GRAMMY nominated artist Rapsody sat down with us backstage at the 25th ESSENCE Festival to talk about the influential musical lineage of Black women who inspired her new album, Eve.
For GRAMMY winner PJ Morton, ESSENCE Fest's 25th anniversary was a coming full-circle moment. On the festival's opening night, the New Orleans native, who has been coming to the festival since he was a teenager, made history by being the first artist to record a live album at ESSENCE.
Come backstage with the Recording Academy at this year’s Blues Music Awards to hear reactions from the winners and find out what makes the Blues Foundation’s annual celebration event so special.
How do music professionals juggle demanding schedules, industry expectations, and personal obligations? In partnership with MusiCares and the Smithsonian Year Of Music, panelists (Melanie Fiona, Monika Tashman, 9th Wonder, Maura Roll, and Daniel Shores) sit down for a discussion about family life as working music professionals.
"Motown 60: A GRAMMY Celebration," which aired on Sunday, Apr. 21 on CBS, had it all: touching spoken tributes, live performances from Smokey Robinson, Ciara, Ne-Yo, John Legend, among others, and so much more.
On April 8, the Backstreet Boys visited the GRAMMY Museum for a very special evening; the preview night of the newest exhibit there, Backstreet Boys: The Experience. We went behind the scenes with the GRAMMY-nominated group as they reflected on who BSB is today, their legacy, having fun in Las Vegas and their excitement for the DNA World Tour, or, as McLean put it, their "biggest tour in 18 years," in support of 2019's DNA.
Artists across generations and genres convened to celebrate the life of Aretha Franklin for "Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul," a televised special hosted by Tyler Perry.
The evening featured moving performances and tributes from John Legend, Jennifer Hudson, Yolanda Adams, Alicia Keys, Chloe x Halle, Brandi Carlile, Patti LaBelle, Smokey Robinson, H.E.R., Janelle Monáe and many more.
Ireland-born, Los Angeles-based engineer, producer and songwriter Lynne Earls believes that the best music is made when you're able to get out of your head and into a flow where "you're working from your instincts."
She runs EMP Studios in Hollywood, and has worked with a range of indie artists, including GRAMMY-winning Canadian singer/songwriter k.d. lang and GRAMMY-nominated Brazilian jazz music power couple Airto Moreira and Flora Purim.
In the latest rendition of Where Do You Keep Your GRAMMY, the Tallahassee, Fla. rapper, who won Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for "Blame It" at the 52nd GRAMMY Awards and Best Rap Song for "Good Life" at the 50th GRAMMY Awards, talks about what his GRAMMY wins mean to him.
GRAMMY-nominated rapper Travis Scott gave an outstanding performance at the 2019 GRAMMY Awards, performing an Astroworld medley of "Stop Trying To Be God" and "No Bystanders." He came joined by electronic musician James Blake and Earth, Wind & Fire's Philip Bailey.
Celebrate hip-hop and jump on the red carpet with the Recording Academy at the annual Roc Nation brunch in Los Angeles. Watch the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10 on CBS.
The 61st GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 10 is just days away, and to get fans even more excited, the Recording Academy is taking them behind the scenes with first-time GRAMMY nominee Ella Mai for a music video collaboration featuring her hit single "Boo'd Up."
Watch how the Recording Academy and Ella Mai put together this elaborate project in the above video, and tune into the 61st GRAMMY Awards to see Ella Mai and more of your favorite artists.
To watch Mai's video, go to grammysevolving.com.
What does it take to throw a concert? From the DJ and live band to the venue and the onstage visuals and even down to wardrobe, you love to watch your favorite artists live, but what goes into making the spectacular sets and intimate vibes? How much does an artist prepare to deliver an experience? For Hussle's show, it comes down to using both a live band and a DJ, the cost of a video wall, the amount of time he takes to do his sound check, the chains he decides to rock and more.