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Arts May 26Grammys change rules for album of the year award
The Recording Academy has updated its rules for the album of the year Grammy, giving more producers and songwriters a better chance at winning the top award.
Arts Apr 30In major decision, Grammys cut nomination review committees
The major change comes months after The Weeknd blasted the Grammys and called them "corrupt" after he earned zero nominations for the 2021 show despite having the year's biggest single with "Blinding Lights."…
Arts Mar 14Who run the Grammys? Beyoncé, Taylor Swift make history
The Grammys are drunk in love with Beyoncé and Taylor Swift: the singers both made history at the 2021 show.
Arts Feb 22Grammy-winning duo Daft Punk break up after 28 years
The electronic performers shared the news Monday in an 8-minute video called "Epilogue." A publicist for the group confirmed the break up.
Arts Feb 12Justin Timberlake apologizes to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson for past behavior
In a lengthy social media post, Justin Timberlake says that he wants to apologize to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson “because I care for and respect these women and I know I failed.”…
Arts Jan 19Jazmine Sullivan, Eric Church, H.E.R. to sing at Super Bowl
R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next month’s Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer H.E.R. will perform “America the Beautiful.”…
Arts Jan 13Shakira sells music publishing rights to UK company
The Board of Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, a U.K.-based investment company, has acquired 100% of Grammy-winning superstar Shakira’s music publishing rights.
Arts Jan 05Grammy Awards shift to March due to pandemic conditions
Los Angeles County, the epicenter of the crisis in California, has surpassed 11,000 COVID-19 deaths and has had 40 percent of the deaths in California. Beyoncé is leading contender at this year's ceremony with nine nominations.
Arts Nov 24Beyoncé leads Grammys with 9 nominations
Beyoncé picked up song and record of the year bids with "Black Parade," which she released on Juneteenth, the holiday that commemorates when the last enslaved African Americans learned they were free.
Arts Nov 07Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails set for Rock Hall induction
Years after their deaths, Whitney Houston, the Notorious B.I.G. and T. Rex's Marc Bolan will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.