| Dec 7, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The Grammy Awards may be "music's biggest night," to quote the Recording Academy's dogged branding effort, but they no longer represent its center.
You got a firm sense of how haphazard the awards can seem, particularly as the record industry...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Miley Cyrus opened up about her broken engagement with Liam Hemsworth during an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" airing Friday.
The "We Can't Stop" singer, who is still somehow dominating the news cycle since her controversial MTV Video Music...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:25 AM
The first slate of performers for the Dec. 6 Grammy Awards nominations concert includes Drake, Robin Thicke, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Keith Urban, who will take part in the event at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live.
Nominations will be announced in...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The Grammys have the unrivaled prestige. The MTV Video Music Awards go for unpredictable, deliciously viral irreverence. And the BET, Billboard Music and American Music awards are better known for A-list performers than who wins which trophies.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:49 PM
When news broke in August that Eminem had completed a new album, it arrived in a fashion nearly identical to the way Jay Z had announced his own record just two months earlier: in a tech-related TV commercial (Samsung for Jay Z, Beats headphones for...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:28 AM
The Grammys have added fuel to its planned weekend of celebrating Beatlemania by booking a performance from Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr.
McCartney and Starr are slated to receive the Recording Academy’s lifetime achievement award the day before...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Miley Cyrus has relentlessly twerked her way into the zeitgeist -- and maybe even our hearts. And now she could be Time magazine’s person of the year for 2013.
Time will soon unveil its pick, but the singer is currently leading the reader poll...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Lorde, T.I. and Miguel have been added to the slate of performers for the Grammy Awards nominations concert special Friday.
Perry will be beamed in from Canada and Swift’s performance will be shown from Australia, where...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Few year-end culture lists can inspire more morning-after regret than the ones that provide snapshots of things we've done on the Internet. Remember the day, for instance, your coworkers caught you watching local firehouses doing the "Harlem Shake"? The...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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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...