2008 – Grammys still on… Read more

2008 – Grammys still on…

2008 – Grammys still on. While the writers’ strike put a damper on the Golden Globes, the Writers Guild of America announced Tuesday (January 22) that the striking union will not protest the upcoming Grammy Awards, as had been expected. The unresolved writers’ strike already resulted in a scaled-back Golden Globes and was looming over […]

2006 – Surprising no one, Shakira is the big winne… Read more

2006 – Surprising no one, Shakira is the big winne…

2006 – Surprising no one, Shakira is the big winner at the seventh annual Latin Grammy Awards, taking home four statues during the ceremony at Madison Square Garden. The Colombian pop star wins song and record of the year awards for “La Tortura,” a duet with Spaniard Alejandro Sanz. She also receives trophies for female […]

2006 – Bob Geldof is honored with a special achiev… Read more

2006 – Bob Geldof is honored with a special achiev…

  2006 – Bob Geldof is honored with a special achievement accolade at the German industry’s annual Echo Awards in Berlin. The veteran Irish musician and humanitarian is lauded for masterminding the historic Live 8 concerts, and for his distinguished career both as frontman of the Boomtown Rats and as a solo artist.

2005 – Former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant… Read more

2005 – Former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant…

2005 – Former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant is presented with his lifetime achievement Grammy award at the South By Southwest (SXSW) music festival and conference in Austin, Texas. Plant, who was unable to attend February’s Grammy ceremonies in Los Angeles, receives the trophy from Recording Academy president Neil Portnow, who is on hand to […]