Forty years ago today, Stevie Wonder released his widely acclaimed 1976 double LP, Songs in the Key of Life, This is the feature we published on the album in the fall of 1976. When Paul Simon accepted last year's Grammy Award for best album, he thanked Stevie Wonder for not making an album in 1975. Show More Summary
For the past two-and-a-half decades during the week before the Grammy Awards, one legacy artist has been named the MusiCares Person of the Year and paid tribute to in a star-studded event. Last year it was Lionel Richie, the year before was Bob Dylan, and it 2017 it’ll be Tom Petty. “Tom burst into our […]
The Grammy Award for bluegrass will continue for a few more years, attendees at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass were told Tuesday in Raleigh, where some high profile industry representatives launched an education campaign to ensure the category continues for many more years beyond that. Only […] The post Bluegrass Grammy Safe, For Now appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour has been a wild one – the 35 year old singer has always been one for flashy performances, take his 2013 Grammy Awards performance of “Suit & Tie” for instance. And if you haven’t had the fortune of attending one of his concerts, fear no more: Netflix has just […]
Could Spotify, Apple Music, and even Tidal end up major players when it comes to the biggest award shows in the entertainment biz?
We're always in the mood for new music! Jody Watley first made a name for herself as a member of Shalamar in the '70s before going solo as Best New Artist at the 1988 Grammy Awards… and she's STILL putting out hits to this day. In fact, she may actually be better than ever now that she's [...]
Our weekly diarist Anthea Kreston is getting the red-carpet treatment with the Artemis Quartet. The quartet has been awarded an ECHO Award – the European equivalent to a Grammy. It is the fourth for the Artemis – and will be my first time walking the Red Carpet. I never anticipated that I would still be […]
Who the fuck is Bonnie Bear? The year was 2012. Justin Vernon, the man behind Bon Iver, hadn’t yet reached the Grammy stage to accept an award for Best New Artist, when the internet erupted with wrath and bewilderment. This humble lumberjack with an inexplicable name had just snatched the statuette... Continue reading
Emmys, Oscars, Grammys and MTV Music awards, you can be assured if there are super stars and red carpets involved, trends will be set. This is especially true when it comes to the beauty industry, particularly where fashion and hairShow More Summary
After receiving the Pulitzer Prize for music last year, a Grammy Award nomination and other praise for her coal-mining-themed choral work “Anthracite Fields,” composer Julia Wolfe can add another accolade to her professional mantel: a MacArthur Fellowship, a five-year grant that comes with an unrestricted...
Awards will broadcast live Nov. 17.
No clear leader emerged in the nominations for the 17th annual Latin Grammy Awards, announced Wednesday morning. Mexican pop duo Jesse & Joy, Brazilian singer-songwriter Djavan and Colombian pop vocalist Fonseca took the lead, with four nominations apiece. Coming in at three nods each were Tijuana...
For Macy Gray, the Grammy Award–winning musician best known for her simple, emotive hit “I Try,” performing the song that catalyzed her fame never gets old. “It’s a groovy song,” she told The Huffington Post in a phone interview. “I’ve...Show More Summary
In what is probably the most best advertisement that Apple has put together in a while, a weary-sounding “six time Grammy award winner” Lady Gaga took a break while “at the studio,” in the midst of doing such professional-sounding record-y...Show More Summary
The Academy that bestows the Emmy Awards, television's biggest honor, aren't the most progressive awarding body around. Like the Oscars and Grammys, the Emmys have struggled to keep up with a frankly ludicrous influx of talent and product...Show More Summary
Kesha rocks a pajama-looking ensemble as she heads to catch a flight out of LAX Airport on Friday (September 16) in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old singer walked arm-in-arm with her boyfriend Brad Ashenfelter and was spotted signing autographs for excited fans outside the airport. Kesha recently revealed that she has been working on a collaboration [...]
The biggest honor in entertainment isn't TV's Emmy, or Broadway's Tony, music's Grammy, or even film's Oscar. It's all four together: the EGOT. That grand combination of Hollywood's greatest performance prizes is called the EGOT as an acronym representing all four of the above awards. Show More Summary
He's won Latin Grammy awards, toured the world and played with flamenco's superstar "gods" Camaron de la Isla and Paco de Lucia. But at 58, Spain's famed gypsy guitarist Tomatito, who drew a standing ovation at Seville's Flamenco Biennial...Show More Summary
Many readers know the 2013 song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. The song hit #1 on the charts in more than two dozen countries in 2014, won several Grammy music awards and was even nominated for an Academy Award for best original song....Show More Summary
Usher Raymond received the esteemed honor of his own star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame yesterday (September 7, 2016). The eight-time Grammy awarding winning artist happily posed with his new star, which is located at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Argyle Avenue in Los Angeles. Show More Summary