1. From Alicia Hosting to Kacey's Big Win, What Last Year's Grammys Did Right

    September 19, 2019 3:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nearly two years ago, the Grammy Awards faced heavy criticism in the wake of then-Recording Academy president Neil Portnow’s comment about how female creators needed to “step up” to be recognized. What a difference a year makes: The 2019 Grammys, wh ...

  2. What's at Stake for Beyoncé, Billie Eilish & More at 2020 Grammys

    September 19, 2019 3:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Many people stand to gain or lose ground when the 62nd annual Grammy Awards are broadcast on Jan. 26. But the stakes are particularly high for these four players -- a teen phenom, an icon who is already one of the most decorated artists in Grammy hi ...

  3. Tony Awards Returning to Radio City: See the 2020 Broadcast Date

    September 19, 2019 1:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 74th annual Tony Awards are set to return on Sunday, June 7, 2020, as it was announced on Thursday (Sept. 19). The broadcast will return to Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Nominations for the 2020 Tony Awards are set to be announced on A ...

  4. Grammy Preview: Is Awards Inclusivity Finally Making Progress?

    September 19, 2019 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 At this time last year, The Recording Academy made one of its most sweeping changes since the Grammys launched in 1959, expanding the number of nominations in the Big Four categories -- record, song and album of the year plus best new artist -- from ...

  5. Grammy Preview: Will Pop Make a Comeback in the Big 4 Categories?

    September 19, 2019 12:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 The inaugural year of expanded categories brought much-needed recognition to hip-hop stars and critical faves. Will Ariana, Camila and Taylor return to reign this time around? Over the past decade, the Grammys have drawn criticism for rewarding bloc ...

  6. How J.Lo's Grammy Gown Became The First Viral Dress

    September 19, 2019 12:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 62nd Grammy Awards will mark 20 years since Jennifer Lopez changed red-carpet fashion forever. There was no time for options. It was February 2000, and Jennifer Lopez was enjoying an ascent to superstar status thanks to the success of her 1999 d ...

  7. Move Over, Mozart: New Composers Are Giving Opera's Masters a Run for Their Grammys

    September 19, 2019 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Over the past 13 years, five of the Grammy Awards for Best Opera Recording have gone to pieces written since 2000. By the standards of an award ceremony known for honoring the new, this might not sound like a big deal. For the previous 45 years, how ...

  8. 'Truth Hurts' Was a Viral Hit, But Lizzo's Stardom Is No Accident

    September 19, 2019 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two years after its release, Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” is topping the Hot 100 and generating Grammy buzz -- but it took much more than a series of happy accidents to get her there. "Here Comes the Bride" is echoing down West 49th Street in Man ...

  9. How Lil Nas X Sees His Future After 'Old Town Road'

    September 19, 2019 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 He has the longest-running Hot 100 hit of all time and could soon win Grammy gold, but Lil Nas X is determined to stay weird -- and refuses to be categorized. Eventually, there will come a day when Lil Nas X runs out of new terrain, when he has fina ...

  10. Eugenio Derbez and Jacky Bracamontes to Host 2019 Latin American Music Awards

    September 19, 2019 9:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the first time, Mexican artists Eugenio Derbez and Jacky Bracamontes will host the Latin American Music Awards, Telemundo has announced. This year, Ozuna leads with nine nominations. He is followed by Romeo Santos and Bad Bunny (8), Anuel AA (7) ...

  11. Noel Gallagher to Be Honored With BMI President's Award

    September 18, 2019 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The trophy will be handed out at this year's BMI London Awards on October 21. Noel Gallagher will be honored with the president’s award at this year’s BMI London Awards in recognition of his influence as a songwriter, the organization has annou ...

  12. Breaking Down the Album of the Year Nominees at 2019 Latin American Music Awards

    September 18, 2019 10:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Latin American Music Awards ceremony is getting closer, and fans can’t wait to know who will be the big winner in the album of the year category. This year, the nominees are Ozuna with Aura , Real Hasta La Muerte by Anuel AA , Luis Fonsi 's ...

  13. George Strait, Loretta Lynn, Luke Combs & More Honored at 2019 Nashville Songwriter Awards

    September 18, 2019 12:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 “I believe songwriting is a gift from God,” George Strait said upon accepting the president’s keystone award at Tuesday’s 2019 Nashville Songwriter Awards. It was a sentiment that came to fruition during the two-and-a-half hour awards ceremony at Na ...

