The Latest: Billie Eilish wins record of the year at Grammys
Billie Eilish arrives at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, March 14, 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)NEW YORK – The Latest on the Grammy Awards (all times local):8:45 p.m.Billie Eillish has won the Grammy Award for record of the year for the second straight year. Beyoncé broke the record with her victory Sunday night for best R&B performance for “Black Parade,” surpassing the 27 Grammys won by Alison Krauss. DaBaby says he “feels like it’s going to touch everybody.”Ad— Marcela Isaza at the Grammy Awards (@misaza)___3:15 p.m.Brandi Carlile is excited to perform at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, even if there isn’t an audience. “Jojo Rabbit” and the “Joker” soundtrack also won Grammys in the segment of the show that awarded music created for visual media.
Grammy performers: Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B, Billie Eilish
FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2019 photo, Billie Eilish performs during the first weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. Eilish will perform at this month's Grammy Awards. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B and Billie Eilish are set to perform at next week’s Grammy Awards. The Grammys were originally supposed to take place on Jan. 31 but were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Beyoncé is leading nominee with nine, followed by Swift, Lipa and Ricch, who each earned six nominations.
Austin City Limits is taking place virtually in 2020 and it’s free. Here’s the lineup
SAN ANTONIO – This year, you don’t have to haul it from stage to stage to avoid missing a performer at Austin City Limits. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, ACL will be virtual and free this weekend, with performances from years past. The star-studded lineup includes Khalid, Willie Nelson, Twenty One Pilots, Billie Eilish, St. Vincent, Paul McCartney and The XX throughout three days. Performances will start at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with the last performer set to begin between 11:15 p.m. and 12:10 a.m.ACL Fest 2020 starts tomorrow! In September, organizers promised a virtual weekend festival in lieu of in-person performances.
ACL festival to hold 'virtual festival weekend’ next month in lieu of in-person concert
AUSTIN – Organizers from ACL Music Festival have promised fans a “virtual weekend festival” in place of an in-person event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many music lovers went into a state of post-concert-depression, without knowing when the next chance for an in-person concert would be again. “The music is a little quieter around town these days and we won’t be gathering together here in Zilker Park for the Austin City Limits Music Festival next month," Beliveau said. “Austin City Limits Music Festival will no longer take place in 2020. “The health and safety of our fans, artists, partners, staff and the entire Austin community remains our highest priority.
Austin City Limits music festival canceled for 2020 because of coronavirus
The Austin City Limits Music Festival canceled its 2020 concerts. Courtesy of Eddie GasparThe Austin City Limits Music Festival, set to take place in this fall was canceled Wednesday because of ongoing concern over the spread of the coronavirus, festival organizers said in an email Wednesday. ACL is one of the largest outdoor music events in Texas and regularly draws hundreds of thousands of people to the capitol city. "The health and safety of our fans, artists, partners, staff and the entire Austin community remains our highest priority. This is the latest of a number of high profile cancellations in Texas related to the pandemic, including the popular South by Southwest festival that was canceled in March.