“Presented annually, the NAACP Image Awards is recognized as the nation’s preeminent multicultural awards show from an African American point of view. The event celebrates the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts, as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors.”
One of the BIGGEST nights in music all year!
The 2019 Grammy Awards will take place on Sunday, February 10, and air live on CBS, 8 pm Eastern/5 pm Pacific
Just a taste…here are some of the nominations:
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Invasion Of Privacy, Cardi B
By The Way, I Forgive You, Brandi Carlile
Beerbongs & Bentleys, Post Malone
Dirty Computer, Janelle Monáe
Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves
Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By, Various Artists
RECORD OF THE YEAR
“I Like It,” Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
“The Joke,” Brandi Carlile
“This Is America,” Childish Gambino
“God’s Plan,” Drake
“Shallow,” Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
“All The Stars,” Kendrick Lamar & SZA
“Rockstar,” Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage
BEST NEW ARTIST
Chloe x Halle
Greta Van Fleet
BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
“Havana (Live),” Camila Cabello
“God Is A Woman,” Ariana Grande
“Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?),” Lady Gaga
“Better Now,” Post Malone
BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
“Fall in Line,” Christina Aguilera featuring Demi Lovato
“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” Backstreet Boys
“‘S Wonderful,” Tony Bennett & Diana Krall
“Shallow,” Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
“Girls Like You,” Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
“Just when you thought the performer lineup for the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year event honoring GRAMMY-winning country icon Dolly Parton couldn't get any better, it has. GRAMMY winners Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood and past GRAMMY nominees Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry will join the star-studded list of performers paying tribute to Parton in Los Angeles during GRAMMY Week on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.
Brooks, Yearwood, Cyrus and Perry are the latest additions to an already stacked lineup of previously announced artists who will be performing songs from Parton's impressive musical catalog. Previously announced performers include GRAMMY winners Vince Gill, Don Henley,Norah Jones, P!nk, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Mark Ronson, Mavis Staples, andChris Stapleton, GRAMMY nominees Leon Bridges, Lauren Daigle and Linda Perry and multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes.
To the delight of fans and artists alike, the honoree will be closing out the program with a special performance as well, with GRAMMY-nominated musician Greg Phillinganes serving as the musical director for the evening.
Parton is being recognized as the 2019 MusiCares Person Of The Year, marking the first member of the Nashville music community to receive the honor. She was chosen for her unparalleled contributions to country music and a multitude of charitable causes, including the children's literacy organization she started in 1995, Imagination Library, with which she has donated over 100 million books to kids around the world.
"Dolly Parton has always been and continues to be a courageous trailblazer and indomitable inspiration for creators and artists—so for us to have the opportunity to honor her at our annual MusiCares Person of the Year gala is to pay tribute to a true pillar of strength and someone who we all look up to and cherish," Recording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow said. "Dolly also knows the power of philanthropy and she has used her stardom to contribute to a wide range of causes from natural disasters to education and literacy programs."
credit: Nate Hertwick - grammy.com
AIRS FRIDAY, DEC 21, 8/7c on CBS:
”This two-hour, star-studded holiday special features uplifting stories of adoption from foster care to raise awareness of this important social issue. For two decades, the special has told inspirational stories of adoptive families, enhanced by performances by popular musical artists. This year's performers will be announced at a later date.”
Mickey's 90th Spectacular, a dazzling two-hour primetime event celebrating 90 years of Mickey Mouse, airs Sunday, November 4 8|7c on ABC. From the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, the elegant affair will feature star-studded musical performances, moving tributes and never-before-seen short films. Superstars from music, film and television will join the festivities to celebrate the birthday of the internationally beloved character on Mickey's 90th Spectacular, airing SUNDAY, NOV. 4 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. Watch on the ABC app from your smartphone and tablet (iOS and Android), computer on ABC.com and connected devices (Roku, AppleTV and Amazon Fire TV).
“The Latin AMAs will broadcast live from Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, on Thursday Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT on Telemundo.
Who Is Hosting?
This year, the awards ceremony will celebrate Latin women in music by having all-female hosts, including Aracely Arambula, Becky G, Leslie Grace, Gloria Trevi and Roselyn Sanchez.
The awards show will feature performances by Maluma, Becky G, Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, Flo Rida, Alvaro Soler, Anitta, Banda MS de Sergio Lizarraga, Christian Nodal, CNCO, Farruko, Gloria Trevi, Joss Favela, La Arrolladora Banda El Limon de Rene Camacho, Lele Pons, Leslie Grace, Ludacris, Nacho, Prince Royce, Tini, Wisin y Yandel and Zion & Lennox.”
"The biggest names in entertainment are coming together once again for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and its sixth biennial roadblock televised fundraising special, supporting urgently needed research and new treatments for cancer. Bradley Cooper, Academy Award®-nominated actor, will return as Co-Executive Producer along with the renowned live event producing team Done + Dusted.
The telecast will air live on Friday, Sept. 7 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access, marking 10 years since the first telecast—and 10 years of lifesaving research achievements by SU2C, which includes raising more than $480 million with work by Su2C researches contributing to FDA approval of five new cancer treatments."