Winners of the Amplifier Center Stage: A GRAMMY U Initiative performed at a showcase on March 14 at the Gibson Showroom in Austin, Texas, during the 2014 South by Southwest festival. Pop/rock group Bonavox, soul/R&B artist Eyango and singer/songwriter Jessica Faith were selected by a panel of artist curators to receive career development opportunities from The Recording Academy. For more on the Amplifier Center Stage program, visit www.grammyuamplifier.com.
Amplifier Center Stage Showcase
British singer/songwriter Sam Smith participated in an installment of GRAMMY U SoundChecks interview, discussing his evolution from bartender to chart-topping artist, writing his upcoming debut album, In The Lonely Hour, and his breakthrough hit "Latch" with Disclosure, among other topics.
The GRAMMYs took center stage during the music portion of the annual South by Southwest festival taking place March 11–16 in Austin, Texas.