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The most uneventful Grammys in recent memory climaxed with an utterly anticlimactic Album Of The Year winner. Rarely has such a shocking upset felt so bereft of drama, and it could not have been more fitting. The triumph of Beck’s Morning Phase wasn’t even a head-scratcher of the Steely-Dan-in-2001 or Herbie-Hancock-in-2008 variety so much a… More »

NOTE: The Grammys are still 10 days away, but I’m going on vacation next week, so you’re now privy to what must be the earliest Grammys preview on the internet. More »

Is it possible that the Grammys are actually moving backwards? America’s steep racial divide is not some radical new development, and like most other institutions built on prestige, the Grammys have always been an exceptionally white enterprise. But at a time when the continuing separation between blacks and whites in America is becoming impossible for… More »

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Noel Gallagher Explains Why Seinfeld Is The Best And Alt-J Can Fuck Off

When we spoke with Noel Gallagher recently, the ex-Oasis guitarist had harsh words for Beyoncé and Kanye West. Gallagher loves to run his mouth —…
Chris DeVille | February 27, 2015 - 11:16 am
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Win Butler Mashes Up Kanye & Beck On “Jesus Walks, Loser”

Ah, the never-ending string of Grammys-related-content has not come to an end yet, and since whenever Kanye West does anything it becomes a cultural focal…
Caitlin White | February 16, 2015 - 3:23 pm
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Hear The Inevitable Beck And Beyoncé Mashup “Single Loser”

Apparently, this had to happen. After Beck beat Beyoncé for an Album Of The Year Grammy on Sunday night, and after Kanye West jumped to
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2015 - 2:03 pm
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Kanye West Will Record With Taylor Swift, Says She Supported His Grammy Stage Crash

In 2009, Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift as she was trying to accept her award for Female Video Of The Year. This turned out to…
Tom Breihan | February 11, 2015 - 11:38 am
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Papa John’s Tries To Make Amends With Iggy Azalea

The most embarrassing part of 2015 so far is definitely brands. Brands and memes. Oh, and Iggy Azalea. So the latest news story to draw…
Caitlin White | February 9, 2015 - 6:27 pm
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Read St. Vincent’s Grammy Acceptance Letter

Last night's Grammy Awards was its usual disastrous self, save for a few great moments: Rihanna, Kanye, and Paul McCartney saved the night with their
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 9, 2015 - 2:05 pm
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Kanye Wasn’t Kidding, Says Beck “Should’ve Given His Award To Beyoncé”

The best moment at last night's Grammys was an easy thing to miss; it was over in about a split-second. Beck had won the Album…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2015 - 7:40 am
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Grammys 2015: The Best GIFs, Tweets, & Videos

As exciting (?) as Music’s Biggest Night™ itself is, the real treasures are the countless GIFs, videos, tweets, memes, and other ephemera that will survive…
James Rettig | February 8, 2015 - 7:08 pm
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Grammys 2015: Winners List

The 2015 Grammys are have officially begun. We'll be updating this post with the winners as they're announced throughout the night. Winners will be appear…
Caitlin White | February 8, 2015 - 6:13 pm
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Grammys 2015: Comment Party

It's Grammys time! This may or may not be Music's Biggest Night™, but it's definitely a bastion of storied traditions including widespread ridicule and disdain,…
Stereogum | February 8, 2015 - 6:06 pm
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Rihanna, Kanye West, & Paul McCartney – “FourFiveSeconds” Video

Last week, the unlikely trio of Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney released the divisive new single "FourFiveSeconds," an acoustic threat of a song that…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2015 - 9:16 am
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LL Cool J Will Host The Grammys For The Fourth And Hopefully Final Time

“LL Cool J did a great job hosting the Grammys” is a thing that nobody in human history, with the possible exception of LL Cool…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2015 - 11:24 am
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AC/DC, Eric Church, Madonna Among 2015 Grammy Performers

The Grammys have announced the first round of performers who will grace the stage for Music's Biggest Night™. AC/DC, Eric Church, Madonna, Ariana Grande, and…
James Rettig | January 13, 2015 - 12:22 pm

2015 Grammys Album Of The Year Nominees Include Beyoncé, Beck, Ed Sheeran

The Grammys decided to stretch out the announcement of this year’s nominees for as long as possible by tweeting them periodically throughout the day and…
James Rettig | December 5, 2014 - 9:59 pm
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2015 Grammy Nominees Announced

UPDATE: Read our breakdown of the nominations here. // The Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences has been announcing Grammy nominatio…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2014 - 9:02 am
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U2 Quietly Release Songs Of Innocence Vinyl Early So They Can Win All The Grammys

After noisily spamming your iTunes account with Songs Of Innocence, their turgid chore of a new album, U2 have quietly slid a few vinyl copie…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2014 - 9:10 am
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Songs With Samples Now Eligible For Non-Rap Grammys

Hands up: Who knew that songs with samples couldn’t be nominated for Grammy Awards? Up until now, the Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences only…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2014 - 10:29 am
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