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Robbed! Why Beyoncé Didn’t Win Grammy For Album Of The Year

Beyoncé’s Album of the Year loss to Beck came as shock too many.   Controversy surrounded the event after Kanye West told Beck in a post-show interview that he should “give his Grammy to Beyoncé.” When Beck was asked if Beyoncé should have won he said, “Absolutely, I thought she was going to win.” View image | gettyimages.com   Tell Me ...

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Why Kanye’s Tantrum Was One Of The Best Things To Happen To Beck At The Grammys

Kanye West’s failure to grab the spotlight created even more buzz for Beck’s already brilliant career.   The day after Kanye West interrupted Beck’s speech at the Grammys Spotify streams for the ’90s alternative rock singer shot up over 500%.   Kanye West has issues. But if you watched the Grammys on Sunday and saw him interrupt Beck’s speech after winning Album ...

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The Grammy 2015 Winner List: Sam Smith, Beck Win Big

2015 Grammy winners: Album of the Year Beck – “Morning Phase” Record Of The Year “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith Song Of The Year “Stay With Me,” Steve Fitzmaurice, Rodney Jerkins & Jimmy Napes. (Artist: Sam Smith) Pop Vocal Album “In the Lonely Hour,” Sam Smith Best New Artist Sam Smith Pop Solo Performance “Happy (Live),” Pharrell Williams ...

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BandRumors Best-To-Worst Ranking Of 2015 Grammy Performances

Music’s biggest night likes to refer to its performances as “moments.” But which Grammy moments were memorable and which were just duds? We count down all 23 from worst to best. Pharrell Williams – “Happy” How do you make the most annoyingly chipper song of all time even worse? Make it terrifyingly weird. Madonna – “Living for Love” Madonna’s performance ...

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Grammy Controversy: Does Iggy Azalea Have A Shot At Winning Best Rap Album?

There’s no denying Iggy Azalea’s commercial success. She had a seven-week number-one with “Fancy,” half-a-million albums sold, and smash features on T.I.’s “No Mediocre” and Ariana Grande’s “Problem.” Billboard acknowledged the rapper as their Top New Artist of 2014, above other massive breakouts like Sam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer. In Iggy’s own words, “It’s Iggy Season.” It’s also ...

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Watch: Band Rumors 2015 Grammy Pre-Show Analysis With Jared Wolf

East Coast correspondent Jared Wolf is a student member of the The Recording Academy, studies at Ithaca College and hopes to cover The Grammys in person next year! Hi, this is Jared Wolf coming to you from BandRumors.com. We are one week away from the Grammys, and we are bringing you all of the coverage you need, from predictions to ...

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BandRumors Official 2015 Grammy Predictions (Can You Say Beyonce?)

With “Music’s Biggest Night” just around the corner, it’s time to lock in our final predictions for the Grammy Awards. Some big questions remain: Does the night belong to Sam Smith, or will an upset or two keep him from a sweep? Will Iggy Azalea or Eminem become the second white artist in a row to win Best Rap Album? ...

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57th Grammy Nominees Announced!

Nominees for the 57th Grammy Awards include some of the usual suspects that you’ve been hearing all year like Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande and Sam Smith. But some artists that you haven’t heard much from include Ziggy Marley for Best Reggae Album and Haim and Bastille for Best New Artist More nominees will be announced through the day. ...

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Video Spotlight: George Ezra Brings ‘Budapest’ To America

We can’t seem to get enough of the song”Budapest” by British singer-songwriter George Ezra. At twenty one, Ezra is poised to break in the US following the likes of fellow countrymen Sam Smith and John Newman. “Budapest” is the single from his debut album, Wanted on Voyage (2014). The record was initially released as single on back in December 2013 in ...

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11 Reasons To Watch The MTV Video Music Awards

MTV has been a part of the cultural zeitgeist since the early 1980s. We’ve seen Madonna, Michael Jackson, Eminem, Britney Spears, Green Day and Taylor Swift bring us some of the most memorable music moments imaginable. Don’t miss it this time around because who knows what could happen this year! Here’s the top ten reasons why you should watch the ...

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