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Weigh In: 2013 Grammy Nomination Snubs & Surprises

fed453e3d868f73e42b8d09ed7833403 Weigh In:  2013 Grammy Nomination Snubs & Surprises

As evidenced by the rant of ‘Believe’ beau Justin Bieber‘s manager, it’s pretty safe to say that some camps are still up-in-arms about the 2013 Grammy nominations unveiled last night.

Indeed, every year sees some scorned team or artist supporter feel “cheated” due to an absence from the nominations tally (see: Jill Scott’s rant last year), but this year marks a noted difference in that  A) the male domination of categories, B) the absence of hip-hop and R&B from major categories, and C) the glaring, 2011-instated removal of “gender-specific” categories.

With only acts who released material from September 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012 eligible for consideration, the wealth of overlooked talent is earning a collective side-eye from many-a-music lover.  Just ask fans of Brandy & Monica‘s ‘It All Belongs To Me’, Mary J. Blige, Lana Del Rey, Madonna,  and, of course, Nicki Minaj & Justin Bieber

Via, in part, EW:

Surprise: Miguel

No major commercial impact with ‘Kaleidoscope Dream’ (yet), but still managed to nab ‘Song of the Year’ (amongst other noms) for ‘Adorn’. Kudos.

Snub: Pink

‘Truth About Love’ only gets one nomination for ‘Best Pop Vocal Album’ despite being hailed one of the best albums of the year and earning the singer her highest first week sales ever.

Surprise:  Frank Ocean

We know he’s had a great year, but topping it off with 6 Grammy nominations?  Wow.  It’s great to see a new artist tie for most nominations.

Snub:  Female singers

Don’t expect to see a female sweep the Grammys this year as there is a “dearth of diva” on this year’s tally.  The day of diva domination (i.e. Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Adele, Lauryn Hill, Norah Jones, Taylor Swift,  and Amy Winehouse cleaning house) is on a temporary vacation.

Surprise: Kelly Clarkson’s nominations…finally getting long overdue recognition

Snub: No Nicki Minaj..anywhere…not even as a featured artist

SurpriseJeff Bhasker ‘Producer of the Year’ nod

Snub:  No “top sellers” listed in ‘Producer of the Year’ category (i.e. Redone, Rico Love, Bangladesh/Sean Garrett)

Surprise: Beyonce‘s ‘Love On Top’ grabs nom, while R&B starlet Tamia nabs two for ‘Beautiful Surprise’

Snub:  Brandy’s ‘Put It Down’ as well as Hip Hop/R&B overall being noticeably absent from Grammy’s top prizes (bar ‘Thinkin Bout You’ in ‘Record of the Year’ category).

 See the full list of nominations here.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 12:59 pm
    Sweetnothings78 says:
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    Hmmmm I smell a fish, I still believe Brandy & Monica should of been nominated…. ROBBED!

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    Brandy def should have ! I totally forgot about 2/11 not being on that list !

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    HOL UP Replied:

    2/11 came out in october

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:01 pm
    Monstarebel (WARRIOR) says:
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    NICKI MINAJ TOTALLY SNUBBED!!!

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    EJ Replied:

    Without a doubt. Like wtf?

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    ???whats yall point?? i mean REALLY what is yall point??? *shrugs sexy shoulders

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    mimi Replied:

    Right! They used her for views last time she performed. Something is fishy… Plus, not even Lana was nominated.. but PSY & LMFAO were? Grammy 2013 is a JOKE.

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    eD Replied:

    good she sucks now her music made no impact this year whatsoever

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:01 pm
    Ernest says:
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    I think Brandy “Put It Down” should have been nominated also “It All Belongs To Me” with Monica as well. Hate it or love it, they sung the hell out of that song. Maybe 2014 Brandy will get what she deserves.

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Brandy deserved nominations. f*** the grammys.

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    No , not “Put it down”

    That ENTIRE album !

    “No such thing as too late”, etc . >>>

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:03 pm
    BlahBlah says:
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    Sam, you really believe the work Nicki Minaj has released over the past year deserves a Grammy? let alone a nomination??
    No offence but I’m glad she wasn’t nominated this year, its understandable.

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    opd2 Replied:

    the thing is 99% of them songs wasn’t bad,they just did deserve to be on the same album,the album was bad,but 99% of them songs wasn’t in my opinion,she could have gotten a nom,not because others was nom and she wasn’t dosn’t mean they are better than her,if hope she go through with her work and make a solid album with some of the songs like what is on the re-up,she is a hard worker with will continue to put in work,if it,s there for her to win a grammy in the future she will.

