Why Those Moments of Care for Liza Minnelli and Joni Mitchell Felt Different

Awards shows are a natural setting for honoring aging legends. It’s reassuring when they don’t try to hide the frailty that aging can bring.

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Where’s the Party? Ask Benny Blanco.

The Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter hosts a dinner series that has become one of the most coveted invites in Los Angeles.

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Laverne Cox Hosts Red Carpet Coverage for E!

The actress and Emmy Award-winning producer talks about what it was like being the interviewer, for a change.

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Louis C.K.’s Grammy Victory Leads to Backlash

Some comedians are questioning how the Recording Academy saw fit to bestow an award to someone who had admitted to sexual misconduct.

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The 2022 Grammys: Let’s Discuss

What are the awards at this point, and who benefits from them?

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How ‘Unofficial Bridgerton Musical’ Beat Broadway at the Grammys

With their award for “The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,” two musical theater newcomers won against veterans like Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Schwartz.

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Why the Grammys Couldn’t Resist Jon Batiste

The jazz pianist is an inheritor more than an innovator, but he puts the past to use in service of fun, blending genres and embodying the pleasures of his hometown, New Orleans.

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Grammys 2022 Best-Dressed: Lil Nas X, Billy Porter and More

The Vegas evening was an exuberant reminder of why red carpets can be fun for both stars and fans.

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At the Grammys, the Young Succeed Most When They Seem Old

Despite nods to Gen Z, this year’s show favored history-minded performers like Silk Sonic, Jon Batiste, H.E.R. and Lady Gaga.

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Lady Gaga and Silk Sonic Follow the Grammy Formula: Old, but New

Despite nods to Gen Z, this year’s show favored history-minded performers like Silk Sonic, Jon Batiste, H.E.R. and Lady Gaga.

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Best and Worst Moments From the 2022 Grammys

Young artists brought dramatic performances, Doja Cat had an emotional moment at the microphone and Volodymyr Zelensky recorded a serious plea from Ukraine.

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2022 Grammys: Jon Batiste and Silk Sonic Win Top Aw

Jon Batiste won album of the year, Silk Sonic song and record of the year and Olivia Rodrigo best new artist at a ceremony where President Zelensky of Ukraine made an appeal for help.

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2022 Grammy Awards Winners: Updating List

The list of winners for the 64th annual Grammy Awards.

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Spice Could Make History at the Grammys. But She’s Already Won.

The Jamaican singer Spice is the first female hard-core dancehall artist to be nominated for a Grammy in the Best Reggae Album category.

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How a Music Executive Spends His Sundays

In the 1990s, Jamie Krents was on tour with an indie rock group. Now he’s a family man in Brooklyn.

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Grammys 2022: How to Watch, Time and Streaming

A guide to everything you need to know for the 64th annual awards on Sunday night.

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The Grammys, Always Unpredictable, Face New Surprises

The lead-up to the awards has involved controversy over a last-minute ballot change, Covid-19 cases, a nominee’s death and, of course, The Slap. But producers say the show will be ready.

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For Grammy Nominee Rogét Chahayed, Pop Isn’t Far From Mozart

Up for producer of the year, non-classical, on Sunday, a conservatory-trained collaborator focuses on “finding the simplicity, finding that golden chord progression.”

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Debating the Grammys’ Biggest, Oddest Category

Only in record of the year could Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo face off against Abba and Tony Bennett. Our critics break down all 10 nominees in a new “Diary of a Song” video.

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Kanye West’s Stormy Relationship With the Grammys Erupts Again

The musician, nominated for five awards, was told he will not be able to perform at the ceremony on April 3. The decision came after weeks of erratic and troubling public behavior.

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Grammy Awards Move to April in Las Vegas

The 64th annual show, originally scheduled for Jan. 31 in Los Angeles, was postponed amid a spike in Covid-19 cases. It will now take place on April 3, and be broadcast live by CBS.

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2022 Grammy Awards Postponed Amid Covid-19 Surge

The Recording Academy has not announced a new date for its 64th annual show, originally scheduled for Jan. 31 in Los Angeles.

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Drake Removes Himself From Competition for 2022 Grammy Awards

The superstar rapper and singer, long a critic of the awards, was nominated in two categories, best rap album and best rap performance.

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Marilyn Manson Loses a Grammy Nomination, and a Songwriter Gains One

The Recording Academy has made various changes to its list for the 64th awards, adding Linda Chorney, whose name appeared on an earlier version of the ballot, back to the competition.

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At Last Minute, Kanye West, Taylor Swift Added as Top Grammy Nominees

Abba, Lil Nas X and others benefited as the number of competitors in the four all-genre categories grew from eight to 10 in a meeting the day before the nominations were announced.

