The Grammys just got a WHOLE lot more interesting now that Kanye West has released a new song off his album that seems to deliberately diss Taylor Swift. And while the blonde beauty’s famous friends have spoken out in her defense, the pop princess herself has stayed mum on the subject… for now. Related: Kanye Says The Lyric Was TAYLOR’s Idea! But...

Singer and songwriter Jackson Browne will join members of the Eagles in a tribute to the band’s founding member Glenn Frey during Monday’s 58th annual Grammy Awards. Frey died Jan. 18 of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia at the age of 67. Browne will join the Eagles’ Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B....

Justin Bieber and Pitbull will be performing at the 2016 Grammys on Feb. 15. The news was shared on social media Sunday, with promotional images posted to both Instagram and Twitter. Bieber and Pitbull — whose appearances were revealed in the updates below — will be in good company at the awards show. Previously announced performers include Adele, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town and The Weeknd. Bieber’s “Where Are U Now” (with Skrillex and Diplo) is nominated for best dance recording, while Pitbull’s...

Low-hanging leather pants. Bomber jackets. Work boots. These are all staples in Kanye West‘s wardrobe. But there is one item that the rapper is currently obsessed with — a velour, hooded sweatshirt which he’s been wearing quite a lot in the past two weeks, making him the new ‘I Really Love My’ king. West has been busy working the Fashion Week circuit, from this own Adidas show to surprise performances to this touching moment with Ralph Lauren (who managed to make the star smile). On Wednesday, he sat front row at the Jeremy...

02/09/2015 at 09:00 AM ET Now that we’ve seen all the glamorous (and polarizing!) looks hit the Grammys red carpet, we’ve narrowed down our top picks below. (Don’t see your favorite? Be sure to share your thoughts in the comments!) Jason Merritt/Getty Mary Beth Quirk, Contributor: Though I have my doubts about the hybrid mini skirt/floor-length...

The Grammys. 2015. Done. We’re sad to see another amazing music awards show come and go, but with the help of modern technology we can relive all the best moments over and over… WITHOUT sound! Sure, sound is a big part of music — but who needs it when you can have GIFs?? You know, like when Taylor Swift mentioned the fact that she lost Best New...

Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS The Staples Center is a very big place. So there was no way there were enough cameras to catch everything that went down last night at the Grammys. But there’s no reason to have a major #FOMO meltdown because we had our ears and eyes open for ya. Here, we give you five things you didn’t see on TV during the 2015 Grammy...

Crazy pairings, wacky outfits, soulful performances and even some awards (most of them going to Sam Smith): There was a lot to digest at this year’s Grammy Awards. Here’s a list of what wowed, who went home happy and who may be bummed out: Surprise – No monologue! The music-centric tone was set immediately as LL Cool J introduced AC/DC to kick off...

by PRESENTED BY CREST 3D WHITE WHITESRIPS Sun., Feb. 8, 2015 10:30 PM PST They say the key to a perfect photo is knowing your angles. For celebrities who graced the Grammys red carpet Sunday night, they saw the whole spectrum. Thanks to the GlamCam 360, presented by Crest 3D White Whitestrips, we got a full view of our favorite looks. In the video above, we not...

The Grammys was hardly a laugh-fest this year. LL Cool J ditched his monologue and the show ended on an emotional high. Still, a few stepped up to keep the evening lighthearted, even if it was unintentional. Kanye Storms the Stage… in Jest Six years after baffling and berating Taylor Swift after she beat Beyoncé at the VMAs, Kanye West looked like he...

Partial list of winners of the 57th annual Grammy Awards, presented Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles: — Album of the year: “Morning Phase,” Beck. — Song of the year: “Stay With Me,” Sam Smith. — Record of the year: “Stay With Me,” Sam Smith. PHOTOS: Grammys 2015 – Inside The Show — New artist: Sam Smith. — Pop vocal album: “In the Lonely Hour,” Sam Smith. — Pop solo performance: “Happy (Live),” Pharrell Williams. — Pop...

02/09/2015 at 12:56 AM ET Kim Kardashian looked totally in control on the red carpet, but moments before she stepped out of her car she actually was making last minute alterations to her plunging, sequin Jean Paul Gaultier gown (which had editors embroiled in a heated debate). Kevin Mazur/WireImage “Basically, my pocket fell off — the whole pocket fell...

