Music's biggest night? How about calling the last seven days Music's biggest week? Between the spine-tingling and/or yawn-inducing excitement of the Grammy Awards, the much-publicized alleged tangle between singers Chris Brown and Rihanna, and a proposed merger of music biz behemoths TicketMaster and Live Nation that some contend will raise concert ticket prices a billion-fold, the Music World as we know it seems to be coming to a head. And a severely stuffed one at that!
It's old news by now who the night's big winners were: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss took to their respective homes five Grammys, including the coveted Album Of The Year award; Coldplay won three awards, wore funny clothes, and avoided the unpleasantries of an onstage teleportation by guitarist Joe Satriani with legal papers in hand; hot Brit newcomer Adele took honors as Best New Artist, and deservedly so by our count; and lovable Lil Wayne, who'd garnered the night's most nominations, came on strong with four bigRead More »from Feb. 10-16: Well, THAT Was Different!