• Grammy Awards Analysis: Women Seize the Spotlight, But Hip-Hop Was Still Mostly a No-Show

    5 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    The 61st Grammy Awards was a night on which a hip-hop song won Song of the Year for the first time ever, a night when the boycotting Childish Gambino also won Record of the Year, and a night when Kacey Musgraves became the latest artist to beat Kendrick Lamar for Album of the Year.
    But above all, perhaps, it was a night when women stepped up on stage, as a Grammy host, Grammy performer and Grammy winners.
    It's not a coincidence that this happened one year after Recording Academy President Neil Portnow caused a post-Grammys stink by suggesting that women needed to “step up.” On this night...
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  • Grammy Awards In-Memoriam 2019: Xxxtentacion Snubbed During Touching Tribute

    5 monthes ago - By Hollywood Life

    The Grammy Awards paused on honoring the best performers in today's music industry to pay its respects to the best of the past! But, sadly, not everyone made the tribute.
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  • Grammy 2019: Kacey Musgraves Wins Album of the Year

    5 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Kacey Musgraves won the 2019 Grammy Abum of the Year for Golden Hour , triumphing over an eclectic field to win her fourth Grammy on the evening, tying Childish Gambino for most wins on the evening.
    The country music artist shared the honor with producers Ian Fitchuk and Daniel Tashian; engineers/mixers Craig Alvin and Shawn Everett. Songwriters were Fitchuk, Musgraves and Tashian, while Greg Calbi and Steve Fallone were mastering engineers
    The award goes to the artist and...
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  • Grammy Awards 2019: Complete Winners List

    5 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    The Grammy Awards spread the love on Sunday, with country star Kacey Musgraves and rapper Childish Gambino emerging as the biggest winners with four trophies each.
    Gambino's hit single “This Is America” took home Record and Song of the Year - the first rap song to ever win that songwriting honor at the Grammys - as well as rap/sung performance and music video. But Donald Glover, who performs music under the Gambino handle, was not present to collect the honors.
    Musgraves earned both Album of the Year and best country album for “Golden Hour,” along with recognition for country solo...
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  • Grammys 2019: Dua Lipa Wins Best New Artist

    5 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Dua Lipa rode a track from her self-titled debut album to the best new artist award, winning over Grammy voters with her rules for dealing with an unfaithful lover.
    Bob Newhart and Alessia Cara presented the award. Newhart won Best New Artist for a 1961 comedy album, while Cara won last year. She told him her great-grandmother had all his albums.
    “I guess we really stepped it up this year,” Lipa said, a reference to the much-criticized comments by former Recording...
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  • Grammys 2019: Childish Gambino's “This Is America' Wins Record Of the Year

    5 monthes ago - By Deadline

    This is America by Childish Gambino, a jarring, incendiary song of social commentary, won the prestigious record of the year category at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
    topped a tight field of nominees that included some of the biggest commercial hits of the year, two contenders from high-profile Hollywood film soundtracks and tracks that varied in theme from socio-political commentary to the polarizing politics of the heart.
    The...
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  • ‘Pavarotti' Documentary From Ron Howard Debuts Teaser During 61st Grammy Awards

    5 monthes ago - By Deadline

    A first look at Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard 's new documentary Luciano Pavarotti , considered one of the most beloved opera singers of all time, has been released tonight in conjunction with the 61st Grammy Awards.
    Titled Pavarotti, the film is produced by a team that includes Academy, Emmy and Grammy Award-winners Nigel Sinclair, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Michael Rosenberg and Jeanne Elfant Festa, along with David Blackman, Nicholas Ferrall and Dickon Stainer...
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  • Ron Howard's ‘Pavarotti' Gets First Look During Grammys

    5 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    CBS Films' upcoming documentary “Pavarotti” got its first look during the 61st Grammy Awards on Sunday night. It's the third music doc from Oscar-winning director Ron Howard, following his 2013 look at Jay-Z's “Made in America” and the 2016 doc “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week.”
    Created from a combination of Luciano Pavarotti's iconic performances - including his memorable performance of Giacomo Puccini's aria “Nessun dorma” - and granted access to never-before-seen footage, “Pavarotti” promises an intimate portrait of the most beloved opera singer of all time.
    “The reason why he is great...
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  • Childish Gambino Wins Grammy Awards Song Of The Year Honors

    5 monthes ago - By Deadline

    In something of an upset, This is America by Childish Gambino won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year , marking Donald Glover's third award on the evening. The award goes to Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, the songwriters, the win no doubt powered by its accompanying groundbreaking video.
    Neither was present to accept the award. Song of the Year is a songwriter's award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence...
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