On Friday, the nominations for the Grammys will be announced with a morning announcement for all but one category, Album of the Year, which will be revealed Friday night in a primetime holiday special A Very Grammy Christmas on CBS, featuring performances by Sam Smith, Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5, Ariana Grande, and more.Read more
Fame can be a difficult thing to experience when you’re someone as humble and introverted as Ed Sheeran seems to be. His first album + evoked the type of introspection and naivety that gave him the charm ultimately leading to his worldwide success. But with that success came a loss of innocence and a new perspective that he captures on his second album X.
Ed’s rising status was inevitable given his gradual success over the last three years. It was a given that his sophomore record would be an instant hit. With it sitting at #1 in several countries around the world, Ed is arguably the biggest solo male artist out right now.Read more
It’s a new year and that means a new selection of new music to look forward to. As every online news and information blog wraps up the best of 2013 with a list of what’s coming out in 2014, I’m following suit, if only because this year already has a selection of albums on the horizon that I have my eyes on.Read more