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Beyoncé just became the Grammys’ first artist to be nominated in four genres in the same year — pop, rap, rock, and R&B — but she could’ve been the first… More »


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Sturgill Simpson’s A Sailor’s Guide To Earth was one of our favorite albums of the year, but it was still pretty surprising to see his name alongside mega-stars like Adele,… More »

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The 2017 Grammys nominations were announced today and, of course, Beyoncé picked up a ton of nominations for Lemonade, Stereogum’s personal pick for Album Of The Year. She was nominated… More »

The Grammys announced their 2017 nominees this morning, with Grammy darling Meghan Trainor on CBS This Morning to unveil the big four categories: Album Of The Year, Song Of The… More »


James Corden Will Host The Grammys

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For the past five years, LL Cool J has hosted the Grammy Awards. He has always been terrible. Even now, I can close my eyes, visualize LL saying the word… More »

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Frank Ocean is notoriously elusive. When he stopped to talk to reporters for just a minute at the White House last month, it was a huge deal even though he… More »

“I Can’t Make You Love Me”: A 25th Anniversary Oral History

The year Bonnie Raitt turned 40, she became a pop star. … More »


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Kanye West cares about awards shows more than anyone else on the planet. And he really, really cares about the Grammys. He’s already threatened to boycott the Grammys unless the… More »

Frank Ocean released two albums this year — Blonde and Endless — but neither of them are eligible to win a Grammy. Although both were released before the 9/30 cut-off… More »

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Every four years, at the midway point between World Cups, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) holds the European Championship, a massive tournament in which all of Europe’s top… More »


It’s been the case for many years: Much of the best music out there, rap music especially, will never be commercially available. Instead, free mixtapes and SoundCloud-only tracks are where… More »

On The Life OF Pablo’s “Ultralight Beam” many people took note when Chance The Rapper spit “He said let’s do a good-ass job with Chance 3/ I hear you gotta… More »

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Kanye West cares deeply about the Grammys. That much has always been obvious. (I’ve written about why he probably shouldn’t, but he does.) And even though West has won a… More »


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Matthew Healy answers the phone in a daze. “I get in to New York tomorrow. I’m in the UK at the moment. I just flew in from Singapore yesterday.” In… More »

Pop star and cultural juggernaut Adele had a tough night at the Grammys. She sang “All I Ask,” the showstopping ballad from her 25 album, with only a piano accompanying… More »