The 2013 Grammy nominations were announced last night. Some of the notable nods: Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, and Kanye West earned six nominations each; Miguel earned a few for everyone’s jam, “Adorn” and his album Kaleidoscope Dream; Rihanna’s “Where Have You Been” is nominated for Best Pop Vocal Performance; and Tamia’s “Beautiful Surprise” earned a nod for Best R&B Song. You can see all the nominees at Grammy.com. (Grammy)

In the premiere episode of Well Dunn fashion maven Jourdan Dunn heats up the kitchen with Jamaican-styled jerk pork, rice and beans, and Caribbean salsa while she dishes on shooting the Vogue Italia “All Black” issue with Steven Miesel. (Life and Times)

Oprah Winfrey has been dethroned as the richest black woman in the world. The new leading lady is oil baroness Folorunsho Alakija from Nigeria. While drilling oil has reportedly made the 61-year-old owner of Famfa Oil Limited a very rich woman—she is estimated to be worth at least $3.2 billion—Alakija started her ascent to financial supremacy in fashion. Go Folo! (Business Day Online)

JET Magazine, the nation’s preeminent African-American biweekly magazine, profiles its first gay male couple in its December 10th issue. Dr. Ravi Perry and Paris Prince are featured as part of its “Jet Love” wedding series. (Glaad)

Pop star and CoverGirl Pink covered Alicia Key’s “Girl On Fire” for BBC Radio yesterday. Not a bad rendition at all. Alicia’s album of the same name debuted at number-one on the Billboard charts. Congrats Keys! (LA Times)

 

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