Vicente Fernández, revered Mexican singer, dies at 81
MEXICO CITY — Vicente Fernández, a beloved Mexican singer who was awarded three Grammys and nine Latin Grammys and inspired a new generation of performers, including his son Alejandro Fernández Jr., died on Sunday. Fernández was known for hits such as “El Rey,” “Volver, Volver” and “Lástima que seas ajena,” and his command of the ranchera and mariachi styles of music attracted fans far beyond Mexico’s borders. “One of the most important artists of Mexican popular culture, the undisputed symbol of ranchera music, dies. She alluded to the fact that Fernández often sang on Dec. 12 to mark the Catholic pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, an event that attracts vast crowds. In April 2016, he said goodbye to the stage before about 85,000 people in Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.myrgv.com
Dionne Warwick on her Twitter fame, tour plans and collaborating with artists like Chance the Rapper
The legendary singer tells Wesley Lowery her niece pushed her onto the social media platform, where her tweets have become a sensation. See Lowery's profile of Warwick on 60 Minutes Plus, streaming now on Paramount Plus.cbsnews.com
Mickey Guyton, first Black woman to be nominated for a Best Country Solo performance, performs "Black Like Me"
Mickey Guyton made history ahead of the Grammys as the first Black woman to be nominated for Best Country Solo performance for "Black Like Me." Guyton kicked off the performance with a single spotlight, accompanied by a cello, piano and pedal steel guitar. Guyton told "CBS This Morning" that in Nashville, she felt the pressure to conform to a certain version of country music. "Country music is three chords and the truth and people have so much pride in country music because of its honest music but I wasn't being honest. Next, Guyton will be co-host the Academy of Country Music Awards with Keith Urban on April 18 on CBS.cbsnews.com
Beyoncé, Megan thee Stallion show out for Houston at the Grammys
Beyonce, left, and Megan Thee Stallion accept the award for best rap song for "Savage" at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, March 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)HOUSTON – Beyoncé and Megan thee Stallion came to the Grammys to collect. Megan thee Stallion, a 26-year-old Houston rapper, received the first televised Grammy Sunday night for best new artist, the first female rapper to win the honor since Lauryn Hill in 1999. I want to say thank you for always being with me, being by my side. #GRAMMYs — Hugh McIntyre (@PopBangHugh) March 14, 2021this beyonce and megan thee stallion interaction 🥺🥺🥺pic.twitter.com/8MGiqxS81Q — christianˣ (@UNGODLYERA) March 15, 2021blue ivy winning a grammy is 100% what we all needed on this sunday afternoon — Scott Hoying (@scotthoying) March 14, 2021
Who run the Grammys? Beyoncé becomes most decorated female act in Grammy history
Four women won the top four prizes Sunday, including Swift, who became the first female performer to win album of the year three times. Beyoncé — with her 28th win — became the most decorated woman in Grammy history. And 9-year-old Blue Ivy Carter — who won best music video alongside her mother — became the second youngest act to win a Grammy in the show’s 63-year history. Megan Thee Stallion, who won three honors, also made history and became the first female rapper to win best rap song. She's also the fifth rap-based act to win best new artist.
Dua Lipa on Grammy-nominated album and wanting to "put some optimism out there"
Dua Lipa on Grammy-nominated album and wanting to "put some optimism out there" Dua Lipa is nominated for six Grammys, including Song of the Year and Album of The Year, for her second album, "Future Nostalgia." The 25-year-old singer-songwriter spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King about the making of "Future Nostalgia," wanting to provide some escapism during lockdown and how her struggle to embrace her success as a songwriter has taught her it's okay to make "cheesy" music.cbsnews.com
Grammy-nominated Black Pumas on their soulful sound, unlikely pairing and sudden success
Grammy-nominated Black Pumas on their soulful sound, unlikely pairing and sudden success Eric Burton and Adrian Quesada of the Austin-based band Black Pumas are up for three Grammys this year, including Album of the Year for their self-titled debut album, and Record of the Year for "Colors." They talk with Anthony Mason about their rise to fame from C-Boy's Heart and Soul, the bar where they first performed together. Black Pumas also visit Burton's old busking corner in Austin.cbsnews.com
BTS on 1st Grammy nod: 'It’s hard to express in words'
FILE - Members BTS pose for photos during the Golden Disk Awards in Seoul, South Korea, on Jan. 5, 2020. Now, the gift has returned to them — in the form of their first Grammy nomination. “‘Dynamite’ gave us huge success in Korea, of course, a Grammy nomination, a performance, so you know, life is really interesting." “It’s really hard to express in words,” Jimin said of the nomination. They said the Grammy nomination does create some pressure for the next batch of songs they produce, but they’re not letting the success get to their heads.
