GRAMMY winners Melissa Etheridge, John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson were among the performers at Lean On Me: A Celebration Of Music And Philanthropy, the 17th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Legacy Concert. The sold-out event took place Feb.
In an exclusive interview with GRAMMY.com, R&B/soul artist Aloe Blacc discussed using music as a force for positive social change and his 2013 album Lift Your Spirit.
The GRAMMYs took center stage during the music portion of the annual South by Southwest festival taking place March 11–16 in Austin, Texas. The 28th installment of SXSW featured keynote addresses from GRAMMY winners Neil Young and Lady Gaga, and interactive panels and performances by approximately 2,200 regional, national and international artists, among other activities.