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Mickey Guyton on Her Grammy Nominations: ‘I Was Right’

Last Grammys, the singer became the first Black woman to be nominated for a solo country performance award. This time, she’s back with three more chances to win.

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Jon Batiste on His 11 Grammy Nominations: ‘I’m So Over the Moon’

The jazz pianist and bandleader on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” received the most nominations for the 2022 awards. Music “connects us to the sacred, the divine,” he said.

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Grammys Snubs and Surprises: Kacey Musgraves, Jon Batiste and Abba

A jazz musician snagged the most nominations, and the Weeknd, an artist who said he’s boycotting the awards, found his name on the ballot.

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Jon Batiste and Young Chart-Toppers Lead 2022 Grammy Nominations

The Recording Academy, which expanded the top competitions to 10 slots, announces its first ballot since ending its heavily criticized review committees in nearly all categories.

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Grammy Nominations 2022 Announcement: Updating List

Artists, albums and songs competing for trophies at the 64th annual ceremony are being announced on Tuesday. The show will take place Jan. 31 in Los Angeles.

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Lee (Scratch) Perry, Bob Marley Mentor and Reggae Innovator, Dies at 85

With a four-track tape recorder in his Jamaican home studio, he opened surreal sonic vistas and cultivated the image of a mad genius.

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Micki Grant, Groundbreaking Broadway Composer, Dies at 92

With “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope,” she became the first woman to write the book, music and lyrics of a Broadway musical.

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Grammys Settle With Ousted C.E.O.

The settlement between the Recording Academy, which runs the Grammy Awards, and Deborah Dugan, its former chief executive, came just weeks before arbitration over her dismissal was to begin.

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John Davis, a Voice Behind Milli Vanilli, Dies at 66

The singer was one of the voices behind the pop duo Milli Vanilli, fronted by Fabrice Morvan and Rob Pilatus, who later admitted that they did not sing on their albums or in concert.

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Grammys Drop Anonymous Nominating Committees After Backlash

Since 1989, small groups have whittled down 61 of the awards’ 84 categories. Years of criticism, including the Weeknd saying he’d boycott future Grammys, spurred a change.

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Al Schmitt, Maestro of Recorded Sound, Is Dead at 91

The winner of multiple Grammys, he engineered or produced records by Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Jefferson Airplane and many others.

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Bob Porter, Jazz Producer and Broadcaster, Dies at 80

Hundreds of albums bore his name, notably reissues of classic material. And he helped make WBGO the biggest jazz radio station in the New York area.

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Grammys television audience shrinks to a new low.

Viewership fell 53 percent drop compared with last year’s show, to 8.8 million viewers.

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The Grammys Discover Youth

A pandemic awards show that seemed poised to disappoint ended up pivoting instead, shifting its focus to women, hip-hop and most crucially, the next generation.

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Grammys 2021: How to Watch, Time and Streaming

A guide to everything you need to know for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

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Beyoncé in Schiaparelli at the Grammys

The singer made history, and Schiaparelli dressed her for it.

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The Best and Worst of the 2021 Grammy Awards

Megan Thee Stallion owned the stage, struggling indie venues got a much needed spotlight and the event proved a pandemic awards show doesn’t have to look like a video conference.

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2021 Grammys: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Other Women Win Big

Beyoncé broke a record, Megan Thee Stallion and H.E.R. won awards, Taylor Swift’s “Folklore” was named album of the year and Billie Eilish’s “Everything I Wanted” record of the year.

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2021 Grammys Winners: Megan Thee Stallion Wins Best New Artist

Here are the winners of the 63rd annual awards.

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Blue Ivy Carter Wins Her First Grammy Award

The mother-daughter duo won in the best music video category for “Brown Skin Girl,” which appears on the visual album “Black Is King.”

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Thulani Davis and the Secret History of Women Writing Album Liner Notes

Since its inception in 1964, the Grammy for best album notes has been awarded to just three women. Davis, who won in 1993 for an Aretha Franklin boxed set, was the first.

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Taylor Swift Is Bringing Us Back to Nature

Her work is overflowing with the language and landscapes of the natural world. As a father and a conservation scientist, I value that.

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The Weeknd Boycotts Future Grammys as 2021 Show Nears

The event on Sunday will address the challenges of a music industry hit hard by the pandemic. The Weeknd, who was snubbed, says he will boycott the awards going forward, in a sign of continuing friction with artists.

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Taylor Swift and the Wisdom of Youth

“Folklore,” the album that earned five of Swift’s six Grammy nominations, is stocked with references to the specific, oft-denigrated insight of teenagers.

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Who Will Win Record of the Year at the Grammys? Let’s Discuss.

Beyoncé, Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and more will face off Sunday. In this special “Diary of a Song” episode, critics for The New York Times break down the show’s premier category.

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