The 27th Annual Grammy Awards, held thirty years ago, on Feb 26, 1985, featured an all-synth performance by the epic lineup of Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Thomas Dolby, and relative newcomer Howard Jones. The performance has been described as “The most ’80s thing that ever happened. Ever.”
Among the early announced 2015 Grammy Awards, Aphex Twin (Richard D. James) has received the Best Dance/Electronic Album Grammy, for Syro. The other nominees included: While (1<2), Deadmaus Nabuma Rubberband, Little Dragon Do It Again, Röyksopp and Robyn Damage Control, Mat Zo Here’s minipops 67 from Syro:
At the 2014 GRAMMY Awards, Daft Punk was recognized with the awards for Record of the Year and Album of the Year:
Roland founder Ikutaro Kakehashi and Sequential Circuits founder Dave Smith will be honored with a Technical GRAMMY Award this weekend for their role in developing MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface). The GRAMMY will be presented during the Special Merit Awards on Saturday, February 9, from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. PST. The ceremony will be streamed as a live webcast, via www.grammy.com/live.… Read More Ikutaro Kakehashi & Dave Smith Grammy Award Ceremony To Be Streamed Live
Rock god Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters) got a lot of nods from the audience with his heartfelt acceptance speech at the Grammy Awards this year. In the speech, Grohl said: “To me this award means a lot because it shows that the human element of music is what’s important. Singing into a microphone and… Read More Dave Grohl Backpedals On His Grammy Speech, Calls Skrillex ‘Badass’
The Recording Academy announced Wednesday nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards, with David Guetta, Skrillex & Deadmau5 each getting nods. Nominations in electronic and dance music related categories include: Best Dance/Electronica Album: Zonoscope – Cut/Copy 4×4=12 – Deadmau5 Nothing But The Beat – David Guetta Body Talk, Pt. 3 – Robyn Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites – Skrillex Best… Read More 2011 Grammy Award Nominations Go To David Guetta, Skrillex, Deadmau5 – But Who Would You Nominate?