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Rita Ora Hosts and Performs New Single at Pre-Grammy Awards Party

On Friday night, Rita Ora hosted a pre-Grammy Awards party to celebrate the release of her new single “You Only Love Me,” as well as the anniversary of her decade-long music career. Adjacent to the Los Angeles’ iconic Chateau Marmont hotel, the “Celebrating 10 Years of Music” party took place at a private West Hollywood […]

Tyler James Williams Had No Idea Eddie Murphy Gave Him a Golden Globes Standing Ovation: “Still Trying to Process This”

Tyler James Williams has been a lifelong Eddie Murphy fan, but he hadn’t realized until recently that the comedy superstar is in his corner as well. Williams, who stars on ABC’s Abbott Elementary, appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show on Friday, where he told host Jimmy Fallon that he and Murphy were asked to pose […]

Dr. Dre, Interscope and Flipper’s Set to Flip Hollywood Palladium Into a Roller Rink Party to Celebrate ‘The Chronic’ (Exclusive)

Interscope Records and Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace are flipping the Hollywood Palladium to create an epic roller rink party to celebrate the re-release and 30th anniversary of Dr. Dre’s debut album, The Chronic. Grammy-winning singer and Flipper’s partner Usher, along with co-founders Liberty Ross and Kevin Wall, will host the event on Saturday, a day […]

Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie Pay Tribute to Smokey Robinson and Berry Gordy at MusiCares Gala

Motown icons Smokey Robinson and Berry Gordy were honored in star-studded fashion Friday at the MusiCares Persons of the Year Gala, with a tribute lineup that included Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, John Legend, Brandi Carlile, Chloe and Halle Bailey, Sheryl Crow, Mumford & Sons and The Temptations. Robinson and Motown Records founder Gordy became the […]

Trevor Noah, Jared Leto, Machine Gun Kelly and More Attend Spotify’s Best New Artist Party Ahead of 2023 Grammys

For the first time since 2020, Spotify’s Best New Artist party returned to celebrate the nominees for the big four Grammy Awards category. Hosted at West Hollywood’s Pacific Design Center, the star-studded event kicked off a busy weekend of celebrations, all leading up to the year’s biggest night in music. The party featured performances from […]

A Modest Lil Wayne, an Emotional Missy Elliott and a Proud Dr. Dre Honored by Recording Academy’s Black Music Collective

A vulnerable Lil Wayne and a teary-eyed Missy Elliott accepted the Recording Academy and Black Music Collective’s Dr. Dre Global Impact Award — which was renamed Thursday night as they also honored Dr. Dre. Lil Wayne, who signed his record deal at 12 and turned 40 in September, won over the audience with a touching […]

TikTok’s Road to the Grammys: Viral Songs by Lizzo, Beyoncé, Sam Smith Compete in Major Categories

Here’s a look at songs that have gone viral on TikTok and will also compete at Sunday’s Grammy Awards. LIZZO After the success of her major-label, Grammy-winning debut album Cuz I Love You, Lizzo — the self-proclaimed “Queen of TikTok” — came out with more feel-good songs that resonated on TikTok, especially “About Damn Time” […]

Tony Awards Rules That Voters Do Not Need to See All Shows This Season

Tony Awards voters will not have to see every nominated performer or show to vote in that category this season, according to a new rule from the Tony Award Administration Committee.  The rule change, put in place for the 2022-2023 season only, will allow a voter to still vote in a category if they have […]

‘Turning Red’ Director Domee Shi Says Diversity Among Oscar Animation Noms Is “What Universal Stories Can Look Like”

Alot has changed in Domee Shi’s life since she won an Oscar for her 2018 Pixar short Bao, which follows a Chinese Canadian mother with empty-nest syndrome and a sentient steamed bun. Shi, who began as a story intern at Pixar in 2011 before being hired as a story artist on mentor Pete Docter’s Inside […]

No International Oscar Nom for ‘RRR’? Understanding That Submission Process

On Jan. 24, India had three reasons to celebrate: an original song Oscar nomination for “Naatu Naatu,” the showstopping tune featured in the film RRR; a documentary feature nom for All That Breathes; and a documentary short nom for The Elephant Whisperers — a respectable showing for a country that takes great pride in its […]

‘Elvis,’ ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once,’ ‘The Woman King’ Among American Cinema Editors’ Eddie Nominees

The American Cinema Editors group has revealed the nominees for the 2023 Eddie Awards, which will be handed out March 5 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The live-action theatrical feature competition has two categories, drama and comedy. The nominees in the category of best edited dramatic feature are Sven Budelmann for All Quiet on the Western […]

Grammys: Loretta Lynn, Christine McVie, Takeoff to Be Honored During In Memoriam

The lives and careers of Loretta Lynn, Christine McVie and Migos rapper Takeoff will be honored with all-star performances during the In Memoriam segment at the 2023 Grammy Awards. Kacey Musgraves will perform “Coal Miner’s Daughter” in tribute to Lynn, who died in October. Sheryl Crow, Mick Fleetwood and Bonnie Raitt will join forces to […]