The Grammys announce a new task force to address its own biases against women in the music industry

Recording Academy president Neil Portnow has taken another slow, deliberate step to extract his foot—and possibly portions of his lower leg—from his mouth this week, after he enthusiastically jammed it in there in the wake of last Sunday’s Grammy Awards, when he told female musicians, producers, and engineers that …

Hillary Clinton tries to secure her next Grammy by reading for the Fire And Fury audiobook

As host James Corden noted during tonight’s Grammys broadcast, the Best Spoken Word category makes it possible for anyone and everyone to win a Grammy—like, say, Carrie Fisher. In an effort to predict who will win next year, then, Corden put the awards on hold for a moment for a skit in which he auditioned famous…

See Kesha bring the Grammys to tears with her powerful performance of "Praying" 

“We come in peace, but we mean business,” Janelle Monae said in her speech introducing Kesha at the Grammys, a speech that espoused support of and solidarity with the Time’s Up movement, expressed tonight by the white roses attendees wore on their lapels. This year, Kesha released her inspiring comeback album Rainbow,…

Here’s what Metallica and Lady Gaga’s Grammys duet should have sounded like

While they’re never going to live up to the Oscars in terms of 2017 award show fuck-ups, last month’s Grammy Awards did feature a few technical glitches that got in the way of a perfect show. Most notably, a much-touted Lady Gaga-Metallica collaboration suffered a setback when James Hetfield’s microphone didn’t work…

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Adele broke her damn Grammy in half, and the internet took it from there

As we’ve already reported, Adele won a lot of Grammys last night, bringing her career total to 11. She couldn’t really be expected to keep track of all of them, not when she also has a George Michael tribute to perform. So it’s not surprising to learn that one of those statuettes suffered some rough treatment, albeit…

David Bowie wins five posthumous Grammys, his first for music

Adele wasn’t the only big winner at “the biggest night in music” on Sunday—the late David Bowie’s Blackstar racked up five Grammys wins. Bowie’s final album, which proved to be as innovative as any of the works before it, received four awards during the pre-show: Best Rock Performance, Best Alternative Music Album,…