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Joanne Shenandoah, celebrated Native American singer, dies

Nov. 23, 2021 20:18 PM EST

Joanne Shenandoah, the celebrated Native American singer-songwriter who performed before world leaders and on high-profile stages, has died. She was 63. The Native American Music Awards & Association posted on its website that Shenandoah, described as “Native...

Musician Jon Batiste leads Grammy Award nominations with 11

Nov. 23, 2021 13:35 PM EST

Jon Batiste might be the Grammys biggest surprise: The multi-genre performer and recent Oscar winner made such an impression on voters that he scored the most nominations with 11 on Tuesday. Batiste earned an album of the year nod for “We Are” along with record of...

Grammy facts: Blurred genre lines and a retiree revolution

Nov. 23, 2021 13:30 PM EST

With new rules in place this year and a promise to regain trust among its members, the Recording Academy released its nominations on Tuesday for its 64th Grammy Awards. Here are some facts about this year's nominees: A RETIREE REVOLUTION: Certainly...

Grammy nominees in top categories for 64th annual show

Nov. 23, 2021 13:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A list of nominees in the top categories at the 64th annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. — Album of the year: “We Are,” Jon Batiste; “Love For Sale,” Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga; “Justice (Triple Chucks...

Jon Batiste leads all Grammy Award nominees with 11; Justin Bieber, Doja Cat, H.E.R. each receive 8 apiece

Nov. 23, 2021 12:56 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jon Batiste leads all Grammy Award nominees with 11; Justin Bieber, Doja Cat, H.E.R. each receive 8 apiece.

Hitmakers BTS stamp their authority on American Music Awards

Nov. 21, 2021 23:41 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — South Korean superstars BTS were crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, brushing aside challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake and The Weeknd as they took home a total of three awards and teamed up with Coldplay for a raucous “My Universe” and...

American Music Awards winners includes BTS, Rodrigo, Swift

Nov. 21, 2021 22:55 PM EST

List of winners at Sunday's American Music Awards: Artist of the year: BTS Favorite pop song: BTS, “Butter” New artist of the year: Olivia Rodrigo Favorite female pop artist: Taylor Swift ...

Ruben Blades: Power doesn't corrupt, power unmasks

Nov. 19, 2021 16:16 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Sometimes one may wonder what would have happened if Ruben Blades had been president of Panama. Would he have been good? Hated? Was it better that he didn't? “I think it would have been good for the country,” Blades said Thursday in a video call...

ACM Awards get stadium upgrade in 2022 on Amazon Prime Video

Nov. 18, 2021 15:19 PM EST

The Academy of Country Music awards show is getting a NFL-sized upgrade next year as it moves to a new home at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on March 7. The ACM and Amazon Prime Video, along with production company MRC Live & Entertainment, announced on Thursday the...

A look at this year's best new artist Latin Grammys nominees

Nov. 17, 2021 17:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latin Grammy for best new artist is often one of the most coveted awards, as it can only be won once in a lifetime and can open many doors. This year’s nominees include 11 contenders of various genres, genders, countries and ages. Most are...