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Smokey Robinson Defends J.Lo, Says Motown’s Music Isn’t “Just for Black People”

For those of you who didn’t enjoy Jennifer Lopez’s Motown tribute at the 2019 Grammy Awards, Smokey Robinson wants you to have several seats and stop being a hater because you’re clearly missing the point of Motown. WATCH: Twitter Was Not Here for J.Lo’s Jentrified Motown Tribute Grammys Performance On Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 12), at least two days removed from the Grammys, Smokey said in a lengthy statement (via Instagram) that those protesting J.Lo’s performance are “trying to set us back a hu...
Tags: Music, Celebs, Instagram, Smokey Robinson, Pop Culture, Jennifer Lopez, Jazz, Michael Jackson, Grammys, Diana Ross, Don, Jennifer, J Lo, Motown, Smokey, Gordy


Pro-Trump Singer Joy Villa Wore “Build the Wall” Dress at the 2019 Grammys

Pro-Trump singer Joy Villa showed up to the 2019 Grammy Awards looking like the world’s tackiest racist.Villa posed for photos on the red carpet of the Grammys Sunday (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles wearing a dress made to look like a border wall with the words “BUILD THE WALL” written on the back. She completed her offensive look with a red “MAGA” purse, which she proudly posed with.This isn’t the first time the avid Trump supporter has made a political statement on the Grammys’ red carpet either. In ...
Tags: Politics, Celebs, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Pop Culture, Jazz, Donald Trump, Grammys, Maria, Villa, Trump, Red Carpet, Recording Academy, Trump Trump, Make America Great Again, Fox Business Mornings


Why Did the Grammys Cut Drake Off in the Middle of His Acceptance Speech?

After winning the Grammy for Best Rap Song (for “God’s Plan”), Drake delivered an impassioned speech that was cut short by Grammy producers.The Canadian rapper surprised the audience by appearing from under the stage to personally accept his fourth trophy. But instead of thanking his team and his family (like most artists do), Drizzy chose to use his moment to let everyone know that awards really aren’t all that important.“This is like the first time in Grammys history where I actually am who I ...
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XXXTentacion Left Out of 2019 Grammys “In Memoriam” Segment Because of Domestic Violence Allegations

Each year, the Grammy Awards pay tribute to musicians who have passed away since the previous year’s ceremony. This year, the Grammys’ “In Memoriam” segment featured tributes to Aretha Franklin, Mac Miller, Avicii, and many others.However, XXXTentacion—who was tragically shot and killed in June 2018—was missing from the segment, and fans immediately took notice:yeah call me petty but will not be watching the #GRAMMYs in the near future since they left out @xxxtentacion from the RIP section— Will...
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Chloe x Halle Pay Tribute to Donny Hathaway With “Where Is the Love” Cover at the Grammys (VIDEO)

Chloe x Halle made their Grammy Awards debut Sunday night (Feb. 10) with a soul-stirring tribute to the late Donny Hathaway.The sister duo—who are signed to Beyoncé’s Parkwood Entertainment label imprint—performed Hathaway’s “Where Is the Love,” and naturally, they kilt it.Watch below:chloe x halle performing 'where is the love' by donny hathaway at the 2019 #grammys! pic.twitter.com/Jvw2DXtOy1— chloe x halle updates (@cxhupdates) February 11, 2019 Chloe x Halle Pay Tribute to Donny Hat...
Tags: Videos, Music, Celebs, Television, Beyonce, Entertainment, Pop Culture, Jazz, Grammys, Donny Hathaway, Hathaway, Chloe, Halle, Parkwood Entertainment, Performances, Chloe x Halle


Alicia Keys Wows at the Grammys With Dual Piano Flex (VIDEO)

As host of the 2019 Grammy Awards, it was expected that Alicia Keys would take the stage at some point during the 3.5-hour show. But we had no idea she would flex on all of us by playing two pianos at the same damn time!Is anyone else feeling like @aliciakeys is who they wanna be when they grow up? https://t.co/y0yxj6eH6A #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/D6ps9VpkXu— Good Morning America (@GMA) February 11, 2019 After showing off a bit with her dual piano playing skills (shout to Hazel Scott!), Keys the...
Tags: Videos, Music, Celebs, Television, Entertainment, Alicia Keys, Pop Culture, Jazz, Grammys, Ella Mai, Roberta Flack, Ed O Keefe, ALICIA, Cee Lo, Performances, Grammys 2019


WATCH: Twitter Was Not Here for J.Lo’s Jentrified Motown Tribute Grammys Performance

