Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref. In the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play, we have Audra McDonald (Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune) and Joaquina Kalukango (Slave Play). And its winners have spanned jazz, pop, rock, R&B, and Latin, among other genres. “River Deep – Mountain High” (1966) GRAMMY Rewind Returns With History-Making Performances, Acceptance Speeches & More, Michael Jackson (L) & Lionel Richie (R) at the 1986 GRAMMYs. is particularly taut. Watch the group's full acceptance speech below to witness legendary frontman Boy George, rocking winged eyeliner and magenta lips, deliver a charming moment that shocked a gender-binary, Ronald-Reagan-ruled America. Watch: GRAMMY Rewind: Watch Kendrick Lamar, U2 & Dave Chappelle Open The 2018 GRAMMYs With A Powerful Performance. She was, of course, corre And now you have RuPaul and 'Drag Race,' which my nephew in Leeds watches. GRAMMY Rewind: Watch Donna Summer Win Best Female R&B Vocal Performance For "Last Dance" In 1979. Tina Turner is looking great and feeling “good” as she turns 80. In 1992, Ebony asked Tina Turner what type of singer she was. “I finally had a chance to sing.” And sing she does: Her robust vocal slices through Spector’s trademark Wall of Sound, making the lyrics’ proclamations of love sound like ironclad promises. Best Female Video Tina Turner: We Don't Need Another Hero (1985) 1985 Winner VMA: Best Female Video Tina Turner: What's Love Got to Do with It (1984) Nominee VMA: Best Stage Performance in a Video Tina Turner: Better Be Good to Me (1984) GRAMMY Rewind Returns With History-Making Performances, Acceptance Speeches & More Ever since Shirley Bassey’s iconic theme for Goldfinger , the 007 producers have tapped a contemporary pop artist to sing a theme song for almost every subsequent movie. The Record Of The Year lineage continued into the 2000s and beyond with unforgettable hits such as U2's "Beautiful Day" (2000), Green Day's "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams" (2005), Amy Winehouse's "Rehab" (2007), Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers' "Get Lucky" (2013), and most recently, Adele's "Hello" (2016). Tina’s voice is one of American music’s most singular instruments: Formidable and rugged, it wrings soul out of heartbroken ballads and defiant anthems alike. "Thank you, America, you've got taste, style and you know a good drag queen when you see one," George offered, with a coy kiss to the camera. “A serious singer,” she replied—then added, “and a lasting singer.” She was, of course, correct on both counts. Whatever Happened to My (Early 2000s) Rock ‘n’ Roll? A cultural phenomenon and major commercial success, "We Are The World" sold more than 8 million copies in the U.S. and raised more than $75 million for famine relief in Africa. These five vocal performances show off her incredible emotional and vocal ranges, and prove that her place in music isn’t defined by genre or style as much as it is by her incredible resilience and work ethic. She began performing as Tina Turner, and her electric stage presence quickly made her … How the L.A. Honors in several categories are presented at the ceremony annually by the National … The Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance was an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to female recording artists for works (songs or albums) containing quality vocal performances in the rock music genre. Tina’s voice is one of American music’s most singular instruments: Formidable and rugged, it wrings soul out of heartbroken ballads and defiant anthems alike. But meeting Britten changed her mind; after hearing her out, he switched up some chord changes and altered its key, and Tina felt comfortable enough to lend it her impassioned, soaring vocal.