Grammys

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February 10, 2019 - 11:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women returned at the Grammys on Sunday as female acts won album of the year and best new artist, while rap also triumphed, with Childish Gambino's "This Is America" becoming the first rap-based song to win record and song of the year. Kacey Musgraves' "Golden Hour" picked up...
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February 10, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; (From Left) Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Alicia Keys and Michelle Obama and Jennifer Lopez appear during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 10, 2019 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
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February 10, 2019 - 8:55 pm
By Sandra Gonzalez (CNN) -- Grammys host Alicia Keys got a little help from some big names to help her open the show. Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Michelle Obama joined Keys on stage for an ode to music and sisterhood. A big part of friendship is showing up for your girls—that...
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Fantastic Negrito poses in the press room with the award for best contemporary blues album for "Please Don't Be Dead" at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles.
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February 10, 2019 - 8:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sparkly, studded and strutting in designer looks, the Grammys parade of often out-there fashion kicked off in a downpour Sunday, but that didn't dampen spirits as the music industry's best showed off their myriad looks. Step onto the red carpet with us to get an exclusive behind-the...
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Patti Austin (left) and James Ingram
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January 29, 2019 - 5:31 pm
By Chloe Melas (CNN) — James Ingram, the soulful, smooth voice behind R&B hits like "Just Once" and "I Don't Have The Heart," has died at the age of 66. Ingram's longtime friend and creative partner, Debbie Allen, confirmed the news of his passing to CNN on Tuesday. "I have lost my dearest...
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In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, Alicia Keys presents the award for record of the year at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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January 15, 2019 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys usually attends the Grammys, but this year she'll be there as a host. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the R&B star will host the Feb. 10 show for the first time. The Grammys will air live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Keys has won 15...
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Nancy Wilson
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December 14, 2018 - 10:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died. Wilson, who retired from touring in 2011, died after a long illness at her home in Pioneertown, a California desert...
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September 09, 2018 - 10:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's live version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" has won an Emmy Award and that has made two men extra happy — it means star John Legend, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice have joined the elite squad of EGOT winners. The musical's win for best live variety special on...
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From left: Lyndon Baines Jones, Torrey Nettles, Carlton Lewis III, Troy Smith and Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds. Not pictured: Roy Smith
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Cherri Gregg
August 27, 2018 - 7:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With energetic performances, coordinated suits and dancing, the Dixie Hummingbirds have used gospel music to wow audiences for 90 years. Founded in South Carolina in 1928, the Dixie Hummingbirds called Philadelphia home in the 1940s. The legendary gospel group...
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