Tag: Lady Gaga
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…
Is Heavy Rock Guilty Of The Worst Lyrics Ever…? The Case For The Prosecution
I’m Putting Rock On Trial! Have Your Say! It is the 25th anniversary of Bon Jovi’s first UK number one album, “New Jersey” – a moment when heavy rock had confirmed its place in the mainstream, capping the momentum built by the likes of Bon Jovi, Def Leppard (number 1 in the US with “Love…
Jerks, Quirks and Twerks: A Look At MTV’s Video Music Awards
The VMA Music Awards were broadcast on MTV last night, in a rare example of music appearing on MTV. Twenty years ago the artists who cleaned up at the 1993 MTV VMA awards were Pearl Jam, En Vogue, Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Aerosmith, Nirvana, Alice In Chains and R.E.M. That’s a pretty good line up. A…