With over 200 million records sold worldwide and eight Grammy Awards, Rihanna has become one of the biggest pop stars of the 21st century. On the eve of the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, where she’ll receive the prestigious Video Vanguard Award, we take a look back at her career. Early stardom Rihanna was...
Damian Marley’s reputation for raising awareness against social and political discourse has once again taken center stage with the release of his latest single, “Nail Pon Cross.” The Grammy award winner released the video for the track on Aug. Show More Summary
Since The Civil Wars’ public breakup in 2014 after winning four Grammy awards, vocalist Joy Williams has gone back to her roots as a singer-songwriter. But the transition hasn’t been an easy one, she told The Huffington Post. Williams,...Show More Summary
In the music industry, there are few modern artists as successful as Usher. At 37, he’s won eight Grammy awards, sold over 65 million albums worldwide and served as a coach to aspiring singers on NBC’s “The Voice.” But in Hollywood? His film career has been kind of a joke. If that sounds harsh,...
The Weeknd is stepping up his support for the Black Lives Movement through his latest donation. According to the Associated Press, the Grammy Award winner announced Wednesday he is pledging $250,000 to the Black Lives Matter movement. Last...Show More Summary
Grammy Award winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter has never shied away from political conversations in his music. On his fourth album Take Me To The Alley the singer ventures into the values of compassion, understanding, and support, for the downtrodden, values instilled in him by his late mother while growing up in Bakersfield, California. Show More Summary
The song that was awarded Song of the Year at the 2016 Grammy Awards is now at the center of a lawsuit. Singer-Songwriter Ed Sheeran, one of the most successful musicians of the past few years, was sued by the...
Four-time Grammy award winner and former "American Idol" judge, Keither Urban brought his Ripcord tour to Salt Lake's Usana Amphitheater Thursday night. Despite the 100-degree temperature, nearly 20,000 strong showed up to hear Urban...Show More Summary
A couple months ago, Taylor Swift ranted against Kanye West at her Grammy Awards acceptance speech for taking credit for her fame in his song "Famous". However, Kanye insisted Taylor approved the lyric, and claimed to have video proof. Show More Summary
Taylor Swift, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian at The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards in February 2015. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS) The Taylor Swift vs. Kanye West/Kim Kardashian West feud that's been brewing for months over West's song "Famous" reached a fever pitch early Monday morning. Kardashian released a [...]
The 2016 Grammy Awards are coming up and the announcements for the nominations have just come in,
From the fine folks at A2iM comes a reminder that now is the time to submit music for consideration for nomination for the 59th Grammy Awards and a a full list of all the upcoming Grammy deadlines. ______________________________ It’s Grammy time! If you are a voting member of The Recording...
The Civilization 6 theme will be composed by Christopher Tin, the only composer to receive a Grammy award for a video game soundtrack. Baba Yetu, the theme for Civilization 4, won a Grammy award in 2011 for 'Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)'. Show More Summary
Grammy Award winning producer Harmony Samuel’s new artist MAJOR. released a new song featuring Glee actress Amber Riley today. In response to the recent police killings, racial injustices and prejudices across America, MAJOR. and Amber recorded #ChangeRightNow, with samples from
You're probably most familiar with grills as a trend set by 1980s hip-hop artists. Or hello, Madonna's custom pair at the 2014 Grammy Awards! Madonna's not alone - today, more and more women are getting grilled. We sent Hannah Bronfman to UndergroundGrillz in Brooklyn, NY to get a custom pair of her very own in our latest episode of Hannahgram. Click play to watch now!
What better way to celebrate our independent than with Kim Kardashian's sexiest, body-conscious red white and blue looks? Cue the fireworks...here we go. 1. 2007 Grammy Awards Pre-Party "Hello. These are my extensions. And my curves....Show More Summary
Photo Credit: Creative Silence WUNC's Frank Stasio talks with Grammy Award Winning Producer and Jamla Records label head Patrick Douthit aka 9th Wonder about the pivotal moments in Hip-Hop and how the music shapes other elements of life, from fashion to social activism. Show More Summary
"Music consistently inspires me. All different genres. Growing up listening to soul records, R&B, pop.. Life inspires me to write. People inspire me to write. Just being is a massive part of inspiration." Last week at Cannes Lions, I had the honor of interviewing Jess Glynne, Grammy Award winning artist, before she performed at the AOL party. Show More Summary
Prince’s iconic “Yellow Cloud” guitar has been sold at an auction Saturday for $137,500. This iconic and distinctive guitar was used throughout the 90s by the late rock legend. Winner of the seven Grammy awards, Prince was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. Show More Summary
Retro-soul songstress Kendra Forster released her new self-titled album today featuring her single “Promise to Stay Here”. Bossip recently chatted it up with the Grammy award winning artist about funkadelic music, her work with D’Angelo on Black Messiah, and addressing