Latest Joni Mitchell News

Artist to do renderings of draftees on stage at NFL draft

Apr. 27, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When some of the first-round picks at Thursday night's NFL draft are on stage with Commissioner Roger Goodell, they won't be alone. Just look for the guy painting portraits — with both hands, no less — of the players. Rob Prior, an acclaimed...

Batiste, joyful performances highlight Grammy Awards

Apr. 04, 2022 03:23 AM EDT

Jon Batiste had the most Grammy Award nominations and his five wins outpaced everyone, yet he somehow seemed the biggest surprise on a joyous night for music that washed away some of the bad taste left by the Oscars a week earlier. Batiste's “We Are” won the prestigious album...

Grammys live | Jon Batiste wins album of the year

Apr. 03, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 64th annual Grammy Awards, being presented Sunday in Las Vegas (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Jon Batiste’s “We Are” has won the Grammy Award for album of the year. Batiste was the year’s most nominated artist,...

List of Grammy winners in top categories

Apr. 03, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Winners Sunday in the top categories at the 64th annual Grammy Awards: — Album of the year: “We Are,” Jon Batiste — Record of the year: “Leave the Door Open,” Silk Sonic — Best new artist: Olivia Rodrigo ...

Generations sing to Joni Mitchell in pre-Grammys tribute

Apr. 02, 2022 03:51 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An 81-year-old jazz giant and a 15-year-old rock singer were the first to perform tributes to Joni Mitchell on Friday night. Such was the diversity of artists honoring a most diverse artist, Mitchell, a Canadian-turned-Californian, folkie-turned-rocker-turned-jazz...

Grammy Awards set sights on Las Vegas for first time

Mar. 31, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammys might be missing stars like Drake, The Weeknd and Kanye West as a performer, but the biggest night in music could still shine bright on the Las Vegas Strip. The ceremony relocated to Las Vegas for the first-time ever with several artists who could...

Khan, Lauper, Beck to play MusiCares Joni Mitchell tribute

Mar. 17, 2022 09:01 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chaka Khan, Stephen Stills, Sara Bareilles, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter and Beck will be among those performing in tribute to Joni Mitchell when she’s honored as the 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy. The academy announced the latest...

Rebel Wilson gets ready to host the BAFTA Film Awards

Mar. 09, 2022 13:49 PM EST

London (AP) — In 2020, Rebel Wilson flew from Australia to present the best director trophy at the BAFTA Film Awards. Her humorous speech, which referenced a lack of women nominated in the category and bemoaned that box office flop “Cats” was overlooked entirely, was one of the...

Joni Mitchell, Amy Tan, N. Scott Momaday join arts academy

Mar. 03, 2022 10:29 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Joni Mitchell's latest honor finds her in company with some giants from other fields. The celebrated singer-songwriter and musician has received honorary membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the venerable institution based in Upper Manhattan...