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    EJ Replied:

    @blahblah

    stfu! seriously. You just don’t like the fact that Nicki is one of hip hop’s AND pop’s biggest artists. I love both her genres of music. I even like the R&B joints she released (Right By My Side, Sex in the Lounge). People sit up here and say ‘old nicki come back’ but when she release ‘old nicki’ (the re up), bitches don’t go and by it…..b**** please!

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    @ej ej stfu all 99 of those songs she released this year were garbage…like her name

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    azebracuntnaj Replied:

    LMFAO!!

    hey barbzfags did y’all remember what she said last grammy about winning grammy for sure next year? hahahahahhahah!
    despite having half of her album becoming singles not to mention she had A LOT! of features with other artist. lmao..

    how about when she said on vibe mag that her second album will sell atleast 5mill? lmao… not even close.

    welp… she really gave #FLOP a new meaning.

    i feel sorry for those other artist who allowed her to feature their song. none of their s*** was nominated too. LMAO!!!!!!!!!! #THE STRUGGLE

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    dead.. i c i’m not going to have to slay her becasue she’s already getn her p**** stomped chile. (tries on new gurtle)

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    @Azebracuntnaj

    sold more than ur fave, tho !

    OOP!

    1.2mil ww

    +
    2mil ww

    do the math, FAGG !

    over 3 mil & counting .. who mad ? KI !

    First female rapper to have two #1 albums

    NOW SEETHE !

    This post is about GRAMMY nominations

    Stay pressed , ugly

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    azebracuntnaj Replied:

    lmfao!!!
    2 mill just in US
    second album 1.4 mill in US

    im not gonna even add up WW and other album.
    you see how your fav is already struggling and FLOPPING on second album? already

    yes this post is about grammy and ARTIST WHO GOT NOMIMATED. your stupid hoe fave ain’t in it.
    HAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAH!!

    SHE A STUPID FLOP! SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!

    LMAO!

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    I dont think she deserved one for RR but she did for PINK FRIDAY the first one.

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    BlahBlah Replied:

    Exactly my point.

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    believe it or not i ACTUALLY agree. i’ll slay her on sam’s next blog about her…no need to here

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    BlahBlah Replied:

    @EJ
    I have nothing against Nicki Minaj, I’m happy for her success. I’m just saying that the material that she’s put out recently is not worthy of a Grammy nomination. That’s all.
    No need to get emotional.

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    She already been nominated 4x ..

    Pink friday, Roman Reloaded would’ve been in the same category as watch the throne had she been nominated, she wouldn’t have won !

    For ppl who spend their time commenting on the QUEEN success & what she doing, y’all seem like delusional fans than haters..

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    azebracuntnaj Replied:

    @faf

    said the fagbarbz who does the same with other artist..
    just like your fav, your a contradicting creature. so who’s delusional?

    btw, did you see your fav how shes blocking and disrespecting her own fan.. hahahhaha
    the struggle and meltdown continues…

    SHE A STUPID FLOP! SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    Using the QUEENS lyrics ! ^ My point exactly, FAGG

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    azebracuntnaj Replied:

    lmao.. because her own word really suit her the best…

    karma is motherfucker.

    SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!SHE A STUPID FLOP!

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    mobwife Replied:

    Not a Nicki fan but ‘Starships” was a good release for her. It was very well received. Now perhaps the fact that it was used for a comerical champaign may have had some impact on i not receiving a nomination. And I will admit that I am reaching with that statement. They may be upset at her “ANTI-CHRIS” Excorist (sp?) performance last year? Who knows? This years GRAMMYS looks like a” hot trail park” mess!

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm
    NAVI says:
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    no one was snubbed, stop being a whiny b****. next!

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:10 pm
    boo says:
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    ahahaha nicki minaj fails at another grammy attempt.. lil kim is laughin now lol

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    VANNY Replied:

    Lil kim can’t laught with all that plastic surgery and botox her face will cut in half …. stfu hoe!!

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    MUSICMAKESMEHIGH!! Replied:

    BUT KIM GOT A GRAMMY!! BOOM b**** BYE!! WHEN WILL NIKKI?

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    TinaMinaj Replied:

    Looooooooool @vanny DEAD!

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    @MUSICMAKESMEHIGH!! DEAD!! NOW WHAT TINA U b****!! NOW WHAT!!!

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    Lil kim SHARES a grammy

    lauryn hill laughing @ that hoe .. LOL

    5 in one NIGHT !

    Hell, eve has 2 ! Missy even got one for writing HER OWN lyrics !

    & didn’t it take 6yrs in her FLOP career to get it ? NEXT >>>

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    azebracuntnaj Replied:

    @faf

    and NONE FOR ONIGER.

    LMFAO!!

