Grammy Awards http://nwpr.org en New Music Shines at Classical Grammy Awards http://nwpr.org/post/new-music-shines-classical-grammy-awards <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aJF5uoU7fI</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 16:55:00 +0000 Tom Huizenga 40567 at http://nwpr.org New Music Shines at Classical Grammy Awards 94 Years After Her Death, Maud Powell Finally Wins A Grammy http://nwpr.org/post/94-years-after-her-death-maud-powell-finally-wins-grammy <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXNhfEhzMgc</p> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 14:20:00 +0000 NPR Staff 40568 at http://nwpr.org Inspiration Or Embarrassment? Lang Lang And Metallica Teaming Up At Grammys http://nwpr.org/post/inspiration-or-embarrassment-lang-lang-and-metallica-teaming-grammys Odd musical mergers in the Grammy Awards telecast are nothing new — remember <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24MD-v0IgYA" target="_blank">Paul McCartney, Linkin Park and Jay-Z</a> singing "Yesterday?" Still, when thrash metal band <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15730259" target="_blank">Metallica</a> and classical pianist <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=17022256" target="_blank">Lang Lang</a> take the stage together Sunday night, it may seem more like a head-scratcher than a clever match.<p>Or will it?<p>Metallica <a href="ht Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:44:00 +0000 Tom Huizenga 40569 at http://nwpr.org Inspiration Or Embarrassment? Lang Lang And Metallica Teaming Up At Grammys For Carole King, Songwriting Is A 'Natural' Talent http://nwpr.org/post/carole-king-songwriting-natural-talent-0 <em>This interview was originally broadcast on <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/11/150418594/for-carole-king-songwriting-is-a-natural-talent">April 11, 2012</a>.</em><p>Carole King initially found it extremely difficult to navigate the social hierarchies of high school. The Grammy Award-winning songwriter was a few years younger than her fellow classmates and was often dismissed as being "cute."<p>"And it was like, no, I don't want to be cute, I want to be beautiful and smart," she tells <em>Fresh Air</em>'s Terry Gross. "And that wasn't happening, and then I connected through music. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 16:03:00 +0000 editor 30115 at http://nwpr.org Who's the next Adele? http://nwpr.org/post/whos-next-adele <p>This year&#39;s Grammy broadcast featured four powerhouse female vocalists, including British songstress Adele, who swept all six of the categories for which she was nominated.&nbsp; So, who can we look forward to seeing at next year&#39;s music award shows?&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 23:46:21 +0000 3365 at http://nwpr.org Who's the next Adele?