Get ready for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards tonight! Idols will be performing, attending and maybe accepting awards tonight…

  • List of Grammy Nominees and winners  HERE
  • Grammy is streaming the show live HERE.

Carrie Underwood was the only Idol Grammy winner today.  By the time the prime time Grammy awards show began, all the Idol categories had been decided.

In this afternoon’s Pre-Grammy telecast, Carrie and Randy Travis won in the Best Country Collaboration With Vocals category for their duet “I Told You So”.  Carrie and Randy had some stiff competition, including Dierks Bentley & Patty Griffin (“Beautiful World”), Kenny Chesney & Mac McAnally (“Down The Road”) Brad Paisley & Keith Urban (“Start A Band”).

Also in the Pre-Grammy telecast,  Mandisa’s Freedom was nominated for Best Contemporary Gospel album, but lost to The Power of One by Israel Houghton. In the Best Musical Show Album category, Ain’t Misbehavin’, featuring Ruben Studdard and Trenyce lost to West Side Story.  In the Best Pop Vocal Album category, Kelly Clarkson’s All I Ever Wanted, lost to the Black Eyed Peas, The E.N.D. And Carrie Underwood (“Just a Dream”)  lost to Taylor Swift (“White Horse”) for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

In tonight’s Grammy telecast, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson are set to participate in a special tribute to Michael Jackson, with Smokey Robinson, Celine Dion and Usher. The quintet will perform “Earth Song” during the premiere of Michael Jackson’s mini-movie in 3D (Get your 3D glasses ready!)

Keep your eye out during the Grammy red carpet for Adam Lambert who is set to work as a correspondent for Entertainment TonightMatt Giraud and other Idols will be sitting in the Grammy audience.

Update: Added Video of Adam Lambert on the Red Carpet for Entertainment Tonight and a Vid of the Michael Jackson tribute featuring Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson.  Adam calls Taylor Swift a “Glamazon” and he loves Carrie Underwood’s red carpet dress.

Videos and Live Blog after the JUMP!!!

  • Lady Gaga opens the show looking very space-age in light blue sparkles and poofy sleeves!  She’s insane, but in a good way. “Poker Face”,  “Everyone is going goo goo for Gaga!”  Gaga at the piano now with Elton John! Epic duet!  Singing “Your Song” mashed up with Gaga’s “Speechless. “How wonderful life is with Gaga in the world”, “I love you Sir Elton John”.
  • Stephen Colbert in the house! Hooray.  Is he really doing a bit with his daughter who is sitting in the audience? “Have a good time honey, stay away from Katy Perry”  “Who I’d love to see on stage…Adam Lambert and any sense of personal restraint.” “Your industry was saved by a 48 yr old cat lady in sensible shoes.”  Peeps. You know, Colbert is a comedian. Comedian’s make jokes.
  • And Song of the Year goes to “Single Ladies” by Beyonce. (Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart, songwriters)
  • Jennifer Lopez introduces the cast of the Broadway musical American Idiot and Green Day. Hm. Not sure I’m going to dig American Idiot with jazz hands.
  • Best Country Album goes to Fearless by Taylor Swift. Surprise! Not.
  • Simon Baker from “The Mentalist” introduces Beyonce.  She makes her entrance through audience with an army (literally, dressed in armour and body helmets) of dancers. “If I Were a Boy”,   She fake picks an extra in the audience, and then pushes him off stage.  Interesting, she mashes in “You oughta Know” by Alanis  Morissette. Interesting.
  • Seal announces that Leonard Cohen has received a lifetime achievement award. After, he introduces Pink.  Ooo, she looks so pretty draped in a white hoodie dress.   She’s singing the lovely “Have You Ever”  She drops the hoodie to reveal a flesh colored leotard with white cris crosses.  She’s hoisted into the air by a shear white sling. Very ethereal.  She’s dripping in water now, and still swinging around in the sling, til she’s slowly lowered down to the stage. That was gorgeous.
  • Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban announce that Loretta Lynn received a country lifetime acheivement award, Walter C. Miller also received an award.
  • Best New Artist goes to Zac Brown Band. (I was rooting for the Ting Tings or MGMT. Drat.)
  • Miley Cyrus introduces the Black Eyed Peas.  Beyonce stared the space age militaristic theme, BEP carries it forward with shiny leather and sparkly shoulder pads. “I’m a Be”–A bunch of sh*t just got bleeped.  Now, “Ive Got a Feeling”.  Dancers dressed as robot-stereo speakers.  the Peas march out into the audience “Let’s do it…let’s do it.” Not gonna lie. I like this song *ducks*. “Welcome to the Future!” Although, don’t they do the same routine on every awards show?
  • The Jonas Brothers introduce Lady Antebellum performing “Need You Now”. After all the theatrics, it’s weird watching a band perform with no bells or whistles.
  • Latin artist, Juanez and some chick from The Big Bang Theory present Best Comedy Album and it goes to Stephen Clobert The Greatest Christmas of them All. Ha ha! I love Colbert.
  • Nora Jones and Ringo Starr announce that Bobby Darrin has earned the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, After they introduce Record of the Year.
  • Record of the Year goes to “Use Somebody” by Kings of Leon. Hooray!  The band  “happy drunk”
  • Robert Downey Jr.  “Thank God I’m here,” he says. Ha Ha. He introduces….Opra!  No, it’s really  Jaime Foxx singing “Blame it on the Booze”  Here comes T. Pain. Jaime is also dressed in some military sh*t. Is this a theme tonight?  Jay Z leaves his cushy spot in the audience to join the fun.  Slash plays a guitar solo.  And all hell breaks loose.
  • Kesha and Justin Bieber.  OMG it’s the fetus. He says “Beyonce” instead of “Bon Jovi” attempting to remind the audience of their upcoming performance…then we go to a commercial.  What was the point of that? Kesha towers over Justin, and it’s a little skeery.
  • Katy Perry and Adam Cooper announce that Florence Greenberg, of Scepta records won the academy Trustees Award.
  • Best Rock Album goes to 21st Century Breakdown by Green Day
  • Zac Brown Band with Leon Russell sitting in perform America the Beautiful which segues into a medley of songs including “Chicken Fried”.
  • Ryan Seacrest introduces Taylor Swift, who sings “Today Was a Fairytale”. And she still can’t stay in tune. But that’s nothing new. She just introduced Stevie Nicks, and they’re dueting on “Rhianna”. Oy the bad notes, and it’s Taylor who can’t frickin stay in tune. And now she and Stevie sing “You Belong with Me”. Yikes this duo is a mismatch. That was unpleasant. Glad that’s over
  • Lionel Richie introduces the Michael Jackson tribute, featuring Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Celine Dion, Usher and Smokey Robinson singing “The Earth Song” plus the debut of Micheal’s 3-D music video. I’m not wearing the funky 3-D glasses, so the video looks blurry and a little trippy. Michael’s recorded voice is first, then Celine joins in and Usher. Here comes Carrie. She looks beautiful in a gold gown.  Celine,  not so much in whatever the hell she’s wearing.  Jennifer takes the stage to sing a verse, and then Smokey. OMG flying dolphins! Beyonce grooving in her 3d glasses.   Go Carrie!  She’s kinda rockin out! Jennifer is FIERCE. That turned out to be as odd as I thought it would, starting out with the strange assemblage of talent. Could that group have been more random?
  • Lionel introduces Michael Jackson’s young children, Prince Jackson and Paris Jackson,  who accept an award on his behalf. I have mixed feelings about trotting the kids out in front of millions. It still feels a little soon.  Prince seems very intelligent and well spoken. He did well under the circumstances.
  • This Metro PCS commercial with the Indians? Kinda racist, don’t you think?
  • Sheryl Crow announces that Doug Morris won the President’s Merit Award to Industry Icons, then she introduces Bon Jovi.  They sing “I Believe”, “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” with Jennifer Nettles. Gosh, I remember when I used to make fun of Bon Jovi back in the 80′s. Ya’ll can still vote on the song they’re going to sing next (nod to American Idol right there). And the winning song is….”Living on a Prayer”.
  • Placido Domingo and Mos Def take the stage and attempt some really weak humor. Awkward! They announce the best Rap collaboration.
  • And, the best Rap Collaboration goes to Jay Z, Rihanna and Kanye West for “Run this Town.” Aw, the cute little boy was Beyonce’s nephew.
  • Wyclef Jean teaches the audience some Creole. He thanks America for their support on behalf of his homeland, Haiti.  He introduces Mary J. Blige and Andre Bocelli with David Foster on piano singing “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Bocelli sings in Italian.  Needless to say, Mary J sings in English. You can download this song later from iTunes, with proceeds going to Haiti relief. Wow, that was really powerful,and I’m NOT a Bocelli fan.
  • Recording Academy president, Neil Portnow to engage in some Grammy back-patting.
  • Portnow introduces Adam Sandler who introduces The Dave Matthews Band sing “You & Me”, complete with a string and horn section plus choir. Dave now engaging in some jam-band wacky dancing. O I love hippies.
  • Lea Michele and Ricky Martin introduce Best Female Vocal Performance.
  • Best Female Vocal Performance goes to Beyonce for “Halo”. Beyonce was super-nervous accepting her award.
  • Jay Z announces that bluesman, Honey Boy Edwards earned the lifetime achievement award. After, he introduces Maxwell performing “Pretty Wings”. Roberta Flack takes the stage and they duet on “Where is the Love”. So, I’m guessing Maxwell is super popular on those cool jazz radio stations.
  • After the “peeps who croaked this year” montage, Jeff Bridges introduces a tribute to the legendary Les Paul. Jeff Beck and Imelda May perform “How High the Moon”. That was nice.
  • Quentin Tarantino announces that Clark Terry gets a Lifetime Acheivement award. Why is Quentin talking like a brutha? He sounds ridiculous. He introduces Lil Wayne Eminem and Travis Barker from Blink 182 on drums. They rap “Forever”, and it’s a total bleep a rama! Drake joins the fun partway through. The bleepers were so busy bleeping, I think they missed an F Bomb. So, bleep half the song, and still miss a swear word. Good work!
  • John Legend and Carlos Santana present Album of the Year.
  • And, Album of the Year goes to Fearless by Taylor Swift. “Thank You Thank You Thank You!” Says Taylor. Where is Kanye West when you need him?

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General Larry Platt on the Red Carpet

Michael Jackson Tribute featuring Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Celine Dion and Smokey Robinson

Adam Lambert on the Red Carpet for Entertainment Tonight

Adam Lambert with Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson

 
  • terps

    Carrie lost vocal to Taylor… don’t ask me how you can give Taylor that award over anyone

  • itsalleternal

    I don’t think there are any more categories of Idol importance until the CBS broadcast tonight.

  • blmetsfan

    Congrats Carrie! I’m surprised she actually won. I knew against TS there was no shot. Congrats to Randy, too. Love that song.

  • Mary102

    A friend of mine just saw Adam on the red carpet on TV Guide – said he was wearing a black suit but flashy jacket. I didn’t catch it though :-(

  • Pam

    Here is the program for the broadcast tonight in PDF form with all the categories here so that you can follow along at home as far as where we are in the ceremony. :)

  • itsalleternal

    Here is the program for the broadcast tonight in PDF form with all the categories here so that you can follow along at home as far as where we are in the ceremony.

    We are at 68 (of 99) right now. The 10 categories not shown – including Kelly’s and the big 4 – are on CBS tonight.

  • ibhde10
  • girlygirl

    I’m watching the E! Red Carpet coverage. Ryan just said Larry Platt is going to do a live version of Pants on the Ground next. They really are trying to milk this, aren’t they?

  • blmetsfan

    Seriously. More Pants on the Ground?

  • bridgette12

    OMG! I saw Adam he looked gorgeous. HOT HOT HOT!

  • Mainegal

    When is it that we’ll see Adam’s red carpet gig?? Is it the regular ET program or a special Grammy edition? (gotta set the dvr)

  • Mainegal

    nvm

  • girlygirl

    I think Adam will be part of the regular ET show on Monday

  • kt_cle

    Last I heard from Kris – from an interview earlier this week – he wasn’t going to the Grammy’s. When was the change of plans announced?

  • Miss Chaos

    OMG Adam, that look is hot, I LOVE that long tie, and sparkley jacket, he needs to get shown, PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Miss Chaos

    Stupid Pants on the Ground. But good luck to Larry.

  • luval

    Pants on the ground is over and done with (can only hope)

  • girlygirl

    where did you see Adam?

  • Miss Chaos

    The pictures above.

  • http://www.dallascowboys.com GeminiDolly

    Adam looks FAB. love the hair and sparkly jacket.

  • Starr

    Oh, Adam. I know you love glitter, but that jacket is garish. It’s like one of those jackets announcers wear at boxing tournaments in Vegas o_O

  • Miss Chaos

    ADAM on E Channel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Miss Chaos

    I love the tie, but hey Adam, its kinda country LOL!!!!!!!!!

  • stelladallas

    Carrie’s vocal on “Just a Dream” is stunning and heartwrenching. But she lost to Taylor. There ain’t no justice.

  • LeHommeAdam

    Thanks ibdhde10 thanks for this http://tweetphoto.com/10120685

    Adam OMG just saw him on E he looks marvelous- ( a la Billy Crystal)Enough with freakin’ pants on the ground-but I wish Larry well too.

  • girlygirl

    I like the sparkly jacket. Not wild about the hair. I prefer him with emo hair. But he still looks good. I bet he’s so excited about being there.

  • Teri63

    Adam’s tie is unusual, but fun.

  • tls62

    Unfortunately, our local pop station is playing the stupid pants song on rotation….I’m not so sure it’s over; maybe it’s just beginning, which makes me sick to my stomach. To see what artists have to do to get radio PD’s to play their songs, and then this crap gets on with no problem…reminds me why I hate radio.

  • Miss Chaos

    I flove the tie, Win Win, sets him apart!!! Loveyou Adam!!!!!

  • Teri63

    I flove the tie, Win Win, sets him apart!!! Loveyou Adam!!!!!

    I agree, Miss Chaos! I was wondering what he was going to do to be fashionably unique. He’s so much fun!

  • lorismile

    Yeaaahhh Adam for having some balls and being flashy!!!!

    Love the tie!!!

  • alaadam
  • conklas

    Did you guys notice Adam tuned the makeup wayyy down. He looks really cute.

  • luval

    lol gaga has three handlers helping her with her dress out of the car!

    gaga is art

  • YankeeFan08

    Adam looks beautiful! Love the suit, the hair, the make-up. The hottest guy on the red carpet for sure! Amazing!

  • terps

    What the hell is Gaga wearing??

  • lorismile
  • girlygirl

    Hi Lady Gaga!

  • itsalleternal

    Multiple winners so far:

    Beyonce – 4 (potential for 8 still if she sweeps Album, Song and Record of the Year and wins one in the Pop field)
    Taylor Swift – 2
    Maxwell – 2
    Lady GaGa – 2
    A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) – 2

  • season8fan

    Wait is Adam already on tv now? I can’t find the station!

  • girlygirl

    picture of Matt and his date

    http://twitpic.com/10r6f4

  • Miss Chaos

    Gaga looks stupid, sorry

  • Teri63

    Is there a link to the red carpet, or am I being completely obtuse and missing something obviously posted?

  • windmills

    So happy Carrie and Randy won for I Told You So!! That was a very well deserved win and Carrie gets her name next to the great Randy Travis on a Grammy!! Carrie, Miranda Lambert, or Lee Ann Womack deserved a win in Female Country Vocal because they all had better records than Taylor but whatever.

  • bridgette12

    Lady Gaga! Why? The outfit don’t bother me, it’s the ugly hair that scares me. She can do better than that.

