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Spike Lee on Beyoncé’s Grammy Album of the Year Loss: “We Know What the Deal Is”

Spike Lee says that Beyoncé’s album of the year loss at this year’s Grammys was “some straight-up bullshit” while discussing the “tricky territory of validation” Black artists find themselves in during awards season. In an interview with The Guardian, the Oscar winner shared his feelings about how the most awarded artist in Grammys history has […]

CBS Head George Cheeks Addresses the Lack of Proper Closed Captions for Bad Bunny’s Grammys Performance: “Errors Were Made”

CBS’ president and CEO George Cheeks is addressing the lack of appropriate closed captions for Bad Bunny’s Grammys performance and his acceptance speech that followed during the Sunday telecast. The record-breaking musician opened the Recording Academy’s 2023 awards show with a mashup of his hits “El Apagón” and “Después de la Playa,” in which his […]

Events of the Week: ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,‘ ’Fast X’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Fast X and Star Trek: Picard. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania premiere Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jonathan Majors, Kathryn Newton, Bill Murray, Katy O’Brian, William Jackson […]

Madonna Says She’s “Caught in the Glare of Ageism and Misogyny” Following Criticism of Grammys Photos

Madonna is responding to those who have picked at her appearance in photos of her at Sunday’s 2023 Grammys. In an Instagram post shared late Tuesday, the music icon, who in January announced a new tour celebrating her four decades of music making, responded to criticism of her appearance “taken with a long lens camera […]

Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Gala Class Portrait: Kevin Costner, Jennifer Hudson, Sheryl Crow, Latto and More

At Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Gala on Feb. 4, Lil Wayne brought the heat singing hits like “Lollipop,” Kevin Costner remembered Whitney Houston, and a slew of A-list guests, including Sheryl Crow, Latto and Jennifer Hudson, gathered for the event’s annual group portrait with the legendary record executive. The event — held at the Beverly Hilton […]

How the Recording Academy, RAMPD Expanded Accessibility and Disability Inclusion for the Grammys’ L.A. Return

Before last year’s televised Grammys ceremony began, the award show had already garnered viral attention for its use of ASL interpreters on the red carpet. An accessibility measure rarely presented during the entertainment industry’s major awards shows, the presence of the sign language interpreters was the byproduct of more than a year’s worth of conversations between […]

Grammys: Nine Things the TV Cameras Missed

There was no shortage of memorable moments during the 2023 Grammys, but not all were caught by cameras during the CBS telecast. From Taylor Swift sliding over to Harry Styles’ table during Steve Lacy’s performance to Beyoncé celebrating with a Champagne toast during commercial break, The Hollywood Reporter was on the scene at the awards ceremony to catch […]

TV Ratings: Grammy Awards Hit Three-Year High for CBS

The Grammy Awards reached a three-year high for CBS on Sunday night, but as with most awards shows, their numbers are still well below pre-pandemic levels. The 65th Grammys, back in their usual winter home after running in April and March the past two years, delivered 12.55 million viewers, according to final same-day Nielsen ratings. […]

Grammys: Latto Wore a Custom Dundas Look Inspired by Marilyn Monroe and 1990s Supermodels (Exclusive)

Star stylist Sam Woolf has been working with Latto only since November, but what a thrilling few months it’s been. Since releasing her second studio album, 777, last March, the best new artist nominee at Sunday’s 2023 Grammys has been riding a wave that could be dubbed “Big Energy,” to borrow from 777‘s hit single, […]

Critic’s Notebook: The Emotional Roller Coaster of the 65th Grammy Awards

Music's biggest night was filled with heartfelt tributes, hackneyed bits, surprising wins and disappointing ones, too.

Grammys: Jay-Z Shut Out as Taylor Swift and Adele Win One Award Each and Bonnie Raitt Surprises

DJ Khaled and Jay-Z closed out the 2023 Grammys with a dramatic performance of “God Did,” but the two rappers went home from the awards show empty-handed as both lost all of the awards for which they were nominated. Khaled went into the show with six nods while Jay-Z had five. Similarly, past Grammy darlings […]

Most Memorable Grammys Moments: Beyoncé’s Big Night, Harry Styles’ Big Win and Hip-Hop’s Big Tribute

The 2023 Grammys came and went. Records were broken, jokes were made and those the music world lost were remembered. From Beyoncé becoming the most awarded Grammy winner to the celebration of five decades of hip-hop, here are some of the night’s most memorable moments. Harry Styles Wins Album of the Year Harry Styles took […]