| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:45 AM
It's a hot time to be a Los Angeles rapper.
Last month, Top Dawg Entertainment charted its first No. 1 album, Schoolboy Q's "Oxymoron," and a few months earlier his peer, Kendrick Lamar, earned Grammy nominations for album of the year and new artist....
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
At the time of last year’s Grammy Award ceremonies, Berks County native Taylor Swift had one of the biggest albums around, her fourth disc, “Red.” It had gone platinum just a month after its Oct. 22, 2012, release and by......
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:22 PM
A lot of people in cyberspace Sunday night were loving on the performance of Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons on the broadcast of the 56th Grammy Awards. And fair enough, the duo performance of Lamar’s “M.A.A.D. City” and Imagine...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In a week of huge bounces for some Grammy Awards winners and performers, the soundtrack album for "Frozen" prevailed at No. 1 on the U.S. album chart for a fourth non-consecutive stanza.
Disney's animated tuner held at the top with sales of 94,000 (up...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Mainstream indie-poppers Foster the People, enigmatic crooner Lana Del Rey and the charismatic rapper 2 Chainz will headline the fifth Sweetlife Music and Food Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on May 10.
Other artists scheduled to perform at...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Kanye West knows he is often painted as a brooding egotist, but during his Baltimore Arena concert Friday night, the 36-year-old rapper wanted fans to know he was happy.
“Don’t believe the pictures of me looking mad,” West told the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:40 AM
If "Bound 2" is your current love song with your boo or you consider Kanye West your one true valentine, here's good news: The Chicago rapper will headline Baltimore Arena on Feb. 14, Valentine's Day.
West announced nine additional dates for his...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The latest performers for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards telecast include Taylor Swift, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kacey Musgraves, John Legend, and Keith Urban.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr – who as members of the Beatles will receive the 2014...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Grammy Awards will never be perfect, and maybe they shouldn't be. But that doesn't mean they don't matter.
After enduring years of dinosaur jokes and slumping ratings, the Recording Academy has successfully recast its showcase event as must-see-TV...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Every Grammy Awards telecast is a production nightmare: three-plus hours of multiple live music performances, unpredictable stage antics and rambling acceptance speeches.
But this year's production, which airs Sunday night from the Staples Center in...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
There may be 82 Grammy categories, but don't expect to see more than 10 of them on Sunday's telecast of the Grammy Awards. Instead, the three-plus-hour awards show is more of a televised concert, and this year, Paul McCartney, Daft Punk, Katy Perry and...