David Berman, Bushwick Bill, and several other legendary musicians didn't get so much as a mention from the Recording Academy.
He made himself a myth; that myth subsumed the reality of a man who was credibly accused of sexual assault.
Remembering the influential and unorthodox artist who died this week at the age of 76.
Before his death this week at the age of 64, the Talk Talk songwriter made a few albums that felt like a secret scripture. Then he left it all behind.
Prolific Melbourne musician Zac Denton, of bands The Ocean Party, Ciggie Witch, Pregnancy and more, has passed away at 24. He leaves behind a vast and important body of work.
The rapper, who died on Friday, was constantly reinventing himself, searching for an identity. He had much more to give.
The Queen of Soul died on Thursday morning.
Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. Diarrhea. This is sad news.
The former Pantera drummer may be gone, but he left an indelible mark on metal's culture and attitude.
The late singer fronted a band that influenced the likes of the Strokes and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, but would sadly only be a rock 'n' roll footnote.
The frontman had a gift for finding the funny and the cripplingly sad in his songwriting.
In a statement, the musician's family said "we are utterly devastated with the tragic loss of our beloved Scott."