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Making 2023 Grammys history as a trans woman, Kim Petras celebrates her big win

LOS ANGELES — Kim Petras made history on Sunday as the first transgender woman to win the Grammy Award for pop duo/group performance.

The singer shared the prize with Sam Smith for their smash-hit collaboration, “Unholy.” During her speech, Petras spoke about the importance of the groundbreaking moment and paid tribute to her late friend,...Read more

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Grammys 2023: Kacey Musgraves, Quavo and Mick Fleetwood perform In Memoriam segment

The 65th Grammys In Memoriam segment this year featured both live and recorded performances as a slideshow of singers, musicians, recording executives and other music industry figures who died over the past year appeared on screen.

The segment opened with country singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves singing “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” the ...Read more

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Review: Hip-hop and Beyoncé almost saved the show until Grammys botched the ending

LOS ANGELES — Fifty years of hip-hop, a record-breaking run by Beyoncé and a massive snub stopped the 65th Grammy Awards ceremony from turning music’s biggest night into its sleepiest during Sunday’s show at L.A.’s Crypto.com Arena. .

Despite performances by some of pop’s most vibrant artists, energy and excitement were in short ...Read more

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Beyoncé breaks all-time wins record but loses top awards at wide-open 2023 Grammys

LOS ANGELES — Beyoncé was the big winner — and loser — at the 65th Grammy Awards.

The iconic singer, who led the field with nine nominations this year, won four Grammys on Sunday, giving her 32 over the course of her career, breaking the record previously held by classical conductor Georg Solti. Yet in the night’s top three categories ...Read more

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Bonnie Raitt's face said it all: She was shocked to win 2023 Grammys' song of the year

LOS ANGELES — A “surprised” and “totally humbled” Bonnie Raitt received the Grammy Award on Sunday for song of the year.

The legendary singer appeared stunned when she won the prize for her song “Just Like That” and got a standing ovation from the crowd at Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena. During her acceptance speech, she paid ...Read more

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Beyoncé makes Grammys history; Lizzo, Styles, Raitt nab top awards

Queen Bey sits alone atop the Grammy Awards throne — but was shut out in Sunday’s top three categories.

Beyoncé broke the all-time record with her 32nd career Grammy win, achieving the milestone midway through the 2023 ceremony at Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena when “Renaissance” was named best dance/electronic music album.

But it ...Read more

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Beyoncé queen of the Grammy Awards as she becomes the event's all-time winner with 32 wins

History was made — and not made — in a number of key ways at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday in Los Angeles, where Beyoncé's latest victories made her the biggest winner in Grammy history.

The vocal superstar and pop-culture icon arrived with a field leading nine nominations — and 28 previous Grammy victories. She left with four ...Read more

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The 2023 Grammy Awards winners list

Beyoncé further cemented herself as Grammys royalty Sunday, but was shut out in the top three categories.

With her win for best dance/electronic music album at the 2023 ceremony, Beyoncé set a record with 32 career Grammy trophies. Harry Styles won album of the year for “Harry’s House,” while Bonnie Raitt received song of the year for �...Read more

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Hip-hop's greats unite to salute the genre's 50th anniversary at 2023 Grammys

LOS ANGELES — Once shunned by the Recording Academy, the 2023 Grammy Awards paid homage to 50 years of hip-hop history on Sunday with performances by influential artists from the genre’s past, present and future.

LL Cool J, who in 1989 boycotted the awards show along with other high-profile rappers when the Recording Academy didn’t ...Read more

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The best looks from the 2023 Grammys

LOS ANGELES — Music’s biggest night returned to Los Angeles on Sunday, and along with it, one of Hollywood’s grandest red carpets.

