Should We Care If The Grammy Awards Don’t Appreciate Rock And Metal?

A marked lack of representation from rock and metal acts at the most recent Grammy Awards has left many once again asking whether rock is dead, when in reality it. Continue reading

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Recording Academy CEO Accused Of MusiCares Funds Abuse By Long Term Exec

UPDATED: A letter to the Recording Academy Board of Trustees by former MusiCares VP Dana Tomarken accuses President and Chairman Neil Portnow of redirecting funds intended for the charity to. Continue reading

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Recording Academy Names 16 To Music Industry Diversity And Inclusion Task Force

Former Obama administration official Tina Tchen, now Chair of the Recording Academy’s new task force on diversity and inclusion, has announced the names of 16 members who will join her. Continue reading

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Chris Brown Takes “Shit At A Wall” Approach, Releases 45 Track “Heartbreak on a Full Moon” To Game The Charts

Chris Brown has just released "Heartbreak on a Full Moon," a 45 track, 2 hour and 38 minute recording that includes him whining about bottle service. It's hard to imagine. Continue reading

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Grammy Voting Is About To Begin: Key Dates & Deadlines

First round voting for the 2018 Grammy Awards begins next Monday October 16th; and as a reminder, the voting is only happening online for the first time. Here is a. Continue reading

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UPDATE: Billboard May Add YouTube Plays To Chart Calculations

UPDATE: YouTube plays may be added to the calculations that determine the Billboard charts, according to a new report. The move comes at a time when the music industry is. Continue reading

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Watch Grammy Winner Esperanza Spalding Record Her New Album In 77 Hours On Facebook Live

Making an album is tough, tough work and doing it in the spotlight is even tougher.  Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding is ripping the veil off the process by broadcasting it. Continue reading

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Spotify Predicts Who Will Win Every MTV VMA 2017 Award

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards are this Sunday, and Spotify is is predicting who will win each one. Based on Spotify listening data, Kendrick Lamar will be the biggest winner. Continue reading

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Scott Greer Named EVP Marketing & Commerce At Def Jam

In a continuing shakeup of its executive suite, Def Jam Recordings announced the hiring of Scott Greer to serve as Executive Vice President of Marketing & Commerce.  In his new. Continue reading

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Today Is The LAST DAY For GRAMMY 2018 Submissions

The deadline for submitting music to the the 60th Grammy Awards is today to Wednesday Aug. 23rd, and for the first time, submissions and voting are online-only.  A full list of Grammy. Continue reading

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