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Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Grammys 2012: The Last Exorcism of Nicki Minaj: What went wrong (and what almost went right)

Did Nicki Minaj ruin her career last night, or transform herself from Rapper Barbie into a Lady Gaga-style artiste?

By Allison Stewart  |  02:21 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Grammys, Nicki Minaj

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Bon Iver, and other moments in Grammy Award rejection

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon wasn’t the first to begrudgingly accept a Grammy.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:34 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Bon Iver

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Click Track’s Grammy picks revisited

An updated list of who we’d like to see win in the four general categories on Grammy night.

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Adele, Nicki Minaj, Skrillex, Bon Iver, Foo Fighters, Kanye West

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Grammy collaborations: What’s in store for Sunday

Some of these pairings make sense. As for the others...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Deadmau5, Foo Fighters, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Bonnie Raitt

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Click Track’s 2012 Grammy picks

Gaga or Foos? Yeezy or Bon-Bon? Click Track’s contributors predict album of the year and more.

By Click Track  |  10:47 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Grammys

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 12/01/2011

2012 Grammy nominations: Kanye West leads with seven, but Adele is poised to win big

Kanye leads nominations with seven, but still has something to be miffed about.

By Chris Richards  |  09:02 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Grammys

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/02/2010

On air: Washington Post pop music critic Chris Richards talks Grammys on WNYC's Soundcheck

This guy has been nominated for ten Grammys. (Gary Malerba/Associated Press) Check the ticker -- only 73 days until the 53rd annual Grammy Awards unfold in sunny Los Angeles. On Click Track, we're off to the races. We recapped the...

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Grammys

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 12/01/2010

Grammy nominees to be announced tonight

Miranda Lambert won big at the CMAs. She performs at tonight's Grammy concert -- will nominations be far behind? (AP Photo/Josh Anderson) The nominees for the the 53rd annual Grammy Awards will be announced during a televised concert tonight on...

By David Malitz  |  04:08 PM ET, 12/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  B.o.B., Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Miranda Lambert

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 02/01/2010

The Grammys: Five Worst Performances

Look, it's T-Pain, Slash and Jamie Foxx. And when we say look, we mean don't listen. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) From Taylor Swift to T-Pain, there was something uniquely awful for everyone at last night's Grammy awards. We count down the...

By Allison Stewart  |  02:20 PM ET, 02/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Carrie Underwood, Drake, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, Lil Wayne, Michael Jackson, Slash, Stevie Nicks, T-Pain, Taylor Swift

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/01/2010

Grammys 2010: Ladies night

Beyonce was a big winner at Sunday's Grammys. (Reuters/Mike Blake) Want to catch up on last night's Grammys? Let's make it easy. Here is Chris Richards's report from Los Angeles, where Beyonce and Taylor Swift were the big winners. Here...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Beyonce, Taylor Swift

Posted at 01:30 AM ET, 02/01/2010

Taylor Swift's off-key Grammy moment

Taylor Swift won the evening's biggest award, but her performance was what really had people talking. (Reuters/Mike Blake) Another fairy tale evening for Taylor Swift? Not quite. Yes, the country-pop princess took home the most-coveted Grammy of the evening -...

By David Malitz  |  01:30 AM ET, 02/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Taylor Swift

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 01/29/2010

To live and tweet in L.A. -- Follow Washington Post pop music critic Chris Richards on Twitter

This weekend, I'll be navigating the nooks and crannies of sunny Los Angeles, Calif., as the city ramps up (and winds down from) Sunday's 52nd Annual Grammy Awards. I'll be tweeting from various pre-parties, after-parties and even a little from...

By Chris Richards  |  06:30 PM ET, 01/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/29/2010

The Grammys: Best rock OR rap gospel album?

Third Day takes on a diverse cross-section of artists in the gospel category. Each year, the Grammys pit singer against singer, songwriter against songwriter and, in the case of the Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album race, have guitarists battle...

By Sarah Godfrey  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Da' T.R.U.T.H., Decyfer Down, John Wells-The Tonic, Red, Third Day

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/28/2010

The Grammys: Picking winners in the major categories

Will Lady Gaga be a big winner on Sunday night. (Photo by Mark Gail/TWP) With the Grammys just a couple days away we figured it was time to put on our prognosticating hats and pick winners in the four major...

By David Malitz  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Black Eyed Peas, Dave Matthews Band, Grammys, Kings of Leon, Lady Gaga, Maxwell, Taylor Swift

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/27/2010

The Grammys: Hey hey! My my! Rock and roll will never die; (it'll just get really, really old and rack up Grammy nominations)

When you think of 2009 and "rock music," clearly your first thoughts are of Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood. The Grammys have never been the playground of the young. Veterans and established stars have always received the most awards; even...

By David Malitz  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, Eric Clapton, Green Day, Kings of Leon, Pearl Jam, Steve Winwood, U2

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/26/2010

The Grammys: The curse of the Best New Artist award?

A Best New Artist curse? Girl, you know it's true. Maybe. Conventional wisdom has long held that the winner of a Grammy Award for Best New Artist is jinxed, destined to a career of flop albums, gigs at car dealership...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Alicia Keys, Christopher Cross, John Legend, Lauryn Hill, Milli Vanilli, Sheryl Crow

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/25/2010

The Grammys: Five underdog artists you should be rooting for on Sunday night

Miranda Lambert is a true longshot going up against Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood. But you should still be rooting for her. Check Click Track every day at noon this week for preview coverage of Sunday's Grammy Awards. The 52nd...

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Jamey Johnson, Maxwell, Miranda Lambert, Pearl Jam, Phoenix