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If you woke up this morning compelled to punch the air, chances are you’re Taylor Swift. The Grammys announced its nominations for the 2020 ceremony bright and early on Wednesday and, per usual, it’s a mixed bag of delightful acknowledgments (Michelle Obama! Nipsey Hussle!), oddities (see: whatever’s happening in the rock field), and puzzling omissions […]

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When Janet Weiss announced her exit from groundbreaking rock band Sleater-Kinney ahead of the group’s new St. Vincent–produced album, The Center Won’t Hold, fans began to speculate about behind-the-scenes drama. In her first interview since the news, the celebrated drummer confirmed many of the rumors. She told drummer Joe Wong on his podcast The Trap […]

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KXNG Crooked and Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Bronze Nazareth have announced their new collaborative project Gravitas, which is expected to arrive on December 13  Fat Beats/Holy Toledo Productions. Ahead of the release, the duo has dropped off a single from the project called “I Can Still Remember.” “I could try to think of something deep to say about the […]

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Los Angeles, CA – The nominations for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards are in. Leading the charge is Lizzo with eight nominations in all major categories, including Record of the Year (“Truth Hurts”), Album of the Year (Cuz I Love You) and Song of the Year (“Truth Hurts”). The 31-year-old artist, who is currently overseas […]

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In the latest confirmation that we live in the strangest, most confusing time, today’s damning testimony in the impeachment hearings against President Trump hinge, at least in part, on A$AP Rocky. Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, testified in front of the House committee on impeachment that there was, in fact, a quid […]

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Wow, you hear that? It’s the sweet, sweet music of dreams coming true. The 2020 Grammy nominations are here! While the actual awards are super sad for the losers, everyone’s a winner at the nominations. Well, everyone except those on the west coast who woke up at five in the morning to watch the live […]

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When news broke that Daniel Johnston, cult musician and visual artist, died of a heart attack on September 11, 2019, at his home in Waller, Texas, tributes from fans and fellow musicians flooded in. The lo-fi, homespun humanity of his songwriting, immortalized in Jeff Feuerzeig’s 2005 documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston, had touched mainstream […]

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The row between Taylor Swift, Scott Borchetta, founder of her old record label Big Machine, and Scooter Braun, who purchased Big Machine this summer and acquired the masters to the singer’s earliest studio albums in the process, is ugly and getting uglier. Last we heard from the two camps, they were accusing each other of […]

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Fans, prepare to mobilize. The 2020 Grammy nominations are upon us, set to be announced on November 20 by Alicia Keys and Bebe Rexha. Which can only mean one thing: It’s that time of year to argue about how the Recording Academy did [insert your fave here] dirty. Will Taylor Swift be snubbed two albums […]

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Taylor Swift and her former label Big Machine Records have reached a compromise when it comes to her contentious performance at the American Music Awards on November 24, where she’s being honored as Artist of the Decade. She can officially perform whatever songs she’d like, including those bought by Scooter Braun earlier this year. “The […]

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Get your requests ready: The Kelly Clarkson Show announced that it’ll return for the 2020–21 season, meaning another season full of the Kellyoke covers that captivated us in the first place. The daytime show, syndicated in 100 percent of the country, earned its early second-season renewal by ranking as the top new daytime show, and […]

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Nobody wants a Taylor Swift career-retrospective AMA performance that consists solely of tracks off Lover and a few, uh, stirring bars from “Beautiful Ghosts.” But as we learned from Swift’ss Notes-app statement yesterday, label executives Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta are allegedly barring her from performing pre-Lover tracks for her Artist of the Decade Award […]

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On June 30, news broke that Scooter Braun, the megawatt music manager who’s guided the careers of Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, had acquired Scott Borchetta’s Big Machine Label Group and, with it, Taylor Swift’s catalogue, for over $300 million through his Ithaca Holdings LLC. It’s a business move that’s commonplace in the industry — […]

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An embattled Taylor Swift dropped her new Cats song at exactly 12:01 a.m. Friday morning. As previously reported, “Beautiful Ghosts” isn’t sung by Swift’s character, Bombalurina. Instead, it will be sung by Francesa Hayward’s Victoria in the film and then reprised by Judi Dench’s Old Deuteronomy before being sung over the credits by Swift. The […]

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Bookseller One Grand Books has asked celebrities to name the ten titles they’d take to a desert island, and they’ve shared the results with Vulture. Below is Sara Quin’s list. Heavy: An American Memoir, by Kiese Laymon So fresh and mesmerizing, Kiese Laymon’s writing reminded me of the thrill and speed of listening to a musician that […]

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Could you?Could you? Could you …… Believe Pink would give anything other than an emotional awards-show performance? Okay, so part of us wanted Pink to dramatically throw off her poncho to reveal silks that would hoist her up into a beautiful country-tinged aerial number during her performance of her ballad “Love Me Anyway” at last […]

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