  • girlygirl

    season8fan

    no…but sometimes you can see him in the background of the E! TV coverage. He’s not doing his red carpet reporting stuff live for tv — it will be party of ET’s post-Grammy coverage on tomorrow’s show

  • LeHommeAdam

    Thanks lorismile for that close up pic For a moment ( thanks to PF) I thought he was wearing the same jacket as the cutie pie from ANTM

    http://twitpic.com/10rkqg

  • luval

    The E network and tv guide network both have red carpet stuff. You gotta get a couple of tv’s (just like the department stores!!

  • alaadam

    How is GAGA going to sit down in that and WHAT is she carrying in her hand? Adam looks gorgeous-as usual!

  • terps

    Leave the costumes for performances, I’m sorry, this is the grammy’s look half way respectable

  • Miss Chaos

    Two TV’s or just use the back button, LOL

  • alaadam
  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Congratulations Carrie !!

    OMA ADAM!!! I FU$&KING LOVE YOUR OUTFIT!!!!! my favorite is still the one fom last night, but. ADAM LOOKS SOOO STUNNING!!!!!!

    it’s weird but it seems like the only time I’m not on mjsbigblog other than school is when I’m watching a tv show(usually one mj is live-blogging)

    eta-I don’t think my parents would want me watching e!( lol) so I’m just going to read everybodys comments

    so, I’ll see you guys tomorrow (but I might hang out here until the Grammies start:))

  • season8fan

    Ok so sad…i wanted to see Adam on TV tonight!! Did he get interviewed by E or TV Guide Network yet?

  • LeHommeAdam

    past your bedtime JB

  • melirose89

    Adam looks awesome! his tie is amazing! please let him interview Lady Gaga! she looks like she cant even walk! i love the dress! LMAO

  • luval

    Miss Chaos….two tv’s….tried to use the back button but I miss things in that instance!!! lol

  • girlygirl

    I can’t decide whether to watch E! or TV Guide’s coverage. Which one?

  • alaadam
  • terps

    How is GAGA going to sit down in that and WHAT is she carrying in her hand? Adam looks gorgeous-as usual!

    She has like 5 changes I think

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    haha am I the only person here who still loves pants on the ground?

    but the Grammys. Definetly not the right place for it

  • cookbunny

    Would you believe my cable company carries NEITHER? I’m searching for a live stream…

  • girlygirl

    according to Russell Brand, it’s not a god idea to be on the back of an elephant during a fireworks display — good to know…

    Katy Perry really is a very pretty woman…

  • luval

    E! coverage, probably.IMO
    Adam is sooooooooo hot! It’s raining glam and glitter down his jacket!
    Russell Brand is a mess…talk about ill-fitting suits!
    Changed my mind….tv guide channel seems to show peeps arriving in the background while they are interviewing someone. Might catch Adam standing in the background.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Matt’s date is pretty

  • Truthiness

    How the HELL is Adam going to comment on anyone’s fashion when he’s wearing that?! What is with that stupid ass ribbon tie? Seriously, what is with him and trying to look like he’s in the late 1800′s? And paired with that jacket? So stoopid. They don’t GO together. Well they shouldn’t go anywhere every singly either, as they’re both stupid pieces, but together?

    Oy vey. What a bad time to have a bad fashion faux pas day. His stylist needs to be fired, and her assistant too.

  • itsalleternal

    Best Pop Vocal Album: Kelly Clarkson lost to Black Eyed Peas (ugggghhhh)

  • lorismile

    Ringo Starr is on platform with Adam!!!! Per ET tweet!

  • YankeeFan08

    There’s a picture of Adam on the MSN home page. Of all the celebrities there, they chose him. He looks fabulous!

  • girlygirl

    Kaley Cuoco may end up having a wardrobe malfunction with that dress she’s wearing.

  • alaadam

    Adam working for ET

    http://twitpic.com/10rvsj

  • Miss Chaos

    I love that look too, dont know why, just looks so cool!!!!

  • Miss Chaos

    Kara!!Not sure I like outfit!

  • sr4mjc

    Truthiness you are hard to please! He looks great! At least it’s not just another boring suit or tux. He’s just Adam.

  • terps

    Jennifer looks beautiful

  • Miss Chaos

    JHud looks pretty!

  • alaadam

    BradBesseyET @Pink and @AdamLambert talking fashion right now.

    http://twitpic.com/10ryja

  • lorismile
  • Miss Chaos

    I just wanna see Adam’s interviews

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Yankeefan08 I just looked and on te homepage there’s a picture of lady gaga

  • cwm

    Oh Truthiness, I couldn’t disagree with you more. I think Adam looks fantastic. I love the jacket and I love the tie, and I love how they look together! They’re fun, they’re glamorous, and they’re very eye-catching. I love it that he is fearless in his fashion choices, and to my eye, this one totally works. And his hair and makeup look great as well.

    ymmv of course.

  • will

    Would you believe my cable company carries NEITHER? I’m searching for a live stream…

    cookbunny you can watch it here: http://www.grammy.com/live

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Ryan secrest and lea Michele lookgood

  • Miss Chaos

    Maybe they are changing the home page as people arrive.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Thanks will :)

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Is the thing on Grammy.com the same thing as what’s on e! And tv guide?

  • alaadam

    video of Adam on red carpet

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFWftwsFKoo

  • Miss Chaos

    I dont like Carries outfit. Doesnt look good in white first of all, and the top looks like adhesive tape.

  • terps

    Poor Mike lol

  • will

    No luv, they have different coverage. but it’s all similar. I’m just trying to figure out if the site is going to livestream the awards broadcast itself, since I’m not able to watch it on TV. I think it is going to be streamed.

  • tls62

    So glad he got to talk with P!nk. I personally love the outfit too. Adam always manages to come up with something different. Even though his stylist is helping him, Adam is a proclaimed controller so I’m sure he’s giving his stylist direction and doesn’t take just anything that’s thrown at him. Can’t wait to hear what he said to GaGa.

  • alaadam

    Ew! Do not like Carrie”s Dress. I agree it looks llike adhesive tape.

  • Miss Chaos

    Miley,, UG! Whats with the dress, and she doesnt even look good.

  • luval

    Wyclef Jean just announced We Are The World remake for Haiti….wonder if Adam will be invited to this?

    Miley Cyrus’s dress is a mess.

  • dhunken

    Carrie Looked very beautiful and elegant. I think it is great she is weaning Mike slowly into the her crazy world. Love her

  • Miss Chaos

    Gosh Nichole is so much taller than Keith Urban, and thats the best he could dress, but I love him

  • Miss Chaos

    Why is Taylor Swifts hair purple?? Like the dress!

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Adam’s probably thrilled talking to p!nk.
    Justin bieber just came on.I don’t like his outfit, but he’s still cute.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Miley Cyrus’s dress is a mess.

    Miley Cyrus is a mess.

  • retjenny

    sr4mjc
    01/31/2010 at 7:14 pm
    Truthiness you are hard to please! He looks great! At least it’s not just another boring suit or tux. He’s just Adam.

    Truthiness, I think it might be passed your bedtime! :)

  • YankeeFan08
  • luval

    Beyonce’s boob double sided tape is showing.
    Awful dress

  • will

    I do think Adam should have gone with just the basic black tie. Otherwise he looks good.

  • Miss Chaos

    Ha, they are talking about Beyonce.’s being best dress. Wow the dress didnt do her any justice, IMO

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Haha why is Joe Jonas dressed so fugly? Ewwww.that’s not the hot Joe:(

  • Miss Chaos

    Will, I love the tie tho, looks different, and makes him him stand out.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    I have to agree with you will.and I also totally agree with miss chaos.

  • Miss Chaos

    Slash, cant want for the performance!

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    sorry can’t edit.I agree with miss chaos about beyonce’s dress

  • Miss Chaos

    Kesha, UM, just no, I dont like

  • didilynn

    Watching E! channel – nothing started yet it’s only 4:39 here – but they showed a commercial for their programs (Ryan Seacrest, Chelsea, etc.) and used a sped up (remix?) version of FYE through the whole thing – never heard about that use of it before!

  • sr4mjc

    Is truthiness young? oops, I’m not picking a fashion fight, lol

  • girlygirl

    Ke$ha was looking very gold

  • Miss Chaos

    TIEgate??????

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Hmm I like ke$ha’s outfit.very ..glam?

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Jhud looks okay

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Haha these people ate butchering all the song names. Colbie caillat looks gr8.I hate Rihanna’s hair…

  • luval

    ugh, Rihanna arriving….fugly dress!! don’t like her hair either.

  • dcglam

    I LOVE the hair, the makeup, the tie, the jacket, the suit, the shoes, and the total man! He looks incredible tonight!! :)

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    I hate dresses that poof out at the bottom :/

  • gangreen29

    Ke$ha looks so trashy. I actually liked Beyonce’s dress. I like Carrie’s except for the shoulder straps. Adam’s tie is horrible. If anyone else was wearing it you tie defenders would also hate it lol.

  • terps

    Gaga and Elton john open the show (and possibly beyonce)

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Haha some of rihanna’s feather fell off

  • Miss Chaos

    dcglam, I think, hope you are talking about Adam LOL

  • luval

    Lionel Ritchie talking about We Are the World too. I’d eat my ..whatever…if Adam was invited.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Okay bye peoplez.I’ll be back here tomorrow or later tonight!!! :)

  • terps

    WOW

  • gangreen29

    I am loving Lady Gaga right now!

  • itsalleternal

    Beyonce could make history: if she wins everything left for her, she has 9 Grammys, an individual record in a single show (corrected from 8).

  • rayni

    Gaga has great legs and kudos to her holding her own with Sir Elton.

  • will

    No livestream of the broadcast. Boo.

  • Rub

    Its been done before and its getting old. Gnr and Elton in 93, and Eminem as well.
    Gaga = nothing new and a clown

  • luval

    Elton and Gaga….not bad!

  • Miss Chaos

    But hated the black soot on their faces.

  • http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=227878099299 CathyMK

    Gaga always looks like she’s out of one of the Chuckie the evil doll movies. Just a torn, ragged doll.

    OTOH, Stephen Colbert is one of my heroes. OMG, Apple gave him the iPad he’s been begging for, even though they aren’t supposed to be available for 2 months!

  • Miss Chaos

    Adam had to be the butt of another joke, UG

  • girlygirl

    whoa that Lady gaga/Elton performance !!!

  • luval

    I think Colbert just made an Adam Lambert reference but I missed it…something to do with restraint?
    Don’t think the joke was too bad, though from what I gathered.

  • alaadam

    At least Adam gets mentioned. lol

  • Organic

    Alright, Susan Boyle didn’t deserve that. I’m changing the channel.

  • bridgette12

    Sir Elton and Gaga were okay, I was just expecting something a little more exciting. I have to say I would love to see Sir Elton John in concert, he’s one of my favorite singers.

  • rayni

    Colbert is hilarious – “What up, Z?” Lol – and Jay-Z did not laugh! And the first Adam Lambert joke.

  • ggdoorsfan

    dang… colbert is busting on folks left and right…

  • Rub

    Jlo = fine lookin woman

  • gangreen29

    I can’t believe they cut them off so quickly. That wasn’t even a long speech

  • girlygirl
  • Laury

    rayni
    01/31/2010 at 8:13 pm
    Colbert is hilarious – “What up, Z?” Lol – and Jay-Z did not laugh!
    That was hilarious!!

    “And the first Adam Lambert joke.”
    I didn’t hear it, what he said about Adam?

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Ok I’m back lol gaga was amazing green day rocks the Adam joke was funny lol

  • luval

    Wow…American Idiot play looks and sounds like it will be amazing.

  • dhunken

    Wow Adam Lambert was mentioned cool . Colbert said he would like to see on stage Adam Lambert and some sort of performance Restraint. (not exact quote).

  • terps

    Now I would see that show

  • will

    THANK YOU girlygirl!

    MJ, you should probably change the link you posted. Peeps are going to be mighty disappointed if they click on it, they’re showing clips from decades ago!

    And why couldn’t I find the Justin.tv link when I Googled it? Google fail.

  • cookcricket

    Well, I’m not a huge Lady Gaga fan, but I enjoyed hearing her with Sir Elton John!

    I loved this Greenday and American Idiot performance!!! Very nice!

  • mmb

    Well, I suppose you’ve made it if you are mentioned in the opening monologue of the grammy awards. Usually love colbert, but I thought that was unnecessary

  • http://www.twitter.com/sarahruth3 Sarah

    LOVED Lady Gaga & Elton John. MJ, that was actually her song “Speechless” (which she also did on the AMA’s at the piano with the whiskey bottles) with the sample of “Your Song.”

  • adamized

    I thought Colbert was ok but mean to both Adam and Susan Boyle. He basically said he would love to see Adam and any show of constraint on the same stage. Hmmm.

  • unidentified

    Nice seeing Elton John. I am so over Gaga. Loved GreenDay.

  • dcglam

    Okay, so the show is only on for approximately 5 minutes when Adam’s name is mentioned. I thought it was a very lame attempt at humor and NOT funny! I suppose I should be happy that he is getting his name out there……. ;)

  • Mary102

    Loved the Gaga performance. Not as crazy as some of her others – I preferred both the WTF factor of the VMAs and wildness of the AMAs, but it was still great, especially with Elton John!

    Re the Adam joke – some friends on twitter didn’t like it, and I was like “eh, whatevs. Adam’s lack of self-restraint is part of what I love about him! :-)” Plus I love Stephen Colbert – so that was total win!

  • terps

    Don’t act supprised

  • gangreen29

    I hate when Taylor Swift is like “Why gosh little old me won”. Fucking Tayor Swift.

  • lorismile

    Seriously, we’ve heard all the Adam jokes already. What did he say about Susan Boyle?

  • alaadam

    hate when Taylor Swift is like “Why gosh little old me won”. Fucking Tayor Swift.

    Wow gangreen29 We agree on something!!!!

  • rayni

    Good lord, I love Simon Baker.

    How much money you think Beyonce and Jay Z have between them?

  • girlygirl

    can Taylor Swift please stop looking so surprised when she wins?

  • Rub

    Beyonce = same boring vocal tone with a pretty face & bod

  • luval

    Wonder if Adam is in the audience somewhere or backstage? As far as the joke, he’d probably just laugh it off.
    Sometimes I do get worried that he will always be the butt of those type of jokes. But I think slowly he’s getting the respect of the music industry. It will pass.
    Can you imagine Beyonce and Adam in a duet? I would die. I think their voices complement each other even more so than Christina Aguilera.

  • YankeeFan08

    Taylor Swift needs to stop with the “oh, who me” act. It’s getting old.

  • connie0128

    lorismile, basically that Susan Boyle (48 yo cat lady) saved the music industry this year – lame and not true!

  • gangreen29

    Why is Beyonce singing Alanis Morrissette lol?

  • lorismile

    Well Adam did do it to himself regarding being the butt of jokes. I think he’d laugh it off.

    I agree with the fake Taylor Swift surprises.

  • cookcricket

    I’m happy for Taylor Swift. :) Simon Baker? I can’t believe I missed him!! :(

  • alaadam

    CNNTwits On the Grammy red carpet: Lady Gaga and Adam Lambert were two of the standouts at the awards

  • itsalleternal

    As for Susan Boyle, she isn’t eligible until next year…

  • girlygirl

    That was interesting hearing Beyonce cover Alanis Morissette

  • luval

    Agree with everyone regarding Taylor Swift. God, I can’t stand that chick and her “surprised” expression. So fake. And I wish she would stand up straight!

  • TopCatDC

    That’s some major “hair-ography” from Beyonce.

  • Rub

    My boy Slash has completely soldout to the empire.
    why Slash why!?

  • terps

    Of all of Beyonces songs.. she sings the least successful one from her album?!??

