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The Best and Worst Performances From the 2015 Grammys

Three and a half hours and twenty-three performances sound like a lot. That’s because it is, and made this year’s Grammys more tedious and boring than usual. Still there were some notable moments sprinkled through the wash of musical saturation (seriously, where were the awards). Some were truly great, others were truly not. Since there

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Grammys 2015: Kanye West Needs To Sit Down

This has gone on far enough: Kanye West needs to have a seat. When Kanye infamously interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech to declare “Single Ladies” the best video of all time at the VMAs in 2009, it was shocking, rude, and embarrassing for all involved. It would also set the tone for the next five years

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Has Madonna Finally Become Irrelevant?

Wednesday night, to the surprise of no one, Madonna popped out of the audience to perform with Miley Cyrus at her MTV Unplugged concert. It surprised no one, not because it was spoiled earlier in the week, but because Madonna has made it a habit of late to shoehorn herself into the pop culture conversation, no

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Five Classic Grammy Performances

Last Sunday, some of the world’s biggest music artists performed at the Grammys, the recording industry’s biggest night. It was generally lackluster night, filled with bland and, in some cases, inexplicable displays of the past twelve months of music. By far, the most electrifying performance was given by Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons, while Daft

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