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It's Almost Here, D'Angelo and Mary J. Blige Tearin' Up The Pavilion

It’s Almost Here, D’Angelo and Mary J. Blige Tearin’ Up The Pavilion

Posted by Andrew on August 17th, 2012

Back in July I wrote a post about the importance of the live return of D’Angelo and now Boston is on the cusp of witnessing it. But let me take this opportunity to speak a little about the other headliner on this bill, the Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige. (more)
D’Angelo Is Back and Touring. How Does It Feel? So Good.

D’Angelo Is Back and Touring. How Does It Feel? So Good.

Posted by Andrew on July 12th, 2012

D’Angelo is back. It’s as simple as that. In fact I feel that this is almost all  I need to write on the matter, but I can’t, because I have a duty to inform those who don’t know what it really means to say those words. (more)

Grammy Awards 2009 Wrap-Up

Posted by Ace Staff on February 9th, 2009

Another year, another interesting list of Grammy Award Winners. The big winner of this year’s festivities was the collaboration between Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, Raising Sand. Krauss and Plant won 5 Awards, including album of the year, record of the year, pop collaboration with vocals, country collaboration with vocals, and Americana/folk album.

 

Lil Wayne took home awards for best rap album, rap solo performance, rap group performance (for Swagga Like Us along with Jay-Z, Kanye West, and T.I.), and best rap song. Daft Punk won best dance song (for Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger) and best album for Alive 2007.<br><br>

 

John Mayer took home solo pop vocal and rock vocal performance awards for “Say” and “Gravity”. Coldplaywon for rock album of the year, as well as song of the year and best vocal performance by a duo/group for “Viva La Vida”. Radiohead’s self-released, pay-what-you-want record In Rainbows was picked as best alternative album, and for best limited or special edition packaging. Bruce Springsteen’s “Girls in their Summer Clothes” won for best rock song. Metallica’s “My Apocalypse” won best metal performance. British singer-songwriter Adele won best new artist and best female pop performance.

 

Sugarland took home both best country performance by a duo/group and best country song. Jennifer Hudson’s self-titled album won for best R&B album. Coldplay opener Duffy’s Rockferry won for best pop vocal album. Kings of Leon single “Sex on Fire” won best rock performance. Estelle and Kanye West’s “American Boy” won for best rap/sung collaboration. Freak-out rockers The Mars Volta’s “Wax Simulacra” won for best hard rock performance. Carrie Underwood won best female country vocal performance for “Last Name”. Brad Paisley’s “Letter to Me” won for best male country vocal performance. Ne-Yo won for best R&B song and best R&B vocal solo. Mary J. Blige’s “Growing Pains” won the award for best contemporary R&B album. Alicia Keys’ “Superwoman” won for best female R&B vocal solo.