But are they “real artists?”
A few Grammy nominees with Minnesota connections won golden gramophones on Sunday night, but the biggest Minnesota winner of all was presenter Prince, according to the reception on Twitter. Prince was on hand to present the album of the year award, which many expected to go to either Beyonce or Sam Smith.
He may have flown under the radar the whole ride, but in the end, Beck came out on top.
Other newly announced collaborations include Brandy Clark with Dwight Yoakam, Ed Sheeran with Herbie Hancock, Questlove and John Mayer, and also Sheeran with ELO’s Jeff Lynne.
Another day, another festival lineup announcement. This time around it’s Boston Calling featuring St. Vincent, Ben Harper and Gerard Way.
If you’re a music lover living in the South, you need to get out your calendar right now.
It was probably a surprise to everyone when Beck’s “Morning Phase” earned a GRAMMY nomination for Album of the Year. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t check it out.
This year’s Album of the Year nominees include Beck Morning Phase, Beyoncé Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran X, Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour and Pharrell Williams GIRL.
In the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.
Of the new album, Beck says “I think at one point we realized there was nothing faster than 60 BPM.”