  14. Why the Grammys' Populism Makes Sense -- And Is Ultimately a Strength

    September 17, 2019 4:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Oscars prioritize prestige, but the Grammys lately have rewarded commercial success -- which may ultimately highlight what makes music singular in the first place. Hardly anyone would expect a summer blockbuster like Avengers: Endgame to win the ...

  15. Shane McAnally Ties a CMA Record Held by Alan Jackson & Bob McDill With His Song of the Year Domination

    September 17, 2019 2:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 McAnally has had seven songs nominated in just seven years -- much faster than these other songwriters. We won't know until Nov. 13 if Shane McAnally picks up his second CMA Award for song of the year. The hit songwriter is nominated for " ...

  16. Becky G to Receive Extraordinary Evolution Award at 2019 Latin American Music Awards

    September 17, 2019 9:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last year, Maluma was the first recipient of the special award recognizing accelerated growth as an artist. Becky G will be honored with the Extraordinary Evolution award during the fifth edition of the  Latin American Music Awards , Telemundo has a ...

  17. Grammy Preview: Why So Many Legendary Songwriters Don't Have Song of the Year Wins

    September 16, 2019 8:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 For the first 61 years of the Grammy Awards, the record and song of the year prizes went to the same piece of music slightly more often than not: 31 times. At the first Grammys in May 1959, Italian composer and crooner Domenico Modugno walked off wi ...

  18. The Secrets to Grammy Campaign Success

    September 16, 2019 7:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last year, Post Malone ’s efforts to grab Grammy voters’ attention included appearances at Recording Academy chapter offices in major U.S. cities and a full-page Billboard ad paid for by his label, Republic Records. But while he garnered four nomina ...

  19. The 50 Greatest Grammy Losers for Best New Artist

    September 15, 2019 7:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The roster of Grammy winners for best new artist includes such all-time greats as Bobby Darin , The Beatles , Natalie Cole and Mariah Carey . The roster of Grammy losers for best new artist may be even more star-studded. There's a reason for th ...

  20. 'Springsteen on Broadway' Wins Outstanding Directing Creative Emmy, Narrowly Misses EGOT

    September 15, 2019 3:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen 's Broadway run-turned-Netflix special won a top prize at the 2019 Creative Emmy Awards, but the Boss lost out on securing his EGOT status thanks in part to a Beatle. Springsteen on Broadway 's director (and frequent Spri ...

  21. Beyonce's 'Homecoming' Snubbed at Creative Arts Emmys

    September 15, 2019 10:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 The superstar singer was herself nominated for four of the six awards her concert film 'Homecoming' was up for. Beyoncé and her concert film,  Homecoming , were snubbed at the Creative Arts Emmys. The singer was not present at the ceremony ...

  22. Emmys: 'Leaving Neverland' Wins Best Doc or Nonfiction Special

    September 14, 2019 9:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 The HBO doc about Michael Jackson took home one of the top awards after receiving five total noms. HBO's  Leaving Neverland  won best documentary or nonfiction special at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday night (Sept. 14). The four-hour ...

  23. Emmys: RuPaul Wins Best Reality Host 4th Year in a Row, Tying Jeff Probst's Record

    September 14, 2019 9:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 'RuPaul's Drag Race' is up for 14 awards at this year's ceremony. RuPaul of  RuPaul's Drag Race  continues to build his Emmy collection, winning best host of a reality or competition program for the fourth consecutive year o ...

  24. Will Jennifer Lopez Get Golden Globe, Oscar Noms for 'Hustlers'?

    September 12, 2019 8:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Like Doris Day and Dean Martin, J.Lo makes it all look so easy that she tends to be taken for granted. Those legendary stars never won an EGOT-level award. Jennifer Lopez is getting some of the best reviews of her career for her new film Hustlers , ...

  25. How Kanye, Taylor and the 2009 VMAs Changed Music and Culture Reporting

    September 12, 2019 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ten years ago, the Kanye/Taylor incident -- and the Internet's instantaneous, all-consuming reaction to it -- permanently cranked up the speed and volume of music media coverage. 9:25 p.m . Kanye West runs onstage to protest Beyoncé not winning ...