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Lil Kim’s grammy was shared. The real reason she got the grammy was because of pink, mya, and xtina. No one cares about lil kim’s hoochie ass. She couldn’t even snag a grammy for her own work. LOLOL. She even won a teen choice award in ’03 for the jump off and barely got a lot of BET awards.

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    PEACE Replied:

    At the end of the day, SHE STILL HAS a GRAMMY

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    but she got one

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Still has a grammy out of sheer luck. Not because of her amazing contribution to the song. Which wasn’t all that. Rumors was that missy helped her write her verse. lolol if that’s true.

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    ^ she did. I think she helped rockwilder (sp) produce it as well !

    Let Nicki win a COLLABORATION grammy in yrs to come

    & watch ppl talk about how she didn’t “EARN” it

    but Krim gets a pass for her FLOP efforts. CH ! I can’t

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    zzzzzb Replied:

    Niki Minaj and Lil Kim both suck.Lil Kim had dumb songs. WTF is how many licks?? and No matter What people Say??

    Eve, Foxy Brown and Missy all had better songs and are betters rappers than these fake clown looking hos.

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    sharon Replied:

    WTF is how many licks?? and No matter What people Say??

    MAYBE U SHOULD LISTEN TO THE FUCKIN LYRICS??????

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    msteefromdc Replied:

    lmao…hilarious

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:10 pm
    MUSICMANIAC says:
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    OMFG STINKI GARBAJ WAS NOT ROBBED!!!
    WITH PFRR, THEY DID KNOW WHAT FIELD TO PUT IT IN!!!!
    SHOULD IT GO IN THE POP FIELD OR THE RAP FIELD????
    LET THAT HOE SIT ON THE FENCE.

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    dead

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    Unlike Krim who got one from a COLLABORATIVE feature 6 yrs in ! U MAD ?

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:14 pm
    Monstarebel (WARRIOR) says:
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    Nicki was in to many videos this year to not get a single nomination…like really grammys? Smh unless Rihanna or Nicki performs that night I won’t be watching!!!

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    Kyle Replied:

    please don’t watch them. Grammy’s aren’t for little kids like you. They recognize REAL musicians with REAL talent.

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    TinaMinaj Replied:

    Had a sudden change of heart and finally using logic and not just spewing your hate?

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    b****

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    @kyle

    since when, FAGG ?

    Isn’t LMFAO nominated ?

    Now the grammys aint for “POP” ????

    DEATH !! x493208 CHILE !!!

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    u won’t be watching

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    Yup

    the queen still might be there !! KI!!

    Drake is nominated

    YMCMB ! >>>>>>>>>>>>

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:16 pm
    Sean says:
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    Kelly Clarkson noms a surprise? Are you deaf? Most nominated female this year.

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    TinaMinaj Replied:

    Please read the article again.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:16 pm
    Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys says:
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    Week in and week for 12 weeks MIDDLE AMERICA AKA WHITE AMERICA will get see Rih’s star quality personality, beauty, sex appeal, passion and artistic creativity. They get to learn about Rih outside of music and personal life. Thank God, they are REMAKING STYLED TO ROCK AND NOT USING THE UK VERSION. This is great! It will show Black american sweetheat, Rih, GVING AMERICAN KIDS AN CHANCE TO FOLLOW THIER DREAM – AMERICA WILL FALL IN LOVE WITH HER.

    After the 15 superbowl – THAT WILL BE THE END OF BEYONCE. WHO WILL GIVE A s*** ABOUT HER ?

    RIH 2013: RIH will saturated the USA AND TAKEOVER LIKE SHE OWNS THIS b****.

    RIH SATURATION: 3 MONTH TV SHOW PLUS RERUNS
    2 HOLLYWOOD MOVIES WITH SPEAKING PARTS ( NOT EXTRA )
    ARENA TOUR
    HOT CLOTHING LINE
    TMZ, PEOPLE, US WEEKLY LIFE LOVE THAT GENERATES SALES.
    MUSIC TAKING OVER RADIO AND YOUTUBE AND MTV.

    INTERNET TWITTER, INSTAGRAM BLOGS

    SHE IS BLACK AMERICAN SWEETHEART. Your flop whores and THEIR MENTOR’S ARE WASHED UP

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    TinaMinaj Replied:

    You said it yourself SATURATION!!! PLEASE GO AWAY AND PROMOTE RIH SOME PLACE ELSE! THIS POST HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH HER!

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    KING RIH>BEYFLOP!!!!! Replied:

    IM A KING RIH STAN AND I AGREE WITH YOU!!^^^

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:17 pm
    JuanR says:
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    What about Mary J. Blige… last year and now too?

