The nominations are in for the 56th Grammy Awards. Jay-Z leads the pack with nine nominations followed by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake and Pharrell Williams, who have seven each.
Prior to the nominations announcement last night, I predicted who would make each of the Big 4 categories of Album, Record and Song of the Year, and Best New Artist. Let’s see how I did:
Tomorrow night, the nominations for the biggest music awards of the year will be unveiled as part of a live broadcast on CBS. The hourlong broadcast will feature Lorde, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and others performing and is once again hosted by LL Cool J.
Just like last year and the year before, I’m making my guesses on what will be nominated Grammy’s “Big 4” – the main categories of Record, Song, Album and Best New Artist.
If the MTV Music Video Awards are about the scandals, interruptions, awkward and spontaneous, last night’s show put it back in the game. The VMAs, perhaps the biggest award show not actually about the awards, is the one “ceremony” where celebrities entertain by being completely outrageous and off-the-wall without having to apologize for it. The show started off with a