BET Awards 2017 Tickets Dates June 22-25 LA Live

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NEW EDITION TO BE HONORED WITH PRESTIGIOUS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

CHANCE THE RAPPER TO BE RECOGNIZED WITH HUMANITARIAN AWARD FOR SUPPORTING EDUCATIONAL AND SOCIAL INITIATIVES

SNL FAVORITE, LESLIE JONES, TO HOST “BET AWARDS” AIRING LIVE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 25th FROM MICROSOFT THEATER IN LOS ANGELES AT 8 P.M. ET

Hosted by Leslie Jones, the “BET Awards” 2017 will include performances by Bruno Mars, Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton. The start power continues as Yara Shahidi, Cardi B, Issa Rae, Jamie Foxx, La La Anthony, the cast of Universal Pictures’ “Girls Trip” (Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, with Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah), Trevor Noah, Robin Thede, Cari Champion and Demetrius Shipp Jr. and many others will take the stage as presenters during the 17th anniversary of the annual highly-anticipated televised event.

BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA® TAKES PLACE JUNE 22 – 25, 2017

New Edition will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 “BET Awards”. In addition, multi–Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist and singer-songwriter, Chance the Rapper, will receive the evening’s Humanitarian Award presented by Walmart. This year’s broadcast marks 17 years of unexpected performances, trailblazing moments, super dope talent, and entertainment’s most provocative players. The iconic show continues to be a cultural rule breaker steeped in reinvention with some of the most memorable moments in Award show history. The “BET Awards” has set the standard for one of the most intently unconventional, news-provoking broadcasts. The 2017 “BET Awards” will air LIVE on Sunday, June 25 at 8 pm ET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA on BET.

New Edition is a legendary R&B group consisting of members Bobby Brown, Michael Bivins, Ralph Tresvant, Ronnie DeVoe, Ricky Bell and Johnny Gill. Throughout the course of their extensive musical career, New Edition released several chart-topping hits including “Candy Girl”, “Cool It Now”, and “Mr. Telephone Man” – for which they received multiple Soul Train Awards and American Music Award wins. In January 2017, BET launched The New Edition Story, a three-part miniseries that was also BET’s first scripted music-focused program. The show profiled the New Edition journey from the little-known boy band from the Orchard Park Projects of Roxbury, Massachusetts, to one of the most successful adult acts ever in the music industry. To date, New Edition has sold over 20 million records world-wide.

Chance the Rapper is a hip-hop artist, singer-songwriter and philanthropist who rose to popularity with his highly awarded and recognized mixtapes Acid Rap and Coloring Book. Chance has consistently used his musical platform to support a number of impactful educational, social and political initiatives – positively impacting both local and national communities. In 2016, Chance worked closely with President Obama on My Brother’s Keeper Challenge, an initiative of the United States Federal Government to promote intervention by civic leaders in the lives of young men of color – working to address their unique challenges and to promote racial justice. Chance has also activity fought gun violence, leading social campaigns in his home-town Chicago. Most recently, Chance the Rapper pledged to donate $1 million to in-need Chicago Public Schools in an effort to offset the lack of government funding provided to the area.

In addition, leading entertainers across television, film, sports, comedy and music join as presenters at the “BET Awards” 2017 including Yara Shahidi, Cardi B, Issa Rae, Jamie Foxx, La La Anthony, the cast of Universal Pictures’ “Girls Trip” (Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, with Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah), Trevor Noah, Robin Thede, Cari Champion and Demetrius Shipp Jr.. These names represent some of the most accomplished talent and rising stars in the industry today.

Beyoncé dominates this year’s nominations with a total of seven including ‘Best Female R&B/Pop Artist,’ ‘Best Collaboration’ with Kendrick Lamar for “Freedom,” ‘Video of the Year,’ and ‘Album of the Year’ for Lemonade. Bruno Mars follows with five nods including ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Best Male R&B/Pop Artist,’ and ‘Video of the Year’ for “24K Magic.” Other nominees include Solange, nominated for four awards and who is up against sister Beyoncéfor ‘Best Female R&B/Pop Artist.’ Chance the Rapper and Migos receive four nominations as well, Chance the Rapper nominated for ‘Best Male Hip-Hop Artist’ and ‘Best New Artist’ and Migos for ‘Best Group’ and ‘Best Collaboration’ for their #1 hit “Bad and Boujee” with Lil Uzi Vert.

