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The Real Story Behind Kendrick Lamar’s Kung-Fu Kenny

Kendrick Lamar has been touring the world in support of his Grammy award winning album DAMN., and anyone who’s been paying any attention will have seen that the rapper has been performing in front of a rather strange backdrop of short clips. The clips, which depict Kendrick Lamar as his martial arts alter ego Kung […]

Today in History for February 23rd

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Highlights of this day in history: Iconic photo captured in Iwo Jima; Persian Gulf War begins in Kuwait; Scottish scientists clone first mammal; Stan Laurel dies; Carlos Santana wins 8 Grammy awards. (Feb. 23)        

The Powerful Meaning Behind All the White Roses on the Brit Awards Red Carpet

In a move that echoes the statement that was made at the 2018 Grammy Awards, celebrities have been posing on the Brits red carpet with a very special accessory. By either carrying or wearing white roses, stars have been taking a stand...Show More Summary

James Corden had one thing right: We're neurologically wired to love puppies

4 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Corden's recent Grammy Awards gimmick actually had a scientific underpinning, which explains a lot about human behavior.

A painful coming-of-age debut novel of a gay teen whose family is sundered by suicide

There was a prickly if fleeting moment in last month’s Grammy Awards telecast during the “In Memoriam” segment that honored Chester Bennington, the late Linkin Park frontman and father of six, who took his own life last July. Moments after Bennington’s face faded from the screen, the rapper Logic...

Recording Academy addresses female representation: 'It’s not enough to reflect the community'

In the weeks since the 60th Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy has been embroiled in a firestorm amid questions about the relevance of the organization tasked with bestowing music’s highest honors. After the academy’s president, Neil Portnow, suggested that female creatives and executives needed...

Chamillionaire is a presentation genius, has a new app

You probably know Chamillionaire from the song “Ridin,'” but did you know the Grammy Award winner is also a successful startup investor? He has had several favorable outcomes, including Cruise, which sold to General Motors and Maker Studios, which was bought by Disney. Show More Summary

Camila Cabello's debut could have been full of 'candy songs.' But she had something deeper to say

Camila Cabello didn’t have the highest of hopes for last month’s Grammy Awards. “No one really talks to each other at those things,” the pop singer said a few days before the ceremony. “Everybody’s there with their entourage, and even if you run into somebody you know, it’s just like” — here her...

In Conversation: Quincy Jones

In both music and manner, Quincy Jones has always registered — from afar, anyway — as smooth, sophisticated, and impeccably well-connected. (That’s what earning 28 Grammy awards and co-producing Michael Jackson’s biggest-selling albums will do.) But in person, the 84-year-old music-industry macher is far spikier and more complicated. “All I’ve ever done ... More »

Kendrick Lamar 2018 Grammy Opener

“Sex, money, murder – our DNA.” King Kenny opened the 2018 Grammy Awards with a hell of a set. He used his verses from XXX., DNA, New Freezer and King’s Dead to talk about war, hip hop, the media, and the crowd admiring the messenger while missing his message.

At Girlschool, swashbuckling fun and a deserved jab at the Grammys

Anyone who thought that the controversy over female representation at the Grammy Awards would die down in a few days should have been at the Girlschool LA festival this weekend. There at the Bootleg Theater, the avant-pop singer Fiona Apple walked onstage as an unannounced guest of Garbage frontwoman...

Week in Review: Zayn Malik, River Viiperi, Julian Schneyder + More

Revisit the most popular updates from the prior week. Zayn Malik Celebrates 2018 Grammy Awards in Style Jordan Barrett is the Wild Child, Covers GQ Portugal Calvin Klein 205W39NYC Heads to the Barn for Spring ’18 Campaign Cameron Dallas Stars in #legend Cover Shoot Jon Kortajarena Couples Up with Yasmin Wijnaldum for Vogue México Cover... [Read More]

The Grammy Ratings Decline

“Ratings for Grammy Awards Drop 24 Percent” It’s the end of the monoculture. There’s a fiction we all care about the same things. We don’t. The ascension of the importance of the Grammys coincided with the MTV era, and that ended nearly twenty years ago. So why did viewership then go up? First of all, […]

Grammys Announces Bias Task Force After Its President Says Women Need to ‘Step Up’

After only one woman (Alessia Cara) went home with a solo televised Grammy award last weekend, Recording Academy president Neil Portnow told Variety that women need to “step up” to win awards. The quote, understandably, sparked outrage from female musicians, so on Friday, the Grammys announced the formation of a ... More »

Super Bowl 2018: What you need to know about Pink, this year's national anthem singer

Pink, a three-time Grammy Award winner, will sing the national anthem at Super Bowl 52. Before the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots collide for NFL supremacy at Super Bowl 52, three-time Grammy Award-winning singer Pink will perform the national anthem. Show More Summary

Calendar Letters: Coverage of the Grammy Awards

About those Grammys... Regarding coverage of the Grammy Awards: Hip-hop artists deserve their due and their glory. But when The Times’ writers insist that hip-hop is now “culturally dominant,” it raises issues. First, when anyone insists that any art form is culturally dominant to the point of...

Bruno Mars and Cardi B Announce Tour

Following their joint performance at this year’s Grammy Awards

Cardi B voices Amazon's Alexa in Super Bowl ad, teasing tour with Bruno Mars

Like Justin Vernon and Robin Pecknold, we were severely disappointed when the all three major Grammy Awards went to Bruno Mars... Continue reading…

Hate the Grammys? The Oscars? So, it seems, does everybody

These are the worst of times for awards shows. The ratings for the Grammy Awards last weekend were off a staggering 24 percent from the previous year. The Oscars, which are about to highlight a lot of movies most people haven’t seen, are looking similarly vulnerable. Most every other award show...

Is Rock On Music's Endangered List?

In the wake the recent Grammy Awards, Fred Jacobs bemoans the decline of rock music as a genre, something which has been on a steady downhill slide for years, but also carries with it the potential for a resurgence. _______________________ Guest post by Fred Jacobs of Jacobs Media Maybe the...

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