This year his million-selling debut album, In the Lonely Hour, is nominated for Album of the Year at the GRAMMYs while Smith himself is nominated for a total of six awards.
In addition to changing the whole paradigm on marketing an album, Beyoncé released a dual audio and visual album, complete with music videos to accompany every track—something only a few artists have done before.
With ‘x,’ Ed Sheeran took a big step towards credibility with music critics.
Shortly after the 57th GRAMMYs wrap up, the GRAMMY Awards will salute one of its frequent winners.
This year’s Album of the Year nominees include Beck Morning Phase, Beyoncé Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran X, Sam Smith In The Lonely Hour and Pharrell Williams GIRL.
Starting at 8:30 a.m., CBS This Morning, with a little help from Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran revealed the first four categories for the biggest night in music.
The GRAMMYS have just changed the game, at least in relation to what songs can be nominated for awards.
“To play with him is very special,” McCartney says during the video.
“I’m sorry he was upset,” GRAMMY Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich said. “I was really thrilled that we were finally getting him on the Grammys.
In our Inside Album of the Year mini-documentary on Random Access Memories, we made a case for not only Daft Punk’s win last night, but also acknowledged the influential role they’ve played in music across numerous genres throughout their comparatively brief history.