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  • Grammys: Common, John Legend to Sing ‘Glory'; LL Returns as Host

    Jan 21, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The Recording Academy announced today that LL Cool J will host the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, marking the “NCIS: LA” star’s fourth consecutive stint as host of the music awards show, including his memorable 2012 debut just hours after the tragic death of Whitney Houston. Also, Common and John Legend will perform their Golden Globe-winning, […]

  • Nas Talks Being Snubbed by the Grammys Over the Years

    Nov 9, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Can anyone believe this? It’s pretty hard to believe. Nas has been nominated for 13 Grammys, but considered one of the greatest rappers of all time, he’s never won. At the VH1 premiere of “The Tanning of America” — a documentary focused on how hip-hop culture helped shape modern-day America, he talked about his snubs […]

  • Grammys to Now Allow Samples in All Categories, Not Just Rap

    Jun 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The Recording Academy has announced a change to its awards criteria that will permit samples and interpolations of previously written songs to be allowed in all Grammy Award songwriting categories, reports Billboard. Previously, samples or interpolations were allowed in only the Best Rap Song category. The change comes in recognition of the craft of writing […]

  • Syleena Johnson Sort of Blames Faith Evans for Grammys Snub

    May 4, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *Syleena Johnson isn’t too happy with Faith Evans. Evans was the only diva to get a Grammy nomination for their compilation album, “R&B Divas.” The album featured the divas from the show, “R&B Divas: Atlanta.” But the Grammys chose to only nominate Evans who appeared on more than 50 percent of the album. And Johnson […]

  • Beyoncé’s Grammy Performance Spawns Disrespectful ‘Whore’ Headline From UK Publication

    Jan 30, 14 by Qwest7 99 Comments

    *It was only a matter of time, but Beyoncé’s performance at this year’s Grammy Awards was bound to incite reaction among shocked viewers. Media sources report that the British newspaper UK Metro printed a story featuring the following headline: “‘Whore’ Beyoncé angers parents with raunchy act.” RELATED: Jay Z Labeled ‘Poor Excuse For a Husband’ […]

  • Kendrick Lamar Defends Macklemore’s Grammy Nomination

    Jan 29, 14 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Kendrick Lamar has nothing but love for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, despite the group’s Grammy win for Best Rap Album causing outrage among hip hop fans who felt that Kendrick deserved it for his studio debut, “Good Kid M.A.A.D City.” Macklemore even sent Lamar a text message apologizing for the win, but K.Dot says no […]