Posts tagged "Bon Iver"

Justin Timberlake’s “Bon Iver” Plays For Blue Ivy In ‘SNL’ Sketch

Very, very frequent Saturday Night Live host/surprise guest Justin Timberlake popped by this weekend's Maya Rudolph-hosted episode to send up awkward Grammy winner Justin Vernon of Bon Iver in a hilarious skit that featured cast portrayals of some of the biggest names in pop as they celebrated the birth of Beyonce and Jay-Z's adorable little

By: Idolator Staff / February 19, 2012

2012 Grammy Awards: 5 Best (And Worst) Moments

The 2012 Grammy Awards made us experience a rainbow of emotions during its three-and-a-half-hour telecast. Adele made us giggle with her adorable acceptance speeches, while Katy Perry's unflattering hair color just made us angry. We wept over Jennifer Hudson's moving tribute to Whitney Houston, and cried even more when Nicki Minaj began flying over the…

By: Becky Bain / February 13, 2012

Bon Iver’s Grammy Win: Watch Justin Vernon’s “Uncomfortable” Speech

Not many people seemed more shocked by Bon Iver's upset win for the Best New Artist Grammy Award than Bon Iver themselves, and in particular singer Justin Vernon, who spent an awkward few minutes on stage painfully and very publicly swallowing the words he spoke earlier this year criticizing the Grammys. "It's really hard to…

By: Idolator Staff / February 12, 2012

Grammy Winners 2012: Adele Wins It All

As we thought, six-time Grammy nominee Adele is now a six-time Grammy winner, sweeping Album, Record and Song of the Year, as well as Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Short Form Video and Best Pop Solo Performance at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 12). The singer netted trophies for her record-smashing album…

By: Nicole Sia / February 12, 2012

Grammy Awards 2012: A Viewer’s Guide

Los Angeles' Staples Center is where the 54th Grammy Awards will go down this Sunday. The CBS telecast kicks off at 8 p.m. EST, and the thought on everyone's mind is likely this: just how many statues is Britain's not-so-secret weapon Adele going to jet back to London with? Plus, will Grammy give the gift…

By: Robbie Daw / February 10, 2012

Grammys Backlash: 10 Artists Who Are Over The Awards Show

For as long as there have been music awards, there have been musicians with opinions about those music awards, and the Grammys are no exception. Depending on your point of view, Arcade Fire trumping commercial heavyweights Lady Gaga, Eminem and Katy Perry for Album of the Year at last year's ceremony was either the event'…

By: Mike Wass / February 9, 2012

Grammy Awards 2012: We Pick Record Of The Year

We've shared our 2012 Grammy picks for Best New Artist, Song Of The Year and who we think will take all the Pop and Dance categories — now let's take a look at who's up for Record Of The Year. The nominees in this category are basically a mirror image of Song Of The Year,…

By: Becky Bain / February 9, 2012

Grammy Awards 2012: We Pick Song Of The Year

We've shared our 2012 Grammy predictions for Best New Artist and all the Pop categories, and today it's time to move on to one of the big ones - Song Of The Year. Last year, Lady Antebellum won this category (as well as Record Of The Year) for "Need You Now". Is Adele destined to…

By: Becky Bain / February 8, 2012

Grammy Awards 2012: Who Will Win Best New Artist?

After we took a stab at predicting the Grammy winners in the Pop and Dance categories yesterday, we're now ready to hold our magnifying glass up the list of Best New Artist nominees. Last year, the jazzy Esperanza Spalding pulled an upset by besting more well-known names such as Drake, Justin Bieber and Florence +…

By: Robbie Daw / February 7, 2012

Adele, Lana Del Rey, Florence & Jessie J Nominated For BRIT Awards

Adele and Jessie J are the leading ladies at this year's BRIT Awards after nabbing three nominations apiece, while 20-year-old Halifax, West Yorkshire native Ed Sheeran got the most nods of all, with four. Sheeran's 2011 UK hit "The A Team" will compete with nine other songs in the British Single category — including Adele'…

By: Robbie Daw / January 12, 2012

Bon Iver And Karmin To Perform On ‘Saturday Night Live’ In February

A few weeks before they take on the Grammys, Bon Iver will be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live's February 4 episode, which will be hosted by Step Up and 21 Jump Street star Channing Tatum. The next week, retro pop-rap duo Karmin will hopefully bust out another flashy hip-hop cover on the February…

By: Becky Bain / January 11, 2012

Best Music 2011: Skylar Grey Picks Her Favorite Album Of The Year

We've delighted in the best-of-2011 picks from Patrick Stump and Ellie Goulding, and now we're especially thrilled to share a guest contribution from the enigmatic, captivating singer-songwriter Skylar Grey. The "Invisible" woman has been anything but this year: she set up her debut album, (also called Invisible), went on tour with Bruno Mars, and lit u…

By: Becky Bain / December 15, 2011

Bon Iver Frontman Calls Grammy Awards “Ridiculous”: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Justin Vernon from Bon Iver shared some very anti-Grammy comments in an unearthed New York Times interview from last February: "We should not be gathering in a big room and looking at each other and pretending this is important." Awkward, considering Bon Iver is nominated for four Grammys, including Song and

By: Becky Bain / December 8, 2011

2012 Grammy Nominations

The main 2012 Grammy nominees were announced this evening on The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!—Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night telecast. And it's a big ole pop fest for this year's crop of nominees, with Adele, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Bruno Mars all vying for Album Of The Year. (Oh, and the Foo Fighters, for the…

By: Becky Bain / November 30, 2011

2012 Grammy Nominations: Best New Artist

The 2012 Grammy nominees were announced this evening on The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!—Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night telecast. And it’s a big ole pop fest for this year’s crop of nominees, with Adele, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Bruno Mars all vying for statues across several categories. Click through to see the 54th Annual Grammy…

By: Idolator Staff / November 30, 2011

2012 Grammy Nominations: Song Of The Year

The 2012 Grammy nominees were announced this evening on The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!—Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night telecast. And it’s a big ole pop fest for this year’s crop of nominees, with Adele, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Bruno Mars all vying for statues across several categories. Click through to see the 54th Annual Grammy…

By: Idolator Staff / November 30, 2011

2012 Grammy Nominations: Record Of The Year

The 2012 Grammy nominees were announced this evening on The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night telecast. And it’s a big ole pop fest for this year’s crop of nominees, with Adele, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Bruno Mars all vying for statues across several categories. Click through to see the 54th…

By: Idolator Staff / November 30, 2011

2012 Grammy Nominations: Our Predictions & Wish List

Tonight's Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! special will not only boast performances by Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj Sugarland, and Jason Aldean, it will also, naturally, reveal who's up for the big categories at the 54th Grammys, which will be broadcast live by CBS on February 12. Now is probably a good time to mentio…

By: Idolator Staff / November 30, 2011

Jill Scott Shines The Light Of The Sun On The Top Of The Album Chart

Billboard cover girl Jill Scott demonstrates her solar power by bumping Eminem and Royce Da 5'9"'s Hell: The Sequel down from the #1 position on the publication's Top 200 roundup. The recent BET Awards performer's The Light Of The Sun, which moved 135,000 copies in its first week, is the first of her four studio…

By: Robbie Daw / June 29, 2011

‘Complex’ Goes Behind-The-Scenes Of Kanye West’s Hawaiian “Rap Camp”

Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy drops today, and the rapper is scoring some of the best reviews in his already highly-praised career. (Pitchfork rated the album a perfect 10.0 — the first time in eight years the site has handed out that distinction. Take that, Lauer! While 'Ye himself hasn't tweeted in several…

By: Becky Bain / November 22, 2010
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