SANTA MONICA, CALIF. —The Recording Academy™ welcomes this year’s class of GRAMMY® nominees. Already a 21-time GRAMMY winner, JAY-Z leads with eight nominations, followed by Kendrick Lamar (7), Bruno Mars (6), Childish Gambino (5), Khalid (5), No I.D. (5), and SZA (5). Selected from more than 22,000 submissions across 84 categories, the nominations showcase some of the most gifted music makers of the past awards year (Oct. 1, 2016–Sept. 30, 2017). As the only peer-selected music award, the GRAMMY is voted on by the Recording Academy’s membership body of music makers, who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers, andRead More →

JOHN LEGEND AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD SET TO CO-HOST “GRAMMYS® GREATEST STORIES: A 60TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL” AIRING FRIDAY, NOV. 24 ON CBS SUPERSTARS ALICIA KEYS, RICKY MARTIN, P!NK, BLAKE SHELTON, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, AND UNDERWOOD ADDED TO STELLAR LINE-UP SANTA MONICA, CALIF. —GRAMMY® Award winners John Legend and Carrie Underwood will co-host “GRAMMYs® Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special,” an all-encompassing retrospective packed with epic moments from the past 59 years of GRAMMY history, including new anecdotes directly from the artists on how their GRAMMY performances came to be. The primetime special will be broadcast on Friday, Nov. 24, from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT, on the CBS TelevisionRead More →

I just stopped by real quick to say, you can love her or hate her…BEYONCE did her thang (yes, I said thang) tonight. Her performance paying homage to women and mothers was FLAWLESS, do you hear me? Her speech for her win for Lemonade shut down all the naysayers. There was a method to her madness folks. Every move she made at the Super Bowl, her Lemonade album, her photo shoot with the announcing of her twins was calculated. As she explained, it wasn’t for you… ultimately all her actions were for her children…her legacy. It was about creating positive examples ya’ll. But we knewRead More →

Shout to Chance Rapper who won two Grammys this evening as “Best New Artist.” He proudly gave GOD all the glory for his success and when the time limit music cued to give him a warning to wrap up, Chance made sure he finished his proclamation of the LORD with music still going. “I want to thank GOD for everything that HE accomplished for me and went through with me…”  That’s right! Don’t let nobody interrupt your praise on or off the stage!!Read More →