Adam Levine is not a man known to mince words. We’ve witnessed his sharp tongue at work on The Voice and he put it on display once again while sitting down with Fresh 102.7/New York to discuss “Seatgate” at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards.
The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards went off without a hitch, but there was one close call that almost had an impostor stealing Adele’s thunder. Luckily, Jennifer Lopez took charge. Yes, J.Lo managed to stop a stage crasher from nearly accepting Adele’s award for Best Pop Solo Performance.
On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider (via Billboard).
At the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, the New Zealander took home three statues: Best Alternative Music Album for Making Mirrors, along with Best Pop Group/Duo Performance and Record Of The Year for “Somebody That I Used To Know” featuring Kimbra.
The 2013 GRAMMYs turned out to be VERY entertaining last night… while the show can sometimes drag and have you going to bed early; last night the performances and pace was perfect!
Miguel and Wiz Khalifa were tapped to announce the GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Solo Performance. But before they cracked the envelope, the duo performed an abridged version of “Adorn.”
Frank Ocean literally ran though a performance of “Forrest Gump” for his debut GRAMMY set.
In a stacked category that included fun. and Frank Ocean, it was Gotye who took home one of the GRAMMYs’ biggest awards, Record of the Year, for “Somebody That I Used To Know.” Earlier in the evening, he won awards for Best Alternative Album for Making Mirrors and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with Kimbra.
Nominated for Best New Artist and Best Americana Album, this was the first time the Denver, CO threesome have graced the stage at the GRAMMYs. Along with Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers are seen as the leaders in the folk-rock revival, having sold more than half a million copies of their self-titled debut album.
Jack White hasn’t won any awards yet at this year’s GRAMMYs (don’t feel bad – he has nine GRAMMYS on his shelf from prior victories), but he surely earned some new fans with his furious performance at the show. Starting out with his all-female band, The Peacocks, he sang the first single from his GRAMMY nominated solo album Blunderbuss, “Love Interruption.”