From Jennifer Lopez’s now-iconic plunging green Versace dress to Lady Gaga’s celestial Armani Privé gown, fashion history is often made on the Grammys red carpet. Sunday's 65th Grammy Awards featured its ...Read more

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Brandi Carlile thanks 'everybody in Seattle' after winning rock Grammys

Over the last few years, the Grammys and their millions of viewers have gotten well acquainted with Brandi Carlile, the ballad slayer. But did they know — I mean really know — Brandi Carlile, the ferocious, no-bull, muddy-booted, butt-kicking rock star?

If they didn’t, they sure as heck do now.

Shortly into the 65th Annual Grammy Awards,...Read more

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Beyoncé breaks Grammys record with 32nd career win

Queen Bey sits alone atop the Grammys throne.

Beyoncé broke the all-time record Sunday with her 32nd career Grammys win, with the milestone honor coming in the best dance/electronic music album category for “Renaissance.”

“I’d like to thank my parents, my father, my mother, for loving me and pushing me,” Beyoncé said during her ...Read more

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BTS gets snubbed, again, at 2023 Grammys

LOS ANGELES — For a third year in a row, K-pop superstars BTS were shut out at the Grammy Awards.

The seven-member ensemble, the biggest South Korean act in history, was nominated in two categories at the 65th Grammy Awards: music video for "Yet to Come" and pop duo/group performance for "My Universe" with Coldplay. The group was also ...Read more

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Host Trevor Noah kicked off the Grammys -- by formally introducing Adele and the Rock?

LOS ANGELES — Grammys host Trevor Noah officially kicked off music's biggest night for the third year in a row with another witty opening monologue — following a dynamic performance from Bad Bunny.

The former "Daily Show" anchor returned to host the 65th Grammy Awards on Sunday at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles ("the best city in the world...Read more

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Beyoncé ties all-time Grammys record with 31st win

Queen Bey claimed a spot on the Grammys throne.

Beyoncé tied the all-time record with her 31st career Grammys win toward the beginning of Sunday’s ceremony at Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena — but didn’t appear onstage to collect the trophy.

Her win came in the best R&B song category for “Cuff It.”

“The downside of hosting the ...Read more

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Kendrick Lamar wins best rap album at 2023 Grammys

LOS ANGELES — To no one’s surprise, Kendrick Lamar’s “Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers” was named best rap album at the 2023 Grammys. It’s his third nomination and win in the category, following victories for “To Pimp a Butterfly” and “DAMN.” in 2016 and 2018, respectively.

“Thanks to my family for giving me the courage to ...Read more

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2023 Grammys: Here's what Trevor Noah said in his opening monologue

LOS ANGELES — Grammys host Trevor Noah officially kicked off music’s biggest night for the third year in a row with another witty opening monologue — following a dynamic performance from Bad Bunny.

The former “Daily Show” anchor returned to host the 65th Grammy Awards Sunday at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles (“the best city in the ...Read more

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Mick Fleetwood says Fleetwood Mac likely won't perform as a band after McVie's death

LOS ANGELES — Fleetwood Mac no longer plans to perform together as a band after one of its longtime members, Christine McVie, died late last year. That’s what drummer Mick Fleetwood told the Los Angeles Times Sunday on the red carpet for the Grammy Awards.

Fleetwood said he plans to still perform, but “not as Fleetwood Mac.”

“I think...Read more

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Actor Viola Davis achieves EGOT with win at Grammys

LOS ANGELES — Add yet another honor to Viola Davis' long list of accolades.

On Sunday, the acclaimed actor became the 18th EGOT winner when she earned a Grammy Award in the audio book, narration and storytelling recording category. Davis was nominated for narrating the audio versions of her 2022 memoir, "Finding Me."

EGOT status, most ...Read more

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At the Clive Davis pre-Grammy gala, stars Frankie Valli, Lil Wayne rouse an A-list crowd

LOS ANGELES — Say this for Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy gala: It might be the only party in Los Angeles where Frankie Valli is as likely to spark a singalong as Lil Wayne.

Both men set off the star-packed ballroom Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton — Valli early in the evening with a zesty rendition of "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," ...Read more