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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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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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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, plu…
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,…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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,…
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,…
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…
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.
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…
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
Liz Pelly | June 23, 2013 - 1:56 pm