When Taylor Swift sat down to write her now three-time GRAMMY nominated hit “Shake It Off,” she wanted to create a song that brought the wallflowers to the dance floor.
‘Chandelier’ is a classic case of a happy accident, a spontaneous flash of inspiration that turned into one of the biggest and most pervasive hits of 2014.
Paramore’s song “Ain’t It Fun” didn’t just help Hayley Williams grow up, it also earned her and her bandmates a GRAMMY nomination.
Meghan Trainor is bringing booty back.
It was probably a surprise to everyone when Beck’s “Morning Phase” earned a GRAMMY nomination for Album of the Year. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t check it out.
There was “Happy.” And then there was “the new black” and the Native American headdress. But overall, Pharrell’s year was pretty amazing.
We had our friend, bartender and comedian Francesca Day, whip up five special cocktails for the Record of the Year nominees—Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea, Sia and Meghan Trainor.
This year his million-selling debut album, In the Lonely Hour, is nominated for Album of the Year at the GRAMMYs while Smith himself is nominated for a total of six awards.
In addition to changing the whole paradigm on marketing an album, Beyoncé released a dual audio and visual album, complete with music videos to accompany every track—something only a few artists have done before.
With ‘x,’ Ed Sheeran took a big step towards credibility with music critics.