The 2017 “BET Awards” will premiere around the world on BET’s international networks. It will air in the UK on Tuesday, June 27th at 9:00pm BST, in Africa on Tuesday, June 27th at 8:00pm CAT, and in France on Wednesday, June 28th at 8:00pm CEST. Internationally, fans in 100 countries can also stream the 2017 “BET Awards” live with BET Play, BET International’s subscription video on demand application. The iOS and Android app, which also features current and classic BET television series, documentaries, standup comedy and legendary musical performances, will carry a live feed of the red carpet and the Awards, and is available for download now in the iTunes and Google Play stores for $3.99 a month following a seven-day free trial.

Tickets: General tickets for the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola® are on sale now at http://www.axs.com/betexperience

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The complete list of nominees for the 2017 “BET Awards” are:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

BEYONCÉ

KEHLANI

MARY J. BLIGE

RIHANNA

SOLANGE

 

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist

BRUNO MARS

CHRIS BROWN

THE WEEKND

TREY SONGZ

USHER

 

Best Group

2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE

A TRIBE CALLED QUEST

FAT JOE & REMY MA

MIGOS

RAE SREMMURD

 

Best Collaboration

BEYONCÉ FT. KENDRICK LAMAR – FREEDOM

CHANCE THE RAPPER FT. 2 CHAINZ & LIL WAYNE – NO PROBLEM

CHRIS BROWN FT. GUCCI MANE & USHER – PARTY

DJ KHALED FT. BEYONCÉ & JAY Z – SHINING

MIGOS FT. LIL UZI VERT – BAD AND BOUJEE

RAE SREMMURD FT. GUCCI MANE – BLACK BEATLES

 

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

BIG SEAN

CHANCE THE RAPPER

DRAKE

FUTURE

J. COLE

KENDRICK LAMAR

 

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

CARDI B

MISSY ELLIOTT

NICKI MINAJ

REMY MA

YOUNG M.A.

 

Video of the Year

BEYONCÉ – SORRY

BIG SEAN – BOUNCE BACK

BRUNO MARS – 24K MAGIC

MIGOS FT. LIL UZI VERT – BAD AND BOUJEE

SOLANGE – CRANES IN THE SKY

 

Video Director of the Year

BENNY BOOM – KEHLANI “CRZY”

BRUNO MARS & JONATHAN LIA – BRUNO MARS “THAT’S WHAT I LIKE”

DIRECTOR X – ZAYN MALIK “LIKE I WOULD”

HYPE WILLIAMS – TYGA “GUCCI SNAKES FT. DESIIGNER”

KAHLIL JOSEPH & BEYONCÉ KNOWLES-CARTER – BEYONCÉ “SORRY”

 

Best New Artist

21 SAVAGE

CARDI B

CHANCE THE RAPPER

KHALID

YOUNG M.A.

 

Album of the Year

24K MAGIC – BRUNO MARS

4 YOUR EYEZ ONLY – J. COLE

A SEAT AT THE TABLE – SOLANGE

COLORING BOOK – CHANCE THE RAPPER

LEMONADE – BEYONCÉ

 

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

CECE WINANS – NEVER HAVE TO BE ALONE

FANTASIA FT. TYE TRIBBETT – I MADE IT

KIRK FRANKLIN FT. SARAH REEVES, TASHA COBBS & TAMELA MANN – MY WORLD NEEDS YOU

LECRAE – CAN’T STOP ME NOW (DESTINATION)

TAMELA MANN – GOD PROVIDES

 

Best Actress

GABRIELLE UNION

ISSA RAE

JANELLE MONÁE

TARAJI P. HENSON

VIOLA DAVIS

 

Best Actor

BRYSHERE Y. GRAY

DENZEL WASHINGTON

DONALD GLOVER

MAHERSHALA ALI

OMARI HARDWICK

 

YoungStars Award

ACE HUNTER

CALEB MCLAUGHLIN

JADEN SMITH

MARSAI MARTIN

YARA SHAHIDI

 

Best Movie

FENCES

GET OUT!

