Vanessa Carlton Would Walk a Thousand Miles to Get Neil Portnow to Step Down From The Recording Academy

When Recording Academy President Neil Portnow said that women needed to “step up” if they wanted to win Grammys after a particularly dismal ceremony, a comment he later backtracked, many women artists were pissed at him. But nobody seems more hellbent on getting Portnow to step down than Vanessa Carlton.

Recording Academy President Clarifies His 'Women Need to Step Up' Grammys Comment 

On Monday Neil Portnow, Recording Academy president and CEO, told press that women artists who wanted to be engineers, producers, musicians, needed to “step up” because they’d be more than welcome. He said this after a particularly dismal Grammy awards in which only one woman, Alessia Cara, took home an award for her…

Will Anyone Say Anything About Time's Up? We Liveblog the Grammys With Bated Breath

Here we are, on what some call “music’s biggest night,” settling in and ready to watch host James Corden sing a bunch of songs while other, arguably better singers get awards and also sing songs and dance and stuff. It’s the 60th Grammy Awards! Cardi B. lost to Kendrick Lamar already, but that’s fine! How many times…

Grammy-Nominated Artist Julia Michaels 'Doesn't Do Anything Half-Assed'

Julia Michaels specializes in a certain kind of pop music therapy. As a songwriter, she sits down with singers like Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, and Gwen Stefani; talks to them about what the hell is going on in their lives; and then scales that down into a perfect song: “Sorry,” “Hands to Myself,” “Used to Love You.”…

While You're at Coachella, Pregnant Beyoncé Will Hopefully Be Resting With Her Feet Up

Beyoncé is no longer doing Coachella this summer, pushing back her performance dates to 2018, on account of the fact that she is freaking pregnant with twins. She announced her postponement via a statement to the Associated Press, pinpointing the schedule change on “doctor’s orders.” By the time Coachella rolls around…

Drake Doesn't Want His Grammys For Best Rap Song For 'Hotline Bling,' a Song He Doesn't Rap on

The day after the Grammys, while people who cared about the ceremony were debating the racial implications of the Academy shutting out Beyoncé from the major categories while awarding the decidedly more milquetoast Adele, Drake was having his own conversation about the Grammys’ race problem as it applied to him. And…