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  • Grammys 2014: Checking rock 'n' roll's vital signs

    Grammys 2014: Checking rock 'n' roll's vital signs
    Those looking for evidence that commercial rock 'n' roll music as we have known it — the kind featuring an electric guitarist — is in a coma need only examine a few recent incidents for proof. Most prominently, the major nominations for...
  • Grammys 2014: Top contenders and long shots in five races

    Grammys 2014: Top contenders and long shots in five races
    Betting on the outcome of the Grammys is always a losing game. And the nominations for the 56th annual ceremony prove the voting members of the Recording Academy are as broad as ever with their musical tastes. But history has shown that unpredictability...
  • Listen: Mary J. Blige joins Disclosure for new version of 'F for You'

    Listen: Mary J. Blige joins Disclosure for new version of 'F for You'
    They're up for a Grammy Award on Sunday they almost certainly will lose to Daft Punk. But don't cry for the Lawrence brothers of England's Disclosure: Their new single features no less a guest star than Mary J. Blige. The R&B great put in a surprise...
  • Q&A: Maysa on her Grammy nomination and plans for Sunday's ceremony

    Q&A: Maysa on her Grammy nomination and plans for Sunday's ceremony
    Maysa Leak refused to get her hopes up on Grammy nomination night last month. Besides, it was already a celebration of a different kind; she threw her son 14-year-old Jazz a birthday party.  But at around 9 p.m., as she cleaned the kitchen and Jazz...
  • Vice's avant-garde media revolution

    Vice's avant-garde media revolution
    When Madonna declared herself fed up over the "death of creativity" after a world tour in which religious conservatives protested her concert in Poland, fascist skinheads heckled her in France and she received terrorist threats in Russia, the pop...
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Dominated Spotify This Year

    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis knew what they were talking about when they belted out the hooky chorus "the ceiling can't hold us." The unstoppable duo dominated Spotify this year. Aside from nabbing top honors as the most streamed artists in the world on the...
  • Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners

    Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners
    Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
  • Grammys: New artists with simple messages shake up nominations

    Grammys: New artists with simple messages shake up nominations
    This post has been updated. See below for details. Whether Grammy voters will recognize it or not, it's been a curious and transitional year for popular music. A few of its brightest new stars, 17-year-old New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde, country...
  • Grammy nominations live update: Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' makes own luck

    Nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards are being unveiled tonight at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles begining at 7 p.m. PST, and Pop & Hiss will be with you throughout the evening to live blog the proceedings. Stay tuned to this post, and we'...
  • Pharrell Williams wants you to be happy

    Pharrell Williams wants you to be happy
    "I think I started with drums," says Pharrell Williams. He launches into the strong, clean, distinctive beat to the "Despicable Me 2" song "Happy" with his hands slapping his lap, then vocally adds more and more percussion sounds: "You know what I mean?"...
  • Grammys: Lorde, other newcomers score solidly in award nominations

    Grammys: Lorde, other newcomers score solidly in award nominations
    Pop music’s freshman class made a big splash on the sales charts in 2013, and now several can boast a raft of Grammy nominations, including Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, 17-year-old singer-songwriter Lorde and...