HIDDEN FIGURES

MOONLIGHT

THE BIRTH OF A NATION

 

Sportswoman of the Year Award

GABBY DOUGLAS

SERENA WILLIAMS

SIMONE BILES

SKYLAR DIGGINS

VENUS WILLIAMS

 

Sportsman of the Year Award

CAM NEWTON

LEBRON JAMES

ODELL BECKHAM JR.

RUSSELL WESTBROOK

STEPHEN CURRY

 

Centric Award

FANTASIA – SLEEPING WITH THE ONE I LOVE

KEHLANI – DISTRACTION

MARY J. BLIGE – THICK OF IT

SOLANGE – CRANES IN THE SKY

SYD – ALL ABOUT ME

YUNA – CRUSH FT. USHER

 

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award

BEYONCÉ – SORRY

BRUNO MARS – 24K MAGIC

DRAKE – FAKE LOVE

MIGOS FT. LIL UZI VERT – BAD AND BOUJEE

RAE SREMMURD FT. GUCCI MANE – BLACK BEATLES

THE WEEKND FT. DAFT PUNK – STARBOY

 

Best International Act: Europe

BOOBA (France)

MHD (France)

CRAIG DAVID (UK)

EMELI SANDE (UK)

GIGGS (UK)

SKEPTA (UK)

STORMZY (UK)

WILEY (UK)

 

Best International Act: Africa

AKA (South Africa)

BABES WODUMO (South Africa)

DAVIDO (Nigeria)

NASTY C (South Africa)

STONEBWOY (Ghana)

TEKNO (Nigeria)

WIZKID (Nigeria)

MR EAZI (Nigeria)

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LADY GAGA Performing With METALLICA At 2017 GRAMMY AWARDS

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LADY GAGA SET TO PERFORM WITH METALLICA AT THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS FEB. 12th

LADY GAGA Performing With METALLICA At 2017 GRAMMY AWARDS

The Recording Academy and CBS Television Network are happy to confirm that Lady Gaga will be performing with previously announced Metallica at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards.
In true GRAMMY Moment fashion, this pairing is sure to make for another unforgettable performance during Music’s Biggest Night.

Lady Gaga Performing With Metallica
Airs Live On CBS, Feb. 12th, 2017

The Recording Academy just added more artists to its stellar lineup. Set to perform at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards are current GRAMMY nominees Kelsea Ballerini and Lukas Graham; current GRAMMY nominee Cynthia Erivo, who will join voices with previously announced 10-time GRAMMY winner John Legend in tribute to those from the music community we lost this past year; and, in a special segment, current GRAMMY nominee Demi Lovato with previous GRAMMY nominees Andra Day, Tori Kelly and previously announced Little Big Town in a collaborative performance celebrating the music of the Bee Gees and the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Fever.

This latest group joins previously announced performers Adele, William Bell, Chance The Rapper, Gary Clark Jr., Daft Punk, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Maren Morris, Anderson .Paak, Sturgill Simpson, A Tribe Called Quest, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and The Weeknd. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Award-winning television personality and performer James Corden is set to host the for the first time.

Ballerini is nominated for Best New Artist.
Erivo is nominated for Best Musical Theater Album (The Color Purple).
Lukas Graham is nominated for Record Of The Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“7 Years”). Lead singer Lukas Forchhammer is also nominated for Song Of The Year (“7 Years”).
Lovato is nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album (Confident).

TRIBUTES SET FOR MUSIC ICONS GEORGE MICHAEL AND PRINCE ON THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS

“George Michael and Prince were pop icons who showcased rare musical genius and otherworldly charisma,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. “While each possessed a distinct style and sound, they were both adored by audiences worldwide. The passings of two such creative innovators were a huge loss for the creative community; The Recording Academy is humbled to pay homage to their tremendous legacies on the GRAMMY stage.”

