In this week's episode of Positive Vibes Only, two-time GRAMMY-winning Hawaiian singer-songwriter Kalani Pe'a whisks us away to the Paradise of the Pacific with a feel-good performance of "E Nā Kini," a unifying anthem from his homeland featured on his 2016 GRAMMY-winning debut album, E Walea. Ahead of the joyous performance, entertainment journalist and on-air talent Gia Peppers reminds us of the power of breathing, disconnecting and being in the moment.
For the latest episode of GRAMMY Rewind, we revisit the iconic Roberta Flack's second Record Of The Year GRAMMY, for "Killing Me Softly With His Song" at the 1974 GRAMMYs. The soulful classic/No. 1 hit also won Best Female Pop Vocal Performance that year. The emotive song is from her 1973 album Killing Me Softly, which was nominated for Album Of The Year that year.
The year prior, at the 15th GRAMMY Awards, Flack won her first two GRAMMYs, Record Of The Year for "The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face" (yes, she won it two years in a row!) and Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Duo, Group Or Chorus for "Where Is The Love" with Donny Hathaway, from their 1972 duet album.
Powered by the Recording Academy and Color Of Change, key industry leaders speak about best practices and strategic ways to drive long-term, systemic change within the music community. Topics discussed include––shifting culture, amplifying voices, the state of inclusion at the Recording Academy, D&I Officers in music, leadership in action, building together, harnessing power, driving change, and more.
Alt R&B singer/songwriter Ambré met producer Erick Bardales in 2014 and began making music with him when she was just 17. In 2015, she released her first mixtape, Wanderlust, which was produced by Bardales. That same year, the "american beauty" singer gained recognition for her first collab with Kehlani in 2015, a cover of Drake's "Preach."
After signing to Roc Nation in 2019, she released her major label debut project, the Pulp EP, in November 2019, followed by Pulp (Director's Cut) this past July 31.
In the latest episode of GRAMMY.com's Quarantine Diaries series (watch above), the "fubu" singer brings us along for a productive day working on music and enjoying good company (her brother and Bardales) and good food while staying in her hometown of New Orleans.
We caught up with rapper Polo G to talk about his latest album 'THE GOAT,' what success means to him and how the city of Chicago influences his music and his lyrics. The 2020 XXL Freshman Class member also names some of his favorite up-and-coming rappers, who influenced him growing up and the moment he knew he wanted to be a rapper in the latest edition of GRAMMY.com's Up Close & Personal.
"Welcome to 'Solid Gold!' Starting right now and for every week to come, we're gonna bring you the biggest hit records in the country, some by the people that made them famous," host Dionne Warwick said during its debut episode on Sept. 15, 1980. The GRAMMY-winning singer hosted the entire first season, after which would go on to be hosted by Andy Gibb, Arsenio Hall and others for the remaining seven seasons.
GRAMMY.com celebrates the 40th anniversary of the launch of the shimmering '80s music TV show in our third-ever episode of the one-minute History Of video series.
In the latest edition of Press Play, Chicago rap elite G Herbo and GRAMMY winner Chance the Rapper pay tribute to their late friend and collaborator Juice WRLD with an exclusive performance of "PTSD." The song addresses mental health and serves as the title track of Herbo's latest album, which debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200.