Sam Smith was the king of the Grammys, taking home three of the top four awards, including song and record of the year for “Stay With Me,” and best new artist, while Beck won album of the year. “I want to thank the man who this record is about … Thank you so much for breaking my heart because I have four Grammys,” said Smith, who also won best pop vocal album for “In the Lonely Hour.” Smith, along with Beyonce, Pharrell and Ed Sheeran, lost album of the year to Beck’s “Morning Phase,”...

If you can’t shake Taylor Swift from your head, you’re not alone. In fact, Madonna is with you! Madge spoke to Access Hollywood’s Shaun Robinson on the Grammy Awards red carpet about the young pop star. “She writes some damn catchy pop songs,” Madonna said of Taylor. WATCH: Madonna: Taylor Swift Sings ‘Damn Catchy Pop Songs’ “Can’t get them out of my head,” Madonna continued. Later on the red carpet, Shaun then told Taylor about Madonna’s compliment, something Tay could...

From AC/DC to Beck, Annie Lennox to Adam Levine, the 2015 Grammy stage seemed like a revolving door of the biggest names in the music industry. Between the parade of musical acts, there appeared to be one reccurring fixture in the night’s performances: gospel choirs.  Gospel choirs appeared in four of the night’s...

Getty Images Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh-oh… It looks like Beyoncé fans were none too pleased by the fact that Beck beat her in the Album of the Year category. Within minutes of the big win, someone (and by “someone” we mean maybe people in the Beyhive) hacked into the Morning Phase crooner’s Wikipedia page and added some, ahem, colorful tidbits. Some...

It was SUCH an intense night at the Grammys! Sam Smith practically walked away with all of the Grammys he was nominated for — maybe they should’ve named this year’s show Sam Smith’s Grammys and everyone else who was nominated. LOLz! Totally kidding, but the Stay With Me singer is now up there with all of the greatest artists who took home...

What a perfect way to end the Grammys! To start things off, Beyoncé, along with the Andrae Crouch choir and Blind Boys of Alabama, delivered a FLAWLESS performance of the gospel hit, Take My Hand, Precious Lord. The powerful song was a favorite of Martin Luther King Jr. so it was an especially poignant tune for Bey to perform. [ Related: John And Common Score The Golden Globe Award For Best Original Song From Selma! ] Next up was dynamic duo John Legend and Common performing Glory from Selma. The rendition was arguably the most...

02/09/2015 at 12:13 AM ET It wouldn’t be the Grammys without some showstopping wardrobe changes. Jessie J promised six, Miranda Lambert managed three and Katy Perry might have raided Solange’s closet — and by the end of the night, it seemed like half the audience swapped out their red carpet look for something a little different onstage. Below,...

According to Kanye West, he wasn’t joking when he nearly crashed the stage ahead of Beck’s album of the year speech. For a moment, it looked like West would repeat his infamous Taylor Swift interruption at the 2009 VMAs, but he aborted with a smile. On social media, many viewers believed it was a joke, but appearing after the Grammys on E!, West...

Joan Rivers won her first Grammy Award on Sunday, but the late comedian was left out of the “In Memoriam” tribute that aired later that night. The 2015 Grammy Awards Melissa Rivers accepted her mom’s prize — best spoken word album for Diary of a Mad Diva — at the Grammy Premiere Ceremony before the telecast. “If my mother was here...

The Grammys aren’t just a place to sing — they’re a place to heal! Six years after Kanye West infamously interrupted Taylor Swift‘s acceptance speech at the MTV VMAs, it looks like the water is officially under the bridge! [ Related: Kanye West Runs Up On The Grammys Stage And Interrupts A Winner … Again! ] The former feuding pair...

When Beck won the Grammy for the year’s best album over Beyonce, it appeared as though Kanye West would repeat his infamous interruption of Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs.  As soon as the Grammy was announced, West followed Beck onstage and reached out for the microphone just before Beck began to speak, but the hip-hop artist quickly trotted back down the...

by Lindsey Sirera Sun., Feb. 8, 2015 8:57 PM PST Whew, what a show! The 2015 Grammys red carpet came alive with music’s brightest stars, and their fashion certainly didn’t escape anyone’s attention. Rihanna made a huge entrance, donning a voluminous pink Giambattista Valli Couture gown hot off the runway from Paris Haute Couture fashion week. “I saw this dress on the internet and I just fell in love with it!” the “Diamonds” singer gushed to Ryan Seacrest. On another note, Katy Perry dazzled in...

Did you miss the Grammys? Did you just watch them but you were trippin’ balls so you don’t remember any of it? Either way, we are here to catch you up. People performed, trophies were given out, Sam Smith won at life and that’s about it. Really the Grammys was all about that audience atmosphere. This is what you need to know about what happened offstage...

