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Kendrick Lamar and James Blake shared a ton of festival stages last summer, and they both had the dubious honor of losing the Best New Artist Grammy to Macklemore; it makes sense that they'd have an…   Read Story »
Every once in a while, the NBA tries to be something it's not, which is how you end up with John Legend and/or Carrie Underwood headlining the NBA All-Star Game halftime show. This year, though, the…   Read Story »
Drake and Kendrick Lamar spent the second half of last year throwing stray shots at each other. Then, a few weeks ago, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis beat both of them (as well as Kanye West and Jay Z) to…   Read Story »
Last night's Saturday Night Live featured Melissa McCarthy as host and Imagine Dragons as musical guests. The Vegas band recently won a Best Rock Performance Grammy for its hit "Radioactive" and…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
One of the most difficult-to-process moments in last night's Grammy telecast was the collaborative performance by Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar, which mashed up ID's "Radioactive" and Kendrick's…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »