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Rihanna is skipping this year's Grammys awards ceremony for health reasons

The upcoming Grammys awards ceremony keeps generating both excitements and disappointments this week. Among the latter there's the news that Rihanna won't making it to the event due to doctor's orders. The artist has come down with bronchitis and has been advised to give her vocal chords a rest for at least 48 hours. The audience is left to console themselves with the knowledge that at least other artists - Lady Gaga with her tribute to David Bowie, James Bay collaborating with Tori KellyRead and others - have not yet bowed out.