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Grammy Awards

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    August 19, 2014

    Natalia Jimenez on Feminism and Latin Music: "We're Gonna Push More Than Men"

    From singing and playing her guitar on the streets and in the subway stations of Madrid to Grammy-winning success, Natalia Jiménez has been living the dream. "It was pretty cool when you're 15 and you've got nothing to lose," laughs Jiménez as she recalls her teenage metro days. "I would just go ... More >>

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    January 27, 2014

    Grammys 2014: Six Things That Sucked and Six Things That Didn't Totally Suck

    Another year, another Grammy show. This may have been the 56th run, but the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences still can't work out the kinks. It certainly wasn't the worst Grammys that we've ever seen, but there was plenty to bitch about. Some of the performances were groundbreaking, and som ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014

    Queens of the Stone Age on Rock Greatness: "It's Like a Magic Trick, Like Mind Control"

    At this current moment, Queens of the Stone Age is the best rock 'n' roll band on the planet. A bold statement, to be sure. However, while there exist other artists with similar relevance and artistic integrity, no group so deeply embodies the spirit of the genre's past while fighting to make fres ... More >>

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    December 25, 2013

    Pop Music's Winners and Losers of 2013

    You win some, you lose some, and this year in music saw it all. There were some unexpected hits and some downright drown-outs. Some old favorites came back around, some tried and true experts continued their reign of glory, and some classic moves fell off the face of the planet. Surely, your mind ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013
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    May 2, 2013

    Alejandro Sanz: "I Always Wake Up Thinking, One More Day to Conquer"

    Among the most commercially successful and artistically respected Latin pop artists in the world, singer, songwriter, and composer Alejandro Sanz has sold more than 22 million albums over the last two decades while also becoming the most Grammy-winning Spanish-language artist in history, with three ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Black Keys Drummer Says Justin Bieber Doesn't Deserve Grammys, Biebz Responds: "He Should Be Slapped"

    The Biebz is feelin' unloved. Yeah ... Despite being an unfunny bazillionaire with good hair who gets to host Saturday Night Live (because SNL's ratings among tweenage girls suck?), Justin Bieber feels he deserves mooooooooore. Namely, a Grammy. (Or at least a nomination.) 'Cause, like, he's mad ... More >>

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    February 12, 2013

    Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z Teaming Up For 20/20 Experience Tour, Coming to Miami?

    Who didn't get a little wet watching Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z kill it at the Grammys? We haven't been able to stop thinking about it. We just keep rewatching the clip and dreaming about seeing them in person. Well, thankfully, our dreams are rumored to become reality. If the New York Post can ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Ten Reasons the Grammys Actually Didn't Suck

    We're experiencing a lot of weird feelings right now. We're not exactly sure how to cope with these emotions. But they say the first step to getting over your problem is admitting you have one. So deep breath ... Here we go. We actually enjoyed the 55th annual Grammy Awards. OMG, please don't ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Miami's Marlow Rosado Wins Grammy: "I'm a Cocolo, Salsero De La Mata"

    Puerto Rico stand up! Miami's own Marlow Rosado was awarded the Grammys' Best Latin Tropical Album for his band La Riqueña's May release Retro, a "salsa duro" nostalgia project covering golden-age classics from the 1970s. The album was recorded, produced, arranged, mixed, mastered, and promoted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Chris Brown Punches Frank Ocean Over Parking Spot

    It'd been a while since Chris Brown acted up. But it's Grammy season, and that means Breezy's in fight mode! According to TMZ, Brown allegedly "jumped" R&B crooner Frank Ocean last night outside of Westlake Studio in Los Angeles after the Grammy-nominated Odd Future crewman reportedly blocked ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012
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    May 3, 2012
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    February 14, 2012

    Valentine's Day Consolation: $2 Burritos All Day At Panchero's

    ​Let's assume the worst: Your Valentine's Day won't quite pan out the way you'd hoped it would. Maybe you will be curtly informed that the "champagne" you had so thoughtfully put on ice was really "only sparkling wine," and that "any idiot knows real champagne can't be produced in the Yucatan!" Or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    The 2012 Grammy Awards: Twitter Reactions

    ​It's a shame the Grammy Awards don't scroll real-time Tweets throughout the ceremony because last night's show was Osama Bin Laden-level funny. The "twitterverse" was on fire last night with Grammy-related commentary, a real laugh fest courtesy of indie celebrities, common folks and even the Gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    The Wackiest Looks on the Grammys Red Carpet

    ​Remember the time Lady Gaga arrived at the Grammys in an egg? Or the time Nicki Minaj showed up as a leopard-Elvira hybrid? How about Jennifer Lopez' famous, plunging green dress?At most awards shows, celebrities get all dolled up in designer gowns and diamonds and parade around like royalty. Gra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Ten Reasons the 2012 Grammys Are a Total Joke

    ​As popular culture continues to be consumed by a seemingly inexhaustible inferno of idiocy - dubstep trickle down, reunion shows, Drake, the list goes on - the Recording Academy is putting on their best Nero costumes and getting their fiddles nice and tuned. Yes. That's right. It's fucking Gramm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Chris Brown, Rihanna, Drake, and Four Other Totally Awkward Award Show Moments

    ​The BET Awards were held this past Sunday and some really confusing, awkward shit went down in the middle of granting the Viewer's Choice Award. Some fans were invited onstage to announce this year's winner, which at first was Chris Brown. But only a few seconds after Brown received the award f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Jorge Moreno Talks Winning the International Songwriting Competition and His Split Personality

    ​Jorge Moreno's "Thank You" is a gently unfolding, deceptive pop-rock paean to life's simple pleasures. Its earworm tendencies come on slowly. The more you play the track, the more it reveals new flourishes -- a roots-rock guitar lick here, a Beatles-esque wall of backing voices there. It also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    53rd Grammy Awards = 15 Minutes of Fun!

