Pulitzer Prizes: Will #MeToo and Trump exclusives triumph?

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The 30-year-old Californian won the prize for his album Damn released in April 2017.

The breaking news photography award went to Ryan Kelly of The Daily Progress of Charlottesville, Virginia, who captured the moment a auto plowed into counter-protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in the Virginia college town. In a text Monday, Kelly described the prize as an "incredible honor" but added: "Mostly I'm still heartbroken for Heather Heyer's family and everybody else who was affected by that tragic violence".

The Press Democrat of Sonoma County, California, received the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting for the paper's coverage of wildfires in the state last fall.

The Pulitzers, administered by Columbia University, are annual awards for newspaper, magazine and digital news coverage.

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Lamar's "DAMN" was announced as the recipient of the prestigious award on Monday, a history-making first for a rap artists, as the music award is typically given to classical or jazz works. Art critic Jerry Saltz of NY magazine won the criticism award.

The Pulitzer board called the album DAMN a work that captures the complexity of African-American life.

Other Pulitzer winners this year included The New York Times and The New Yorker for their journalism, breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal and kicking off the #MeToo movement and Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, by James Forman Jr., in general non-fiction writing.

The Republican president calls the investigation a "witch hunt". The movie producer's attorneys have said he denies any non-consensual sexual contact with anyone.

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The Pulitzer prize is best known for recognising USA journalism, but it also gives awards for books, poetry and music. There are 14 categories for reporting, photography, criticism and commentary.

Indeed, he's made overall pop music history.

The first journalism prizes were awarded in 1917, including one to the New York Tribune for an editorial on the first anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania.

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