Tag Archives: Swift, Taylor

Gender Diversity in the Music Industry? The Numbers Are Grim

Source: New York Times » Music

A study from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Inclusion Initiative finds that a vast majority of Grammy Awards, songwriting credits and production opportunities still go to men.

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The Pop Charts Were Crazy This Year. Here’s Why.

Source: New York Times » Music

As streaming continues to remake the music industry, artists and record labels schemed and scrambled, remixed and bundled to get their songs into fans’ ears.

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Review: Taylor Swift Leads a Jingle Ball Full of Hardheaded Women and Nice Guys

Source: New York Times » Music

The annual concert of hitmakers at Madison Square Garden slighted pop’s diversity, offering a narrow definition of what “hit radio” looked like in 2017.

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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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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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Critic’s Notebook: Pop Star Egos Are Pushed Aside at Wacky, Socially Aware MTV V.M.A.s

Source: New York Times » Music

The show, hosted by Katy Perry, started off with lighthearted tweaks of pop perfectionism, then turned to more serious issues.

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