02/08/2015 at 11:47 PM ET As soon as we saw Katy Perry hit the stage for her touching Grammys performance, we noticed her hair wasn’t purple anymore. We also noticed that it looked like she was wearing Solange’s ivory, caped wedding gown. Getty The singer’s stage outfit gave us fashion flashbacks to the Humberto Leon for Kenzo design Solange wore...

John Legend and Common took the stage to perform their Selma tune “Glory” at the 57th annual Grammys. The performers were backed by a choir composed entirely of African-American males as Selma clips screened in the background. During the performance, Common raised his hands in a “hands up, don’t shoot” gesture, a reference to...

Awards Season Style Musicians including John Mayer, Chris Brown and Ryan Adams wore the coolest frames of the night. This awards season has seen some great spectacle moments thus far (see Lupita Nyong’o and Robert Downey Jr. at the Globes). And Sunday’s Grammy Awards followed suit. Notorious playboy John Mayer nailed the nerdy-sexy thing with his roundish brown frames, paired with a handsome slim tuxedo. Madonna’s escort and collaborator Diplo also rocked eyeglasses, though his were more in the vein of Buddy Holly. As for...

Before Katy Perry took the stage for an emotional performance of “By the Grace of God,” activist and performance artist Brooke Axtell delivered a spoken-word piece on her experience with domestic violence.  In an interview with Slate, the Austin-based activist talked about being trafficked by her nanny at age 7. As an adult, she was...

The hour won’t be lonely for Sam Smith tonight, as he’ll have quite a few Grammys to keep him company. In just his first Grammy Awards ceremony, the soulful singer has come up big, winning four trophies during tonight’s telecast, including song of the year and record of the year for his hit “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version).” The night...

02/08/2015 at 10:55 PM ET A little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n’ roll — denim lived up to its versatile reputation on the likes of Ryan Adams, Dave Grohl and Blake Shelton. These three stars prove that award show style doesn’t always have to abide by the formalwear rules. Jordan Strauss/AP(2); Jeff Vespa/WireImage Staying true to their...

02/08/2015 at 10:48 PM ET While most stars like to switch it up every now and then on the red carpet, we’re beginning to think that Beyoncé is perfectly content with rocking what she feels most comfortable in: sheer long black dresses. Below, check out four prime examples of Grammy winner wearing what we’re declaring her red carpet uniform. Getty At...

02/08/2015 at 10:19 PM ET Invision/AP; WENN; Invision/AP Fashion Fact: Stars trade in their undergarments for fashion tape at the Grammy Awards, and this year Miley Cyrus selected a gown that definitely required her to leave her underwear at home. Cyrus somehow avoided a red carpet wardrobe malfunction in a Alexandre Vauthier black gown with all-over cutouts from...

02/08/2015 at 09:48 PM ET Looking like a Barbie birthday cake come to life in the best way possible, Rihanna swanned around happily in a two-tiered pink confection made from what we can only assume are the hopes and dreams of little girls everywhere. Any way you slice it, the frothy gown had the pouf thing covered from every vantage point. Getty Images (3) Positively...

02/08/2015 at 09:09 PM ET We should refer to this next crop of style stars as astronauts, because these ladies defied gravity at the Grammys. Nicki Minaj, Kim Kardashian and Lady Gaga all dared to bare some impressive décolletage. And what’s more, they all looked totally relaxed about what we imagine must’ve been incredible feats of fashion tape. Getty...

Just a week after the Super Bowl, Katy Perry is coming with yet another live spectacular.  Billboard has learned that Perry is preparing a performance for this weekend’s Grammy Awards. The singer is planning to bring “By the Grace of God,” a touching ballad off her latest album Prism. Perry described the song, where she details contemplating suicide, in a 2013 Billboard cover story, saying, “That song is evident of how tough it really was at a certain point. I asked myself,...

Sia will be singing at the Grammys, she announced Friday while on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She joins the award show’s lineup of collaborative performances, including Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett, Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani, Annie Lennox with Hozier, and Jessie J with Tom Jones. Sia, who released her album 1000 Forms of Fear last year, is nominated for four Grammys. Beyonce, Pharrell and Sam Smith are the Grammy leaders with six nominations...

The Grammy Awards will feature a number of collaborative performances, including Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett and Adam Levine with Gwen Stefani. The Recording Academy said Tuesday that Annie Lennox will also be paired with newcomer Hozier and Jessie J with Tom Jones at the Feb. 8 show in Los Angeles. “Throughout the years, the Grammy Awards has paired musical icons with new, upcoming artists to give fans remarkable performances that can only be seen on our stage,” Recording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow said in a statement....