  • Miss Chaos

    Beyonce grabbed her fuckin crotch, and held onto it>WOW! Showing restraint??? I have no words how much I cant stand Taylor Swift.

  • cookcricket

    Wait, who votes for the Grammys? Is this a fan vote?

  • lamslova

    I hope youre all right about Adam laughing off that joke. I thought it was tasteless and hope Stephen Colbert’s daughter smacks him on the head for it

    ;)

  • tinawina

    That was interesting hearing Beyonce cover Alanis Morissette

    I liked that part.

    I’m enjoying the Grammys very much so far.

  • unique28v

    Beyonce = same boring vocal tone with a pretty face & bod

    I’m glad I’m not the only one who thinks this. I just don’t get all the hype but oh well.

    Wait, who votes for the Grammys? Is this a fan vote?

    Randy Jackson’s personal assistant. lol

  • Mary102

    One of my fav albums is Jagged Little Pill, and I love You Outta Know – so that was just made of win to hear Beyonce sing it!

    Not as big a fan of If I was a Boy – wish she had sung Single Ladies or Halo instead. But still great!

  • luval

    Adam will always hold his head high and will have no regrets. That’s what I love about him. Nobody will remember this joke tomorrow…if you even want to call it a joke….maybe a statement…stupid

  • saga

    Beyonce always sounds like she is pushing out her notes from her throat. Weird.

  • girlygirl

    cookcricket

    no…Grammys are voted on by other musicians — and I think you have to actually be a member of the recording academy to vote

  • rayni

    OK you Pink – Allison comparers. I can’t understand half of what Pink’s singing. So there – get off Ally’s back!

  • Miss Chaos

    Wow Pink has the same adhesive straps that Carrie had on, is this a fashion trend? Otherwise she looks great.

  • Mary102

    I’m not getting the negativity about the Stephen Colbert joke – no big deal, imo. I thought it was funny – I love Adam’s lack of restraint – I’ll take that any day over being boring, hitting his mark perfectly every time and just standing there.

  • gangreen29

    Pink looks like the Virgin Mary….Our Lady of the Trailer Park.

  • rayni

    Kudos Pink – I would so be throwing up right about now much less singing.

  • lorismile

    What’s interesting is I believe Colbert is on the board for donorschoose.org.

    Adam needs a thick skin if he doesn’t laugh at this stuff! The topic was toxic a couple months ago. Jokes are good!

  • Rub

    I was never in the Pink bandwagon, but I have one leg in the wagon coz of my girl Allison and Adam I guess.

  • gangreen29

    It looks like pink has a perspiration problem haha.

  • luval

    What the hell is Pink wearing? or not wearing. And I don’t get the water. tears? Interesting, though. all I can think of is thank you, Pink for WWFM.

  • will

    Pink is repeating the exact same aerial routine she did at the MTV VMA’s. Why not do something we haven’t seen before? It was impressive the first time, this time not so much.

  • Bearcatgrad9912

    Lady Gaga = a joke

    Beyonce = a joke

    Pink = a joke

    So far the Grammy’s are shaping up to be nothing but a big joke! Sad, sad world we live in now.

  • batgirl478

    I’m not getting the negativity about the Stephen Colbert joke – no big deal, imo. I thought it was funny – I love Adam’s lack of restraint – I’ll take that any day over being boring, hitting his mark perfectly every time and just standing there.

    I agree. I thought it was funny and typical Colbert and it brings exposure to Adam. I don’t get why everyone is being so sensitive about it.

  • TwigLA

    Wow, Pink was AMAZING. The beginning was a real WTF then the Circque du Soleil routine was just jaw on the floor.

  • girlygirl

    BOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    BNA should have gone to MGMT…not some boring mainstream country act

  • lorismile

    Yup – the Grammys used to be classy. Now it’s s contest of who can outdo whom.

  • cookcricket

    Yay the Zac Brown Band! I love them!!!:D

    Anyway, if Taylor Swift was voted for by her peers, this is a big deal!

  • Miss Chaos

    Wow Zac Brown Band wins fashion award, Hope Adam didnt interview them.

  • alaadam

    Interesting tweet from Billboard:

    Billboarddotcom Ohh Pink strategically placed shiny stripes may not save you from angry letters to the FCC. Somewhere Adam Lambert is LAUGHING.

  • terps

    Pink’s performance was pure ART… not a big stage production like Gaga and Beyonces. Take notes artisit, somethimes this simple things are the most beautiful.

  • Sonyab1974

    TwigLA

    Wow, Pink was AMAZING. The beginning was a real WTF then the Circque du Soleil routine was just jaw on the floor.

    She was awesome! :) Then I started to wonder, is she lip syncing? Cus she was up in the air. :)

  • Mary102

    I loved the Pink number too – very lovely!

  • Rub

    Yup – the Grammys used to be classy. Now it’s s contest of who can outdo whom

    true, and just for that alone, for the first time, I’ll be rooting for Taylor if she keeps it organic.

  • mmb

    Pink was awesome. But I will note that I doubt she will get any flack for being basically naked on network tv before 9pm.

  • Miss Chaos

    Ya both Pink and Gaga were showing almost all of there booties!!!!Ha that looks like Booties as in baby socks LOLOL

  • tinawina

    I like the Zac Brown Band. Glad they won. Silverspun Pickups is far from new and Keri Hilson relied way too much on the star power of guest collaborators.

  • mandabutter

    I wonder who will get all “angry” and terrified over Beyonce and Pink’s performances….too much skin, crotch grabbing OH MY!
    “The Grammys used to be classy” really?? I know I’m young, but I’ve watched every yr for 13 yrs (I’m 25 now) and they’ve NEVER been classy. (Unless classy = boring??)

  • jlc

    Pink was awesome–and I don’t even know who she is (I’m old-er). Don’t watch VMAs so was a first for me. I’ll buy at least that song of hers from iTunes.
    So is Lady Gaga s’posed to be the ‘Elton John’ of this era? As far as I’m concerned, she can’t hold a candle to his talent. Only thing they have in common is they’re both freaky shock whores. But I’ll take EJ any day–musically speaking, of course.

  • lorismile

    Note to billboard… Peeps don’t care about women, it’s men they have issues with. I’d be surprised if Pink gets any flack.

  • Miss Chaos

    Was all that just blocked out of the BEP???

  • YankeeFan08

    I’m not getting the negativity about the Stephen Colbert joke – no big deal, imo. I thought it was funny – I love Adam’s lack of restraint – I’ll take that any day over being boring, hitting his mark perfectly every time and just standing there.

    I agree. I thought it was funny and typical Colbert and it brings exposure to Adam. I don’t get why everyone is being so sensitive about it.

    I thought it was funny too. I think everyone is being way too sensitive. I’m sure Adam laughed. It “ain’t that deep” folks.

  • luval

    Miley…why are you wearing my grandmother’s couch?

    Hate Imma bee and sick of I’ve got a feeling….Aha! censored

  • http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=227878099299 CathyMK

    Hate Fergie, love her outfit. Every single BEP song sounds exactly alike.

  • girlygirl

    Zac Brown Band is ok but there’s nothing particularly original about them. That was the safe choice. MGMT is a fantastic band and the Ting Tings are very cool. Either of them would have been a better choice for BNA because they bring something different

    The Grammys almost ALWAYS go for the safe choice when it comes to BNA and it annoys the crap out of me

  • Sonyab1974

    jlc

    So is Lady Gaga s’posed to be the ‘Elton John’ of this era?

    Nah. Lady Gaga is this generations Madonna. :)

  • Rub

    “The Grammys used to be classy” really?? I know I’m young, but I’ve watched every yr for 13 yrs (I’m 25 now) and they’ve NEVER been classy. (Unless classy = boring??)

    Grammys used to be about the art/music, now its about the ass.

  • tinawina

    Why did they stock the mosh pit with sorority girls? LOL

  • mandabutter

    I love that Beyonce mashed up those two songs. She also sings the Alanis cover on tour. If I Were A Boy has edgier lyrics than any other single she put out from Sasha Fierce, imo. She certainly staged a better performance for this instead of whatever Ave Maria, flowy white dress and angels thing she would do for Halo…. But she does have to figure out if she wants to be Diana Ross or Madonna.

  • mandabutter

    “Why did they stock the mosh pit with sorority girls? LOL”

    ^^They borrowed from Idol’s swaybots. They both film on the CBS lot… HA.

  • lorismile

    I got a feelin censored?? Probably cause Adam was in the montage. LOL

  • sr4mjc

    Pink was amazing. And no one is going to complain about her body stocking, she looked flawless. No more bootie than figure skaters and gymnasts in action.

    As for the Adam joke, meh. No one will remember that tomorrow.

  • cookcricket

    I thought Pink was pretty impressive. I could have done with more clothes however.

  • MollyAnnMay

    Peeps don’t care about women, it’s men they have issues with.

    Tell that to Janet Jackson.

  • will

    kelly_clarkson It’s official….the age of lip-sync is over. If P!nk can sing live, upside down, spinning/flying through the air then there are no excuses 8 minutes ago from TweetDeck

  • tinawina

    “The Grammys used to be classy” really?? I know I’m young, but I’ve watched every yr for 13 yrs (I’m 25 now) and they’ve NEVER been classy. (Unless classy = boring??)

    I know right? “Classy” my buttocks. This has been tame so far compared to what goes on at other awards shows anyway.

    Zac Brown Band is ok but there’s nothing particularly original about them. That was the safe choice. MGMT is a fantastic band and the Ting Tings are very cool. Either of them would have been a better choice for BNA because they bring something different

    Oh, they are not innovative that is true. I still think they are a good band. I would have fainted dead from shock if it was the Ting Tings or MGMT myself. Way too indie.

  • Miss Chaos

    God, theyre still censoring Adam? Cripe he hasnt done anything worse than all them other ones, except for kissing a guy, oh wait hes a guy!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=227878099299 CathyMK

    I don’t think the FCC will get complaints about Pink or Beyonce, given that neither went off script to simulate blow jobs.

  • mandabutter

    Rub ^^ should the Grammys be in the wrong for putting on Best-Selling, popular artists (who they nominated) or is it us that should be embarassed for buying craptastic music?? I don’t own music by Gaga, Miley, BEP, or Beyonce, but I am a fan of Pink. I think she makes great pop music. And I only saw her ass once. :)

    ETA: CathyMK I agree about the FCC, it doesn’t seem like they could get in much trouble. I’m speaking of the Bill O’Reillys and groups that think she has young fans and will have a problem with the fact that she’s not wearing much but tape…..

  • jlc

    Grammys used to be about the art/music, now its about the ass.

    In that case, I’d like to see Jon Bon Jovi’s please….

  • luval

    wake me up when this segment is over.

  • rayni

    I love Lady Antebellum.

  • dhunken

    YankeeFan08
    01/31/2010 at 8:56 pm

    I’m not getting the negativity about the Stephen Colbert joke – no big deal, imo. I thought it was funny – I love Adam’s lack of restraint – I’ll take that any day over being boring, hitting his mark perfectly every time and just standing there.

    I agree. I thought it was funny and typical Colbert and it brings exposure to Adam. I don’t get why everyone is being so sensitive about it.

    I thought it was funny too. I think everyone is being way too sensitive. I’m sure Adam laughed. It “ain’t that deep” folks.

    Count me in the camp who did not take it as such a bad thing. Actually I think Colbert was trying to show the ridiculousness of the comment. I really think he was saying more as a statement in favor of Adam then not. IMHO. Rock roll has always been about not showing restraint almost a contradictory comment. And it was a little funny.

  • Miss Chaos

    I love this song, I need you Now! so classy!

  • unique28v

    Grammys used to be about the art/music, now its about the ass.

    Music used to be about the music/art, now its about the ass.

  • rayni

    jlc
    01/31/2010 at 9:06 pm
    Grammys used to be about the art/music, now its about the ass.

    In that case, I’d like to see Jon Bon Jovi’s please….

    And Keith Urban’s…..

  • Mary102

    Pink was awesome. But I will note that I doubt she will get any flack for being basically naked on network tv before 9pm.

    So true – just talked about that on twitter – Adam’s double standard re women – they can do any of that, but he’d get grief if he tried any of it. That’s why, that lack of restraint Colbert talked about, I’m all like, “Yeah, Adam, go for it! Do it! Get all AMAs up in their stodgy butts!”

    I got a feelin censored?? Probably cause Adam was in the montage. LOL

    Lol – but it’s not on ABC, is it ;-)

    Imma Be is a pretty good song except for it’s god-awful bridge – all out of tune and wack – even the album version is like that.

  • girlygirl

    The first time I heard this Lady Antebellum song was Friday. KBIG played it after they ran a backstage interview with them.

    I don’t listen to country music really, but that song is ok.

  • unique28v

    Pink was fabulous. Definitely one of the top performances tonight.

  • lorismile

    Well Janet showed a tit. Pink had her nips covered, she’ll be fine.

    I love pink!

  • Rub

    Rub^^should the Grammys be in the wrong for putting on Best-Selling, popular artists (who they nominated) or is it us that should be embarassed for buying craptastic music??

    The Grammys used to differentiate themselves from the MTV and the SoulTrains of the music business with critically acclaimed recordings – at least they tried, lol. and yes its our fault for developing a taste for bad music.

    I don’t own music by Gaga, Miley, BEP, or Beyonce, but I am a fan of Pink. I think she makes great pop music. And I only saw her ass once.

    Me too, I like Pink coz of Allison and Adam I guess.
    oh, dont get me wrong, Im all for a nice ass in its proper place. :P

  • alaadam

    This tweet is funny!

    JudsonAikens Most beautiful makeup job on the Grammy carpet so far? Definitely Adam Lambert. Definitely

  • girlygirl

    Why is American broadcast t.v. so puritanical sometimes? It’s such a joke. If this was being televised in Europe, would anything like BEP’s lyrics get censored or would anyone give a crap about Pink’s costume?

  • http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=227878099299 ai_fan

    Grammys used to be about the art/music, now its about the ass.

    In that case, I’d like to see Jon Bon Jovi’s please….

    Yes, please….

  • terps

    YES!!!!!

  • rayni

    Yay Kings of Leon!

  • cookcricket

    Yeah KoL!!!!! :D

  • tinawina

    HOLY SHIT KINGS OF LEON WON!!!!!!! I am so happy right now!

  • luval

    OMG…Kings of Leon…..a new era has started!!

  • wordnerdarchie

    We’re talking about Pink’s costume? I thought it was a flesh colored body suit with white tape panels. Maybe my eyes deceived me if no one else saw that.

  • girlygirl

    YAY — KOL!!!

    I’m tired of Use Somebody (I seriously hear it on the radio 3-4 times a day), but I really like KOL

    And I’m happy someone beat Taylor Swift for once. She’s a sweet girl, and a good songwriter, but not so talented that she should win so many awards

  • mandabutter

    I love that Kelly tweeted that but sadly, I don’t think Pink’s singing is what will be remembered tomorrow. I love her voice (&Kelly’s) but stand out moments are usually reserved for other things. Instead of talking about what people did onstage or what they wore , give props to people who sang well and call those out who were awful and/or offkey….no one has the balls tho (apart from internet commenters of course. ;)

  • gangreen29

    Ahh I love that conductor!

  • unique28v

    OMG…Kings of Leon…..a new era has started!!

    I hope. I really want new music this decade.

  • luval

    Hate that autotone Jamie.
    Thank you Slash….now we’re talkin’

  • mandabutter

    I hope Jamie Foxx has some sense of irony because this is TRAGIC!!

  • jlc

    Opera/rap mix?—okay, now I’ve heard everything.

    Wake me when the serious (good) artists are performing. And no, I don’t mean the Jonas bros.

  • Mary102

    Wow – Jamie Foxx not really singing any of this, is he? It’s just all autotune plus backup tracks…

  • alfphonehome

    Haha, George Clinton likes it!

