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Candice Glover really belonged on a different show last night.
Her jazzy interpretation of The Cure’s “Lovesong” was both emotionally and technically stunning, showing off a connection to the lyrics during “Songs I Wish I Wrote Week” that didn’t just make it seem like she wrote the British new wavers’ hit, it seemed like she lived it. Her risky, well-executed version (man, that controlled...Read more »
What a difference a year makes. Last year, at this time, we were all ready for the Grammy coronation of Adele, who ended up sweeping all three top categories.
This year? The field is wide open. Adele is not eligible for many awards this time, even though her “21” seems set to repeat as the year's top-seller (a feat that has only happened once — 30 years ago when Michael Jackson's “Thriller”...Read more »
Adele's transition from plucky, heartbroken underdog to the overwhelming odds-on success has begun. Her new single “Skyfall” (Columbia), from the upcoming James Bond film of the same name, arrived tonight in superstar fashion as the clock struck 0:07 in England. (Get it?) “Skyfall” isn't unsure of anything – it's massive and self-assured, with grand orchestration and Adele's even...Read more »