Tag Archives: Arcade Fire

Taylor Swift to be part of team to Create the Companion Album for THE HUNGER GAMES

HollywoodNews.com:Big Machine Records recording artist Taylor Swift, a four-time Grammy® Award Winner, including the 2009 Grammy® for Album of the Year, collaborated with the Civil Wars and Burnett to write and perform the lead single Safe and Sound, which was launched on iTunes on December 23rd. The song, released for[...]

How did Arcade Fire win Best Album Grammy but lose at Best Alternative Album?

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Hopes were crushed at last Sunday’s Grammy Awards for artists such as Justin Bieber and Eminem, who were thought to be shoo-ins for their nods. While some dismissed hurt feelings as sour grapes, the counterintuitive nature of some results has not escaped the notice of fans.[...]

Arcade Fire, Eminem to headline Bonnaroo music fest

HollywoodNews.com: 2011 is shaping up to be a promising year for Arcade Fire, the Canadian-based indie rock band fresh off a Grammy win for Album of the Year. While some people are still clogging up Twitter feeds with, “Arcade who?” the newly anointed Grammy winners are looking ahead to what[...]

Grammys: The Same Mixed Bag of Results

By Darrin Dortch HollywoodNews.com: Building off the overall disappointing nominations, Grammy voters managed to find some good to reward with awards but there were just as many undeserving champs. And, among the performances, there was the same mixed bag of results. The Good Eminem’s mediocre “Recovery” led among nominees but,[...]

Grammys: Eminem biggest loser. What happened?

By Paul Sheehan HollywoodNews.com: While Lady Antebellum won five of its six Grammy bids including both Record and Song of the Year for “Need You Now,” it lost the big prize — Album of the Year — to Arcade Fire (“The Suburbs”). The country crooners also won Best Country Album,[...]

Grammys: Arcade Fire takes home the top prize

HollywoodNews.com: While the upcoming Academy Awards are looking to be quite the predictable ceremony, at least tonight’s Grammy Awards delivered some surprises. Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire made the biggest, most talked-about upset of the night, winning the top prize of album of the year for their third full-length[...]

Can indie bands prevail at this year’s Grammy Awards?

HollywoodNews.com: According to the NPR blog The Record, more than 50 percent of the musical artists nominated for a Grammy this year are from independent labels. The Record reports that a cause for the Grammys acknowledging bands and artists on independent labels over major ones is the current sale-deprived state[...]

Grammy: Which are the Best Alternative Music Albums

By Gold Derby News Desk HollywoodNews.com: While they agree about who will win this race, Gold Derby’s music experts Darrin Dortch and David Schnelwar disagree about who should win. BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM “The Suburbs,” Arcade Fire “Infinite Arms,” Band of Horses “Brothers,” The Black Keys “Broken Bells,” Broken Bells[...]

Katy Perry, Lady Gaga joining Eminem as Grammy performers

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: More musical artists have been handpicked as performers for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Cee Lo Green, Arcade Fire and Miranda Lambert were named this morning, adding them to a roster of performers that already includes rap superstar Eminem, MTV says. Eminem’s[...]

Arcade Fire unveils official video for “Ready to Start”

HollywoodNews.com: Arcade Fire’s third album, “The Suburbs,” sold more copies than any other album in the United States in their first week, with over 156,000 albums sold, outselling more mainstream artist Eminem (who sold 4,000 fewer with a 4% drop in sales) and making “Suburbs” the band’s first Billboard 200[...]