2008 Grammys

Feb
12
Rap-Up TV: Ashanti at Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Party 2008

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Rap-Up TV caught up with Ashanti on the red carpet at Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy party to discuss the release date for her new album, who she’s working with this time around, the video for “The Way That I Love You,” and future collaborations with Nelly.

Rap-Up TV: Ashanti at Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Party 2008

Feb
11
Entertainment Weekly’s Toast to L.A. Reid

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Entertainment Weekly toasted L.A. Reid at STK LA in West Hollywood Sunday night. Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Kanye West, Usher, Amerie, The-Dream, Nas, and Kelis were all there to celebrate with the Island Def Jam chairman.

Photo above: Mariah Carey chills in VIP with Tameka Foster, Usher, L.A. Reid, and his wife Erica Reid.

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Feb
11
Universal Music Group Grammy After Party

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Universal Music Group celebrated the Grammys with its after party at The Palms Restaurant in Los Angeles. Ashanti, Nelly, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Beyoncé, Solange, Akon, Jay-Z, and Nicole Scherzinger were some of the celebs who showed up.

Photo above: Ashanti and Nelly put an end to the breakup rumors.

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Feb
11
Sony BMG Grammy After Party

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Sony BMG held its Grammy after party at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Guests included Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Michelle Williams, John Legend, Brandy, Chamillionaire, Chris Brown, T-Pain, Lil’ Mama, and Kelis.

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Feb
11
Recap: 50th Annual Grammy Awards

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Amy Winehouse and Kanye West were the big winners at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night. Winehouse won five awards including Record of the Year while Kanye took home four. Alicia Keys picked up two Grammys and Rihanna scored her first award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration with Jay-Z.

Click here to see a full list of winners and read our thoughts on the big show below.

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Feb
10
Video: 50th Annual Grammy Awards

The 50th Annual Grammy Awards featured performances from Beyoncé and Tina Turner, Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Rihanna, Fergie, and John Legend, among others. Kanye West did “Stronger” with Daft Punk and performed “Hey Mama” in a touching tribute to his mother, the late Donda West. Watch Kanye’s “Stronger” performance above and the rest of the performances below.

What was your favorite performance of the night? Register today at The Corner @ Rap-Up.com and let us know.

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Feb
10
Rap-Up TV: Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Party 2008

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Rap-Up TV was on the red carpet at Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy party at the Beverly Hilton with Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Ashanti, Rihanna, Lil’ Mama, Fantasia, Young Dro, Fergie, Babyface, Jermaine Dupri, Al Sharpton, Ashlee Simpson, Jordin Sparks, and more.

We’ll be posting interviews with Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield, singer/songwriter Sean Garrett, and producer Rodney Jerkins later this week.

Rap-Up TV: Clive Davis’ Pre-Grammy Party 2008