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Chance The Rapper Takes Out Full Page Ad Asking For Grammy Consideration
Recently Chance The Rapper was on the cover of Billboard magazine, alongside a couple of other Grammy hopefuls for 2016. The interview with the trio of artists, of course, touched on The Grammys and some of the challenges each individual faces.
Chance The Rapper Says He's Voting For Hillary Clinton
Billboard magazine enlists a few Grammy hopefuls for their latest cover, bringing together three starkly different artists for a "candid convo between best new artist hopefuls." Chance The Rapper nabbed one of the spots, alongside Def Jam singer Alessia C
Kim Kardashian Shares Footage Of Kanye West & Taylor Swift's "Famous" Phone Call
UPDATE: And just like that, Taylor Swift has responded to the potentially incriminating footage that Kim posted to her Snapchat.
Stream Only Music Now Eligible For Grammy Consideration
In May, a petition started circulating the internet, demanding that free projects i.e. mixtapes be made eligible for Grammy consideration by the Recording Academy.
Grammys Would Consider Adding A Free Music Category
Under the Recording Academy's current rules, music must be "commercially released" to be eligible for a Grammy nomination. This eligibility requirement does not reflect the current music climate, in which many projects are released for free, e.g. mixtapes.
Petition Says Free Mixtapes Should Be Eligible For The Grammys
The music industry's traditional model of revenue stream has collapsed in the past decade, which in turn has affected the way in which artists distribute their music.
See The Winners From The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards
UPDATE: Here are the notable hip-hop/R&B awards from tonight's iHeartRadio Music Awards. Best New Artist: Fetty Wap Hip Hop Song of the Year: Drake's "Hotline Bling" R&B Song of the Year: The Weeknd's "Earned It"
Fetty Wap On His Grammy Nomination: "I Already Knew I Wasn't Going To Win"
Fetty Wap was one of the artists nominated for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance, but we’ll forgive you if you forgot after Kendrick Lamar’s performance consumed the Grammys.
Kendrick Lamar To Release Surprise Album "Untitled Unmastered"
UPDATE: The album, untitled unmastered., has landed on Spotify (see above screenshot), but the stream isn't working...yet. Many are expecting the stream to become available at midnight, as was the case with To Pimp a Butterfly.
Lebron James Begs TDE CEO To Release "Untitled" Kendrick Lamar Songs
As fans, most of us are pretty voiceless when it comes to demanding, or even requesting, an artist to release music.
Kanye West Announces "New Album Coming This Summer"
While Kendrick Lamar did take home a few awards this year, any rap fan will tell you that the Grammys still have a long way to come as far as representing hip-hop culture.
Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp A Butterfly" Sales Skyrocketed After The Grammys
If you are disappointed that Kendrick Lamar did not win Album of the Year, Song of the Year, or Best Music Video, take solace in the fact that To Pimp a Butterfly album sales are up a whopping 411% since the Grammys.
Lauryn Hill's Team Claims She Never Confirmed Grammy Performance
Lauryn Hill wasn't able to perform at the 2016 Grammys, but according to her team, the fact that she didn't make the ceremony shouldn't have been a news item in the first place, as the performance was always up in the air.
Tyga Re-Enacts Paul McCartney Incident On Jimmy Kimmel Live
After the Grammy Awards on Monday night, Tyga performed at a raucous post-Grammy party in an LA venue.
Rihanna Reportedly Had A "Meltdown" During Grammy Rehearsal
Kanye West isn't the only one having pre-performance meltdowns this week. According to TMZ, Rihanna bailed on her Grammy performance due to a meltdown during her rehearsal, and not due to bronchitis, as had been previously reported.
Hip Hop Has Won 1.2% Of Major Grammy Awards Since 1989
On paper, Kendrick Lamar had a successful Grammys last night -- he shut down the house with one of the best televised music performances ever, and took home five awards to boot.
Kendrick Lamar Took Kids From His Old High School To The Grammys
There are no words that can fully encapsulate the magnitude of Kendrick Lamar's performance last night at the Grammys. The five Grammys are nice, but his AOTY loss to Taylor Swift truly solidified the Grammy whackness...
Ice Cube Bounced Midway Through Grammys, Snoop Dogg Refused To Attend At All
Kendrick Lamar didn’t win all 11 awards he was nominated for, but he did get a few, including the Grammy for Best Rap Album. Ice Cube was the presenter, so he got the distinct privilege of handing Kendrick Duckworth his Grammy for To Pimp A Butterfly.
The Weeknd's Grammys After Party/Birthday Was Shut Down By Cops
Last night, The Weeknd won two Grammys, which isn't a bad way to start the birthday celebrations. The r'n'b singer turns 26 today, and the festivities began last night post-Grammys with an after party put on by GQ magazine.
Paul McCartney & Beck Denied Entry To Tyga's Grammys After Party
Following the Grammys last night, Tyga was the host of one particular after party at the Argyle in Hollywood. While we're not sure who exactly was invited, we know that three of pop's biggest icons were not.
Taylor Swift Fires Back At Kanye West During Her Acceptance Speech At The Grammys
Well it looks like Taylor Swift definitely heard the lyrics on Kanye West’s new song “Famous,” where Ye spits “I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex/ Why?
Kendrick Lamar Delivers Powerful Performance At 58th Annual Grammy's
Man, did Kendrick Lamar just deliver a powerful performance at this year's Grammy's. Called “controversial” by the host, LL Cool J, the 7-minute performance would go on to be arguably the highlight of the entire Grammy’s.