Jay Z attends Roc Nation's Pre-Grammy Brunch on February 11, 2017.
Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Roc Nation
February 22, 2017 Shawn Carter joins Swedish hit factory Max Martin, Motown co-founder Berry Gordy, The Time's Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and more.
Lusine's album Sensorimotor will be released March 3.
Courtesy of Ghostly International
February 21, 2017 Jeff McIlwain, better known as Lusine, has ranged widely across electronic music's many genres during a nearly 20-year career. This new song flaunts the fruits of those explorations.
Mark Volman (right) and Howard Kaylan as they pose backstage in Chicago, May 14, 1983.
Paul Natkin/Getty Images
February 17, 2017 Members of The Turtles lost their New York class action in a ruling from the state's appeals court.
A gender-neutral sign is posted outside a Durham, N.C., bathroom in May 2016.
Sara D. Davis/Getty Images
February 15, 2017 The Texas Legislature is considering a bill that bans transgender people from using bathrooms that align with their gender identities.
A still from Little Dragon's "High" video.
February 14, 2017 Is it a coincidence that the velvet-fisted pop act released a sexy, consumption-focused new song, "High," on Valentine's Day?
For the second time, Adele swept the major categories at the Grammys, winning Album, Song and Record of the Year.
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
February 13, 2017 Adele swept the major categories over Beyoncé, David Bowie posthumously won every award he was nominated for and the Grammys sometimes obliquely addressed a charged political climate.
<iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/514914409/514965714" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Chance the Rapper accepts the award for Best New Artist during the 59th GRAMMY Awards, on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles.
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
February 12, 2017 Nominated against Beyoncé in all three of the major categories, Adele won a surprise (even to herself) sweep: Record, Song and Album of the Year.
Beyonce, who is nominated for Record, Album and Song of the Year, performs songs from her album Lemonade on stage during the 59th Grammy Awards.
Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS
February 12, 2017 Adele won Album, Song and Record of the year at the 59th Grammy Awards, an event that was by turns awkward and inspired.
Prince performs on stage on June 15, 1987 in Paris.
Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images
February 9, 2017 Prince's Warner Bros. catalog, long held off streaming services, will return on the night of the Grammy awards.
Robot guitarist "Mach" and a robot drummer "Ashura", members of a robot rock band "Z-Machines", perform music at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation.
Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images
February 9, 2017 The past week brought a slew of high-level financial filings from tech and music companies — from which we read the tea leaves.
Detroit native Aretha Franklin sings the national anthem prior to the start of the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings game at Ford Field on Nov, 24, 2016.
Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
February 9, 2017 The singer announced she plans to retire, but not before recording new music and touring to support a new album.
Drake performs on February 28, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.
Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images
February 8, 2017 Justin Bieber, Adele and Beyoncé also made the list, as you might have imagined.
Michael McKean, left, Christopher Guest, right, and Harry Shearer at the re-release premiere of This Is Spinal Tap, Sept. 5, 2000.
Steve W. Grayson /Getty Images
February 8, 2017 The three comedy legends join Harry Shearer's lawsuit, first filed last fall, against the film's owner.