Grammy Award http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31022/all en Frank Ocean, FUN. are front-runners heading into Sunday's Grammys http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/frank-ocean-fun-are-front-runners-heading-sundays-grammys <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Ocean expected to win Best New Artist</p> <p>* FUN., Ocean received six nominations each</p> <p>* Female artists less prominent this year</p> <p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 7 (Reuters) - R&amp;B artist Frank Ocean and indie-pop group FUN. go into Sunday's Grammy Awards ceremony as front-runners for the music industry's top accolades in a year where new talent and male artists have attracted most of the attention.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/frank-ocean-fun-are-front-runners-heading-sundays-grammys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adele English singers Grammy Award Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 12:45:05 +0000 5748763 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Grammy Awards mark 55 years of music-making excellence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/factbox-grammy-awards-mark-55-years-music-making-excellence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - The 55th Grammy Awards take place in Los Angeles on Sunday, honoring the best music and recording artists of 2012.</p> <p>Following is a look at Grammy history, and some of the biggest winners from years past.</p> <p>* Originally known as the Gramophone Awards, the Grammys were established in 1958, with just 22 categories. The "Big Four" Grammy Awards are for Album, Song, Record and Best New Artist of the Year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/factbox-grammy-awards-mark-55-years-music-making-excellence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grammy Award Grammy Award records Human Interest Latin Grammy Awards Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 13:00:32 +0000 5748781 at http://www.globalpost.com Grammys set for fun. night, but with clothes on http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/grammys-set-fun-night-clothes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The music world gathers in Los Angeles on Sunday for the Grammys, with oddly-punctuated indie pop band fun. hoping to win big at the industry's top awards show -- as long as they keep their clothes on.</p> <p>Elton John, Taylor Swift and Mumford and Sons are among a galaxy of stars to take the stage at the Staples Center -- albeit with a warning not to show too much flesh, be it breasts, nipples, or the dreaded "buttock crack."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/grammys-set-fun-night-clothes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Grammy Award AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 04:47:23 +0000 5749630 at http://www.globalpost.com Grammys set for fun. night, but with clothes on http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/grammys-set-fun-night-clothes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The music world gathers in Los Angeles on Sunday for the Grammys, with oddly-punctuated indie pop band fun. hoping to win big at the industry's top awards show -- as long as they keep their clothes on.</p> <p>Elton John, Taylor Swift and Mumford &amp; Sons are among a galaxy of stars to take the stage at the Staples Center -- albeit with a warning not to show too much flesh, be it breasts, nipples or the dreaded "buttock crack."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/grammys-set-fun-night-clothes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Grammy Award Whitney Houston AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:01:28 +0000 5749654 at http://www.globalpost.com Grammys show aims for spectacle, not drama http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/grammys-show-aims-spectacle-not-drama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The music world gathers in Los Angeles on Sunday for the Grammys, with veterans like Elton John and Sting joining the latest stars -- including oddly-named indie pop band fun., hoping to win big.</p> <p>Security could be even tighter than usual for the industry's biggest awards show, as LA police watch out for a fugitive alleged cop killer, on the run for three days after threatening to murder more officers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/grammys-show-aims-spectacle-not-drama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Grammy Award Music Rihanna AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 04:45:57 +0000 5751522 at http://www.globalpost.com Grammys show aims for spectacle, not drama http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/grammys-show-aims-spectacle-not-drama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The music world gathers in Los Angeles on Sunday for the Grammys, with veterans like Elton John and Sting joining the latest stars -- including oddly named indie pop band fun., hoping to win big.</p> <p>Security could be even tighter than usual for the industry's biggest awards show, as LA police watch out for a fugitive suspected cop killer, on the run for three days after threatening to murder more officers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/grammys-show-aims-spectacle-not-drama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Grammy Award Rihanna Whitney Houston AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 07:47:02 +0000 5751552 at http://www.globalpost.com Security tight as Grammys stars hit red carpet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/security-tight-grammys-stars-hit-red-carpet <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Music stars hit the red carpet Sunday for the Grammys, with veterans like Elton John and Sting joining newcomers including indie pop band fun., hoping to win big in their breakout year.