25 Chart Takeaways: Kendrick Lamar On Top Again


During a quiet week, Kendrick Lamar holds at number one. The highest debuting album comes by way of Action Bronson (Mr. Wonderful). Those and 23 more takeaways you won’t want to miss – with a dash of humor thrown in from your resident music nerd! 1) Kendrick Lamar spends a second week atop the Billboard…

The 100 Best Songs of 2013: Complete!


After a year filled with numerous albums and even more songs, choosing 100 of the best is an incredibly difficult task.  Like with the best albums of 2013, there will be surprises as well as snubs.  Sometimes the snubs are oversights while at other items there are just so many notable songs that some just…

The 100 Best Songs of 2013: Part 3 (#50 – 26)


After a year filled with numerous albums and even more songs, choosing 100 of the best is an incredibly difficult task.  Like with the best albums of 2013, there will be surprises as well as snubs.  Sometimes the snubs are oversights while at other items there are just so many notable songs that some just…

Steve Grand Still Has Folks Talkin’


Being openly gay and a country artist seems like two completely different worlds, but Steve Grand manages to be both of those things.  A few weeks ago, “All American Boy” was the song/video everyone was buzzing about. Yeah, yeah, I know, “Blurred Lines” (Robin Thicke) and “We Can’t Stop” (Miley Cyrus) were actually what was making noise…

Steve Grand Bravely Delivers on “All American Boy”


Steve Grand⎪ “All American Boy” single ⎪ Grand Nation Music⎪⎪ Release Date: July 04, 2013 “I’m nervous/excited/horrified/anxious about the implications of all of the choices I am making (and have made throughout my journey of discovering myself as a man and as a n artist) will have on my future.  This is the story I’ve…