2022 Grammy Awards: Wild-and-wacky red carpet does Las Vegas proud
NEW YORK (AP) — The music crowd didn’t disappoint on the Grammys red carpet Sunday, doing Las Vegas proud in wild, whimsical and meaningful looks with lots of bright color and plenty of skin. Olivia Rodrigo waved and smiled for the cameras in a black sheath gown from Vivienne Westwood, who included purple sparkle trim. Victoria Evigan smooched her husband, Jason, in a peach and yellow dress with “Love is the Weapon” at the back. Elle King showed up resplendent in red, a bell-bottom trouser suit with an ultra-wide brim hat to match. ___By LEANNE ITALIE Associated PressAssociated Press writers Gary Hamilton and Marcela Isaza in Las Vegas contributed to this story.mlive.com
Amid unrest, songs continue to voice the black experience
The trio are among several artists who have released songs in response to the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. Its confusion.Other musicians have released songs in the last week in the wake of Floyd's death and those of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. Mickey Guyton, one of the few black voices on the country music scene, wrote the song Black Like Me last year about her life story and experiences with racism. The black man in the grip of the oppressor. It was the first time that I shed tears over a man that I didnt even know, over a black man.
Finding his voice: The throwback soul sound of Leon Bridges
After years of playing local, small shows and washing dishes to make money, the 25-year-old Fort Worth native has become one of the most celebrated soul singers in years. Anthony Mason spoke to Bridges about his debut album "Coming Home" and his nearly sold out U.S. tour.cbsnews.com