Today Mar.9. marks the 20th anniversary of the death of legendary rapper Biggie Smalls also known as the Notorious B.I.G. The “Juicy” rapper died at the age of 24 in a drive by in Los Angeles. His murder remains unsolved.
The nominees for the 59th Grammy Awards were announced today. The field is led by Beyoncé with 9 nominations, followed by similarly huge stars Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West (8 each). We have listed 84 categories for you to review below. Earlier this year, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) modernized their gold and platinum program for albums.
2016 saw other major changes in the music industry for Grammy eligibility.