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Grammy Facts: Blurred Genre Lines and a Retiree Revolution

Grammy Facts: Blurred Genre Lines and a Retiree Revolution

By Kristin M. Hall | Nov 24, 2021

With new rules in place this year and a promise to regain trust among its members, the Recording Academy released its nominations on Tuesday for its 64th Grammy Awards. Here are some facts about this year's nominees.

Musician Jon Batiste Leads Grammy Award Nominations with 11

Musician Jon Batiste Leads Grammy Award Nominations with 11

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Nov 23, 2021

Jon Batiste might be the Grammys biggest surprise: The multi-genre performer and recent Oscar winner made such an impression on voters that he scored the most nominations with 11 on Tuesday.

Grammy Nominations to be Announced after Sweeping Changes

Grammy Nominations to be Announced after Sweeping Changes

Nov 23, 2021

The Recording Academy will announce nominees for its 64th Grammy Awards on Tuesday morning, but it'll be the first year selections have been made after some sweeping changes.

Review: '30' Well Worth the Six-Year Wait

Review: '30' Well Worth the Six-Year Wait

By JC Alvarez | Nov 22, 2021

The long-awaited album from Adele is finally here.

Hitmakers BTS Stamp their Authority on American Music Awards

Hitmakers BTS Stamp their Authority on American Music Awards

By Mark Kennedy | Nov 22, 2021

South Korean superstars BTS were crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, brushing aside challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake and The Weeknd as they took home a total of three awards.

Review: 'Raise The Roof' Pushes the Boundaries

Review: 'Raise The Roof' Pushes the Boundaries

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 19, 2021

"Raise the Roof" continues onward from 2007's "Raising Sand" without ever feeling like a retreat of that album, with startlingly subdued but expressive performances by Plant and Krauss.

EDGE's New Music Friday: Adele, 100 gecs, Mr Twin Sister & More

EDGE's New Music Friday: Adele, 100 gecs, Mr Twin Sister & More

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 19, 2021

Welcome to EDGE's New Music Friday, our guide to the best singles and albums released every week, including new releases from Adele, 100 gecs, Mr Twin Sister, and more!

Lena Hall: Broadway's Shining Star Returns to Feinstein's

Lena Hall: Broadway's Shining Star Returns to Feinstein's

By Jim Gladstone | Nov 16, 2021

Departing from her guest-star turn as a chanteuse on the hit sci-fi TV show "Snowpiercer," SF-raised Lena Hall, also of "Hedwig" and "Kinky Boots" fame, returns to Feinstein's ballroom to perform her new cabaret concert.

Simply Marvelous: Chris Conde, Queer-Conscious Rapper

Simply Marvelous: Chris Conde, Queer-Conscious Rapper

By Gregg Shapiro | Nov 16, 2021

Chris Conde, the Austin-based self-proclaimed "thicc, queer Mexican" rapper, unleashes a sophomore album, "Engulfed in the Marvelous Decay."

K-Pop Band TWICE Basking in Global Popularity, Plans US Tour

K-Pop Band TWICE Basking in Global Popularity, Plans US Tour

By Juwon Park | Nov 16, 2021

TWICE, the nine-member K-pop band with over 9 million Twitter followers, says they feel their growing popularity overseas.

MTV EMAs Show in Hungary Highlights Support for LGBTQ People

MTV EMAs Show in Hungary Highlights Support for LGBTQ People

Nov 15, 2021

The 2021 MTV European Music Awards show in Hungary was a ceremony that was both a celebration of the year's biggest musical artists and a statement of support for LGBTQ people in the event's host country.

Watch: Lil Nas X Finds Out Boyfriend Is Married on 'Maury Show' Teaser

Watch: Lil Nas X Finds Out Boyfriend Is Married on 'Maury Show' Teaser

By Emell Adolphus | Nov 13, 2021

Lil Nas X visited the "Maury Show" where he confronted his bf about his secret marriage.

EDGE's New Music Friday: Taylor Swift, Avril Lavigne, Little Mix, Beach House & More

EDGE's New Music Friday: Taylor Swift, Avril Lavigne, Little Mix, Beach House & More

By Jason St. Amand | Nov 13, 2021

Welcome to EDGE's New Music Friday, our guide to the best singles and albums released every week! This week we get new releases from Taylor Swift, Avril Lavigne, Beach House, and more!

Chris Stapleton Takes 6 at CMA Awards, Combs Wins Top Prize

Chris Stapleton Takes 6 at CMA Awards, Combs Wins Top Prize

By Andrew Dalton and Kristin M. Hall | Nov 12, 2021

Chris Stapleton was the big winner with six trophies including song and album of the year and Luke Combs claimed the biggest prize with entertainer of the year at the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night.

Brothers Osborne Bring Message of Inclusivity to CMA Stage

Brothers Osborne Bring Message of Inclusivity to CMA Stage

By Kristin M. Hall | Nov 11, 2021

When the Brothers Osborne take the stage at the CMA Awards on Wednesday, the award-winning duo will have a powerful message for fans who sometimes feel like outsiders — an experience that they know all too well.

Josie Cotton's More Than Johnny's Girl

Josie Cotton's More Than Johnny's Girl

By Gregg Shapiro | Nov 9, 2021

In 1982, Josie Cotton released her debut album "Convertible Music," containing the campy new wave single "Johnny, Are You Queer?" She's done much more since then, but was happy to chat about the old days, before her Nov. 13 SF concert at Great Northern.

Review: ABBA Offer Fresh Timeless Tunes with 'Voyage'

Review: ABBA Offer Fresh Timeless Tunes with 'Voyage'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 9, 2021

ABBA's first album in 40 years offers a slate of songs that easily sit alongside other indelible tunes in their impressive body of work.

What Doesn't Stay in Vegas — Cabaret's Carol O'Shaughnessy Recalls her 'Rat Pack' Experience

What Doesn't Stay in Vegas — Cabaret's Carol O'Shaughnessy Recalls her 'Rat Pack' Experience

By John Amodeo | Nov 8, 2021

What doesn't stay in Vegas. Boston cabaret performer Carol O'Shaughnessy recalls her brush with the 'Rat Pack' in Vegas.

Tens of Thousands Mourn Brazilian Country Music Singer

Tens of Thousands Mourn Brazilian Country Music Singer

By Eraldo Peres and Diane Jeantet | Nov 7, 2021

Struck with grief, tens of thousands of fans gathered Saturday to pay tribute to Marília Mendonça, one of Brazil's most popular singers who was killed a day earlier in an airplane crash at age 26.

8 Dead, Several Injured at Astroworld Festival in Houston

8 Dead, Several Injured at Astroworld Festival in Houston

Nov 6, 2021

Officials in Texas say at least eight people are dead and several others injured in a crowd surge at the Astroworld Festival.

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