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Josh Homme: “Fuck Imagine Dragons!”

A couple of weeks ago, Imagine Dragons won the Best Rock Performance Grammy for their inescapable puffball "Radioactive," beating out the Queens Of The Stone Age stomper "My God Is The Sun" in the process. And Sunday night, while QOTSA were playing Houston's Bayou Music Center, frontman Josh Homme offered some indication of how he… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 12, 2014 - 10:12 am

Watch NIN, QOTSA, Dave Grohl, & Lindsey Buckingham’s Uncut Grammys Rehearsal

After the Grammys cut off Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Lindsey Buckingham, and Dave Grohl's superjam with a sponsor ad, pissing off Trent Reznor, which confused Vampire Weekend, we can finally watch the complete performance that was meant to happen. This rehearsal footage of "Copy Of A" leading into "My God I… More »

By: Miles Bowe / February 3, 2014 - 11:53 am

The Week In Pop: Miley Brings The Monogenre To MTV Unplugged

You don't have to be a legit rock star to get an MTV Unplugged these days. In recent years the show has hosted quite a few household names (Paramore, Alicia Keys, Adele, Mumford & Sons, Katy Perry, 30 Seconds To Mars, a very-plugged-in Lil Wayne). Some of the world's most popular rock bands of the… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 30, 2014 - 6:46 pm

Kendrick Lamar Addresses Grammys Rap Drama

On Sunday night, Kendrick Lamar lost every Grammy award he was up for, most infamously when Macklemore beat him for the Best Rap Album Grammy and then sent him a text apologizing to Kendrick for "robbing" him. This has jumpstarted a lot of conversations in the last few days. For instance: Is it actually humble… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 29, 2014 - 1:23 pm

Vampy Weeks Thought Trent Reznor Was Pissed At Them!!

Vampire Weekend won Best Alternative Music Album for Modern Vampires Of The City at Sunday's Grammys pre-telecast against a field that included Neko Case, the National, Tame Impala, and Nine Inch Nails. So when Trent Reznor tweeted angrily and profanely about being disrespected at the Grammys, at first Vampy Weeks thought Reznor's ire was directed… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 28, 2014 - 1:03 pm

Watch Taiwanese Animators’ Dramatization Of Daft Punk’s Grammy Victory

TomoNews has done a funny little feature on Daft Punk's big Grammy wins for their impeccably crafted Random Access Memories. And if there's one thing that network is known for it's animated dramatizations of news stories that rest (un)comfortably in the uncanny valley. That's Daft Punk above, after deciding to go "all live" with the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / January 27, 2014 - 12:50 pm

Trent Reznor Says “FUCK YOU” To Grammys

UPDATE: Grammys Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich has apologized to Reznor in The Hollywood Reporter: I'm sorry he was upset. I was really thrilled that we were finally getting him on the Grammys. The final jam started with Arcade Fire a few years ago, and LL Cool J last year. I want to end on a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 27, 2014 - 10:30 am

Read Macklemore’s Apology Text To Kendrick Lamar For Winning Best Rap Album Grammy

Last night, we were somehow spared the vast communal humiliation of seeing Macklemore win every single Grammy, as Daft Punk and Lorde walked away with the big awards. But during the nontelevised part of the evening, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis did win one particularly risible award, stealing Best Rap album from many more-deserving nominees, including… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 27, 2014 - 9:14 am

Grammys 2014 Wrap-Up: Taylor Swift Gets Daft Punk’d

Robots ruled the 56th annual Grammys. Daft Punk seized both Album and Record Of The Year for Random Access Memories and "Get Lucky," respectively, plus Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Dance/Electronica Album for a total of four awards. Their cohort Pharrell tacked on Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical in the pre-telecast and took home… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 27, 2014 - 1:42 am

Grammys 2014: GIFs & Videos

The Grammys aren't about Grammys -- the vast majority of them aren't even given out during the televised ceremony. (UPDATE: Here's who won, though.) No, the Grammys are about the performances, and this year is looking pretty stacked. Here we'll be posting videos of the live sets including Daft Punk (with Pharrell, Nile Rodgers, and… More »

