Shirley Halperin

Shirley Halperin is the news director of Billboard and the music editor of The Hollywood Reporter.

Lucian Grainge 2015

Grammys: This Is the Man Behind All Five Album of the Year Nominees

Lucian Grainge won't be nervous when the coveted album of the year award is revealed Feb. 15 at the 58th annual Grammy Awards. "We have every nomination in the category," notes Grainge, chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group, the world's largest music company.
Jess Glynne performing at the MasterCard Billboard concert at The Sayers Club on Feb. 9, 2016.

Grammys: The Complete Guide to This Year's Parties

Grammy weekend always means a dizzying party schedule. But this year, more industry insiders than normal are scratching their heads wondering how they could possibly fit everything in and stay in good standing in the music biz.