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The most uneventful Grammys in recent memory climaxed with an utterly anticlimactic Album Of The Year winner. Rarely has such a shocking upset felt so bereft of drama, and it could not have been more fitting. The triumph of Beck’s Morning Phase wasn’t even a head-scratcher of the Steely-Dan-in-2001 or Herbie-Hancock-in-2008 variety so much as… More »

NOTE: The Grammys are still 10 days away, but I’m going on vacation next week, so you’re now privy to what must be the earliest Grammys preview on the internet. More »

Is it possible that the Grammys are actually moving backwards? America’s steep racial divide is not some radical new development, and like most other institutions built on prestige, the Grammys have always been an exceptionally white enterprise. But at a time when the continuing separation between blacks and whites in America is becoming impossible for… More »

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Stephen Colbert On The Grammys

The essence of the NARAS shit show distilled.
Stereogum | February 13, 2007 - 10:54 am

“Roxanne” 2007: A Jazz Odyssey

So, we broke even. Transposed down to suit Sting’s vocal cords, spaced out for the benefit of the young, drug-loving generation next, The Police celebrated…
Stereogum | February 12, 2007 - 1:45 pm

Liveblogging The 2007 Grammy Awards

It?s on! Welcome the 49th Grammy Award Show, coming to you live you from Stereogum HQ. It?s going to be a long night, but we?re…
Stereogum | February 11, 2007 - 7:57 pm

A Grammys Wish

Dear Grammy, We will be liveblogging you on Sunday, and all we ask is for something like this to happen……
Stereogum | February 9, 2007 - 6:07 pm

Handicapping The 49th Annual Grammys’ First Five MInutes

Not only is it OK To Like The Grammys, it's so OK that we're inviting you guys to watch 'em with us: Log on Sunday…
Stereogum | February 8, 2007 - 6:00 pm

It’s Ok To Like… The Grammys

Every week, we encourage you to let your guard down, crawl out of the indie rock bunker, and embrace your guilty pleasures. You’re welcome… The…
Stereogum | February 6, 2007 - 1:39 pm

A Grammy Scenario

A charming tidbit from Lefsetz: There are TOO MANY categories. If you can?t get nominated for a Grammy, you?re not a musician. Cut the list.
Stereogum | December 12, 2006 - 12:46 pm

49th Grammy Nominations Get Bliged, Peppered & Blunted

We know you don't give a shit about who actually wins the Grammys. So vote here instead! Cookie Mountain is currently edging out Boys &
Stereogum | December 7, 2006 - 12:49 pm

Stereogum’s Guide To Grammys 2006

Woo hoo, it's the 48th Annual Grammys tonight. Stereogum knows it's hard to get excited about an awards ceremony in which Paul McCartney received his…
Scott Lapatine | February 8, 2006 - 5:50 pm

48th Grammy Nominations

FYI — Eligibility “year” is 10/1/04 to 9/30/05. That’s why no Ariel Pink! Mariah, Kanye, and John Legend are today’s happy campers, with eight nods…
Scott Lapatine | December 8, 2005 - 9:52 am

Album Of The Year, Grammy Stizz

This year’s Grammys (Sunday @ 8pm on CBS) are sure to be another major yawn, but I’ll watch it anyway. Maybe Gretchen Wilson will have…
Stereogum | February 13, 2005 - 12:49 pm

And The Grammy Goes To … Lionel Richie! does a great job blogging the Grammys … the 1984 Grammys! 8:48 pm: The camera pans across the front row, where Michael Jackson, clad…
Stereogum | February 10, 2004 - 12:22 pm

More Grammy Buzz

Now here’s something I didn’t expect to see at the Grammys: Margaret Cho is hott! Buzz. Also, I should’ve blogged this yesterday like I…
Stereogum | February 9, 2004 - 11:03 am

And The Nominees Are…..

RECORD OF THE YEAR: Beyonce feat. Jay-Z – “Crazy In Love” Black Eyed Peas feat. Justin Timberlake – “Where Is The Love?” Coldplay – “Clocks”…
Stereogum | December 4, 2003 - 3:10 pm


The always embarrassingly unhip Grammy nominations will be announced this morning. I’m predicting major nods for Johnny Cash and Warren Zevon. Death = Grammy.
Stereogum | December 4, 2003 - 9:50 am
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