It's that time of year again! The Recording Academy once again is rounding up music's biggest stars out of their penthouse apartments to celebrate the year's biggest musical accomplishments in a room barely big enough to fit all of that money and flagrant narcissism (sorry, Kanye). This year featured many surprises when the nominations were…Read more 2017 Grammy Awards: Who Comes Out On Top?
It was the shot heard round the world. 2016 was taking it's last victim before being booted out the door. And where best to do it but at the heart of our celebration of it's demise? That's right. Mariah Carey became the final victim of a heartless year, when technical troubles tarnished her performance on…Read more Mariah Carey vs. NYE: The Real Reason We Are/Should Be Mad
As of today, Ginger Jesus himself, Ed Sheeran, has returned to us simple people and gifted us with, not one, but TWO new songs. It's been two years since Sheeran has released new music, and since winning a Grammy for his song "Thinking Out Loud", expectations from his fans and even those that aren't, are…Read more Two Years Later, Ed Sheeran Has Returned!
Let's all admit it: 2016 kind of sucked. It was full of surprises, both good and bad, and a lot of the time, it seemed the bad was outweighing the good (no, I am NOT about to get political). However, there is always a silver lining, though I'm personally not one that is used to…Read more Music’s Highs and Lows in 2016
Lady Gaga has returned to the pop world, and delivered an album that for listeners is, in every possible way, disarming. Pulling influences from every possible direction, the woman who has made a name for herself by being the most delightfully unpredictable artist in the industry released an album that does something not many artists have…Read more Welcome Back, Lady Gaga: “Joanne” Has Arrived
Starting note: I'm no business expert. I'm a college student for God's sake, I have no degree (yet) to back up anything I say here, but I have a feeling that anyone with any business sense (and common sense, for that matter) would agree with me on this one here. Networking is challenging at points,…Read more Networking 101: How NOT To Network, As Told by The Chainsmokers
Just as every known science can be broken down into a formula, so can the business of music, as sad as that is to say. Why is it sad? Well, music was once viewed as an art form, but sadly, it's been so transformed into a money making machine that a person with no actual…Read more The Pop Music Formula: Relevancy