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  • Dolly Parton announced as 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year honoree

    Dolly Parton announced as 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year honoree

    Dolly Parton has been killing it lately - as per usual for one of the most successful American songwriters of the 20th century and beyond. Parton was recently announced to become the first woman to receive a second star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, in addition to being honored with the Bill Rosendahl...
  • Grammy Awards ceremony returns to Los Angeles in 2019; more Grammy Week dates announced

    Grammy Awards ceremony returns to Los Angeles in 2019; more Grammy Week dates announced

    The Recording Academy has announced that the 61st Grammy Awards will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 10, 2019. The Grammy Awards have been held there since 2000, except for 2018, when the show was held at New York's Madison Square Garden. CBS will have the U.S. telecast of...
  • Recording Academy announces expansion of Grammy nominees for major award categories

    Recording Academy announces expansion of Grammy nominees for major award categories

    The Grammy Awards, or any kind of entertainment-focused awards show, just aren’t what they used to be in terms of, well, entertaining. Whether you’re talking about the Academy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards or the Grammys, fans and consumers here in America just seem to lose more and more interest...
  • Neil Portnow to exit Recording Academy, which has appointed diversity task force members

    Neil Portnow to exit Recording Academy, which has appointed diversity task force members

    The Recording Academy, the group behind the Grammy Awards, has announced that president/CEO Neil Portnow is exiting in mid- 2019. He had been the Recording Academy chief since 2002, and he will assist in finding his successor. The announcement comes after a series of controversies involving Portnow...
  • Chris Stapleton to head to MGM Grand in Las Vegas this March

    Chris Stapleton to head to MGM Grand in Las Vegas this March

    Country star Chris Stapleton will head to MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. to perform on March 23. Fans will want to catch the show of this Grammy-winning artist, who is dominating Billboard’s Top Country, Albums chart, according to Billboard on Feb. 6. Stapleton won all three of the...
  • P!nk battles flu ahead of Super Bowl National Anthem performance

    P!nk battles flu ahead of Super Bowl National Anthem performance

    Pop star P!nk has been rehearsing for her Super Bowl performance, although she is battling the flu, according to The Washington Post. Known for her spectacular high-flying performances, P!nk is determined to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at U.S. Stadium in Minneapolis before the big game between...
  • Lady Gaga cancels European tour dates due to severe pain

    Lady Gaga cancels European tour dates due to severe pain

    Pop star Lady Gaga announced the cancelation of the remainder of her Joanne World Tour due to a health problem that causes severe pain, according to Rolling Stone on Feb. 3. The cancelation affects upcoming concerts in eight European cities, including London, Manchester, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Paris...
  • Lorde thanks fans in full-page ad following 2018 Grammy Awards

    Lorde thanks fans in full-page ad following 2018 Grammy Awards

    Lorde was the only female artist nominated for Album of the Year at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards, held on Sunday, Jan. 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York. While she didn’t take home the coveted award for her album Melodrama--AOTY went to Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic--the singer wanted to make sure...
  • Cardi B says she will give Bruno Mars her kidney to thank him

    Cardi B says she will give Bruno Mars her kidney to thank him

    “Bodak Yellow” star Cardi B and "24k Magic" star Bruno Mars performed  "Finesse" in an electrifying show at the Grammys live from New York City to the cheer of their fans both live and televised. Cardi B made it a point to thank Mars through shout outs and in post Grammy interviews for the...
  • Elton John and Miley Cyrus make a stand at the Grammys

    Elton John and Miley Cyrus make a stand at the Grammys

    Elton John and Miley Cyrus were one of the most anticipated performances at the 2018 Grammys. The legendary piano man made a stand in the auditorium, playing his classic 1971 sing along “Tiny Dancer.” He brought Miley out just in time for the second verse. The pop singer joined John over his piano...
  • Kesha gives emotional performance of 'Praying' at the Grammy Awards

    Kesha gives emotional performance of 'Praying' at the Grammy Awards

    Joined by an all-star chorus of women, Kesha gave an emotional performance of "Praying" at the 60th Grammy Awards on Sunday night. Kesha was near tears at several moments during the performance, which was preceded by a powerful speech in support of the Time's Up campaign by Janelle Monae. Kesha was...
  • Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne come together for Route 91 tribute

    Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne come together for Route 91 tribute

    Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne came together to pay tribute to the terrible tragedy of the Route 91 Festival in Las Vegas. The artists delivered a heartfelt version of Eric Clapton’s “Tears In Heaven,” all of them trading verses and coming together on the chorus. All three of the...
  • P!nk gives beautiful performance of 'Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken' at the Grammys

    P!nk gives beautiful performance of 'Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken' at the Grammys

    In contrast to her elaborate ariel performances at past Grammy Awards, P!nk was far more subdued but no less memorable in her return to the Grammy stage on Sunday night as she gave a lovely performance of her empowering ballad "Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken." Wearing a simple, understated outfit to go...
  • Lady Gaga lets it fly for her Grammy performance

    Lady Gaga lets it fly for her Grammy performance

    Lady Gaga had the tough job of following Kendrick Lamar at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. But if anyone could do it it was Gaga sitting at a white piano. It was a poignant moment for the singer as she dedicated “Joanne” to her “father’s late sister” and segued into “Million Reasons.” Mother Monster...
  • Kendrick Lamar teams with U2, Dave Chappelle in explosive Grammy performance

    Kendrick Lamar teams with U2, Dave Chappelle in explosive Grammy performance

    All hail King Kendrick. In an explosive opening to the 60th Grammy Awards on Sunday night, Kendrick Lamar gave a standout performance that featured new music, celebrity cameos and, as always, powerful political points. Surrounded by a crew of dancers in masks and military fatigues and an American...
  • Complete list of winners for the 2018 Grammy Awards

    Complete list of winners for the 2018 Grammy Awards

    The Recording Academy pulled out all the stops for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. With performances from Sting to U2,  Kesha, Little Big Town, SZA and Lady Gaga not to mention team ups like Elton John and Miley Cyrus, Cardi B and Bruno Mars, the 60th had some memorable moments. But it’s all about...
  • Pandora predicts 2018 Grammy Award winners

    Pandora predicts 2018 Grammy Award winners

    We won’t know who will walk away with a coveted Grammy Award this year, but if it were up to the fans, Pandora may have unlocked the winners of this year’s festivities. Using in-house data, Pandora looked at the number of times a listener has given a “thumbs up” to a Grammy-nominated song or album...
  • 5 things you didn't know about LCD Soundsystem

    5 things you didn't know about LCD Soundsystem

    LCD Soundsystem burst onto the indie scene with their unique style and flavor nearly two decades ago, but their dance-friendly rock songs still resonate through playlists and DJ booths, especially in their hometown of New York City. The famous band, led by its primary songwriter and frontman, James...
  • Zedd drops catchy new single 'The Middle' with Maren Morris and Grey (listen)

    Zedd drops catchy new single 'The Middle' with Maren Morris and Grey (listen)

    Grammy-winning producer Zedd is back with another single that has hit written all over it. “The Middle” features vocals from country-pop sensation and Grammy winner Maren Morris with additional contributions from the producer duo Grey. The track has everything a pop hit needs; its theme of...
  • Neil Diamond retires from touring due to Parkinson's diagnosis

    Neil Diamond retires from touring due to Parkinson's diagnosis

    Legendary singer Neil Diamond announced his retirement from concert touring in an announcement on his website on Jan. 22. Diamond’s reason for retiring is due to a diagnosis of  Parkinson’s disease, which makes it difficult for the performer to travel and perform. The third leg of Diamond’s 50th...
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