Matt Medved

Senior Editor, Dance/Electronic

Matt Medved leads Billboard's dance/electronic music coverage, spearheading online vertical Billboard Dance and regularly contributing to the print magazine. He holds JD/MA degrees from The George Washington University and a BS in Journalism from Northwestern University.

Jamie XX 2015

Grammy Nominations 2016: Dance Nominees Are Deserving, But Can't Catch a Major Category Break

The Recording Academy may finally be getting hip to dance/electronic music, but it still appears ignorant of the genre's overall impact and importance. The 2016 Grammy nominees for best dance/electronic album and best dance recording are mostly defensible -- save for one colossal snub in Major Lazer & DJ Snake's "Lean On" -- with no cringe-worthy surprises like 2013's Al Walser fiasco.