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Track By Track: Stats - 'Other People's Lives'

None London's Stats are a new dance pop band with a funky brand of electropop that has roots in glorious technicolor '80s synthpop, '70s art rock/Krautrock, and a bit of light disco froth on top. The blend is thoroughly modern and every track is carefully constructed and composed. Other People's Lives is the group's debut album releasing today via Memphis Industries. Stats recorded the songs with a full band on jam mode at London's RAK Studios to capture the true immediacy of live performanc...
Tags: Feature, Music, London, America, Stats, Pop, Chicago, John, ESG, Levi, Michelle, Yamaha, Duncan, Nicole, Isobel, Tony Soprano

The Grammys Celebrated Women. So, What's Next?

In the year after #MeToo, women in music have thrived, despite having to function in an industry that still downplays their achievements and marginalizes them. This year’s Grammy awards set the tone for a women-lead year, if you want it. Women dominatied with wins in the pop, R&B, country, and roots categories, while Cardi B made history as the solo first woman to take home the Best Rap Album Grammy. Kacey Musgraves was given the Album of the Year trophy and Dua Lipa nabbed Best New Artist, whi...
Tags: Spotify, Fashion, Music, Kacey Musgraves, New York City, Alicia Keys, Musgrave, Grammys, Deb, Recording Academy, Emily Lazar, Cardi, Dua Lipa, Volpe, Keyes, Nylon Studios

Grammys 2019: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

2019 might be some kind of cosmic turning point in the history of the Grammys: The first show where the conversation was more about who didn’t perform than who did. Ariana Grande’s fuck-this-shit refusal to play ball with the notorious Grammy-production dumbfucks revealed just how completely this was a show in … More »
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Aretha Franklin, List, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Ne-yo, Grammys, St. Vincent, Diana Ross

Why the 61st Annual Grammy Awards Telecast Was the Queerest, Fiercest, and the Best Yet

None Even if you didn't watch it, you knew that this year's Grammys were like any other's year's Grammy Award telecast: it was simply far, far too long.Yet that wasn't the only negative to be noted on the ceremony's 61st iteration. This time around, there were far too few awards were given out during the televised portion, several acceptance speech winners were played off (and twice abruptly cut off), one of the night's big winners wasn't even there (Childish Gambino/Donald Glover), and Recordi...
Tags: Feature, Music, Katy Perry, Alicia Keys, Dolly Parton, Smokey Robinson, Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Motown records, St. Vincent, James Corden, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Staples Center

St. Vincent – “Masseduction” Video

One of the unquestionable highlights of last nights Grammy Awards was the unlikely spectacle of St. Vincent and Dua Lipa, styled to look just like each other and showing way more chemistry than you'd ever expect from a thrown-together Grammy performance, twining each other's respective songs "Masseduction" and "One Kiss" together. This was … More »
Tags: Video, Music, St. Vincent, Dua Lipa

Childish Gambino Win Big at 2019 GRAMMYs (Full Winners List)

Childish Gambino won big at the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards on Sunday night (Feb. 10). Despite not attending music’s biggest night, the artist/actor took home ‘Song of the Year,’ ‘Record of the Year,’ ‘Best Music Video’ and ‘Best Rap/Sung Performance’ for his Billboard smash-hit “This Is America.” Cardi B made history, becoming the first solo female artist to win ‘Best Rap Album’ for her multi-platinum debut, Invasion of Privacy. Drake, who reportedly passed on performing at this year’s show, m...
Tags: Kacey Musgraves, Christina Aguilera, Awards, America, Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Drake, Pharrell Williams, Grammy Awards, Grammys, Miguel, Music News, Janelle Monae, Morton, Thompson, Jay Rock

Dua Lipa's Metallic Nails Were The Highlight Of The Grammys

The Grammy Awards, a.k.a. the biggest night in music, is a go-hard or go-home type of event — especially in the beauty department. Celebrities pull out their wildest looks and pair it with equally wild hair, makeup, and nails.Dua Lipa got the memo, but took a different approach. The singer walked the carpet with her signature sleek bob and fairly neutral makeup. But the real magic happened when you looked a little closer, specifically down at her nails.Lipa is no stranger to rocking cool nail a...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Ricky Martin, Kimmie Kyees, Dua Lipa, LIPA, BetterMichelle Obama, Grammys MustacheChrissy Teigen

Grammys 2019: Dua Lipa Wins Best New Artist

Dua Lipa has won the Grammys for Best New Artist. "I just want to say how honored I am to be nominated alongside so many incredible female artists," she said during her acceptance speech. "I guess this year we've really stepped up." Her self-titled debut album came out in 2017. She's probably best known for … More »
Tags: Music, News, Grammys, Dua Lipa

