The TV audience for the Grammy Awards show soared to 39 million viewers on Sunday, fueled by the sudden death of Whitney Houston and the success of British singer Adele.
Sure, Adele, Tony Bennett and the Foo Fighters all won at the Grammys, but that absurd (and interminable) list of awards also featured some stars known better for their non-musical exploits.
Soul singer Adele triumphed in her return to music’s stage on Sunday, scooping up six Grammys and winning every category in which she was nominated including album of the year for “21” and best record with “Rolling In the Deep.”
The Grammy awards scrambled Saturday to cope with the sudden death of pop singer Whitney Houston, and planned a tribute to the 48-year-old singer during the awards telecast.
The key races, the big names, the newcomers and the living legends: Your guide to who’s who and what’s what at this Sunday’s 54th Annual Grammy Awards on CBS.
What’s cuter than watching Youtube sensations Sophia Grace Brownlee and her cousin Rosie rapping to Keri Hilson’s “Turn My Swag On”? Seeing the look on the little tutu’ed stars’ faces when Ellen DeGeneres tells them that they’ll both be attending the Grammys this Sunday.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform at the 2012 Grammy Awards, joining Adele, Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj on the music show lineup.
After seven years with a no-host format, the Grammys will have an emcee – LL Cool J. The Grammy-winning rapper and actor says the Feb. 12 broadcast is “gonna be a great night” and says his hosting duties are a dream come true.
By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY She likely won’t get “21,” but Adele is poised to take the biggest bulk of nods when the Grammy nominations are announced Wednesday night. The British singer-songwriter has had a great year, thanks to her sophomore album, “21.” The mournful album about a failed relationship is the year’s best-selling disc with […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don’t call it a comeback. It’s a tribute. “NCIS: Los Angeles” star and rapper LL Cool J is nervously excited to pause from his duties as host of the Grammy nominations concert special Wednesday to perform with a multigenerational group of rappers. “We’re doing a special dedication to `The Message,’ which […]