Grammys 2016: Songs? Who Needs Them?
Despite all manner of performances, it was a single remark that stole the show at last night’s Grammy Awards… Awards shows are to brevity what Kanye West is to humility. And, judging from his recent Twitter activity, to solvency and sanity. But at least the fifteen hour shows (or do they just appear to…
The Grammys 2015: Isn’t Kanye A Lovely Unassuming Chap?
The Grammy Awards were on TV tonight in a prime time slot on national TV shoe-horned onto obscure digital-only channel 4Music. AC/DC kicked things off in style. In the UK, seeing a schoolboy next to an old man in a flat cap at a music industry event just brings unwelcome thoughts of certain radio 1…
Daft, But Not Punk: The Grammy Awards 2014
It’s always a joy to watch awards shows. It’s the sheer joy of the thing as we watch uncomfortable speeches, awkward silences after attempted jokes and disastrous outfits. And that’s just me sitting at home making jokes on Twitter. The show opened up with Beyonce who was joined by her other half, who treated us…