• In this July 14, 2009 file photo, American jazz guitarist and composer John Scofield performs on the Miles Davis Hall stage during the 43rd Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland. Scofield is nominated for two Grammys for Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Best Improvised Jazz Solo for the CD's title track, which the guitarist describes as "a futuristic blues."  (AP Photo/Keystone/Dominic Favre, File)

    John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CD

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Grammy-nominated CD “Past Present,” reuniting members of his acclaimed quartet from the early 1990s to play his new compositions.

  • Neil, Kimberly and Reid Perry of The Band Perry perform at The City Stage in Super Bowl City in San Francisco, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 (Photo by Peter Barreras/Invision/AP)

    Band Perry on Denver Broncos, Lady Gaga and Grammys

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Returning to perform ahead of the Super Bowl is good and (sort of) bad for country trio The Band Perry, who last performed around the 2014 game.

  • In this Jan. 24, 2016 photo, recording artist Andra Day poses for a portrait in Atlanta. The 31-year-old soulful singer is nominated for two Grammys for Best R&B Album for her debut album “Cheers to the Fall” and her standout single “Rise Up,” which landed a nod for Best R&B performance. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Singer Andra Day rises as soul songstress

    ATLANTA (AP) — A phone call from Stevie Wonder changed Andra Day’s life. He called Day and asked if he could work with her.

  • In this Jan. 25, 2016 photo, multiple Grammy nominee Bob Ludwig poses in his sound engineering studio in Portland, Maine. Ludwig could make history by winning the Grammy for album of the year for his work on Alabama Shakes’ critically acclaimed “Sound & Color” at the Feb. 15 awards show. He has won the award for the past three years. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

    The 10-time Grammy winner you don’t know about but should

    NEW YORK (AP) — His role is at the finish line of an album — helping it sound as perfect as possible before it’s available to the masses. He’s won 10 Grammys, including three consecutive wins for album of the year from 2013-2015. And he’s collaborated with contemporary leaders like Pharrell and Daft Punk to iconic acts like Led Zeppelin and Bruce Springsteen.

  • In this Jan. 27, 2016 photo, Lajon Witherspoon, lead singer of Sevendust, poses for a portrait in New York. The Atlanta band is celebrating two decades together with their very first Grammy nomination for their song, "Thank You." (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP)

    20 years later, metal band Sevendust relishes Grammy nod

    NEW YORK (AP) — If Grammys were handed out for sheer persistence, the metal band Sevendust would have a bunch by now.

  • This Jan. 28, 2016 photo shows recording artist Cam poses for a portrait in Burbank, Calif. Cam is nominated for a Grammy Award for best country solo performance. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    Cam’s dreamy ‘Burning House’ ignites her career

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Northern California-born country singer Cam turned a bad dream about an ex-boyfriend into a song that made her musical dream come true.