“While the primary focus of the GRAMMY Awards is to celebrate and honor the year’s best in music, we consider it our responsibility to tell music’s broader story by honoring its legends lost—that’s what we strive to achieve with our annual tributes,” said Ken Ehrlich, Executive Producer of the GRAMMY Awards. “While it’s nearly impossible to convey the full depth of an artist’s cultural impact in a single performance, it’s that very challenge that has led us to some of our most memorable GRAMMY moments.”

LADY GAGA Performing With METALLICA At 2017 GRAMMY AWARDS

The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Ben Winston is a producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.

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GRAMMY MOMENTS SET WITH MAREN MORRIS AND ALICIA KEYS; ANDERSON .PAAK JOINING A TRIBE CALLED QUEST AND DAVE GROHL; AND THE WEEKND WITH DAFT PUNK

Watch 2017 GRAMMY Awards Live Online February 12th on CBS.com

Watch 2017 GRAMMY Awards Live Online February 12th CBS.com

The Recording Academy has expanded its lineup for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards with a series of debuts and collaborations poised to make for some incredible GRAMMY Moments.

Holding four nominations, including Best New Artist, Maren Morris will perform with 15-time GRAMMY winner Alicia Keys, who received the Best New Artist award in 2002; two-time nominee and fellow Best New Artist contender Anderson .Paak will join legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, who hold four previous GRAMMY nominations, along with 15-time GRAMMY winner Dave Grohl; and two-time GRAMMY winner and current nominee The Weeknd is set to perform with six-time GRAMMY winners Daft Punk.

Today’s round of artists join previously announced performers Adele, John Legend, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. Award-winning television personality and performer James Corden is set to host Music’s Biggest Night for the first time. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Additional performers will be announced shortly.

Morris is nominated for four GRAMMY Awards this year: Best New Artist, Best Country Album (HERO), Best Country Song (“My Church”), and Best Country Solo Performance (“My Church”).

.Paak is nominated for Best New Artist and Best Urban Contemporary Album (Malibu).

Two-time GRAMMY winner The Weeknd is currently nominated as a featured artist on Beyoncé’s Lemonade.

The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Ben Winston is a producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.

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Grammy Awards 2017 Red Carpet Live LA

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“GRAMMY RED CARPET LIVE, HOSTED BY KEVIN FRAZIER AND NANCY O’DELL, TO BE BROADCAST SUNDAY, FEB. 12th ON CBS

Special Will Give Viewers Exclusive Red Carpet Coverage Before Music’s Biggest Night

The Recording Academy and CBS announced today that, for the second year in a row, CBS will air a live red carpet show prior to the GRAMMY Awards broadcast. “GRAMMY Red Carpet Live,” a special hosted by Kevin Frazier and Nancy O’Dell, will give viewers an insiders’ view of all the pre-show excitement, and highlight the fashion and glamour of this year’s GRAMMY nominees, presenters, and performers. The star-studded affair will begin Sunday, Feb. 12th at 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT on the CBS Television Network.

Frazier and O’Dell serve as co-hosts of “Entertainment Tonight,” the No. 1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world.

The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, Feb. 12th (5pm/8pm, live PT/ET) on the CBS Television Network. James Corden, the Emmy- and Tony Award-winning multifaceted host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” will host, marking his first year as master of ceremonies. Preceding the 30-minute “GRAMMY Red Carpet Live” special, “60 Minutes” will air a special 30-minute edition (4– 4:30 pm PT / 7– 7:30 pm ET).

Previously announced GRAMMY performers include John Legend, Metallica, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. Additional performers will be announced soon.

“GRAMMY Red Carpet Live” is produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures. Rac Clark is the executive producer and Ron Basile is the producer.

