Week of   « Prev | Next »

3 articles


Here's Who Took Home Grammy Gold

13 February 2017 3:33 AM, PST

First to take the stage Sunday night at La's Staples Center for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards before the show heads to New York for 2018 : a sparkly, well-received Adele singing her nominated "Hello." Her performance was followed by dapper late-night host and Carpool Karaoke crooner James Corden, who made a comical pratfall entrance , jokingly proclaiming, "This is a disaster!" before breaking into a one-shoed rap to introduce the show. Then the kickoff of the awards, with Jennifer Lopez presenting the first honor of the night for Best New Artist , awarded to Chance the Rapper. Lopez offered a statement about »

- Jenn Gidman

Permalink | Report a problem


Not Too Much Politics at Grammys—Until Busta Rhymes

12 February 2017 9:21 PM, PST

Jennifer Lopez mentioned artists standing up during tough times, and Katy Perry offered some subtle subtext during her own performance, but there wasn't too much in-your-face politics exhibited at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday night—until Busta Rhymes took the stage. A Tribe Called Quest gave one of the most animated performances of the night, with a special appearance by rappers Rhymes and Anderson .Paak for the already political song "We the People." The song, off Atcq's 2016 album We got It From Here … Thank You 4 Your Service , includes the lyrics: "All you Black folks, you must »

- Jenn Gidman

Permalink | Report a problem


George Michael Tribute Gets Adele Cursing

12 February 2017 8:13 PM, PST

David Bowie wasn't the only major performer we lost last year, and the Grammys made sure to pay tribute to two others. First host James Corden spoke on the late George Michael, noting how the performer's music "had an honesty and openness that excluded no one" and that "he had an incredible ability to make you feel that whatever you were feeling, you weren't alone." Adele then took on Michael's "Fastlove," becoming frustrated about a third of the way through, at which point she apologized for swearing and for requesting a redo, saying, "I'm sorry, I can't mess this up »

- Jenn Gidman

Permalink | Report a problem


3 articles



IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners