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…

The 10 Best Songs Of 2016 from 2015

Compiling year-end lists is hardly a definitive thing considering songs don’t always find their prominence in the same year of their release. In order to give recognition to the songs that would have made the cut for 2015 had they been released a little sooner or for 2016 had they been released a little later,…

Playlist – Lady: A Celebration Of Women In Music

For as significant an impact female artists have had on music, the general recognition of their work has been undeniably disproportionate. In honor of Women’s History Month, here’s a playlist honoring the many female artists who have played such an important part in music and its many evolutions. From rock to pop to country to hip hop…

THE 100 BEST SONGS OF 2015

As 2015 comes to and end, it’s time to look back onthe year’s greatest tracks. With a clear pace-change in electronica, a fight for integrity in hip hop, some legends being made, newcomers being introduced, and some huge comebacks in the mix, it has certainly been a noteworthy year. From massive hits to some key cuts, here are…

The Future Rock & Roll Hall Of Famers: The 2015 Update

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame may not be perfect, but it is currently the only measurable plateau for legends to be immortalized for their contributions to music. Rock and roll started out as very specific genre, but has been stretched and twisted and infused and dissected to the point where the list of…

The 100 Best Songs Of The 2010s… So Far (50-01)

As we reach the halfway point of the decade, let’s take a look back at some of the best musical moments of the last five years! From alternative rock’s surprising reign to R&B’s resurgence, to pop’s continued evolution, here are the 100 best songs of the 2010s… so far! 100-51 | 50-01 | PLAYLIST 50. “Happy”…