Grammys Awards 2021

Grammys Awards 2021

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG   Sunday 21st March 2021

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

Grammys Awards 2021: The winners (key categories)

This year’s Grammy’s were held this week Beyonce made some historical wins.

Album of the year

WINNER: Folklore – Taylor Swift

Chilombo – Jhené Aiko

Black Pumas – Black Pumas

Everyday Life – Coldplay

Djesse vol. 3 – Jacob Collier

Women in Music Pt. III – Haim

Future Nostalgia – Dua Lipa

Hollywood’s Bleeding – Post Malone

 

Record of the year

WINNER: Everything I Wanted – Billie Eilish

Black Parade – Beyoncé

Colors – Black Pumas

Rockstar – DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch

Say So – Doja Cat

Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa

Circles – Post Malone

Savage (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé

 

Song of the year

WINNER: I Can’t Breathe – H.E.R

Black Parade – Beyoncé

The Box – Roddy Ricch

Cardigan – Taylor Swift

Circles – Post Malone

Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa

Everything I Want – Billie Eilish

If the World Was Ending – JP Saxe and Julia Michaels

 

Best new artist

Winner: Megan Thee Stallion

 

Best pop solo performance

WINNER: Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles

 

Best pop duo/group performance

WINNER: Rain on Me – Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande

 

Best pop vocal album

WINNER: Future Nostalgia – Dua Lipa

 

Best progressive R&B album

WINNER: It Is What It Is – Thundercat

 

Best rap song

WINNER: Savage (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé

 

Best rap album

WINNER: King’s Disease – Nas

 

Best melodic rap performance

WINNER: Lockdown – Anderson .Paak

 

Best dance recording

WINNER: 10% – Kaytranada featuring Kali Uchis

 

Best dance/electronic album

WINNER: Bubba – Kaytranada

 

Best rock performance

WINNER: Shameika – Fiona Apple

 

Best metal performance

WINNER: Bodycount – Bum Rush

 

Best rock album

WINNER: The New Abnormal – The Strokes

 

Best alternative album

WINNER: Fetch the Bolt Cutters – Fiona Apple

 

Best R&B performance

WINNER: Black Parade – Beyoncé

 

Best country album

WINNER: Wildcard – Miranda Lambert

 

Best Country Solo Performance

WINNER: When My Army Prays – Vince Gill

 

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

WINNER: 10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber

 

Best musical theatre album

WINNER: Jagged Little Pill

 

Producer of the year, non-classical

WINNER: Andrew Watt

 

Best music video

WINNER: Brown Skin Girl – Beyoncé ft Blue Ivy and Wizkid

 

TOP TEN OF THE DAY

TOP 25

The most expensive music videos in history

1              “Scream” — Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson (1995)

Production cost: $7 million

2              “Die Another Day” — Madonna (2002)

Production cost: $6.1 million

3              “Express Yourself” — Madonna (1989)

Production cost: $5 million

4              “Bedtime Story” — Madonna (1995)

Production cost: $5 million

5              “Estranged” — Guns N’ Roses (1993)

Production cost: $4 million

6              “Black or White” — Michael Jackson (1991)

Production cost: $4 million

7              “Make Me Like You” — Gwen Stefani (2016)

Production cost: $4 million

8              “Earth” — Lil Dicky (2019)

Production cost: $4 million

9              “Cartoon Heroes” — Aqua (2000)

Production cost: $3.5 million

10           “Victory” — Puff Daddy (featuring The Notorious B.I.G. and Busta Rhymes) (1998)

Production cost: $2.7 million

11           “2 Legit 2 Quit” — MC Hammer (1991)

Production cost: $2.5 million

12           “Heartbreaker” — Mariah Carey (featuring Jay-Z) (1999)

Production cost: $2.5 million

13           “Doesn’t Really Matter” — Janet Jackson (2000)

Production cost: $2.5 million

14           “What’s It Gonna Be?!” — Busta Rhymes (featuring Janet Jackson) (1999)

Production cost: $2.4 million

15           “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” — Céline Dion (1996)

Production cost: $2.3 million

 

16           “Bad” — Michael Jackson (1987)

Production cost: $2.2 million

17           “Larger than Life” — Backstreet Boys (1999)

Production cost: $2.1 million

18           “Remember the Time” — Michael Jackson (1992)

Production cost: $2 million

19           “Miami” — Will Smith (1998)

Production cost: $2 million

20           “She’s a B****” — Missy Elliott (1999)

Production cost: $2 million

21           “Freeek!” — George Michael (2002)

Production cost: $2 million

22           “My Name’s Women” — Ayumi Hamasaki (2005)

Production cost: $2 million

23           “Fairyland” — Ayumi Hamasaki (2005)

Production cost: $2 million

24           “Green” — Ayumi Hamasaki (2008)

Production cost: $1.6 million

25           “Unpretty” — TLC (1999)

Production cost: $1.6 million

 

DON’T FORGET TO LAUGH EVERYDAY

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

Life is a mountain. Your goal is to find your path, not to reach the top. Maxime Lagacé.

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…watching the Grammys.

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

Did you hear about that cheese factory that exploded in France? There was nothing left but de Brie!

LOVE IS…

Love is…making you feel brand new.

TURN…TURN…TURN!

A time for a video made on your phone…A time for a video costing $2 million to make.

YOUR HISTORY

21st March

1940 “Rebecca” based on the book by Daphne du Maurier, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine premieres in Miami, Florida (Best Picture 1941)

1963 Alcatraz prison in San Francisco Bay is closed

1984 Part of Central Park is named Strawberry Fields honoring John Lennon

LITTLE NUMBERS: SOME HORRBLE SOME NICE

 

Record number of vaccines administered

Record number of vaccines administered The number of daily Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the UK has hit a record high for a third consecutive day. A total of 844,285 combined first and second doses were given on Saturday, 20th March 2021 up from 711,157 on Friday. On Twitter, Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked “everyone involved”. BBC

 

 

 

 

 

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