Who Will Win the Grammy for Best New Artist?

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images)The Grammy for Best New Artist is the most exciting category in part because it's the hardest to predict. Some years have seen the honor go to future legends (The Beatles, 1964), while a good number have gone to artists who've failed to stay on the charts — or, in the case of 1990 winner Milli Vanilli, sing their own songs. Even the nominations were a bit of a shocker this year, as "Royals" singer Lorde was passed over in favor of less visible artists (she's doing just fine with...Read Full Story

Drake's OVOFest Lineup Includes Frank Ocean, James Blake, and Himself

By Alicia Dennis on
Drake's 4th Annual OVOFest won't kick off in Toronto for about two and a half months, but tickets go on sale next week — and though the full lineup has yet to be announced, the headliners will probably be enough to entice most ticket buyers.Frank Ocean and James Blake are set to perform on August 4, while Drake himself will take the stage at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre on August 5. This is great promotional timing for the Canadian rapper, as his new album Nothing Was the Same is allegedly...Read Full Story

Get James Blake's New Record

By Adam Wenger on
While you may still be rocking out to his Bon Iver collaboration -- and we wouldn't blame you -- British musician James Blake wants you to know he's releasing his own material, and it's set to drop October 10. Yes, the dub-step artist announced via Facebook that his upcoming EP, Enough Thunder, will hit stores in just over one month. Will the six-track album offer as much value as the "Fall Creek Boys Choir" track he and Bon Iver put out last week on YouTube? At the moment, we've yet to hear...Read Full Story