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:18 pm
    Belladonna says:
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    The people they have for album of the year this year was mostly b*******! This is how ALBUM OF THE YEAR should have been – LANA DEL RAY (BORN TO DIE) – MUMFORD & SONS (BABEL) – FUN ( SOME NIGHTS) – JUSTIN BIEBER ( BELIEVE) and last but not lest – FRANK OCEAN (CHANNEL ORANGE) that’s who should have all been up for album of the year I would have said Taylor but she came out to late.

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    Frognherthroat Replied:

    all but frank ocean’s suck

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    TinaMinaj Replied:

    Believe???? Loool!! Get the hell outta here with that basic album!

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    Frank ocean album >>>>>>>>>

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    mobwife Replied:

    Now that would have also been some ol’ bullsh*t let’s be honest…..LOL :-)

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:18 pm
    Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys says:
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    Sam

    You are feeling like s*** right now. Since Cheeter Whora Slora got exposed, you pushed into a corner. Now, you are mad that A HUGE A LIST AMERICAN NETWORK has picked up styled to rock. You are scared that style network and E! are gonna make it bigger and better and expose Rih to more whites in MIDDLE AMERICA. This will hurt Beyonce and RITA WHORA SLORA.

    This is why you did not mention Styld to rock being picked up for the USA. You have been making fun of the low ratings in the UK for months. But…..IT STILL GOT PICKED UP AND REMADE FOR THE USA BY STYLE NETWORK – A HUGE NETWORK OWNED BY E! Now you are scared. You know, that Rihanna lives in the USA, which means, she can be available more . the only reason why is had low ratings, was because Rih was in it 3 times for only 5 mins. That girls aloud girl was too involved and that turned folks off. This time Style will do it right.

    You are scared that Style will get the big name American movie stars to be guest etc. You are scared that America will get see more of Beautiful Rihanna face and personality – as well, as Fashion style. This hurts Beyonce Rita Whora. As Beyonce and Rita Whora will not be allowed on this show, this affects THEIR CAREER. You are mad! WHY DID A BIG AMERICAN WHITE NETWORKS ( NOT BET 0 GIVE HER ”FLOP ” SHOW LIFE? In a year when old fat desperate housewife is making a make – or – break – comeback in an age where RNB is dead and singers are dropping off like flies.

    You are scared that E! are gonna MAKE THIS SHOW HAPPEN WITH ALL THEIR best execs, marketers, commercials etc – THus, making RIH EVEN MORE powerful. Powerful beyond music. Too a point where Beyonce will have to start asking Rih for help. You have no pwer, Sam, you are just a black man in London who runs a small ghetto blog. Rih is now doing meetings with some of teh most POWERFUL JEWISH MEN on earth who have the power to shut careers DOWN!

    Rih has the POWER TO MAKE A PHONE CALL AND SHUT A b**** DOWN. RIH is beyond MTV. SHE IS HOLLYWOOD. Hollywood do not care if her movies or TV have low ratings. SHE IS POWERFUL – SHE is getting deals ANYWAY. This scares you, cos BLACK WOMEN DO NOT HAVE THIS GOOD,THE FACT THAT RIH IS THE MOST POWERFUL BLACK WOMAN IN THE SHOWBIZ WOLRD, MEANS SHE WILL USE HER CONTACTS TO FINISH BEYONCE. WHORA AND M ETC OFF , and you in your London CANNOT DO shot about it. You just have to sit and watch.

    Have U noticed ? The more Beyonce gets ready for a comeback – the more Rihanna ups her game! Rihanna is releasing her new SONG in Jan – a month before Bey at superbowl. Rih is NOW DOING HER TV SHOW, TO f*** BEYAWNCE HBO, which is the same as the one VH1 from last year.

    THIS TIME NEXT YEAR BEYONCE WILL ANNOUNCE HER RETIREMENT AND FADE AWAY INTO PRIVATE LIFE.

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    EzraJKnight Replied:

    Lmfao. RITA WHORA SLORA? Damn.. Anyways, I agree with Rihanna being one of the most powerful women in Hollywood and the music scene. 2013 is going to be a huge year for her. A tour, A US show, Fragance, Two hollywood movies with her being in the main cast. Not to mention all that promotion she will be doing for her movies and tour. Man she is going to be everywhere and anywhere, there is no way you will not hear about her wither it’s her music, shows, movies, fragances or even interviews.

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    Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys Replied:

    AND EVERYONE ( INCLUDING THESE FALE NAVY FANS, WHO ARE RALLY HATERS, PRETENDING TO BE NAVY) ARE MAD WITH ME for pointing it out. She is not star., She is powerful and they are mad as f*** and scared too.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:20 pm
    MUSICHEAD says:
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    My problem with these nominations is their decision to eliminate solo gender categories. There would have been more opportunity for some of our favorites had there still been a Female R&B solo and Male R&B solo categories. I am not in favor of female and male vocalists competing against one another. Also, Put It Down and It All Belongs to Me should have been nominated.

