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  • Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith and more will honor Elton John at ‘A Grammy Salute’ event

    Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith and more will honor Elton John at ‘A Grammy Salute’ event

    Two days following the 60th Annual Grammy Awards at New York’s Madison Square Garden, some of the biggest names in pop music will return to the famous venue to perform as a part of “A Grammy Salute” to Sir Elton John. Announced on Friday morning, John is this year’s honoree for the filmed musical...
  • From musical ambassadors to road warriors: Della Mae adds 2018 US tour dates

    From musical ambassadors to road warriors: Della Mae adds 2018 US tour dates

    When Nashville-based bluegrass quintet Della Mae takes to the road in 2018, they'll be hitting a lot of places, including Tennessee, California, Washington, New York and Massachusetts. But wherever they go, it's likely to be more familiar than where they've just been. Della Mae is fresh off a State...
  • Moby announces spring 'tour' dates in Los Angeles and New York

    Moby announces spring 'tour' dates in Los Angeles and New York

    Just a few days following the announcement that Moby will be releasing his fourth album in two years, it was revealed on Wednesday afternoon that the popular DJ will now be performing a pair of shows at Rough Trade in Brooklyn, N.Y. and The Echo in Los Angeles this spring. The shows are scheduled...
  • 2018 Grammy Predictions: Kesha's 'Rainbow' to win Best Pop Vocal Album

    2018 Grammy Predictions: Kesha's 'Rainbow' to win Best Pop Vocal Album

    Kesha proved so many of her detractors wrong. Rainbow, a collection of raw, intimate songs surrounding her personal journey the past several years, is 2017's biggest statement piece. She not only details her struggles of self-doubt, loathing and the darkest moments of her life, she learns to forgive...
  • New York event guide to the holidays and Christmas 2017

    New York event guide to the holidays and Christmas 2017

    The holiday season is here and what better city to celebrate than NYC? The Big Apple is filled with fantastic and festive events for everyone to enjoy before reigning in the New Year. Here are some handy guides to help you manage all the wonderful events and holiday happenings going on in New York...
  • 2018 Grammy predictions: Metallica's 'Hardwired...to Self-Destruct' to win Best Rock Album

    2018 Grammy predictions: Metallica's 'Hardwired...to Self-Destruct' to win Best Rock Album

    Veteran heavy metal band Metallica is ready to scoop up their very first Grammy for Best Rock Album. Having earned only their second-ever nomination in the category in over 36 years ⎯⎯ their previous and only other appearance came in 2009 for Death Magnetic ⎯⎯ the band is an early frontrunner for...
  • 2018 Grammy predictions: Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' to win Best Rap Album

    2018 Grammy predictions: Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' to win Best Rap Album

    Kendrick Lamar is about to have a big night. In his career, he has 29 total Grammy nominations, and his previous album, 2015's To Pimp a Butterfly, resulted in a number of wins at the 2016 ceremony, including Best Rap Album, Rap Song and Rap/Sung Performance. Armed with the critically-heralded DAMN...
  • 2018 Grammy predictions: LCD Soundsystem's 'American Dream' to win Best Alternative Music Album

    2018 Grammy predictions: LCD Soundsystem's 'American Dream' to win Best Alternative Music Album

    Less than five years after their split, LCD Soundsystem made a grandiose return with their fourth studio set. American Dream arrived to much critical fanfare and became the group's first No. 1 on the Billboard 200, shifting 85,000 equivalent units. While the Recording Academy does not hang their hat...
  • 2018 Grammy predictions: Chris Stapleton's 'From a Room, Vol. 1' to win Best Country Album

    2018 Grammy predictions: Chris Stapleton's 'From a Room, Vol. 1' to win Best Country Album

    Two years ago, Chris Stapleton completely flipped mainstream country on its head. Armed with his guitar, alongside pop star Justin Timberlake, Stapleton stormed the the CMA establishment with his scraggly beard and thunderous, whiskey-soaked voice. He seemingly came out of nowhere ⎯⎯ although...
  • A$AP Ferg announces 2018 Mad Man Tour

