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The 2015 Grammys Were The Whitest In 35 Years

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 02.11.2015 | Entertainment

Just like the Oscars, conversation has been stirring about the whitewashing of the Grammys. In the past six years, Best Rap Album has gone to a white ...

Grammys Continue To Be Tone Deaf With Best New Artist Nominations

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.05.2014 | Entertainment

The Recording Academy announced the 2015 Grammy nominations on Friday and the acts in the running for Best New Artist include Iggy Azalea, Brandy Clar...

I Rather Hear About the "Journey" Then About "Going Viral"

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Benkovic

Overnight success stories or viral sensations are fascinating and will remain a staple in our culture (at least for now). But the journey of how a person got to the point of success is just as fascinating for many.

Huge Win For Newcomers Macklemore And Ryan Lewis

Posted 01.29.2014 | Entertainment

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis took home the award for Best New Artist at the 2014 Grammys, beating out James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, Kacey Musgraves and Ed...

The 2014 Grammy Best New Artist Nominees

Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kacey Musgraves, James Blake, Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran were nominated for Best New Artist during Friday's "The GRAMMY No...

Meet The 'Best New Artists'

VOXXI | Posted 11.15.2013 | Latino Voices

The 14th annual Latin Grammy Awards category for Best New Artist includes a diverse list of musicians, ranging in genres and countries. These are the ...

30 Great New-ish Bands

Next Avenue | Posted 02.27.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Suzanne Gerber You don’t have to throw out Little Feat to make room for Fleet Foxes Google “ways to discover ...

Here's Your Best New Artist

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment

Fun. took home the award for Best New Artist at this year's Grammys, beating out Frank Ocean, the Alabama Shakes, Hunter Hayes, and the Lumineers. ...

Kia Makarechi

Fun. Singer On Writing Sad Songs For The Radio | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.24.2013 | Entertainment

Nate Ruess is 30 years old and has been a published musician for over a decade, but at this year's Grammys, he'll face Frank Ocean, Hunter Hayes, The ...

The Year's 13 Breakout Music Stars

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment

Despite being dominated almost entirely by "Call Me Maybe" and "Somebody That I Used to Know," 2012 turned out to be a pretty strong year in music. ...

Best New Artist Nominees Announced

Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment

Best New Artist Grammy nominees have been announced, with Frank Ocean among those who will face off at the Feb. 10 broadcast of the 55th Annual Grammy...

Bon Iver Wins Best New Artist, Feels Conflicted About It

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 02.13.2012 | Home

Even though Bon Iver won two Grammys last night for their self-titled album, the awards show still makes lead singer Justin Vernon squirm. "It's r...

It's Time To Fix The Grammys' Best New Artist Category

Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment

Imagine you're at a car dealership and you ask the salesman to show you the best new models. You're checking them out, giddy to see this year's cream ...