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  • Grammys: Common, John Legend to Sing ‘Glory'; LL Returns as Host

    Jan 21, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The Recording Academy announced today that LL Cool J will host the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, marking the “NCIS: LA” star’s fourth consecutive stint as host of the music awards show, including his memorable 2012 debut just hours after the tragic death of Whitney Houston. Also, Common and John Legend will perform their Golden Globe-winning, […]

  • Little Richard Recovering after Suffering Heart Attack

    Oct 1, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Rock ‘n’ roll legend Little Richard is on the mend after recently suffering a heart attack while at home with his family. The singer, who turned 80 last year, reveals he was overcome with a coughing fit and started to feel a shooting pain in his arm – and it was only after self-medicating that […]

  • Jennifer Hudson Receives Special Grammy at DC Event (Pics)

    Apr 18, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Jennifer Hudson was honored with a special Grammy Award Wednesday night at the Recording Academy’s Grammys on the Hill ceremony in Washington. The group honored Hudson with a Recording Artist Coalition Award for her charity work. Hudson said this award stands apart from all of her others, including her Oscar. “It makes it the most […]

  • L.A. Reid Preps for his Final ‘X Factor’ and 1st Pre-Grammy Honor (Audio)

    Dec 20, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *As Antonio L.A. Reid prepares to make his final appearance on “The X Factor” tonight, the longtime music executive – responsible for cultivating such talent as Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Usher – says he’s facing the end of this chapter with lots of excitement toward the next. “It’s funny, when you work hard, sometimes you […]

  • Grammys Add Changes to R&B, Jazz, Latin Categories

    Jun 8, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *A year after the Grammy Awards dropped 31 categories (from 109 to 78), sparking protests and a lawsuit by Latin jazz musicians, the music organization has switched things up again by adding three awards, including the reinstatement of best Latin jazz album. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The Recording Academy announced Friday in a statement […]

  • The Recording Academy Statement on Whitney Houston

    Feb 11, 12 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *EURweb.com reports this official statement from The Recording Academy: Six-time GRAMMY® winner Whitney Houston was one of the world’s greatest pop singers of all time who leaves behind a robust musical soundtrack spanning the past three decades. Her powerful voice graced many memorable and award-winning songs. A light has been dimmed in our music community […]