‘VIBE’ magazine’s 2nd annual Impact Awards red carpet video

Nasir Jones was honored at VIBE’s 2nd annual Impact Awards, held at the Carondelet House in Los Angeles for Grammy Award weekend. Check out a video of Busta Rhymes and Vanessa Williams‘s reflection of Nas’s impact on hip-hop. –Joi Pearson Video: Joi Pearson Photography  

LL Cool J’s pre-Grammy dinner event

Hennessy toasts achievements in music with Grammy host LL Cool J. Above LL Cool J and his wife, Simone Johnson, hosted a third-annual exclusive pre-Grammy dinner at The Bazaar by Jose Andres in Beverly Hills, Calif. The intimate dinner celebrated his third stint as host of the Grammy Awards. Nas, who was in attendance and is also a spokesman for Hennessy V.S., told HuffPost, “Cool J is one […]

Instagram photos from the Grammy Awards red carpet

Instagram was blowing up during the 56th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Check out more Grammy 2014 red carpet images from Instagram in the gallery. –joi pearson @joiapearson Above, Paris Hilton in a see-through white gown.

Pink’s performance photos at the Grammys

Pink performed “Try” live at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. She put on quite a performance with her high-flying acrobatics and after she showed off more amazing and beautiful acrobatics on the ground while still singing live. Check out Instagram photos of her performing in the gallery. –joi pearson @joiapearson [portfolio_slideshow]

Best makeup looks on Grammy Awards red carpet

The Grammy Awards 2014 makeup trend on the red carpet was a mixture of soft and subtle and a nude lip. Ciara,Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Rita Ora, Taylor Swift, Pink and Paris Hilton show us how it’s done, and they looked amazing! Check out more pics in the gallery, What are your thoughts?  –joi pearson @joiapearson

Pharrell’s hat at the Grammys trends on Instagram

Pharrell showed up at the Grammy Awards in an adidas red track top and an oversize brown leather hat. Not sure about the thought behind his hat choice but it received a lot of raised eyebrows from his fans. Pharrell won the Grammy for Producer of the Year. What are your thoughts on #Pharrellshat? Check […]

Beyoncé and Jay Z fashion favorites at Grammys 2014

Beyoncé and Jay Z took over at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Their performance of “Drunk in Love” had fans sitting on the edge of their seats as they watched Bey dance in her one piece. After the performance, Beyoncé wore Michael Costello and Jay Z  looked dashing in his tuxedo. They are truly […]

2014 Grammy Awards winners list

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards was an amazing night in music — check out all the winners from the 2014 Grammy Awards! –Joi Pearson @joiapearson RECORD OF THE YEAR “Get Lucky” – Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams ALBUM OF THE YEAR “Random Access Memories” – Daft Punk SONG OF THE YEAR “Royals” – Joel Little & Ella Yelich […]

Hitmakers share songwriting secrets at BMI’s ‘How I Wrote That Song’

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, presented “How I Wrote That Song,” its annual pre-GRAMMY event, on January 25 at The House of Blues West Hollywood. The panel, sponsored by Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, featured GRAMMY-nominated scribe Linda Perry, ACM and CMA award-winning wordsmith Dallas Davidson, GRAMMY-nominated MC Wiz Khalifa, […]

Jay Z, Rihanna, Rita Ora and more at the Roc Nation Grammy Brunch

Roc Nation once again hosted the most anticipated event in celebration of this weekend’s Grammy Awards: the annual Roc Nation Grammy Brunch. The coveted event, which took place at a private residence and was presented by M∙A∙C Viva Glam, saw a slew of Roc Nation’s brightest stars, friends and family, including Rihanna, Rita Ora, The-Dream, […]

NeNe Leakes, Chrisette Michele and more at VIBE Impact Awards after-party

Tony Rock, NeNe Leakes, Laura Govan, Chrisette Michele, Claudette Ortiz and more came to the VIBE Impact Awards after party held at the Carondelet House in Los Angeles. Check out photos from the VIBE Impact Awards after party red carpet in the gallery. –Joi Pearson @joiapearson Source: Joi Pearson Photography for Steed Media Service  

The 2014 Grammys air tonight; 5 reasons to watch

Reasons to watch the 2014 Grammys  The 56th Annual Grammy Awards are airing tonight January 26, 2014. A gaggle of celebs will take to Los Angeles’ Staples Center in their best designer duds for the ceremony that honors the top musical acts of 2013. If you’re still on the fence about watching, we’ve compiled a list of Grammys […]

2014 VIBE Impact Awards red carpet

Nasir Jones was honored at VIBE’s 2nd annual Impact Awards, held at the Carondelet House in Los Angeles. The ceremony, Nas was honored by No ID, Swizz Beatz, J. Cole and more as several people from the entertainment community listened. Check out photos from the VIBE Impact Awards red carpet in the gallery. –Joi Pearson @joiapearson Source: Joi Pearson Photography

The Vibe Impact Awards honors Nas’s ‘Illmatic’ 20 year anniversary

J.Cole hosted The Vibe Impact Awards honoring Nasir Jones aka Nas. He received an award and they honored the 20 year anniversary for his album “Illmatic”. Swizz Beatz, Keyshia Cole, Busta Rhymes & more came to support Nas. Check out images in the gallery. –Joi Pearson @joiapearson

10 Grammy-nominated workout songs for 2014

A great playlist is the difference between a good workout and a great workout. Last year brought us a plethora of great workout songs to keep us bumping while running and hitting the weight room at the gym. Click the link to see which workout songs are nominated for a 2014 Grammy.

Behind the scenes: L.A. preps for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards

The countdown to Music’s Biggest Night, The 56th Annual Grammy Awards 2014 is  approaching fast and LA is prepared and ready. Instagram is popping with #grammy2014 picture posts showing seating arrangements and the red carpet area getting its final touches. Check out the gallery to see more behind-the-scenes pictures. -Joi Pearson @joiapearson