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    mobwife Replied:

    Yeah, it’s odd the way the did away with Male & Female categories. There are distincted difference between men and women and that GOD for that! This is he DIRTY LOWDOWN, UNDERHAMDED bullsh*t man-hating femiNAZI’s doing. They have been b*tching and moaning for years about he lack of EQUALITY and felt that their should be no distinction made based upon gender. Now you see how many qualified R&B Males & Females will be snubbed using this system.

    **I agree, Put It Down should have been nominated! WTF 0_o?

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:25 pm
    Outspoken says:
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    How was Nicki snubbed? Her album was not up to a par for a Grammy nomination. However Brandy and Monica were def snubbed

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    Monstarebel (WARRIOR) Replied:

    & Niether was Brandy n Monica Their albums weren’t up to par with the world…clearly why they didn’t sell s***…

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Yes Brandy and Monica were. Mostly Brandy tho. Brandy worked hard to put out quality music AND HER VOCALS SLAAYYYY. f*** the grammys.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:26 pm
    OMG (Celine Dion) says:
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    I guess this is another grammy for Beyonce! 17 grammys now.

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    MUSICHEAD Replied:

    Anita Baker will win that one. Sorry!

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    KING RIH>BEYFLOP!!!!! Replied:

    IT HELPS WHEN SHADY DADDY WAS APART OF THE GRAMMY COMMITTEE!!

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    OMG (Celine Dion) Replied:

    only if rih had collaborated she might win one. lol

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:28 pm
    VANNY says:
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    As much as people hate on nicki minaj.. there is no reason why she did not deserve at least one nomination… songs from roman reloaded has been on constant rotation on pop and urban radio’s STARSHIPS breaking record for staying on the top ten on billboard 100 so many weeks, POUND THE ALARM top 20 hit, VA VA VOOM also on heavy rotation, TURN ME ON with david guetta they played that song non stop and was top 5 on billboard, and so many other songs and features that she has .. this woman works her ass off.. and also the roman reloaded sales are not as terrible as people make it seem.. its close to 800,000 copies and its only been out 8 months… remember it took rihanna 1 year to go platinum on her last album… she did deserve to be nominated in my opinion.

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    jamilaa Replied:

    mehn! SHUT DA f*** UP b****! and stop comparing riri to that thief clown called nicki!!! hahahahahha i guess all her SON’S been nominated and won grammies!!! dis b**** better humble her self! she came out dissing female rappers and then crossed over to white america? mariah a sweetheart,babara walters and steven tyler?? GIRL BYE!

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    VANNY Replied:

    @jamilaa wow you really feel acomplished coming on blogs and trying to diss and yes i said trying cause your pathetic thief clown?? really whats so funny about that? but you sure the hell is dying in laughter smh… dumb b****.. mariah a sweet heart? really? maria is a stuck up b**** if anything she needs to humble her self… so shut the f*** up d*** breath!!

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Rihanna has stolen things too. Ask Fefe Dobson and Dave chapelle. Have a seat.

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    KING RIH>BEYFLOP!!!!! Replied:

    NFG!! YOU HAVE A SEAT!! RIHANNA AINT STEAL s*** s***!!! NOTHING HAS BEEN PROVEN!! BUT BEY ON THE OTHER HAND…

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    yes it is…she wasn’t good enuf. EOS

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Rihanna aint steal s***?? Hoe, you must be crazy. Unlike you, I do research and everything I said was true. She had a lawsuit for stealing concept for S&M, She took Fefe Dobson’s style ran with it and got major hype in 07 because of it, she stole a photographer’s vision for “You da one” from 1993 and WFL too. Google is your friend, b****. You can thank me later for schooling ur idiot ass.

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    EzraJKnight Replied:

    I thought it took rihanna 9 months to go platinum

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    ^ it took 10

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    KING RIH>BEYFLOP!!!!! Replied:

    ONLY IN THE US b****!!! RIHANNA WENT PLATINUM IN OTHER COUNTRIES IN 2 WEEKS!!!! TTT STILL OUTSOLD 4 AND ANYTHING LIL KIM JR DID!!!!! NFG STFU b**** STILL AINT s*** YOUR GHETTO HOODRAT ASS CAN PROVE!!!! FAF KING RIH HAS 6 GRAMMYS!!! WHEN WILL NIKKI?

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    TinaMinaj Replied:

    Am sure she will get nominated next year for the Re-Up. Alot of people were complaining about her music losing quality with RR but she brought it with the Re-Up so am sure she will be nominated for that.

