GRAMMY Awards

Dang it, Meghan Trainor…

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Dang it, Meghan Trainor…
I really wish people would pay closer attention to the meaning of words. Last night, Meghan Trainor, during her Grammy speech after winning Best New Artist (yeah, I know…that’s another story), thanked the people who supported her in becoming a performing artist “instead of seeing me as just a songwriter.” Building a successful songwriting career Read More

Nashville represented in big Grammy Awards 2016 categories: the nominees

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Nashville represented in big Grammy Awards 2016 categories: the nominees
Nashville will be represented in three of the four big Grammy Awards categories when the gramophones are handed out in February 2016. I was thrilled to see Chris Stapleton‘s Traveller in the Album of the Year category, especially after he cleaned up at the CMA Awards. Could an even bigger surprise be waiting for him? Read More

Memorable Moments from the 2014 GRAMMY Awards

4 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Memorable Moments from the 2014 GRAMMY Awards
Larger-than-life award shows always provide plenty of memorable moments, and last night’s GRAMMY Awards did not disappoint. A selection of my favorite moments: * Both Lorde and Ryan Lewis are charmingly inexperienced at accepting awards. Instead of leaving the stage for the backstage press room, they both returned to their seats with their new trophies. Read More

The Full List of 2014 Grammy Awards Winners

4 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on The Full List of 2014 Grammy Awards Winners
Last night, the 56th GRAMMY Awards took place in Los Angeles, CA. Check out the complete full list of winners! 2014 Grammy Awards Winners (in bold): GENERAL FIELD Album Of The Year: The Blessed Unrest — Sara Bareilles Random Access Memories — Daft Punk Good Kid, M.A.A.D City — Kendrick Lamar The Heist — Macklemore Read More

What Young Musicians Can Learn from Jamey Johnson

5 years ago Liv Carter 4
Shortly before the 2013 GRAMMY Awards, Rolling Stone magazine caught up with some of the nominees. A very patient journalist, Dan Hyman, went to interview Country Album of the Year nominee Jamey Johnson in Chicago. The conversation was almost painful to read and it holds a valuable lesson that I think upcoming artists must take Read More

Post-GRAMMY Bump Returns Hunter Hayes to #1 of Billboard Country Digital Songs Chart

5 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Post-GRAMMY Bump Returns Hunter Hayes to #1 of Billboard Country Digital Songs Chart
Following the GRAMMY Awards nominations and a very brief performance during the broadcast, Hunter Hayes reclaims the Billboard Country Digital Songs Chart with ‘Wanted,’ jumping back up from #5. Carrie Underwood‘s stunning performance on the show also sees her ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ leap from #10 to #3, and ‘Blown Away’ return to the top 10 Read More

55th GRAMMY Awards Show – Performances – in pictures

5 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on 55th GRAMMY Awards Show – Performances – in pictures
There were several great highlights for me during the 55th GRAMMY Awards last night. Check out a photo gallery below with some significant, both good and, well, less good, moments.     Read More

55th GRAMMY Awards: Country Music, Folk, and Americana 2013 Winners

5 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on 55th GRAMMY Awards: Country Music, Folk, and Americana 2013 Winners
At last night’s 55th GRAMMY Awards many artists took home awards. While there were several acts who did very well indeed (hello, The Black Keys), there wasn’t anyone who totally dominated in the way we have seen in previous years. The big award, Album of the Year, went to Mumford & Sons‘ 2012 release Babel Read More

GRAMMYs Live: Updates from Music’s Biggest Night

5 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on GRAMMYs Live: Updates from Music’s Biggest Night
Weather and internet connection interference permitting, I will be following along with the 55th GRAMMY Awards with updates and photos. All photos will be via Getty Images North America. Mumford & Sons, excited and looking cool on the red carpet! Carrie Underwood, pretty as always. You know, I do wish Eric Church could stop acting Read More