Natalie Cole

Ahead of Monday’s show, news outlets reported that the Grammys could be under fire since it planned to pay tribute to white performers such as David Bowie and The Eagles’ Glenn Frey, above in a 2012 file photo, with live performances, though the legacy of black acts such as Natalie Cole and Maurice White of Earth, Wind & Fire recently passed and were not receiving the same treatment. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP, File)

Scoop: Producer says Grammys doesn’t have diversity issue

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Friends of Natalie Cole (pictured performing in 2003) say she appeared to be in poor health before she died last week. (AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini)

Scoop: R&B great Natalie Cole battled health, drug issues

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In a Monday, March 2, 2015 file photo, singer Natalie Cole performs at "An Evening of SeriousFun Celebrating the Legacy of Paul Newman," at Avery Fisher Hall, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Natalie Cole, Grammy winning singer, has died

LOS ANGELES — Natalie Cole, the daughter of jazz legend Nat King…