• Kid Cudi, Scooter Braun, Tinashe & More Express Frustration Over The Weeknd's 2021 Grammys Snub

    2 monthes ago - By Billboard

    Tuesday's announcement of the 2021 Grammy nominations had a lot of surprises, but there was one snub that seemed to be especially prominent: The Weeknd received zero nods for his After Hours album and its breakout hit “Blinding Lights.”
    “Blinding Lights” not only had a four-week stay at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 , but it also broke the record for most weeks in the Hot 100's top 10 and was crowned 2020's most-streamed song on Spotify. After Hours, meanwhile, debuted atop the Billboard 200 , where it remained for four consecutive weeks and had the biggest streaming week for an R&B...
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  • Haim Are Marveling Over Album of the Year Grammy Nod: ‘We're Three Jews From the Valley'

    2 monthes ago - By Billboard

    On Monday, Grammy nominations eve, the Haim sisters had an average night filled with some reality TV and lots of “tomorrow is just another day” thoughts. “I'm not f-ing with you,” says Alana, “we did not expect even one nomination let alone two, let alone one in the top four categories.”
    By Tuesday , as the nominations were announced - revealing that Haim's stellar third album, Women In Music Pt. III , was up for album of the year, while single “The Steps” earned a best rock performance nod - Alana, Danielle and Este eagerly FaceTimed one another to absorb the news.
    “The thing that's...
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  • I Can't Stop Smiling at Chloe x Halle's Adorable Reaction to Their Grammy Nominations

    I Can't Stop Smiling at Chloe x Halle's Adorable Reaction to Their Grammy Nominations

    2 monthes ago - By Pop Sugar

    As if we weren't already obsessed with Chloe x Halle, the sister duo had the cutest reaction to their recent Grammy nominations. On Nov. 24, the Recording Academy unveiled this year's nominees , revealing the two were up for three categories: best R&B song for "Do It," best progressive R&B album for Ungodly Hour , and best traditional R&B performance for "Wonder What She Thinks Of Me." Shortly after, the Bailey sisters shared an Instagram clip from a FaceTime call reacting to the exciting announcement
    While the clip may be muted, it's clear the duo, who were previously nominated for two...
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  • Jhene Aiko, Beyonce, Chloe x Halle & H.E.R. Lead Mixed Bag of R&B Grammy Nominations

    2 monthes ago - By Billboard

    In a strong year for R&B, seeing Jhené Aiko 's Chilombo among the eight album of the year nominees announced Tuesday for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards was indeed gratifying. Just as it was to also see Doja Cat earn marquee category nods for best new artist and record of the year alongside Grammy veteran Beyoncé for “Black Parade” and her featured role on Megan Thee Stallion 's “Savage.” And H.E.R. recognized under song of the year for the activist track “I Can't Breathe” and Queen Bey once more for her celebratory “Black Parade.”
    Segueing over to the R&B categories, however, reveals a...
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  • News: BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Nominees

    2 monthes ago - By BMI

    In a year like no other, BMI is once again very excited to be congratulating its many talented affiliates who received GRAMMY nominations in recognition of their contributions to the year's most impactful music. As the industry's highest accolade, the prestigious GRAMMY Awards celebrate the very best in the fields of songwriting, composing, crafting and producing, and BMI is very proud that so many of its affiliates have been singled out as contenders for these honors.
    In the General Field category, BMI songwriters made a strong showing, with “Circles” by Post Malone getting nods for both...
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  • 5 Things to Know About Jacob Collier, 2021 Grammy Album of the Year Nominee

    2 monthes ago - By Billboard

    Jacob Collier 's name stood apart from the field in the 2021 Grammy album of the year nominees when they were announced Tuesday .
    His album Djesse Vol. 3 landed in the prestigious Big Four category - alongside Jhené Aiko , Black Pumas , Coldplay , Haim , Dua Lipa , Post Malone and Taylor Swift - while the 26-year-old also snagged nods for best R&B performance (“All I Need,” featuring Mahalia and Ty Dolla $ign ) and best arrangement, instruments and vocals (“He Won't Hold You,” featuring Rapsody ).
    The London-based artist of British and Chinese descent experienced an unorthodox route to...
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