Recording academy president says women need to “step up” if they want to win more Grammys

Though the bulk of the statuettes had been handed out before the 60th Grammy Awards telecast began, the ceremony was still a lively affair thanks to stirring performances from Kendrick Lamar, Kesha, and Childish Gambino. But as the night went on, astute viewers noticed how few female nominees were making their way to…

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich on the Grammys’ relevancy and future Lady Gaga collaborations

It’s rare that a drummer becomes the face of a band, much less one of its most well-known members. But that’s the case with Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, who doesn’t shy away from speaking his mind and dealing with whatever fallout that invites. This past weekend, Metallica performed at the Grammys with Lady Gaga, a…

58th Annual Grammys telecast gave more awards to Kendrick Lamar and Alabama Shakes

Most of the boring Grammys—which includes “Best Rock Album” and “Best Pop Vocal Album,” apparently—were already given out earlier today, but the National Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences had to save some stuff for the actual telecast tonight. Appropriately enough for a show about music, though, most of the…