The Grammys Prepare to Honor Dr. Dre — Not Everyone Thinks That’s Such a Great Idea

As the Recording Academy and Grammy Awards prepare to honor Dr. Dre, difficult questions over domestic violence and women’s advocacy are emerging. Just last week, the Recording Academy made a surprising announcement. As part of its splashy Grammy… Continue Reading

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‘Leaving Neverland’ Wins Emmy for Outstanding Documentary — Michael Jackson Estate Immediately Responds

Over the weekend, at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys, the controversial HBO documentary Leaving Neverland won Best Documentary or Nonfiction Special.  Not everyone was happy about it. The 4-hour film, which was directed by Dan Reed, featured interviews of… Continue Reading

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After Helping to Save SoundCloud In 2017, Chance the Rapper Hits 1 Billion Streams on the Platform

Chance the Rapper is the first independent SoundCloud creator to hit 1 billion streams, according to the company. SoundCloud held a special event to present Chance the Rapper with two plaques during a Good Morning America concert this week.  SoundCloud… Continue Reading

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MTV Refuses to Drop Michael Jackson’s Name from Its Video Vanguard Award — Accuser Wade Robson Calls the Decision ‘Unfortunate’

On August 12th, MTV announced that Missy Elliot is this year’s winner of the network’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. The announcement was not without controversy, as one of Jackson’s accusers expressed dismay that the network was keeping Jackso… Continue Reading

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Michael Jackson Sexual Abuse Documentary Leaving Neverland Receives Five Emmy Nominations

Both Leaving Neverland and Surviving R. Kelly received Emmy nominations. Leaving Neverland, the 2019 HBO documentary that tells the story of two individuals who claim that Michael Jackson sexually abused them as children, has received five Emmy nominat… Continue Reading

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Controversial Grammys Producer Ken Ehrlich Is Leaving the Recording Academy

The 62nd Grammy ceremony in 2020 will be Ken Ehrlich’s last production. The Recording Academy officially made the announcement earlier today (Wednesday), while naming Ben Winston as its newest producer. Next year’s show will be dubbed Ehrlich’s 40th an… Continue Reading

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