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Mary J. Blige performs at the Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 12, 2017 - 3:56 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Mary J. Blige warned the audience at the Clive Davis Gala that she was not in a good place. "I look happy, somewhat, but I'm going through some horrible stuff right now," said Blige, who was about to perform in tribute to Saturday night's honoree, BET Networks President...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2016 file photo, singer Katy Perry performs during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Universal Music Group's annual pre-Grammy showcase included Perry celebrating her 10-year anniversary with Capitol Records and the debut of trailers for new documentaries about Motown Records and INXS singer Michael Hutchence. Chart-topping rappers Desiigner, Rae Sremmurd, Big Sean, MGK and others performed at the multi-hour event Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, full of music industry players, press and artists. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 11, 2017 - 11:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal Music Group's annual pre-Grammy showcase included Katy Perry celebrating her 10-year anniversary with Capitol Records and the debut of trailers for new documentaries about Motown Records and INXS singer Michael Hutchence. Chart-topping rappers Desiigner, Rae Sremmurd,...
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This Feb. 9, 2017 photo shows trophy presenters, from left, transgender model Martina Robledo, actor and model Derek Marrocco, and model and actress Hollin Haley in Los Angeles. The trio will present awards during the 59th Annual Grammy Awards airing live, Sunday, Feb. 12, on CBS. ( Johnny Vy/CBS via AP)
February 10, 2017 - 9:37 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — At Sunday's Grammys, a man and a transgender woman will join the so-called trophy girls who bring music's top honors onstage. It's a change that puts the Grammys in the front ranks of awards diversity. "To be honest, the idea of a 'trophy girl' has felt antiquated for some time...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, Clive Davis attends Keep a Child Alive's 13th Annual Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. Davis isn't letting national politics affect his famed pre-Grammys party. The veteran music executive says his annual event would be at capacity again this year despite moves elsewhere in Hollywood to scale back awards season soirees.(Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
February 10, 2017 - 8:09 am
BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Clive Davis isn't letting national politics affect his famed pre-Grammys party. The veteran music executive says his annual event will be at capacity again this year despite moves elsewhere in Hollywood to scale back awards season soirees. Celebrities have used...
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Host James Corden answers questions from the media after rolling out the red carpet for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 in Los Angeles. The Grammy Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 12. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
February 09, 2017 - 8:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — He may be the king of Carpool Karaoke, but James Corden says he won't be singing as host of Sunday's Grammy Awards. "There are a lot of brilliant singers there," he says, "and no one needs to hear me disrupt such beautiful vocals." Corden also says he isn't trying to be the next...
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FILE - This June 23, 2016 file photo shows Ben Haggerty, left, and Ryan Lewis, of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, on NBC's "Today" show in New York. The mainstream rap duo that swept the rap Grammys in 2014 and received backlash after besting Kendrick Lamar, didn’t submit their latest album for contention at the 2017 Grammy Awards. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)
February 09, 2017 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, the mainstream rap duo that swept the rap Grammys in 2014 and received backlash after besting Kendrick Lamar, didn't submit their latest album for contention at the 2017 Grammy Awards. A person close to the nomination process, who spoke on the condition...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Katy Perry performs during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Perry will perform at the Grammy Awards on Sunday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
February 07, 2017 - 12:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry is returning to the Grammy Awards to the delight of fans who have been waiting to hear new music from the pop singer whose last album, "Prism," came out in 2013. The Recording Academy also announced Tuesday that Grammy nominees Kelsea Ballerini and Lukas Graham will...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, John Legend attends a photo call for WGN America's "Underground" at the CTAM portion of the 2017 Winter Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif. The producer of the Grammy Awards said Legend and Broadway star Cynthia Erivo will perform during the show’s In Memoriam segment on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. They will perform the Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows.” (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 07, 2017 - 7:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Legend and Broadway star Cynthia Erivo will be singing a Beach Boys song at Sunday's Grammy Awards. Executive producer Ken Ehrlich announced Tuesday that Legend and Erivo will perform a new arrangement of "God Only Knows" during the show's In Memoriam segment. The veteran...
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FILE - This Nov. 4, 2016 file photo shows Beyonce performing at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. Beyonce announced on her Instagram account, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, that she is expecting twins. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 01, 2017 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Blue Ivy is about to become a big sister — twice over. Beyonce and Jay Z announced Wednesday on Instagram that the superstar singer is pregnant with twins. "We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two," said a statement...
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FILE - This July 29, 1998 file photo shows brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, left to right, of the pop group the Bee Gees during a news conference in Miami Beach, Fla. The Recording Academy and CBS will pay tribute to the Bee Gees two days after the Grammys with a concert featuring a range of artists, including Celine Dion, Andra Day, John Legend and Keith Urban. The concert will be taped Feb. 14 at the Microsoft Theater, to be broadcast on CBS later this year. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier, File)
January 27, 2017 - 9:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Recording Academy and CBS will pay tribute to the Bee Gees two days after the Grammys with a concert featuring a range of artists, including Celine Dion, Andra Day, John Legend and Keith Urban. The show, "Stayin' Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees," will mark...
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