When bad things happen, concerts usually follow. After 9/11, there was America: A Tribute to Heroes and the Concert for New York. After Hurricane Katrina, the major TV networks broadcast A Concert for Hurricane Relief, an event famous for Kanye West’s declaration that, “George W. Bush doesn’t care about black people,” and Shelter for the […]

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Stand-up comedian and Yang Gang member Dave Chappelle took home the Grammy last night for Best Comedy Album, beating fellow nominees Jim Gaffigan (Quality Time), Trevor Noah (Son of Patricia), Ellen DeGeneres (Relatable), and Aziz Ansari (Right Now) for the award with his 2019 Broadway show turned Netflix special Sticks & Stones. Unless you were […]

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Spanish singer Rosalía won the Grammy award Sunday night for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album for El Mal Querer, and her performance of “Juro Que” and “Malamente” on the telecast featured the vibrant influence of Flamenco on her music. In the press room after accepting her trophy, Rosalía, who is the first all-Spanish-language […]

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The Grammys are ostensibly music’s biggest night, but once again, Sunday night’s awards felt more like music’s longest night. Looming over the celebration were two unexpected happenings: the sudden death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, and the news of turmoil within the organization, prompted by Recording Academy president Deborah Dugan’s ouster. Could there be a […]

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Lizzo can’t cure broken hearts, but she opened the 2020 Grammys with a little music for thought. “This is for Kobe,” she declared, before ripping into her song “Cuz I Love You.” The singer dedicated her first ever Grammys performance to the late basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, who died Sunday morning. The award show takes […]

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In the wake of the shocking death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant today, the Grammys will honor the player with a tribute during tonight’s ceremony, Billboard reports. The ceremony takes place at Staples Center, the home of the L.A. Lakers, where fans have been gathering outside this afternoon to remember Bryant. He played on the […]

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The 62nd annual Grammy Awards have arrived at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and many, many more Grammy Awards have arrived at the Microsoft Theater directly across the street. Before the performances begin, and following the victories Beyoncé and Lady Gaga have already netted, we’re gathering the best looks turned by the best stars […]

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While the world is reeling from the tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, the Grammys must go on. It’s music’s self-proclaimed biggest night of the year. This year’s nominees were announced back in November by Alicia Keys, who hosted the awards show for the second time. Turns out when Beyoncé sang “Who run the […]

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The 2020 Grammy nominations have been revealed, and there’s much to talk about. The freshmen have the run of the school now, as three artists have cornered the major categories with their breakout records. Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X lead the pack. The Midwestern rapper, singer, and flautist’s Cuz I Love You netted […]

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If you woke up this morning compelled to punch the air, chances are you’re Taylor Swift. The Grammys announced its nominations for the 2020 ceremony bright and early on Wednesday and, per usual, it’s a mixed bag of delightful acknowledgments (Michelle Obama! Nipsey Hussle!), oddities (see: whatever’s happening in the rock field), and puzzling omissions […]

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Fans, prepare to mobilize. The 2020 Grammy nominations are upon us, set to be announced on November 20 by Alicia Keys and Bebe Rexha. Which can only mean one thing: It’s that time of year to argue about how the Recording Academy did [insert your fave here] dirty. Will Taylor Swift be snubbed two albums […]

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There could not have been any furs tossed around the stage, however the octaves had been out in full power on Sunday night time to honor our eternally supreme diva, Aretha Franklin, throughout CBS’s Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul tribute. Aretha-in-training Jennifer Hudson and fellow divas Céline Dion, Kelly Clarkson, Alicia […]

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Last night, Post Malone shared his first Grammys efficiency with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, becoming a member of in a protracted line of rap-rock collaborations which have dotted the ceremony over the previous 20 years. Rap-rock isn’t essentially essentially the most respected, awards-friendly style — Limp Bizkit have zero Grammys, in spite of everything […]

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The Grammys are that in style child everybody in school finds just a little intimidating. Their main supply of energy is folks’s unquestioning acceptance of present hierarchies and social mores. When they trigger bother, folks muse about what would occur if everybody abruptly stopped feeding them the eye that makes them appear vital, however yearly […]

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“All of my life, I’ve been recognized for 2 issues,” deadpanned Dolly Parton, as she took the stage to gather the MusiCares Person of the Year, pausing for impact, “Well, not them.” “I’ve additionally been often called a singer and songwriter, too,” the nation icon clarified. “Although, I’m not complaining – Ol’ Pancho and Lefty’ve […]

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There are 84 Grammy classes. Eighty-four! That’s a lotta golden gramophones — and although nearly all of the awards are handed out earlier than the official telecast of Music’s Biggest Night, they nonetheless imply one thing to the individuals who win them. Most classes are, as ever, dotted with trade curiosities together with a number […]

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We’ve positioned our bets, now it’s time to face the music. The nominations for the 2019 Grammys are right here (a pair days late, due to 41’s funeral) and greater than ever. Literally. Kendrick Lamar (eight noms) and Drake (seven) lead the sector of nominations, with robust showings from H.E.R., Kacey Musgraves, Brandi Carlile, and […]

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The Grammys are nonetheless 4 months out, but it surely’s by no means too early to begin making ready for the worst. Earlier this week, the Associated Press reported that the Recording Academy is as much as its outdated tips, voting to disqualify Post Malone from Best New Artist rivalry on the idea that he’s […]

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Months after Recording Academy president Neil Portnow said women need to “step up” to solve their underrpresentation in the Grammy nominations, he’s stepping down. Billboard reports that Portnow won’t return as president when his contract expires next year. Portnow has been in the position since 2002, and reportedly, a successor will be named by next […]

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