Posts tagged "grammys"

Your Grammys 2016 FAQ: Everything You Need to Know

The biggest night in music is coming up — no, not Grease: Live! That was last month. It's the 58th annual Grammy Awards! When should you tune in?
James Grebey / February 12, 2016

The Ten Things About the 2016 Grammys That Are Gonna Piss Everyone Off

If righteous indignation isn't the reflexive reaction for most folks when watching the Grammys, it's probably at least their preferred mode of viewership. Because really,…
Andrew Unterberger / February 12, 2016

Grammys 2016: Who Should Win, Who Will Win, and Who Was Snubbed?

With the 2016 Grammys coming up this Monday, the SPIN staff takes a look at ten of the biggest categories to determine who should will, who…
SPIN Staff / February 12, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Has Already Won in Every Way, But Sure, He’ll Take a Grammy Too

Back in 2009, just as Kendrick Lamar began to gain notice on blogs such as, he offered this lyric on "I Am (Interlude)," from…
Mosi Reeves / February 11, 2016

Lady Gaga to Lead David Bowie Tribute at the 2016 Grammys

Update: Lady Gaga will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this Sunday's Super Bowl, according to the Associated Press. The singer will open the game at Levi's…
Rachel Brodsky / February 2, 2016

Adele Will Perform at the 2016 Grammys, Because of Course She Will

Update 4: Rihanna will also be performing, the ANTI singer announced on Twitter. Update 3: The Grammys have announced that Chris Stapleton, Bonnie Raitt, and…
James Grebey / January 20, 2016

Grammys to Honor Run-D.M.C. With Lifetime Achievement Award

The legendary rap group Run-D.M.C. will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 2016 Grammys, according to the FADER. It will be the rap collective's first Grammy…
James Grebey / January 13, 2016

Grammy Nominations 2016: Taylor Swift, the Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, and More

The Grammy Award nominations for 2016 have just been announced, and predictably, Taylor Swift's 1989 and Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly have racked up many of the proceedings'
Brennan Carley / December 7, 2015

St. Vincent Recalls ‘Peeing in Cups in Dressing Rooms’ in Amazing Grammy Thank-You Note

Fresh off of winning a Grammy for Best Alternative Album, St. Vincent — a.k.a. Annie Clark — wrote a long thank-you email to her fans.
Rachel Brodsky / February 9, 2015

Kanye West Says Beck Should’ve ‘Given His Award to Beyonce’ at the Grammys

UPDATE: Kanye West has clarified his Grammys opinions this morning in New York City. Speaking to TMZ, who asked if he thought Beck wasn't a…
Rachel Brodsky / February 9, 2015

The 2015 Grammy Performances, Ranked From Worst to First

As much as the Grammys-related conversation today may be about the winners and losers (and Kanye's responses to them, or lack thereof), one thing was…
Andrew Unterberger / February 9, 2015

The Best and Worst Moments of the 2015 Grammys

Music's Biggest Night has come and gone once again, favoring some (Sam Smith and Beck, mostly) and overlooking others (rappers, mostly). From afar, the 57th…
SPIN Staff / February 9, 2015

Grammys 2015 Winners: Sam Smith, Jack White, Beck, and More

The 2015 Grammy Awards are underway! SPIN will be keeping track of all the winners and updating this post throughout the night.  Sam Smith kicked off…
James Grebey / February 8, 2015

Grammys 2015: Who Will Win and Who Should Win?

With the 2015 Grammys coming up this Sunday the SPIN staff takes a look at eight of the biggest categories to determine who should will,…
SPIN Staff / February 5, 2015

Lou Reed and Kraftwerk Are Among the 2015 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees

Lou Reed is being showered with well-deserved praise today. Just a few hours after he was announced as a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee as…
James Grebey / December 16, 2014

Stevie Wonder Will Receive an All-Star Grammys Tribute Next Year

Last year the Grammys honored the Beatles with an all-star special, and this year they're saluting the legendary Stevie Wonder with a two-hour concert. Stevie Wonder:…
James Grebey / December 15, 2014

Grammy Awards Will Allow Samples for Song of the Year

Every song contains traces of its influences. The Grammy Awards will now allow those influences to be outright samples or quotes across all award categories,…
Marc Hogan / June 12, 2014

Josh Homme Drops F-Bombs on Imagine Dragons and the Grammys

Imagine Dragons are waking up to some radioactive words from Josh Homme. During a Queens of the Stone Age show earlier this week in Houston,…
Marc Hogan / February 12, 2014

Kendrick Lamar Is Totally Cool With Losing to Macklemore

Kendrick Lamar has responded to the big Grammys 2014 hip-hop upset, which was summed up by SPIN's Brandon Soderberg as, "Macklemore Wins and the Rest…
Chris Martins / January 29, 2014

President Obama’s State of the Union Address Gets Lucky With 2014 Grammy Memes

Music didn't get an explicit shout-out at last night's State of the Union address, unlike TV's Mad Men. But Music's Biggest Night was very much…
Marc Hogan / January 29, 2014
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