Essence, the preeminent brand for African-American women, kicked off Grammy weekend with its 8th annual Black Women In Music Event. The 2017 Essence Black Women in Music event, sponsored by Lincoln and Absolut, featured special live performances from Erykah Badu and Tiwa Savage. Erykah Badu, whose debut album Baduizm celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The evening featured performances by honoree Badu, as well as Nigerian singer songwriter Tiwa Savage,
Ticketed – Kicking off in Los Angeles from February 8 – 12during one of the biggest weeks in music – traditionally only open to industry insiders – Citi and Live Nation have hand-selected Sting, Beck, The Chainsmokers, and Metallica to perform for cardmembers at the iconic Hollywood Palladium.
Ticketed – Grammy Weekend Presents Timbaland & Friends at Create Nightclub.
Ticketed – Recess hits Create Nightclub for Grammy Weekend and the final artist will be Afrojack, Use promo code SCEE to get 20% off this and all shows at Create.
Invite Only – Introducing “The Creators”, for artists, songwriters and producers. Katy Perry, Missy Elliott, Sia, and Greg Kurstin are teaming up with Spotify to host an exclusive dinner and party for artists, producers and songwriters over the Grammy weekend. The event is about giving artists the chance to connect, form relationships and collaborate in a private and intimate environment.
Invite Only – Armani will host an exclusive private concert — Emporio Armani Sounds featuring rocker Brandon Flowers (of The Killers fame) with a DJ set by Mark Ronson on Feb. 11 at chic events space Neuehouse in Hollywood. Emporio Armani Sounds is the collaboration connecting Emporio Armani to music.
Table Reservations – To kick off Grammy week, Timbaland will stop by with some special guests at Bootsy Bellows this Tuesday.
Open – To coincide with Grammy week’s celebration of the Music industry, Morrison Hotel Gallery welcomes acclaimed photographer Lynn Goldsmith in a meet and greet and signing for her book, Rock and Roll Stories. Joining Lynn for a brief interview is her longtime friend and famed jewelry designer to Rock’s glitterati, Loree Rodkin.
Open – On Thursday, February 4th at 7pm, Andaz West Hollywood will unveil a limited-time photography exhibition and music benefit titled “GRAMMY’S MusiCares: A Look Back.” Honoring MusiCares’ 2016 Person of the Year, Lionel Richie, and as well as past honorees, the public reception will kick off the 58th annual GRAMMY celebrations and give visitors an intimate look back at MusiCares’ most rocking Persons of the Year including Stevie Wonder,