Posts Tagged ‘Black Eyed Peas’

Lines, Vines, and Trying Times : The Music of 2009

The biggest story in music this year was the death of Michael Joseph Jackson, the Once and Future King of Pop. Moreso than the death of an individual, the King of Pop’s death signified the end of the explosive, border crossing, iconic, truly global megastar. Six months into a year that saw Pop music deep […]

2010 Grammy Nominatons, Less Old And Less Interesting Than ’09

Last year’s Grammy nominations seemed to be a step in a direction more reflective of the Pop zeitgeist (don’t believe us, check out what Pitchfork had to say) but was ultimately plagued by the presence of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. This year, for the first time in seemingly forever, the Grammy nominations are not […]

Video : Black Eyed Peas’ Violent E.N.D. of Kathie Lee Gifford

The only way this skit could have gotten better is if the Peas hit the self-destruct button on themselves and if the Kathie Lee they were beating the shit out of was the actual Ms. Gifford. Oh, and if the real Hoda joined in on the pummeling of Kathie Lee: The Black Eyes Peas Boom […]

King of Pop Scores FIVE Posthumous American Music Award Nominations

Obviously we’re rooting for the King of Pop to sweep the awards, because no matter what, he was the biggest force in American pop music this year. Also, even in death the King of Pop’s decades old hits managed to outshine the newest most glossy productions of today’s pop stars: POP/ROCK Favorite Male Artist Eminem […]

Tom Ewing The Decade in Pop : ‘The Class of ’99 Helped Transform the Sound and Status of Pop’

In The Decade in Pop, Pitchfork’s Tom Ewing looks at the incredible transformations pop music as a whole has made since the emergence of the class of ’99. Though stylistically the genre may seem to have stagnated in certain places, there is little doubt that as a whole, American Idol, Twitter, iTunes, and the Pirate […]