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1Grammy Winners List

 

 

A complete list of the Grammy Winners from tonight. Adele  swept the competition

 

Album of the year: Adele’s 21

 

Record of the year: Adele’s Rolling the Deep

 

Best pop solo performance: Adele’s Someone Like You

 

Best rap performance: Otis, by Kanye West and Jay-Z

 

Best rock performance: Foo Fighters’ Walk

 

R&B album: Chris Brown’s F.A.M.E.

 

Song of the year: Adele’s Rolling in the Deep

 

Country album: Lady Antebellum’s Own the Night

 

Best new artist: Bon Iver

 

Winners from the pre-broadcast awards gala, earlier Sunday:

 

Short-form music video: Adele’s Rolling in the Deep

 

Long-form music video: Foo Fighters’ Back and Forth

 

Hard rock/metal performance: Foo Fighters’ White Limo

 

Rock song: Foo Fighters’ Walk

 

Rock Album: Foo Fighters’ Wasting Light

 

Recording package: Caroline Robert’s Scenes from The Suburbs, for Arcade Fire

 

Rap performance: Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Otis

 

Pop duo/group performance: Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse’s Body and Soul

 

Pop instrumental album: Booker T. Jones’ The Road from Memphis

 

Dance recording: Skrillex’s Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites

 

Dance/electronica album: Skrillex’s Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites

 

Traditional pop vocal album: Tony Bennett and various artists’ Duets II

 

Alternative music album: Bon Iver’s Bon Iver

 

R&B performance: Corinne Bailey Rae’s Is This Love

 

Traditional R&B performance: Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona’s Fool for You

 

R&B song: Cee Lo Green and Co.’s Fool for You

 

Rap/sung collaboration: Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie’s All of the Lights

 

Rap song: All of the Lights

 

Rap album: Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

 

Country solo performance: Taylor Swift’s Mean

 

Country song: Taylor Swift’s Mean

 

Country duo/group performance: The Civil Wars’ Barton Hollow

 

Folk album: The Civil Wars’ Barton Hollow

 

New age album: Pet Metheny’s What’s It All About

 

Improvised jazz solo: Chick Corea’s 500 Miles High

 

Jazz vocal album: Terri Lyne Carrington and various artists’ The Mosaic Project

 

Jazz instrumental: Corea, Clarke and White’s Forever

 

Large jazz ensemble: Christian McBride Big Band’s The Good Feeling

 

Gospel/contemporary Christian music performance: Le’Andria Johnson’s Jesus

 

Gospel song: Kirk Franklin’s Hello Fear

 

Contemporary Christian music song: Laura Story’s Blessings

 

Gospel album: Kirk Franklin’s Hello Fear

 

Contemporary Christian music album: Chris Tomlin’s And If Our God Is For Us…

 

Latin pop, rock or urban album: Mana’s Drama Y Luz

 

Regional Mexican or Tejano album: Pepe Aguilar’s Bicentenario

 

Bands or Norteno album: Los Tigres Del Norte’s Los Tigres Del Norte and Friends

 

Tropical Latin album: Cachao’s The Last Mambo

 

Americana album: Levon Helm’s Ramble at the Ryman

 

Bluegrass album: Alison Krauss and Union Station’s Paper Airplane

 

Blues album: Tedeschi Trucks Band’s Revelator

 

Regional roots music album: Rebirth Brass Band’s Rebirth of New Orleans

 

Reggae album: Stephen Marley’s Revelatino Pt. 1: The Root of Life

 

World music album: Tinariwen’s Tassili

 

Children’s album: All About Bullies… Big & Small

 

Spoken world album (includes poetry, audio books and story telling): Betty White’s If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t)

 

Comedy album: Louis C.K.’s Hilarious

 

Musical theatre album: The Book of Mormom

 

Compilation soundtrack for visual media: Boardwalk Empire: Vol. 1

 

Score soundtrack for visual media: Alexandre Desplat’s The King’s Speech

 

Song written for visual media: I See the Light (from Tangled)