JAN 21 13 HRS 1:56 PM PST 1/21/2015 by Hilary Lewis The rapper-actor has presided over music’s biggest night since 2012. AP Images LL Cool J A familiar face is returning as Grammys host. LL Cool J once again will serve as emcee for music’s biggest night. The rapper-actor has presided over 10 Grammy shows and has served as host for the Grammy Awards...

One sings about being “Happy,” the other croons about being sad: Pharrell Williams and Sam Smith will perform at the Grammys next month. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that Usher and Miranda Lambert also will take the stage at the Feb. 8 show in Los Angeles. Common and John Legend will perform their Golden Globe-winning, Oscar-nominated song “Glory,” from the movie Selma. Smith, Williams and Beyonce are the Grammy leaders with six nominations apiece. They will battle Beck and Ed Sheeran for the top prize,...

Getty Images Ken Ehrlich Ken Ehrlich and his production company, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, will produce the 58th and 59th Grammy Awards in addition to next year’s 57th annual event and Dec. 5’s A Very Grammy Christmas. The 57th edition, being held Feb. 8, will mark Ehrlich’s 35th year as a producer of the Grammys. “As one of the key architects...

  Musicians across Hollywood are waking up to the sweet sound of a 2018 Grammy nomination. On Tuesday, songstress Andra Day helped announce this year’s star-studded pool of 2018 Grammy Award nominees, among them Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars.With eight nods—including for Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year—Jay-Z leads...

The 2018 Grammy nominations have just been announced! On Tuesday morning, Andra Day unveiled the nominees for the upcoming Jan. 28 award show on CBS This Morning. The full list was released online, where it was revealed that Taylor Swift only received two nominations. While we’re sure any number of nominations is a huge honor for Swift, many of her fans are...

  A year ago, Chris Rock had the awkward duty of having to dedicate almost his entire Academy Awards opening monologue to the ongoing #OscarsSoWhite controversy. He might have wanted to joke about various stars in the audience and the nominated movies and all of that, but Rock gamely went out and addressed the elephant in the room over and over and over again...

  The three-hour show, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, pulls its best overnight rating since 2014. Jimmy Fallon may be No. 1 in late night, but how did his hosting skills translate to the Golden Globes? The Tonight host had his first spin manning the stage at the film and TV kudos Sunday night, and early ratings have the three-ish-hour telecast up a little from last...

12:15 PM PDT 3/28/2016 by Rebecca Sun The Aerosmith frontman will release his debut solo album later this year. Steven Tyler has signed with WME in all areas, The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard have exclusively learned. He was previously at CAA, while Paradigm continues to represent Aerosmith for touring. Tyler’s lead vocals have helped make Aerosmith the best-selling American rock band of all time, with more than 150 million records sold worldwide, and qualified him for a spot at the American Idol judges’ table for seasons...

7:39 AM PST 3/10/2016 by Scott Roxborough The British soul singer scores three nominations for Germany’s equivalent to the Grammys, including an album of the year mention for her latest release, ’25.’ Adele’s album 25 may have missed out on this year’s Grammys, because its November 2015 release date means it will first be eligible for the 2017 awards, but Germany has come out to celebrate the British soul sensation. The nominations for the Echo Awards, Germany’s Grammy equivalent, were announced...

So sweet! Looks like the Feeks made the best of their Valentine’s Day together as Rory Feek pulled out all the stops for his terminally ill bride Joey. This is an especially important time as yesterday marks the couple’s 14th anniversary since their first date, plus they will be anxiously awaiting to see if they win their first Grammy tonight. Related:...

8:35 AM PST 2/15/2016 by Billboard Staff Barry Manilow performs onstage during Clive Davis’ 2016 pre-Grammy gala. The singer performs days after being hospitalized following emergency oral surgery. Barry Manilow made a surprise return to the stage for Clive Davis’ pre-Grammys party in L.A. Sunday night (Feb. 14) just days after being hospitalized. The veteran singer’s One Last Time – One Last Tour shows in Kentucky and Nashville were postponed last week due to “complications from emergency oral surgery...

Chris Rock sat next to Caitlyn Jenner, Gwen Stefani curled up with Blake Shelton and Jamie Foxx was front row recording Earth, Wind & Fire jam onstage at Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy gala. The white-hot event, held Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, also featured Hollywood’s A-list, from Michael Keaton to Sylvester Stallone to Jane Fonda, as well as...