The 65th Annual Grammy Awards provided some of the most memorable moments in music history! From Stevie Wonder and Chris Stapleton giving us the collaboration we didn’t know we needed, to First Lady Jill Biden making a surprise appearance AND giving away the first ever ‘Song for Social Change’ award, there was so much to […]


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The biggest night in music is returning to the Big Apple! According to the New York Times, there has been an agreement made between the Mayor of New York Bill de Blasio and executives from Madison Square Garden, CBS and the Recording Academy to bring the Grammy Awards ceremony back to New York for the first […]


Justin Timberlake is not excited about Adele’s win for Album of the Year at the Grammys. But, he’s not necessarily team Beyoncé either. The singer shared his feelings on Wednesday after tweeting about Frank Ocean’s song with Migos and Calvin Harris, “Slide.”  He excitedly posted, “That Calvin Harris/Frank Ocean/Migos tho………” with some fire emojis. Then […]

While Adele won album of the year, she has clearly won big in Beyoncé‘s heart. Adele dedicated part of her award to Beyoncé, while simultaneously slighting the Academy. To further the Bey support, Adele wore a green Givenchy dress on the red carpet with a lemonade pin and shouting out the Beyhive! Here, take a closer […]

If you missed the Grammy’s this past weekend.  One of the biggest highlights of the night was Morris Day & The Time kicking off the Prince tribute by taking it back to 1984 for some “Jungle Love” followed by “The Bird”. Afterward, Bruno Mars mirrored The Artist with an extraordinary rendition of “Let’s Go Crazy”. Let’s get nuts!

Beyoncé's loss to Adele proves the Grammys still have a long way to go.

Chance The Rapper was the real MVP of the 2017 Grammy Awards on Sunday.