Inside the ‘Secret Committees’ That Quietly Run the Grammy Awards

What is the path to a Grammy? It’s supposed to go this way: The Recording Academy, the Grammy Awards’ parent organization, receives an avalanche of submissions, organizes them by category, and sends them to its 12,000 eligible voting members, who select around 20 contenders per category by popular vote. That shortlist then goes to Academy-organized…

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See Inside Lenny Kravitz’s Brazilian Home on a Former Coffee Plantation: It’s ‘A Location to Disconnect’

The “Fly Away” singer created a farming retreat on a former 18th-century coffee plantation outside of Rio de Janeiro When Lenny Kravitz made a spontaneous decision to extend his visit to Brazil for a little longer after he finished playing a show there, he only expected to stay for a day. But less than 24…

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