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    jamilaa Replied:

    @vanny….u is a stupid dumb f***..am entitled to ma f****** opinion b****!! nicki is a flop! i dont care how many perfumes she has,mac and pepsi don drop that THIEF CLOWN!….so here\_\_\_\_\_ five chairs for you to sit on 5 DICKS!

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:31 pm
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    I am actually pleasantly surprised with some of the nominations this year. I’m glad they recognize acts like Tamia and Anthony Hamilton who have been staying true to their R&B roots. I am pretty disappointed that Melanie Fiona’s “The MF Life” was nominated for Best R&B Album because it simply amazing. I hope she wins for Best Traditional R&B Peformance and I hope Beyonce doesn’t win just because she’s Beyonce (even though I love her.) I remember that happened a couple years ago when Beyonce’s “Single Ladies” won over Melanie’s “It Kills Me” in the Best Female R&B Performance category and I was so upset. Beyonce’s song was much more pop than it was R&B. Lastly, I’m glad Nicki Minaj wasn’t nominated because her music this year was garbage. I hope Nas wins for Best Rap Album. He deserves it 100%!!!

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    Kyle Replied:

    Correction: Melanie’s albums WASN’T nominated. woops.

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    Melanie already has 2 grammies #OOP!

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:31 pm
    @_learik_ says:
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    Ive been done with the Grammy’s ever since Chris Brown won best RnB album last year…In a category with Kelly Price and Ledisi

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    BitchICan'tEvenSpellWelfare Replied:

    I STILL have not gotten over that BS!!!!! Kelly Price’s and Ledisi’s albums SLAUGHTERED Chris’ album.

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    Kyle Replied:

    Ledisi’s album deserved that Grammy more than anyone!!! Her album defined R&B music!

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    @_Learik_ Replied:

    OKAAAYY!

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    mobwife Replied:

    STFU!

    Chris Brown deserved to win! FAME was an amazing CD! I Like Kelly Price, Ledsis and R. Kelly as well as El Debarge but last year was Chris’ turn to win. He won on his 11th nomination. How many times has either Kelly or Ledisbeen nominated? Don’t blame Chris. Blame the damn Grammy committe who changed the categories that shoved Contemp & Traditional R&B into one damn category!

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    @_Learik_ Replied:

    which is why i said i was done with the grammy’s and not CB

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:39 pm
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    how was Nicki Minaj snubbed? if you put out garbage music, dont cry when people aged 18+ aren’t feeling it.

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    U still focused on the QUEEN, fagg

    One things for sure that money aint ending !

    sheisdiva.com/2012/12/mac-announce-new-nicki-minaj-viva-glam-lipstick/

    KI !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Money isn’t ending…true. Lol. Still getting better endorsements than krim. LOL.

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    jamilaa Replied:

    n***** shut up mehn! she’s no f****** queen! oh yeah i guess she is queen of FLOPS…..BUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    #POW

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    NFG (No fucks given) Replied:

    jamilia theres ppl that have flopped worse than nicki this year so never. Hush.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:40 pm
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    MIGUEL: He got snubbed last year for ‘Sure thing’. I’m so glad he is finally getting the shine he deserves. And kudos to him for getting all those nods despite the fact he is into women.

    FRANC OCEAN: Yes, you caught that shade. Imma stop right there. *side eye*

    NICKI MINAJ: That’s what you get for talking rubbish to Mariah. How dare you, Onika? Your peers are telling you to get a piece of humble pie. And no gurl, you can’t get a Grammy nod for singing “Stupid Hoe” and re-upping Pink Friday fillers again, again and again.

    BRANDY: She had good songs but not good enough. She would probably get more Grammy nods for releasing “Never Say Never Reloaded”, just saying.

    BEYONCE: Nod deserved, grammy deserved. BEY17 !!!

    DIVAS SNUB: Well, none of them girls released anything Grammy-worthy! Alicia was on a diet, Taylwhore Swift is chasing boys (well she got 1 or 2 nods though), Adele is nursing, Lauryn Hill is in jail and Lady Gaga is walking around naked holding watermelons. They were all busy but not making anything musical. My guys MIGUEL, fun., The Throne and Gotye are going to take errthang home.

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    And Mariah wasn’t talking “rubbish” about Nicki? Oh yes, let’s excuse Mariah being a b**** to other people because she has a great voice. Or had one. She put up an attitude with the producers when she found out Nicki Minaj would be on the panel and from there the shade was thrown left and right. Nicki Minaj may have got a little overexcited and loud at MC but don’t pretend like MC isn’t a shady diva.

