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Babel – Mumford & Sons
Four British men returning shook the music world. They are not The Beatles. Four young men with bizarre sexy outfit plays folk-rock music in a marvelous way. Consists of Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall, and they call themselves Mumford & Sons.
They can play folk, even better than Americans in general. Issued 2 new albums, both directly won ‘Album of the Year’ in two different games. The first album ‘Sigh No More’ (2009) debuted at the BRIT Awards 2011, and second album ‘Babel (2012) has recently rocked the Grammy Awards. A record in the history of folk-rock music.
Initially, ‘Babel‘ is a faster paced, more powerful, with a melody that is more popular they have committed contempt of folk music. But, some others think that ‘Babel‘ a higher achievement than ‘Sigh No More’. Ranging from being the fastest selling album in the UK (over 159,000 albums in its first week), became the best-selling album sales of 600 thousand pieces scored CD was released the first week in America, to a peak when it climbed to the podium to receive Grammy Cup.
Indeed, it’s not provide the predicate ‘Album of The Year’ on ‘Babel‘. Mumford & Sons combines elements of folk rock, melodic pop, gospel lyrics with an independent spirit who formed a new musical expression into this album. And, one thing that can be emulated from them is their attitude in music. Do not care about people’s views on what music they play, or the clothes they wear. Importantly, the result is this beautiful folk never before.
Biggest music awards, this year’s Grammy Awards will be held in Nashville in December. Maroon 5 is rumored to be the first band to perform. In addition to entertaining audiences with songs flagship, Adam Levine cs will also announce nominations for one of the categories. The event will be hosted by rapper LL Cool J. Similarly Aceshowbiz launched on Wednesday (09/19/2012).
Grammy Awards (originally called Gramophone Award) – or Grammy – is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and some of the awards of more popular interest are presented in a widely viewed televised ceremony. It is the music equivalent to the Emmy Awards for television, the Tony Awards for stage performances, and the Academy Awards for motion pictures.
April 2011 and the annual music event reduced by 11 Grammy Awards nominations for 2012. Now the Grammy nominations will certainly increase three to 81 nominations. Two of them are nominated for the Best New and Best Classical Contemporary Urban Compendium. While one other category that is returned is the Best Latin Jazz Album.
The return nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album of protests filed by music lovers. They do not agree on the changes and asked that the cup was returned. Herbie Hancock, Paul Simon and Bill Cosby had filed a lawsuit that eventually dropped again. Removal nomination made Latin jazz artists have to compete with a wider group of jazz instrumental category.
Grammy nominations announcement will be made on 5 December, while the announcement of the winners will be held February 10, 2013.
Lady Gaga - Oprah Winfrey
Lady Gaga recently chose silence with existing coverage. Gaga admitted only want to be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey. Lady Gaga is often called by her fans that Monster Mother also admitted to restrict myself from reading the media. Singer of ‘Born This Way’ it prefers not to know anything about her in the media.
If previous years Gaga become headline in a variety of media, it’s not for this year. At the Grammy Awards earlier, Gaga is not much talked about by many media, there’s nothing special about Gaga at the event held last February 12.
The singer’s real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta did not receive any awards at the Grammy Awards. This 25 year-old woman did not appear on the red carpet, she was seen sitting in the invitation chair.
Singer Adele scored record sales of the best-selling album of the 21st century in England. Sales of the album ’21 ‘was the album sales figures beat Amy Winehouse,’ Back To Black ‘. Since its release 10 months ago, sales of the album ’21 ‘has exceeded 3.4 million copies. While Amy’s album had sold 3.3 million copies. In fact, the album ’21 ‘which rely on single ‘Someone Like You’ and ‘Set Fire To The Rain’ was also able to survive in the top ten charts since January 2011.
Year 2011 is like the best year for Adele. In addition to record sales of albums, the singer born May 5, 1988 was also successfully received six nominations at the Grammy Awards event. Among other things, Album Of The Year, Record Of The Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album.
Another achievement Adele also obtained in the event the annual American Music Awards (AMAs) 2011. Singer Taylor Swift and Adele competing obtain each of the three trophies. The highest award won Artist of the Year Taylor Swift. This blond woman is also bagging trophy Favorite Country Female Artist and Favorite Country Album. From that he got four nominations, Adele got trophy Favorite Pop / Rock Female Artist, Favorite Pop / Rock Album and Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist.
Many of the featured artists enliven the event. Justin Bieber’s rendition of ‘Mistletoe’. Katy Perry with the newest single ‘The One That Got Away’. Gym Class Heroes are also invited Adam Levine singing ‘Stereo Hearts’.