 

Instrumental composition: Bela Fleck and Howard Levy’s Life in Eleven

 

Instrumental arrangement: Gordon Goodwin’s Rhapsody in Blue for Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band

 

Instrumental arrangement accompanying vocalist: Jorge Calandrelli’s Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me), for Tony Bennett and Queen Latifah

 

Boxed or special limited edition package: Dave Bett and Michelle Holme’s The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story

 

Album notes: Hear Me Howling: Blues, Ballads & Beyond as recorded by the San Francisco Bay by Chris Strachwitz in the 1960s

 

Historical album: Band on the Run (Paul McCartney Archive Collection – Deluxe Edition)

 

Engineered album, non-classical: Alison Krauss and Union Station’s Paper Airplane

 

Producer of the year, non-classical: Paul Epworth

 

Remixed recording, non-classical: Cinema (Skrillex Remix)

 

Surround sound album: Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (Super Deluxe Edition)

 

Engineered album, classical: Aldridge: Elmer Gantry

 

Producer of the year, classical: Judith Sherman

 

Orchestral performance: Brahms, Symphony No. 4 by Los Angeles Philharmonic, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel

 

Opera recording: Adams: Doctor Atomic

 

Choral performance: Light & Gold – Eric Whitacre, conductor (Christopher Glynn & Hila Plitmann; The King’s Singers, Laudibus, Pavão Quartet & The Eric Whitacre Singers)

 

Small-ensemble performance: Mackey: Lonely Motel – Music from Slide

 

Classical instrumental solo: Schwantner: Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra by Christopher Lamb, Giancarlo Guerrero conducts Nashville Symphony

 

Classical vocal solo: Joyce DiDonato with Kazushi Ono and Orchestre de l’Opera National de Lyon with Choeur de l’Opera National de Lyon for Diva Divo

 

Contemporary classical composition: Robert Aldridge and Herschel Garfein’s Elmer Gantry

 

0Video: Lupe Fiasco on the Bill O’Reilly Show


Lupe Fiasco accepted Bill O’ Reilly invitation oo his show to talk about and defend his recent comment about  President Obama being a terrorist.

0New Video: Lupe Fiasco (feat. Skylar Grey) ”Words I Never Say”

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1Lupe Fiasco Talks Suicidal Thoughts, B.O.B, & Lasers

 

 

Lupe has a tremendous amount of stress on his mind with a new album he hates and B.o.b getting all the recognition for hit single  nothing on you featuring Bruno mars.  I reported a few months ago that nothin on you was originally recorded by Lupe. 

 

On rapper B.o.b getting credit for  ‘nothing on you ‘:
“That was the tipping point. It was less about the bruised ego but more the audacity of it. It was mentally destructive. I say it with a certain laissez-faire now because I’m past it, but back then, hearin’ that s**t, it f**ked me up. I was super-depressed, lightly suicidal, at moments medium suicidal – and if not suicidal, willing to just walk away from it all completely.”

 On his new album Lasers:
“I hate this album. I don’t hate the music, but I hate the process. When I look at it, I don’t see song titles and artwork, I see the fight – I see the emotions, the blood, sweat and tears. There are a couple of songs on there that I love; but Lasers is a little bit of what you love, a little bit of what you like, and a lot of what you had to do.”

Suicidal thoughts for real?  Time to seek some professional help.

Lupe opens up about his feeling on the music industry

“To be blunt, I don’t really give a [crap]. I’ve grown very distant from the business, very numb to it…I don’t really care about the success anymore. I don’t really care about the fame. Three, four years later, I look at my bank account statements, and I haven’t made any money with my record label. You start to think a little bit differently about your motivations and why you’re doing what you’re doing”I’m guilty of it, too. Hip-hop today — talking solely about the commercial space — it’s the same producers, sound, over and over again. The artist with that particularly poppy song is given the first look as opposed to that ethereal, weird artist with the brand-new music.”

