Hispanics all over the world were floored upon witnessing Harry Styles win album of the year at the Grammy Awards 2023. If there was any time to make history by choosing a Spanish album as album of the year for the first time in history, this was it. Bad Bunny broke multiple records with Un Verano Sin Ti and achieved the impossible. He created a lot of ‘firsts’ for the music industry; by uniting Hispanics, African Americans, and North Americans with an all-Spanish language record. This is why fans, fellow artists, and regular citizens were so surprised by the decision to deny him the album of the year.
Last night, during the 65th annual Grammy Award Ceremony, something unprecedented happened. First Lady, Jill Biden, presented a first-of-its-kind Grammy award within a new award category. The new category is for “Best Songs for Social Change,” and was awarded to an anthem that confronted the oppression of women in Iran.
It is officially the season of award shows. From the Grammys to the AMAs, there are so many different kinds of award shows, but why are these shows so crucial for the music industry? The recent generations of music have made a huge impact on the world. We have advanced technologically, and our entertainment industry seems like it is at its peak. It seems like the world has developed a big interest in fame and popularity as well. Award shows allow people to share a platform of change and recognition, not just in Hollywood, but all over the world. They are the biggest events of the year since they are basically how we define entertainment.
Singer and Rapper Doja Cat is one of the most famous artists of this current generation. She is known for hits like Say So, Woman, Kiss Me More. Her music ranges from sounds of pop and rap. However, her fans are perplexed that the singer/rapper is getting awards for Soul and R&B music when she produces only Pop and Rap.
Grammy-nominated and winner Jonathan Batiste is a musician, bandleader, and TV personality of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert from Louisiana. Through his 33 years of living, he has produced almost 11 albums and has performed with prestigious artists such as Ed Sheeran, Mavis Staples, Prince, Stevie Wonder, and Willie Nelson. He is also a co-director and creative director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem and The Atlantic.
The 64th annual Grammys is a night to celebrate music, with memorable performances, big names, and well-deserved awards. However, both attendees and fans look forward to the fashion, who is wearing who, and the best and the worst looks of the night. This year we saw lots of bright colors especially pink, the classic black looks, and even a vintage Versace dress.
This year’s Grammys included a message from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, addressing the ongoing war in his country and urging everyone not to stay silent. He compared the situation of those attending the Grammys, to that of Ukrainian musicians and people. The message was followed by a very moving performance from John Legend and three Ukrainian artists.
Artist and rapper Kanye West has been under criticism for several months now following an array of Instagram posts targeting his ex-wife Kim Kardashian, and her current partner comedian Pete Davidson. However, in his recent post attacking The Daily Show host Trevor Noah in retaliation to a segment performed by Noah criticizing West, he has been banned from performing at the 2022 Grammys.
The Recording Academy has announced the first batch of artists to perform at the upcoming 2022 Grammys. Taking the stage on Music’s Biggest Night at the MGM Grand Arena on April 3rd will be current nominees Billie Eilish, Brothers Osbourne, BTS, Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow, Olivia Rodrigo, and Brandi Carlile.
One of the most exciting times in music for artists and fans alike is here: the 64th annual Grammy Awards! Nominations for the award show were released on Wed. the 24th and were met with equal parts approval and dismay.
They have been a lot of rumors circulating concerning whether Chris Brown and Rihanna had patched things and more and more evidence are coming to the surface to prove that they may be true. Chris Brown seems to be in the headlines every other day. Whether it is his angry responses to followers on twitter […]
During the the Grammys, Nicki Minaj decided to appear in a red, drapey, Versace-designed nun like dress and she was with a man dressed up like the pope. Now looking at her dress, all I could think is, “What is she trying to do here”, Why would she decide to dress like that?”, maybe she […]