10 Biggest Grammy Upsets

10. Very best ALBUM 2010 Gaga got Fired.


The biggest upset of 2010 Grammys was when the most downloaded and anticipated album, The Fame Monster by Lady Gaga, got sidelined by The Suburbs by Arcade Fire.

Gaga’s album featured artists like Beyonce, Rodney Jerkins, Tedy Riley, Sapce Cowboy and Ron Fair, whereas, Arcade Fire’s album was a venture of a known nearby artists producers and engineers. The Suburbs was reckoned to be the beneath rated effort and it couldn’t grab the international attention that ‘The Fame Monster’ had. The other greatest album nominations were Teenage Dream by Katy Perry, Recovery by Eminem and Require you now by Lady Antebellum.

9. Greatest New Artist 2010 A Spalding night for Bieber.


Yet another Key Upset of 2010 Grammy was the thrashing of worldwide teenage heart throb by the soothing and no a lot more unknown Esperanza Spalding.  That was probably the first time when Esperanza Spalding was trending on Twitter and the most re-tweeted tweet was from Jamie Fox, who stated, “I had to Google this name”.

Bieber had the worst night almost certainly, particularly when he was found having issues performing Live throughout the famous ‘Never Say Never’ cover, alongside Jaden Smith.  The other nominees for the Finest New Artist were, Drake, Mumford &amp Sons and Florence &amp The Machine.

8. Best Album of the Year 2009 Swift Therapy for Peas and Gaga.


Media went wild when Kanye West took over the stage ruined Taylor Swift’s moment of pride from her. Taylor Swift won the Finest Albums amongst artist like Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas and Dave Mathews Band. Beyonce’s ‘I Am …. Sasha Fierce’ has the highest views and downloads, including the most played videos, but the Swift charm took her Grammys dream down the drain.

7. Best Album of the Year 2008 Kanye and Amy got Hancocked.


Whilst sitting in having snacks with my friends and watching Grammys, there was a sudden outburst of comments and shock, when the finest album of the year was awarded to Herbie Hancock as an alternative of Amy Winehouse or Kanye West. Kanye West has one particular of the strongest years of his career and was the preferred contender, but what people forgot was the energy packed backing of Tina Turner, Norah Jones, Leonard Cohen and Corinne Bailey Rae on the album.

6. Record of the Year 2007 Rehab for Foo and Jay.


The most anticipated award of all time, that had the toughest nominations ever was the record of the year for year 2007. The nominees had The Pretender by Foo Fighters, Umbrella by Jay-z and Rihanna, What Goes About Comes About by Justin Timberlake, Irreplaceable by Beyonce and Rehab by Amy Winehouse. The award went to the least expect Amy Whinehouse, who had the finest night of her life, while she bagged 5 Grammys that night for Rehab.

5. Greatest Female Pop Vocal Efficiency 2007 Fergie and Furtardo to Rehab.


Amy Winehouse took everyone by shock when she came up to collect Grammy for best female vocal overall performance, whilst Nelly Furtardo, Fergie, Feist and Christina Aguilera were left in shock. It was the exact same year, when Nell Furtardo released the most downloaded track from a female vocalist, “Say It Right”.

4. Best Difficult Rock Performance Disturbed Priest as Mars Volta grabs it.


The nominees had Rob zombie for Lords of Salem, Disturbed for Inside the Fire, Judas Priest for Visions, the mars Volta for wax Simulacra and Motley Crue for Saints of Los Angeles. It was a sight in itself to see the expression of Judas Priest when The mars Volta was announced as the title winner for Finest Hard Rock performer. Although, disturbed and Priest the most anticipated candidates for the category.

three. Greatest Rap Album 2008 American Gangster and Paper Trail bullied by Tha Carter III.


Lupe Fiasco had taken over the radios with Superstar, although Jay-Z became one particular of the richest Brooklyner with his ‘American Gangster and T.I had the sickest of rhymes producing airwaves internationally. In the midst of this all rap frenzy the commercial act by Lil Wayne took more than all the rap albums including Nas’s ‘Nas’. It wasn’t an upset if the statistics were revealed, but the genuine explanation for the upset was the talent in this category. Lil Wayne bagged the Grammy amongst the Huge Dogs of rap game.

two. Finest New Artist 2008 Adele shock for Antebellum and Jonas.


2008 was musically a single of the toughest for Grammys and the greatest new artist category has usually been the most vital, as it makes or breaks the marketplace for a new artist. With the induction of strong new artists like Lady Antebellum, Duffy, The jonas Brothers and Jazmine Sullivan, in the music sector, it was Adele who shocked everybody with the Grammy hat night.

1. Finest Difficult Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental Jethro Tull outrules Metallica.


Academy recognized tough rock music artists for the 1st time in 1989 beneath the category Best Hard Rock/Metal Efficiency Vocal or Instrumental to Jethro Tull for the album Crest of a Knave taking Mettalica by surprise who had been most preferred for ths category. This selection led to widespread criticism of the Academy, as journalists recommended that Jethro Tull’s music did not belong in the hard rock or heavy metal genres. In response, the Academy designed the categories Best Hard Rock Performance and Best Metal Performance, separating the genres. The incident is often regarded an example of the Grammy Awards becoming out of touch with well-known sentiment, and was even named the greatest upset in Grammy history by Entertainment Weekly.

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