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The Grammys: tribute, celebration, and controversy

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

The VIP clients we sent to the Grammy Awards must have had an amazing time (yes, we can get you tickets for next year’s ceremonies too – give us a call!). For the rest of us, though, watching from home was almost as good – we got to see a plethora of amazing outfits, see which of our predictions were right for the various award categories, and (of course) check out a series of outstanding live performances by some of the best artists in the business.

The death of Whitney Houston on Saturday cast a shadow over the proceedings, and was addressed in several moving tributes.

All was not gloom and doom, however – the red carpet was chock-full of artists looking great, and most charming moment of the evening had to go to Adele’s chipper pose with a literal armful of awards.

Nicki Minaj ruffled a few feathers with her date (an actor dressed as the Pope) and an exorcism-themed performance which some called sacrilegious. Check it out for yourself:
Nicki Minaj – Roman Holiday (The Exorcism of…

Let us know what your favorite moment of the evening was in the comments below, and who you’re planning on seeing when they hit the tour circuit!

2012 Grammy Nominations released – here’s our predictions for the winners!

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

The Grammy Awards are coming up again, and nominations have been released today. There have been some predictable choices (Adele, Foo Fighters, Lady Gaga) as well as some surprises (Bon Iver, Mumford & Sons, the Black Keys). Here are the nominations, as well as (in italics) our predictions. Who do you think will win? Were we right, or do you disagree? Let us know in the comments!

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga picked up 3 nominations this year!