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Grammy Award winning jazz singer Nancy Wilson dies at 81

CALIFORNIA: Grammy award winning singer Nancy Wilson, 81, died peacefully at her California home Thursday after a long illness, her longtime publicist said. The torch singer of the 1960s called herself a “song-stylist” and resisted being labeled a jazz singer for most of her career because she could cross so many genres. “She was one of those rare vocalists who could do it all.” said her publicist Devra Hall Levy. “ Jazz, blues, pop and even funk. She did it all.” Her recording, “How Glad I Am” earned her a Grammy…

Grammy Awards shape up as clash of pop titans Beyonce and Adele

LOS ANGELES: The Grammy awards are shaping up to be the ultimate showdown between pop's two biggest female stars as Beyonce and Adele go head-to-head for song, record and album of the year on Sunday. Despite 62 total Grammy nominations and 20 awards, Beyonce, 35, has never won the coveted album of the year, despite topping the charts with all six of her studio records. With nine nominations, many fans are hoping Beyonce will overcome her Grammys' curse with "Lemonade," the personally and politically charged album many…

Prince, George Michael to get Grammy tributes

LOS ANGELES: Prince and George Michael will be honored at the Grammy Awards on Sunday with separate tributes, but organizers did not say on Wednesday which musicians will perform them. Recording Academy President Neil Portnow said "Purple Rain" singer Prince, and British star Michael, who both died suddenly in 2016, were "pop icons who showcased rare musical genius and otherworldly charisma." "The passings of two such creative innovators were a huge loss for the creative community; The Recording Academy is humbled to…

Adele to return to Grammys Awards

NEW YORK: Adele will sing at this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy announced on Friday, offering her a chance at redemption a year after her set went musically awry. The chart-topping English balladeer will perform a song at the televised February 12 gala in Los Angeles, joining the ranks of the previously announced John Legend and Metallica. Last year at the Grammys, a microphone fell on the strings of the piano as she sang "All I Ask" off her blockbuster album "25." The sound briefly went out and Adele's…