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The best performances at the 2014 Grammys

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LUCKY STARS  Musicians Pharrell Williams, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk accept the Grammys’ best pop duo/group performance award for “Get Lucky.”  AFP

As a viewer at home, I have made it a yearly tradition to watch the Grammy Awards. And with the confirmed line-up of guest performers, I fully expected this one to be even better than last year’s show.

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Grammy winner Lorde launches Twitter tirade at media

Lorde, left, and Joel Little accept the award for song of the year for "Royals," at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. AP

New Zealand teenage pop sensation Lorde complained about the “frightening” price of fame Wednesday after a media pack jostled her when she returned home following her Grammys success.

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Daft Punk wins big at Grammys

Thomas Bangalter, left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk perform at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. AP

French electro duo Daft Punk took the two top prizes at the Grammys on Sunday, while hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis were named best new artist at music’s version of the Oscars.

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Select winners from the 56th annual Grammy Awards

From left, Kacey Musgraves, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne accept the best country song award for "Merry Go 'Round" at the pre-telecast of the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. AP

Winners in selected categories at the 56th annual Grammy Awards announced Sunday during ceremonies at the Nokia Theatre and Staples Center:

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Nominees for 56th Grammy Awards

Imagine Dragons. AP FILE PHOTO

Here are nominees in the main categories at the 56th annual Grammy Awards, to be handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday:

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New and old stars vie – or team up – for Grammys glory

In this April 17, 2013 file photo, Thomas Bangalter, left, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, from the music group, Daft Punk, pose for a portrait in Los Angeles. Daft Punk has five nominations at Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 Grammy Awards, including album of the year for “Random Access Memories” and record of the year for “Get Lucky.”  AP

Music’s top stars gather Sunday for the Grammys, with artists ranging from the Beatles and veteran rapper Jay-Z to French electro duo Daft Punk and newcomers like New Zealand’s Lorde up for honors.

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Kings of Leon remember grandfather, namesake

File photo shows members of Kings of Leon, from left, Jared Followill, Caleb Followill, Nathan Followill and Matthew Followill in Nashville, Tenn. When the Followill family, brothers Nathan, Caleb, Jared and cousin Matthew, moved to Nashville to start a rock band, they wanted the band’s name to pay homage to their family ties back in Oklahoma. Leon Followill, grandfather of the four members of the Grammy-winning rock band Kings of Leon, died on Jan. 9, 2014, at the age of 84, but his grandsons said his legacy will continue to live on through their music. AP

When the Followill family — brothers Nathan, Caleb, Jared and cousin Matthew — moved to Nashville to start a rock band, they wanted the band’s name to pay homage to their family ties back in Oklahoma.

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2014 Grammy Awards shapes up for a stunning show

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Adele. AFP/ ROBYN BECK

There really isn’t any other award giving body in the music industry that is more prestigious, meaningful and important as the Grammy Awards.

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A glamorous night at the 56th Annual Grammys

Cignal Colours Glamfest Glam Up for the Grammy's

One of the most anticipated events of 2014 comes close as Colours Glamfest continues to bring the glitz and glamour with the upcoming 56th Annual Grammy Awards on January 27 – all including the bright lights, the smashing performances, the red carpet and even the uproar of applauses.

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Select nominees for 56th annual Grammy Awards

In this Nov. 24, 2013 file photo, Justin Timberlake performs on stage at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Not a lot of fans knew who Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Lorde were when last we gathered a year ago to celebrate music with the Grammy Awards nominations. Yet thanks to a series of inescapable and smart hits, these upstarts could very well muscle Timberlake, Taylor Swift and other Grammy favorites out of the way when nominees are announced Friday night, Dec. 6, 2013, in a television special broadcast live on CBS. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Nominees announced Friday in top categories for the 56th annual Grammy Awards: Record of the Year: “Get Lucky,” Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams; “Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons; “Royals,” Lorde; “Locked Out of Heaven,” Bruno Mars; “Blurred Lines,” Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams.

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Grammys set for fun. night, but with clothes on

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Taylor Swift. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The music world gathers in Los Angeles on Sunday for the Grammys, with oddly-punctuated indie pop band fun. hoping to win big at the industry’s top awards show — as long as they keep their clothes on.

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CBS to air special on Houston’s death and Grammys

Dated February 23, 2000 files photo shows US singer Whitney Houston holding her Grammy award for Best Female Rythm and Blues Vocal Performance for "It's Not Right but It's Okay" at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.  Grammy-winning pop legend and actress Whitney Houston was found dead Saturday in a Beverly Hills hotel, police said. She was 48, her publicist confirmed.  AFP FILE PHOTO

CBS says it will air a behind-the-scenes look at how Whitney Houston’s death affected the 2012 Grammy Awards.

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