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GRAMMYS Reveal Nominees 2017 Album Track Listing

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2017 GRAMMY AND ATLANTIC RECORDS REVEAL NOMINEES ALBUM TRACK LISTING

Latest Installment Of The Best-Selling Series Features 21 Hits From The World’s Biggest Superstars And Emerging Talent

2017 GRAMMY® Nominees Album Hits Stores And Digital Retailers Jan. 20

Album Pre-Order Available Now; Gives Fans The Chance To Attend
Music’s Biggest Night®

Pre-order The 2017 GRAMMY NOMINEES Album Here: 2017GRAMMYAlbum.com or CBS.com/GRAMMYs


The Recording Academy’s GRAMMY Recordings and Atlantic Records have revealed the track listing for the 2017 GRAMMY® Nominees album. Set for release on Jan. 20 in stores and via digital retailers, the latest installment of the best-selling series — now in its 23rd year — features a collection of GRAMMY-nominated music for the upcoming 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards®.,. A portion of album proceeds benefit the year-round work of the GRAMMY Museum Foundation™ and MusiCares Foundation® — The Recording Academy-affiliated charitable organizations focused on music education programs and critical assistance for music people in need.

The 2017 GRAMMY Nominees album is highlighted by 21 hits from the world’s biggest superstars and hottest emerging talent, including Album Of The Year nominees Adele, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Drake, and Sturgill Simpson and Best New Artist nominees Kelsea Ballerini, The Chainsmokers, Maren Morris, and Anderson .Paak among others.

“The 2017 GRAMMY Nominees album provides a unique playlist, and showcases some of the greatest songs and talented artists that make up this year’s incredible nominees,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. “We are pleased to collaborate with Atlantic Records on this project, which provides support for the invaluable programs and initiatives our charities produce throughout the year.”

“It has been a fantastic year for music, and we’re very happy to partner with the Recording Academy once again to release a tremendous collection of GRAMMY-nominated artists and songs,” said Julie Greenwald, Chairman & COO of Atlantic Records. “It’s great to have all these amazing and diverse performances together on one album, especially when it supports the wonderful work done by The Recording Academy’s charities.”

Music fans can log on to 2017GRAMMYAlbum.com or CBS.com/GRAMMYs through Jan. 19 to pre-order the 2017 GRAMMY Nominees album, and enter for a chance to win a trip for two to the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

The 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 12 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, and will be broadcast live on CBS at 8p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT).

*No purchase necessary to enter or win. Visit 2017GRAMMYAlbum.com or CBS.com/GRAMMYs for details and eligibility requirements




2017 GRAMMY® Nominees Album
Track Listing

1. BEYONCÉ
“Don’t Hurt Yourself” Feat. Jack White
Album Of The Year

2. TWENTY ONE PILOTS
“Stressed Out”
Record Of The Year
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

3. SIA
“Cheap Thrills” Feat. Sean Paul
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

4. DRAKE
“Hotline Bling”
Album Of The Year

5. ADELE
“Hello”
Record Of The Year
Album Of The Year
Best Pop Solo Performance
Best Pop Vocal Album

6. JUSTIN BIEBER
“Love Yourself”
Album Of The Year
Best Pop Solo Performance
Best Pop Vocal Album
7. THE CHAINSMOKERS
“Closer” Feat. Halsey
Best New Artist
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

8. KELSEA BALLERINI
“Peter Pan”
Best New Artist

9. MAREN MORRIS
“My Church”
Best New Artist
Best Country Solo Performance
Best Country Song

10. STURGILL SIMPSON
“Brace For Impact (Live A Little)”
Album Of The Year

11. ANDERSON .PAAK
“Am I Wrong” Feat. ScHoolBoy Q
Best New Artist

12. DEMI LOVATO
“Confident”
Best Pop Vocal Album

13. ARIANA GRANDE
“Dangerous Woman”
Best Pop Solo Performance
Best Pop Vocal Album

14. KELLY CLARKSON
“Piece By Piece (Idol Version) “
Best Pop Solo Performance

15. LUKAS GRAHAM
“7 Years”
Record Of The Year
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

16. CARRIE UNDERWOOD
“Church Bells”
Best Country Solo Performance

17. KEITH URBAN
“Blue Ain’t Your Color”
Best Country Solo Performance
Best Country Song

18. BRANDY CLARK
“Love Can Go To Hell”
Best Country Solo Performance

19. THOMAS RHETT
“Die A Happy Man”
Best Country Song

20. MIRANDA LAMBERT
“Vice”
Best Country Solo Performance
Best Country Song

21. TIM MCGRAW
“Humble And Kind”
Best Country Song

GRAMMYS Reveal Nominees 2017 Album Track Listing

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Grammy Awards Nominations 2017 Date Tickets