Triple-Grammy nominee Jhené Aiko shares her journey of love, healing, sex and self-empowerment
Triple-Grammy nominee Jhené Aiko shares her journey of love, healing, sex and self-empowerment R&B singer-songwriter Jhené Aiko is up for three Grammys, including Album of the Year for "Chilombo," which is her last name. She shares her thoughts with Jamie Yuccas on the album - a journey of raw emotions involving love, loss, sex, self-empowerment, and healing.cbsnews.com
How to watch the Golden Globes
Actors Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted a bicoastal Golden Globes Sunday that was postponed for nearly two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. How to watch the Golden GlobesWhat : The 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards: The 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards Date : Sunday, February 28, 2021: Sunday, February 28, 2021 Time : 8-11 p.m. : ET Live's Golden Globes coverage starts at 7 p.m. "Mank" is in the running for best drama film with "The Father," "Nomadland," "Promising Young Woman" and "The Trial of the Chicago 7." In the running for best musical or comedy film are "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," "Hamilton," "Music," "Palm Springs" and "The Prom."cbsnews.com
Jazmine Sullivan, Eric Church, H.E.R. to sing at Super Bowl
Sullivan and Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next months Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer H.E.R. will perform America the Beautiful. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at the next month’s Super Bowl, where Grammy-winning singer H.E.R. will perform “America the Beautiful.”The performances will take place Feb. 7 at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa before the big game and halftime show starring The Weeknd. She’s won honors at the MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards and Soul Train Music Awards and launched R&B hits such as “Focus,” “Best Part,” “Slide,” “Damage” and “B.S.” with Jhené Aiko.
SAG Awards moves air date to avoid conflict with Grammys
The SAG Awards announced Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, that the 27th annual ceremony has been moved to April 4. The awards had been originally scheduled to air March 14, but shifted to a different date to avoid conflict with the Grammys. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)LOS ANGELES – The Screen Actors Guild Awards will not share the same air date as the Grammys after all. Both awards events were scheduled to air March 14, but the SAG Awards shifted to a different date to avoid conflict with the Grammys. The SAG Awards will air on TNT and TBS at 9 p.m. EST.
Selena to receive posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award at 2021 Grammys
Selena in the press room at the 1994 Grammy Awards in New York. HOUSTON – The Queen of Tejano is still winning the hearts of many 25 years after she died. Selena Quintanilla Perez will be honored as a Recording Academy Special Merit Award honoree at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. Selena will become a Lifetime Achievement Award winner alongside Salt-N-Pepa, Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, Lionel Hampton, Marilyn Horne, and Talking Heads. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more details about the special award presentation event will be announced at a later date.
Reps: Singers Kacey Musgraves, Ruston Kelly file for divorce
NEW YORK Grammy-winning country singer Kacey Musgraves and her musician-husband, Ruston Kelly, have filed for divorce. In a joint statement, Musgraves and Kelly said weve made this painful decision together." It won her the best country album Grammy and one of its singles, Merry Go Round, won best country song. Kelly has also written songs for other artists, including Tim McGraw, Hayes Carll, Lucie Silvas and Josh Abbott Band. Musgraves co-wrote Miranda Lamberts 2013 country hit, Mamas Broken Heart, earning herself a Grammy nomination as a songwriter.
Grammy nominees Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and Lizzo are among the stars performing at this year's show
Lil Nas X was nominated six times, as was Billie Eilish, who at 18 is the youngest artist in the history of the Grammys to earn nominations in the top four categories. Aerosmith will perform some of its greatest hits, and Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani will take the Grammy stage together for the first time. This year, she's a nominee for best spoken word album for the audio version of her memoir "Becoming." "Talk" Khalid"Old Town Road" Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus"Truth Hurts" Lizzo"Sunflower" Post Malone and Swae LeeAlbum of the Year"I, I" Bon Iver"Norman F***ing Rockwell!" Remix)" Luc Bradford, remixer (Mild Minds)"Work It (Soulwax Remix)" David Gerard C Dewaele and Stephen Antoine C Dewaele, remixers (Marie Davidson)Best Immersive Audio Album"Chain Tripping" Luke Argilla, immersive audio engineer; Jurgen Scharpf, immersive audio mastering engineer; Jona Bechtolt, Claire L. Evans and Rob Kieswetter, immersive audio producers (Yacht)"Kverndokk: Symphonic Dances" Jim Anderson, immersive audio engineer; Robert C. Ludwig, immersive audio mastering engineer; Ulrike Schwarz, immersive audio producer (Ken-David Masur and Stavanger Symphony Orchestra)"LUX" Morten Lindberg, immersive audio engineer; Morten Lindberg, immersive audio mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, immersive audio producer (Anita Brevik, Trondheimsolistene and Nidarosdomens Jentekor)"The Orchestral Organ" Keith O. Johnson, immersive audio engineer; Keith O. Johnson, immersive audio mastering engineer; Marina A. Ledin and Victor Ledin, immersive audio producers (Jan Kraybill)"The Savior" Bob Clearmountain, immersive audio engineer; Bob Ludwig, immersive audio mastering engineer; Michael Marquart and Dave Way, immersive audio producers (A Bad Think)Best Engineered Album, Classical"Aequa - Anna Thorvaldsdttir" Daniel Shores, engineer; Daniel Shores, mastering engineer (International Contemporary Ensemble)"Bruckner: Symphony No.cbsnews.com
Who will win big on Grammy night? Vote for your favorites now
Music’s biggest night is just around the corner, and fans everywhere are putting their bets on who will win the top prizes at this year’s Grammy awards. It wasn’t a commercial success, but neither was last year’s winner, Kacey Musgraves’ “Golden Hour.” Look for Vampire Weekend or Ariana Grande spoil Del Rey’s chances of winning. Taylor Swift was shut out of the bigger categories besides song of the year, so this could be her once chance to win a Grammy for the night. If the Grammy isn’t going to Beyoncé, chances are it’s going to Ariana Grande or Lizzo. Make sure you vote in the polls and let us know your thoughts on this year’s Grammy awards in the comments below.
