Can more diverse nominees, Michelle Obama, and big wins for women help the Grammys bounce back from last year’s criticism? To answer those questions and more, the PBS NewsHour will host #NewsHourChats on Twitter at 3 p.m. ET Feb. 11.
By Lora Strum
Country music singer and songwriter Kacey Musgraves is nominated for four awards at this weekend's 61st annual Grammy Awards. Just 30 years old, the Texas-born musician is enjoying her journey in the music industry -- and doing it on her…
By Jeffrey Brown, Frank Carlson
Musgraves, nominated for four Grammys, said her version of country music is inspired by its roots. But she also loves a huge range of other artists.
By Dan Cooney
Women are heavily represented in the major four categories following a year where their presence was barely felt.
By Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press
This year, is it enough for hip hop artists to simply have been nominated at the Grammy awards? Have the ideas they’ve raised in their music about equality, politics and oppression made an impact without an artist taking home a…
By Joshua Barajas
With so many big stars lost this past year -- Prince, Leonard Cohen, George Michael -- who will win a spot and who will be left out?…
By PBS NewsHour
After a long battle with skin cancer, bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley died overnight at the age of 89. Since forming his first band in 1946, Stanley’s haunting voice came to epitomize the bluegrass genre’s “High Lonesome” sound, and he won…
Sitar Virtuoso Ravi Shankar, 92, Popularized Indian Music for Western Audiences…
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