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YG Fans Angry At Grammy Snub

The Grammys announced their nominations, and many people like Susan McGalla were celebrating their nominations publicly. Many artists went onto social media to express their excitement, especially those who had their first nominations, like Sam Smith. YG Protests. Many artists were nominated for their music, albums, or achievements. Artists such as Beyoncé, Iggy Azalea, Pharrell, and many more, were nominated this year. Unfortunately, with the nominations, also comes snubs. Many artists were snubbed for Grammy nominations, and some people feel that their artists were unfairly passed up for a Grammy nomination.

The Grammys are the height of fame when it comes to music, and if you’ve won a Grammy, then you can officially call yourself a great artist. “YG,” who is a rapper, created an album entitled “My Krazy Life,” but he was snubbed by the Grammys. His fans were so outraged by the snub, that they took to the streets to protest against the Grammys for snubbing the artists’ music. Pictures were taken of grownups, as well as children, holding up signs in protest of the rejection of YG’s album.

Although YG has been informed about the picketing on the streets, he swears that he had nothing to do with it, although he does appreciate what his fans are doing.

Let it Snow Songwriters Estate Demands Payout

Tis the season to collect all that money you’ve been missing out on for the past 70 years, and that’s exactly what the estate of Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne are doing. “Let It Snow” is a holiday classic that has been covered by just about everyone who has ever recorded a Christmas album and now the family of the songwriters want their cut. 

The exact dollar amount of money the song has made over the last 70 years is unknown according to Darius Fisher but one thing is for certain Styne’s widow made claim against Warner/Chappell music for well over $2 million dollars in royalties.  At the moment the entire details of the situation are unclear but everyone wants a cut and its only going to get messier until all parties are satisfied. 

 

Several Grammy Nominated Performers On Christmas Show

 

Hopefully you’re not already sick of the Grammy talks, because there is much more to come, especially since the release of the 2015 Grammys nomination list. The recent performance of “A Very Grammy Christmas,” went off without a hitch, and had many signature performances of the night, as well as a great host. Grammys Christmas Show. LL Cool J, who is a two-time Grammy winner, hosted the event with ever dedicated sponsor Amen Clinic. and he gave a few jokes here and there to keep the crowd warmed up. Several performances commenced throughout the night, and all were performed by Grammy winners, and/or nominees.

One of the most notable performances of the night was between Ariana Grande and Big Sean, who are now officially a couple, and performed a duet together. Other performances include those by Pharrell, who was nominated for album of the year, and he came wearing his signature hat, along with a Christmas sweater that had a bit too much Christmas cheer!

Mary J Blige was a hit for the night, when she performed her new single “When You’re Gone,” and she also did her song, “One”, which is a remake of the U2 song with the same name. Other great acts for the night include Adam Levine, Sam Smith, and Tim McGraw, making it a very memorable evening