The head of the Recording Academy, it's president and CEO of nearly 20 years, Neil Portnow, has announced he will transition out of his leadership role when his contract ends in 2019. Following a call from many that Portnow should step down after his comment that women should "step up" if they want to win more awards or be given more stage time at the Grammy Awards, multiple letters demanding his resignation or a serious rethinking of how the Grammys work were sent out. Among them was Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson.
Some of music's finest artists hit Madison Square Garden to honor music legend Elton John, with stellar performances and messages of love.
Tina Tchen, a Time's Up co-founder and former Obama administration official, will lead the Recording Academy's task force on gender inequality.
NEW YORK (AP) — Vince Gill defended the Recording Academy over the criticism that female artists were underrepresented at this year's Grammy Awards.
James Corden's parents visited the Grammys and beatboxed with Common, serenaded members of U2, and sang "Happy Birthday" to Rick Ross.
"To watch what Kesha has gone through was sickening. Also, as a female musician, it was my story. It was everyone's story. We're all here telling our story. It was so important for us to all do that."
Music critics may be grumbling about Bruno Mars's Grammy sweep, and the Grammy telecast may have experienced a 23 percent ratings dip this year, but the awards are giving his Album of the Year winner, 24K Magic, a sales boost.
Alessia Cara was awarded Best New Artist at Sunday night’s Grammys Awards, one of the top prizes of the night. But her win came with controversy. Many thought the 21-year-old singer was undeserving of the award — which she won over SZA, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, and Julia Michaels — because though she gained popularity in 2017, her breakout song “Here” was released in 2015. Cara, though, defended her win in an empowering Instagram message to her critics. “I didn’t log onto grammy.com and submit myself,” she wrote. ...
Recording Academy president Neil Portnow has backpedaled on comments he made after Sunday’s Grammy Awards that women need to “step up” to improve the music industry’s glaring gender imbalance. In a statement to Variety, Portnow said, “Sunday night, I was asked a question about the lack of female artist representation in certain categories of this year’s Grammy Awards.
The backlash from Grammy chief Neil Portnow’s comment after the show that female artists and executives need to “step up” has met with a furious reaction online that was picked up by Pink.
Music’s biggest night certainly got the internet talking! The 60th Annual Grammy Awards, held at Madison Square Garden in New York City, featured both high and low moments — all of which were discussed in great length on Twitter. Rihanna stole the show with her electric performance of “Wild Thoughts,” and boy, the internet took that name to heart. The signer, along with DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller, took over the stage with wild dance moves while the praise took over Twittersphere. I HAVE A CRUSH ON RIHANNA YOU HAVE A CRUSH ON RIHANNA EVERYONE HAS A CRUSH ON RIHANNA END OF STORY GOODBYE
The morning after their performance of his song "Tiny Dancer" at Sunday’s Grammys, the music legend raved about Cyrus on Instagram.
The Carter family's appearance at the 2018 Grammys was obsessed over throughout the night. Here were the things that had people buzzing most…
While the music world donned white roses at the Grammys to signify #MeToo, Lorde made her own statement by pinning an essay to her dress.
The 60th Grammys mostly got it right. That doesn’t mean we don’t have questions, like: Why Sting x3? Why did DJ Khaled keep interrupting a perfectly fine Rihanna performance by reintroducing himself? And do white roses and #TimesUp buttons make up for women’s lack of key nominations and wins?
It seemed likely that Bruno Mars would take the Grammy for Album of the Year, since Kendrick Lamar and Jay-Z split the rap vote. But the Grammys still offered a larger-than-usual number of shockers.
While some Petty fans may have wanted a more lavish production featuring the Heartbreakers, the two surviving Traveling Wilburys, Stevie Nicks, and other Petty peers, the stripped-down approach offered by Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris was actually fitting for the down-to-earth Petty, who surely would have appreciated this heartfelt tribute.
At the 60th annual Grammy Awards, Logic had a message not only for those considering suicide but also women, immigrants, and others facing oppressive situations in life.
Music stars came out in full force for music’s biggest night, held at New York's Madison Square Garden on Jan 28. Check out onstage highlights from the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.
Maren Morris along with Eric Church and the Brothers Osborne sang a rendition of Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven" as tribute to the victims of the Las Vegas and Manchester concerts.