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59th GRAMMY Awards Nominations

The Recording Academy and 2016 GRAMMY Best New Artist, Meghan Trainor, will kick off this year’s GRAMMY Awards nominations by revealing nominees in the four General Field categories (Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Album Of The Year) live on “CBS This Morning,” Tuesday, Dec. 6th at 8:30 a.m. ET. Immediately following, at 8:45 a.m. ET, The Recording Academy will announce nominations across all 84 categories via press release and on GRAMMY.com. Follow “Recording Academy / GRAMMYs” on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and use #GRAMMYs to join the conversation as it unfolds Dec. 6th.

The 2017 Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on February 12th, 2017.
The CBS network will broadcast the show live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.



AWARD-WINNING HOST AND PERFORMER JAMES CORDEN OF CBS’ “THE LATE LATE SHOW” TO HOST THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®

RECORDINGS BY MERLE HAGGARD, BILLIE HOLIDAY, NIRVANA, N.W.A, ELVIS PRESLEY, PRINCE, AND R.E.M. AMONG 2017 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME INDUCTIONS

25 Recordings Added To The GRAMMY Hall Of Fame® Residing at the GRAMMY Museum® At L.A. LIVE

Music’s Biggest Night® Airs Live On CBS Sunday, Feb. 12th, 2017

The Recording Academy and CBS announced today that James Corden, the Emmy- and Tony Award-winning multi-faceted host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” will host the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, marking his first year as master of ceremonies for Music’s Biggest Night. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 12th, 2017, 8 p.m.ET / 5 p.m. PT.

Compositions and artists of the eligibility year, which runs from October 1st, 2015 to September 30th, 2016. The nominations will be announced on December 6th, 2016.

59th Annual Grammy Awards
The 2017 Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on February 12th, 2017. The CBS network will broadcast the show live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Compositions and artists of the eligibility year, which runs from October 1st, 2015 to September 30th, 2016.


Full List of the Grammy Awards Nominations 2017
The nominations will be announced on December 6th, 2016. The “pre-telecast” ceremony (officially named The Premiere Ceremony) will be held on the same day prior to the main ceremony.

Grammy organization In June of 2016, announced a few minor changes to the voting and awarding process:

Streaming-only recordings now eligible
As of 2017, recordings released solely through streaming services will be eligible to enter the award process. These recordings will have to be available through streaming platforms.

Applicable streaming services are paid subscription, full catalogue, on-demand streaming/limited download platforms that have existed as such within the United States for at least one full year as of the submission deadline.

All recordings entered must have an assigned International Standard Recording Code (ISRC).

Best New Artist guidelines amended
Existing Best New Artist rules were amended to remove the album barrier given current trends in how new music and developing artists are released and promoted.
Many new artists currently first release singles, tracks or EPs rather than full albums.

To become eligible in the category of Best New Artist, the artist, duo, or group: Must have released a minimum of five singles/tracks or one album, but no more than 30 singles/tracks or three albums.

May not have entered into this category more than three times, including as a performing member of an established group. Must have achieved a breakthrough into the public consciousness and impacted the musical landscape during the eligibility period.

The Best Blues Album category will branch into two distinct categories:
Best Traditional Blues Album (Blues recordings with traditional blues song and harmonic structures. Includes various subgenres such as Delta blues, Piedmont blues, jump/swing blues, Chicago blues and classic/Southern soul).

Best Contemporary Blues Album (Recordings which may employ non-traditional blues rhythms such as funk, hip-hop, reggae, and rock, or which feature contemporary techniques such as synthesizers or loops).

This means a return to the situation prior to 2012, the year both categories were merged in a major overhaul of Grammy categories.

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category renamed
The Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category (in the Rap field) will be renamed as Best Rap/Sung Performance, to allow solo performances into this category.

This is a result of “the current state and future trajectory of rap by expanding the category beyond collaborations between rappers and vocalists to include recordings by a solo artist who blurs the lines between rapping and singing”.

