Daft Punk takes top Grammys, Spielberg address U.N.
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 01:23
Jan 27 - The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Daft Punk wins big at the Grammys, Quentin Tarantino files a lawsuit, and Steven Spielberg address the United Nations. Bob Mezan reports.
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The Grammy awards were handed out over the weekend and French DJs Daft Punk scored a double win. The group took home album of the year for "Random Access Memories," and record of the year with the summer dance hit "Get Lucky."
Lorde won two Grammys for song of the year and best pop solo performance with her breakout hit "Royals."
And Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took home 4 Grammys - sweeping the rap awards and also taking home the honor of best new artist.
Quentin Tarantino is suing online publisher Gawker Media and the website AnonFiles.com for more than 1 million dollars for posting a copy of his unproduced screenplay. The lawsuit accuses both outlets of illegally posting Tarantino's script for "The Hateful Eight." Tarantino said last week that he was halting production on the film due to the script's release.
Finally, Steven Spielberg addressed a United Nations Holocaust conference. Spielberg spoke at the 'International Day of Commemoration in Memory of Victims of the Holocaust,' an annual event that features speeches by diplomats and Holocaust survivors. Spielberg gave the keynote address and talked about the making his 1993 film, "Schindler's List."
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