Jessie J gives a piercing look at the Variety Portrait Studio at the Music is Universal Lounge.
Singer Sofia Carson radiated at the Variety and Music is Universal Portrait Studio.
Desiigner celebrates his first Grammy nomination in the Best Rap Performance for “Panda.”
Big Sean is a four-time Grammy nominee and popular rapper.
D.R.A.M. (aka Does. Real. Ass. Music), is pictured at the Variety Studio. The artist was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for “Broccoli” with Lil Yachty, the breakout single from his debut album.
BJ the Chicago Kid
Motown Record’s BJ the Chicago Kid is nominated for three Grammys this year.
Jody Gerson, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group, celebrates her diverse roster of artists at the the Variety Portrait Studio at the Music is Universal Lounge.
Sir Lucien Grainge
Sir Lucian Charles Grainge, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Group, has many artists nominated for Grammys this Sunday.
Daya was nominated for a Grammy for her work with The Chainsmokers in 2016.
The always colorful Pia Mia, who rose to fame performing on YouTube, shows off her unique style.
Machine Gun Kelly
Rapper Machine Gun Kelly shows off his swagger at the studio.
Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora lights up the studio with her smile. She will be contributing to the upcoming “Alien: Covenant” movie.
Classic pianist Lang Lang contemplates his Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals nomination during the Variety Portrait Studio at the Music is Universal Lounge.
British musician Bishop Briggs swung by Variety’s portrait studio on Friday in the lead-up to the Grammys.
Bea Miller took time from her busy schedule to sit for a portrait for Variety at our Music is Universal Studio.
Dorothy Martin, the lead singer of rock band Dorothy, posed at the portrait studio.
French composer Jean-Michel Jarre poses for the camera. The EDM legend was nominated for a Grammy this year, with summer plans for a North American tour, in 2017.
Songwriter Rene Marie smiled for the cameras at the portrait studio. She is nominated in the jazz ocal category, her second nomination in this space.
Tim Nordwind and Damian Kulash
OK Go’s Tim Nordwind and Damian Kulash swung by the portrait studio on Grammy weekend. The band is well known for their inventive music videos. Their Best Music Video nominee, “Upside Down and Inside Out,” was shot in zero gravity. Their red carpet looks are just as inventive.
Tiwa Savage struck a pose at the Variety portrait studio.
Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance
Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance, of Bob Moses, had each other’s backs. The duo are nominated for two Grammys, for Best Dance Recording and Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical.
Charli XCX stunned at the portrait studio.
Fat Joe and Remy Ma
Fat Joe and Remy Ma hit the portrait studio together. The two-some are competing in the Best Rap Song category for “All The Way Up.”
Gallant, a Best Urban Contemporary Album nominee, made an appearance at the Variety portrait studio.
Paris Carney at the Variety portrait studio during Grammy week.
Kat Graham poses for the Variety portrait studio.
Discovered by Prince, KING (L-R Amber Strother, Anita Bias and Paris Strother) recorded, produced and released their album “We are KING”, which was nominated for a Best Urban Contemporary Grammy.
Michelle Pesce rocks a profile shot at the Variety Portrait Studio at the Music is Universal Lounge.
Avery and Monte Lipman
Brothers and founders of Republic Records, Avery Lipman and Monte Lipman, are photographed at the Variety and Music is Universal Portrait Studio.
The prolific Jordan Smith took a beat to sit for Variety’s photographer at our Music is Universal portrait studio.
Def Jam CEO Steve Bartels sits for the
Variety Portrait Studio at the Music is Universal Lounge.
Senior vice president of A&R at Universal Music Group Steven Victor at the Variety Portrait Studio at the Music is Universal Lounge.