Additional amendments were made to the number and type of music creators recognized in the categories of Best Choral Performance and Best Jazz Vocal Album.

GRAMMY Awards 2017 Show Date Feb 12th Live On CBS
References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/59th_Annual_Grammy_Awards
Press Release, 16 June 2016
Grammy.com, 15 June 2016
Press Release, 16 June 2016

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Soul Train Music Awards 2016 Photos Air Date

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Soul Train Awards 2016 will air on Centric and BET on Sunday, November 27th at 8:00pm E.T.

BOBBY BROWN, BRANDY, ANDERSON .PAAK, D.R.A.M., MA$E, BJ THE CHICAGO KID AND MORE BRING SOULFUL PERFORMANCES TO THE SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2016

Annual event hosted by Erykah Badu to air on Centric and BET November 27th at 8 p.m. ET

SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2016 took place on Sunday, November 6 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Erykah Badu, returned to the stage as host, and for the first time as Executive Producer, with her eccentric humor and legendary style.

The annual event honoring the best in soul and R&B featured moving performances by Brandy, Anderson .Paak, Bobby Brown, D.R.A.M. MA$E, DRU HILL, Doug E Fresh, India Arie, BJ The Chicago Kid, Guy, Candice Boyd, Carl Thomas, Eric Benét, MAJOR., Ro James, Tito Jackson, V. Bozeman, Wreckx-n-Effect, and Yuna.

GRAMMY award-winning, multi-platinum singer Brandy was presented with the second annual Lady of Soul Award, while multi-platinum and three-time GRAMMY award-winning producer, singer and songwriter Teddy Riley was honored with the night’s highly coveted Legend Award.

2016 Soul Train Awards kicked off with Dru Hill, whogot the party started

with an amazing medley of 90s R&B jams including “Tell Me,” “In My Bed,” and “Beauty.” Dru Hill lead singer Sisqó then performed his mega-hit “Thong Song,” getting the entire crowd up out of their seats – including Teyana Taylor who knew every word!
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Erykah Badu, ever the ethereal visionary, made her grand entrance during a glow-in-the-dark performance followed by her laugh-out-loud futuristic opening monologue where she touched on everything from Trump to alien life. The Queen of Soul revealed her recent time traveling adventures, saying “The future is black; forget the Jetsons, it’ll be more like the Jeffersons.” In addition to her hosting duties, Erykah also hit the stage to perform. First with singer/rapper D.R.A.M., performing their recently released song, “WiFi.” and later bringing out her “sister of soul”, India Arie, to sing their spirited, message-driven song “Breathe.”

For the second year, the awards unveiled a powerful “Soul Cypher” featuring a mix of legendary and contemporary R&B and soul singers coming together. Badu DJed the cypher while Tyrese, Ne-Yo, Angie Stone and the Empress of Soul, Gladys Knightperformed raw versions of their songs.

Brandy was presented with the Lady of Soul Award following a heartfelt speech from 2015 honoree Jill Scott and a special tribute video from industry’s top executives and artists such as Kenny “BabyFace” Edmonds, Jazmine Sullivan, Jhene Aiko and more, who spoke to Brandy’s dedication, creativity and vocal prowess. Brandy then blew the crowd away with a full dance and stunning vocal performance of her most beloved hits including “Almost Doesn’t Count,” “What About Us,” “Full Moon,” “I Wanna Be Down,” “The Boy Is Mine,” “Talk About Our Love,” “Have You Ever,” and “Sitting On Top Of The World,” joined by MA$E.

Cedric ‘The Entertainer’ presented Teddy Riley with the night’s highly regarded Legend Award honoring the prolific singer-songwriter and producer for his tremendous influence in soul culture and music. Teddy Riley was welcomed to the stage with a standing ovation and roaring round of applause. He celebrated with R&B and soul superstars Bobby Brown, Doug E. Fresh, Guy, Wreckx-N-Effect, V. Bozeman and Tito Jackson

Soul Train Music Awards 2016 Photos Air Date

Soul Train Awards 2016 will air on Centric and BET on Sunday, November 27 at 8:00pm E.T.
The SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2016 are produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment. Executive Producers of the network telecast are as follows: Debra Lee, Stephen G. Hill and Connie Orlando from BET; and Jesse Collins for Jesse Collins Entertainment. Erykah Badu also serves as Executive Producer.

