Tag: Grammys

Jay-Z On J.Cole Grammy Nomination

[vodpod id=Video.15816345&w=540&h=350&fv=] The Grammys are two months away and J.Cole is nominated for Best New Artist. Despite the stiff competition, Jay-Z says his protegĂ© already won in his eyes. Cole statement. “I think it’s great for him, because I’m sure it’s a dream of his. We grew up seeing Michael Jackson, and I’m sure he grew up seeing whatever moment stuck in his mind, so I know it’s great for him to do that,” Hov told MTV News following a […]

Kanye On Album Of The Year Snub

Although Kanye leads the 2012 Grammys with the most nominations, he didn’t get one for Album Of The Year. During last night’s tour stop in the Chi, he said he blamed it on himself for dropping two of the hottest albums in the same year. Sidebar: The Throne Visits South Shore Drive

Steve Stoute & Grammy Family Unite

Almost two weeks after Steve Stoute’s diatribe in the New York Times, Neil Portnow, President of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and The Commissioner issued this statement regarding their new pact: “The voices of artists and our creative community are at the heart of the missions of the Recording Academy and indeed the music industry itself. Expanding constructive and positive ways to continue to actively incorporate generational and artistic diversity in the Academy’s development and good work […]

Pre-Show Grammy Rap Winners (2011)

Best Rap Solo Performance Best Rap Performance By Solo Or Duo Best Rap Sung/Collaboration Best Rap Song Before the main event, the Recording Academy gave out several golden gramophones in the hip-hop/urban music categories. So far, Jay-Z leads the pack with three trophies while Eminem takes home one. On the R&B front, John Legend and The Roots rack up three awards for Wake Up!. Meanwhile, Cee-Lo snags one for “Fuck You”.

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