    Photo by wireimage.com via grammy.comCee Lo acid puppets = Fun!​Did you waste three hours of your life watching the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards last night? Well, congrats ... You got almost 15 minutes of genuine entertainment out of the deal. For one, Bieber took a beating at the hands of Best ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    Common's Lecture on The Effects of Hip-Hop on Modern Society at FIU

    Photo by Liana Lozada​ On Wednesday, February 9, FIU's Biscayne Bay Campus got a little taste of Chicago rapper and actor Common. The speaking engagement was titled "The Effects of Hip-Hop on Modern Society." But it took the form of a motivational speech on achieving individual greatness. Common ... More >>

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    November 25, 2010
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    October 8, 2010

    Poplife Wants You to Dip It Low With Secret Guest DJ at Bar Tonight

    Yeah, this is a hint.​When secret parties with special guest DJs are announced, 90 percent of the time they don't live up to the hype. Trust us when we say tonight's secret party at Bar probably isn't going to be one of those times. The person taking over the decks tonight is a very well known Gra ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    April 8, 2010
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    March 10, 2010

    Tonight! Steel Pulse at Revolution

    Just a reminder that Steel Pulse is in South Florida this evening at Revolution. Arielle has more to say about the legendary reggae group here. This morning, we would merely like to mention that Biblical figures "Daniel, King David and Abraham Israel were all black men," which is the crux of Steel P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Unofficial Miami Anthem "I'm On a Boat" Earns Befuddling Grammy Nod

    Unless your studio nickname is Babyface or you wear sunglasses with slats in them, the Grammys probably mean nothing to you. As a ego-massaging spectacle, the music industry's award show is even more irritating the Oscars. That being said, we think it's pretty awesome that "I'm on a Boat" -- the Sat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    Concert Announcements: Jewel, Bela Fleck, and Ghostface Killah

    ​Ghostface Killah, member and producer of The Wu-Tang clan, is stepping out on a solo tour promoting his upcoming album Ghostdini: The Wizard of Poetry in Emerald City. He'll be making a stop at Revolution Live on October 7. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster.Singer/songwriter/actress Je ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009

    Top 10 Thursday: The Real Top 10 American Entertainers

    Michael Jackson dies and all of a sudden he's the greatest entertainer of all time. Not so fast. MJ made three great albums, invented the moonwalk and, well.... Let us take another look at the performers who have truly proved most thrilling over the years.1. Elvis Presley Michael Jackson may have du ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Gloria Estefan Is In Fact Ready For Some Football

    Gloria Estefan recently recorded a colabo with Hank Williams Jr. for the football classic, "Are You Ready For Some Football", which will open all three nationally televised games this year (two on ESPN and a Monday Nighter against the Jets on October 12). It should be fun to hear her legendary v ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009
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    February 26, 2009

    Dip It Lo

    This DJ can certainly save your life.

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    February 24, 2009

    Well, Look at this Obama Portrait

    MiamiKaos No offense to Serge Touissant, but there's a new Obama art king in town. Here's local graphic artist Miami Kaos, of Hardcore Designs, take on the Commander in Chief. Much like a pregnant M.I.A. at the Grammys, he's flanked by four of Hip Hop's biggest stars. [Obama Art Report via Animal Ne ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008
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    December 8, 2008

    Locos Por Juana Nominated for Grammy, Celebration at Jazid Dec. 19

    Miami's favorite Latin - rock - cumbia - whatever mash-up band, Locos Por Juana, has finally got its due from the awards gods. The Locos have finally scored their first Grammy nomination, in the category of Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album, for La Verdad. Note that this is in the regular Grammys ... More >>

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    July 24, 2008

    Bright-Light Balsero

    Freedom cabaret shines at the Arsht.

  • Music

    May 22, 2008

    Alicia Keys in Miami

    Musician sees the pyramids, moves mountains.

  • Music

    February 28, 2008

    More than Semi-Pro

    Andre 3000, renaissance man.

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    February 21, 2008

    Two-Day Pretty Party

    The one and only Makeup Show rolls into town.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2008

    Three Cool Moments of the Grammys

    Daft Punk backstage at the Grammys, in LED suits I'll admit to not really paying much attention to the Grammys live broadcast this year. Kanye, Winehouse, blah blah blah blah, predictable for an awards show based more on (ever-weakening) album sales than anything else. That's why it was pretty cool ... More >>

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    February 7, 2008

    Last Chance to Dance

    Say adios to the Global Cuba Fest at Spiegelworld.

  • Music

    February 7, 2008

    Playing It by Ear

    The Blind Boys of Alabama don’t need sight to sing their sweet soul.

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    January 31, 2008

    Sax in the City

    Paquito D’Rivera brings brass to the Gusman.

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    January 15, 2008

    Amy Winehouse: Drug Test for Visa??

    That's gonna be hard for me to pass innit? It's sounds like bullshit if this is true...but check out this article over on SOHH on why Amy Winehouse may not get a chance to attend the Grammy's this year. She's nominated for six Grammy's for her latest album, Back to Black, but may not be able to gai ... More >>

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    June 21, 2007
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    April 19, 2007

    Freedom Dancing

    Brazilian high kicking meets high art

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    August 26, 2004
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    May 13, 2004

    BEST POWER COUPLE

    Gloria and Emilio Estefan

  • Music

    September 6, 2001

    Much Ado

    Choosing winners at the Latin Grammys is like comparing apples and oranges -- and orangutans

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    March 26, 1998
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