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Solange Named Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year Solange Named Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year

Solange Knowles has been named the Harvard Foundation’s “Artist of the Year” for 2018.

Tennessee Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Protect Musicians From Sexual Misconduct Tennessee Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Protect Musicians From Sexual Misconduct

While music hasn’t undergone a reckoning quite like other entertainment industries when it comes to addressing sexual misconduct, many in country music have been speaking up. Kirt Webster, founder of one of the biggest publicity firms in Nashville, was accused of sexual assault, country radio executives have thrown…

Watch the Thrilling Trailer for Janelle Monáe's New Album Dirty Computer Watch the Thrilling Trailer for Janelle Monáe's New Album Dirty Computer

Can you believe it’s been nearly five years since Janelle Monáe’s last album came out?

Kelela Mizanekristos Is America's Sweetheart Kelela Mizanekristos Is America's Sweetheart

The dominance of emotionally narcissistic men in music, Drake and his disciples, has been somewhat exhausting; their object-relationship with women and centering of selfish demands in soft croons like a radio version of three-card monte. But, simultaneously, we’ve been fortunate to have seen women musicians like…

The Music You Love as a Teen Shapes Your Taste Forever The Music You Love as a Teen Shapes Your Taste Forever

As people grow older they’ll still return, time and time again, to the music that first enraptured them as teenagers. So if you’ve ever wondered, “Why the hell are New Kids on the Block still successfully touring despite not having any hits since 1990?,” here’s your answer!

Lana Del Rey Says She's Been Working On a Musical Lana Del Rey Says She's Been Working On a Musical

Lana Del Rey, whose imagination can turn Coachella into a battleground, is reportedly writing a musical.

Iggy Azalea Is Back and Looking For a Savior  Iggy Azalea Is Back and Looking For a Savior 

Once a Grammy nominated artist, Iggy Azalea has been struggling for the past few years. But now she’s back, for a brief moment, with a new song featuring Migos’ member Quavo.

Recording Academy Sets Up Task Force to Recognize More Women in Music, But Women Still Want Neil Portnow to Resign  Recording Academy Sets Up Task Force to Recognize More Women in Music, But Women Still Want Neil Portnow to Resign 

It’s been a very bad week for Recording Academy president Neil Portnow. First, he said that women needed to “step up” if they wanted to be a bigger part of the Grammys after a ceremony that mainly awarded men. Then artists like P!nk and Vanessa Carlton spoke out against him, the latter circulating a petition asking…

Vanessa Carlton Would Walk a Thousand Miles to Get Neil Portnow to Step Down From The Recording Academy Vanessa Carlton Would Walk a Thousand Miles to Get Neil Portnow to Step Down From The Recording Academy

When Recording Academy President Neil Portnow said that women needed to “step up” if they wanted to win Grammys after a particularly dismal ceremony, a comment he later backtracked, many women artists were pissed at him. But nobody seems more hellbent on getting Portnow to step down than Vanessa Carlton.

DJ Who Groped Taylor Swift Is Working in Radio Again  DJ Who Groped Taylor Swift Is Working in Radio Again 

David Mueller, the radio DJ who was recently found guilty of groping Taylor Swift in 2013, just got a new job hosting a radio show under the name ‘Stonewall Jackson,’ the name of a Confederate general.

Sentencing in Rapper 6ix9ine's Child Sex Case Delayed Because He Failed His GED Sentencing in Rapper 6ix9ine's Child Sex Case Delayed Because He Failed His GED

As part of the plea deal rapper 6ix9ine took after pleading guilty to the use of a child in a sexual performance on October 20, 2015, the rising star was ordered to complete his GED. (In this case, the sexual performance involved a 13-year-old girl who appeared nude and engaged in a sex act with another party in a…

Should Women 'Step Up' at the Grammys, or Just Step Away Entirely?   Should Women 'Step Up' at the Grammys, or Just Step Away Entirely?  

When the Grammy nominations were announced back in November, they seemed surprisingly progressive. The public could actually, sort of, vote this year, and there were no white men nominated for Album of the Year, a category that seemed like a shoo-in for Kendrick Lamar, who has inexplicably lost the Best Album race two…

Here Are Your 2018 Grammy Winners Here Are Your 2018 Grammy Winners

It may have been a surprisingly great group of nominees this year at the Grammys, but was it ultimately a great group of winners?

Watch Kesha's Emotional 'Praying' Performance At the Grammys Watch Kesha's Emotional 'Praying' Performance At the Grammys

When it came to addressing the #MeToo movement at the 2018 Grammys, all eyes were on Kesha. The singer-songwriter took the stage during the ceremony to perform her nominated song “Praying,” a moving, frank portrayal of being a victim of abuse, strongly alluding to her years-long legal fight with her producer Dr. Luke,…

Rita Ora And Liam Payne Look Icy and Wealthy in the Video for Their Fifty Shades Free Song Rita Ora And Liam Payne Look Icy and Wealthy in the Video for Their Fifty Shades Free Song

Rita Ora has been waiting a lifetime for love... and the opportunity to actually sing the lead song on a Fifty Shades soundtrack even though she’s been in the franchise since the first movie.

Lady Gaga Is Sad, Sweet, Dramatic, and Outdoorsy in Her 'Joanne' Music Video Lady Gaga Is Sad, Sweet, Dramatic, and Outdoorsy in Her 'Joanne' Music Video

In this soft and quietly sweet video for “Joanne,” Lady Gaga gives us the best version of herself.

The Grammys Needs to Address #MeToo Beyond Kesha  The Grammys Needs to Address #MeToo Beyond Kesha 

The spotlight on the #MeToo movement looks like it will be quite dim at the upcoming Grammys, where just a few musicians have pledged to support Time’s Up by wearing white roses on Sunday. But one highlight of the ceremony will no doubt be Kesha’s performance of her song “Praying.”

Grammys Attendees Encouraged to Wear White Roses in Solidarity With Time's Up Grammys Attendees Encouraged to Wear White Roses in Solidarity With Time's Up

While Hollywood has seen a wave of high-profile firings regarding sexual assault, an initiative which has trickled down to other non-celebrity filled industries through the efforts of Time’s Up, the same hasn’t happened for the music industry.

ThinkGeek Has Vinyl Records, and They're All Up to 60% Off ThinkGeek Has Vinyl Records, and They're All Up to 60% Off

If you weren’t aware (I wasn’t), ThinkGeek carries vinyl. Soundtracks to your favorite movies, video games, and TV shows are all on sale for up to 60% off. From Stranger Things and Star Wars to Cuphead and Legend of Zelda, you can listen to pop culture soundtracks on vinyl and relive those memories.

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