As Kendrick Lamar’s stunning ‘good kid, m.A.A.d. city’ battles for GRAMMY Album of the Year, we take a look at the culinary touchstones the Compton-born rapper brings to his music.
“I’m kind of a producer, partially, an engineer, I’m not really good at either one. It’s hurt my records in the past. We’re performance-oriented: technical things don’t matter that much”
“When we were about to pick the first single I really lobbied for ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ because I’m out there every night and I can tell you, hands down this is the one people are connecting with. I’m really glad that was my first thing to say to the world.”
It will be the first-ever Grammy telecast performance for Nine Inch Nails and QOTSA.
Music’s biggest night just got music’s favorite couple to don the stage at this year’s show.
“‘Crazy’ was just my way of saying, ‘That’s real love. When you feel like you’ve gone crazy. That’s when you’ve actually gotten something right.’”
This is the first time the two have performed together since 2009 at a benefit for David Lynch.
Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.
Who will walk away with GRAMMY gold at the 56th Annual awards? We rank the top 20 nominees.
“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”
“It can be challenging, you don’t get to eat the foods you normally eat at home. You can’t cook. You’re on a bus with tons of people and different cities every day living out of a suitcase. It’s a lot of wear on your mind and body.”
Another January day, another round of GRAMMY performer announcements. Metallica, Lorde, Katy Perry and Robin Thicke with Chicago will take the stage later this month.
“I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song,” Lorde told Radio.com, “which was, ‘We’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams,’ was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young.”
For one night only, Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart will share the stage in honor of The Beatles first performance on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show.’
Take a closer look at the nominees for the Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Sara Bareilles. A panel of music experts weighed in on each album to tell you the stories behind their pop culture impact.