WATCH: Beyonce and Jay Z Open the Grammys, Prove They're the Hottest Couple Ever

By Deena Bustillo on
Getty ImagesIn case you needed a reminder that Beyonce and Jay Z are the hottest couple in music, in showbiz, and basically on the planet, then the Grammy Awards opener is for you. These two opened the annual show with their sexy new hit "Drunk in Love" and the results were enough to make anyone jealous — of Bey's unbelievable butt, if nothing else.Watch and be amazed:Read Full Story

A Ton of People Are Getting Married at the Grammys, Including Ryan Lewis' Sister

By Deena Bustillo on
Getty ImagesGilded gramophones aren't the only things being handed out at the Grammy Awards tonight. It's just been confirmed that 34 couples — "gay, straight, old, young, of many races and many colors" couples — are going to exchange vows at the show. Even Ryan Lewis' sister and her fiancé will be one of the pairs to say "I do."So what's the deal? "We're serious about this," Ken Ehrlich, producer of the Grammys, told the New York Times about the plan, insisting it's not a marriage equality...Read Full Story

The Biggest Surprises and Snubs From the 2014 Grammy Nominations

By Alicia Diaz Dennis on
The 2014 Grammy nominees were announced on Friday with a big star-studded concert in Los Angeles, and as is the case nearly every year, there were a bunch of surprises — and a couple of disappointing snubs.THE SURPRISESThe usual suspects (Pink, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, et al.) dominate most of the big categories, but there are some new faces in the top categories like this year. Well, at least two. 1. Sara Bareilles' The Blessed UnrestBareilles' excellent pop release is undoubtedly the...Read Full Story

Grammy Awards 2013: Frank Ocean, Black Keys Set to Have a Big Night

By Alicia Diaz Dennis on
(Getty)Adele won't be around to show everyone up at next year's Grammy Awards, but there are a couple of artists poised to dominate the evening with multiple nominations. Frank Ocean, The Black Keys, and fun. all racked up six nods across a number of categories, and will compete for the Album of the Year and Record of the Year awards.Frank Ocean scored six nominations, among them a nod for Best New Artist. Alabama Shakes, fun., Hunter Hayes, and the Lumineers, all American acts, were also...Read Full Story

Grammy Red Carpet 2012: Who Looked Best?

By Adam Wenger on
(Getty Images)The stars were out in force for the 2012 Grammy Awards last night. Some looked amazing, while others probably should have looked in the mirror a little longer before stepping outside. Katy Perry and Rihanna showed off their more elegant sides. Taylor Swift stunned in Zuhair Murad. Carrie Underwood reminded the world why she's one of the most gorgeous ladies in music. Hell, even Snooki looked great. Really, there weren't too many poorly dressed people at the Grammys this year...Read Full Story
The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards)—or Grammys—are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States for outstanding achievements in the music industry. The awards ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented in a widely-viewed televised ceremony. The current President of the Academy is Neil Portnow.

The awards were established in 1958. Prior to the first live Grammys telecast in 1971 on ABC, a series of taped annual specials in the 1960s called The Best on Record were broadcast on NBC. The first Grammy Award telecast took place on the night of November 29, 1959, as an episode of the NBC anthology series Sunday Showcase, which was normally devoted to plays, original TV dramas, and variety shows. Until 1971, awards ceremonies were held in both New York and Los Angeles, with winners accepting at one of the two. Pierre Cossette bought the rights to broadcast the ceremony from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and organized the first live telecast.[1] CBS bought the rights in 1973 after moving the ceremony to Nashville, Tennessee; the American Music Awards were created for ABC as a result.

The award ceremony is generally held in February. The upcoming 51st Grammy Awards ceremony will be on February 8, 2009, and this will be the sixth consecutive year that the Grammys have been held at Los Angeles' Staples Center.

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