</p> <p>Security was tight for the industry's biggest awards show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, as police watch out for a fugitive suspected cop killer, on the run for three days after threatening to murder more officers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/security-tight-grammys-stars-hit-red-carpet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Grammy Award Rihanna Whitney Houston AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 22:45:48 +0000 5752155 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4- Black Keys win three as Grammys spread widely http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/update-1-taylor-swift-skrillex-beyonce-win-early-grammy-awards <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Gotye, Mumford &amp; Sons, FUN. pick up top trophies</p> <p>* Jay-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean also among winners</p> <p>* Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Sting, Rihanna perform</p> <p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 10 (Reuters) - The Grammy awards were bestowed widely on Sunday as Australian singer Gotye, New York indie-pop trio FUN. and British folk band Mumford &amp; Sons took home top honors on the music's industry's biggest night.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/update-1-taylor-swift-skrillex-beyonce-win-early-grammy-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English singers Entertainment Grammy Award Grammy Award for Best New Artist Justin Timberlake Music Nationality Rihanna Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 00:15:24 +0000 5752181 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ fun. win best song Grammy for 'We Are Young' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/urgent-fun-win-best-song-grammy-we-are-young <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indie pop band fun. won best song Grammy on Sunday for "We Are Young," one of six categories in which they were nominated at music's biggest awards show.</p> <p>The New York group are also shortlisted for the key categories of best record, best album and best new artist at the 55th Grammys Awards.</p> <p>mt/sst</p> Grammy Award AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 02:15:59 +0000 5752257 at http://www.globalpost.com fun. win best song Grammy for 'We Are Young' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/fun-win-best-song-grammy-we-are-young <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indie pop band fun. won best song Grammy on Sunday for "We Are Young," one of six categories in which they were nominated at music's biggest awards show.</p> <p>The New York group are also shortlisted for the three other top categories of best record, best album and best new artist, as well as best pop vocal album and best pop duo/group performance.</p> <p>Their beaten rivals in the best song category were Ed Sheeran for "The A Team," Miguel for "Adorn," Carly Rae Jepsen for "Call Me Maybe" and the songwriters of Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)." </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/fun-win-best-song-grammy-we-are-young" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grammy Award AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 02:45:37 +0000 5752267 at http://www.globalpost.com FUN. wins Best New Artist at 2013 Grammy Awards http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/fun-wins-best-new-artist-at-2013-grammy-awards <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 10 (Reuters) - FUN. was named Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, one of the top prizes on music's biggest night.</p> <p>The indie-pop band beat out stiff competition from indie-folk band The Lumineers, blues-rock group Alabama Shakes, R&amp;B singer Frank Ocean and country singer Hunter Hayes.</p> <p>New York trio FUN., formed by Andrew Dost, Nate Ruess and Jack Antonoff, stormed onto the pop charts in 2012 with their single "We Are Young" and debut album "Some Nights."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/fun-wins-best-new-artist-at-2013-grammy-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fun Grammy Award Nate Ruess Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 04:15:39 +0000 5752285 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ fun. wins best new artist Grammy award http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/urgent-fun-wins-best-new-artist-grammy-award <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indie pop band fun. won the best new artist prize at the 55th Grammy Awards on Sunday, their second win in the top four categories.</p> <p>The New York band had already taken the Best Song Grammy for "We Are Young" and are also shortlisted in the Best Record and Best Album categories, still to be handed out at the climax of the music industry's biggest awards show.</p> <p>mt/sst</p> Grammy Award AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 04:16:00 +0000 5752287 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Black Keys win three as Grammys spread widely</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United States Disaster Entertainment Grammy Award Human Interest Joe Arpaio Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:15:44 +0000 5752620 at http://www.globalpost.com Record sales double for Grammy performers, young and old http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/record-sales-double-grammy-performers-young-and-old <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Grammy performers did not go home with just trophies last weekend. Winning bands like indie-pop trio FUN. and British folk band Mumford &amp; Sons saw sales of their singles and albums more than double after appearing on the music industry honors show.</p> <p>Sales figures released on Friday by Nielsen showed a 182 percent increase in sales of FUN.'s hit single "We Are Young" following their Song of the Year and Best New Artist Grammy victories on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/record-sales-double-grammy-performers-young-and-old" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Gotye Grammy Award Nationality Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 22:15:24 +0000 5757211 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Jennifer Hudson, Zeta-Jones to sing in Oscars musical tribute</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar winners Russell Crowe, Jennifer Hudson and Catherine Zeta-Jones will perform at the Academy Awards in a tribute to the resurgence of big-screen musicals, organizers said on Wednesday. The performance, which will also feature Oscar nominees Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman from "Les Miserables," is part of the several musical acts at the annual Hollywood awards on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academy Awards Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Business Entertainment Grammy Award Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:16:46 +0000 5761509 at http://www.globalpost.com