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Despite Improvements, the Grammys Still Have a Lot of Catching Up to Do

Even after a Grammy Awards show that was judged to be the strongest in years — one that addressed many long-standing issues regarding female and minority inclusion — a top-level Grammy executive once again sowed discord. While the Feb. 10 telecast featured many dynamic moments and a nominee list filled with female and minority artists, […]
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Tiffany Haddish Reveals Plans for Album That May Be Called ‘The She Ready Experience’

Tiffany Haddish has music on her mind. In a recent interview with Glamour, Haddish revealed that she’s working on an album. The “Girls Trip” actress was up for a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album for her audiobook “The Last Black Unicorn.” She also sings on that project at the very end. “This is before I […]
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Michelle Obama's mom reminds her she's not a 'real celebrity'

The "Becoming" author made a surprise appearance at the Grammys but her mom wasn't too impressed.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Michelle Obama’s Grammys Appearance Did Not Impress Michelle Obama’s Mom

On Grammy night, the biggest cheer from the crowd wasn't for a musician. It came when Michelle Obama touched a microphone. The former First Lady -- flanked by Alicia Keys, Jada Pinkett Smith, Lady Gaga, and Jennifer Lopez, and towering over all four of them -- said a few vague words about the … More »
Tags: Music, News, Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez, Grammys, Alicia Keys Jada Pinkett Smith Lady Gaga


Michelle Obama just shared a glorious text exchange with her mom from Grammys night

Becoming First Lady of the US means a lot of big life changes, but the one thing it apparently doesn't put an end to are wonderfully awkward messages from your mom.Nothing stops those. Not even becoming a best selling author, or a super popular surprise guest at the Grammys.SEE ALSO: 17 books every activist should read in 2019On Wednesday morning, Michelle Obama took to Instagram to share a truly A+ message exchange she'd had with her mom, after appearing at the Awards show on Sunday.Ma...
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How Brandi Carlile Stole the Grammys

What beats winning some awards on a show? Winning an awards show. There’s no trophy given out for what Brandi Carlile did on the Grammys Sunday, bringing down the house and raising the social media roof with “The Joke.” But she should leave an empty space on her mantle in honor of this moment anyway. […]
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Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Hosts Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Wahlberg at Grammy Viewing Party

Several hours before Aerosmith took the stage for the second annual Steven Tyler Grammy viewing party — which benefits Janie’s Fund, an organization created by Tyler to help underage victims of human trafficking — an energized and animated Tyler spoke to Variety about what it’s like when the band gets together these days. “Let’s just […]
Tags: News, Mark Wahlberg, Leonardo Dicaprio, Steven Tyler, Grammys, Aerosmith, Variety, Tyler, Janie, Steven Tyler Hosts Leonardo DiCaprio Mark Wahlberg, Grammy Viewing Party


Zedd’s Suggestion for the Grammys: ‘There Should Be Way More Categories’

Sitting in the Interscope Records studio where he recorded his first two albums, Anton Zaslavski, better known as Zedd, revealed an inside look at what it’s like to be one of the music industry’s most powerful hitmakers Thursday at a masterclass hosted by Universal Music Group and Marriott Bonvoy in partnership with Interscope Records. Surrounded […]
Tags: News, Grammys, Zedd, Universal Music Group, Maren Morris, Interscope Records, The Middle, Anton Zaslavski, Marriott Bonvoy


With ‘Black Panther’ and Childish Gambino Wins, Ludwig Göransson Sets a Grammy Record

Ludwig Göransson’s Grammy wins Sunday night broke yet another record: The Swedish composer and member of Childish Gambino became the first artist to win song of the year and best score soundtrack for projects in entirely different music genres. Göransson won for his “Black Panther” score and shared the song of the year Grammy with […]
Tags: News, Awards, Grammys, Black Panther, Gambino, Childish Gambino, Goransson, Ludwig Göransson, Childish Gambino Wins Ludwig Göransson


Katy Perry ‘Blackface’ Shoes Pulled From Stores

Katy Perry’s fashion line is pulling a number of shoes from retailers including Dillards and Walmart after one of the styles was criticized for evoking racist imagery. The style in question, present on the line’s “Rue Face Slip On Loafers” and “Ora Face Block Heel Sandal,” featured large, blue eyes and and a pair of even larger red […]
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Dan + Shay’s ‘Tequila’ Named Most Shazamed Song of the Grammys

Everyone wanted a taste of “Tequila” at this year’s Grammy Awards. The hit single from country duo Dan + Shay was the most Shazamed song of the night following the artists’ stripped-down performance, featuring Dan Smyers on guitar and Shay Mooney on piano. “Tequila” was a multi-week No. 1 smash at country radio and crossed […]
Tags: News, Alicia Keys, Grammys, Shazam, Dan + Shay, Shay Mooney, H.e.r, Dan Smyers


Grammys 2019: Everything You Didn’t See on TV

With all the cameras in action at a major awards show like the Grammys, there are still many things that happen offstage or during commercial breaks that aren’t seen by the millions watching the telecast — but are spied by certain eagle-eyed reporters from their seats in the auditorium. Here are a few highlights that […]
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The Grammys did a few things right, but the show was still completely unwatchable

