Grammys

Thomas Bangalter, left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk perform at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Grammy win for Daft Punk boosts French pride

PARIS (AP) — They’re helmeted, mute and mysterious, and they’re suddenly the pride of France. Duo Daft Punk did something no other French music group has done: Brought home four Grammy Awards in one night. […]

01/27/2014

Host LL Cool J speaks on stage at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Grammy Awards reach 28.5 million viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards are a hit with television viewers, with Nielsen reporting in its preliminary ratings that 28.5 million viewers tuned in to music’s biggest night. If the Nielsen Company’s fast […]

01/27/2014

Beyonce, left, and Jay-Z perform "Drunk in Love" at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Grammy overview in snippets

ROCKED OUT BY THE END, RIGHT OUT THE DOOR By the time Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Lindsey Buckingham hit the stage to close out the Grammys show, many celebs in […]

01/27/2014

Recording artist Lionel Richie performs onstage at The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Salute to Industry Icons with Clive Davis, on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)

Richie, Fogerty, Cyrus perform at Clive Davis gala

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — John Fogerty performed with the Foo Fighters and Jennifer Hudson. R. Kelly debuted a tribal new song in tribute to Nelson Mandela. And Miley Cyrus basically called the audience old. […]

01/27/2014

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Grammy after-party on Mulholland attracts 1,000 people

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Grammy Awards after-party in Bel Air Estates attracted police attention when it went on past 3:30 a.m. and had more than 1,000 guests, police officials said. Police were called to […]

01/27/2014

Pharrell Williams performs with Thomas Bangalter, background left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk, at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Select winners from the 56th annual Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winners in selected categories at the 56th annual Grammy Awards announced Sunday during ceremonies at the Nokia Theatre and Staples Center: — Album of the year: “Random Access Memories,” Daft Punk. — […]

01/27/2014

Kacey Musgraves poses in the press room with the awards for best country album for "Same Trailer Different Park" and best country song for "Merry Go Round" at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)

Daft Punk, Macklemore top left-of-center Grammys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammy Awards celebrated outcasts and outsiders, lionizing a couple of French robots, white rappers and a country gal espousing gay rights, and a Goth teenager who’s clearly uncomfortable with the […]

01/27/2014

Maria Schneider conducts the Maria Schneider Orchestra at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, R.I. on Aug. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Joe Giblin)

Jazz composer Schneider jumps into classical world

NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz composer Maria Schneider feels “absolutely giddy” to find herself in new company at the Grammy Awards with her first contemporary classical CD, “Winter Morning Walks” featuring soprano Dawn Upshaw. Over […]

01/24/2014

Musician Will.i.am (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

will.i.am charity event raises $2.4 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was an old-school party at will.i.am’s annual pre-Grammy charity concert as veteran rap stars like Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh rocked a capacity crowd along with the likes of […]

01/24/2014

New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde performs on stage during the Vevo Halloween Concert at the Oval Space in east London. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Lorde performs at Soho House ahead of Grammys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lorde sang at a small concert days before her big night at the Grammys and reminded the crowd to tune in to her performance Sunday night. The 17-year-old New Zealander performed […]

01/24/2014

Clive Davis, right, chief creative officer of Sony Music, and singer-actress Jennifer Hudson at The Beverly Hilton during Grammy press day on Thursday, January 23, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

Cyrus, Hudson to perform at Clive Davis gala

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Miley Cyrus may have been snubbed by Grammy voters, but the “Wrecking Ball” singer will take center stage at Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy gala. In an interview Thursday, Davis said Cyrus […]

01/24/2014

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Free museums, Trombone Shorty and the Grammys

1. Saturday, January 25, is the annual Museum Free-For-All, which means general admission to many museums around Los Angeles will be free. While general admission to all the museums participating in the program is free, […]

01/24/2014

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