Hey the Grammy nominations were announced. Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Taylor Swift, Maxwell (!!), etc. Best Male Solo Rock Performance is staggeringly old (Dylan, Young, Springsteen, Fogerty, Prince). Best Metal Performance ain’t so youthful neither (Slayer, Megadeth, Judas Priest, Ministry, Lamb of God). Phoenix is up for Best Alternative Album. And yeah MGMT is up for Best New Artist too, but here’s the real mind-bender:
Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals (For established duos or groups, with vocals. Singles or Tracks only.)
“I Gotta Feeling”
The Black Eyed Peas
Track from: The E.N.D.
“We Weren’t Born To Follow”
“Never Say Never”
Track from: The Fray
Daryl Hall & John Oates
Track from: Live At The Troubadour
Track from: Oracular Spectacular
Bon Jovi’s gonna win and it’s gonna be a total letdown.