“The person who wins Best New Artist is this really abstract left bass player, [b]ecause it’s about who’s making music, who’s making something different. Justin Bieber sounds just like everybody else, to be honest. He’s the homie; he’s dope. But he’s no different than Sean Kingston, Usher.”

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0Lupe Fiasco Defends Kanye; Blasts George Bush via Twitter

“Maaaaaaaaaan… f*ck bush! That n*gga was a tyrant and a menace! American Imperialist and terrorist! Supported financial chicanery and illegal wars…f*ck him! Till @kanyewest is responsible for the deaths of Hundreds Of Thousands of people he good in my book. The Tea Party Don’t Like Black People!!”

Chicago’s finest is in the house….

Fellow Chicago native rapper Lupe Fiasco has come to  Kanye West’s defense against George Bush via his  twitter.

The recent controversy surrounding George Bush, Matt Lauer and Kanye West has stirred up long simmering bad feelings about the former President.

Kanye tried to clarify his statements on The Today show this week, but that interview with Matt Lauer didn’t go over well. West was so frustrated with how he felt he was treated by Lauer, he’s pulled out of a post Thanksgiving Day performance on the Today Show.

Ol’ George  will have to cross another rapper off his Christmas list.

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0Lupe Fiasco Goes Ape Sh*t on MTV [Read Here]

Rapper Lupe Fiasco went ape sh*t on  mega entertainment company mtv via his  twitter.com Apparently he  hates the new MTV and wants the old one back describing the company as being “salacious” and  “materialistic“. Peep the tweets below!

Oh snap…MTV (illuminati’s favorite network) back on the attack…why can’t y’all just chill out? Salacious banality @ the speed of light?

“I think I’ve been very good natured with you. I personally know several employees of your company. You guys know me as well. I’m confused

Where is the true music journalism??? where is Suchin?!! What happened? Where are the honest critiques of cultural expression?

For it’s not about being RIGHT it’s about being HOT Fame over self-awareness and virtue Hedonism over self respect Celebrity over cerebral.

A destroying force in our culture and society just like rest of the useless vapid spectacles that pour out of our tv’s and radios

What are we supposed to be learning from you? What is your point? Do you have a point beyond corporate sponsored distraction?

Your a materialistic shell of your former self that can only identify with celebrity pageantry and instant gratification

Corporate garbage pushing plastic lifestyles and wasteful, destructive behavior into the brains of the youth of the world

So when your relevance thins in2 a whisper & the stock price collapses and you have 2 come 2 grips with the mess you made. I’ll be here 4 ya

We’ll be here. With hands full of baby powder 2 smack some sense back into your body & a warm shoulder to cry on. We want the REAL MTV back!”

Do you agree with Lupe Fiasco comments about MTV?

0Video:Janelle Monae feat. B.o.B & Lupe Fiasco – Tightrope (Wondamix)

Janelle Monae  gets B.o.B, and Lupe Fiasco  for the  wondamix of her The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III) single, “Tightrope.”

0Lupe Fiasco “Nothing On You” Feat. Bruno Mars (Original Version)

Producer Jim Jonsin orginally sent this track “Nothin on You” to Lupe Fiasco but after Lupe rap over the record Jonsin  felt it wasn’t right for Lupe and insisted on sending to Atl’s own Bobby Ray aka B.O.B.

Jim Jonsin says via mtv

“I was actually working on a session in Chung King [Studios], and [Atlantic Records chairman] Craig Kallman called me during that session with that particular track, to work on it for Lupe Fiasco,” Jonsin told MTV News. “I told Craig, ‘I like the song a lot. It’s a smash and could be somebody’s single. But it’s not Lupe’s record. I need this record for B.o.B. Please give this record to B.o.B.’ I guess they went through whoever they went through, convinced whoever they needed to, and it got to B.o.B.”

Needless to say B.O.B and Bruno made the track Hawt!

0Diddy’s “Angels” Remix with Lupe Fiasco

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This joint will be featured on Lupe’s upcoming mixtape titled Enemy of the State: A Love Story which dropped on Thanksgiving.

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