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    sheisdiva.com/2012/12/mac-announce-new-nicki-minaj-viva-glam-lipstick/

    WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY !?!?! LOL

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    MC Replied:

    The way you say, you act like you were there. I can’t blame you though, you are pressed over Mariah so……

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    mobwife Replied:

    LMAO, COMPLETELY *DEAD* at this:

    “Alicia was on a diet, Taylwhore Swift is chasing boys (well she got 1 or 2 nods though), Adele is nursing, Lauryn Hill is in jail and Lady Gaga is walking around naked holding watermelons. ”

    **My girl L-Boogie is not i jail though!

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    NFG (No fucks given) Replied:

    @MC no just different sources help. She hung up with the producers when they told her nicki was gonna be on there. HMM. Not too happy? And not to mention her overexaggerated statements about nicki pulling out a gun on her to play the victim. If that’s not far fetched dunno what is…

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    MC Replied:

    “And not to mention her overexaggerated statements about nicki pulling out a gun on her to play the victim.”

    Except you need to get your facts straight because Mariah never said that, she said that she (Mariah) and people behind the scenes HEARD Nicki say that “if I had a gun, I would shot this b****”. What is far-fetched about this? I’m sorry but aren’t we talking about a girl who tells people to “eat s*** and die”, “Your mother is a w****”, etc? Why is it far-fetched? LOL You can stan for Nicki until Jesus Christ himself comes to Earth, but there is no need to lie or twist the facts. I also love how you talk about this incident like you were there……basically quoting what Nicki claims have happened. RIP

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    NFG (No fucks given) Replied:

    Hmm, you’re right…But the first one I said about her hanging up was true tho…So I do think MC not wanting nicki on the show in the first place could have caused the tension between them so whatever *shrugs*

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    MC Replied:

    I agree though, Mariah probably was told (initially) that she would be the only female and I think she wanted to keep it that way. I am not by any means denying that Mariah being shady because we all know she throws more shade than a cloudy day, its just that I wish Nicki handled it better especially since she is one of the few BLACK artists out there that are successful (or somewhat) and the way she handled it really turned me off. That and this whole PF:RR era was just very messy from her material to her attitude. What you and majority of the barbz forget to realize is Mariah wasn’t a “diva” until much later in her career than her first 2 years like Nicki is emerging to be and that’s not a good look (I am referring to her interview on the “Breakfast club”)

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    NFG (No fucks given) Replied:

    That’s the same thing JLO wanted tho. And I find that to be kinda self centered. I understand that some women don’t want the drama with other women though. And yeah I do feel like nicki gets riled up easily. She can’t control her temper. Must be a New York thing tho….even tho mimi is from new york but nicki more hood and use to being expressive about her feelings I guess.

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    MC Replied:

    I guess, Nicki just lets people keep winning over her. Mariah, Madonna, etc lasted S long in the biz. not for their talent, marketability, etc but also because they are SMART. Every time Nicki gets in an argument, calls someone racist, etc she is being “reprimanded” by the media and it hurts no one but her. She has to know that this is a BUSINESS and if she doesn’t play it right, she will lose it. Much luck to her, but she really turns me off (I could have tolerated it if her material was good but……nah……).

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:49 pm
    mc the place to be!! says:
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    im sorry but anita baker got this

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    LOOOOVE ME SOME ANITA!! LATELY sl-LAYED chile

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    mobwife Replied:

    And if Anita Baker does not get it, I’m all for STORMING THE CASTLE TAKING HEADS! :-)

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:53 pm
    SHA (f*** The Navy and LAX) says:
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    Lana Del Rey Lianne La Havas and a nomination for Elle Varner for cont Rnb album you telling me only Frank Miguel and Chris get nominated and not her? a girl by the name of Emeli Sande!!!!!!!! Super surprised Emeli and Lianne La Havas didn’t get nominated for best new artist!

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:59 pm
    theman says:
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    Pink deserved far more nominations, so did Carrie and Usher.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 1:59 pm
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    quantity does =/= quality. justin bieber isnt a good singer so he can’t fit with best pop vocal performance. i mean he was only nominated in the past for best pop vocal album and best new artist, so unless he does JT and make a future sex love sound… he wont see the grammy with out being on a feature with usher or someone who is a vocalist.
    Female singers did not release this yr. there were no power vocalist so who is there to nominate.
    Brandy put it down isnt that great of a song, and the fact there is no duo/duet/group rnb category, where would the song fit? not in best rnb song.
    Nicki’s singles were not grammy worthy and those are the songs that were submitted. good or bad, if she had submitted and released the better rap stuff, maybe she would have gotten nominations, but she didnt. what did she release that was really that good to be nominated? then u look at who she was submitted stuff against… she stood no chance. but this is what happens when u try to bring the other females down in your lane, when u are the only 1 left standing, u gotta go with the boys, so thats why no female best rapper is there any more since 04 or something like that (it woulda been taken out with the new rule n category change anyways)
    AmbeRussell on youtube
    http://www.youtube.com/ucohesiveser/AmbeRussell?feature=mhee

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  • December 6, 2012 at 2:07 pm
    MUSICMANIAC says:
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    OK NOW IM MADDDDDD

    WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO LANA DEL REY??

