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By Frank Donovan
We here at VH1 music consider ourselves pretty big music fans and connoisseurs, but even we have our limits. Some music lovers will go so far as to devote their entire lives to a single artist–becoming experts and authorities on their lives, collecting and displaying memorabilia and artifacts. From grand gestures like building exact replicas of Britney Spears’ bedroom and Elvis Presley‘s Graceland mansion, to protecting minutiae like Johnny Cash‘s AmEx and a guitar pick that Keith Richards threw at you, the time and effort put in to these 10 museums and shrines put even MTV Fanatic (RIP) fans to shame.
Check out these 10 totally bonkers museums and shrines dedicated to musical heroes.
Last night we got an unexpected Grammy moment and it didn’t even go down on the show. After jokingly interrupting Beck’s acceptance speech for Album of the Year, Kanye West took over the E! airwaves and let his opinion on Beck’s win, the Grammys and even E! itself, be known.
Sia might’ve become the first Grammy performer ever to perform while in timeout. The VH1 You Oughta Know alum, kept her “wtf” streak alive with a performance of “Chandelier” made for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Fresh off his Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album wins, Sam Smith’s winning streak continued when he dazzled the crowd with an anticipated performance of “Stay With Me.”
Ed Sheeran took over the 2015 Grammy stage performing his hit song “Thinking Out Loud” backed by an all-star band.Herbie Hancock’s legendary piano playing combined with John Mayer on guitar and Questlove on drums brought new life to an already fan favorite. Read more…
You heard that Iggy? That was the collective exhale all of hip-hop just took when you didn’t walk away with rap album of the year. The Grammys actually got it right by giving Eminem the award, it was a better hip-hop album than The New Classic overall and the hip-hop community as a whole would unanimously agree. I imagine you were disappointed by the outcome but don’t be because there was a bright side to all of this.
This Sunday, the entire music industry will assemble in the City of Angels to witness the 57th Annual Grammy Awards go down. Prominently billed as “Music’s Biggest Night,” the awards ceremony serves as validation for some, frustration for others and pure entertainment for all. By now we all know the nominees in the most popular categories and who is performing Grammy night, but what do you really know about the actual Grammys Awards themselves?
The world continues to monitor the unpredictable status of Bobbi Kristina’s health. The 21-year-old has been fightingfor her life since she was discovered unconscious in an Atlanta townhome on Jan 31st. She was soon placed into a medically-induced coma by doctors where family and friends have remained by her bedside, hopeful and optimistic. Various celebrities have continued to keep Bobbi Kristina and her family in their thoughts, offering prayers and asking followers to do the same. Read more…