Birdy entered my radar with Just A Game from the first Hunger Games soundtrack in 2012, but it wasn’t until her cover of Bon Iver‘s Skinny Love reached my ears earlier this year that she really caught my attention.
That song originally appears on her debut album released three years ago, where it was also her first single in the UK (reaching #17). It was given similar treatment for her North American introduction, albeit strange considering it’s a three year old piano-ballad cover from an album loaded with more suitable-for-radio tracks.
As I’m sure most of you might be sick of hearing about Adele‘s ongoing achievements each and every week as I am, she may be the single most important factor in music right now for other reasons other than her success on the charts. I’m referring to the actual basis of mainstream and pop music as we know it right
The nominations for music’s biggest night of the year will be announced next Wednesday and like the Oscars, there has been a lot of Grammy buzz floating around, specifically with certain names. I’ve taken The Big 4 awards and chosen my predictions for the nominations for them. It’s really hard to narrow down the lists to five since there are