  26. CNCO, Farruko, Christian Nodal & More Join 2019 Latin American Music Awards Lineup

    September 12, 2019 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Plus Zion & Lennox, Sofia Reyes, Emilia, Beret, Abraham Mateo, and Lupita Infante will also perform.   CNCO , Gente De Zona, Farruko , Wisin & Yandel and Christian Nodal have been confirmed to perform at 2019 Latin American Music Awards, Tel ...

  27. Cardi B Leads 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards With 10 Nominations: Exclusive

    September 12, 2019 9:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 On Oct. 5, the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards will make its triumphant return to Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Center after vacationing in Miami for the last two years. After besting his peers with eight nominations in 2018, this year, Drake slides into third plac ...

  28. Ozuna & Kali Uchis to Perform at Latin American Music Awards 2019

    September 10, 2019 4:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ozuna  has been confirmed as a performer for the fifth annual Latin American Music Awards, taking place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Oct. 17, Telemundo has announced. In addition to the Puerto Rican star, the network also announced that Am ...

  29. Randy Travis to Receive Founders Award at 2019 ASCAP Country Music Awards

    September 10, 2019 4:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country Music Hall of Famer Randy Travis will receive the ASCAP Founders Award at the 57th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, which will be held Nov. 11 in Nashville. The awards show will host special guest performances to honor Travis. “Randy Travi ...

  30. Is Billie Eilish a Lock for Best New Artist Grammy Nod? Is Lizzo 'New' Enough to Join Her? Some 2020 Predictions

    September 10, 2019 3:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 The best new artist category at the Grammy Awards is a tricky one to try to predict. Cardi B and Post Malone were famously not eligible in the field last year due to previous nominations for Cardi and the voting committee deciding that Posty's ...

  31. Will Lizzo Be Eligible for Best New Artist at 2020 Grammys?

    September 10, 2019 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's all but impossible to write rules that will be fair in every situation. The business keeps changing. Music keeps changing. Lizzo is precisely the kind of artist the Recording Academy would like to see receive a Grammy nomination for best n ...

  32. Breaking Down the Favorite Video Category at 2019 Latin American Music Awards

    September 10, 2019 1:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 2019 Latin American Music Awards are going down next month, and the nominees are getting ready to shine during the show, which will be broadcast live on Telemundo from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. ET. One of the ...

  33. Academy Of Country Music Awards Will Return to Las Vegas in 2020: Find Out the Date

    September 10, 2019 1:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 55th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are headed back to Vegas! On Tuesday (Sept. 10), the Academy of Country Music announced that its 2020 awards show will take place Sunday, April 5. Country music’s big night will be broadcast live from ...

  34. Latin American Music Awards 2019: Meet the New Artist of the Year Nominees

    September 06, 2019 4:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's very exciting for up-and-coming artists like Rosalía, Sech, Lunay, Darell, Paulo Londra and Jhay Cortez to be nominated for the first time at the Latin American Music Awards, and they're all up for the once-in-a-lifetime award for new ...

  35. Female Vocalist of the Year Is 2019's Most Hotly Contested CMA Awards Category

    September 05, 2019 5:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Either Miranda Lambert or Carrie Underwood has won in this category in 12 of the past 13 years. But this year, it's a real contest. It's hard to say who is going to win female vocalist of the year at the 53rd annual CMA Awards -- and when ...

  36. In 1975, Crossover Hits From Freddy Fender, John Denver & More Ruled the CMA Awards

    September 05, 2019 2:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 While 1975 was the peak year for country/pop crossover hits at the CMAs, it was hardly a fluke. In 1975, each of the nominees for single of the year at the CMA Awards was a top five hit on the Billboard Hot 100 . Four of them had reached No. 1 on Bi ...

  37. The Ultimate 2019 Latin AMAs Playlist: Bad Bunny, Becky G, Christian Nodal & More

    September 05, 2019 11:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2019 Latin American Music Awards are just around the corner. On Wednesday (Sept. 4), Telemundo unveiled the nominations for this year’s music event. Ozuna leads with 9, then  Bad Bunny (8), Romeo Santos (8), and Anuel AA (7). They're joined ...

