Grammy nominee DMX dies at age 50

Sad news from the music world. Grammy Award nominee and American Music Award winner DMX has died at age 50. TMZ reported DMX, who’s real name is Earl Simmons overdosed, which resulted in a heart attack on April 2, 2021. Simmons had been in the intensive care unit in a White Plains, NY hospital on … Continue reading “Grammy nominee DMX dies at age 50”

REEL WOMEN: Grammy winner Paulina Aguirre

Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2021 REEL WOMEN. During Women’s History Month, you will be able to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Get ready, they are making “Herstory.” Multiple Grammy-winning and nominated artist Paulina Aguirre … Continue reading “REEL WOMEN: Grammy winner Paulina Aguirre”

Megan Thee Stallion ripped for Grammy performance

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has released a statement railing against CBS Grammys’ broadcast, stating it contributed to the sexual exploitation of women by glamorizing prostitution and stripping. following a highly sexualized performance by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion. The criticized performance showed the two women and backup performers wearing thongs and … Continue reading “Megan Thee Stallion ripped for Grammy performance”

Complete list of Grammy winners

The 63rd annual Grammys are a wrap. Despite an expected scant audience, the show hosted by The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, boasted electrifying, live and pre-recorded, performances from Bad Bunny, Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, BTS, Billie Eilish, Post Malone and Megan Thee Stallion. And dang Megan, Reel 360 now understands WAP. Mind blown. Yeah the winner … Continue reading “Complete list of Grammy winners”

Jhené Aiko and more confirmed for Grammys

The 63rd Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony will feature a number of performances by current Grammy noms like Jhené Aiko, Rufus Wainwright, Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science and many others. The Recording Academy has announced details for the Premiere Ceremony ahead of the annual Awards telecast this month.  Preceding the 2021 GRAMMY Awards show, the Awards Premiere … Continue reading “Jhené Aiko and more confirmed for Grammys”

2021 Grammys postponed until March

It just seems like last year that we were reporting on awards shows, conferences and film festivals being postponed or going virtual due to COVID-19. Here we go again. The 63rd Grammy Awards reportedly will not take place Jan. 31 at Staples Center, as had been planned. Trevor Noah was scheduled to host the event. … Continue reading “2021 Grammys postponed until March”

Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees

The 63rd Grammy Awards are right around the corner, airing (earlier than usual) Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations are here now. After 40 years, Ken Ehrlich, the show’s producer has retired, and Ben Winston (known for his work on James Corden’s late-night show and Carpool Karaoke) will helm the awards production. Trevor … Continue reading “Grammy Awards announce 2020 nominees”

Grammy’s ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ tribute to Prince tonight

Tonight, we go crazy as CBS celebrates the life and legacy of Prince, who died four years ago today after an accidental fentanyl overdose at his Paisley Park home and recording studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Filmed January 28th, the April 21 air date marks the four-year anniversary of the superstar’s passing.   Performing songs from the Purple One’s renowned catalog, the special … Continue reading “Grammy’s ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ tribute to Prince tonight”

RadicalMedia’s Mills directs Grammys promo ‘Underdog’

Only 2% of popular music is produced by women. Two percent. That’s terrible. RadicalMedia’s director Mollie Mills teamed with TBWA\Chiat\Day LA to create Underdog, a promo spot for The Grammys. This video highlights an all female choir performing Underdog by Alicia Keys. The choir is made up of women of all ages, colors and body types. … Continue reading “RadicalMedia’s Mills directs Grammys promo ‘Underdog’”

Billie Eilish sweeps subdued night at 62nd Grammys

It was an understandably somber night at The 62nd Grammys as news of the devastating deaths of former LA Laker Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter, Gianna, 13, sank in. Having the awards show in the house that, “Kobe built,” cast an even more solemn shadow over the event. Host Alicia Keys, with her hair … Continue reading “Billie Eilish sweeps subdued night at 62nd Grammys”

Reel 360 at Grammy party to celebrate DMC|Gallery

Tomorrow, even with its latest scandals, the biggest night in music – The Grammy Awards – will go on. So, you know what that means, the parties and events leading up to the Grammys are definitely happening. Thursday night, the Morrison Hotel Gallery, the world leader in fine art music photography, partnered with Equinox, the global high-performance … Continue reading “Reel 360 at Grammy party to celebrate DMC|Gallery”

Ariana Grande to perform at 2020 Grammy Awards

Big news for Arianators: Ariana Grande took to social media to announce she’ll be performing at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 26 live from Los Angeles! The Grammy winner is nominated in five categories this year, including Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for thank you, next. Record Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Perfomance for … Continue reading “Ariana Grande to perform at 2020 Grammy Awards”

Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X lead Grammy noms

Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X leading the pack of nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards. Eight, six and six respectively. The nominations were live-streamed and read on CBS This Morning. Bebe Rexha, returning host Alicia Keys, Gayle King, Recording Academy President and CEO Deborah Dugan, and Chair of the Board of Trustees Harvey … Continue reading “Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X lead Grammy noms”

AMP Awards: Found Objects Wins Best in 2021 Show

An inspirational spot, titled “Rise and Shine” and created by the agency Light + Co. for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, won the Ryan Barkan Best in Show Award for New York’s Found Objects Music Productions at the 2021 AMP Awards for Music & Sound. The Best in Show winner was designed to … Continue reading “AMP Awards: Found Objects Wins Best in 2021 Show”

Madonna teases upcoming concert/doc on Paramount+

Paramount+ announced that Madonna’s highly-anticipated documentary film, Madame X, will exclusively debut on Paramount+ in the U.S., Latin America, Australia, the Nordics, and Canada beginning on Friday, October 8. Fans outside of these markets can watch the documentary on MTV. Filmed in Lisbon, Portugal, the film captures the 62-year-old pop icon’s rare and rapturous tour performance, hailed by … Continue reading “Madonna teases upcoming concert/doc on Paramount+”

AMP Awards: Melissa Etheridge set to perform

Melissa Etheridge, the singer, songwriter and activist whose distinctive, smoky vocals, heartland ballads and love songs have earned her multiple Grammy nominations and wins, as well as an Academy Award, will be performing during the upcoming AMP Awards for Music & Sound.  Etheridge will be introducing several categories during the presentation, set for July 22 … Continue reading “AMP Awards: Melissa Etheridge set to perform”

Heavy Duty expands scoring projects into film and TV

Coming on the heels of scoring the HBO Max reboot of Gossip Girl, Heavy Duty Projects is at it again. The music for picture studio, known for its original and sync work across the advertising and entertainment sectors, is poised for a major growth spurt as it expands its global footprint and establishes itself in … Continue reading “Heavy Duty expands scoring projects into film and TV”

Syn: Unites with Black Theatre to Stand for Change

International music agency Syn has joined forces with New York-based non-profit organization, Black Theater United (BTU) for select placement of their inspirational song Stand for Change. The aim of the placement is to secure licensing proceeds to support BTU’s mission to Unify, Advocate and Educate for racial equity and social justice.  Stand For Change was … Continue reading “Syn: Unites with Black Theatre to Stand for Change”