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N'Dour to seek Senegal presidency

DAKAR, Senegal, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Grammy-winning musician Youssou N'Dour says he wants to do more for his country, Senegal, so he's running for president.
Steve Jobs honored with Grammy award

Steve Jobs honored with Grammy award

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Steve Jobs, the founder of U.S. technology giant Apple Inc., has been awarded a Grammy posthumously, The Recording Academy said.
Glen Campbell set for Grammy honor

Glen Campbell set for Grammy honor

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The Recording Academy says it will honor Glen Campbell and the Allman Brothers Band with Lifetime Achievement Awards at a ceremony in Los Angeles.

'Barefoot Diva' Cesaria Evora dead at 70

MINDELO, Cape Verde, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Cesaria Evora, the Grammy-winning singer from Cape Verde known as the "Barefoot Diva," died Saturday, her label said. She was 70.
Divas plan tribute to Winehouse

Divas plan tribute to Winehouse

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The "VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul" show will feature a special tribute to the late British soul singer Amy Winehouse, the cable network said.
Common's new video to debut on AMC

Common's new video to debut on AMC

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network AMC says it will air a first look at the world premiere of rapper and actor Common's new music video "Celebrate."
Blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin dead at 80

Blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin dead at 80

WAYNE, N.J., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Famed blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin has died of heart failure in Wayne, N.J., his agent said. He was 80.
Kanye West up for 7 Grammy Awards

Kanye West up for 7 Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. hip-hop star Kanye West leads the field with seven Grammy Award nominations, The Recording Academy announced.
'Rolling' up for top Grammy Awards

'Rolling' up for top Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" is nominated for Grammy awards for Record and Song of the Year, it was announced at a concert in Los Angeles Wednesday.
MLK's 'I Have a Dream' speech headed to Grammy Hall of Fame

MLK's 'I Have a Dream' speech headed to Grammy Hall of Fame

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A." and Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech are to be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, organizers said.
Band Perry to perform at Grammys concert

Band Perry to perform at Grammys concert

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Rihanna, The Band Perry and Usher have been booked to perform at this month's Grammy Award nominations concert in Los Angeles, CBS said Wednesday.
Tomlin honored at Georgia film festival

Tomlin honored at Georgia film festival

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Actress Lily Tomlin was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th annual Savannah Film Festival this week, organizers said.
Ludacris, Sugarland to play Grammy nominations concert

Ludacris, Sugarland to play Grammy nominations concert

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Ludacris, Lupe Fiasco and Sugarland have joined the lineup for the Grammy Nominations Concert in Los Angeles, organizers said Thursday.
Adele cancels shows through 2011

Adele cancels shows through 2011

LONDON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- British singer Adele will undergo surgery for persistent throat problems and has canceled all performances through the end of the year, a representative said.
Lady Gaga to perform at Grammy nominations

Lady Gaga to perform at Grammy nominations

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Country artist Jason Aldean and Grammy-winner Lady Gaga will perform at the Grammy nominations concert Nov. 30 in Los Angeles, organizers said.
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Mumford & Sons appears backstage with the Grammys they won at the 55th Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 10, 2013. UPI/Phil McCarten
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A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award) — or Grammy — is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual awards ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented in a widely viewed televised ceremony.

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