Annabella Sciorra takes the stand against Harvey Weinstein at his rape trial
Boy's Pre-K class prayer goes viral3-year-old Makhi Martin led his Pre-K class in a prayer before lunch and he ended up melting hearts across the country. He went from Transformation Christian School in St. Louis, Missouri, to the big time when a video of his prayer went viral and he gained widespread media attention.cbsnews.com
Dr. Dre earned $950 million in the past decadehere are the other 9 top-earning musicians of the 2010s
The year also marked when Beats Electronics, owned by super-producer and businessman Andre Young (aka Dr. Dre) was acquired by Apple for $3 billion. This major deal helped Dr. Dre secure his top spot as the highest-paid musician of the 2010s, during which time he earned a reported $950 million, according to Forbes' list of the 10 top-earning musicians of the decade. Unlike Taylor Swift and Beyonce, who come in second, earning $825 million, and third, earning $685 million respectively, Dr. Dre didn't spend the past decade going on sold-out world tours to promote multi-platinum albums. Dr. Dre's business prowess has inspired the likes of billionaire mogul Richard Branson. Here are the other artists who join Dr. Dre in earning the most money in the 2010s.cnbc.com
House Intelligence Committee reviews impeachment report
Raising awareness about "effective giving"Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, it's time for Giving Tuesday, a day to give back and encourage others to do the same. Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Paul Simon and Peter Singer, the author of "The Life You Can Save," joined CBSN Tuesday morning to raise awareness about "effective giving" and how it can help reduce poverty around the world.cbsnews.com
Chrissy Teigen clears space at home for her own award
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen attend the 2019 Baby2Baby Gala presented by Paul Mitchell on Nov. 9, 2019, in Los Angeles. (CNN) - Move over Grammys, Chrissy Teigen has her own award to put on the mantle. The model and entrepreneur was awarded the Giving Tree Award at the 2019 Baby2Baby Gala on Saturday night and removed not one, but two of her husband John Legend's Grammys to make room for her shiny new award. Teigen was honored for her dedication to Baby2Baby's mission, which is to help provide diapers, clothes and other necessities to children in poverty in the Los Angeles area and in disaster areas across the country. "I feel honored to be honored," Teigen said on stage.
Scalia's replacement, the Grammys, and Eliot Spitzer's latest accusation: #CBSN10 trending stories
President Obama will nominate Antonin Scalia's replacement on the Supreme Court, tonight's Grammys are music's biggest night, and former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is allegedly being investigated for assault. Those stories and more trending on CBSNews.comcbsnews.com
Will the Grammys be packed with political statements?
It's music's biggest night at the 58th Grammys Awards show in Los Angeles, and there is chatter that there will be plenty of political statements made through special performances. With more on what to expect tonight, CBS News' Anthony Mason joins CBSN from the Staples Center. You can watch the Grammys on CBS tonight at 8pm ET.cbsnews.com
Common on Oscar nomination, ideal woman and Broadway dreams
Common on Oscar nomination, ideal woman and Broadway dreams With two Grammys, a Golden Globe, an Academy Award nomination and a hip-hop career spanning more than two decades, Common is still making big plans. He credits his mother for inspiring the name, but as Gayle King reports, his talents proved to be anything but common.cbsnews.com
Who will be the big winners at the Grammys?
Who will be the big winners at the Grammys? With the 57th Grammy Awards coming up, everyone is eager to find out who will be taking home the major awards. CBSN's Vinita Nair and Elaine Quijano preview the Grammys with Sirius XM's Entertainment Weekly radio host Julia Cunningham.cbsnews.com