  • alaadam

    Another article/blurb about Adam on the Red Carpet:

    AceShowbiz: 52nd Grammys: Lady GaGa and Adam Lambert Steal the Red Carpet. http://bit.ly/9PMIlj

  • sr4mjc

    At least Slash is good.

  • Rub

    Slash played the November Rain outro solo!
    He failed
    why did you sellout slash?!

  • webster

    I assumed the show’s writer wrote the opening monolog, but now I’m wondering, since most comments about here seem to suggest it’s Colbert’s own words. Maybe the writer only writes for the presenters? Not that it matters, but I’m curious.

    I watch the Grammys for the pairings (Gaga and Sir Elton) were great, and to see who gets the random a capella moment.

  • Miss Chaos

    The 2 stars of tomorrow hehe!

  • gangreen29

    I have hated Ke$ha ever since I found out her name was not pronounced Keisha.

  • tinawina

    Okay, Jamie Foxx did not sing a lick of that. But that opening made me laugh, and Doug E and Slash were fun to see.

    Who let a minor near Ke$ha? Isn’t that illegal?

  • Mary102

    Kesha and Beiber – wow – that was kinda sad. They were both so nervous. This is why you bring Adam Lambert up to introduce stuff instead.

  • girlygirl

    Bieber just called Bon Jovi Beyonce!!!

  • Rub

    Kesha is a perfect example why the music biz sux. And, its the labels and producers fault.

  • jlc

    I watch the Grammys cuz its Sunday and Idol isn’t on.

    Oh, and I want to see the Michael Jackson tribute.

    …and JBJ’s ass.

  • wordnerdarchie

    Get rid of the Bieber child. He can’t read yet. And Kesha looks like she just rolled out of bed.

  • alaadam

    Poor kid can’t read que cards. There is a big difference b/t Beyonce and Bon Jovi! lol and putting the Fetus up there with Kesha??? Yes, that is illiegal.

  • lorismile

    Hahahaha the fetus

  • will

    I assumed the show’s writer wrote the opening monolog, but now I’m wondering, since most comments about here seem to suggest it’s Colbert’s own words. Maybe the writer only writes for the presenters? Not that it matters, but I’m curious.

    Colbert is responsible for his opening monologue, probably along with his own staff of writers.

  • jlc

    Get rid of the Bieber child. He can’t read yet. And Kesha looks like she just rolled out of bed.

    Gawd I’m so old…I don’t even know who these people are.

  • Miss Chaos

    Ya when they interviewed Bieber and asked him if he was nervous and he said NO! Well hell, he couldnt even say the right persons name. Loser! They dont need a punk like him on the stage. Fail!!!

  • saga

    What label is Bierber on?

  • girlygirl

    Remember how nervous we were about Kris presenting at the AMAs? Well, that was an award winning performance compared to what Bieber just did

  • flicker

    We’re talking about Pink’s costume? I thought it was a flesh colored body suit with white tape panels. Maybe my eyes deceived me if no one else saw that.

    It was definitely a body suit. I came all the way down to her calves.

  • iluvai

    I loved Pink. I also loved the shout out to Bobby Darin.

  • luval

    Love the guyliner on Greenday’s drummer. thank goodness Dave Matthews didn’t win.

  • Mary102

    lol – girlygirl – so true :-)

  • jlc

    Leon Russel???

    AWESOME!!

  • iluvai

    Justin Beiber’s appearance seemed kind of random. ????

    I guess he’s some kind of legend.

  • tinawina

    Now see, this is why Zac Brown Band won. Damn good band.

  • luval

    Beiber’s over. lol.
    Hope Bon Jovi sings Livin’ on a Prayer.
    Wash that Justin Guarini on drums with zac brown? lol

  • sr4mjc

    Pink was wearing a body suit, no issues. She looked amazing. I was reading an article about her workout schedule and as much as I wished I had an ass like hers, I wouldn’t be willing to put the work into it. so…

    She’s was a gymnast I think. Incredible.

    Another Mute button for me tonight, I’m up to 3 times now.

    Has anyone seen Adam in the audience?

  • Miss Chaos

    Ya, Beiber the legend, soon to be known as the kid that couldnt even read cue cards right> LOL

  • mmb

    I think that lady antebellum song is duller than dishwater. And WTF was that mess jamie foxx? Loved gaga/elton, beyonce, pink

  • cookcricket

    Go Zac Brown Band!!! Amazing!

  • BashiB

    Playing spot the idols in the Grammy audience here and so far I’ve seen Adam (sitting right next to the circular platform where Pink did her routine). Noticed him when the comedy award nominees were being read. Still no sight of my Matty G yet — too many fedoras in the audience!

    Never noticed that the one guy in Kings of Leon looks like a young Eddie Vedder — cute!

  • Miss Chaos

    Zac Brown some kind of awsome!!!!!!!!!!

  • Rub

    haha those country boys. Take that Gaga and Beyonce, lol.

  • http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=227878099299 ai_fan

    flicker
    01/31/2010 at 9:34 pm

    We’re talking about Pink’s costume? I thought it was a flesh colored body suit with white tape panels. Maybe my eyes deceived me if no one else saw that.

    It was definitely a body suit. I came all the way down to her calves.

    Jennifer Lopez wore one of New Years Rockin Eve and Queen Latifah wore one on the AI finale.

    LOL at Justin Bieber calling BonJovi, Beyonce. How young is he?????
    His twitter is probably full of a bazillion BonJovi fans right now and Kei$ha or whatever her name is, was an absolute mess.

  • larc

    Bieber just called Bon Jovi Beyonce!!!

    Well, what do you expect from a third grader?

  • girlygirl

    ok can someone explain to me why so many country artists think singing about patriotism equals good music? This annoys the crap of me.

  • alfphonehome

    I’ve never heard the Zac Brown Band, but they were pretty tight.

  • lorismile

    Remember when Jamie said he’d sing a song with Kris. He shouldn’t. Kris would so upstage him.

  • tinawina

    I think that lady antebellum song is duller than dishwater.

    Yeah, me too. It is generic and boring, and they haveway better material IMO. But Of course, THAT’S the cross-over hit. SMH

  • jlc

    Hey I don’t have any 3-D glasses for the MJ tribute.

    Ya think those ones that make Christmas lights look really cool would work?

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    I was so bored with the zac brown band.Oma I totally squeed in real life when Justin was on!! He’s sooooo cute!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Miss Chaos

    The Bieber kid is 15, sad that I know that!

  • iluvai

    I think Justin is the pet project of someone in the music industry, right?? That’s probably why he was on.

  • sealily1c

    Was Kesha nervous or just uninterested? She is the “real deal” according to Adam, but she seems really rather out of it a lot of the time.

  • jlc

    15? He looked about 8.

  • girlygirl

    Jim C chimes in

    jambajim

    I bet the fiddle-player in Zac Brown Band doesn’t love America since he can’t legally marry his partner. #EqualityForAll #grammys

  • holeighannie

    1. I love how the country singers just sing the hell out of their songs and play their instruments…at this point, it’s almost more impressive than the OTT routines and pyrotechnics. (But P!nk was freaking awesome, so beautiful all around.)

    2.

    ok can someone explain to me why so many country artists think singing about patriotism equals good music? This annoys the crap of me.

    That song is about simple living and the people who comprise one of the largest demographics in the US. I don’t know what can be “annoying” about that. It’s catchy and has great harmonies, regardless of them singing about the troops.

  • sealily1c

    Taylor Swift=Saccharine. In small doses, okay, but in big doses, not good for your health!!

    And pitchy tonight!

  • YankeeFan08

    Taylor Swift is just awful live.

  • will

    Geez, I thought Ryan was introducing somebody good like J-Hud.

  • Mary102

    Was Kesha nervous or just uninterested? She is the “real deal” according to Adam, but she seems really rather out of it a lot of the time.

    I think she was very nervous up there. I think she is the “real deal” in terms of that “what you see is what you get” no artifice kind of performer, but she often gives a very non-challant, whatevs kinda vibe that seems lazy imo.

  • lorismile

    Read luv’s comment. That’s why he was on. :)

  • jlc

    Stevie!!

    Take notes, Taylor. Please.

  • Rub

    Someone turn the autotune all the way up for Taylor Swift and help that poor girl out.

  • gangreen29

    Ouch. This is painful TSwift. I don’t know why her people have her give live performances.

  • luval

    Gaud, Taylor Swift can’t sing…totally out of key. eeek.
    Oh, and I see Adam playing guitar in the background….lol

  • will

    I think Justin is the pet project of someone in the music industry, right??

    Usher.

  • Mary102

    Taylor has a TERRIBLE voice. I’ll give her credit for all her other success, but OMG with how out of tune she is! Poor Stevie Nicks – how can she sing properly with that kind of harmonizing!

  • Miss Chaos

    Why oh why does Taylor have to butcher Stevie Nicks, song!!!!!

  • larc

    Taylor Swift has some real pitch problems.

  • tinawina

    I respect Taylor greatly as a songwriter, but as a live performer? No. This blows.

  • TopCatDC

    OMG Taylor Swift and Stevie Nicks – Taylor is NOT sounding good in this side by side comparison. I honestly do not get all the awards raining down on Taylor. I’m sure there’s a lot of things that she’s good at but singing is not one of them. She would barely make the Top 10 on Idol, if that.

  • Bearcatgrad9912

    To all the Adam disciples up in arms over the joke, as MJ said: “Peeps. You know, Colbert is a comedian. Comedian’s make jokes.”

    Sheesh!

  • girlygirl

    Taylor and Stevie are NOT harmonizing well at all

    I still love Stevie though. She >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Taylor Swift

  • ggdoorsfan

    god taylor swift sounds bad… this is kinda embarrassing… they reward her with grammy’s for this… ”shakes head”

  • terps

    And she has won vocal awards over Carrie ?!?

  • iluvai

    Yes, Usher. Thanks Will, that’s what I thought but didn’t trust my memory. :)

    Cringing here listening to Taylor and Stevie. Their voices don’t go together!

  • Triskel4

    I have never heard Taylor Swift sing live before. She is really awful.

  • ross

    Taylor wouldn’t be able to get through the American Idol auditions. I like her on the radio but this is bad.

  • Jx223

    Taylor Swift never really sounds in tune when she’s performing live. She is definitely not good at singing live. She is not a good vocalist.

    15? He looked about 8.

    I agree he does look much younger than 15.

  • girlygirl

    Taylor Swift is a much better songwriter than she is a singer

  • lorismile

    That was pitchy dawg

  • Rub

    I blame the producers and money hungry labels for the mess that is TS.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    P!nk was amazing.I <3 Bon jovi and liked lady antebellum.I was like Miley get the f$&k off my tv. cmon give Justin a break it the Grammys.taylors awesome

    overall-the Grammys ROCK

  • terps

    Carrie time !!

  • alaadam

    OMG! Stevie Nicks is my all time favorite! Why did Taylor Swift Ruin my favorite song??????

  • Mary102

    THIS is why I am constantly, like, why oh why is Taylor winning all of these best vocalist awards?! If she was on AI, she would never make it past auditions. OMG.

  • luval

    I think we are all over the Adam joke. Can’t even remember what it was about.

  • iluvai

    Michael. Jackson. yay!

  • gangreen29

    This is nauseating to watch without 3-D glasses lol. Jennifer and Carrie!!!

  • tinawina

    I’ve never been crazy about this song, but it is nice to have 5 people who can really sing up on that stage all at once.

  • ross

    Ya when they interviewed Bieber and asked him if he was nervous and he said NO! Well hell, he couldnt even say the right persons name. Loser! They dont need a punk like him on the stage. Fail!!!

    Anyone can make a mistake. I guess no one noticed he made a good recovery. Said he made the mistake because he’s always thinking about Beyonce. At least he can think on his feet.

  • Miss Chaos

    Listen up Taylor Swift, those r good singers!

  • alaadam

    NONE of these top MJ! although Carrie and Jennifer come close. Swifty-pay attention to real singers like Underwood and Hudson!

  • sr4mjc

    I need 3D glasses!

    Poor Taylor, she’s just so awful live. Celine can still wail. Carrie looks pretty in gold.

    I’m not a country fan so I won’t comment on the Zac Brown or Lady whatever, I muted them.

  • TopCatDC

    Why is the audience wearing 3D glasses. Since they are there isn’t it 3D already? Like, “natural 3D”?

  • tinawina

    MJ’s kids are gorgeous. That girl is going to be a knockout.

  • luval

    LOVE those Jackson kids. Mini Michaels

  • girlygirl

    Carrie and JHud were really good on that

  • will

    Well they were supposed to be looking at the music video in 3D, TopCatDC, although they looked pretty silly wearing those glasses. I think the director was cruel showing that.

  • terps

    Very touching… but the kids should not of been their imo

  • Rub

    alright bon jovi fans, maybe you’ll get to see his butt.
    coz I didn’t even get to see Jlo turn around and walk away…

  • ggdoorsfan

    now that’s how you get it done – man, carrie rocked the hell outta her part near the end on ”earth song”, as did jennifer, and celine… smokey and usher sounded awesome too… and michael voice was powerful as well… but dangggg… i got new respect for carrie… girl got some soul in that country :D

  • jlc

    I “grew up” with Michael. I still get so emotional during these tribute things.
    Weird.

  • terps

    Gaga has been shut out since the dance albums… have a funny feeling she gets album of the year

  • cookcricket

    Wow, that tribute performance was amazing! It was so brave of his kids to get up there and accept this award! :D Good for them!

    Something that kinda struck me was how deep his son’s voice is.

  • iluvai

    MJ’s children are beautiful.

  • hicksaholic

    I thought Smokey and Jennifer Hudson were incredible particularly Jennifer- the others not in their league IMO. I thought Carrie looked out of place and trying too hard to fit in.

    Jackson kids are beautiful, they really were nervous though particularly Prince.

  • girlygirl

    allen_kimberly

    Come on Bon Jovi! 5 minutes ago from Echofon

  • http://www.dallascowboys.com GeminiDolly

    That tribute was okay. it was nice to see two former Idols up there. Jennifer and Carrie sounded great, as usual.

  • mandabutter

    MJ, Taylor Swift singing solo at the beginning was on the song “Today Was a Fairytale” from the Valentine’s Day soundtrack. (Not White Horse) And I second your Yowch!!

    Yay for Carrie and JHud. Not my fave performance of the night but I did love their tribute.
    ETA: Awesome ggdoorsfan, see! Carrie is pretty awesome. I love when she steps out of the country box a little.

  • Mary102

    Gaga has been shut out since the dance albums… have a funny feeling she gets album of the year

    Nope. I’m betting money on Taylor winning it. Possibly Dave Matthews, just because of the Rock leanings of the Grammys.

  • unique28v

    That was a nice tribute. They all sang their parts well but I’m partial towards Jennifer, Smokey and Usher. The kids are cute, especially Prince.

  • unique28v

    I thought Smokey and Jennifer Hudson were incredible particularly Jennifer- the others not in their league IMO. I thought Carrie looked out of place and trying too hard to fit in.

    yeah. she did look like she was trying to fit in too hard.

  • luval

    That woman singing with Jon Bon Jovi is sooooooooo nasal-ly (spelling).
    always hated that type of “country” twanging.
    Yes!!! Livin’ on a Prayer. That man is good looking!

  • alaadam

    I’m betting big money Beyonce wins! She has won 5 grammys today so far!

  • HermeticallySealed

    Jeez that sounded messy towards the end. >.<

  • girlygirl

    who is that lady?

  • blmetsfan

    Carrie was fantastic. Her voice is awesome. Great tribute.

  • jlc

    Wooohoooooooo! Let’s see some azzzz…..!

