The Grammy Awards Aren’t That Great

The Grammy Awards Aren’t That Great

The Grammy Awards aren’t that great. The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences initiated the awards in 1959, ostensibly to recognize important or innovative musical artists. The Grammys certainly aren’t what they used to be. In reality the awards are just recording industry rubber-stamping for lucrative musical franchises. This is not to say that […]

Grammy Awards Predictions and Nominations

Grammy Awards Predictions and Nominations

On Friday, with the announcement of the 2014 Grammy Awards nominations, came the inevitable questions that recur every year at this time — who was included, why were some singers and albums not included, and who will be the winners — my predictions follow. Jay Z led the field of musical artists nominated for Grammy […]

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