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The Grammys are on a Monday this year. Sunday is Valentine’s Day and Monday is Presidents’ Day, so the Grammy people figured they’d be better off putting the ceremony at the end of the long weekend. And as it turns out, that means music fans don’t have to choose between the Grammys and Martin Scorsese… More »

Pray for America. In the early weeks of 2016, a disturbing development has come to pass that exposes some dark truths about the US population. A figure from this country’s past, one who represents our culture’s basest instincts and poorest taste, has somehow bounced back from relative obscurity and risen to a new level of… More »

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians at the expense of black excellence. Even within the bizarre and outmoded musical value system that is the Grammys, it felt like a regression. So it’s especially surprising that the… More »

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Beach Boys To Reunite At Grammys… With Foster The People & Maroon 5

In December, we reported that elusive, damaged genius Brian Wilson was back together with the Beach Boys, the once-estranged group he'd helped to make great.
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2012 - 2:23 pm
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Bon Iver Declines Grammy Performance, Collaborates With Alicia Keys

After last year's Grammys, when Arcade Fire performed dodging Mat Hoffman bike-tricks and then immediately won the Album Of The Year award, the award show…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2012 - 2:14 pm
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Watch Bon Iver’s Grammy Commercial

The 54th annual Grammy Awards will be handed out at the Staples Center on 2/12, and while Bon Iver won't be performing at the ceremony,…
Scott Lapatine | January 30, 2012 - 9:27 pm
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Bon Iver Nominated For 4 Grammy Awards

The 54th annual Grammy Award nominations were announced tonight, and then our blog server exploded. I blame Skrillex. Anyway, by now you've heard the big…
Scott Lapatine | November 30, 2011 - 11:09 pm
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Grammys Drop Dozens Of Categories

According to a Reuters report next year's ceremony will feature only 78 of the formerly 109 categories. Because if you can't make a person care…
Amrit Singh | April 6, 2011 - 4:24 pm
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Arcade Fire Win Album Of The Year Grammy

Arcade Fire pulled off the upset of the night (or, at least, left a few people at home upset) by winning the Album Of The…
jessica | February 14, 2011 - 10:31 am
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Arcade Fire Nominated For Album Of The Year Grammy

Eminem received ten nominations, Bruno Mars got eight, and good job to Arcade Fire, who will lose Album Of The Year to one of these…
Scott Lapatine | December 1, 2010 - 11:58 pm
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Grammys 2010: Funny Photos Help Ease The Pain

Too bad we didn't have this gallery of LOLable pics and captions last night, but as is NARAS's mantra, better late than never. …
Amrit Singh | February 1, 2010 - 2:16 pm

Grammys 2010: Out Of Touch, Out Of Time

For the first time since I became aware of them, I won't be watching the Grammys. I made other plans weeks ago and forgot they…
Scott Lapatine | January 31, 2010 - 3:19 pm
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Karen O Gets Grammy Nom After Miley Cyrus Disqualified

According to Spike Jonze, Karen and The Kids' "All Is Love" is now up for a Grammy because Miley's "The Climb" wasn't originally written for…
Amrit Singh | December 10, 2009 - 2:15 pm
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Grammys 2010 Nominees

Contenders were revealed in a primetime concert tonight hosted by LL Cool J and featuring the comedy of Smokey Robinson ("Don't worry Taylor, Kanye's not…
Scott Lapatine | December 2, 2009 - 9:59 pm
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Behind The Scenes Of Radiohead’s Grammy March

Miley Cyrus was not a fan of the performance, since Radiohead were mean to her, but it seems like most folks enjoyed Thom and Jonny's…
brandon | March 9, 2009 - 3:24 pm
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Miley Cyrus Vows To Ruin Rude, Stinky Radiohead

Kanye West wasn't the only singer Radiohead allegedly dissed at the Grammys. Teen pop star Miley Cyrus was so devastated that her fellow Grammy performers
Scott Lapatine | March 5, 2009 - 11:47 am
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Thom Yorke, Chris Brown, O.J. Comments Cut From Kanye Storytellers

You've gotten a glimpse at "Stronger," but what really went down at Kanye's VH1 concert will require some imagination. "During the taping, according to a…
Scott Lapatine | February 26, 2009 - 11:24 pm
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The 2009 Grammys: Just The Good Parts

NARAS's flirtation with attempting to matter in 2009 went alright last night. There was so much promised we had Videogum come over to help us…
Amrit Singh | February 9, 2009 - 10:06 am
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Liveblogging The 2009 Grammys

Welcome to the Grammys 2009, which promises to be a very special night in which Radiohead will perform with the USC marching band (proof!) and…
Amrit Singh | February 8, 2009 - 7:00 pm
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A Few Reasons We Are Excited To Liveblog The Grammys

If you've had a reliable internet connection this month, you already know the story: This year you should actually watch the Grammys. We do the…
Amrit Singh | February 6, 2009 - 6:21 pm
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Katie Couric Makes Weezy Cry

Four days before the Grammys, Katie Couric hosts an All Access special in which she pretends Katy Perry is interesting and Lil Wayne is not…
Scott Lapatine | January 30, 2009 - 10:58 am
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Radiohead Will Perform At The Grammys

Guess they aren't skipping it this time. Thom Yorke took to TV to pimp this year's NARAS event, his band is nominated for five statues,…
Amrit Singh | January 26, 2009 - 10:09 am
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Thom Yorke’s Grammy Commercial Celebrates The Music That Makes Him

Proving the latest batch of NARAS nominees is less a momentary fluke of good taste and more a concerted effort to Matter In 2009, the…
Amrit Singh | January 19, 2009 - 11:06 am
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