  • cookcricket

    Taylor Swift is a much better songwriter than she is a singer

    Yep! She writes great songs for young girls though. However, even my daughter acknowledged her flatness tonight. The last part was the best, imo.

    Yeah, LoaP! :D Where’s DC! LOL. :( Love his version.

  • iluvai

    I’m happy for Bon Jovi fans! :)

  • sr4mjc

    Poor Jon has been singing out of his nose for so long now. Lost his voice a long time ago.

  • Miss Chaos

    Jennifer Nettles from Sugarland, ya shes nasely, but people like her.

  • Rub

    no guitar solo
    The Grammys suck all the way around!

  • mandabutter

    girlygirl ..? singing with Bon Jovi would be Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland. She recorded this song with them a few years ago.

  • mmb

    Not a fan of country music, but damn I love jennifer nettles

  • ggdoorsfan

    carrie’s one heck of a singer.. as were the other 4 great singers on the stage… so she ”fit in” rather nicely, rather nicely indeed… why would she not… that girl held her own and then some…

  • http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=227878099299 ai_fan

    BonJovi was awesome!!!!

  • mandabutter

    Awe that’s Beyonce’s little nephew.

  • alfphonehome

    Ha, I love Mos Def and Placido Domingo together…oh, that little kid is cute!

  • jlc

    Kid looks like a black Alfred E. Newman lol

  • mmb

    Ooh and it looks like adam has a pretty good seat

  • Truthiness

    Taylor Swift is a much better songwriter than she is a singer

    She would have to be.

    Oh and I’m late, but yee haaww to my man Stephen winning. Oh and so he made a joke about Adam, he was busting everyone, it’s what he does. He does his entire show as a character making fun of people like Bill O’Reilly and Rush Limbaugh and the show points out the absurdity of things. And plus, Adam brought that joke on himself, it’s funny because it was true.

  • mandabutter

    ggdoorsfan, I AGREEE! I wasn’t impressed with Celine at all and I’m usualy floored. When Jennifer H was going I was like Yeah Girllll. lol.

    I love Colbert as well, but I was crossing my fingers to see/hear what Kathy Griffin would do if she won. Shucks! Did I miss Adam?? too much typing…

  • girlygirl
  • Miss Chaos

    I still havent see Adam. And OMG Emenim is singing, well that whole song will be blocked out, or not!

  • iluvai

    I hope Lady Gaga wins.

  • http://talkinaboutmovies.blogspot.com Brenoga

    actually, Gaga and Elton sang a mash up of Your Song and Speechless (her song).

  • Miss Chaos

    That picture of Lady G is sad, She is such a good singer, why the stupid outfits.

  • holeighannie

    http://twitpic.com/10st6t

    She should really have some consideration for the people sitting behind her. I’d be pisssssed, haha.

  • saga

    Apparently Adam is sitting behind her.

  • mandabutter

    Rascal Flatts -on CSI, stop taking career cues from Taylor Swift!

  • Rub

    Gaga = overated

  • http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=227878099299 ai_fan

    mmb
    01/31/2010 at 10:18 pm

    Not a fan of country music, but damn I love jennifer nettles

    Me too!

  • luval

    Still haven’t seen Adam. Boo Hoo

  • jlc

    Is it confirmed yet that Adam will sing the 2012 song at the Oscars?

  • ggdoorsfan

    I AGREEE! I wasn’t impressed with Celine at all and I’m usualy floored. When Jennifer H was going I was like Yeah Girllll. lol.

    you can’t put carrie into a nice neat little country music box after that performance… that performance opened my eyes to another dimension of her talent… if you got it, you just got it, and if you can sing, you can flat out sing… and carrie can truly sangggg, lolol

  • Miss Chaos

    Was Pink shaking her head no???

  • hicksaholic

    Love Stephen Colbert!!

    Taylor Swift is a great commercial songwriter but has very little talent as a singer IMO. She’s very confident however. Her songs won’t be remembered over time though- there’s no real substance again JMHO.

  • tinawina

    Awe that’s Beyonce’s little nephew.

    I was wondering! I was like “is that Solange’s kid?” Thanks.

  • will

    Is it confirmed yet that Adam will sing the 2012 song at the Oscars?

    NO it has not been confirmed, the song is ineligible for the Oscar!

  • jlc

    Lady Gag-me

  • luval

    jlc….where did you hear this???

  • iluvai

    Is it confirmed yet that Adam will sing the 2012 song at the Oscars?

    Are you kidding??? That would be so great!

  • cookcricket

    I guess Lady Gaga has no respect for those in the audience behind her.

  • mandabutter

    if you’re not a fan of country music, u wouldn’t necessary like Sugarland albums. Very twangy with some pop influences…
    In other news, anybody see Ryan on the red carpet with Andrea Boccelli?? Thought he would trip up and have another Scott moment but he handled himself beautifully.

    Awe that’s Beyonce’s little nephew.

    I was wondering! I was like “is that Solange’s kid?” Thanks.
    >>I think they put the little guy in the Nintendo DS commercials B does too, he sits on the couch w her while she’s playing.

  • holeighannie

    Is it confirmed yet that Adam will sing the 2012 song at the Oscars?

    Oh lord, I thought this topic was dead and buried.

    ETA:
    1. I think Pink was shaking her head about how terrible the earthquake was, not at Wyclef’s speech.

    2. I so much prefer this song, Bridge Over Troubled Water, all stripped down, a la Johnny Cash.

  • Miss Chaos

    He can sing at the Oscars even if the song isnt nominated, but theres no comfirmation of that.

  • will

    LOL no they are not going to perform a song that isn’t nominated!!!

    BTW, what does this have to do with the Grammys?

  • alaadam

    adamlambert in the audience at the Grammy’s! http://tweetphoto.com/10138404

  • lorismile

    Gaga is going to become more of a freak. People will tire of it.

  • iluvai

    Adam could go head to head right now with Mary and Andrea.

  • luval

    Miss Chaos…I believe you are correct .
    If it’s not sung there, I don’t think we will ever hear TFM sung live ever.
    yes, Adam could go head to head with those two.

  • mmb

    Adam is not singing TfM at the oscars. Why would he -it can’t be nominated and probably wouldn’t be even if eligible. It wouldn’t surprise me if he attends the oscars. He seems to get invited to everything and if invited why not go?

  • Kanadie Bonttell

    http://twitpic.com/10st6t

    She should really have some consideration for the people sitting behind her. I’d be pisssssed, haha.

    LOL….Yeah right…the guy behind is looking at her hat like…I can’t see a damn thing!

  • Truthiness

    Oh lord, I thought this topic was dead and buried.

    I know, I did too. It’s NOT going to happen. That rumor needs a stake through it’s heart. It needs to have it’s head cut off, and it needs to burned and salted to make sure it doesn’t come back.

  • girlygirl

    Bocelli and MJB? Really good

  • jlc

    Huh? Where did this question come from? NO it has not been confirmed, the song is ineligible for the Oscar!

    Hmmm…I’ve seen mention of Adam performing it. And why wouldn’t it be eligible? The movie came out in 2009 didn’t it? And even if it isn’t up for an award, its still a song from a movie…and the Oscars are about movies…so why shouldn’t it be performed?

  • Truthiness

    2. I so much prefer this song, Bridge Over Troubled Water, all stripped down, a la Johnny Cash

    Well I prefer it by Simon and Garfunkel, but barring that, yeah more stripped down.

    I think Boccelli is soooo overrated, btw.

  • girlygirl

    Adam isn’t gonna sing at the Oscars. The only songs they perform at the Oscars are the ones that are nominated. TFM isn’t eligible to be nominated. How many times do we have to keep saying this???

  • luval

    truthiness….you make me LOL sometimes!!!

  • unique28v

    Bocelli and MJB? Really good

    Extremely good!!!

  • holeighannie

    I know, I did too. It’s NOT going to happen. That topic needs a stake through it’s heart. It needs to have it’s head cut off, and it needs to burned and salted to make sure it doesn’t come back.

    God, YES, haha.

    And for anyone who would think they would randomly let him sing an ineligible song just because it was in a 2009 movie: No. There are literally hundreds of songs that fit that criteria and they barely nominate 5 songs to fill the actual category anymore.

  • tinawina

    Bocelli and MJB? Really good

    Ditto. I didn’t think that would work, but it did.

  • will

    jlc I guess you haven’t been around, this topic HAS been discussed to death here. The song wasn’t written for the movie, therefore it is ineligible, and they only perform songs that are nominated.

    The end? Please?

  • Sherena

    I may be the only one on Earth who really dislikes Mary J Blige. But… I really dislike her. And her voice. And her face. And her personality.

  • rayni

    I think Boccelli is soooo overrated, btw.

    Me too.

  • holeighannie

    I may be the only one on Earth who really dislikes Mary J Blige. But… I really dislike her. And her voice. And her face. And her personality.

    You’re not alone! I think she overdoes everything and do not get the appeal of her songs.

  • jlc

    Geeeezz
    So sorry I posed the Adam question. People were talking about Adam so I asked. I don’t hang out in here 24-7 so if the topic is old, my apologies.

    Grammys>Music>Adam>song>movie>Oscars (for Will, since he didn’t get the connection)

  • hicksaholic

    “I think Boccelli is soooo overrated, btw.”

    I Agree Completely.

  • Rub

    The Grammys are overrated, period.
    NiNs Trent Reznor said it best in a twit.

  • luval

    Sherena and rayni I agree with both of ya.

    So far the Grammys seem very sedate . No one looks like they are having any fun.

  • kittensmittens

    I have come to the TFM-at-Oscars-rumor-killing rescue!

    The Academy released a list of eligible songs in December. TFM is not on it. Done and done.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    I didn’t like the Haiti song or the tribute.idk, I usually tear up at these things.I <3 <3 <3 Bon jovi!!! I voted for loap 8 times.

  • rayni

    Sherena
    01/31/2010 at 10:35 pm
    I may be the only one on Earth who really dislikes Mary J Blige. But… I really dislike her. And her voice. And her face. And her personality.

    Well, she pissed me off S5 when she sang all over Elliott in the finale then she pissed me off again when she guest-judged this year and was a total ass. And her singin’ ain’t all that. JHud could sing her down in a heart beat!

  • unique28v

    The Grammys are overrated, period.

    Most award shows are. Same people win, same people are nominated, same people present, and same people perform.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    I think Boccelli is soooo overrated, btw.

    Me too.

    yup.

    I’m kinda late but for the record I didn’t think twice about the joke..I just loled…

  • rayni

    Kris gives me a Dave Matthews vibe and I so love Dave Matthews. Maybe why Kris made my ears (and eyes!) so happy.

  • luval

    Time for a bathroom break. I don’t get Dave Matthews Band. snooooze.

    Unique28v….except for Kings of Leon!

  • mandabutter

    So, if Boccelli was 19 yrs old, he would win American Idol? Am I right? (Kidding!)

    If anybody is taking score: Taylor Swift has lost 3 Grammys and won 3 Grammys. She had 8 noms, 2 haven’t been announced yet. I think Jay-Z and Eminem may be tied with the most wins tonight. Beyonce may be in that league too. (Not scientific, don’t hold me to it. Just glanced thru the Grammy website posted at the top.) Thanks MJ!

  • iluvai

    Joke, what joke??? lol… I missed it actually, but comedians make jokes. It happens when you are in the public eye.

  • Rub

    Most award shows are. Same people win, same people are nominated, same people present, and same people perform.

    true that.
    I could never get into DMB.

  • holeighannie

    Heeh, DM dances like Taylor Hicks! <3

  • Miss Chaos

    Well I hope Kris doesnt do that stupid crap that Dave just did LOL

  • will

    The Grammys are overrated, period.
    NiNs Trent Reznor said it best in a twit.

    Sounds a bit like sour grapes to me. Is he relevant?

  • YankeeFan08

    I didn’t like Mary J and Bocelli. Their voices didn’t blend well at all.

    Not a fan of Dave Matthews.

    So far the show has only been so-so. Thank heavens for Lady Gaga and Pink, the only bright spots of the whole night.

  • Miss Chaos

    Ricky Martin had twins? With who??

  • holeighannie

    Ricky Martin had twins? With who??

    A surrogate.

  • terps

    Simon and Leona are shitting their pants now lol

  • mandabutter

    unique28v….but Swift hasn’t had a clean sweep (not even close) so maybe the Grammys stands for something else, unlike the ACMs, CMAs, CMTs, VMAs, and People’s Choice.

  • Miss Chaos

    Ya, no Taylor Swift, congrats Beyonce, keep your dress on.

  • alaadam

    Another one for Beyonce! What is that 6 now. I up my bet about Beyonce beating Swifty for Album of the Year.

  • Truthiness

    Speaking of overrated, DMB are just…dull to me.

  • mmb

    Who were all the singers/musicians playing with dave matthews?

  • iluvai

    Lady Gaga— I’m hoping you get album of the year. Even though I like some of the other nominees a lot!

  • Bearcatgrad9912

    That topic needs a stake through it’s heart. It needs to have it’s head cut off, and it needs to burned and salted to make sure it doesn’t come back.

    So does everything about Adam

  • Miss Chaos

    Ya, I wont take your bet, pulling for Beyonce to will too!

  • Truthiness

    I know it’s bad when I’m more okay with Beyonce winning, than I am Taylor. And I really don’t like Beyonce, but at least she’s not Taylor and she can sing somewhat better. Which is to say, she can sing at all.

  • cookcricket

    JHud could sing her down in a heart beat!

    Yes, I think I would have preferred to see JHud in her spot, but it was still beautiful! I do tend to like stripped down versions of songs best though.

  • alaadam

    Another Blurb about Adam on the red carpet tonight!

    Adam is Neon Limelight’s best dressed man tonight: http://tinyurl.com/ydxh594

  • TopCatDC

    Beyonce as best female vocalist… yeah, I can live with that.

  • luval

    With all the people yet to appear, this show will drag on forever! Saw someone in the audience looking at their watch. They must feel the same as I do. They are all probably starving since it’s late dinner time in California.

  • alaadam

    http://twitpic.com/10t0a8 – Adam & Katy Perry.

  • will

    Adam’s tie reminds me of the mysterious black thing he had on his shoulder on SYTYCD.

  • tinawina

    Maxwell!! **readies panties to throw at the screen**

  • iluvai

    With all the people yet to appear, this show will drag on forever! Saw someone in the audience looking at their watch. They must feel the same as I do. They are all probably starving since it’s late dinner time in California.

    I get the same feeling at elementary school concerts and talent shows! :)

  • rayni

    OK this is what snooooozzzessss me. Don’t do Maxwell (?) the Monotonous.

  • mandabutter

    Haha! Love me some Maxwellllll. sorry, out of breath. :)

    Saw the pic of Adam and Katy, I wouldn’t call my friend out on the ugly dress but DAMN, Katy…Fail. At least it sparkles.

  • holeighannie

    Boner jamz with a 40 year age gap is kinda nast.

  • Rub

    http://twitpic.com/10t0a8
    she aint voluptuous, and she can’t sing either.
    She’s got the height – I’ll give her that.

  • Kanadie Bonttell

    LOL…is it just me or does Justin Bieber make Kesha look like a giant or what!!!

    http://i968.photobucket.com/albums/ae162/SonicWaveVibe/post-1109-1264996179.jpg

  • iluvai

    http://twitpic.com/10t0a8 – Adam & Katy Perry.

    That is a GREAT picture!!! Candid shots are the best!

  • jlc

    kittensmittens
    01/31/2010 at 10:39 pm
    I have come to the TFM-at-Oscars-rumor-killing rescue!

    The Academy released a list of eligible songs in December. TFM is not on it. Done and done.

