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Fifteen-Time Grammy® Winner Alicia Keys to Host The 61st Annual Grammy Awards®
January 16, 2019
The Recording Academy™ and CBS announced today that 15-time GRAMMY® Award winner Alicia Keys will host the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards®, marking her first time as master of ceremonies for Music's Biggest Night®. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, 8 p.m.ET / 5 p.m. PT.   ... read more »
Sam & Dave to be Honored with Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award
January 3, 2019
Sam Moore and Dave Prater – the Soul duo Sam & Dave which were one of the primary chart stars at the Stax and Atlantic labels in the ’60s, bringing the passion of gospel to their wailing soul side – were announced this week by The Recording Academy™ as one of the recipients of the Special Merit Awards, The Lifetime Achievement Award. ... read more »
Chaka Khan Selected As 2019 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal
October 18, 2018
Singer, songwriter, and philanthropist Chaka Khan was announced today as the 2019 Grand Marshal by Tournament of Roses® President Gerald Freeny. Chaka will ride in the 130th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “The Melody of Life” and join in the pre-game celebration of the 105th Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual both are held on January 1, 2019. As an added bonus for millions of viewers around the world, Chaka is scheduled to perform in the parade’s Opening Spectacular.  ... read more »
Oscar Nominee Angela Bassett Hosts Release Event to Celebrate Friend and Vocal Powerhouse Ledisi Hosts Book Release Event at The Grammy Museum
October 4, 2018
The Walk is a new inspirational book, where Ledisi uses her voice as she does with music to tell her heartfelt journey to living her best life.  Evoking emotions and drawing readers in page by page, The Walk is currently available via Amazon and takes readers through simple and optimistic ways the singer harnesses from her own life: personal and professional.  The Walk will guide readers in finding their own happiness with the premiere vocalist’s sage advice. See photos from this weekend's event below! ... read more »
Grammy Nominated Music Icon and Author, Charles Wright Offers College Scholarships
September 24, 2018
Charles Wright, Legendary soul and funk singer-songwriter ("Express Yourself") and author of “UP From Where We’ve Come," is showing his dedication to education by offering scholarships to deserving students in need of financial assistance. ... read more »
94.7 The Wave Stage at Taste of Soul Presents— Sister Sledge and Jody Watley
September 20, 2018
This year, the 94.7 The Wave Stage brings “Black Girl Magic” to Taste of Soul. The source of smooth R&B and jazz for Southern California, the 94.7 The Wave Stage is once again bringing musical icons to Taste of Soul in Sister Sledge and Jodi Watley. ... read more »
The Broad Stage Presents True Blues — Corey Harris and Guy Davis
August 30, 2018
The Broad Stage presents True Blues – Corey Harris and Guy Davis -- on Friday, September 28 at 7:30pm.  Harris and Davis, two leading performers of acoustic blues, will each perform a set of their own before coming together onstage to celebrate the extraordinary music that has shaped their multifaceted careers. ... read more »
Childish Gambino’s New Video Tackles Racism, Gun Violence
May 9, 2018
Childish Gambino's "This is America'' video tackles racism and gun violence, complete with blood splatter. ... read more »
Grammy, Academy Award, Emmy Winning Performers Notable LAUSD Alumni in Benefit Concert for the Arts
March 11, 2018
Grammy, Academy Award, Emmy Winning Performers Notable LAUSD Alumni in Benefit Concert for the Arts ... read more »
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Earns 17th Grammy Nomination
March 11, 2017
Albert Mazibuko of Ladysmith Black Mambazo talks about what it takes to succeed in music. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Remy Ma and Papoose at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards
March 9, 2017
The hit record "All The Way Up" was nominated for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Terrace Martin on Music: “It starts with the children”
March 3, 2017
Locke High School alum and music producer Terrace Martin talks about the Crenshaw district and the importance of having music classes in schools. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Anthony Hamilton on song “It’s Alright, It’s Ok,” The Hamiltones, and Diversity
March 2, 2017
R&B sensation Anthony Hamilton and Gospel icon Shirley Caesar were nominated for Best Gospel Performance/Song. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Don Cheadle, Robert Glasper, and Steve Berkowitz Talk About Movie “Miles Ahead”
March 2, 2017
The movie "Miles Ahead" won a Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Lalah Hathaway: “I’m all about just spreading the love”
February 25, 2017
Recording artist Lalah Hathaway had two nominations at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
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