In our news wrap Monday, New England got walloped with another winter storm. Boston broke a 30-day snowfall record and the governor of Massachusetts said the state was struggling to find places to dump more snow. Also, the Italian coast guard rescued another boat of migrants adrift near Libya in the middle of extreme weather, but dozens died of hypothermia while being transported to shore. Continue reading
Daft Punk swept the stage Sunday night at the 56th Grammy Awards. The duo took home many of the coveted awards, including record of the year for “Get Lucky” and album of the year for “Random Access Memories.” But the Grammys weren’t only a show of big name artist and former winners. Continue reading
Singer-songwriter and performer Shawn Colvin traces her early days, musical career and struggles with depression in her new memoir, “Diamond in the Rough,” and looks to the future with her first album in six years. Colvin discusses both with Jeffrey Brown. Continue reading
Whitney Houston, the superstar known for turning gospel and soul into pop music gold, was found dead over the weekend in her Los Angeles hotel room. She was 48. Jeffrey Brown and songwriter Gordon Chambers discuss her life and legacy, including some recent struggles that drew public concern. Continue reading
The 51st Grammy Awards were held last night in Los Angeles, and there were some clear winners: New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne took home best rap album and rap song, British rockers Coldplay won best rock album and song of the year.