    Not to beat a dead horse, but, the MOVIE nominations won’t be announced until Feb. 2. So, if 2012 happens to get nominated, there’s still a chance Adam could perform even if the song itself wasn’t nominated.
    There. I’m so done.

  • alfphonehome

    Maxwell has a beautiful voice. And singing with Robert Flack was classic.

    edit: @tinawina…haha, yeah…I am a sucker for the nostalgia:)

  • tinawina

    Maxwell was doing fine, then he got all lounge singer on me. Boo. That duet should not have happened.

    He still looks good though. Yay for the pretty.

    ETA: LOL @ the difference of opinion between me & the poster above!

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    lol I just read through the whole thread and my opinion is the opposite of like everyone’s here-I <3 Justin, didn't think Carrie or jHud were *amazing*,I thought Taylor was good but not great, not upset about her surprised-ness(if that's a word),and I thought everything after p!nk was boring.ymmv indeed…( but I still don't get DMB)

  • holeighannie

    So, if 2012 happens to get nominated, there’s still a chance Adam could perform even if the song itself wasn’t nominated.
    There. I’m so done.

    As a certifiable Oscar freak, I can assure you that’s not going to happen. Especially when 2012 only has outside chances in tech categories.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Haha kanadie bonatell in that pic ke$ha looks skeered

  • will

    there’s still a chance Adam could perform even if the song itself wasn’t nominated.

    Yes there is still a chance he could be asked to perform a nominated song. I’ll give you that. Not a chance in hell he’ll sing TFM.

  • luval

    jlc….we love you and we all can dream!!!

  • Truthiness

    Maxwell was doing fine, then he got all lounge singer on me. Boo. That duet should not have happened.

    He still looks good though. Yay for the pretty.

    Maxwell is a verra verra fine looking man. So there’s that at least, when his vocals aren’t as there as they could be.

  • gangreen29

    The last half hour has really dragged on…………

  • alaadam

    Adam/Clive Davis meeting up at the Grammys

    http://twitpic.com/10t0l8

  • Miss Chaos

    Oh Man this is getting snooze! This should have been at the beginning of the show. And LOVE the new Adam pictures!!

  • luval

    Please be over…..I have to get up in 6 hours!!

    Yeowsa….Adam and Clive Davis..Wonder who went up to who first? I can just imagine Adam being so humble with his “I am so honored to meet you”.

  • iluvai

    I like Ke$ha.

    Her songs are fun. Don’t like all of the lyrics though. Oh well.

  • will

    Why is this running so looong? CBS cuts off the Tony Awards if they run even one minute into overtime.

  • lovingadam

    Adam with Clive Davis in the audience

    http://twitpic.com/10t0l8

  • holeighannie

    This is on til 11:30 according to IMDb…blaaaaaaaaaah. And people complain about the Oscars.

  • Miss Chaos

    Will, I’ll take Adam performing any nominated song, heck maybe all of them, LOL, he will behave, I promise!!!

  • dcglam

    http://twitpic.com/10t0a8 – Adam & Katy Perry.

    That is a GREAT picture!!!

    LOVE this pic!! You can tell that Adam and Katy are having fun together and seem very comfortable with each other. Now I can’t wait for the interviews on ET tomorrow. ;)

  • unique28v

    unique28v….but Swift hasn’t had a clean sweep (not even close) so maybe the Grammys stands for something else, unlike the ACMs, CMAs, CMTs, VMAs, and People’s Choice.

    So we get beyonce instead of Swift. Its still the same o same o to me.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    So adam’ not going to the oscars.big friggin deal.he said there might be some big screen or small screen stuff later this year, so maybe in a few years?

    and I’m gonna go back and read how bad Taylor was and then buy “if today was a fairytale”..and laugh.. Does that make sense? At all? Lol

  • ksgirlfordc
  • Rub

    great intro song for Tino
    Urge Overkill – Girl, you’ll be a woman soon
    awesome

  • rayni

    Tarantino is a nut job.

  • holeighannie

    Oh, Tarantino…your entire personality is why I hate you. Inglorious Basterds being one of the few exceptions.

    And Drake will forever be the paralyzed kid on Degrassi: TNG.

    ETA: I should just go ahead and mute this crap, half of it has been silenced for me anyway…

  • tinawina

    Why do I always want to smack the hell out of Quentin Tarintino when he starts trying to act “black”. STFU

  • Miss Chaos

    My dam TV is going soundless , Oh my God!!!!!

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    What the hell is Quentin tarantino doing there?

    I like the lil Wayne song -hate the rest .what’s th point in singing this it’s like totally bleeped

  • gangreen29

    http://www.radaronline.com/photos/image/43282#image-load

    Carrie made best dressed on that list! I loved Snookie being on the worst.

    Why even have these guys on if they are going to bleep almost EVERY word..

  • tinawina

    Holy bleep out, Batman!

  • Rub

    10 sec delay CBS friend

  • Miss Chaos

    Hey Lil Wayne, Pant on the ground!!!!!!!!!!

  • luval

    This is just AWFUL….. there goes the crotch grabbing. censoring..please go away….oops pants on the ground sort of. Really don’t want to see this guy’s undies. This is not music. I don’t know what the hell it is.

  • will

    So Eminem already knows from the AMA’s that this song gets mostly bleeped on network television. I guess he really doesn’t care.

  • http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=227878099299 ai_fan

    Miss Chaos
    01/31/2010 at 11:15 pm

    Hey Lil Wayne, Pant on the ground!!!!!!!!!!

    LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Miss Chaos

    This is un freaking Bleep Bleep believeable!!!!!

  • alaadam

    OK Eminem is making me nauseated! Bleeping WHOLE phrases or is it my tv having technical problems?

  • iluvai

    You guys are cracking me up! :) Bleep bleep, cheers!

  • Miss Chaos

    I would rather see Adam kissing crotches and dudes, than this shiiiiit

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    tinawina
    01/31/2010 at 11:13 pm
    Why do I always want to smack the hell out of Quentin Tarintino when he starts trying to act “black”. STFU

    LMAO

    hmm I’m deciding whether to buy drop the world.I wanna hate it, but it like my guilty pleasure.I hate the rest though.

  • Kanadie Bonttell

    Man I love me some Green Day, but I don’t know if I am feeling this performance…it is like Up With People Green Day?

  • Miss Chaos

    Ohhhh Noooooos!!!!! Bleeping unrealzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!!!!!
    Hey, I am downloading that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • cookcricket

    The music industry loves them some bleeps. Oh yeah, they’re hearing all of it. LOL!

    ETA: Looks like you’ve all been discussing this already. Hee!

  • iluvai

    I would rather see Adam kissing crotches and dudes, than this shiiiiit

    I am LMAO!!!! I so agree, I love the devil Adam. HAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!

  • alaadam

    I dedicate the Pants on the Ground song to Eminem and his crew!

  • Miss Chaos

    Only wish I know what all they were singing, Not Fair, Taylor Swift got to hear it, she was standing up rocking to it!

  • sealily1c

    I cleaned out my kitty litter box out while Eminem, Drake and Lil Wayne were “singing”. It was preferable to listening to them. I like some rap, the rap that has some musical elements to it and isn’t just an ego-trip.

  • alaadam

    If you download that Eminiem song from iTunes…do you get the silent parts or the full song?

  • karenw

    I hope Bieber has ear plugs in .. it can’t be appropriate for kids to hear this kind of thing .. or so we keep being told

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Nvrmnd-evry other word is the f-word-it’s catchy though but I’m not buying it.I’m just waiting for this to be over.

    After the “peeps who croaked this year” montage, Jeff Bridges introduces a tribute to the legendary Les Paul. Jeff Beck and Imelda May perform “How High the Moon”. That was nice.

    I was so bored I didn’t even notice that happening

  • sealily1c

    alaadam;

    LOLLLLLL!!! Very funny!

    Personally, hell would freeze over before that would ever happen in my house.

  • Miss Chaos

    Ha Ha, can you imagine downloading a song, and it one long bleep?????

  • iluvai

    WTF????

  • holeighannie

    HAH! I get such sick pleasure when she wins and people get pissed off. Probably cuz I love her, but still.

  • cookcricket

    I have to say right now that I’m happy for the girl!!!

  • ggdoorsfan

    oh heck no, heck no – this is a travesty… this child can’t sing worth crap… lawd hammercy, hahahha

  • gangreen29

    This show needed more Gaga…….

  • luval

    UGH..I stayed up for this?????? There’s that surprised face.

    Good Night John Boy

  • sealily1c

    NOOOOOOOOO…..after her wretched perfomance tonight, I bet some people want their votes back.

    Gross.

  • Miss Chaos

    Wfhat the hell happened?

  • martha

    thank you for the wonderful blog. I wish I would have thought to ask my daughter to tape it so I could see it. I wanted mostly to see Adam on the Red Carpet, but the show sounds good too, esp Slash solo and Lady Gaga/Elton.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Lol aladam

    5 min

    I’m rooting for gaga or swift

    YAY TAYLOR WON!!!!!!!!!( haha I know everyone here isgoing to be upset-and she’s acting surprised.that’s ok, I love u guys anyway:))

    awww she’s like crying

    fearless was amazing though she deserves it

  • Miss Chaos

    Where is Kanye when we need him?????

  • iluvai

    I really love Taylor Swift! But I was so hoping for Lady Gaga or the
    Black Eyed Peas!

  • ggdoorsfan

    gaga and beyone were robbed… either one of those two deserved this, after hearing taylor swift tonight… wowowow, this is some bs, lolol

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Goodnight peeps :)

  • Mark

    I’m personally blaming Randy Jackson and his twitter voters for this insanity…

  • sr4mjc

    http://twitpic.com/10t0gh

    wonder what his comment is? Lol. She’s a very pretty girl.

  • Miss Chaos

    Nite all its been Real!!!!!

  • alaadam

    OK I lost BIG Money on Album of the Year! DAMMIT! After Swifty’s performance tonight, I bet they are embarrassed! GAGA or Beyonce should have won that!!!!!!

  • will

    Poor MJ, she actually had to watch it all and pay attention to live blog it.

    Thank you for your dedication MJ!

  • Rub

    HAHA, in your face GAGA(wacked) and Beyonce.

  • iluvai

    Where is Kanye when we need him?????

    I forgive him now!!!!

  • sr4mjc

    Gaga was robbed.

  • iluvai

    Gaga was robbed.

    Sad.

  • blmetsfan

    LOL. I had a good feeling Taylor would win that one. It was the most popular album this year, and the girl had so much buzz going into this.

  • Lulu2

    Anyone know where I can see clips of Adam on the red carpet? THe youtube videos have been removed and i don’t see any videos on the Entertainment Tonight site.

  • ggdoorsfan

    Gaga was robbed.

    she sure was… i had her pegged to win that one… the voting or something needs an overhaul for these awards… swift showed herself to be as manufactured as they come w/that cringe worthy performance tonight, massive sales be darned… i had never heard her sing live, till tonight, and boy are my eyes opened, and my ears hurtin’… ya know what – kanye is starting to look almost good, note almost good, for his wacked out stunt w/her earlier… not saying i condone what he did, but after tonight… i understand, lol

  • TopCatDC

    Where is Kanye when we need him?????

    I blame Kanye for this. He made her too sympathetic.

  • tinawina

    Taylor can’t sing but her album is good. I thought it was better than Beyonce’s. I would have been okay with either a Taylor or Gaga win.

  • Sherena

    TAYLOR DESERVED IT.

    As much as anyone anyway.

    People may dislike the SUBJECT of her music, but the QUALITY of it is good. Fearless, musically, is as good as or better than The Fame, which before Gaga really got famous or had the crazy outfits and performances was just as a good, solid dance-pop album with really catchy songs. Just like Fearless is a good, solid country-pop album with really catchy songs.

  • girlygirl

    Gaga was totally robbed.

    Grammy voters continue to reward solid, safe music/performers over bold, adventurous, original music/performers.

  • Sherena

    Grammy voters continue to reward solid, safe music over bold, adventurous, original music

    Lol sorry, but “The Fame” is not bold, adventurous, OR original. Just Dance, Poker Face? Are safe, pop songs, if you separate the music from the spectacle. And the Grammys are rewarding the music only.

    She gets creative with her videos and performances but her music is standard pop.

  • adamisthemanfan

    well I am feeling very underwhelmed by this years show…
    I concur that Lady gaga was indeed robbed…I mean Album of the year Taylor Swift? Are they fucking kidding me? Didnt people hear how bad she sounded live compared to all of the other performers?? w/e…
    Beyonce’s performance also sucked…she totally ruined Alanis Morisette’s song, which she had no business singing in the first place…and imho there were waaaayyy too many country music performances…
    I sure hope next year’s show will be better.
    Good night everyone.
    Oh and P.S. I didnt see Adam anywhere…that was rather strange :(

  • ggdoorsfan

    what self respecting music lover, after hearing swift tonight, can say she’s deserving to be nominated for any best singer/vocalist, etc awards… and folks like to dog certain stars for using autotune or lip synching.. i know i have old school attitudes about singers having the ability to, you know, be actually able to sing, but man, i could have maybe bought her win if i hadn’t heard it… oh well, that’s show biz! – swift showed she don’t have no bizness singing live. ever.

  • http://talkinaboutmovies.blogspot.com Brenoga

    gaga was really robbed. Swift is very good girl, seems like a really nice and cool friend to have, but god she can’t stay in tune. And her songs are all the same.

    Gaga’s duet with elton john was so freaking awesome I can’t stop watching it. Unbelievable. She’s really insane, but also madly talented.

  • HappyDaisy

    I haven’t read this thread, just signed in.

    Was really looking forward to tonght’s show, especially the performances. Huge disappointment for me all around, beginning with Pink’s Cirque du Soleil skit and ending with Ms. Swift beating out GaGa.

    The MJ tribute would have been much better with just MJ singing it and not having the 3-D thing that messed up the visual for those of us without the glasses. His kids were absolutely adorable.

  • http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=227878099299 ai_fan

    The Grammy’s are not fan voted awards – the Grammy’s are voted on by other artists.

    From the Grammy website:

    How do I qualify to become a Voting member?
    You need to have creative or technical credit on a minimum of six tracks (or their equivalent) in at least one voting discipline and the album must have been commercially released in the United States. Qualifying tracks can be on one album or a combination of albums. In the music video and craft categories you must have at least six commercial or promotional videos/albums released in the United States.

  • Sherena

    Taylor can’t sing but her album is good. I thought it was better than Beyonce’s. I would have been okay with either a Taylor or Gaga win.

    Same.

  • adamisthemanfan

    TAYLOR DESERVED IT.

    As much as anyone anyway.

    People may dislike the SUBJECT of her music, but the QUALITY of it is good.

    Im sorry but that is your opinion and I respectfully disagree. If you compare her to all of the other performers (except the rap artists), INCLUDING the other country singers she paled in comparison..in fact she was out of tune in several parts of her song.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    She’s really insane, but also madly talented.

    totally

    ok,rrly leaving now!

  • Sherena

    Swift is very good girl, seems like a really nice and cool friend to have, but god she can’t stay in tune.

    Doesn’t matter. The reward is for the recorded album, not for live performances.

  • Mary102

    I’m most annoyed by Taylor winning after those vocals – I’m sorry, but that was truly attrocious – especially when heard along side all of the other big names in music – she is clearly a lightweight both singing and performance-wise when up against Gaga, Beyonce, Pink, etc.

    I feel like Taylor is literally riding on a happy butterflies and unicorns train right now as the “it” princess of the moment (essentially replacing Miley as a less trailer trash version of her) – and everyone is just going along with it, without actually standing back and realizing that, aside from some pretty, yet safe and predictable, songs, she really isn’t THAT good – especially, as I said, when compared to the other people up there tonight. JMO. I’ve always thought Taylor was overrated.

