The highs and (very few) lows of this year’s Grammys
Beyoncé accepts the Best R&B Performance award for 'Black Parade' onstage during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Los Angeles Convention Center on March 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. AdHIGH: Trevor Noah hosting: “The Daily Show” host was up for the task to host a socially distanced Grammys, and he did pretty well! I had no clue about Black Pumas, but after watching their Grammy performance, I’m hooked. And when there was potential that she was going to make history at the Grammys, she showed up. Harry Styles winning best Pop Vocal Performance, H.E.R.
Beyoncé wins 28th Grammy Award, passes Alison Krauss to become the most decorated woman in Grammys history
Beyoncé wins 28th Grammy Award, passes Alison Krauss to become the most decorated woman in Grammys historyLOS ANGELES – Beyoncé wins 28th Grammy Award, passes Alison Krauss to become the most decorated woman in Grammys history. Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.
Ladies night: Beyoncé, Swift make history as others win big
Four women won the top four prizes Sunday, including Swift, who became the first female performer to win album of the year three times. Beyoncé — with her 28th win — became the most decorated woman in Grammy history. And 9-year-old Blue Ivy Carter — who won best music video alongside her mother — became the second youngest act to win a Grammy in the show’s 63-year history. Megan Thee Stallion, who won three honors, also made history and became the first female rapper to win best rap song. She's also the fifth rap-based act to win best new artist.
Who will take home a Grammy Sunday night? Here are our predictions
So, before music’s biggest night, let’s break down some of the categories, examine the nominees and predict who should win a Grammy, and ultimately, who will win. III, HaimFuture Nostalgia, Dua LipaHollywood’s Bleeding, Post Malonefolklore, Taylor SwiftThe night is going to come down to many face-to-face showdowns between Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift. While Bridgers would make a fine winner, this award belongs to Megan Thee Stallion; 2020 was her year, and she deserves it. However, it would be exciting to see Lady Gaga or Taylor Swift swoop in with the steal, right? Who should win: Megan Thee StallionWho will win: Megan Thee StallionBest Country Song”Bluebird,” Miranda Lambert”The Bones,” Maren Morris”Crowded Table,” the Highwomen”More Hearts Than Mine,” Ingrid Andress”Some People Do,” Old DominionHonestly, this award could go to Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris or the Highwomen.
Who has the best Grammy-winning album? Vote in our bracket
Taylor Swift accepts award onstage during The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)The 2021 Grammys are on this year, and while it’s exciting for all the award-winners, nothing is more exciting than seeing who takes home Album of the Year. Winners have included Adele, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and the Chicks, just to name a few. But who really had the best of the best album? The pop divas like Adele and Taylor Swift prevailed, and some of the less popular acts aren’t going to be seen past round two.
Which is your favorite album from Grammy winners? Weigh in
The 2021 Grammys are on this year, and while it’s exciting to see who wins all the awards, nothing is more exciting than seeing who wins Album of the Year. Winners have included Adele, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and the Chicks, just to name a few. But who really had the best of the best album? Artists will go head-to-head, and in the end, only one album will come out as supreme. You can vote in round one right now, and make sure come back every day to vote in the other rounds.
BTS on 1st Grammy nod: 'It’s hard to express in words'
FILE - Members BTS pose for photos during the Golden Disk Awards in Seoul, South Korea, on Jan. 5, 2020. Now, the gift has returned to them — in the form of their first Grammy nomination. “‘Dynamite’ gave us huge success in Korea, of course, a Grammy nomination, a performance, so you know, life is really interesting." “It’s really hard to express in words,” Jimin said of the nomination. They said the Grammy nomination does create some pressure for the next batch of songs they produce, but they’re not letting the success get to their heads.
Jazmine Sullivan, Eric Church, H.E.R. to sing at Super Bowl
Sullivan and Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next months Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer H.E.R. will perform America the Beautiful. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next month’s Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer H.E.R. will perform “America the Beautiful.”The performances will take place Feb. 7 at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa before the big game and halftime show starring The Weeknd. She’s won honors at the MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards and Soul Train Music Awards and launched R&B hits such as “Focus,” “Best Part,” “Slide,” “Damage” and “B.S.” with Jhené Aiko.
SAG Awards moves air date to avoid conflict with Grammys
The SAG Awards announced Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, that the 27th annual ceremony has been moved to April 4. The awards had been originally scheduled to air March 14, but shifted to a different date to avoid conflict with the Grammys. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)LOS ANGELES – The Screen Actors Guild Awards will not share the same air date as the Grammys after all. Both awards events were scheduled to air March 14, but the SAG Awards shifted to a different date to avoid conflict with the Grammys. The SAG Awards will air on TNT and TBS at 9 p.m. EST.
Reps: Singers Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly file for divorce
NEW YORK Grammy-winning country singer Kacey Musgraves and her musician-husband, Ruston Kelly, have filed for divorce. In a joint statement, Musgraves and Kelly said weve made this painful decision together." It won her the best country album Grammy and one of its singles, Merry Go Round, won best country song. Kelly has also written songs for other artists, including Tim McGraw, Hayes Carll, Lucie Silvas and Josh Abbott Band. Musgraves co-wrote Miranda Lamberts 2013 country hit, Mamas Broken Heart, earning herself a Grammy nomination as a songwriter.
Who will win big on Grammy night? Vote for your favorites now
Music’s biggest night is just around the corner, and fans everywhere are putting their bets on who will win the top prizes at this year’s Grammy awards. It wasn’t a commercial success, but neither was last year’s winner, Kacey Musgraves’ “Golden Hour.” Look for Vampire Weekend or Ariana Grande spoil Del Rey’s chances of winning. Taylor Swift was shut out of the bigger categories besides song of the year, so this could be her once chance to win a Grammy for the night. If the Grammy isn’t going to Beyoncé, chances are it’s going to Ariana Grande or Lizzo. Make sure you vote in the polls and let us know your thoughts on this year’s Grammy awards in the comments below.
Willie Nelson Fast Facts
Here's a look at the life of Grammy Award-winning musician Willie Nelson. 1975 - Wins a Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance, Male, for "Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain." 1978 - Wins a Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance, Male, for "Georgia On My Mind." 1991 - Nelson releases the album, "The IRS Tapes: Who'll Buy My Memories?" February 12, 2017 - Wins a Grammy for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, for "Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin."