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Your Favorite Artists of Color Won Big at the Grammys

See Janelle Monáe, Childish Gambino and other performers and victors rule the awards ceremony—even in their absence. 

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Attorney Tina Tchen Leads New Diversity Task Force for The Recording Academy

The organization behind the Grammys appointed Tchen, a former chief of staff for Michelle Obama, after critics accused it of overlooking women in the major Grammy categories.

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The Recording Academy Creates New Review Committee for Rap Nominations

The organization that runs the Grammy Awards says it wants to “eliminate the potential for a popularity bias that puts emerging artists, independent music and late-year releases at a disadvantage.”

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Chance the Rapper, A Tribe Called Quest and 23 Other Artists to Honor Prince and George Michael at Grammys

The performers involved in the highly anticipated Grammy tributes to the deceased artists will span genres and generations.

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Beyoncé, Kanye West and More Artists of Color Score Grammy Noms

Beyoncé leads the pack with nine nominations, including three in the song, record and album of the year categories.