The 61st GRAMMY Awards are in the books! Find out who was nominated and who won in each of the 84 categories.
The Empress Of Soul Gladys Knight opened Super Bowl 2019 in her hometown of Atlanta with a powerful rendition of the National Anthem. The Super Bowl kickoff also featured first-time GRAMMY nominees Chloe x Halle, who sang a stunning duet of “America the Beautiful.”
Meet First-Time Nominee: Ashley McBryde on Self-Acceptance & Why There’s Room for Everyone in Country MusicJanuary 22, 2019
When the music industry told her she needed to change, the Arkansas-born country singer opted to become more herself. At 35 years old, Ashley McBryde has a critically acclaimed debut album, Girl Going Nowhere, and her first GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Album.
Quincy Jones to Receive Special Achievement Honor from the African-American Film Critics AssociationJanuary 17, 2019
GRAMMY-winning music legend Quincy Jones will receive a Special Achievement honor from the African-American Film Critics Association, the largest group of black film critics.
“Quincy Jones is a cultural icon,” AAFCA co-founder Shawn Edwards said in a statement. “For nearly 70 years, he has helped shape pop culture as a music composer and producer as well as a film/TV composer and producer. His creative influence is unparalleled. He has molded the arts, film and music with a force that we may never witness again in our lifetime and given back all along the way.”
Music lovers and fans of man other live events dusted off their passports and headed out to international destinations to catch music live in 2018, a new study shows. The study, solely based on sales from StubHub, shows roughly 200,000 customers went to a different country to experience one of approximately 30,000 live events, according to Rolling Stone. Fans included in the report come from 144 countries that include the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Mexico and France. The U.S. and the U.K. are home to the fans most likely to travel for concerts, festivals, sports and other live events.
The nominations for the 61st GRAMMY Awards on February 10th are here! Find out who has been nominated in each of the 84 categories.
Beyoncé’s Saturday night headlining set at Coachella was the talk of weekend one. Now the GRAMMY winner has announced she’s donating $100k in scholarship funds to be shared among four historically black universities. The singer plans to donate four $25,000 scholarships to be awarded to one student each at Bethune-Cookman University, Tuskegee University, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Wilberforce University through the Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018–2019 academic year as part of her BeyGOOD initiative.
With “Elton John: I’m Still Standing—A GRAMMY Salute” just a few weeks away, the Piano Man is getting a lot of love these days. Now, the track listings for two new albums of covers, Revamp and Restoration, reveal a stacked lineup of artists tackling the biggest hits penned by Elton John and his longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin.
For the second consecutive tour, the GRAMMY nominee is again bringing along CAST on Tour, an initiative of the mental health advocacy organization CAST Foundation.
The initiative kicked off Feb. 26 in San Diego, where Lovato invited student survivors of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Fla., to attend the session. Lovato also brought the students onstage during her performance later in the evening, in addition to inviting the audience to donate toward mental health resources for the students impacted by the school shooting through a CAST Foundation text donation.
The Latin GRAMMY winner has partnered with the Latin Recording Academy’s flagship charitable organization to send a deserving student to music school.