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Rap sees landmark Grammy wins after years of snubs

For the second consecutive year, black hip-hop artists dominated nominations across the board.

Grammys red carpet: pantsuits, sex appeal and lots of skin

And for others ... it means pro-Trump attire.

British pop star Dua Lipa wins Grammy for Best New Artist

Dua Lipa's breakthrough came through with 'Hotter than Hell' and 'Blow Your Mind (Mwah)' in 2016.

Michelle Obama delights Grammy crowd with girl power message

This year, five of the eight nominees for Album of the Year are women.

Childish Gambino wins Song Of The Year Grammy for ‘This Is...

The trap gospel song packed with social commentary nabbed one of the top awards of the night over heavyweights Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga.

Ariana Grande wins first Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Album

After six career nominations, Ariana finally receives her first ever Grammy award.

Music’s top stars hit the Grammys, Carlile and Gaga early winners

The early wins by women offered a positive sign that change may be afoot at the Recording Academy.

Beck wins Grammy for Best Alternative Album

His 13th studio album, "Colors" found praise for its lush soundscapes and energetic ear candy.

Grammy-winning R&B singer James Ingram dies at 66

Over his career, the Ohio native was nominated for 14 Grammys along with 2 Golden Globes and 2 Oscars.

Award-winning lyricist behind “Killing Me Softly” dead at 91

Norman Gimbel, who wrote Roberta Flack's Grammy-winning "Killing Me Softly", has died.

Rappers Kendrick Lamar, Drake lead Grammy award nominations

Drake and Lamar were also nominated for 'Album of the Year'.

Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove dies at age 49

Manager Larry Clothier says Hargrove died in New York on Friday, Nov 2, from cardiac arrest stemming from a longtime fight with kidney disease.

Grammy Awards ceremony to air next February 10

The Recording Academy has announced that the 2019 Grammy season will kick off this December, with the awards ceremony set to take place in Los Angeles the following February 10.

Grammy chief to step aside after furor on women

Recording Academy president and CEO Neil Portnow, whose 16-year tenure has been the longest of any chief of the body, said he would not seek an extension after his contract ends in July 2019.

Lionel Richie honored at Hollywood handprints ceremony

Four-time Grammy winner Lionel Richie cemented his legacy in Hollywood Wednesday, plunging his feet and hands into a wet paving slab at the forecourt of the iconic TCL Chinese Theatre.

Grammy body vows to tackle gender bias after furore

This year's Grammys were notable for how few awards and nominations were received by women.

Bruno Mars’ ’24K Magic’ wins Album of Year Grammy

"24K Magic" came four years after Mars became an arena-packing superstar with his album "Unorthodox Jukebox," in which he adapted a retro blend of funk, rock and soul for 21st century audiences.

Kesha rallies Grammys in fierce anti-abuse statement

Kesha brought the crowd at Madison Square Garden to its feet and at times to tears at a time of growing public consciousness about sexual harassment and misconduct.

‘That’s What I Like’ wins Grammy for Song of the Year

The single off the 32-year-old Hawaiian-born singer's third album "24K Magic" returns to his retro style, while carrying the feel of classic R&B.

2018 Grammys: Will hip-hop finally even the score?

Hip-hop superstars Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar have received the most nominations for Grammy Awards this year.

Flamenco fusionists break into Grammy world category

Veteran flamenco musicians Vicente Amigo and Concha Buika have received their first-ever Grammy nominations.

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