Saturday, February 11, 2012


  • Adele is going to be rolling deep in Grammy awards Sunday night. The British soul singer will be crowned Queen of Music at the Grammys, aka The Adele Show. Her honors will be both undeniable and deserved, with little chance of upset.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • Metallica? AC/DC? That music, which this 34-year-old firebrand grew up with, makes its way into a style honed on the road, grabbing bar patrons' attention.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • The Super Bowl had its fair share of big synchs and artist appearances this year, but the real music-marketing showcase is the Grammy Awards. The 2011 Grammys telecast on CBS was watched by 26.
  • (Hollywood Reporter)
  • The Grammy Awards are in trim, fighting form this year. And that should lead to fierce "fights" at the 54th annual ceremony taking place Sunday, in Los Angeles.
  • (The Oakland Press)
  • It's relatively safe to make some predictions for tomorrow's Grammy ceremony in Los Angeles: 1. Adele will carry off the lioness's share of top awards. 2. She will actually be singing. 3. Kanye West will be mightily mad whatever happens.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Imagine youre at a car dealership and you ask the salesman to show you the best new models. Youre checking them out, giddy to see this years cream of the crop, and -- surprise! -- you realize hes trying to sell you on a pre-owned car from 2008.
  • (S spinner)
  • Advertisers are shelling out big bucks for spots during tomorrow nights Grammys. After the average ad cost $621,000 last year, this years rates are closer to $800,000 per 30-second spot, two media-buying execs familiar with this years rates told Billboard.
  • (New York Post)
  • With the Foo Fighters nabbing six nominations, including album of the year, the bands frontman and Wasting Light producer talk about their all-analog achievement and look back on a 20-year history of great music.
  • (Hollywood Reporter)

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