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  • Tone Stith

    Jersey-born R&B singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist (drums, guitar & piano) Tone Stith released his debut project Can We Talk in 2017, which garnered attention and rave reviews from the likes of Complex, Billboard, HipHopDX among others, and eventually led to his signing with R...

  • Merry Clayton and Lou Adler

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs At Home series, moderator Scott Goldman talks with GRAMMY-winning singer Merry Clayton and her album producer, GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Lou Adler, about the making of Merry’s new solo album, Beautiful Scars. As detailed in the Oscar-and G...

  • Mereba

    GRAMMY Award-nominated singer, songwriter, and producer Marian Mereba, known as Mereba, got her start with a series of folk-soul hybrid releases, including her self-released EP Room for Living, an alternately spacy and rustic set accompanied by her own guitar playing and production. In 2018, Mere...

  • Gavin Turek

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home series, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with Gavin Turek about the making of her debut album, Madame Gold. Produced and co-written by Childish Gambino collaborator Chris Hartz, the new album, Madame Gold, sonically trades the starlit disco vibes of he...

  • Arlo Parks

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs At Home series, moderator Scott Goldman talks with rising artist Arlo Parks about her debut album, songwriting, and more. Her debut album, Collapsed In Sunbeams, has been one of 2021's most talked about records worldwide. In addition to reaching the top 3 o...

  • Lucky Daye

    Early on in life, Lucky Daye discovered his love of music and natural gift for singing and songwriting in the musical melting pot that is New Orleans, where he was born. Ultimately Lucky knew he wanted to pursue music as a career so he moved to Atlanta for a brief stint and eventually ventured to...

  • John Splithoff

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home series, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with singer-songwriter John Splithoff about the release of his debut album, All In. Largely built from demos conceived alone in his apartment, Splithoff self-produced All In both at home in New York City, and in...

  • RESPECT

    The GRAMMY Museum is thrilled to host a panel featuring Jennifer Hudson and Music Producers Stephen Bray and Jason Michael Webb, to discuss the making of the new film, “Respect,” in theaters August 13. The conversation is moderated by Variety’s Chris Willman. Following the rise of Aretha Franklin...

  • Motown Records: The Making of “Collide” from Queen & Slim: The Soundtrack

    In conjunction with Motown Records, and as part of the GRAMMY Museum’s celebration of the new exhibit, Motown: The Sound Of Young America, presented by City National Bank, set to debut at the GRAMMY Museum upon its reopening, the Museum is thrilled to host a panel discussion about the making of t...

  • The War and Treaty

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home series, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with Tanya Blount-Trotter and Michael Trotter Jr., the musical duo known as The War And Treaty, about their new album Hearts Town, out September 25. Following their acclaimed 2018 album, Healing Tide, The War An...

  • MK xyz

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home, MK xyz discusses her rising career and debut EP, Sweet Spot. The conversation is moderated by the GRAMMY Museum’s Senior Coordinator, Schyler O’Neal. The rising 23-year-old triple-threat (she flips between rapping, singing, and dancing with ease) i...

  • FKA Twigs

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home series, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with FKA twigs about the making of her latest album, MAGDALENE. Throughout her career, including three EPs (EP1, EP2 and M3LL155X), her Mercury Prize and Brit Award-nominated debut album LP1, and latest release ...

  • Raphael Saadiq

    On July 9, 2019, ahead of the release of his highly anticipated album, Jimmy Lee, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed Raphael Saadiq for an intimate conversation.

    Raphael Saadiq is a GRAMMY Award winning musician, songwriter and go-to collaborator/producer for some of the biggest names in R&B. Solan...

  • Tiana Major9

    Like a sonic north star, major 9 chords hold down countless favorites and staples in the jazz canon. In a very similar fashion, Tiana Major9 roots her bold blend of future-facing R&B, enduring soul, and hip-hop attitude in boundless jazz eloquence twisted up with saucy East London inflection and...

  • Tower of Power

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with members of the iconic group, Tower of Power, including Emilio Castillo, Stephen (“Doc”) Kupka, David Garibaldi, and Roger Smith. The group discusses the band’s 50th anniversary and career highlights.

  • Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr.

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with seven-time GRAMMY winners Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. about the making of their highly anticipated first new album in three decades, Blackbird: Lennon-McCartney Icons, out April 30. Following the conversati...

  • Kool & the Gang

    This year, we lost Ronald “Khalis” Bell, who was a co-founding member of the classic R&B group Kool & The Gang. The GRAMMY Museum welcomed Kool & the Gang to the Museum's Clive Davis Theater on June 7, 2019 for a special program celebrating their 50th anniversary. Kool & the Gang, which officiall...

  • Bill Withers

    During his more-than-four-decade long career, Bill Withers penned some of the most memorable songs of all time, including Lean on Me, Ain't No Sunshine, Use Me, Just the Two of Us, Lovely Day, and in the process became an authentic American musical icon. On November 17, 2011, Songwriters Hall of ...

  • Asiahn

    Jersey-born, Carolina-raised multi-hyphenate Asiahn—pronounced “Ahh-zee-yahn”—says it’s about what we do with the time between heartbreak and new love that matters most. Living life and reconnecting with herself led Asiahn to create her new EP, The Interlude, her third body of work—a project that...

  • Joy Denalane

    Joy Denalane’s talent, emotional honesty, the culturally complex story of her life, and natural beauty make her an incredibly versatile artist. The daughter of a South African father and a German mother, Joy was born in Berlin. Her access to African music and rhythms, as well as her love of Ameri...

  • Mavis Staples

    As part of the new “Live From the Vault” series in partnership with Iron Moutain Entertainment Services (IMES), the GRAMMY Museum is thrilled to present never-before-released archived footage from Mavis Staples’ iconic 2010 program at the GRAMMY Museum.

    A soul and gospel legend, Mavis Staples ...

  • Leon Bridges

    On September 10, 2018, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed R&B recording artist and songwriter Leon Bridges to the Museum for an intimate conversation. In 2015, Bridges’ first album, Coming Home, surprised the music industry by debuting at Number 5 on the Billboard Top 200. In a span of just three years, ...

  • Claudette Robinson

    On May 13, 2016, in conjunction with the opening of the GRAMMY Museum's exhibit, Legends of Motown: Celebrating The Miracles, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed the "First Lady of Motown" Claudette Robinson and fellow founding member of The Miracles, Warren "Pete" Moore, to the Clive Davis Theater for an...

  • Queen Naija

    With the recent arrival of her debut album missunderstood, Atlanta-based singer/songwriter Queen Naija has cemented her status as one of R&B’s most compelling young stars. Hailed as “the first soul star of the social media generation” by The New York Times, the 25-year-old Detroit native has amas...