Grammy Awards: Beyoncé Leads Nominations with BLM-Inspired ‘Lemonade’

Beyoncé leads all artists with nine nominations at the 2017 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for her Black Lives Matter-inspired album “Lemonade,” while Rihanna, Drake, and Kanye West each earned eight nods and British pop queen Adele was tipped in top categories including Album of the Year for her commercial juggernaut 25.


Stream Ripping: How Google/YouTube Is Slowly Killing the Music Industry

Imagine a world where an Internet “machine” allows you to own any song, free of charge. After a certain amount of time, year after year, free song after free song, the populace will grow to think music is free. It will learn to expect music to be free. They’ll even begin to believe that music should be free. As by far the largest music streamer, that is what YouTube has been doing to music for the better part of a decade – designing an environment, intentionally or not, that is slowly killing the incentive for one of man’s most influential creative outputs.


PEGIDA Hymn Knocks Adele From Top of German Singles Chart

A wordless hymn released to raise funds for the German anti-Islamisation group PEGIDA has knocked British pop sensation Adele off of the top of the Amazon singles chart. The instrumental tune, named “Gemeinsam sind wir stark!” Or “Together we’re strong” has


No Distractions: Adele Quit Social Media to Write Record-Breaking Album

British singer Adele may be ruling the U.S. music charts, but the 25-year-old “Hello” singer has no aspirations to become the queen of social media. The Grammy award winner revealed during a recent interview with TIME magazine how she was able to cut down on distractions while she worked her record-breaking album “25.”