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Complex’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As always, Complex’s list is heaviest on rap and R&B, so it makes room for great rap albums that you might not see on the big multi-genre lists.

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The 54 Best Songs of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

Our pop music critics share their favorite tracks, from Jay-Z to Cardi B, Father John Misty to Sam Hunt.

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The Best Albums of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

Our critics picked St. Vincent and Lorde, Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole, Julien Baker and Taylor Swift, Nicole Mitchell and Tyshawn Sorey — and many more.

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The FADER’s 101 top songs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As usual, the list is heavy on rap and R&B, but there’s some other stuff in there too, like Phoebe Bridgers at #2!

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Grammys 2018 nominees (Kendrick, Jay-Z, SZA, Cardi B, LCD Soundsystem, Code Orange, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

2018 Grammy nominees also include Lorde, The War On Drugs, Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, The National, Father John Misty, Mastodon, Meshuggah, Rapsody, Migos, Tyler the Creator, Iron & Wine, and more.

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Grammy Nominations 2018: Jay-Z and Kendrick Lamar Lead the Way

Source: New York Times » Music

With all major awards shows under scrutiny for how they incorporate diversity, hip-hop and R&B dominate the major categories.

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2018 Grammy Nominations

Source: New York Times » Music

The nominees for 20 of the 84 categories.

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Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

#3 is the U2 album that isn’t even out yet. Can you guess #1 and #2?

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NME’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NME have Liam Gallagher in the top 10, the polarizing Arcade Fire album, and a very highly-ranked Wolf Alice in their top 50 albums of 2017.

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Q Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

What does this long-running UK monthly music mag think is the best album of 2017?

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a guide to 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend events in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Read our day-by-day guide to the various events taking place around the city on Thanksgiving Weekend.

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Stevie Wonder added to TIDAL X Brooklyn hurricane benefit concert

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Stevie will join Jay-Z, Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, A$AP Ferg, Vic Mensa, Joey Bada$$, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Princess Nokia, Tee Grizzley, Rapsody, Chloe x Halle and more at Barclays Center this week to benefit hurricane relief.

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ACL Fest Weekend 2 Friday pics: Jay-Z, Ryan Adams, EODM, Lemon Twigs & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Weekend 2 of the 2017 Austin City Limits Festival kicked off Friday (10/13) and featured most of the same artists as weekend 1, including Jay-Z, The xx, Ryan Adams, Solange (who went on 40 minutes late due to travel issues)…

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Your Week in Culture: Jay-Z, Eugene O’Neill and ‘Princess Bride’ in Theaters Nationwide

Source: New York Times » Music

Also the week of Oct. 15: Monteverdi’s groundbreaking “Orfeo” in Manhattan, and Mona Hatoum’s sly sculptures in Houston.

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ACL Fest Weekend 1 Friday pics: Jay-Z, The xx, Ryan Adams & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Weekend 1 of the 2017 Austin City Limits Festival kicked off Friday (10/6) with sets from Jay-Z, The xx, Ryan Adams…

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Jay-Z, Cardi B, A$AP Ferg, Joey Bada$$, Vic Mensa, more playing charity concert at Barclays Center

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The third annual TIDAL X Charity Concert also includes Rapsody, Princess Nokia, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, and many, many more.

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Beyonce & Jay-Z playing hurricane relief benefit concert in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Beyonce and Jay-Z will play a concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on October 17 to benefit much-needed hurricane relief. As reported in US Weekly, other Roc Nation artists will also perform, details TBA. This will be Beyonce’s first live performance since giving birth to twins back in June…

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Vic Mensa playing Hurricane Harvey benefit pop-ups in LA & NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Much sooner than Vic Mensa heads out on tour with Jay-Z, he’ll play benefit shows for Hurricane Harvey victims in NYC and LA. Presented by TIDAL and MusiCares, they’re pop-up shows happening at unannounced locations…

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Jay-Z adds Vic Mensa and Vince Staples to tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Having just headlined NYC fest The Meadows, Jay-Z has announced openers for his 4:44 Tour. Most dates are with rising rapper Vic Mensa, who played Riot Fest the same weekend Jay played The Meadows, and who is signed to Jay’s Roc Nation company…

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The Meadows 2017 Friday pics (Jay-Z, Blood Orange, Joey Bada$$, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Friday at The Meadows brought sets from Jay-Z, Joey Bada$$, Blood Orange, Run the Jewels, Tegan and Sara, Sky Ferreira, Lizzo, and more to Citi Field in Queens.

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