(Photos) Chance The Rapper Is Gunning For The Grammys

Grammy season is about to be upon us come December 6th once the nominees have been announced. Back in mid-June, just a few weeks after the release of his highly acclaimed Coloring Book, The Recording Academy announced stream-only projects will now be in consideration for GRAMMY Awards. Chance could have a golden grampophone.

Recording Academy Announces New Rules For Grammy Eligibility

The Grammy’s are switching things up a bit in the ever changing landscape of Music. More artists can now be eligible for the Best New Artist award and streaming only music (such as Chance The Rapper’s Coloring Book) will now be eligible to receive the prestigious awards.

Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks” Was Laughed At Before It Went On To Win A Grammy

Ye was laughed at by a room full of producers and A&R’s when he played “Jesus Walks” for them…years before it went on to win Best Rap Song at the 2005 Grammy’s and become an iconic song.

New Petition Says Mixtapes Should Be Eligible For The Grammys

An interesting petition has just surfaced, asking for The Recording Academy to reconsider it’s rules and regulations for what music makes itself eligible to win the most prestigious music award there is. There’s no disagreement that the landscape of the music industry has drastically changed in the last decade and to fit these changes, one man thinks new rules should implement these changes.

Fetty Wap Talks Grammy Nominations: “I Already Knew I Wasn’t Going To Win”

After coming off a great year in 2015, Fetty Wap’s time for 2016 is already lining up to be even better. The Zoo Gang General kicked off the year with two nods from the Grammys, his debut self-titled album just went certified platinum and he’s currently on tour with Post Malone. Recently, Fetty Wap found the time to sit down for an interview with XXL Magazine, where he revealed although he didn’t win any Grammys, he’s just thankful for the opportunity. He even admitted he didn’t expect to win at all. Read more below.

Grammy’s President Responds To Kanye About “Fixing” The Grammy’s

The Recording Academy President, Neil Portnow, has officially responded to Yeezy’s comments about the award show awarding the right artists for their work. He’s up to talk about what Kanye thinks is wrong with Grammy awards. Hit the jump!

Did Rihanna Skip The Grammys Out Of Fear Of An Underwhelming Performance?

Rihanna disappointed her navy when she backed out of her Grammys performance. The ‘ANTI’ singer was scheduled to perform her song ‘Kiss It Better’ and backed out at the last minute. There have been conflicting stories as to exactly why RiRi pulled out. While friends and people from Rihanna’s camp have reported she cancelled because she was suffering from bronchitis, others sources are saying otherwise. According to sources, Rihanna cancelled her performance out of fear of having an underwhelming performance compared to other artists like Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd. Read more below.

The Grammy’s Are Changing Their Rules To Honor More Hip-Hop Artists

The Grammy’s are changing up their tune as to who will be getting recognized for coveted Grammy awards in the future. The rule change could serve as a very positive look for hip-hop artists, considering hip-hop awards are rarely recognized in today’s age – despite being the most influential music genre in the world.

(Video) Adele Talks Grammys Disaster And Plays Hidden Camera Prank On ‘Ellen’

Adele made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Thursday and got quite candid about all things happening in her life right now. She opened up to Ellen about her performance Grammy Awards, stage fright, being a mom and more. Later on in the show, Adele took part in a hilarious prank on the employees at Jamba Juice and also performed “All I Ask.” Check out all the clips below.

Grammys President And Lauryn Hill Still Pointing Fingers After Hill Was A No-Show

Although fans were expecting a surprise appearance from Lauryn Hill, during The Weeknd’s performance at Monday night’s Grammys (February 15), the singer never showed up leaving fans disappointed and confused. In a statement released by her rep, Lauryn Hill offered some insight to her absence, claiming “Any performance that could have happened was never confirmed, and should not have been advertised as such.” Following Hill’s statement, Grammys president Neil Portnow spoke with USA Today and disputed Hill’s claim saying she showed up for the dress rehearsal earlier that day and then never showed up for the actual performance. He said, “Our intention was, and we were ready, right up to the moment of the performance, for her to step up on stage.” Now, Hill’s camp has responded to Portnow’s statement disputing the claims. Read the full and updated statement below.

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