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Family travel five: 5 great American music meccas to visit - Worcester Telegram

The Grammy Museum at L.A. Live, Los Angeles. Opened since December 2008, The Grammy Museum is a 30,000-square-foot facility with more than two dozen exhibits. It was built to celebrate all forms of music from Latin to jazz. Learn about the creative ...

Ramsey Lewis to play Chicago Jazz Festival before retiring - Greenwich Time

CHICAGO (AP) — Grammy Award-winning pianist and composer Ramsey Lewis will give his last live performance in Chicago before retiring at the city's jazz festival this year. The free Chicago Jazz Festival runs from Aug. 29 to Sept. 2 in the lakefront ...

Zayn Malik Debuts a Massive Tattoo on His Shaved Head, Ex Gigi Hadid Approves - Us Weekly

Zayn Malik attends the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) · Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...

Producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead - WTHR

He was part of the wave of DJ-producers, like David Guetta, Calvin Harris and Swedish House Mafia, who broke out on the scene as lead performers in their own right, earning international hits, fame, awards and more like typical pop stars. Avicii even ...

Avicii found dead in Oman aged 28 - ABC Online

On the dance charts, he had seven Top 10 hits. He was part of the wave of DJ-producers, like David Guetta, Calvin Harris and Swedish House Mafia, who broke out on the scene as lead performers in their own right, earning international hits, fame, awards ...

Billy Joel Fast Facts - KITV Honolulu

(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Billy Joel. Personal:Birth date: May 9, 1949. Birth place: Bronx, New York. Birth name: William Martin Joel. Father: Howard Joel (engineer, pianist). Mother: Rosalind ...

Grammy Award Winner Jon Secada Performing in Miami Friday - NBC 6 South Florida

With two Grammy Awards under his belt, singer and songwriter Jon Secada has had numerous hits in English and Spanish, making him one of the first bilingual artists to have international crossover success. Adored by millions around the world, Secada ...

Kendrick Lamar's award makes Pulitzer prize history - The Australian

The Pulitzer board has awarded special honours to Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and Hank Williams, but a popular figure such as Lamar has never won the prize for music. In 1997, Wynton Marsalis became the ...

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

The revered rapper is also the most commercially successful musician to receive the award, usually reserved for critically acclaimed classical acts who don't live on the pop charts. The 30-year-old won the prize for “DAMN.,” his raw and powerful Grammy ...

Meet Blue Ivy's personal stylist - NEWS.com.au

Beyonce and Blue Ivy attend the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City. Picture: Larry Busacca/Getty Images. Blue Ivy Carter and Beyonce Knowles attend the 66th NBA All-Star Game at Smoothie King Center ...

Grammy-award winner Alabama to perform at Memorial Coliseum - News Sentinel

The band has won over 178 Country Music Awards honors, Grammy Awards, and American Country Music awards. They've earned 21 gold, platinum and multi-platinum albums and were named the RIAA's Country Group of the Century. The group is a member of the ...

Grammy Award winning country swing band Asleep at the Wheel performs at St. Cecilia on April 12 - The Rapidian

Now based in Austin, Texas, Asleep at The Wheel has garnered ten GRAMMY Awards, released more than 20 studio and live albums, and charted 20 singles on the Billboard country music charts. The Grammy Award-winning Still The King: Celebrating the Music ...

Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Yolanda Adams performing Saturday at Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium - Stockton Record

Gospel singer Yolanda Adams has won Grammy Awards, Soul Train Awards, Stellar Awards, Dove Awards and been inducted into the Gospel Music Association's Hall of Fame. In 2016, President Barack Obama presented her with the Presidential Lifetime ...

Grammy-Award Winning Singer-Songwriter to Appear at the Bankhead - Livermore Independent

In addition to her adult pop music, Loeb has earned equal acclaim for turning her creative spark to children's music and was recently awarded the Best Children's Album at the 2018 Grammy Awards for “Feel What U Feel.” Her first children's' release in ...

Grammy Award-winning jazz singer ahead of Hong Kong concerts: interview with Cécile McLorin Salvant - South China Morning Post

Still only 28, jazz singer Cécile McLorin Salvant has already won Grammy Awards for best jazz vocal album for both of her last two CDs and is regularly compared to the greats who inspired her, including Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Betty Carter ...

Grammy Award winner Bonnie Raitt to perform at Chumash Casino Resort - Santa Ynez Valley News

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter and guitarist Bonnie Raitt will bring her unique style of blues, rock and folk to the Chumash Casino Resort's Samala Showroom at 8 p.m. March 23. Special guest star will be Jon Cleary. A 10-time Grammy Award ...

Amid slipping Oscars and Grammy viewership, have awards shows lost their appeal? - CBC.ca

After Nielsen's brutal morning-after report cards for the Oscars and Grammys this winter, it's worth asking whether television viewers are losing interest in watching the entertainment industry's most prominent people celebrate themselves. The Academy ...

Grammy Award winning singer Kathy Mattea excited about Pocatello concert at ISU - Idaho State University

Her 18 albums are woven through with bluegrass, gospel, and Celtic influences, and have garnered multiple CMA, ACM, and Grammy Awards. “It will be a pretty wide-ranging concert because we have a lot of material to choose from,” she added. Mattea draws ...

Grammy Award-nominee Deborah Cox & Actor Judson Mills star in 'The Bodyguard' - WZZM

The award-winning musical will star Grammy® Award-nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox! Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what ...

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")
  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.