When Jennifer Lopez was announced as the headlining performer for the Grammys’ Motown tribute, folks naturally scratched their heads and collectively asked: “How Sway?!?”When she finally took the stage Sunday night (Feb. 10) at the 61st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles to perform, she did her thing, yet, something was still… missing. Twitter took notice and basically said, “Nah, sis, that wasn’t it” as they roasted the hell out of her for “Jentrifying” a Motown tribute.Maybe it was the fac...
Tags: Videos, Music, Celebs, Television, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Chile, Smokey Robinson, Michelle Obama, Pop Culture, Jennifer Lopez, Jazz, Mary J Blige, Grammys, Jlo, Jenny


Here’s What Taylor Swift Skipped the 2019 Grammys For

Swift was nowhere to be seen at music's biggest night
Tags: News, Taylor Swift, Uncategorized, Awards, Grammys 2019


Here’s How the Grammys Explained Why Drake’s Speech Got Cut Off

The Canadian rapper made a surprise appearance
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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


Cardi B & Offset Reunite, Lick Tongues on the Grammy Awards Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

Good news for Offset: It looks like he definitely got his wife Cardi B back. Things were looking seriously shaky for the Migos rapper after his public plea at the Rolling Loud festival to take him back fell flat.Bad news for all of us: We apparently have to suffer through Cardi and Offset’s awkward reunion tour as they get reacquainted to being a couple again in public.Here are some photos of them licking each other’s tongues and doing the absolute damn most:Seriously though, Cardi’s wild, offbe...
Tags: Celebs, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Pda, Grammys, Celebrity Couples, Trending, Cardi B, Red Carpet, Marie Kondo, Cardi, Get A Room, Offset, Grammys 2019, Doing The Most


‘Happy Birthday to Me!’ Diana Ross Sparkled During Her 75th Birthday Grammys Performance

'Together we have no limits. There's only success ahead'
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Awards, Diana Ross, Onetime, Grammys 2019


Cardi B Owns the 2019 Grammys With Showstopping “Money” Performance (VIDEO)

Someone please call 911, because Cardi B just murdered the stage at the 2019 Grammy Awards.On a set decorated like a huge, bedazzled boudoir, Queen Cardi came for our wigs as she was joined by a troupe of perfectly coordinated dancers and a piano accompanist dressed in couture for a showstopping performance of her latest hit, “Money.” RELATED: Cardi B Makes History As the First Woman Ever to Win Rap Album of the Year at the Grammys She ended her performance by getting on top of the glittering pi...
Tags: Videos, Music, Celebs, Television, Entertainment, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Grammys, Trending, Cardi B, Cardi, Performances, Grammys 2019


Cardi B Makes History As First Solo Woman to Win Best Rap Album at the Grammys

Cardi B took home the award for Best Rap Album tonight at the 2019 Grammy Awards and made history at the same damn time. READ MORE: Is It Disrespectful That Cardi B Won Her First Grammy Before Nicki Minaj? The award, which was presented to Cardi at the 61st Grammys, was for her debut album Invasion of Privacy, which is a huge accomplishment for a new artist. She accepted her award with her husband Offset by her side. SEE MORE: Cardi B & Offset Reunite, Lick Tongues on the Grammy Awards Red Carpe...
Tags: Celebs, Television, Entertainment, Nicki Minaj, Awards, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Grammys, Trending, Lauryn Hill, Cardi B, Cardi, Fugees, Bodak Yellow, Invasion of Privacy (Cardi B Album


Camila Cabello Opens 2019 Grammys With Young Thug, Ricky Martin & J Balvin: Watch Them Perform “Havana” & “Mi Gente”

Camila Cabella opened up the 2019 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles with an electrifying performance of her hit single “Havana.”The former Fifth Harmony star also shared the stage—which she turned into a mini city—with Young Thug, who joined her for “Havana,” and Ricky Martin, and J Balvin, who performed “Mi Gente.”Stay tuned for the full performance, but check out some clips (via Twitter) below:#CamilaCabello kicking off the #GRAMMYs as only she can! #CAMILAxGRAMMY pic.twitter.com/vCWffHaYpC— Mike A...
Tags: Videos, Music, Celebs, Television, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Grammys, Havana, Young Thug, Ricky Martin, Mike Adam, Camila Cabello, J. Balvin


WATCH: Janelle Monae Pays Homage to Prince With “Make Me Feel” Grammys Performance

