As Vulture predicted last week, Herbie Hancock beat out younger, more relevant competition from Kanye West and Amy Winehouse, picking up the Grammy for Album of the Year at last night's ceremony in Los Angeles.
This morning brings news that the Writers Guild has allowed an interim deal for the February 10 Grammy Awards ceremony — not only will the WGA not picket the event, they'll also allow scribes to work on the show.
Amid fears that the ongoing writers' strike might prevent next month's Grammy Awards from being anything but the glorious miracle that we're all accustomed to, SAG members Beyoncé and Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl have announced they will break with their guild and defy picket lines.
His self-titled debut record may be one of the only music-business success stories this year, but members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences just couldn't bring themselves to nominate Chris Daughtry for Album of the Year today.
The Grammy nominations will be announced tomorrow morning, and everybody's speculating over who they'll go to, even though we've never, in our entire lives, met anyone who gets even a little excited about the Grammys.