Lady A wins record, song of year at the Grammys

Full story: El Paso Times
Lady Antebellum was the big winner at the Grammys with five awards, including record and song of the year for the band's yearning crossover ballad "Need You Now," but rockers Arcade Fire won Sunday's biggest prize, album of the year, for their highly acclaimed "The Suburbs." Arcade Fire's Win Butler was visibly stunned as the group accepted their ... Full Story
Jake

El Paso, TX

#1 Feb 14, 2011
I thought Esperanza Spalding winning Best New Artist was surprising, but she definitely deserves it. She is a jazz phenomenon, her voice is silky smooth, and her Upright Bass playing is incredible. Justin Bieber is usually pretty solid in his live performances, but the duet with Usher really limited him. Many people were upset that he didn't win the award (like he hasn't already gotten enough praise), but the award is BEST NEW ARTIST, not MOST POPULAR NEW ARTIST. I think the Grammy's did a good job of trying to promote the less mainstream bands and artist which is good, because a lot of Mainstream music these days is horrible, autotuned garbage.

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