Two weeks ago, the 60th Grammy Awards took place, during which The Recording Academy honored musicians like Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, and Kendrick Lamar with gilded gramophones. Though largely considered to be the “Oscars of music,” the Grammys are somewhat unique as far as the main Award shows go, considering, well, no one seems to really like them.
In our series “By The Numbers,” Mollie takes a look at trends in the music industry to get a sense of how we’re doing. While looking at statistics can sometimes seem too simplified, it’s a great way to see, in layman’s terms, how things are changing. Up first, we take a look at how W/T/F people placed on all our favorite publications’ end-of-the-year lists.