Grammys 2019: Cardi B and Drake take awards at show packed with performances – live

The awards show has been dominated by live performances, including Lady Gaga and Brandi Carlile and tributes to Dolly Parton and Diana Ross, and so far Drake, H.E.R. and Cardi B have gotten major wins 4.22am GMT Hmmmmmumm.... 4.21am GMT Back on stage so soon, British singer Dua Lipa has taken home one of the night’s biggest awards, winning out in a competitive category. She’s cut off with music incredibly fast though, another sign that producers are aware of h...
Tags: Music, Culture, Awards and prizes, Alicia Keys, Dolly Parton, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, Drake, Diana Ross, Cardi B, Cardi, Brandi Carlile, Dua Lipa, Grammy awards 2019

Grammys 2019: Dua Lipa Performs With St. Vincent

St. Vincent won two Grammys tonight. Her song "Masseduction" snagged the award for Best Rock Song and her LP by the same name won Best Recording Package. She performed at the ceremony alongside Dua Lipa, who won Best New Artist. More »
Tags: Video, Music, St. Vincent, Grammys, Dua Lipa

Who Will Win At The 2019 Grammys? We Think We Know

Music's biggest night, the Grammys, is coming up this weekend, and whether you're placing bets on an office pool, or just want to know who is going to win in advance, Refinery29 has got you covered. We looked over the nominees in the top four categories (and a few more for fun) to predict who will win (and we will get into who should win, because sometimes the world is unjust).This is the true story of who WILL win a Grammy at the 2019 ceremony and why we think they're taking home the gold — as...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Beyonce, Jay Z, America, Sufjan Stevens, New York Times, Bradley Cooper, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Taylor, Grammys, Academy, Miguel, Zedd, Gaga

Predicting The 2019 Grammy Winners

It's that time of year again: the time when we as a culture must reckon with the insane/mundane prestige-populist fever dream that is Grammy logic. More »
Tags: Music, Nick Jonas, Nicki Minaj, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Charli Xcx, Bradley Cooper, Kendrick Lamar, Chris Brown, Meghan Trainor, Lady Gaga, Drake, Tyga, Pitbull, 5 Seconds Of Summer, Grammys

St. Vincent & Dua Lipa Performing Together At The Grammys

The Recording Academy announced that St. Vincent will perform with Dua Lipa this Sunday at the 2019 Grammy Awards. St. Vincent's MASSEDUCTION is nominated for Best Alternative Rock Album and the title track is up for Best Rock Song. Dua Lipa is nominated in the Best New Artist category. More »
Tags: Music, News, Mark Ronson, Lady Gaga, St. Vincent, Grammys, Vincent, Travis Scott, Annie Clark, Recording Academy, Dua Lipa, Chloe x Halle, Best Rock Song Dua Lipa

Pop 2.0: how globalised music created a new kind of star

English is no longer the lingua franca of pop music, and its alpha stars – Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga – are an endangered speciesIn a recent episode of the New York Times Popcast, the paper’s critic, Jon Caramanica, recalled the week in August where K-pop seven-piece BTS and Puerto Rican star Ozuna’s respective albums debuted inside the US Top 10. “I remember looking at that and being, like, oh, this is it – this is the new pop order. This is not seven sub-genres ascendin...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Youtube, US, Rap, Culture, Pop and rock, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Drake, Prince, Michael Jackson

28 Makeup Looks Anyone Can Copy In February

Back in 2016 Instagram added the "saved" section to every profile, and the beauty game was changed forever. Gone were the days of screenshotting a notable makeup look or palette to buy, only to lose it in the mess of photos in our camera roll. Now, if we spy something we love, we can simply click "save" and add it to our private vault of inspiration images.That being said, inspiration can still be hard to find when you're inundated with hundreds — no, thousands — of images daily. That's why we ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Emma Stone, Anne Hathaway, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Halsey, Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Lily Collins, Dua Lipa, Fiona Stiles, Sabrina Carpenter, Lucy Boynton, Mary Phillips, Lemonhead

Backstreet’s Back, But It’s Not Alright

In the Backstreet Boys' video for 1998 mega-hit "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)," the group's tour bus breaks down outside what turns out to be a haunted house. Reluctantly, they decide to stay the night, after which "Thriller"-style horror hijinks ensue. The boys in the band appear in costume as various kinds of ghoulish creatures. If you … More »
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Christina Aguilera, Future, Ariana Grande, Mark Ronson, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Carly Rae Jepsen, Meek Mill, Tove Lo, J. Cole, Cardi B, Troye Sivan, The Week In Pop

