Tagged: Taylor Swift

2016 Grammy Award Nominations Announced

Just this morning, the 2016 Grammy Award nominations were announced.  Of course there’s the expected nominees like Taylor Swift, Mark Ronson and Ed Sheeran.  Kendrick Lamar is the big winner so far with eleven nominations.   Swift had seven nominations includeing Record of the Year and Song of the Year among others.The Weeknd are not to be overlooked and also had...

2015 American Music Awards Round Up

.The AMA (American Music Awards) took place last week.  By now, I’m sure that you’ve heard that Jennifer Lopez killed it.  Seriously.  That woman is 46 years old.  Good. For. Her.  I’ve seen this meme going around and it cracks me up:               The awards took place on Nov. 22.  Nicki Minaj, Florida Georgia...

Vance Joy Sets Out on His Own Headlining Tour in 2016

Vance Joy has been crazy busy in 2015.  This year, the Australian singer-songwriter has already been on tour with Taylor Swift and her 1989 World Tour and performed, in what seems like, every possible summer festival.  Now, Vance Joy has has announced his very own headlining tour across North America in 2016 after he wraps up his tour with Tay-Tay...

MTV Video Music Awards Announces Nominees

So, music videos were in their hey day about 20 years ago.  MTV couldn’t care less about this and so they press on!  Just this morning, MTV announced their nominations for the 2015 Video Music Awards.  Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with five nominations.  Taylor Swift has four, Ed Sheeran has three and Beyonce also has three.  Fans can vote...

Top Songs From Third Week in June

Well, the tour announcements have been in short supply lately.  Really short.  So!! Let’s chat about the top songs, as confirmed by Billboard, for this the third week of June, 2015.  Billboard compiles their list weekly, on Thursdays.  It’s based on sales, radio play and streaming online. I feel pretty good that I know most of the top 10.  Ha. ...

2015 Billboard Music Award Winners

Last night, the 2015 Billboard Music Awards (BMA) were held.  All in all, it was a fairly standard show, hosted by Ludacris and Mrs. John Legend,  Chrissy Tiegan.  Hands down, the biggest winner of night was Taylor Swift for her album, 1989.  She took home eight awards and debuted a new music video.  One Direction took home more than a...

Andy Grammer Headed Out on New Tour

True story, I had never really heard of Andy Grammer before, until last night.  He was performing with the American Idol winner ::spoiler:: Nick.  I was really impressed with what I saw, and I definitely want to hear tons more from this guy!  He was a ton of fun, and his songs were really catchy.  The singer-songwriter just announced a...

Billboard’s Top 100 Artists of 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, Billboard.com once again publishes their Top 100 Lists of 2014.  They have Top 100 lists for nearly every facet of musical interest including; Top Artists, Top New Artists, Top Artists – Duo/Group, Top Artist – Female/Male, Hot 100 Songs, Hot 100 Artists (how this is different from Top Artists is a little beyond me),...

Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for a Teenager

We all know that shopping for teenagers can be one of the most daunting tasks of the holiday season.  Teenagers can a particularly picky and demanding lot and, if you want to avoid undue drama on Christmas morning, you better make sure Santa nails this years’ gift. So what does one get for their favorite teenager this year?  Not clothes.  Let’s face it’s...

Holiday Music Show Round Up

If you can believe it, the holidays are nearly upon us.  For some, it means egg nog, family feuds, too much food and manic shopping excursions.  For many others, it’s an opportunity to take it some good music.  So many cities are hosting big concert events featuring popular performers.  It’s usually a local popular radio station hosting the events.  Below...