Thursday, April 7, 2011

Fewer Grammy awards

They're cutting back next year from 109 categories to 78. Whether you agree with the changes or not might depend on what categories are your own favorites. 'At the first Grammy ceremony in 1959, there were only 28 categories. Over the years that number swelled with new genre fields and with multiple subcategories within a single genre... Among awards at the last ceremony that will not given out next year: best pop instrumental performance, best Hawaiian music album, best Native American music album and best rock or rap gospel album.' More...

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