By: Stereogum / January 26, 2014 - 8:56 pm

Grammys 2014: Winners List

UPDATE: Check out GIFs and performance videos from the Grammys here and our wrap-up essay here. Here we go! The festivities are underway and the hardware is being handed out, and in this space we'll keep track of your 2014 Grammy award winners as they are announced. Of course, a crushing-majority percentage of those winner… More »

By: Michael Nelson / January 26, 2014 - 6:59 pm

Grammys 2014: Comment Party & Drinking Game

It's time for Stereogum & Videogum's Grammys Comment Party, a lively discussion of the Recording Academy's recognition of outstanding achievement by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. You probably heard that this year's ceremony will stage on-air nuptials of 34 couples during the hip-hop duo's performance of marriage-equality anthem "Same Love." Queen Latifah will officiate and Madonna… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / January 26, 2014 - 6:01 pm

The Week In Pop: Grammys Preview, Starring, Um, Sara Bareilles

Which album are you gunning for at the Grammys? If you're a regular reader of this site, chances are you're hoping Daft Punk gets lucky with an Album Of The Year win for Random Access Memories, or perhaps you'd prefer if Kendrick Lamar took home top honors for good kid, m.A.A.d. city. Both acts are… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 23, 2014 - 4:49 pm

Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl, & Lindsey Buckingham To Close The Grammys Together

As SPIN reports, one very tough, smartly selected lineup of aging rock dudes will assemble this Sunday night to end the Grammy Awards broadcast. Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl, and Fleetwood Mac O.G. Lindsey Buckingham have intersected in various configurations over the years -- Grohl playing drums on QOTSA's SongsMore »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2014 - 8:49 am

The Week In Pop: Stereogum’s New Weekly Pop Column

Welcome to The Week In Pop, Stereogum's new weekly pop column. I'll be here every Thursday with a look at mainstream pop music via essays, track reviews, chart updates, and more. The phrase "Stereogum's weekly pop column" probably raises some questions, so let's get to them right away:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 9, 2014 - 2:03 pm

Eurythmics To Reunite For Grammys’ Beatles Tribute

Grammys producers are making moves this morning. We've already learned that Daft Punk and Stevie Wonder will perform together on the show's telecast. And now, we get word that the soulful British synthpop duo Eurythmics will reunite for a Grammy-produced special that honors the Beatles; it'll be taped the night after the actual Grammy Awards. More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 6, 2014 - 9:57 am

Daft Punk To Perform With Stevie Wonder At The Grammys

We reported in December that Daft Punk were planning a performance at this year's Grammy Awards telecast, the duo's first TV performance since they backed up Kanye West at the 2008 Grammys. It'll also be their first time performing since releasing last year's Random Access Memories, and Grammys executive producer Ken Ehrlich says they'll give… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 6, 2014 - 9:23 am

Daft Punk To Perform At 2014 Grammy Awards

Last week, we learned that Daft Punk had been nominated for a potential armload of Grammy awards, including Album Of The Year, the big one. And today, we find out that we'll get to see those gleaming robot helmets on the show, whether or not the duo win anything. Daft Punk barely every appear o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2013 - 8:49 am

2014 Grammy Nominations: Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift … And Sara Bareilles?

The Grammys again announced their nominations with some extra flash and fanfare this year, flipping the old morning podium announcement into another primetime concert special live from the Staples Center in L.A. LL Cool J, who hosted last year's Grammy broadcast, was back to MC this show as he will for the ceremony next month. More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 6, 2013 - 10:58 pm

Watch Drake’s Nothing Was The Same Trailer

Yesterday, October's Very Own released two new tracks by Drake, "The Motion" and "Jodeci Freestyle." We also learned from Drake that his new album, Nothing Was The Same, will be out on September 17. Today Drake released a trailer for the new album, which you can watch below. In the trailer, Drake is at home… More »

By: Liz Pelly / June 23, 2013 - 1:56 pm