Lady Gaga

The 64th Grammy Awards: Best & Worst Moments

Photo Credit: Getty Images for The Recording Academy (All Photos) Award show attendance has been reliably falling year-on-year and this year, the Recording Academy seemed less concerned than ever about doing anything to revert that trend, with an overlong, self-indulgent ceremony that ran for a seemingly never-ending 2 hours and 33 minutes. Beyond making a… Read more

MMM Thoughts: Album Sales vs. The Quality of Music – Which Truly Measures Success?

Photo Credit: Collages via Billboard Most people will tell you that the only success that translates financially is “success.” In music, certainly, it’s thought to be almost entirely mathematical: the more records an artist has sold, the more “successful” they are (of course, in recent decades the number of downloads and streams would also have… Read more

The 63rd Grammy Awards: Highlights & Navigating COVID-19

Photo Credit: Getty Images for The Recording Academy (All Photos) The 2021 Grammy’s were one to remember. During the COVID-19 pandemic, award shows like the Oscars, Emmys, and Golden Globes were struggling to adapt to a blend of in-person and virtual acceptances, and pulled off their respective shows with varying degrees of success. The Grammys… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Mike Floeck’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2020

#10. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Good News’ Comically on-the-nose, the title of Megan’s debut major-label LP announces its intentions and backs them up with raucous, unadulterated fun. Across 17 tracks, Megan leaps over some of the most energetic beats she’s encountered and expresses her intense joie de vivre purely in how strong she comes on…. Read more

Lady Gaga – ‘Chromatica’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Interscope Records It was in February of this year that Lady Gaga declared, “earth is canceled,” and it’s obvious that earth heard her. Chromatica is Gaga’s sixth album, her about-face back into the slippery and bombastic realm of Stefani Germanotta, the pop star, and her official departure to another planet. This record finds… Read more

BLACKPINK: Dominating the World of K-pop

Photo Credit: Roger Kisby/Stringer/Getty Images BLACKPINK is a South Korean girl group consisted of four members: Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rose. They made their debut in 2016 and have created a memorable name for themselves within the music industry. The group came together under the watchful management of YG Entertainment. With hot tracks that pull… Read more

A Star Is Born (2018)

Photo Credit: Neal Preston | WARNER BROS. PICTURES A Star is Born is a heavy hitting movie featuring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper discussing the intricacies and struggles of the music industry. Bradley Cooper plays Jackson Maine, a well- known country musician and struggling alcoholic who meets struggling musician, Ally (Lady Gaga) at a bar…. Read more