More diverse, critically acclaimed artists won Grammys this year, but the actual telecast remained a mess.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Opinion: Why the Grammys exceeded my expectations

There's no doubt that women had a banner year at the Grammys. It's hard to say if this is an anomaly or the new normal, and it's too soon to herald a changing of the guard within the Recording Academy. However, the diversity of the female performers/honorees and winners -- not only in terms of race, but also musical genre and generation (from legends like Dolly Parton and Diana Ross to newcomers like Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa, and H.E.R.) -- is worth noting and applauding. Let's hope it's a sign ...
Tags: News, Dolly Parton, Stories, Grammys, Diana Ross, Recording Academy, Camila Cabello Dua Lipa


Michelle Obama led a banner year for women at the Grammys

The show had some missteps, but overall it was a marked improvement from last year in one major way, says Rebecca Bodenheimer: Women dominated the night. Let's hope it's a sign of a more equitable future in the music industry, she writes.
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TV Ratings: Grammy Awards Tick Up in Early Numbers From 2018

The Grammy Awards are up in the early Nielsen ratings compared to 2018. The Sunday awards telecast on CBS nabbed a 12.8 rating in metered market households, up ever so slightly from the 12.7 rating the 2018 telecast drew. Time zone adjusted numbers for the Grammys will be available later on Monday and this post […]
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Where was Donald Glover? Childish Gambino wasn't at the Grammys to accept big wins

Childish Gambino won four out of the five awards he was nominated for, but was not there to accept them.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Smokey Robinson: Jennifer Lopez Motown tribute critics 'stupid'

Before they even hit the stage Sunday night at the Grammys for a tribute to Motown, Smokey Robinson was defending the selection of Jennifer Lopez.
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Smokey Robinson calls Jennifer Lopez Motown tribute complainers 'stupid'

Before they even hit the stage Sunday night at the Grammys for a tribute to Motown, Smokey Robinson was defending the selection of Jennifer Lopez.
Tags: Cnn, Smokey Robinson, Grammys, Jennifer Lopez Motown


This Grammy winner was 'so freaking nervous' about performance

Brandi Carlile reveals the peaceful look on Janelle Monae's face helped settle her nerves at the Grammys. (Feb. 11)            [Author: AP]
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Here's the other thing that made Cardi B cry

Cardi B got so emotional. Oh not just for her historic Grammys win as the first solo female rapper to win rap album of the year for her debut project "Invasion of Privacy."
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Gallery: Stars party after the Grammys

Stars kept the party going Sunday night in Los Angeles after the Grammy Awards. Check out the scene at the myriad after-parties.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Los Angeles, Usa Today, Grammys


A Pianist Who Came to Play at the 2019 Grammys Is the Internet’s Newly-Crowned Hero

She may have come to play at the Grammys, but she also did not come to play
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Awards, Viral, Grammys, Onetime, Grammys 2019


Adele, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry Hit the Dance Floor at Mark Ronson’s Grammys After-Party

It wasn’t Soho House, the Polo Lounge or the Four Seasons that Mark Ronson chose for his post-Grammy “Club Heartbreak” celebration with some of the biggest stars in music. Rather, Adele, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Troye Sivan, Charli XCX and the girls from Haim were among the revelers at Oil Can Harry’s in Studio City, […]
Tags: News, Adele, Mark Ronson, Lady Gaga, Grammys, Haim, Soho House, Sony Music, Universal Music Group, Studio City, Polo Lounge, Republic Records, Grammys After Party, Adele Lady Gaga Katy Perry, Grammy Club Heartbreak, Adele Lady Gaga Katy Perry Troye Sivan Charli XCX


Grammys 2019: Everything you didn't see on TV during the broadcast

Best album winner Kacey Musgraves awaited her Postmates delivery and Dua Lipa finished her aborted speech. We were backstage and in the audience, giving you everything you missed at the Grammys.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Women dominate at the Grammys

Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga and Cardi B were among the winners of the 2019 Grammy awards.
Tags: News, Grammys, Cardi, Dua Lipa Lady Gaga


Kacey Musgraves And Childish Gambino Win Top Awards At Grammys

Kacey Musgraves won the night's top honor, Album of the Year for "Golden Hour" — which also won Country Album of Year. Childish Gambino won Record and Song of the Year for "This Is America."
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Rap artists and women take center stage at Grammys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rap artists and women have felt shunned by the Grammy Awards in recent years. But this year, they both took center stage. Childish Gambino’s disturbing look at race relations, “This is America,” won record and song of the year on Sunday’s telecast. It was the first time a rap-based song won […]
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Rap artists, women take center stage at Grammys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rap artists and women have both felt shunned by the Grammy Awards in recent years. But this year, they took center stage. Childish Gambino’s disturbing look at race relations, “This is America,” won record and song of the year on Sunday’s telecast. It was the first time a rap-based song won […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, America, Los Angeles, Ap, Nation, Grammys


Politics on the Grammys red carpet

Singers Ricky Rebel and Joy Villa brought politics to the Grammys red carpet, with Rebel sporting a pro-Trump jacket and Villa dressed as a wall. (Feb. 11)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Grammys, Villa, Trump, Joy Villa, Ricky Rebel



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