Weekend celebrated Charles, modern rock, '60s R&B
HOLLYWOOD — The music industry flooded Hollywood for the Feb. 13 Grammy Awards and a full slate of revelry ensued before, during and after the kudofest.
Weekend celebrated everything from Ray Charles to modern rock and ’60s R&B.
Clive Davis held his annual soiree with perfs by Alicia Keys, Diana Ross and Jamie Foxx; Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri partied with Mariah Carey and Warren G. at Monroe’s in West Hollywood; Stevie Wonder sang two of Brother Ray’s tunes at the Concord Records fete at the BevHills Spago; and Billy Idol headlined William Morris Agency’s post-Grammy shindig.
The Recording Academy honored legends in jazz, classical and gospel music during the week and toasted Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun with the frosh Industry Icon award.
Also in the mix were gatherings hosted by Usher, EMI, Sony BMG, Universal Music and Warner Music Group.