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Women shut out of Grammys comedy album category. That's no joke and no surprise

The nominations for the 2019 Grammys Awards were announced on Friday morning, and this year's contenders for best comedy album are - surprise! - all men.

Patton Oswalt ("Annihilation"), Dave Chappelle ("Equanimity & the Bird Revelation"), Jim Gaffigan ("Noble Ape"), Fred Armisen ("Standup for Drummers") and Chris Rock ("Tamborine") were all recognized.

Solely nominating men for this particular prize is nothing new for the Grammys. This year's

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