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Grammys establishing a task force to investigate gender bias

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Over 13,000 people have signed a petition asking Grammy president Neil Portow to step down following his “Step Up” comments. “I also now realize that it’s about more than just my words. Because those words, while not reflective of my beliefs, echo the real experience of too many women.”

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Eminem, Childish Gambino & more played Irving Plaza before the Grammys (pics, video)

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In the leadup to the 2018 Grammys, the “Citi Sound Vault” series presented intimate shows with some very popular artists at NYC’s Irving Plaza…

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The Roots Jam Sessions included Miley, RTJ, Dave Chappelle & MUCH more (videos, night 2 pics)

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Run the Jewels, Gary Clark Jr, Portugal. The Man, Chuck D, Big K.R.I.T., Chronixx, Miley Cyrus, Kimbra, Jill Scott, Dave Chappelle, Talib Kweli, Common, Remy Ma, 6LACK, DRAM, Action Bronson, Freeway, Rapsody, Roxanne Shante, and Jimmy Jam were among the guests at The Roots’ pre-Grammys Jam Sessions at Gramercy Theatre.

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Grammys president said women need to “step up” after male-heavy awards

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2018 Grammy winners were noticeably male-heavy, with all of the televised awards going to men except Best New Artist (which Alessia Cara won). Only 11 of the total 84 awards went to women. Grammys president Neil Portnow replied by saying ”women need to step up.”

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watch Chris Stapleton & Emmylou Harris cover Tom Petty at the Grammys

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After taking home the awards for Best Country Album, Best Country Song, and Best Country Solo Performance, Chris Stapleton teamed with Emmylou Harris to pay tribute to the late Tom Petty at the 2018 Grammys

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Janelle Monae introduced Kesha’s performance with a moving #TimesUp speech at Grammys (watch)

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Kesha’s performance featured Cyndi Lauper, Andra Day, Bebe Rexha, Camila Cabello, and Julia Michaels.

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Dave Chappelle shouted out A Tribe Called Quest (who were snubbed) at the Grammys

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle introduced the award for Best Rap Album and said, ”I have so much love and respect for all the nominees tonight. And I just want to take a moment, to acknowledge [A Tribe Called Quest].”

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Kendrick played the Grammys with U2, Dave Chappelle & a new song (watch)

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Kendrick Lamar opened the 2018 Grammy Awards Ceremony at NYC’s Madison Square Garden with a very intense, powerful performance, which featured dancers, high-profile guests, new music, and more.

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Grammys 2018 winners (War on Drugs, The National, LCD Soundsystem, Kendrick Lamar, Jason Isbell, more)

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Other winners so far include Alabama Shakes, Kraftwerk, Aimee Mann, The Rolling Stones, and more. Stay tuned for more winners to be revealed and highlights from the televised awards ceremony.

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The National played a pre-Grammys show @ Irving Plaza (pics, video, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The National are one of the many musical acts in NYC this week for the Grammys (Sleep Well Beast was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album), and they’ve been staying busy while they prepare for ”Music’s Biggest Night.”

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Lorde, Bleachers, The National & more performed at the Ally Coalition Talent Show (pics, video, recap)

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The Ally Coalition cofounders Jack and Rachel Antonoff were joined by Lorde, The National, Spoon, Shamir, Kacey Musgraves, Aparna Nancherla, Mike Birbiglia, Phoebe Robinson and Jacqueline Novak for a night of music and comedy, including lots of cover songs.

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St. Vincent & Doveman played piano versions of ‘MASSEDUCTION’ songs at Mastercard House (pics, video)

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St. Vincent enlisted MASSEDUCTION contributor Doveman to play piano versions of almost the entire album, making Tuesday night’s show very unlike the tightly choreographed audio-visual display of the rest of the tour.

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St. Vincent, SZA, more playing free Grammy Week shows in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Mastercard House’s Grammy week schedule of shows includes St. Vincent, SZA, EPMD, Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Ghostface Killah with Raekwon, and more

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Eminem, The National, Childish Gambino & more playing Citi shows at Irving Plaza

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The “Citi Sound Vault” series, which in 2017 brought Beck, Metallica, and others to Hollywood Palladium in the leadup to the Grammys, returns this year with some big artists playing Irving Plaza at the end of January.

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Grammys 2018 nominees (Kendrick, Jay-Z, SZA, Cardi B, LCD Soundsystem, Code Orange, more)

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2018 Grammy nominees also include Lorde, The War On Drugs, Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, The National, Father John Misty, Mastodon, Meshuggah, Rapsody, Migos, Tyler the Creator, Iron & Wine, and more.

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Fleetwood Mac, Lorde, Haim & more playing Grammy event at Radio City

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Grammys are coming back to NYC in 2018, happening January 28 at Madison Square Garden. With it come the official parties, including the MusiCares 2018 Person of the Year gala which happens January 26 at Radio City Music Hall and will honor Fleetwood Mac.

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2017 Emmy Nominations: ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘Atlanta,’ Jack White, & more

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Plus: Chance the Rapper, Aziz Ansari, Common, Riz Ahmed, Snoop (and Martha Stewart), Portlandia, and more nominations.

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video: John Cale & Moe Tucker reunited at Grammy concert honoring Velvet Underground

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tuesday night (7/11) at Beacon Theatre was the 2017 “GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends” — an awards ceremony and concert that honored this year’s 2017 Merit Awards recipients. Among those recipients were The Velvet Underground. “The establishment caught up with us at last,” joked John Cale…

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Run the Jewels concluded their T5 run, appeared on ‘The Daily Show’ (pics, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Run the Jewels just wrapped up their tour last night (3/1), the final night of a four-night stand at NYC’s Terminal 5. They also appeared on ‘The Daily Show’ during their run, to discuss Bernie Sanders, weed, the Grammys, and more…

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