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Grammys: Why Adele’s ’25’ Probably Won’t Nab Album of the Year

'25' may be the second-biggest album of the millennium, but historic precedent and voter sentiment suggest that Beyoncé is the clear frontrunner for Grammy's top award.

Sharon Jones Remembered by Documentarian Barbara Kopple: “When She Was on That Stage, She Had No Pain”

The director of 'Miss Sharon Jones!' shares memories of the singer's indomitable and occasionally mischievous spirit — and how she was humming, if not singing, even to the end.

Music Docs Show Triumph Over Tragedy in This Year’s Oscar Race

After 'Amy's' bittersweet 2015 win, more music biopics crowd the race including Ron Howard's 'Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years' and 'Gimme Danger.'

Touring as a Duo, Steve Martin and Martin Short Mix a Little Bluegrass With a Torrent of Roasting: Concert Review

In a Santa Barbara show worth trekking up the coast for, the two amigos established that banjo runs and blunt one-liners go together just fine.

Adele Excels as Both Tragedienne and Comedienne in Stunning Staples Opener

"I'm trying to powder my tongue a little bit and not swear so much, and I see lots of mothers here, so forgive me if I do," she jokingly told the crowd. "Give me some moral support guys not to swear! I’m British!"

Barbra Streisand Disses Donald Trump, Promises Hillary Clinton-Led “Happy Days” at Powerhouse L.A. Tour Opener

Political asides took up only a small percentage of a show that did nothing to alter the deifying assignations of a crowd that showed up to worship a star that guest duet partner Babyface called “arguably the greatest singer of all time.”

Third Eye Blind’s Stephan Jenkins Wants People to “Lighten the F— Up” After Disruptive GOP Gig

The singer defends confronting convention-goers about climate change and gays in an interview with Billboard.

Third Eye Blind Trolls Republicans, Draws Boos From GOP Crowd in Cleveland

As “Jumper” wrapped up, Jenkins seemed to taunt the crowd, saying, “Raise your hand if you believe in science.”

Handicapping the Grammys: Nine Months Out, It’s Already Adele vs. Beyonce

Adele's '25' and Beyonce's 'Lemonade' already look likely to battle it out at the Grammys.

Judd Apatow, Jackson Browne Salute Warren Zevon at L.A. Tribute Show

The filmmaker and rock poet laureate, joined by special guests, find both the comedy and tragedy in the late singer's work.

Jack Nicholson, Harry Styles and More Attend Intimate Rolling Stones Show in L.A. (Video)

“I should’ve warned you before ... there could be a lot of ‘60s drug references in this record that could confuse some people,” Mick Jagger cautioned the small crowd.