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SoulTrain Awards 2016 Tickets Lineup Las Vegas

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T-Pain
, Lalah Hathaway, Omarosa Manigault and Tony Cornelius
, eldest son of Soul Train founder Don Cornelius, have been added to the star-studded line-up for
Soul Train Weekend 2016.



Kicking off Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 and taking over Mandalay Bay, these exciting new names join the previously announced roster of performances from Jill Scott, Tyrese, Monica, Anthony Hamilton, Jazmine Sullivan, Bell Biv DeVoe, Yuna, Tish Hyman and Kid Capri.

The cast of BET’s The Comedy Get Down including Cedric ‘The Entertainer,’ D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, Eddie Griffin and Charlie Murphy are also set to take the stage for a special night of comedy.

Two events have also been added to the Soul Train Weekend schedule, including the ‘Soul Lunch & Greens: A Charity Golf Experience’ Sponsored by Black People Meet and the ‘Centric Certified Conversation’ Sponsored by Army, hosted by Tony Cornelius. SoulTrain Awards 2016 Tickets Lineup Las Vegas

The four-day weekend of events will include intimate performances, electrifying concerts, an outdoor day party and exclusive late night parties – all leading up to the 2016 Soul Train Awards on Sunday, November 6th, 2016.


SOUL TRAIN WEEKEND SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, November 3rd

“Acoustically Speaking” Sponsored by Toyota

House of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay @ 7:00PM

Featuring Monica, Jazmine Sullivan, Yuna

FRIDAY, November 4th

“Soul Lunch & Greens: A Charity Golf Experience” Sponsored by Black People Meet

Top Golf at MGM Grand @ 1:00pm

Featuring Omarosa Manigault, Bell Biv Devoe, ESPN’s Jay Harris, Seema Sadekar, Eddie Levert, Chef Hunda, Jimmy Jackson, J’Leon Love, Cheryl Song, Shanice, Flex Alexander, Paul Taylor and Tony Cornelius

“Soul Train Music Festival”

Mandalay Bay Events Center @ 8:00PM

Featuring Jill Scott, Tyrese, Anthony Hamilton, Tish Hyman

“#PartyWithSoul – Soul Train Weekend After Party”

LIGHT at Mandalay Bay @ 10pm

Featuring T-Pain (DJ)

SATURDAY, November 5th

“Soul Train Day Party”

DAYLIGHT Beach Club at Mandalay Bay from 12:00PM – 6:00PM

Featuring Bell Biv DeVoe, Kid Capri

“Centric Certified Conversation” Sponsored by Army

Mizuya Lounge at Mandalay Bay Casino @ 6pm

Featuring Lalah Hathaway, Tony Cornelius

“The Comedy Get Down”

Mandalay Bay Events Center @ 8:00PM

Featuring Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, Charlie Murphy

SUNDAY, November 6th

“Soul Train Awards”

Orleans Arena @ 6:00PM

Soul Train Weekend VIP Packages will be available for purchase and offer exclusive access, premium seats to all concerts and events, plus VIP status to unforgettable after-parties. Four Day ticket packages are also available and will allow guests to have the convenience and access to attend great concerts throughout Soul Train Awards Weekend. All packages will give guests the opportunity to enjoy sizzling performances at the Soul Train Awards. Full VIP package amenities and pricing can be found at Soultrainweekend.com.

Four Day and general tickets for all events throughout Soul Train Weekend at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino will be going on sale September 30, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. (PST).


Mandalay Bay Events Center show tickets for the Soul Train Music Fest start at $49.50 and the Comedy Get Down concert start at $39.50.

Tickets for Acoustically Speaking Sponsored by Toyota will start at $35.00 and the Soul Train Day Party ticket pricing begins at $37.50. All tickets will be available at Soultrainweekend.com.

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