Moroder recently set a date at the famed Hollywood Bowl with fellow Daft Punk collaborator Nile Rodgers and his legendary dance outfit, Chic.
While anyone who follows Rihanna on Instagram knows she keeps it really real, the last thing anyone expected to hear about here was the first thing out of Shakira’s mouth.
“There was a moment where I had to do an additional water sequence with no director, just myself and a camera man on an underwater camera,” Carey said.
With Neon Trees’ upcoming third album, singer Tyler Glenn opened up about his mental state and his sex life, whether or not his parents approved.
They haven’t covered magazines, been followed by paparazzi, had the public scrutinize who they’re wearing on a red carpet or been the focus of illuminating editorial spreads.
“I don’t think we think of ourselves as anything in particular,” singer Dan Smith says. “We don’t see ourselves as a rock band. We don’t see ourselves as a pop band.”
One part jangly guitar riffs à la The Smiths and one part disheveled punk, the Drowners love-filled debut is a testament to the gritty New York reality that’s helped craft perfect pop songs for generations.
“Once I heard the production and the direction that we went with on this song, it inspired me and everyone on my team of this new sound.”
“The GRAMMYs actually heard the song and they stepped up right beside me, saying, ‘Hey, we hear you. We get it. We’re with you.”
GRAMMYs exec producer Ken Ehrlich on how Kendrick suggested a collabo with Imagine Dragons and what goes into getting Beatles together.
The Neighbourhood have dreams of getting their music to an endless sea of faces, but not just for the fame and fortune. It’s more the idea of wanting to share the love.
It’s a moody anthem that serves as the closing song on his 2013 album’ Two Lanes of Freedom.’ McGraw was drawn to it’s “timeless” quality.
“When we were about to pick the first single I really lobbied for ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ because I’m out there every night and I can tell you, hands down this is the one people are connecting with. I’m really glad that was my first thing to say to the world.”
“I had a little conversation with my board and it turned into an argument. The board won the argument,” joked Foreman in a phone call with Radio.com.
Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.
“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”
“I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song,” Lorde told Radio.com, “which was, ‘We’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams,’ was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young.”
Lorde titled her debut LP Pure Heroine, a fine if not dangerous play on words, pairing the slink and sex of broken rock n’ roll dreams with a model of feminine power. Little did she know that “Pure Heroine” would be a self-fulfilling prophecy.
“I just want my music to be accessible and for people of any demographic to enjoy it, and I try to approach that in songwriting and in the way that it’s crafted. I love pop music and I want to be able to make pop music with depth, that’s maybe heavier,” Lambert said.
For this installation of GRAMMY Gourmet, we spoke with Homme about his relationship with Bourdain, his favorite recipe (sorry folks, recipe’s secret), and advice for all those aspiring chefs out there.
“You should take your head out of the equation a little bit when it comes to matters of the heart,” he said.
“['Rough Water'] features the one and only Jason Mraz. I’m stoked to finally get to work with him, I’ve been a fan of his forever,” Travie McCoy said.
“Maybe someday we’ll film a music video fully naked,” Wesley Stromberg deadpans. “Blink-182 did that.”
“I don’t want to be someone’s dog walker and I don’t want to bartend and I don’t want be a waiter and I don’t want to be bellhop or work at a newsstand anymore, or any of those jobs that I was doing,” he said.
“We talked about collaborating, he emailed me a song he was in the process of working on, I lent my two cents, all by email. Then a couple of months later, we found ourselves appearing on each other’s stages.”
Grantland writer Rembert Brown decided to pen a letter to Kanye West in First Lady Michelle Obama’s stead, complete with struck-through asides and a whole lot of shade. Read satire at its best.
Right before last night’s (October 23), We Can Survive concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Sara Bareilles talked about going solo, the power of her song ‘Brave’ and being a woman in the music industry.
Before hitting the stage for the We Can Survive concert, Katy Perry’s BFF spoke with Radio.com about her ’80s-inspired upcoming album, the inspiration behind “Roar” and the difference between writing songs for herself and writing for others.
The sisters talk about their views on the development of their critically acclaimed album ‘Heartthrob’, the difficulties that women still face in the music industry in the modern-age, and how the two manage to keep their bearings so far away from home.
Interview: Ellie Goulding on Drake, Her Choice Girl Power Anthem & the Challenges of Being a Female Performer
Hours before Ellie Goulding rocked the stage with Katy Perry for the We Can Survive concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles last night (October 23), the singer chatted about Lorde, Drake and what her go-to girl power anthem is.