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Mastering engineer Emily Lazar poses for a portrait in New York on Dec. 28, 2020. Lazar is nominated three times in the album of the year  category thanks to her work on albums from HAIM, Coldplay and Jacob Collier. The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards will be held on March 14. (Photo by Matt Licari/Invision/AP)

Who really had the album of the year? Emily Lazar did.

Jan. 21, 2021 12:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Martin admits that Coldplay’s latest album could have sounded terrible if it wasn’t for one person — mastering engineer Emily Lazar. Like the musical magician she is, Lazar added her special touch to the band’s eighth album “Everyday Life,”...

Lady Gaga sings the national anthem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol for President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Greg Nash/Pool Photo via AP)

Hollywood on the Potomac: A-list turns out for Biden-Harris

Jan. 21, 2021 2:05 AM EST

A full-throated, supremely confident Lady Gaga belted out the national anthem at President Joe Biden's inauguration in a very Gaga way — with flamboyance, fashion and passion. The Grammy winner wore a huge dove-shaped brooch and an impressively billowing red sculpted skirt as she sang into a golden...

This combination photo shows Eric Church performing at the 2016 Stagecoach Festival in Indio, Calif., on April 29, 2016, left, and Jazmine Sullivan performing at the Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Feb. 9, 2019. Sullivan and 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.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Jazmine Sullivan, Eric Church, H.E.R. to sing at Super Bowl

Jan. 19, 2021 12:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — 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...

FILE - Leonardo DiCaprio presents the lifetime achievement award at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on  Jan. 19, 2020. 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)

SAG Awards moves air date to avoid conflict with Grammys

Jan. 13, 2021 3:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards will not share the same air date as the Grammys after all. The SAG Awards announced Wednesday that the 27th annual ceremony has been moved to April 4. Both awards events were scheduled to air March 14, but the SAG Awards shifted to a different date to...

FILE - DaBaby arrives at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Grammy-nominated rapper has been released from a Los Angeles County jail after an arrest in Beverly Hills, Calif., where police said he took a loaded gun into an upscale store on Rodeo Drive. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Rapper DaBaby arrested on Beverly Hills weapons allegation

Jan. 8, 2021 5:02 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby has been released from a Los Angeles County jail after an arrest in Beverly Hills, where police said he took a loaded gun into an upscale store on Rodeo Drive. DaBaby, whose legal name is Jonathan Kirk, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of...

FILE - Host Alicia Keys speaks at the 61st annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Recording Academy told The Associated Press on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, that the annual show would shift from its original Jan. 31 broadcast to March 14. The Grammys will be held in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

Grammy Awards shift to March due to pandemic conditions

Jan. 5, 2021 7:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2021 Grammy Awards will no longer take place this month in Los Angeles and will broadcast in March due to a recent surge in coronavirus cases and deaths. The annual show would shift from its original Jan. 31 broadcast to March 14, according to a joint statement released Tuesday from the...

Grammy Awards, slated for late January in Los Angeles, postponed to March due to coronavirus surge

Jan. 5, 2021 3:36 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy Awards, slated for late January in Los Angeles, postponed to March due to coronavirus surge.
FILE - Renee Zellweger, winner of the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for

Being Judy Garland won Zellweger an Oscar. Is a Grammy next?

Dec. 30, 2020 11:49 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Renée Zellweger is known for acting but you could easily write a thesis about her love for music. The entertainer won her second Academy Award for portraying Judy Garland in last year’s “Judy,” for which Zellweger did her own singing in front of live audiences. She...

FILE -  K.T. Oslin appears at the  31st Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 23, 1989. Oslin, who hit it big with the 1987 hit “80′s Ladies” and won three Grammy awards, has died. She was 78. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac, File)

K.T. Oslin, country singer of ‘80's Ladies,’ dies at 78

Dec. 21, 2020 6:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Country singer K.T. Oslin, who hit it big with the 1987 hit “80′s Ladies” and won three Grammy awards, has died. She was 78. Oslin’s friend Robert K. Oermann said she died in suburban Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday morning. He learned of Oslin's death from...

Finneas O'Connell poses at his home in Los Angeles on Friday Dec. 4 2020. O'Connell has been named one of The Associated Press' Breakthrough Entertainers of 2020. (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)

Finneas on Bond theme song, the Grammys and the Weeknd

Dec. 21, 2020 12:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The path to Billie Eilish and Finneas getting the “yes” to compose a song for the upcoming James Bond film was almost as thrilling and exhilarating as watching the action-packed movie on screen. “We said to our team, ‘If anyone has anyone who knows anyone, just...