The postponed 64th edition of the Grammy Awards, the highest award ceremony for the highlights of recorded music. The awards given by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States will be held this Sunday, April 3, when the entertainment industry meets at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
With a handful of musical performances by artists nominated in different categories, and a diverse cast of presenters, the gala will return to its face-to-face format after a last edition that was described as somewhat gray and almost goes unnoticed. This time it will have a red carpet and will be hosted by comedian Trevor Hoah.
In this way we will be able to see live performances by artists such as the eccentric billie eilish, who is multi-nominated in categories such as Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Album of the Year; the famous South Korean band will also perform bts and also the favorite of the night Olivia Rodrigoin addition to Bruno Mars and Anderson Paak integrating the concept silk sonicand even the Colombian J Balvinamong other artists.
But they are not the only ones who have sought to get hold of the famous golden gramophone, and although some of them already have a Grammy Awards at home, there are other musicians and singers equally or more virtuous than they never managed to get the distinction from the Academy.
Although different artists and bands established themselves as music superstars, many of them did not get the prestigious award. One of them is What inalthough it is difficult to believe of the emblematic band from London, the truth is that Freddy Mercury and his minions have none. The most they got was their nominations for Bohemian Rhapsody in 1976 and the other, in 1980 by Another One Bites the Dust. It was not until 2018 when they received a Honorary Grammy for their career together.
the icelandic björkdespite being considered one of the conceptual artists with the greatest sonic proposal, never brought home a gramophone. It is noteworthy that the four times she was nominated in the 90’s it was thanks to the visual production of her videos and not for her musical work per se. It was not until entering the millennium when she was considered by the recordings of her, already accumulating 14 nominations and no wins.
Despite being a consecrated band, the KISS they were never nominated until 1999 with their album Psycho Circus in a category, which they did not win. The band that led British Britpop in the 90s, OasisShe was nominated three times. However, the Gallagher brothers left empty-handed and eventually the group disbanded.
Other Brits, the The Whodespite the fact that their formation is still partially active, they never had the honor of winning an award, with the exception of the honorary one for their entire career, awarded in 2001. Despite having published 4 albums that made an era, the rock legend Janis Joplin she did not get any Grammy until 2005, when she was posthumously recognized with the already recurring Lifetime Achievement Award.
nor with The Smith’s nor with his already long solo career, Morrissey has been able to obtain the gramophone; she only got one nomination in 1992 for the album your Arsenal.
Nominated 17 times, Snoop Doggan essential figure in American urban culture, who has recently been integrating the half time show the superbowlhas never obtained it, thus generating his contempt: “Who cares? Fuck the Grammys.”said the rapper in 2016.
As a pioneer of punk since The Stooges and with a well-recognized solo career, Iggy-Pop he hasn’t done enough to be considered in any category, at least that’s what members of the Academy seem to think.
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Legends and superstars who have never won a Grammy Award