  • Sherena

    TAYLOR DESERVED IT.

    As much as anyone anyway.

    People may dislike the SUBJECT of her music, but the QUALITY of it is good.

    Im sorry but that is your opinion and I respectfully disagree. If you compare her to all of the other performers (except the rap artists), INCLUDING the other country singers she paled in comparison..in fact she was out of tune in several parts of her song.

    I think you may be confused about what the Grammys reward. It’s not about her live performances, which I admit are poor, it’s about the recorded music. And from a pure musical perspective, her songwriting skills are very solid. Definitely as solid as Lady Gaga’s on “The Fame” (her first, less adventuresome album, and the one that was nominated). “The Fame,” if you separate the spectacle and the “omg edgy” image from the music, is just a standard, catchy pop album as well.

  • ggdoorsfan

    The Grammy’s are not fan voted awards – the Grammy’s are voted on by other artists.

    i know their voted on by other artists… that’s a scary thought after tonight, lol

  • Mary102

    Oh and P.S. I didnt see Adam anywhere…that was rather strange

    Eh, I wasn’t expecting to see him. He wasn’t nominated, wasn’t presenting. When you think of the big wigs there – he’ll have his time some day soon :-)

  • iluvai

    I just saw a commercial with Adam singing “Strut”… :)

  • http://talkinaboutmovies.blogspot.com Brenoga

    Doesn’t matter. The reward is for the recorded album, not for live performances.

    that’s why I added the “and her songs are all the same” part :) I mean, how an album with the same boys-are-trash songs, same basic melody win best album of the year is really a big mistery to me.

    I mean, that’s just my opinion, you can all respectfully disagree.

  • bridgette12

    ggdoorsfan
    01/31/2010 at 11:42 pm
    “what self respecting music lover, after hearing swift tonight, can say she’s deserving to be nominated for any best singer/vocalist, etc awards… and folks like to dog certain stars for using autotune or lip synching.. i know i have old school attitudes about singers having the ability to, you know, be actually able to sing, but man, i could have maybe bought her win if i hadn’t heard it… oh well, that’s show biz! – swift showed she don’t have no bizness singing live. ever.”

    I agree with you. She’s sold a lot of album and singles, but she can’t sing live and that’s the fifth time I have seen her perform live. I don’t believe you deserve awards just because you sell a lot of them. These days they can put anyone in the studio and auto-tune them to sound good. Just look at Kesha, she’s another one of those auto-tuned Princesses. I am not a big fan of Beyonce or Lady Gaga, but they are better singers than Taylor ever dreamed of being. They started off the show with one of the greatest entertainers alive, Sir Elton John and they end the show awarding some kid who couldn’t sing in tune to save her live.

  • iluvai

    I like Lady Gaga’s songs. Even if I never saw her perform or what she looked like. I just like the songs. Taylor Swift is great for my kids.
    But I love LG for me. And I love TS for my girls. She is a great role model. I just don’t relate to “She’s a cheer captain, and I’m on the bleachers.”

  • terps

    I hate her (taylor) but she did sell the most records this year

  • ggdoorsfan

    Doesn’t matter. The reward is for the recorded album, not for live performances.

    milli vanilli also won for their recorded album… and they couldn’t, er, didn’t sing a lick on their album… so that’s not giving me a lotta warm fuzzies about the recorded vs the live differential… what they did was blatantly fraudulous – what she’s doing is kinda/sorta like perpetrating a fraud on the public too, cause the live sure doesn’t match up to what a lot may be expecting from the recording… just saying….

  • Mary102

    I just saw a commercial with Adam singing “Strut”…

    Wait – where?

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    essentially replacing Miley as a less trailer trash version of her)

    I totally disagree(yes I lied about leaving:)).she’s bland,safe,non-thrrathening,cool,doesn’t push the envelope so u won’t get made fun of 4 saying u like her, and best of all,she’s NOT DISNEY.plus anything is better than Miley.plus her songs are super easy to
    sing along to which is why everyone loves her.oh and she’s “nice”.

  • alaadam

    swear I am nearly as tuneless as TS. Plus, if I squint and act all coy “Me? Really?” I am virtually her twin! WHY AREN”T I FCKIN FAMOUS?

    There are several pics in the thread of Adam in the audience if you want to go back through the thread to see them. One when Rhianna won her award and one of Clive Davis talking to him.

  • Mary102

    plus anything is better than Miley.plus her songs are super easy to sing along to which is why everyone loves her.oh and she’s “nice”.

    LOL – ok, I will give you that Taylor is a 1000 better than Miley, so if more Taylor means less Miley, I’m all for that. But I still think we’re at the point of too much Taylor – especially with these award shows. Is she winning the Nobel Peace prize next?

  • Sherena

    so that’s not giving me a lotta warm fuzzies about the recorded vs the live differential… what they did was blatantly fraudulous – what she’s doing is kinda/sorta like perpetrating a fraud on the public too, cause the live sure doesn’t match up to what a lot may be expecting from the recording… just saying….

    But that doesn’t matter. The AOTY is just for album of the year– not best live performer of the year, best singer of the year, or even best artist of the year. Just the album. The “best pop vocal” on the other hand is supposed to reward the singing aspect of it–I can’t remember if Taylor won that, but if she did THAT would be fraudulent. But she’s perfectly qualified to win ALBUM of the year, despite her poor live singing.

    I think a lot of people are angry over Taylor’s success because of other factors, such as they don’t like her live performances, don’t like the fact that she sings about teenage drama, don’t like the fact that she has a “safe” image, etc– and therefore take that and say that her album is crap, when objectively it’s a solid album and good, well produced, catchy music. This isn’t just about the Grammys specifically, but just in general.

  • https://twitter.com/pmhowden undercooked

    I’m watching on the West Coast so I haven’t seen TS perform yet. But I will say, she is a very good songwriter. As time goes on, her vocals may improve, but she may never be a great vocalist. And I will say TS>>>>>>>>Miley. I do think TS is a good role model for girls.

  • girlygirl

    I saw Adam in the crowd several times…his seat was right near the stage.

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    Okay goodnight for realz :)

    I bet taylor swift’s singing wwfm right now(except yknow the ability to sing live lol)

  • cookcricket

    I totally disagree(yes I lied about leaving:)).she’s bland,safe,non-thrrathening,cool,doesn’t push the envelope so u won’t get made fun of 4 saying u like her, and best of all,she’s NOT DISNEY.plus anything is better than Miley.plus her songs are super easy to
    sing along to which is why everyone loves her.oh and she’s “nice”.

    Luv, I like her too. Well said.

    ETA: “”””I do think TS is a good role model for girls.”””””
    Yep! Her songs are catchy too.

  • girlygirl

    The award is supposed to be for the BEST Album of the Year…not the most commercially successful. Taylor Swift’s album, while solid, was NOT better, in my opinion, than either Lady Gaga’s or Beyonce’s
    (I haven’t heard DMB’s album, so can’t comment on that).

    If Taylor Swift wants career longevity, she will need to start writing about more interesting, grownup subjects, because she will soon be a little too old to be writing about HS romance stuff — which is what most of her songs (at least the ones I’ve heard) are about. They are pretty much all about the same subject, which gets boring real quick.

  • http://talkinaboutmovies.blogspot.com Brenoga

    But that doesn’t matter. The AOTY is just for album of the year– not best live performer of the year, best singer of the year, or even best artist of the year. Just the album.

    so if that’s the case the ones who should be receiving the award are her producers and not Taylor herself. And I don’t mean that just because it’s her. If beyonce had won, her producers should be the ones to receive it, and the same goes for Gaga.

    But if she’s the one receiving it, that means the award is given to the artist and her performance skills. Correct me if I’m wrong but a lot of singers have already won this award without writing one single song on the album, am I right?

    Anyway, it’s late here in Brazil(3am) and I need to go to sleep. Good night yall!

  • iluvai

    If Taylor Swift wants career longevity, she will need to start writing about more interesting, grownup subjects, because she will soon be a little too old to be writing about HS romance stuff — which is what most of her songs (at least the ones I’ve heard) are about. They are pretty much all about the same subject, which gets boring real quick.

    ITA.

  • Sherena

    so if that’s the case the ones who should be receiving the award are her producers and not Taylor herself.

    No, because Taylor wrote the songs. She has songwriting credits on every song. And hey, she did say “WE are so happy to get this award,”… meaning that she’s giving credit to everyone who helped write and produce her album with her. :)

  • alaadam

    adamlambert Grammys were a blast, but after my bday Friday and Clive’s party… I’m gonna actually skip the parties and sleep for a change. Responsible!

  • iluvai

    I guess it’s an opinion thing, as always.

  • ggdoorsfan

    Sherena
    01/31/2010 at 11:58 pm

    i’m not angry over her success at all, nor until tonight had i really paid her a lot of attention… i readily admit to not having much knowledge of her – outside of being aware of her album sales… so tonight was my first real introduction to her as a performer… and i am not impressed… her material may be well written, cohesive and solid on the album. i’ve read backthread about her being a stronger songwriter than singer/performer and, imo, after this performance, this just may be true… not every great songwriter is the best person to sing or record their songs, so unless she undergoes a 180 the next time i catch something of her live, i’m inclined to believe she is in this category. those first impressions are sometimes lasting ones, but i’m willing to give her another shot to convince me she can pull off live performances of her material…

  • Sherena

    adamlambert Grammys were a blast, but after my bday Friday and Clive’s party… I’m gonna actually skip the parties and sleep for a change. Responsible!

    Haha aww. I know how it feels to be that tired. Good for Adam being responsible.

  • alaadam

    adamlambert Is also like to thank everyone for my bday gifts!! Both at my party and to all the amazing fans who sent me treats!! This was the best bday!

  • iluvai

    Wait – where?

    Sorry. Same station as Grammy’s in NJ. I think it was for ET.

  • iluvai

    I thought Subo sold most records. Maybe that was just for the debut album.

  • dcglam

    I saw Adam in the crowd several times…his seat was right near the stage.

    You know, I’m kind of surprised they didn’t put the camera on him during that early joke like they did for Jay Z. It might have made the whole humor thing halfway worthwhile! ;)

  • http://talkinaboutmovies.blogspot.com Brenoga

    No, because Taylor wrote the songs. She has songwriting credits on every song. And hey, she did say “WE are so happy to get this award,”… meaning that she’s giving credit to everyone who helped write and produce her album with her.

    (yes, im still here)
    I know she has songwriting credits on every song. Let me give you an example: tony bennet won this same award back in 1995 and he didn’t have any songwriting/producing credits at all. So, that means – at least for me – that this award goes to the artist for his performance skills in all songs of the album, mainly.

    And, as I said before, she seems like a very nice girl and I always knew she would give credit to everyone who deserved it. But, IMHO, in this case, she didn’t deserve it herself.

    Going for real now! See ya!

  • Mary102

    i’ve read backthread about her being a stronger songwriter than singer/performer and, imo, after this performance, this just may be true… not every great songwriter is the best person to sing or record their songs, so unless she undergoes a 180 the next time i catch something of her live, i’m inclined to believe she is in this category.

    Yeah, there are a lot of instances of great songwriters who are not the best singers/performers – I def think Taylor tends to fall in that category. She’s lucked out with the timing, image, everything else coming together now to obviously make her a very successful recording artist on her own, but I still stand by her not really being anywhere near the same league as many of the other performers on stage tonight.

    And even though the album award isn’t going to the best live performer, as with many awards, many other factors go into the voting process. All other factors being about equal (as in, the other nominees all having strong albums), I’d take performance/singing ability as one of those other factors that should have played into the vote more. After all, as a singer, winning a Grammy, you should have a certain level of singing ability in the first place.

  • Truthiness

    I thought Subo sold most records. Maybe that was just for the debut album.

    Nope, Taylor edged out SuBo in the end for best selling album of the year. But yes, SuBo has the best debut week of the year.

  • iluvai

    Nope, Taylor edged out SuBo in the end for best selling album of the year. But yes, SuBo has the best debut week of the year.

    Wow… cool for Taylor.

  • jammasta

    I’d take Taylor Swift over Lady GaGa’s stupid and unentertaining antics and bland electropop any day. Mainstream GaGa isn’t bold, she’s just insane and annoying and wastes her amazing voice on that crap that seems to rely on being merely catchy and being just weird lyrically. I’m all for innovation, but she acts like a stupid clown onstage.

    The one thing I do like that mainstream GaGa did was wear that pretty cool looking bubble dress.

    Taylor probably DOES need to evolve in her songwriting. She’s a young adult and still singing young teenager-esque songs. I do love You Belong With Me, but come on, Taylor, grow up a bit! I haven’t seen her sing live, but eh. I do like Taylor Swift’s music, but I totally agree with girlygirl, she could do some growing up.

    I do applaud both for writing their own songs, but they’re nothing that special.

    Also, I smiled when I saw Adam’s tweet about resting tonight. Rest up!

  • tiger92

    We watched the Grammys together as a family. My 17 yr old can’t stand Taylor Swift. After T.S. finished singing- my husband said, “She would never make it on American Idol. I don’t even think she’d make it past the judges”. LOL

  • Lulu2

    I missed Adam on the red carpet (3 p.m. on the West Coast for a Broadcast at 8? Huh?). I sure wish you could post a (working) video or link, MJ. I can’t find one.

  • Mary102

    I bet taylor swift’s singing wwfm right now(except yknow the ability to sing live lol)

    No, Luv!! That image = DNW!!

    You know, I’m kind of surprised they didn’t put the camera on him during that early joke like they did for Jay Z.

    Think it’s often a director/coordination thing – they plan certain audience shots, and for the ones they don’t plan ahead, they don’t have the camera already on the person to show the reaction shot.

  • alaadam

    I missed Adam on the red carpet (3 p.m. on the West Coast for a Broadcast at 8? Huh?). I sure wish you could post a (working) video or link, MJ. I can’t find one.

    I posted one earlier in the thread-way earlier if you want to go back and look.

  • bridgette12

    ggdoorsfan
    02/01/2010 at 12:08 am
    Sherena
    01/31/2010 at 11:58 pm

    “i’m not angry over her success at all, nor until tonight had i really paid her a lot of attention… i readily admit to not having much knowledge of her – outside of being aware of her album sales… so tonight was my first real introduction to her as a performer… and i am not impressed… her material may be well written, cohesive and solid on the album. i’ve read backthread about her being a stronger songwriter than singer/performer and, imo, after this performance, this just may be true… not every great songwriter is the best person to sing or record their songs, so unless she undergoes a 180 the next time i catch something of her live, i’m inclined to believe she is in this category. those first impressions are sometimes lasting ones, but i’m willing to give her another shot to convince me she can pull off live performances”

    I have seen her perform live five times, and I can assure you that it hasn’t gotten better.

  • Mark

    And even though the album award isn’t going to the best live performer, as with many awards, many other factors go into the voting process. All other factors being about equal (as in, the other nominees all having strong albums), I’d take performance/singing ability as one of those other factors that should have played into the vote more. After all, as a singer, winning a Grammy, you should have a certain level of singing ability in the first place.

    Absolutely not. The product being judged is the construct that is the album. The winner of the award should be judged on that product, and, like it or not, live singing ability isn’t really relevant. And that’s the way it should be. For example, I don’t see why a Bob Dylan like singer, who I would never, ever support for Best Vocalist of any stripe or award, should be discriminated against for this particular award. Ditto for a genius hip-hop producer-type with limited live performing ability.

    That said, this award should have gone to GaGa, in my opinion. I thought the album actually had a little more substance as a discussion, embodiment, and critic of Hollywood culture than it is usually given credit for. *Maybe* DMB.

  • dcglam

    Think it’s often a director/coordination thing – they plan certain audience shots, and for the ones they don’t plan ahead, they don’t have the camera already on the person to show the reaction shot.

