Posts Tagged ‘grammy’

Writers Jimmy Carter, David Evans take home literary Grammy Awards

The spotlight was on musicians at Sunday’s Grammy Awards presentation, but the Recording Academy found time to honor some writers as well. Former president Jimmy Carter took home the Grammy for spoken word album, a category that includes poetry, audiobooks and storytelling

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Grammy Awards fashion: Here are the showstopping and jaw-dropping looks

Let’s press pause on the regularly scheduled awards-season programming. That’s because it’s Grammys Sunday, and that means a carnival of show-stopping and typically over-the-top looks have come down the red carpet of the 61st Grammy Awards, which honored the best and brightest in the world of music. …

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The Grammy drought continues for rap records: Album of the year bypasses the genre for the 15th straight year

For the 15th straight year, albums made by musicians in the rap genre, the most dominant musical movement of the past three decades, came up short in the Grammy Awards’ biggest category, album of the year. Instead, Nashville singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves earned a victory Sunday night for her…

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Grammys’ Motown tribute with Jennifer Lopez upsets some viewers

Jennifer Lopez’s tribute to Motown at the 61st Grammy Awards has not gone over too well. Viewers — at least those airing their grievances on social media — seem puzzled that out of all of the musicians (theoretically) available, the organizers of the telecast chose J. Lo to pay tribute to the iconic…

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2019 Grammys: Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama and others issue call for unity

The music community offered a state of the union address of its own on Sunday at the 61st Grammy Awards ceremony. After months on defense, artists positioned music as a unifying force and healing salve for a deeply polarized world

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Cardi B first solo woman to win rap album Grammy

Cardi B won the Grammy for rap album at the 61st Grammy Awards for her debut LP “Invasion of Privacy.” She is the first woman to win the award as a solo artist since its introduction at the 1996 telecast. The album yielded two No. 1 singles, Cardi’s breakthrough single “Bodak Yellow” and “I Like..

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2019 Grammys: Lady Gaga unleases her fierce pop diva for ‘Shallow’ performance

Mother Monster is back. Lady Gaga delivered another emotional rendition of “Shallow,” from the Oscar-nominated film “A Star Is Born,” at the Grammy Awards on Sunday. The duet, which she performs in the film with director and costar Bradley Cooper, was all Gaga inside the Staples Center

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Cardi B’s Grammy performance for ‘Money’ serves us plenty of noir glam

Cardi B shed her clam-and-pearl ensemble from the red carpet Sunday night when she stepped onto the Grammy Awards stage to perform “Money” from her Grammy-nominated album, “Invasion of Privacy.” It was the Bronx-bred rapper’s second Grammy performance but her first solo gig. (Last year she was ..

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Alicia Keys will host the 2019 Grammy Awards

While the Oscars remain without a host, the Grammy Awards are doubling down on their female presence this year by naming powerhouse singer-songwriter Alicia Keys as the ceremony’s host. “I know what it feels like to be on that stage, and I’m going to bring that vibe and energy,” the 15-time Grammy..

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Record producer Jeff Bhasker cuts a deal for polished Venice home

It’s another hit for Jeff Bhasker. The record producer and songwriter, who has won multiple Grammy Awards for his work with Kanye West and Jay-Z, has sold his loft-style home in Venice for $2.075 million, records show

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