Oscar Hernandez, a two-time Grammy winner for Latin Jazz Albums in 2011 and 2005, joins other Latin Jazz musicians as they stage a musical picket line protest outside of a meeting of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, aka The Recording Academy, which plans to eliminate 31 categories, among them Latin Jazz, from the Awards, beginning in 2012, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on May 26, 2011. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Latin Jazz Musicians Rally Against Trimmed-Down Grammy Awards

Grammy winner Oscar Hernandez, Pete Escovedo, and Bobby Matos were among the demonstrators protesting the elimination of Latin jazz and thirty other music categories.

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(L-R) Musicians John Mayer, Norah Jones and Keith Urban perform onstage during the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Recording Academy Reduces Grammy Categories From 109 To 78

The Grammys are about to get a lot more competitive: The Recording Academy is reducing the number of categories by more than 30.


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Barbra Streisand To Perform At Sunday’s Grammy Awards On CBS2

Another legend is going to be appearing at this Sunday’s Grammy awards — this time, it’s Barbra Streisand.


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Eminem Leads Grammy Nominations

Eminem picked up his third Grammy nomination Wednesday night as his “Love the Way You Lie” was nominated for record of the year.

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Grammy Nomination Concert To Air On CBS2 At 10PM

The Recording Academy will announce a handful of its 100-plus Grammy categories during a live, hour-long special on CBS 2 at 10 p.m.