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Jay-Z, Beyonce drop surprise album 'Everything Is Love' - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming. The couple released a joint album that touches on the rapper's disgust at this year's Grammy Awards and features a ...

'There's a void I didn't know how to fill': Alessia Cara reflects on rise to fame - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

The 21-year-old Canadian singer didn't anticipate her precipitous rise to success three years ago before it started -- not the Grammy Award for best new artist, nor the two Juno Awards. Not even the breakout radio popularity of "Scars to Your Beautiful ...

Christina Aguilera's 20-Year Career: The Highs and Lows - E! Online

Mi Reflejo went on to become the top-selling Latin pop album of the year and earned Aguilera the Best Female Pop Vocal Album at the Latin Grammy Awards. Following a change in her management, Aguilera took more control over her career at the end of ...

Grammy award winner Wyclef Jean to perform Friday at Emerald Theatre - The Macomb Daily

Grammy award-winning hip hop artist Wyclef Jean is scheduled to perform Friday night at the Emerald Theatre in downtown Mount Clemens. Jean, founder of the group the Fugees, was forced to postpone an April show due to severe weather. He is touring to ...

4-time Grammy winner Keb' Mo' bringing Delta blues to Bonita - Naples Daily News

“I heard that music at other people's houses we went to," said that man, who grew up to become known as Keb' Mo', a Grammy Award-winning blues musician himself. "People would play it. Our neighbors and friends had a little more money than we had.

The Arts Place of Stokes to host Grammy award winning musicians - The Stokes News

Two-time Grammy award winners, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer are a formidable powerhouse of sound, with a repertoire of traditional and contemporary folk, old-time country and swing music. Their superb harmonies are backed by instrumental virtuosity on ...

Bye, Fucko! Recording Academy Chief Neil Portnow Is Stepping Down - Jezebel

Remember Neil Portnow? The Grammy Awards head/Recording Academy chief? The man who kicked off 2018 by responding to criticism of his antiquated institution's lack of diversity with the asinine assertion that if women want to be awards-worthy, they ...

Grammy chief, Recording Academy president Neil Portnow to step down in 2019 - USA TODAY

For years the music community has felt that the Grammys were out of date, giving out awards to older musicians and acts from the jazz, rock and country music worlds, and continually dismissing rap and R&B musicians, though those genres heavily dominate ...

Grammy Chief Neil Portnow Will Exit in 2019 - Variety

The Recording Academy has revealed that president/CEO Neil Portnow, who has weathered months of criticism following comments at the 2018 Grammy Awards that women need to “step up” in order to see more representation on the annual awards show, ...

Academy and Grammy Award Winner, Jamie Foxx to Host “BET Awards” 2018 - Business Wire (press release)

B), today announced Academy Award-winning actor and Grammy Award-winning musician Jamie Foxx as this year's "BET Awards" 2018 host. Returning to the stage as host for the second time after nearly a decade, Foxx joins an A-List roster of comedians ...

Announced as Part of Unprecedented Partnership Between Univision Communications Inc. and The Latin Recording ... - Business Wire (press release)

The annual Latin GRAMMY Awards recognize outstanding Latin music by honoring the achievements of international music professionals in 49 categories for work recorded in either Spanish or Portuguese. While executing its prestigious awards process, this ...

7 great things to do in spring and summer: See Grammy Award winners; festivals and more - The Journal News |

A summer staple, this all-day music festival is one you don't want to miss. This year's celebration features performances by 2018 Grammy Award Winner Aimee Mann and Valerie June, and if last year's tickets sales are an indication of the popularity of ...


One hits, ACM and CMA ”Vocal Group of the Year” trophies three years in a row and countless other honors including seven GRAMMYs, Billboard Music Awards, People's Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards. The multi-platinum trio will team with Darius ...

Why The Billboard Music Awards Are Better Than The Grammys - Refinery29

If you've downloaded Kendrick Lamar's new album, streamed a Cardi B song on Spotify, or jammed to the Top 40 while driving, you've inadvertently participated in the selection for the Billboard Music Awards. Unlike the nominations for most other ...

Multi-Grammy Award-winning Linda Davis to perform at Opry - Morgan County Herald

Their mutual respect led them into the studio together where they recorded a duet entitled Does He Love You that went on to become a number one hit. The song earned both artists several awards, including a Grammy for Best Country Vocal Collaboration.

Grammy-nominated EDM DJ and producer Avicii dies at 28 - The Know

Avicii was nominated for two Grammy Awards, two MTV Europe Music Awards and one Billboard Music Award. His death comes just days after he was nominated for a 2018 Billboard Music Award for top dance/electronic album for his EP “Avicii (01).” He was ...

Video Music Awards Return to New York, Following Grammys' Lead - New York Times

The administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio has reached an agreement to bring MTV's Video Music Awards back to New York City this summer — just months after the city saw the return of the Grammy Awards ceremony. Julie Menin, the commissioner of the ...

Rapper Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer for his Grammy award-winning album - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Lamar's musical success helped him win 12 Grammy Awards, though all three of his major-label albums have lost in the top category — album of the year. Each loss has been criticized by the music community, launching the conversation about how the ...

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize, underscoring Grammys' latest big mistake - The Mercury News

Kendrick Lamar has made pop music history. The superstar SoCal rapper has won the Pulitzer Prize for music with his brilliant “DAMN.” album, marking the first time something other than a classical or jazz recording has won the award, according to the ...

Grammy Award winner Bruno Mars to return to Hawaii for upcoming concert - Hawaii News Now

Mars' latest album, 24K Magic, swept the Grammy Awards in January, winning both the Record and Album of the Year awards. The album's hit single, 'That's What I Like,' won the Song of the Year award. He last performed in Hawaii at the Blaisdell Arena in ...

A Grammy Award , or Grammy, is an honor awarded by The Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. It shares recognition of the music industry as that of the other performance awards such as the Emmy Awards , the Tony Awards , and the Academy Awards .

Grammy Awards
59th Annual Grammy Awards
Ted Jensen's 2002 Grammy.jpg
Awarded for Outstanding achievements in the music industry
Country United States
Presented by The Recording Academy
First awarded May 4, 1959; 57 years ago (1959-05-04) (as Gramophone Award)
Official website
Television/Radio coverage
Network NBC (1959–1970)
ABC (1971–1972)
CBS (1973–present)
Most recent Grammy Award winners
2015 ←
15 February 2016 → 2017
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Award Album of the Year Record of the Year Record of the Year
Winner Taylor Swift
Mark Ronson
("Uptown Funk")
Bruno Mars
("Uptown Funk")
  Ed Sheeran 2013.jpg Meghan Trainor in April 2015 (cropped).jpg
Award Song of the Year Best New Artist
Winner Ed Sheeran
("Thinking Out Loud")
Meghan Trainor

Previous Record of the Year

"Stay with Me"

Record of the Year

"Uptown Funk"

A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an honor awarded by The Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. It shares recognition of the music industry as that of the other performance awards such as the Emmy Awards (television), the Tony Awards (stage performance), and the Academy Awards (motion pictures).

The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on May 4, 1959, to honor the musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958. Following the 2011 ceremony, The Academy overhauled many Grammy Award categories for 2012. The 58th Grammy Awards were held on February 15, 2016, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.