  38. 2019 MTV Video Music Awards Generate 74% Sales Boost for Songs Performed at the Show

    September 04, 2019 4:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Additionally, songs performed during the ceremony were up 17% in overall streams. Songs performed on the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards (Aug. 26) generally saw gains in both digital downloads and streams, including a 74% boost in sales for the tracking ...

  39. Miranda Lambert's 'The House That Built Me' Named 'Song of the Decade' by ACM

    September 04, 2019 3:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 In choosing "House," written by Tom Douglas & Allen Shamblin, the Academy of Country Music bypassed its other song of the year recipients from this decade -- including three Lambert co-wrote. What's the country song of the decade? ...

  40. Paula Abdul Will Be Honored With Ally Award for Her LGBTQ Activism at 2019 GLAAD Gala San Francisco

    September 04, 2019 2:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 Throughout her career, pop icon Paula Abdul has proven to be a vocal supporter of the LGBTQ community, especially in her near-constant advocacy during and following the HIV/AIDS crisis of the '80s and '90s. Now, the megastar is being recog ...

  41. Daddy Yankee, Lunay & More Celebrate Their 2019 Latin AMAs Nominations

    September 04, 2019 2:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Wednesday (Sept. 4), Telemundo revealed the nominees for the 2019 Latin American Music Awards , and Lunay, Daddy Yanke and Sech, among other artists, took to social media to thank their fans for their support and encourage them to vote. Ozuna lea ...

  42. Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Bad Bunny & More Nominated For 2019 E! People's Choice Awards: Full List

    September 04, 2019 12:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Swift , Lizzo , the Jonas Brothers , Ariana Grande , Lil Nas X  and Ed Sheeran are among the multiple nominees for the 2019 E! People's Choice Awards. The nominees in 43 categories honoring film, TV, music and pop culture for the second ...

  43. Latin American Music Awards 2019: See the Complete List of Nominees

    September 04, 2019 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ozuna leads pack with 9 nominations, while Bad Bunny & Romeo Santos follow with 8 nods each. Telemundo announced the nominees for the 2019 Latin American Music Awards on Wednesday morning (Sept. 4), with Ozuna leading for the second consecutive ...

  44. Ace of Cups: Could a 50-Year-Old Band Get a Best New Artist Grammy Nom?

    September 03, 2019 4:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Check out the animated "Life In Your Hands" video ft. Taj Mahal. This Grammy season, Recording Academy voters have a strange opportunity -- they can nominate a band that's been around more than 50 years as the best new artist at the 2 ...

  45. How to Watch the Latin AMAs Nominations Announced Live

    September 03, 2019 4:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Wednesday, Telemundo will reveal the nominees for the 2019 Latin American Music Awards. The announcement will start at 7 a.m. ET on the network’s morning show Un Nuevo Dia . At 9 a.m. ET, the announcement will be extended to digital platforms for ...

  46. Alan Jackson Has Swept CMA Noms for Album, Single & Song of the Year 4 Times -- More Than Anyone Else

    September 03, 2019 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The first artists to receive noms in all three of these categories in one year were Merle Haggard and Conway Twitty in 1970. Maren Morris received CMA Awards nominations for album, single and song of the year last week. It's the second time she ...

  47. Emmys to Remain at L.A. Live's Microsoft Theater as TV Academy & AEG Extend Deal

    September 03, 2019 3:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 The awards have been staged at the downtown location since 2008. The Emmys are staying put in downtown Los Angeles. The Television Academy and AEG, the owner of the L.A. Live complex, have reached a new multi-year agreement to keep the Emmy Awards a ...

  48. If You Lose New Artist of the Year at the CMAs, It's Not Over (Just Ask Reba, George Strait, Alan Jackson, Etc.)

    September 03, 2019 3:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to know who's going to have the biggest long-term impact based on just one year's results. Cody Johnson , Ashley McBryde , Midland , Carly Pearce and Morgan Wallen , this year's CMA nominees for new artist of the year, ...

  49. Kany García, José José, & More Among 2019 La Musa Awards Honorees: Exclusive

    September 03, 2019 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 LSHOF also announced that Spotify is returning as the official Title Sponsor of the awards ceremony. The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced José José , Kany García , Jesús López and Nestor Casonu as its honorees for the 2019 La Musa Awards ...

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