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Grammys 2020: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

What a sad, fraught, fucked-up night of television. The week before this year's Grammy Awards, the show had already become a vast neon-lit symbol of…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 12:05 pm

Lists

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

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Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

More Kirk Franklin stories

Peter Cottontale – “Pray For Real” (Feat. Chance The Rapper & Tobi Lou)

Peter Cottontale, the Chicago producer and keyboardist, has been working with Chance The Rapper ever since Chance released his debut mixtape 10 Day in 2012.
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2020 - 10:11 am

Grammys 2020: Nipsey Hussle Gets An All-Star Tribute

The late Nipsey Hussle was nominated for three Grammys this year and posthumously became a first-time winner today. The Recording Academy honored him further by…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2020 - 10:38 pm

Grammys Announce Nipsey Hussle Tribute

The Grammys are almost upon us. "Music's biggest night" is happening this Sunday, and the Recording Academy are firming up their roster of performers (while…
James Rettig | January 21, 2020 - 10:14 am

Kirk Franklin Boycotting Dove Awards After His Atatiana Jefferson Comments Were Cut From Broadcast

Every year since 1969, the Gospel Music Association has presented the Dove Awards, an annual show that honors achievements in the Christian music industry. For…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2019 - 10:21 am

Dozens Of Musicians Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s Death In “The Dream Still Lives” Video

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination. To honor his memory and his work, which is still as relevant as…
Peter Helman | April 4, 2018 - 9:06 pm

Grammys 2017: Watch Chance The Rapper’s Buoyant Gospel-Rap Medley

Chance The Rapper won Grammys for for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, and Best Rap Performance tonight, and towards the end of the show…
James Rettig | February 12, 2017 - 11:31 pm

Here Are The 2017 Grammys Nominations

The Grammys announced their 2017 nominees this morning, with Grammy darling Meghan Trainor on CBS This Morning to unveil the big four categories: Album Of…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2016 - 8:32 am

Download Chance The Rapper Coloring Book

We back, and we back, and we back, and we back. Chance The Rapper didn't end up releasing the long-awaited Acid Rap follow-up during his…
Peter Helman | May 12, 2016 - 11:10 pm

Kanye West – “Ultralight Prayer” (Feat. Kirk Franklin)

Forget G.O.O.D. Fridays -- today's Easter Sunday, and Kanye West is celebrating with the release of "Ultralight Prayer," an alternate, extended version of Kirk Franklin's…
Peter Helman | March 27, 2016 - 3:35 pm

Watch Kanye West Bring The Life Of Pablo And Lose A Rap Battle To Kyle Mooney On SNL

You wouldn't know it from this week's promo, but Kanye West is never boring on SNL. ‘Ye has had a contentious relationship with the show…
Scott Lapatine | February 14, 2016 - 12:55 am

Comment Party: Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 Fashion Show & The Life Of Pablo Premiere

Yeezy Season 3 at MSG is finally upon us. The hype machine has been working overtime to the point of explosion on this one --…
Collin Robinson | February 11, 2016 - 3:48 pm

Kanye Added André 3000, Puff Daddy, 2 Chainz, & Kid Cudi To Waves Last Night

Kanye has had quite a distracting week, but don't worry, he's getting back to his creative process. He's been keeping us apprised of his progress…
Peter Helman | January 30, 2016 - 11:49 am
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