Grammys + IBM + Muzooka = New AI Powered GRAMMYconnect

The Grammys have created a new site that traces the connections - both obvious and wonderfully obscure - between the 19,000 artists and individuals that have been nominated for or won a Grammy over the years. Created by Havas, GRAMMYconnect leverages IBM Watson's artificial intelligence to comb the web, along with artist information from Muzooka and  When it went live, Watson Discovery identified more than 20 million connections between artists, industry professionals, and ot...
Tags: Music, Ibm Watson, Albania, Grammys, Bruce Houghton, Havas, Dua Lipa, Bebe Rexha, Evan Greene, Watson Discovery, Muzooka, Recording Academy Muzooka

Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie Lead 2019 BRIT Award Nominations

The nominations for the 2019 BRIT Awards have been announced. Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa, who won British Female Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act last year, lead the pack with four nominations each. Lipa is up for both British Single and British Video for two songs, "IDGAF" and her Calvin Harris collab "One … More »
Tags: Music, News, Brit awards, Calvin Harris, Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, LIPA, Dua Lipa Anne Marie Lead

Nielsen Music 2018 Report: On-Demand Streams Up 49%

Nielsen Music has released it 2018 Year-End Highlights. The survey shows a year of significant overall industry growth, with total album equivalent audio consumption up 23% over 2017, driven by a 49% increase in on-demand audio song streams compared to 2017. A similar analysis of 2018 stats by BuzzAngle Music saw a 42% increase in on-demand audio streams. The top-streamed on-demand song (audio+ video) was Drake’s “God’s Plan” with over 1.5 billion total streams, topping the Billboa...
Tags: Music, Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Bradley Cooper, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga, Drake, Nielsen, Florida Georgia Line, Zedd, Tyra Banks, Exo, Gracenote, Bruce Houghton, Golden Globe

2018’s 50 Best Albums: An Apocalypse Survival Guide

While it’s safe to say most of us want to forget all about 2018, there are hundreds of incredible albums by stellar artists across the complete spectrum of genres that are worthy of soundtracking your 2019 and beyond. After writing and ranking this year’s list, I noticed an ominous theme; welcome to your survival guide for the end of days — here’s hoping we make it to 2020. As you may notice, I actually bought these albums on CD. A few publicists sent me digital advances and I still wound up buy...
Tags: Music, England, Taylor Swift, Nbc, Nicki Minaj, Africa, America, Chicago, The Strokes, Egypt, Bradley Cooper, Eminem, Paul Mccartney, Davis, Madonna, Amy Winehouse

31 Makeup Looks Anyone Can Copy In January

Back in 2016 Instagram added the "saved" section to every profile, and the beauty game was changed forever. Gone were the days of screenshotting a notable makeup look or palette to buy, only to lose it in the mess of photos in our camera roll. Now, if we spy something we love, we can simply click "save" and add it to our private vault of inspiration images.That being said, inspiration can still be hard to find when you're inundated with hundreds — no, thousands — of images daily. That's why we ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Lady Gaga, Las Vegas, Karlie Kloss, Hailee Steinfeld, Malibu, Halsey, Don, Charlotte Tilbury, Billie Eilish, Lucy Hale, Dua Lipa, Kate Lee, Sabrina Carpenter, Beau Nelson

From Taylor Swift's Costume Party To Kylie Jenner's Ice Blue Hair, Celebs Did It Up On New Year's Eve

We appreciate you might be feeling a little delicate today, but if you have a hangover we do hope it was worth it.Whatever you got up to last night, hopefully, you weren't glued to your phone for the whole time – in which case you may have missed how the mega-famous spent New Year's Eve 2018, and we wouldn't want that now, would we?So, to ease you into 2019 gently we've scoured Instagram for some of the most excellent and entertaining New Year's Eve posts. From Taylor Swift's amazing costume pa...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Taylor Swift, Australia, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Kylie Jenner, Chrissy Teigen, Leslie Jones, Cardi, Dua Lipa, Jonathan Van Ness, Jordyn Woods Like

