This week should have been glorious for Taylor Swift, the wispy-voiced pop star who won four Grammy Awards last Sunday. But she just had to go and sing.
I believe Taylor can sing. I really do. But it was not evident at the Grammys. What happened?
To give you an idea of how dire the proceedings were, perhaps the best music of the evening was the lilting cover version of the Church hit, 'Under The Milky Way' in the Lincoln car commercial during the break.
"Why is it that we cannot produce anything this frightening?" an incensed bin Laden reportedly demanded of an underling. "We must hire this Rielle Hunter person. She has a true talent for terror."
If all those Grammys weren't enough for you -- Beyonce, Taylor, GaGa -- here's are some songs to honor this moment and to have your head spinning like Pink was last night.
Do you have to start as a kid performer in order to break into the music business these days? This year's female Grammy nominees are a strong bunch of women who all got into the game from nearly the moment they were teething.
From my privileged position backstage writing Music's Biggest Night, I offer you the people My Top 11 Reasons To Watch The GRAMMY Awards Sunday night on CBS.
Jay and Conan have both brought us so much music over the years. Here's my playlist for two nice and funny guys in one awkward TV situation.
Technology only spins forward, continually rendering what were once digital necessities to the growing tech junk pile. But what's defined as technologically obsolete depends on whom you ask. What do you define as obsolete?
Time for my annual tradition of getting gifts for my favorite -- and not so favorite -- public figures, including Larry Summers whom I'm getting a Goldman Sachs pension (after all, he's earned it). READ MORE Newsmakers Roasting on an Open Fire: Your Gift Ideas for 2009's Naughty and Nice Here are your gift suggestions, including a GPS for Barack Obama, to show him the way from Wall Street to Main Street (submitted by manx). READ MORE The Senate Health Care Bill: Leave No Special Interest Behind There are many reasons for hoping the Senate health care bill doesn't become the law of the land. But the biggest reason of all is the desperate need for a DC pattern interrupt. READ MORE
Here is my cheap gift to all of you: my personal Top Ten Albums of the Year list -- based on my mood today -- as well a few other stray merry musical musings as stocking stuffers.
It wouldn't be the holiday season without hearing Ronnie Spector Christmas songs rocking around your radio dial. I spoke with the icon and former Ronette frontwoman in the business about the holidays.
Carrie Underwood has been a busy girl. The recent host of the Country Music Association Awards, talks about recent controversy and what it's like to host her own special
For the past seven years, I've spent a few weeks a year in Nashville writing the script for the CMA Awards. And while I hate being away from home so long, I love Nashville and its music community.
So it's the morning of Halloween, and you don't have a costume. You were going to be Kanye West, but the friend you were counting on to be your Taylor...
Planning to make a record of folk songs next, Suzy Bogguss hasn't released an album since 2007's jazzy Sweet Danger, but continues to earn her keep on the road.