An Open Letter To The NFL…

Right on schedule, the rumors are swirling about who will fill the coveted headline slot at the 2018 Super Bowl Half Time show. Since the early 1990s, this performance has steadily become one of, if not the most prestigious musical event of the year. Over the last decade, the performance has become a stepping stone for…

An Open Letter To The Grammys…

The Grammys are commonly touted as “Music’s Biggest Night.” The event has hardly ever been perfect, but without much realistic competition, the claim tends to hold up. Artists of the highest caliber show up to accept their awards and perform, and newcomers often view their involvement as a right of passage or a promotion to the elite. Winning…

2017 Grammy Predictions

It’s Grammy time again! This Sunday, music’s biggest names will once again gather to commemorate the past year of music and battle it out for top honors. With Beyoncé (of course) leading the pack with an outstanding 9 nominations spanning several genres and categories, it’s to be seen if this will be her year, or if…

Review: Lady Gaga At Half Time

The Super Bowl Half Time show is, no doubt, the most coveted performance in music every year. Following a overly prolonged streak of safe (rather, nipple-free) headliners (see McCartney, see Petty, see Springsteen, etc.) the powers that be have re-established a more contemporary, pop-oriented presence…even after a rocky start in the form of the Black…