I know, some hard-hitting journalism coming at you this Monday. And I’m not being sarcastic since the shit stuck in Nick Jonas’ teeth during his performance with The Jonas Brothers was big BREAKING NEWS. Hey, they have a new song out and need to cash in on this return to the spotlight as much as possible. That hundred-year wedding won’t pay for itself.
Sia spoke with GQ recently and told them all about how she wants to get some from her old friend and collaborator, Diplo. Same, Sia. But while I’m not in a position to even try to get Diplo to fuck me, you are and you shot your shot! And I respect the hell out of it. And Diplo gave his response on that. His thoughts? “No comment.”
The Grammys happened last night and just as negotiators suspected, the note made from cut up magazine clippings reading: “Give Cats Album of the Year or I blow the bomb!” was just a copycat-hoax. Phewf! 18-year-old Billie Eilish really took that possibly rigged shit to town, sweeping all the major categories. Catch her licking poles to taste blood in celebration. But most blessed of all is Camilla Cabello and Shawn Mendes didn’t have to get down to their skivvies to shamelessly get three seconds of attention. Amen!
In 2006, U2 won the Grammy for Album of the Year for How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, and Song of the Year for Sometimes You Can’t Make It on Your Own. Also nominated for AOTY and SOTY in 2006 was The Emancipation of Mimi, and We Belong Together. I’m not saying the Grammys give preferential treatment to old white dudes. But you’ve got a greater chance of catching Mariah waking up on poly-blend sheets than you do finding a person who can hum the melody of Sometimes You Can’t Make It on Your Own.
And Mariah Carey is just the tip of the snubby iceberg. It’s almost like it’s rigged. Even the recently-fired former head of the Recording Academy Deborah Dugan implied the show was rigged by saying that the 2020 Grammy nominees look the way they do due to multiple “conflicts of interest.” But the Recording Academy is here to assure you that the Grammy voting process is absolutely not fixed.
Page Six is spilling some insider dirt on the behind-the-scenes shitstorm known as The Grammys. Apparently the first-ever female boss of the Recording Academy (who runs The Grammys) is involved in some major drama. It seems that Deborah Dugan was fired from her gig and it’s either because The Academy is a boys club trying to frame her, or because she’s a sociopath who thought she could shake them down for millions. Who to believe? …Really, though, who? I feel like both are super possible in Hollywood.
Last week, Halsey could very much relate to Gretchen Wieners on candy cane day. Because when the Grammys were handing out the 2020 nominations, there were none for Halsey. Halsey qualified in multiple categories, but she didn’t get any. (Halsey has two prior Grammy nominations, both from 2016). Halsey was nominated for three American Music Awards, and when she won one of them last night, she made it pretty clear how she felt about that Grammy snub.