Female Pop Singers Dominate Top 40 Charts

Female pop singers dominated the top 40 charts in 2018 which made headlines. The Guardian ran with “Fame and fortune rising for female pop stars in UK” while The Telegraph printed “Gender gap in pop music charts nearly closed after string of hits by female singers, new data shows”.So who are these female pop stars that created the monumental shift in 2018? Well that would be rapper Cardi B, Dua Lipa Jess Glynne, and Ariana Grande. These artists had a string of hits that spent nearly 300+ weeks ...
Tags: Music, UK, Ariana Grande, Perspective, Gender Gap, Cardi B, Jess Glynne, Cardi, Dua Lipa, UK top 40, Female Pop Singers Dominate Top, Cardi B Dua Lipa Jess Glynne

Fame and fortune rising for female pop stars

Five of most popular pop acts on the Top 40 chart this year were all femaleFemale pop stars have seen their popularity rocket in comparison with their male counterparts, according to analysis of time spent in the UK Top 40 chart this year.Data analysis by the Press Association found that five of the top 10 most popular acts of 2018 were all female; they racked up a total of 310 weeks on the chart versus the 328 weeks achieved by men. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, UK, UK News, Culture, Pop and rock, Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Drake, Press Association, Calvin Harris, Cardi B, Dua Lipa

Warner Music Group 2018 Revenue Tops $4B, Digital Up 20%

Warner Music Group reported  2018 revenue of $4 billion as part a quarterly and year end financial report on Thursday. It marked a 15 year high for the world's third largest music group. Digital revenue for the full year grew 20.4% and is now three times physical revenue. WMG Q4 and Full Year Ending September 30, 2018 Highlights Total revenue for the full year grew 12.0% or 9.2% in constant currency Digital revenue for the full year grew 20.4% or 18.5% in constant currency Net in...
Tags: Music, Digital, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, Cardi, WMG, Dua Lipa, Eric Levin, Steve Cooper, Warner Music Group 2018 Revenue Tops 4B Digital, Recorded Music, Domestic Recorded Music

Most Shazamed Songs Of 2018

Clean Bandit and Demi Lovato’s “Solo” was Shazam's most-Shazamed song of the year in 2018 with over 9-million searches. Nicky Jam and J Balvin’s “X,” Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa’s “One Kiss,” Cardi B. and Ed Sheeran also made the list.   The top 10 Most-Shazamed Songs of 2018 1. “Solo”, Clean Bandit Feat. Demi Lovato 2. “X”, Nicky Jam & J Balvin 3. “One Kiss”, Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa 4. “In My Mind”, Dynoro & Gigi D’Agostino 5. “Perfect”, Ed Sheeran 6. “Leave A Light On”, Tom...
Tags: Music, Ed Sheeran, Portugal, Demi Lovato, David Guetta, Jason Aldean, Shazam, Music Business, Music Tech, Indie Labels, Calvin Harris, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Bandit, Cardi, Dua Lipa

21 Celebrity Tattoos That Made Headlines In 2018

A lot of seriously strange, exciting, and heartbreaking moments happened in 2018: Hailey Baldwin and Justin Bieber eloped; there were two royal weddings (both featured messy buns); and we found out Bradley Cooper can sing suspiciously well. But still, none of that tops the constant barrage of shocking celebrity tattoos we had to endure this year. You know what they say: Every time a bell rings, an angel gets it wings a celebrity gets a new tattoo.Stars like Ariana Grande, Brooklyn Beckham, ev...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hbo, New York, Instagram, Youtube, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Beck, Williams, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Bradley Cooper, Manchester, Katie Holmes, Watson

All Your Favorite Celebrities Are Going Green

Celebrity hair color trends, like seasons and tides, come and go. There once was a time when pink hair reigned supreme, then it was all about purple hues, then it was a take on blue denim, and finally, rainbow hair entered the beauty zeitgeist. Now it's shades of green that all the celebs are loving.For the past few years, it's popped up rather randomly on celebrities like Kylie Jenner, Katy Perry, and Kelis, but now even more celebrities are taking their 'dos to bold new heights, wearing ever...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, La, New York City, Katy Perry, Miami, North West, Kim, Kylie Jenner, Kelis, Kate Bosworth, Jonah Hill, Gray, Cardi, Dua Lipa

The 60 Best Songs of 2018

60. St. Vincent - "Fast Slow Disco" Just because an album is available to purchase doesn't mean the songs are complete. While most acts will add different nuances to their hits in a live setting, Annie Clark is still very much obsessed with the tracks that made up her stellar 2017 effort Masseduction. She took her string-drenched highlight from that record "Slow Disco" and, while touring, turned it into an amped-up dance number, discovering that underneath all the opulence, it was a fist-...
Tags: Amazon, Feature, Music, Florida, New York, Lana Del Rey, Kacey Musgraves, Minneapolis, California, Aretha Franklin, Berlin, America, Atlanta, David, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande

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