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The best and worst of
the Grammy Awards

New York Post, by Hardeep Phull

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/27/2014 4:51:57 AM

The one thing you can say about the Grammys is that the performances are always inconsistent and last night, the good was again very much mixed in with the bad at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Here are five of the best and worst moments of the night. BEST Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Madonna, Queen Latifah The Grammys is usually where artists strive to please everyone. But despite knowing full well that the issue of same sex marriage is still hotly debated across the country, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis still performed “Same Love” with pride and commitment before marrying

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muguy, 1/27/2014 6:47:19 AM     (No. 9707031)

The music took a back seat to promoting gay ´marriage´ and is just another reason why these shows have just about lost all integrity.

Flipping between that show and the Pro-Bowl, it was a disappointing reminder of how far we have slipped as a culture.

All flash and trash, with little on display but egos and things that don´t really matter. For me the best part was Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson along with Blake Shelton and Merle Haggard singing "Okie from Muskogee" in a crowd sing-a-long.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 1/27/2014 6:54:50 AM     (No. 9707035)

The article failed to give Latifah´s credentials for performing marriages. Maybe it is the same credentialing that ´´a pen and a phone´´ uses.

Cute, Jay Z, throwing up yo gang sign. Classy. Also the neon cathedral-window lights on the set. No, I didn´t watch it, just read the article and looked at the photos.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mws50, 1/27/2014 7:08:54 AM     (No. 9707049)

Why do liberals and progressives encourage homo marriages and promote abortions? It is obvious they hate humans and believe we have overpopulated our planet. Homos do not reproduce and abortions kill humans. There is no other rational reason to promote either anti-human behavior.

The leftards never seem to grasp the reality of procreation. Within the next 90 short years, over 7 billion humans will die. Our primary function on this planet is procreation.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/27/2014 7:12:12 AM     (No. 9707054)

I didn´t watch it. I don´t know about 95% of those people. Even my 12 year old granddaughter has discovered Elton John.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/27/2014 7:20:59 AM     (No. 9707063)

Ditto, #4.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Judith, 1/27/2014 7:38:12 AM     (No. 9707085)

Unfortunately (for me)I stumbled on this horror show several times. Nightmarish staging/costuming, low talent and I bet it all cost a bundle that the "poor"people these freaks claim to want to help, could have used to much better ends.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: jinx, 1/27/2014 7:47:35 AM     (No. 9707095)

I am so tired of these award shows. The same people are on stage and get the awards. Boring. I also am tired of Hollywood shoving, not promoting, their lifestyles on us. They are rich and trashy. Will not watch or go see their movies or listen to their "music". Heard Nat King Cole on the radio last week. He was wonderful. Today´s music is awful!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rather Read, 1/27/2014 7:59:16 AM     (No. 9707112)

I quit watching awards shows years and years ago. I watched Sherlock instead. Good show!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Muncssister, 1/27/2014 8:02:45 AM     (No. 9707116)

Want to bet the competing live christian wedding between Sean and Catherine of The Bachelor got better ratings?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: starboard, 1/27/2014 8:10:25 AM     (No. 9707127)

The best part for me was when Chicago along with Robin Thicke performed a medley of their songs from Their epic album Transit Authority. Also, the the Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Blake Shelton and Merle Haggard singing Okie from Muskogee.

The worst part was the opening act by Beyonce. Her performance was disgraceful. I´ll keep it at that.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ocjim, 1/27/2014 8:38:28 AM     (No. 9707158)

The patently offensive moments have come to outweigh the good moments in that show. I passed.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Getagrip19, 1/27/2014 8:49:47 AM     (No. 9707179)

Genesis 19:24-25 Then the LORD rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the LORD out of heaven; And he overthrew those cities, and all the plain, and all the inhabitants of the cities, and that which grew upon the ground.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/27/2014 9:26:45 AM     (No. 9707260)

Sounds like a lot of folks watched this just so they could be shocked, insulted, flabbergasted, or just plain let down.

"Why these new fangled kids and their long hair music!" "They play so loud!" LOL, really....

I didn´t watch either, but its because I think awards shows are silly, not because of the artists. I like pretty much every type of music. Shoot, I´ll listen to a guy smack a bucket with a stick if its got a good beat. As with anything, if ya don´t like it, don´t watch/listn.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mamafrog, 1/27/2014 9:45:54 AM     (No. 9707288)

I do try to catch this show, I use the time to chat back and forth with others about the acts. I don´t listen to any of the new groups but for three hours of my time, I got the laundry folded, enjoyed moments of shared snark with two of my children and several friends and brought my admittedly low knowledge of current music a bit more up to date. It was not a waste of my time.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 1/27/2014 9:58:30 AM     (No. 9707303)

Passed on the trash. Watched "Sherlock" instead --- now that´s entertainment!

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