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Sarah McLachlan - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Sarah McLachlan is one of the most celebrated singer songwriters in entertainment with over 40 million albums sold worldwide. She is an eight-time Juno Award winner and a three-time Grammy Award winner. McLachlan's landmark fifth album, the ...

OPED: Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, is dead — long live the queen - York Dispatch

In 1967, promoter Pervis Spann placed a crown on Aretha Franklin's head and recognized her as the Queen of Soul. The accolade is easily justified. She has 112 charting singles — more than any other female artist — 18 Grammy Awards, 42 albums, and has ...

ARETHA FRANKLIN: The SOUL of America DEPARTS… - THISDAY Newspapers

This 18-time Grammy Award winner was more than just a pianist, singer and feminist, she was the world's blueprint for soul music artistry. “In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in ...

A tribute to Aretha Franklin - Lewiston Sun Journal

Consider that when Natalie Cole won the Grammy Award for “Best R&B Performance, Female” for her hit, “This Will Be” in 1975, it was considered historic, though not because it was Cole's first Grammy. Rather, it was historic because it was the first ...

FAST FACTS: Aretha Franklin - The Albany Herald

1986: Wins Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female for “Freeway Of Love.” 1987: Is the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 1988: Wins two Grammy Awards for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female for “Aretha” and Best ...

Tesla workers enjoy free concert by award-winning musician as thanks for hard work - Teslarati

Tesla's Fremont factory recently hosted a special event where 12-time Grammy Award-winning musician, Jack White, held a free concert to show his appreciation for the company and its workers. The event, which appeared to have been a blast, provided ...

Is Anyone Qualified To Sing In Tribute For Aretha Franklin? - Forbes

Anytime a celebrity dies - especially one who sings - every award show thereafter tries to come up with an appropriate tribute. When George Michael passed on, the Grammys responded with Adele who sang herself to tears in 2017. And this year the ...

Philadelphia music legend Kenny Gamble remembers 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin - Philadelphia Business Journal

She was honored with 17 Grammys, including the first eight Best R&B Female Performance honors – causing the recognition to be known as the Aretha Franklin Award, the Independent said. Ken Ehrlich, a longtime Grammy Awards producer, credited Ms.

Special Collectible Edition Of Lady Gaga's 'The Fame' Set For December Release - uDiscover Music

A multi-platinum success, The Fame has won multiple awards since its release. In the United States, the album was nominated for a total of five Grammy Awards at the 52nd Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. It won the ...

Bobbi Kristina Brown's friend Max Lomas who found her in the bathtub dies: Report - AOL

The happy couple reportedly became engaged in 2013 and were all smiles at an event ahead of the 2014 Grammy Awards. This was one of the last public photos taken of the pair before Bobbi Kristina was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her Georgia ...

Aretha Franklin: How She Saved the 1998 Grammy Awards - PopCulture.com

As the first woman ever inducted into the Hall of Fame and the winner of 18 Grammy Awards, Aretha Franklin has been hailed as many things — including the savior of the 1998 Grammy Awards show.

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul and 'greatest singer of all time,' dies at 76 - BusinessGhana

Over the course of her nearly seven-decade career, Franklin established herself as one of the most important artists in music history, winning 18 Grammy Awards, selling more than 75 million records worldwide, becoming the first female performer to be ...

The night Aretha Franklin turned to opera and saved the Grammy Awards - Baltimore Sun

Ehrlich has often credited Franklin with saving the show, and, in the process, creating an indelible memory with one of the great performances in the history of the awards. “It was amazing, amazing what she did,” said Jeff Scheftel, then the academy's ...

Aretha Franklin Dies at Age 76 - Biography

With more than 20 No. 1 R&B hits, singles sales that have long since surpassed the $10 million mark, nearly 50 Top 40 hits and 18 Grammy awards to her name, Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," is easily reckoned as one of the greatest musical icons ...

Say a Little Prayer For You: - The Sydney Morning Herald

In the late '80s, she recorded the Grammy Award-winning single I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) with George Michael. The British popstar was a big fan of Franklin's, and to this day their song is the Queen of Soul's biggest hit on the Billboard ...

When Aretha Franklin stepped in for Luciano Pavarotti - Stuff.co.nz

Aretha Franklin singing Nessun Dorma at The Grammys in 1998. It was the 1998 Grammy awards and the star performer, Luciano Pavarotti, was too sick to sing. New York's Radio City Music Hall was packed with the great and the good of the music world, the ...

An In-Depth Look Back at Aretha Franklin's Life in Photos - GoodHousekeeping.com

With over 20 top R&B hits, 18 Grammy awards, and a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to her name, the "Queen of Soul" will undoubtedly be forever known as one of the greatest music legends of our time. In honor of her life, take a look back ...

When Aretha sang opera at the Grammys, she renewed a beloved aria that had become a cliche - Los Angeles Times

I watched the 1998 Grammy Awards broadcast out of a sense of duty, catching whatever classical bones might be thrown, figuring I needed to know how artistically low the whole thing could sink. Luciano Pavarotti was scheduled to sing Puccini's aria ...

The Queen is dead, but that voice, 'that sound of righteousness,' will live forever - Miami Herald (blog)

Consider that when Natalie Cole won the Grammy Award for “Best R&B Performance, Female” for her hit, “This Will Be” in 1975, it was considered historic, though not because it was Cole's first Grammy. Rather, it was historic because it was the first ...

Why Aretha was the greatest singer in US history - BBC News

Take the 1998 Grammy Awards, when Aretha stepped in to cover for a sickly Luciano Pavarotti, and performed the Turandot aria Nessun Dorma; she sang in Pavarotti's own tenor range, but gave it her inimitable soulful flair. Apparently, she took 20 ...

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 grammy.com
Television/Radio coverage
Network NBC (1959–1970)
ABC (1971–1972)
CBS (1973–present)
Most recent Grammy Award winners
2015 ←
15 February 2016 → 2017
  Taylor Swift May 2015 cropped and retouched.jpg Mark Ronson and Jennifer Su, 2011 (cropped).jpg Bruno Mars portrait.jpg
Award Album of the Year Record of the Year Record of the Year
Winner Taylor Swift
(1989)
Mark Ronson
("Uptown Funk")
Bruno Mars
("Uptown Funk")
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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.