Chris Payne

Correspondent, Billboard.com

Chris Payne joined the editorial team in January 2013 after breaking in as an intern with both Billboard and Pitchfork, and freelancing for outlets like Paste, RollingStone.com, The L and Critical Mob. He served as music director for The College of New Jersey's WTSR from 2008 to 2010.

nirvana Kurt Cobain recording in Hilversum Studios

Kurt Cobain's Childhood Home Can Be Yours For $400,000

We’ve reported on big time rock memorabilia auctions before, but this one’s a little more serious. Kurt Cobain’s childhood home is for sale via Washington’s Aberdeen Realty, for the price of $400,000.
nirvana Kurt Cobain recording in Hilversum Studios

Kurt Cobain's Childhood Home Can Be Yours For $400,000

We’ve reported on big time rock memorabilia auctions before, but this one’s a little more serious. Kurt Cobain’s childhood home is for sale via Washington’s Aberdeen Realty, for the price of $400,000.
Hozier and Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox on Her Killer Grammy Performance & Why She Isn't Writing New Music

Annie Lennox delivered one of the finest performances of the 2015 Grammys, teaming up with Hozier for “Take Me To Church,” and bringing the house down with her rendition of “I Put a Spell on You.” Turns out, the social media consensus that was quick to champion her that night also kinda freaks her out.

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