The Grammys scissor SZA’s hopes, dreams

While many of Sunday’s Grammy Awards went to deserving artists — Childish Gambino took home an award for “Redbone,” and Kendrick Lamar won four of his seven nominations — the glitzy night was not without snubs. One of the biggest disappointments? SZA, this year’s most-nominated woman, lost all five of her Grammy
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VMAs descend into mediocrity

The MTV Video Music Awards have never been about subtlety. Since its inception in the 1980s, the MTV’s trademark summer entertainment has been notorious for throwing prestige to the sidelines and letting spectacle takes the stage. The show has cultivated numerous iconic and scandalous pop culture moments, from Britney Spears’
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A definitive power ranking of 8 ‘Hotline Bling’ covers

With Republican presidential hopeful and full-time toupee model Donald Trump’s trend-capitalizing dance routine to “Hotline Bling” on “Saturday Night Live” last week, we’ve reached peak “Hotline Bling”-dom. It doesn’t help that every musician and their mother has taken the ubiquitous sad banger of 2015 and made it his own, to
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Alessia Cara faces hurdles on path to stardom

After being signed to Def Jam Recordings and the subsequent release of her acclaimed single “Here,” Alessia Cara is poised to claim a position among other up-and-coming pop starlets, such as Halsey and Kehlani. In fact, she’s already been profiled by the New York Times, performed with Taylor Swift and
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Alessia Cara’s debut EP indicates powerhouse potential

Two days before the official release of her premiere EP, Alessia Cara posted a series of playful, self-made music videos for each new song on YouTube. Taylor Swift-approved, the 19-year-old anti-diva launched her music career with YouTube song covers. Now, in Four Pink Walls, Cara makes her mark as a
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