Tim White

Grammy Upsets
Grammy Upsets

Unlike the Oscars, you can never be quite sure who’s going to win at the Grammys. Billboard‘s put together a list of the 10 biggest Grammy upsets of the past 10 years:

 

  • 2004 – Luther Vandross’ “Dance With My Father” beats Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful” and Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” for Song of the Year.
  • 2005 – Ray Charles & Various Artists’ Genius Loves Company beats Kanye West’s The College Dropout and Green Day’s American Idiot for Album of the Year.
  • 2006 – Jay Z & Linkin Park’s “Numb/Encore” beats Ciara & Missy Elliott’s “1, 2 Step” and Destiny Child, T.I. & Lil Wayne’s “Soldier” for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.
  • 2008 – Herbie Hancock’s River: The Joni Letters beats Kanye West’s Graduation and Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black for Album of the Year.
  • 2010 – Kings of Leon’s “Use Somebody” beats Taylor Swift’s “You Belong With Me” and Beyonce’s “Halo” for Record of the Year.
  • 2011 – Esperanza Spalding beats Justin Bieber and Drake for Best New Artist.
  • 2011 – Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs beats Eminem’s Recovery and Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now for Album of the Year.
  • 2012 – The Civil Wars’ “Barton Hollow” beats Jason Aldean & Kelly Clarkson’s “Don’t You Wanna Stay” and Kenny Chesney & Grace Potter’s “You and Tequila” for Best Country/Duo Group Performance.
  • 2012 – Bon Iver beats Nicki Minaj and Skrillex for Best New Artist.
  • 2013 – Adele’s live version of “Set Fire to the Rain” beats Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” and Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger” for Best Pop Solo Performance.

News: Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 22

beachboys2

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

in Entertainment

Bryan Cranston laughs off ‘Breaking Bad’ toy controversy

breaking

A Florida mom wants action figures from the popular series banned from Toys 'R' Us stores.

in Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon penning picture book

jimmyfallon

Fallon's daughter Winnie Rose has inspired the picture book, which will hit store shelves this summer.

in Music

Is your favorite artist ‘smart’ or ‘stupid?’

beethovenlilwayne

Can your listening habits actually boost your brain power?

in Entertainment

My Little Pony coming to the big screen

mylittlepony

The tiny ponies are coming to big screen, and are set to make their movie debut in 2017.