Are Adele & Beyoncé Grammy Frontrunners?


It’s way too early, but is the coveted Grammy for Album of the Year a two woman race between Adele (25) and Beyoncé (Lemonade).  Check out the link below from The Musical Hype to see which artists and albums have the potential to be nominated for album of the year in addition to Adele and Beyoncé. It’s never too early…

9 Most Surprising Albums That Won Album of The Year (Since 2000)


Hmm, sometimes the albums you expect to win the coveted Grammy for Album of the Year don’t. Here are nine instances where such occurred. No. 1 is clearly the most shocking! Also check out the corresponding Ranker list! 1) Herbie Hancock, River: The Joni Letters (2007) Snubbed: Amy Winehouse, Back In Black & Kanye West,…

58th Annual Grammys Miss Bigger Statement With Album Of The Year


Ah another Grammys has come to a close. Overall, the 58th Annual Grammys were pretty predictable without many questionable awards. That said the biggest quibble comes with the album of the year (AGAIN) with Taylor Swift winning her second AOTY with 1989. Wait a minute – hold up? Why is a big, popular album like…

58th Annual Grammy Nomination Predictions – The Urban Categories  


  Ah, more speculation about Grammy nominations! This go-round, how about a look at those urban categories? The frontrunners? Could it be D’Angelo, The Weeknd, and Kendrick Lamar? Best R&B Performance The Weeknd, “The Hills” (Beauty Behind The Madness) D’Angelo, “Sugah Daddy” (Black Messiah) Tyrese, “Shame” (Black Rose) Miguel, “Coffee” (Wildheart) Tamar Braxton, “If I…

Adele Makes Pitch Perfect Return With “Hello”


  Adele • 25 • XL/Columbia • Release Date: November 20, 2015 (album) One of the most arduous tasks following an extended hiatus is returning with the same vigor and fire that you once had. For Adele, it’s understandable that she not follow up 2011 diamond-certified effort 21 quickly – there was no reason to….

The Perception of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (And Their Return…)


Let’s keep things 100% real – ALL-THE-WAY-REAL! For a share of hip-hop fans, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis became a sore subject a couple of years back. What did those guys ever do to anyone? Nothing personal of course, but they shocked the world by beating out Kendrick Lamar for every rap Grammy. Ah, that’s where…

Reasons Why Each 57th Grammy Nominee for Album of the Year Might Win


Sunday night marks music’s grandest occasion – the Grammy Awards! While there are four big categories, none is more coveted than album of the year. Not only is it the most highly desired, it almost always ranks among the most questionable. Save for a few homeruns (OutKast’s Speakerboxxx/The Love Below and Adele’s 21), one could…