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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...

FILE - Julian Casablancas of The Strokes performs on day one of Lollapalooza in Grant Park on Aug. 1, 2019, in Chicago. The band’s “The New Abnormal” is nominated for a Grammy for  best rock album. The 2021 Grammys will take place Jan. 31. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

The Strokes turn to a 'unicorn figure' and get Grammy love

Dec. 21, 2020 10:57 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It has taken The Strokes almost two decades to earn their first Grammy nomination. But lead singer Julian Casablancas is betting they'll walk away empty-handed at the ceremony. The band's “The New Abnormal” will compete on Jan. 31 in the best rock album category against...

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)

AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Finneas finds his lane in music

Dec. 17, 2020 10:20 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Onstage, Finneas and Billie Eilish come across like a seasoned, veteran musical duo. With her beautifully aching and raw tone singing relatable and profound lyrics in the starring role, Finneas brilliantly supports on piano or guitar, giving her voice much room to shine. That was how the...

FILE - Amanda Shires, from left, Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile, and Natalie Hemby of The Highwomen perform at Loretta Lynn's 87th Birthday Tribute at Bridgestone Arena on Monday, April 1, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The Highwomen won three awards, including album, song and duo/group of the year, at the Americana Honors and Awards and the late John Prine was given artist of the year. The Americana Music Association announced the winners online this year after their awards show, normally held in Nashville, Tennessee, was cancelled because of the pandemic. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File)

The Highwomen, John Prine earn Americana awards

Dec. 15, 2020 11:00 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The Highwomen won three awards, including album, song and duo/group of the year, at the Americana Honors and Awards. The late John Prine was given artist of the year honors. The Americana Music Association announced the winners online on Tuesday this year after their awards...