The Grammys got underway Sunday as The Recording Academy grappled with the task of paying tribute to one of their fallen greats, Whitney Houston, while at the same time honoring the best in music, from the irreverent to the poignant.
The Grammys got under way on Sunday, with the Recording Academy trying to focus on music's biggest night after of the death of one of music's biggest names _ Whitney Houston.
With an opening prayer and a moving tribute from Jennifer Hudson, the Grammy Awards played the part of impromptu memorial for Whitney Houston just a day after the six-time Grammy winner was found dead in the bathtub of her Beverly Hills hotel room.
Adele, who captured the world's heart with an album about a broken romance, emerged as the top winner at Sunday's Grammy Awards, winning six trophies including the prestigious trifecta of record, song and album of the year.
Bruce Springsteen has announced that two saxophonists, including Clarence Clemons' nephew, will join his upcoming world tour with the E Street Band.
It takes two men to replace The Big Man.
Bruce Springsteen guitarist Steve Van Zandt says touring without saxophonist Clarence Clemons is sure to be emotional for the E Street Band and its audience.
Conservative politicians — no less than their liberal counterparts — need campaign music, familiar tunes with lyrics that easily imprint an audience with a desired message. But for every act like Brooks & Dunn, whose "Only in America" has been adopted by candidates of both parties without objection, there are many more eager to bar politicians from using their music — be it for philosophical reasons or to gain cred from liberal fan bases.
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater next month.