Grammy Awards

President of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow poses in the press room at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
February 01, 2018 - 7:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Recording Academy chief Neil Portnow says the organization is creating a task force to uncover unconscious biases and other barriers that impede women's success in the music industry. Thursday's announcement comes days after Portnow claimed his comments on women needing to "step...
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New Zealand singer songwriter Lorde's handwritten thank - you note, right, is published in a the New Zealand Herald newspaper, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, honoring fellow Kiwi musicians as well as sightings of other attendees at the Grammy ceremony in New York. Lorde has scribbled her thanks to fans back home for embracing her Grammy-nominated album. (AP Photo/Nick Perry)
January 31, 2018 - 3:27 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Lorde has scribbled her thanks to fans back home for embracing her Grammy-nominated album. Her handwritten thank-you note was published as an ad in The New Zealand Herald on Wednesday. The note has doodles honoring fellow Kiwi musicians as well as sightings of other...
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January 30, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Judging by the ratings, NBC will be happy to invite old friend Will Ferrell back to "Saturday Night Live" whenever he wants. The late-night comedy show reached 7.47 million viewers for this past weekend's show with Ferrell as host, the Nielsen company said. It was the most-watched...
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President of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow arrives at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
January 30, 2018 - 9:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Recording Academy President Neil Portnow says his comments following the 60th annual Grammy Awards were taken out of context after he was criticized for saying women in the music industry need to "step up." In a statement Tuesday to The Associated Press, Portnow says he regrettably...
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President of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow poses in the press room at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2018 - 5:08 pm
Recording Academy President Neil Portnow is facing criticism for his comments after the 60th annual Grammy Awards ended with only two female winners on stage and lingering questions about the choice of performers. Following the awards show Sunday, many music fans and critics questioned whether the...
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Bruno Mars, front center, accepts the award for album of the year for "24K Magic" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2018 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The television audience for Bruno Mars' dominating night at the Grammy Awards was a sparser one than music's big night has seen for nearly a decade, and a steep decline of 24 percent from the program a year earlier. The Nielsen company estimated Monday that 19.8 million people...
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Bruno Mars, front center, accepts the award for album of the year for "24K Magic" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2018 - 2:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Just under 20 million people watched Bruno Mars' big night at the Grammy Awards, a steep decline from the 26.1 million viewers who tuned in to music's biggest night a year earlier. The Nielsen company said the 19.8 million estimated viewers represented a 24 percent decline from 2017...
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Bruno Mars poses in the press room with his awards for best R&B album, record of the year, album of the year, best engineered album, non-classical, for "24K Magic," and song of the year, best R&B performance and best R&B song, for "That's What I Like" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2018 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards seemed poised to make this a triumphant year for rap at music's showcase event — until Bruno Mars crashed the party. The song-and-dance man from Hawaii won all six awards he was nominated for on Sunday night, including the three most prestigious Grammys for song ("...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, Ed Sheeran presents the award for executive of the year at the Billboard Women in Music event at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. After skipping the Grammys on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, the singer posted a note of gratitude on his Instagram account and said his cat was celebrating, too. Sheeran won Grammys for best pop solo performance, for “Shape of You,” and best pop vocal album. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 29, 2018 - 11:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Sheeran, and his cat, would like to thank the Grammy voters. After skipping Sunday's ceremony, the singer posted a note of gratitude on his Instagram account and said his cat was celebrating, too. Sheeran won Grammys for best pop solo performance for "Shape of You" and best pop...
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January 29, 2018 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ed Sheeran, and his cat, would like to thank the Grammy voters. After skipping Sunday's ceremony, the singer posted a note of gratitude on his Instagram account and said his cat was celebrating, too. Sheeran won Grammys for best pop solo performance for "Shape of You" and best pop...
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