| Feb 8, 2015
| 8:45 PM
Partial list of winners of the 57th annual Grammy Awards, presented Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles:
— Album of the year: "Morning Phase," Beck.
— Song of the year: "Stay With Me," Sam Smith.
— Record of the year: "Stay...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Onstage, the Grammy Awards show on Sunday will once again be a picture of diversity. In one of the most anticipated performances of the evening, Paul McCartney will share the stage with Rihanna and Kanye West.
When it comes to handing out the major...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Jhene Aiko, her agent and her manager are huddled together on a recent afternoon going over upcoming gigs for the buzzing alternative-R&B star.
The Los Angeles native is in the middle of a victory lap for a breakout year that included her first hit...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 5:00 AM
When I read about former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight's latest brush with the law — charges of vehicular assault that killed one man and wounded another — I was appalled but unsurprised. Knight has been in the spotlight in this...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:09 PM
We’re only a week into 2014, but already it seems unlikely that we’ll hear a catch phrase this year stickier than “Unlock the swag / The swag, unlock.”
That’s what the brothers of Rae Sremmurd, the young Southern hip-hop...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 9:00 AM
The 2015 Grammy Awards ceremony is just around the corner, and speculation is growing about who will go home with the most honors. Twitter joined the conversation Thursday morning by releasing data ranking contenders in various categories based on how...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Marion "Suge" Knight and Death Row Records filed for bankruptcy in 2006, long after his numerous legal run-ins had alienated him from most reputable companies and his flagship artists had left. Yet he still made it past velvet ropes.
When Knight got...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:17 AM
As Sunday’s 2015 Grammy Awards ceremony draws ever nearer, there’s no shortage of methods for handicapping who might take home those awards. Now two popular platforms that help fans find their way to music they want to hear — Spotify and...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:35 PM
Along with the actual handing out of trophies, the annual Grammy Awards ceremony has become as much about unexpected — and sometimes utterly head-scratching — collaborations among disparate musicians for the national TV broadcast.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:14 AM
Influences are not everything, but they very much matter to Death By Icon.
In conversation, the band members — Vic Birriel, Anthony Amponin and producer Andrew Vilaythong — reference a number of different acts, everyone from Kanye West to...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Can you believe 2015 will bring new albums from Kanye, Adele, Kendrick Lamar and Chance the Rapper?
Well, don’t believe it yet, since those expected albums don’t have release dates at the moment.
Of the records that do have confirmed release...