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The 5 Most Important People in Music Right Now

The 5 Most Important People in Music Right Now

Originally posted 04/13/2014 04:00PM

Beyoncé tops our list; who else makes the cut?

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Be 'Happy': Pharrell Will Perform During NBA All-Star Game

Pharrell Williams to Headline NBA All-Star Game Performance

Originally posted 02/06/2014 10:00AM

Basketball fans, get "Happy": Pharrell Williams will open this year's NBA All-Star Game.

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Macklemore Texts (and Instagrams) Kendrick Lamar Apology  for Grammy Win | Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar

UpdatePosted 01/27/2014 05:30PM

Macklemore Texts Apology to Kendrick Lamar for Grammy Win (and Then Instagrams It)

Originally posted 01/27/2014 04:00PM

As a rapper who got his start on Youtube, it makes sense that Macklemore turned to social media to speak his latest message.

Macklemore, in a total Macklemore move, texted fellow MC Kendrick Lamar to apologize for beating him at Sunday night's Grammy awards. As the only white artist nominated in the best rap album category, Macklemore triumphed over Lamar's critically acclaimed debut Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City, as well as albums by Drake, Jay Z and Kanye West.

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Lorde and Beyoncé Dominated the 15.2 Million Grammy Night Tweets | Lorde

UpdatePosted 01/27/2014 02:00PM

Lorde and Beyoncé Dominated the 15.2 Million Grammy Night Tweets

Originally posted 01/27/2014 09:00AM

Music lovers were rocking their keyboards Sunday night during the 56th Grammy Awards. According to Twitter, the event inspired over 15.2 million Tweets during its East Coast airing.

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What's an Awards Show Without Taylor Swift Dancing in the Audience? | Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Really Enjoyed the Imagine Dragons/Kendrick Lamar Mashup

Originally posted 01/26/2014 11:00PM



While popular opinion of the Grammys mashup of Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar appeared to be divided, there's definitely one person who enjoyed it: Taylor Swift.

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How to Explain the Best New Artist Grammy Category to Elderly Relatives

Explaining the Best New Artist Grammy Category to Elderly Relatives

Originally posted 01/23/2014 09:00AM

Few categories at this weekend's Grammy Awards are as simultaneously coveted and mocked as that of "Best New Artist," an honor that's gone both to such best-selling acts as Adele and The Beatles and such curious outliers as Milli Vanilli and The Starland Vocal Band. Every few years, the Grammy goes to a performer all but unknown to the majority of Americans (See: Esperanza Spalding, or – though not a "Best New Artist" pick – 2011 "Album of the Year" winner Arcade Fire.)

So, if you're planning to watch the Grammys this Sunday with any of your ... not-quite-hip relatives, here's a guide for introducing them to 2014's "Best New Artist" hopefuls:

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Taylor Swift, Pink to Rock This Year's Grammy Performance Lineup

Taylor Swift, Pink to Rock This Year's Grammy Performance Lineup

Originally posted 01/07/2014 02:20PM

This year's lineup of who's performing at the Jan. 26 Grammy Awards has just been announced, and the show really promises to rock.

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Why Justin Timberlake Thinks He Isn't Cool | Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake Doesn't Think He's Cool

Originally posted 11/12/2013 08:00AM

While he seems like the very embodiment of "cool," Justin Timberlake doesn't use that word to describe himself.

"Listen, I'm not cool," the singer, dancer and actor says in the "Men of The Year" issue of GQ. "Being cool is about keeping your blood pressure steady. So no. Don't be cool. Be passionate. Be dedicated. Be tenacious. Be uncompromising. Be pissed. Be happy. Be sad."

Timberlake, 32, goes on to explain that not being "cool," often means doing the opposite of what's expected of him, like playing a high-stakes gambler in Runner Runner alongside Ben Affleck or appearing in sketches on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon every night for Timberweek.

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Lady Gaga, Luke Bryan and More to Perform at the American Music Awards

Lady Gaga, Luke Bryan and More to Perform at the American Music Awards

Originally posted 10/31/2013 09:00AM

A Miley Cyrus-Lady Gaga collaboration? We can always hope.

Both stars are set to take the stage at this year's American Music Awards ceremony, which will bring together the top-selling artists across all genres.

While Cyrus was already announced as a performer on the show, which will be held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Nov. 24, producers have added some other big names to the lineup.

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Eminem Unveils Tracklist for New Album, Featuring Rihanna & Kendrick Lamar

Eminem Unveils Tracklist for Marshall Mathers LP 2 Featuring Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar

Originally posted 10/12/2013 04:30PM

Eminem is back in the game – and he's corralled some big-name reinforcements to help him out.

The rapper has revealed the tracklist to his upcoming album, Marshall Mathers LP 2, which hits stores on Nov. 5 and features a roster of A-list collaborators that includes Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Nate Ruess and Skylar Grey.

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