A Dozen Pieces of Grammy Crap (Involves an Actual Death, Too)

Grammys. Ugh. I never want to hear another ballad for as long as I live.

  1. For the first time ever, people will be able to stream the Grammys legally.
  2. Fourteen things you probably didn’t know about the Grammys.
  3. There were some surprises at Clive Davis’ Grammy party. I wasn’t invited.
  4. The Curse of the Grammy’s Best New Artist. Where are they now?
  5. Who nominates some of this crap?
  6. How MSN Messenger made Charlie XCX into a Grammy nominee.
  7. One person is dead following a shooting outside a pre-Grammy party at an LA club.
  8. Nine reasons the Grammys don’t know shit about rap.
  9. The business of being Ed Sheeran.
  10. Apparently, Americans thing British pop stars are cool–but they’re pretty ugly.
  11. “Music’s biggest night?” Hardly.
  12. For some reason, these US politicians are singing their favourite Grammy songs.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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