Janelle Monae took the stage at the 2019 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night (Feb. 10) with a stunning performance of her Dirty Computer Hit “Make Me Feel.”Paying homage to her late mentor Prince, Monae—dressed in a black, patent leather bodysuit—turned the Grammys stage into a purple and pink playground while incorporating medley snippets of other Dirty Computer songs like “Django Jane” and “Pynk.”Janelle is up for two Grammy Awards tonight—Album of the Year for Dirty Computer and Best Vi...
Tags: Videos, Music, Celebs, Television, Entertainment, Los Angeles, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Prince, Grammys, Janelle Monae, Performances, Django Jane, Grammys 2019, Prince Monae


Bebe Rexha Has Two Grammys Dresses: ‘They’re Both Puffy So I Can Eat Whatever I Want’

A few weeks ago, two-time Grammy nominated artist Bebe Rexha had no dress options for the Grammys red carpet. Now, she can’t decide which designer gown to go with for the biggest night in music. “I have two options, and I’m gonna pick the one I feel like in the moment,” Bebe Rexha told Variety […]
Tags: News, Karl Lagerfeld, Grammys, Bebe Rexha, Christian Siriano, Grammys 2019


Grammys Producer Ken Ehrlich “Surprised” By Ariana Grande’s Epic Clapback About Why She’s Not Performing

Ariana Grande and the producer of the Grammy Awards, Ken Ehrlich, are embroiled in something like a beef right now.Ariana was scheduled to perform at the 2019 Grammys, but on Tuesday (Feb. 5)—less than a week before the live show—Variety reported that she would neither be performing at nor attending Sunday’s (Feb. 10) ceremony due to a “disagreement” with Grammy producers over what songs she’d perform during her set.An insider told Variety that Grande felt “insulted” after producers undermined h...
Tags: Music, Celebs, Christina Aguilera, Beef, Ariana Grande, Pop Culture, Jazz, Associated Press, Janis Joplin, Mary J Blige, Grammys, Melissa Etheridge, Ricky Martin, Ken, Variety, Ariana


Dolly Parton Honored as MusiCares Person of the Year Ahead of 2019 Grammys

She's the first country artist to be saluted in the tribute's 29-year history
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Dolly Parton, Onetime, Grammys 2019


Kacey Musgraves Tells Grammy Museum How Trading Humor for Heart Led to Awards Love

In the run-up to Sunday’s Grammy Awards, one of this year’s most high-profile nominees made a stop in a much smaller space than the Staples Center — the adjacent Grammy Museum’s 200-seat Clive Davis Theatre —  for “An Evening With Kacey Musgraves.” Her intimate benefit for the museum included a set of songs from her “Golden […]
Tags: Kacey Musgraves, News, Staples Center, Golden Hour, Grammy Museum, Clive Davis Theatre, Grammys 2019


Jennifer Lopez Will Perform a Motown Tribute at the 2019 Grammys, and Folks Are Naturally Scratching Their Heads

There are entertainers and there are singers. Jennifer Lopez, who started out as a fly girl on In Living Color, is most certainly the former and not the latter.And that’s not a slight. J. Lo, as she’s often referred to, is one of the finest entertainers in the music business.At nearly 50, she looks and dances better than many of her 20-something counterparts. Her catalog is full of indelible earworms and she’s reinvented herself musically in ways that rival Madonna.But a singer, she is not. And ...
Tags: Music, Celebs, Entertainment, Pop Culture, Jennifer Lopez, Jazz, Madonna, Cbs, Grammys, Ashanti, Black History Month, Jennifer, Jennifer Hudson, J Lo, Lopez, Reese


Who Should Win at the 2019 Grammys?

Predicting this year's winners on music's biggest night
Tags: Music, News, Uncategorized, Awards, Grammys 2019


Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Grammys

When it's happening, who's performing, and the scoop on the nominees
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Grammys 2019: The Ultimate Party Guide

Let the music play, indeed. The Grammys are just days away and dozens of parties are happening every night this week leading up to the big day, Sunday, Feb. 10. And the partying continues with several bashes following the ceremony. Here is Variety’s ultimate party guide for Grammys 2019… Monday, Feb 4 Grammy Celebration of […]
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Grammy Awards Nominations: The Complete List

Kendrick Lamar led the nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards, with eight nods recognizing his work for the “Black Panther” soundtrack, including the hit song “All The Stars,” with SZA. Drake is right on his tails with seven nominations, and producer Boi-1Da and Americana singer Brandi Carlile are just behind them with six apiece. Cardi B, Lady […]
Tags: News, Kendrick Lamar, BOI, Brandi Carlile, Grammy Nominations, Grammys 2019, Cardi B Lady