    Thanks for your insight, Mary102. Like I said before, it all would have been worth it to get a glimpse of our boy……. :)

  • Lulu2

    alaadam
    02/01/2010 at 12:25 am
    I missed Adam on the red carpet (3 p.m. on the West Coast for a Broadcast at 8? Huh?). I sure wish you could post a (working) video or link, MJ. I can’t find one.

    I posted one earlier in the thread-way earlier if you want to go back and look

    (sigh) Yeah, that’s the one that MJ posted that’s been removed. Comcast creeps. Wish another youtube would go up…..

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  • iluvai

    Gorgeous pic of Carrie!

  • cakeygirl

    taylor keeps proving that she should be a songwriter, and not a singer hehe

  • larc

    When they keep giving awards to somebody who clearly isn’t a terrific singer and has to depend on electronic gimmickery to come up with a decent sounding album, I think it insults the art of those who are truly talented singers. Gaga may be weird, but she can at least sing on pitch.

    This whole thing reminds me of the old Wendy’s commercial, “Where’s the beef?” With Taylor Swift, it’s just not there and has to be synthetically manufactured.

  • tiger92

    Jim C chimes in
    jambajim
    I bet the fiddle-player in Zac Brown Band doesn’t love America since he can’t legally marry his partner. #EqualityForAll #grammys

    Wait! There is a dude in a popular country music band who is openly gay? That’s progress!
    I’d never heard anything from them before. At least they can sing live. The main guy was amazing on the guitar! Now, that was impressive! He wasn’t just strumming, he made that thing sound like a banjo!

  • cakeygirl

    Taylor Swift is like a cross between a deer and big bird.

  • terps

    God, nest year we have to see Subo win everything probably

  • IdolThoughts

    I’d take Taylor Swift over Lady GaGa’s stupid and unentertaining antics and bland electropop any day. Mainstream GaGa isn’t bold, she’s just insane and annoying and wastes her amazing voice on that crap that seems to rely on being merely catchy and being just weird lyrically. I’m all for innovation, but she acts like a stupid clown onstage.

    For what it’s worth…I think Gaga’s performance art is taken seriously by a lot of people. For one…me. I enjoy Taylor Swift’s album though her live performances are sorely lacking the talent displayed in her majorly autotuned album. I wouldn’t pit the two artists against one another because I don’t think they are evenly matched in genre, talent or general appeal. But, I see the value in both.
    I like what Gaga stands for. I like that she is truthful and unique. I think her talent is brilliant and I look forward to every one of her performances. I like innovators and I like non-conformists who express themselves the way that THEY want to. Rah rah…ah ah ah!!!

  • http://myspace.com/girlgeek mj

    Reminder:

    Let’s keep this thread focused on tonight’s Grammy telecast. Thank you.

  • Sherena

    Absolutely not. The product being judged is the construct that is the album. The winner of the award should be judged on that product, and, like it or not, live singing ability isn’t really relevant. And that’s the way it should be.

    Yes. This. And I’m not going to argue with you over Gaga deserving it either, because I would’ve been perfectly happy if she won too. I was going for her or Taylor. I just don’t think Gaga is half as edgy as she’s convinced people she is…

  • mandabutter

    tiger92, Zac Brown Band does NOT have an openly gay member nor did they play with any openly gay musicians (to my knowledge the only person they had onstage that wasn’t a member of their group was Leonn on piano)… Jim of MTV was joking, he wants to make #Equality4all a trending topic.

  • Mark

    Yes. This. And I’m not going to argue with you over Gaga deserving it either, because I would’ve been perfectly happy if she won too. I was going for her or Taylor. I just don’t think Gaga is half as edgy as she’s convinced people she is…

    Oh, it was never so much a question of edginess as just interest, for me at least. I don’t really find her “edgy”, but I don’t need that for enjoyment. I just think that when you listen to the full album, it stands as a pretty solid statement. Still, I totally get where you’re coming from and why you might prefer Taylor, which is cool.

    Anyway, the telecast was overall a bore, with the sole exception of Pink, who seriously has become the only thing worth watching on these type of shows, or just about. The futuristic theme that seems to be the focal point of so many of these performances is just getting so old. Wish people might find something else to really work with, even though I get that space alien is an extremely obvious and logical way to go OTT in the way that these performers want to be…

  • weelassie

    Poor Stevie Nicks. Stevie was never known for strong live vocals but she can sing rings around Taylor Swift.

  • Sherena

    Oh, it was never so much a question of edginess as just interest, for me at least. I don’t really find her “edgy”, but I don’t need that for enjoyment. I just think that when you listen to the full album, it stands as a pretty solid statement. Still, I totally get where you’re coming from and why you might prefer Taylor, which is cool.

    Not you specifically, but a lot of people mentioned Gaga’s edginess vs. Taylor’s safeness as a reason why her album is better, lol. The funny thing is that although I think the two albums are about the same quality musically, I actually prefer Gaga’s album personally– at least, I’ve definitely listened to it many more times than I’ve listened to Taylor’s. But I tend to root for the underdog in discussions; I can’t help it.

  • Esqt

    so far, gaga, pink, & the little girl on MJ’s video are the best of the night. the rest, meh. even the AI’s are overrated. here from CA, i’m still watching the bleep, bleep performance with the pants almost on the ground. and the album of the year goes to….ok :(

  • saspurs21fan

    Entertainment Tonight has VIDEO from the GRAMMY RED CARPET of ADAM interviewing some of the stars…Carrie Underwood, Katy Perry, etc.

    ET ONLINE: http://www.etonline.com/awards/grammys/2010/2010/01/83541/index.html

  • tiger92

    mandabutter
    02/01/2010 at 1:45 am
    tiger92, Zac Brown Band does NOT have an openly gay member nor did they play with any openly gay musicians (to my knowledge the only person they had onstage that wasn’t a member of their group was Leonn on piano)… Jim of MTV was joking, he wants to make #Equality4all a trending topic.

    Thanks for the info. I was going to be shocked out of my mind if country music fans were embracing an openly gay entertainer. (Probably why most of them stay in the closet.) :)

  • JosieX

    LOL at Taylor Swift’s face when Adam calls her a “tall glamazon”! I don’t think she knew quite how to take that, although he obviously meant it as a compliment.

  • revcat

    My comment posted at 2:59 disappeared! A couple of other people’s comments disappeared too! Oh well, it’s 12:14 AM out here and time for bed! I thought the Grammy’s were great, lots of talent and creativity, especially the duets, quartets and what not. I think Lil Wayne won the Pants on the Ground award :)

  • lifeisgood

    My favorite moments were Pink (beautiful both in song and the presentation – love her), Mary J Blige and Andrea Bocceli (stunning), and the MJ tribute Earth song – I thought the ensemble sounded just beautiful and powerful together- oh and I also loved Elton John and Lady Gaga.

  • lazyc0w

    lol. Adam was having a ball… ahahahaha… did he even make any mean comment? Boy must have been having a blast! Loved the video and laughed a lot!

  • http://MJO judes

    I haven’t seen Taylor’s performance this time but I have seen her on another awards show with Myley & Myley sounded better!! I do think as others have said Taylor is a good songwriter , so maybe like Prince & Peter Allen – its better to mostly have others sing the songs!!
    It is refreshing though to have someone who has sold many albums who does not have over sexualised lyrics or videos & on the record Taylor sounds quite good – so I am in 2 minds as to whether she should have won for The Album of the Year – but I think as she wrote most of the songs & because the sound of it is good I think it does deserve to win!! Live performance- well that’s another matter [ Avril has the same problem keeping in tune live!]

  • lazyc0w

    Sigh.. 2009 was all about Taylor.. and 2010 will be all about Susan Boyle..Sigh.. i really hope somebody else gets to win an award.
    Super sick of Taylor.

  • mistyluv7

    *Lifeisgood* I agree with you completely!! Your choices for the evening were right on!! Those were the best of the night! I loved Pink the most. She is awesome and alwats sounds great! I only wish that Adam Lambert would have been made a presenter. I don’t think he is cut out for the Red Carpet! Taylor Swift ruined that song with Stevie Nicks. The MJ Tribute was great…..such powerful voices.

  • CFIdolsfan

    I am perhaps one of few on the board that admires Taylor. She may not have the best vocals, but I guess someone thinks she is good enough to have earned so many awards and in the Grammy field become the youngest Album of the Year winner. I am miffed, too, at CBS for running over time with the commercials, so that I missed who presented Album of the Year. I am assuming it was Carlos Santana and John Legend. The show came back on with a surprised Taylor getting hugged, I think, by John Legend, and then accepting the award. Thanks a lot, CBS. And I can’t believe all this bleeping. I guess I missed the one F-bomb because I was so upset, commenting to my son why air time has to be wasted on a song, most of which I could not hear. I can’t blame the people in charge, though. They could have maybe edited out the whole peformance instead of wasting my time and then causing me to miss the last presentation at the end.

  • SpenserJ

    My favorite moments were Pink (beautiful both in song and the presentation – love her), Mary J Blige and Andrea Bocceli (stunning), and the MJ tribute Earth song – I thought the ensemble sounded just beautiful and powerful together- oh and I also loved Elton John and Lady Gaga.

    I thought Pink pretty much stole the show. I can’t sing, but even if I could, I doubt I could sound that good while doing some Cirque de Solei shit. Hope Beyonce was taking notes.

    Mary J sounded FIERCE on her little duet with Andrea. I agree that Elton & Gaga were a really fun pair to open the show. I also thought both Jennifer & Carrie sounded great during the MJ part.

    For an awards show, it actually wasn’t pretty bad. There were some downright entertaining moments. I don’t get airing a rap performance for which you’ll bleep out 75% of the song. Clearly, the guy working the 5 second delay button last night was a lot more agressive than some other awards show guys :).

  • Kirsten

    Carrie looks amazing in the gold dress.

    That child should not be blowing the seeds of an invasive non-native species all over the rain forest.

    Surely Taylor Swift has enough clout by now to flatly refuse to sing duets on these award shows. If she were singing solo, people might be able to convince themselves that the sound techs screwed up and gave her a bad feed. When she sings that badly next to somebody else, it leaves her with no excuses for her abuse of notes. Plus, it always leaves the other singer looking stunned as they try to anticipate what note she will fail to hit next and if there is anyway to harmonize with it to prevent a total train wreck knowing they are doomed to fail. That said, she certainly can write a hook.

    I may have to apologize to the Idol swaybots. As annoying as they are and as completely lacking in rhythm as they are, at least they try. You can see what the Grammy producers were thinking: “Let’s put some fans up write next to the stage and they can help to bring the energy to the show and the performers”. Instead, what they got was a bunch of limp fish that stood there most of the night sucking energy from everything within a two mile radius. If you don’t want to mess your hair or look lame getting into a song, don’t agree to go in a mosh pitt. Blah!

  • koshka

    nvm

  • tinawina

    For an awards show, it actually wasn’t pretty bad. There were some downright entertaining moments.

    This. I had a lot of fun watching that. Not bad as far as these things go.

    I am perhaps one of few on the board that admires Taylor.

    I’m with you. She writes some well crafted, smart catchy pop songs. Lots of singer songwriters aren’t the best singers. I ain’t mad at her.

  • Rub

    …she’s cheer captain and I’m on the bleachers…

  • oceana

    so I am in 2 minds as to whether she should have won for The Album of the Year – but I think as she wrote most of the songs & because the sound of it is good I think it does deserve to win!!

    She actually wrote all the songs herself. Last night she thanked her label for letting her do so.

    I thought she sounded worse last night in some parts than she usually does live. But I still enjoyed seeing her. I think she’s pretty amazing. Her album definitely deserved the award. Usher didn’t sound too good live either, but I don’t hear anyone questioning the awards he has won.

  • tierbee

    I am very, very late to the party lol but I had to pop in and comment that P!ink was amazing and Mary J & Bocelli’s duet made me stay up later than I planned because I am not going to miss Mary J’s performance… and then it was fabulous so I watched the whole thing. The Michael Jackson thing was actually kinda cool, weird selection of singers and all. I thought Carrie and Jennifer both did great and looked fabulous.

    OK, that’s all I got, I didn’t get much sleep so I’m not even going to try to say much else or I’ll probably make no sense ;)

  • http://mjsbigblog.com/luvadamlamberts-american-idol-tour-2009-washington-dc-re-cap.htm luvadamlambert

    I think this thread I verry dead but I just wanted to say the mj tribute was the exact same thing as this is it.same video and everything! Was it…suppsed to be like that?

  • Nina1

    I think you are right, Luv, and it’s too bad (about the thread), I’m still revved from last night. I usually fall asleep during the Grammys and I loved, loved, loved last night’s show. So many excellent performances!
    I think, however, TS will not find many singers to duet with her in the future…it’s hard to sing with someone that far off key. That said, I like Taylor and her songs and her apparent character.

  • wand3rful

    i like taylor swift, she is a talented kid but in now way shape or form, was her album the best of 2009. you have got to be fking kidding me. out of all the albums put out there, hers was the best written and produced? riiiiiight. i know the votes went for the package deal, but come on, she’s a sweet kid and the best of her class (miley, jonas bros, fetus) but that doesnt make her the best of the industry. another joke, eminem winning best rap album. wtf, really? who are these voters? a bunch of middle aged white men from the suburbs who see Em’s name and automatically vote? whatevers, pink was awesome. elton john with gaga was great. and i loved carrie’s gold dress. other than that, i wish they would have cut jamie foxx and added some rock …Phoenix or Kings of Leon would have been nice.

  • Nina1

    Yup, Wand3rful, agree Jamie Foxx shoulda been excised. All I could focus on was his humongous feet….the song never did do much for me. There were, however, many stellar performances, Taylor Swift, notwithstanding. Thought Pink was incredible, loved Beyonce and Gaga, and got a dose of some good country performers.

  • http://myspace.com/susanatfox sumidol

    I loved most of last night – the most cringe worthy performance was Taylor – ugh, she is a sweet, cute young lady who writes cute little songs but singing? Unless she is hooked up to the machines that enhance your vocals, she is just a mess live. Every time I see her I sooo want to give her a chance and I try but listening to her and watching her is sooo uncomfortable. Three of my kids and their friends who used to LOVE her just yelled NO WAY when she won that album of the year. they were all saying that Beyonce and Carrie and Jennifer showed her what a good live performer is – sigh. Next year can we just leave the nice young lady in the audience, please?

  • Amepe777

    I loved most of last night – the most cringe worthy performance was Taylor – ugh, she is a sweet, cute young lady who writes cute little songs but singing? Unless she is hooked up to the machines that enhance your vocals, she is just a mess live. Every time I see her I sooo want to give her a chance and I try but listening to her and watching her is sooo uncomfortable. Three of my kids and their friends who used to LOVE her just yelled NO WAY when she won that album of the year. they were all saying that Beyonce and Carrie and Jennifer showed her what a good live performer is – sigh. Next year can we just leave the nice young lady in the audience, please?

    NO JOKE!!!! I think that Taylor seems like a super sweet person. I also think she has a great talent for writing songs…even more so because she is so young. I bet if she wrote songs for other artists people would be buying that crap up so fast. And I have also tried to give her a chance but man she cannot sing. She always sounds out of breath and her phrasing is out of control. Her studio recordings aren’t bad but how she became country’s little princess I don’t know. One, because she doesn’t seem country to me. And two, because Carrie, Miranda Lambert, and hell even Kellie Pickler can sing better than her! I am not dissing Kellie…I love her and her music….but up against Carrie, Kellie just can’t compete. But Kellie is far and away better than Taylor Swift. Funny that Kellie and Taylor are pretty tight with each other. Anyway….Taylor, write songs for other people and stay away from the mic please.