Grammys

Grammys: BLM Activist Demands ‘Justice, Equity’ from Biden; Police Shoot Black Man in Back During Politically Charged Performance

Rapper Lil Baby turned the Grammys stage on Sunday night into a riot scene that mirrored the deadly and violent protests that gripped the nation in response to the death of George Floyd. Lil Baby’s performance of his song “The Bigger Picture” included a speech from Black Lives Matter activist Tamika D. Mallory, who looked into the camera and demanded President Joe Biden to bring “justice, equity, policy, and everything else that freedom encompasses.”

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 14: In this image released on March 14th, Lil Baby performs at the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards broadcast on March 14th, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

Rachel Maddow Wins Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow won a Grammy Award on Sunday evening in the Best Spoken Word Album category for the audiobook recording of her latest book, Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth.

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, file photo, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow speaks during a Democratic presidential candidate forum at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C. The media’s great divide couldn’t be more clear than with the coverage of a Republican memo casting doubt on special counsel Robert Mueller’s …

Watch: Grammys Open with Kobe Bryant Tribute

The 2020 Grammy Awards on Sunday night opened with a tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant, with Alicia Keys and R&B group Boyz II Men honoring Bryant and the eight others killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday morning.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 26: An image of the late Kobe Bryant is projected onto a screen while host Alicia Keys (2nd from L) and (from L) Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, and Shawn Stockman of music group Boyz II Men perform onstage during the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at …

Grammys CEO Says She was Ousted After Reporting Harassment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ousted Grammys CEO fired back at the Recording Academy on Tuesday, alleging that she was removed after complaining about sexual harassment and pay disparities and for calling out conflicts of interest in the nomination process for music’s most prestigious awards.

Deborah Dugan