• The Grammys Snubbed Women For Best R&B Album and It's Frankly Bullsh*t

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

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    It's 2020, so it seems appropriate that when the Grammy nominations for 2021 were announced on Nov. 24, they were a hot mess. Some of the nominees were well-dreserved, like Chika and Megan Thee Stallion's nods for best new artist and BTS making history with their nomination for best pop duo/group performance for "Dynamite," but the snubs were glaringly obvious.
    I may have been distracted by the crumbling of our democracy for a bit, but I know for damn sure that men weren't the only artists coming out with R&B albums in the last year. So, why are they the only ones nominated for the...
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  • Ingrid Andress on 3 Grammy Noms & Being Up Against Megan Thee Stallion: ‘I'm Obsessed With Her'

    Ingrid Andress on 3 Grammy Noms & Being Up Against Megan Thee Stallion: ‘I'm Obsessed With Her'

    1 month ago - By Billboard

    For country newcomer Ingrid Andress , wrapping her head around receiving three Grammy nominations on Tuesday is going to take some time, she says. Equally shocking is the company she's now keeping.
    Andress, the only country artist to be nominated for best new artist this year, is still shaking her head that she is in the same category as Megan Thee Stallion. “She's had a massive year. I just feel like because of quarantine and stuff, it doesn't feel like I'm known. To even see my name with hers, I'm like, ‘That is dope,'” Andress tells Billboard. “I'm obsessed with her. ‘WAP' was a massive...
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  • Megan Thee Stallion, Jay Electronica, D Smoke Other Hip-Hop Acts Land Grammy Nods

    1 month ago - By All Hip-Hop

    The Grammys have unveiled this year's nominees, and surprisingly Some solid Hip-Hop acts have landed on the list.
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  • 7 Things the 2021 Grammy Nominations Got Right in the Dance Categories - And 3 Things They Got Wrong

    1 month ago - By Billboard

    Bangers, be gone.
    This year the Recording Academy has fully dropped its inclusion of straight-up EDM and even the inclusion of its more sophisticated cousin, IDM. Instead, the 2021 dance/electronic nominations are celebrating relatively experimental output by artists well-known and much-beloved in the dance scene - Kaytranada, Baauer, Flume and Arca among them.
    Those names come alongside a historic nom for Jayda G, dance acts sprinkled throughout non-dance categories and other highlights of this year's nominations crop. Here are seven things the Grammys got right in this year's...
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  • Grammy Nominations 2021: Beyoncé, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift Lead Nominees

    1 month ago - By Pitchfork

    Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, and plenty of others are also up for awards
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  • Recording Academy Chief Harvey Mason Jr. on 63rd Annual Grammy Nominations: ‘We Really Are Trying to Land on Quality'

    1 month ago - By Billboard

    Harvey Mason Jr. has been the Recording Academy's interim president/CEO since January, which means the 63rd annual Grammy nominations , which were announced Tuesday , are the first under his watch.
    He will have pleasant conversations with artists who did well in the nominations and tense ones with artists who did not. That goes with the job.
    Mason took some time on the eve of Nominations Day to talk to Billboard. Check out the Q&A below.
    What's your take on the nominations?
    I thought they were really exciting. They're representative of all the different areas of music.
    12% of the voting...
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  • We're Playing Megan Thee Stallion's Reaction to Her Grammy Nominations on Repeat

    We're Playing Megan Thee Stallion's Reaction to Her Grammy Nominations on Repeat

    1 month ago - By Pop Sugar

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    Megan Thee Stallion is officially a Grammy nominee! On Tuesday, the Recording Academy unveiled the list of artists nominated for Grammys this year, and the rapper made a clean sweep. Not only is she up for best new artist, but she is also nominated for best rap song, best rap performance, and record of the year for "Savage" featuring Beyoncé. Since Megan helped unveil the nominations during the Grammys live stream, we were also delighted with her reaction in real time. "What? Who me?" she said excitedly in the video.
    NOW LIVE 🎵 HarveyMasonJr ., RecordingAcademy President/CEO, is...
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