Last night, amid goofy, sexually tense intergenerational banter between co-hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States announced the nominees for its 54th Grammy Awards, airing Sunday, February 10, on CBS.
Genre-bending ... More >>
Wally De Backer, better known as Gotye, is seeing huge success with his most recent album Making Mirrors, especially hit single "Somebody That I Used To Know."
But that's not quite the reaction he was expecting. In fact, De Backer wasn't sure if he was creative enough when he wrote the song, though ... More >>
Gotye is having a huge year.
The Aussie singer, Wally De Backer, and his five-man band are riding the still-cresting wave of hit single "Somebody That I Used to Know," which exhibits a stunning musicality and dedication to craft not often found on the Billboard Top 40.
Last night, Gotye visited Mi ... More >>
Gotye wants to know if you've seen the mashup he just made.
It's actually quite the inspiring piece of work. Dude took more than 130 of the countless "Somebody That I Used to Know" covers and parodies on YouTube, sampled them, cut them up, and blended them into a moving, funny, and altogether impre ... More >>
If, last night, you shouted, "Screw crappy pop!" and chose Barack, then you've probably got no effing idea who won and lost at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Luckily, we here at Crossfade own a DVR. So while watching Obama goin' hard at the Democratic National Convention, we were also keeping track of ... More >>
Like the History Channel, MTV is lying about itself. Despite their respective names, programming is anything but historical or musical.
For example, Teen Mom and Snooki and JWoww are reality-ish shows, and they're light-years away from MTV's traditional business model built around a 24-hour music ... More >>
And the award for shittiest, most tragic DJ in the entire universe goes to ... The slut in the awkward construction paper dress! Oh, we mean Paris Hilton, obviously.
Crossfade told you that Paris was bound to ruin everything with her DJ premiere at the Pop Music Festival in Brazil? W ... More >>
See the full 39-photo slideshow of Avicii at the American Airlines Arena.
Avicii's Le7els Tour
American Airlines Arena, Miami
Friday, June 8, 2012
Better Than: It being past 11 p.m. and not knowing your kids' whereabouts.
Avicii is taking over.
He's captured the hearts and minds of America's ne ... More >>
Despite the fact that Gotye had two solo LPs under his belt before releasing last year's Making Mirrors, it wasn't until the Australian released a xylophone-heavy track that he became a household name.
This week, "Somebody That I Used to Know" became the year's biggest hit, comfortably spending it ... More >>