Michael McDonald doesn’t think Kanye is talented enough to criticize Beck or the Grammys, Bon Iver and The National will headline this year’s Eaux Claires Music Festival, Jessie Ware releases the video for “Champagne Kisses,” and more on First Dibs.
- After opening for the Grammys on Sunday night, AC/DC has announced that they will tour North America starting in late August. [CoS]
- Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, and more performed at last night’s Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute, honoring Stevie Wonder. Catch the special program on CBS on February 16. [USA Today]
- HAIM are snow mountain goddesses in Calvin Harris’ new video for “Pray To God.”
- Shots fired! Steely Dan’s Michael McDonald put his two cents in on Kanye’s Album of the Year Grammy rant. McDonald doesn’t think Yeezus should criticize anyone until he can “put a couple of notes together either vocally or two bars of valid music playing an instrument.” [Wondering Sound]
- Bon Iver and The National will headline along with Sufjan Stevens, Boys Noize, and more at this year’s Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival.
- Fifth Harmony performs “Sledgehammer” on Big Morning Buzz Live.
- Chance The Rapper said that he auditioned to play Dr. Dre in the upcoming NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton, but unfortunately for him, “it wasn’t in God’s plan.” [NME]
- Watch Jessie Ware’s fascinatingly cryptic, ’80s-inspired video for “Champagne Kisses.”