Weekend News Roundup! Grammy Nominations, Basel Stabbings, and a Baby

Published December 7, 2015

Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend. 

• It was extremely sad to hear about the passing of Warhol Factory Superstar Holly Woodlawn at the age of 69. [NYT]

• The 2016 Grammy nominations were announced! Kendrick Lamar received 11 nominations, followed by Taylor Swift and the Weeknd, who were both nominated for seven awards. [Rolling Stone]

• A stabbing occurred at Art Basel. Witnesses assumed it was performance art, but it was not. [CNN

• The Hunger Games won the box office, followed by Adam Scott’s Krampus. [BOM]

• Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox told a story on stage about the Smashing Pumpkin’s Billy Corgan being a not-very-nice-person in 2007. Corgan vehemently denies it. We’d like to re-direct you to this interview with Corgan from 1996 and you can draw your own conclusions. [Pitchfork]   

• The New York Daily News tells it like it is on their front page. [NYDN

• North West got a little brother. [E!]