    A$AP Ferg announces 2018 Mad Man Tour

    Rapper A$AP Ferg will continue to strive in 2018. The 29-year-old emcee has announced the initial dates on his 2018 Mad Man tour, which sees him trekking across the U.S. and Canada next spring. 31 dates are scheduled along the tour leg between February and April. View the complete list of tour dates...
  • 2018 Grammy predictions: Kesha to win Best Pop Solo Performance

    2018 Grammy predictions: Kesha to win Best Pop Solo Performance

    No one had a more deserving comeback than Kesha this year. "I had to learn to fight for myself," she pounds on her single "Praying," which saw the singer become the most honest she had ever been in her music. The stark piano ballad anchors her latest studio record, Rainbow, and first collection in...
  • Cardi B's 'Bodak Yellow' gets a dance party started in a New York City subway

    Cardi B's 'Bodak Yellow' gets a dance party started in a New York City subway

    It's a song that's moving the masses – literally. Rapping sensation Cardi B has had a banner year in 2017, signing her first major label recording contract with Atlantic Records and releasing her debut commercial single "Bodak Yellow." The song quickly became a massive hit in North America, claiming...
  • 2018 Grammy predictions: Khalid to win Best New Artist

    2018 Grammy predictions: Khalid to win Best New Artist

    Khalid has a commanding presence. Not only in his personal bubble but in the overarching story of 2017, he has been everywhere. And he's just 19 years old. He issued his excellent, aching and honest debut full-player American Teen back in March, and the remarkably-wise performer, who grew up all...
  • 2018 Grammy predictions: Julia Michaels' 'Issues' to win Song of the Year

    2018 Grammy predictions: Julia Michaels' 'Issues' to win Song of the Year

    There are few breakout songwriters as vital to today's pop scene as Julia Michaels. Behind such hits as Selena Gomez's "Hands to Myself" and "Bad Liar," Fifth Harmony's "All in My Head (Flex)" and Justin Bieber's "Friends" (and a slew of other sterling hits and deep cuts), the singer-songwriter has...
  • 2018 Grammy predictions: Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' to take home Album of the Year

    2018 Grammy predictions: Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.' to take home Album of the Year

    In a refreshing swerve, Album of the Year veers away from the predictable for some of the year's truly dynamic and compelling creators. Kendrick Lamar, whose last album To Pimp a Butterfly lost this category in 2016 to Taylor Swift's massive 1989, is back with his latest record, DAMN., which is also...
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    Photos: Aqueous bring their groovy rock jams to Rough Trade NYC

    One of the last times Aqueous made the trip to New York City was over the summer when they spent the evening warming the crowd up for jam/rock veterans Umphrey’s McGee at Central Park SummerStage. On Friday it was Aqueous’ turn to pull in a headline-worthy crowd and get the weekend started with some...
  • Terminal 5 in NYC to host the last Pizza Zoo party of the year

    Terminal 5 in NYC to host the last Pizza Zoo party of the year

    Terminal 5 in New York City is the location of the final Pizza Zoo party of 2017. The event takes place on Dec. 30 and will kick off at Dec. 30. The event is labeled an "adult pizza party" and will include all the pizza people can eat from Williamsburg Pizza as well as a giant dance party to burn...
  • 2018 Grammy predictions: 'Despacito' to take home Record of the Year

    2018 Grammy predictions: 'Despacito' to take home Record of the Year

    The genre-bending, multi-cultural "Despacito" is the unequivocal Song of the Year. Featuring a remix with pop singer Justin Bieber, the reggaeton-pop smash (from Latin artist Luis Fonsi, along with Daddy Yankee) was recently certified eight-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of...
  • Boogie T. and SQUNTO to 'Strike Back' on 2018 co-headlining tour

    Boogie T. and SQUNTO to 'Strike Back' on 2018 co-headlining tour

    Dubstep will strike back in the form of a co-headlining tour for DJs Boogie T. and SQUNTO in 2018. The two friends have announced the Boogie T. and SQUNTO Strike Back tour, which will have them using the force of bass across U.S. venues this spring. Check out the full tour itinerary below. Using the...
  • Gramatik announces North American RE:COIL Tour

    Gramatik announces North American RE:COIL Tour

    Gramatik has announced the upcoming North American leg of his Re:Coil World Tour, with 31 concerts set to take him around the U.S. and Canada throughout winter and into spring. Revealed on Thursday afternoon, the tour will pick up right where the Slovenian producer and DJ left off with his European...
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