The Only Post-Grammy Awards Post You’ll Need to Read

Same old Grammys: a mainstream prime-time TV show that aimed to satisfy everyone all of the time. That’s impossible, of course, so we’ll default to the standard post-Grammys review: They sucked.

Rather than go through all the winners (if you want to do that, go here), this is your executive summary, the facts you can use at work today to make it seem like you sat through the whole show.

Point 1: Adele cleaned up.

Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Album of the Year, etc. etc. Five in total. Beyonce who? Oh, her. The one with that album named after a fruity drink, right? Well, she wasn’t completely shut out. Adele broke one of her Grammys in half and gave it to her. Oh, and Beyonce didn’t win in the Best Rock Performance category, either. Thank Christ.

But if you’re on Team Bey, you can throw this chart in Team Adele’s face.

Infographic: Adele Vs. Beyoncé | Statista
You will find more statistics at Statista


Point 2: Adele messed up a song, dropped an f-bomb, started again and everyone loved her for it.


Point 3: Things did not go well with the Lady Gaga/Metallica collaboration.

Gee, James. You look to be upset!


Point 4: There isn’t one.

This is all you really need to know. Seriously

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.

One thought on “The Only Post-Grammy Awards Post You’ll Need to Read

  • February 13, 2017 at 11:11 am

    Point 4: Bowie won all his 5 nominated categories


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