Adele had plenty to say when she won the Grammy for Best New Artist Sunday night. “If my life got any better, I would overdose on the amazingness,” she told our News team. See what else the young British singer had on her mind.
It’s a time of activism, and it’s a time of uniting to solve problems together. Working in the spirit of such ideals, the IntraHealth group has been bringing lots of new ideas to the table regarding health care initiatives in Africa.? LIke most forward thinking enterprises, they’ve gotten plenty of cooperation with artists. African bandleader and global superstar Youssou N’Dour is at the center of this community. And today, along with several other musicians, Nas has put a foot forward to assist the program.
An exclusive remix of Nas’s “Wake Up” is available to those want to participate in the IntraHealth campaign.? It’s free, but you’ll also have a chance to make a donation to the cause as you’re acquiring the track. Please think about participating.
Janell Snowden and the VH1 News team were roaming around the Grammys Sunday night, and they connected with lots of artists. Check out what Jason Mraz says about his signature hat, What Miley Cyrus says about she and Taylor Swift chasing down Coldplay and Radiohead, and John Mayer getting high on the beautiful essence of Snoop Dogg.
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The VH1 News team was on the scene of the Grammys last night, and along with several other interviews, they connected with a handful of evening’s winners. Coldplay‘s Chris Martin said the band’s award triumphs made him sniffle up. Robert Plant said that he didn’t care about awards, that he and his partner Alison Krauss made music just for fun. And Adele wondered where she’d keep her “Best New Artist” prize – somewhere near the shampoo and toothpaste evidently.
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Lots of oddball mash-ups and fun performances at this year’s Grammys show. Never thought we’d see Stevie Wonder rocking it with the Jonas Brothers. And Radiohead was channeling Fleetwood Mac with that parade band. Speaking of parades, that Lil Wayne/Allen Toussaint brass band romp was a blast. Say New Orleans! Weigh in on the evening’s choices in the comments section.
Here’s a list of all the winners. Click on their names to see videos by each of them.
Album Of The Year: Raising Sand – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Best Rap Album: Tha Carter III – Lil Wayne
Record Of The Year: “Please Read the Letter That I Wrote” – Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Best New Artist: Adele
Best R&B Album: Jennifer Hudson – Jennifer Hudson
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance: “Superwoman” – Alicia Keys
Best Male R&B Vocal Performance: “Miss Independent” – Ne-Yo
Best Rock Song: “Girls In Their Summer Clothes” – Bruce Springsteen
Country Duo or Group Performance with Vocals: “Stay” - Sugarland
Best Rap Solo Performance: “A Milli” – Lil Wayne
Best Rap Song: “Lollipop” – Lil Wayne
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: “American Boy” – Estelle, featuring Kanye West
Best Rap Performance By a Group: “Swagga Like Us” – Jay-Z & T.I. with Kanye West, and Lil Wayne
Best Dance Recording: “Harder, Faster, Stronger” – Daft Punk
Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance: “Gravity” – John Mayer
Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group: Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Best Rock Performance: Wax Simulacra – The Mars Volta
Best Metal Performance: “My Apocalypse” – Metallica
Best Alternative Music Album: In Rainbows – Radiohead
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Will it be Adele over Duffy for “Best Female Pop Vocal”? How about T.I. over Lil Wayne for “Best Rap Album”? And there can’t be any way that Robert Plant & Alison Krauss would trump Wayne for “Album Of the Year,” can there? One final question: are the Jonas Brothers 2008′s Best New Artists?
With the Grammys only a day away, everyone’s making their predictions. Our buds at Scandalist weighed in with their own photo gallery list of who’s going to win. Check it out, and offer your own opinion on who’s going to triumph in some of these categories.
Catch a bunch of videos and photos of this year’s nominees at VH1′s Grammys site.
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Our pals at Scandalist have been scrounging around Grammyville, reminding us of a few oddities that have taken place with the big show over the years.
Like: When there are several youngster nominees and only one oldster nominee, the wrinkled guy has a decent shot because the new kids kind a cancel each other out.
Like: The Record of the Year category has a wealth of Brit nominees this year.
Like: The fashions worn by the nominees and winners in 1999 are pretty damn funny to glance at these days.
Jump into the site and check their explanations for all these twists. Scandalist is posting on this year’s Grammys show every day this week.
And while we’re on the subject, did you know that overzealous guitar whiz Joe Satriani has abandoned his legal ambush of Coldplay the night of the show? And did you know that the tatooed love boys of Blink 182 are reuniting to spend some quality time together on Sunday? And did you know that chart queen Taylor Swift loves to talk about her childhood?
Everyone has their favorites when it comes to the Grammys competition. This year’s show is Sunday night, and each day this week we’ll choose a category and list the artists that are up for an award. We want you to comment on their chances. Watch videos and read news while you weigh in on who you think will take the prize.
Today it’s “Best Rock Album”
Coldplay – Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
Kid Rock – Rock ‘n’ Roll Jesus
Kings of Leon – Only By The Night
Metallica – Death Magnetic
Raconteurs – Consolers Of The Lonely
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Three distinct categories stand out this year. Best Rap Song, Best Rock Album, and Best New Artist. Our news team talked to T.I., Coldplay, and Duffy about their feelings for the 2009 race. The show airs on CBS this Sunday night, February 8. Head back here after the show for photo galleries and winners lists.