"I can't count how many thongs were thrown onstage! I can't!" Sisqo is talking about the entirety of his career, which has been highlighted by, among other achievements, the smash hit "Thong Song." The R&B veteran never tires of collecting underwear onstage, but he's also ready to move on, with a new album, Last Dragon.
When Kendrick Lamar released "i" in September, he had some critics saying he'd gone soft on the poppy feel-good tune. But with his new single, "The Blacker The Berry," which he released Monday, surely K-Dot's going to silence some of those haters.
He starts the track coming hard and strong, "I'm the biggest hypocrite of 2015 / Once I finish this, witnesses will convey just what I mean / Been feeling this way since I was 16, came to my senses / You never liked us anyway, fuck your friendship, I meant it."
When Gwen Stefani announced a few years ago that she’d given up her solo career, she apparently meant it, at the time. “Never in my life could I have imagined singing these songs again,” she declared, Saturday night at downtown L.A.’s stately Orpheum, a few minutes into her first solo show since the end of 2007.
It’s impossible to foresee what will go down during a live show, and the Grammys are no exception. And aside from the winners and spectacular music, various crazy antics have occurred during the annual event.
From stage crashers to red-carpet shockers, see which surprising moments have made a mark on Grammy history.
When it comes to Grammy performances, you can expect nothing short of grand scale: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' performance last year doubled as a wedding ceremony, while Pink's 2010 stage show mirrored that of a Cirque du Soleil production.
While making her new EP, This Side Of Paradise, the musician and actress Hayley Kiyoko took part in a time-honored tradition: she headed to her parents' garage. Working there -- along with the producer and multi-instrumentalist James Flannigan -- she wrote and recorded the EP's five songs, drawing on the thick, bubbling textures of '80s pop and injecting them with modern flavor.
Damon Albarn promised a return of his animated Gorillaz project last October but has since been silent. Now his co-creator and the band's comic artist Jamie Hewlett has posted new artwork of the group's beloved fictional members Murdoc and Noodle to his Instagram page, suggesting the band's comeback is near.