    IT WAS A COMMERCIAL + CRITICAL SUCCESS!!

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    MUSICHEAD Replied:

    Who?

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    i’m with you…who is that? seriously chile who??

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    MUSICMANIAC Replied:

    LMFAO FO’GET YALL LMAO

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Lana Del Rey?? umm next…

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  • December 6, 2012 at 2:23 pm
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    Wow…. some of you people really have issues

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    yo momma

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  • December 6, 2012 at 2:36 pm
    NFG (No fucks Given) says:
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    Okay the grammy’s acknowledge TALENT so to speak of. I appreciate them for honoring talented divas like Beyonce, Whitney Houston, etc…

    But what the hell is so talented about Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, and Rihanna???

    You can’t call nicki minaj and untalented when they arn’t any better.

    Also, Brandy wasn’t nominated for her QUALITY work and performances this year so to sum it up f*** THE GRAMMYS.

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    zzzzzb Replied:

    Ho don’t come at Rihanna she is more talented the Flop Minaj.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 2:42 pm
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    Whitney 6 grammys, mariah 5 grammys while alicia keys 14 grammys and beyonce 16 grammys….grammys lost value,a grammy back in the 90s was worth more than 5 grammys now

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    truth tea (take a sip) Replied:

    whitney never wrote a song in her life.

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Her voice was amazing and marketable. She didn’t have to. People simply came to her shows to hear the incredible voice. Everything else was irrelevant. She had a gift so hush.

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    sharon Replied:

    whitney didnt have to write. She had the VOICE! which equals TALENT!!

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    EzraJKnight Replied:

    Agreed.

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    MUSICHEAD Replied:

    Thats exactly why they removed the gender specific categories. They felt that some artists were winning too many Grammys that they didnt deserve. I still wish they would bring those categories back tho.

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    sharon Replied:

    PREACH!!!! SO DAMN TRUE!!

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  • December 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm
    Suicide Blonde says:
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    The Grammys claim to is all about talent but we all know that’s not truth.

    Beyonce – 16 Grammys

    Elvis Presley – 3 Grammys

    There you got it.

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    truth tea (take a sip) Replied:

    please dont use Elvis – he stole alot of songs from black artists and got away with it back in the 50s because racism was accepted back then.

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    Suicide Blonde Replied:

    He didn’t stole s***, he was inspired by Black music, know your facts kid and let’s not talk about steal when you’re a Beyonce fan.

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    HOL UP Replied:

    thank you for tellin em the truth bout elvis

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    OMG (Celine Dion) Replied:

    U just used INSPIRED!!!!! LMAO

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    Suicide Blonde Replied:

    @OMG (Celine Dion)
    INSPIRED!!!!, is the word that the beyhive loves the most.

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    mobwife Replied:

    LOL “INSPIRED” MY ASS-ets! :-)

    Elvis Presley is to the world of music history’s past, what Justin Biebier is to it’s present. A MANUFACTURED WHITE ALTERNATIVE for white people (teenage girls) to drool over. I’m not trying to insult you, just to inform you!

    The KING OF ROCK N’ ROLL was officialy CHUCK BERRY but white America was not going to have their daughters screening over a black man wiggling across the stage so they invinted Elvis Presley! Justin Bieber has been declared by the MAINSTREAM MEDIA and it’s STUPID BLACK SURROGATES like Oprak Windfrey, Gayle King etc, to be the NEW KING not of ROCK n ROLL but POP! They simply must displace the memory of Michael Jackson! Who better to do it than their favorite media prop? That’s why his manager is so in an uproar as he believes given Bieber’s favorable media standing that entiles him to a GRAMMY!

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    Suicide Blonde Replied:

    @mobwife
    Please!, let’s not talk about Elvis and that kid, you’re insulting me with that.

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    Elvis white ass stole blk ppl songs

    Chile plz!

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    Beyonce vocals >>>> Elvis trembling mumbling ASS

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    Suicide Blonde Replied:

    Beyonce Black ass stole ppl songs.

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    die

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    truth tea (take a sip) Replied:

    umm he stole “hound dog” directly from a black artist and lots of others.
    Most of the people bringing up Elvis’ name dont even own any of his albums

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    Correction: Beyonce paid for the rights to ppl songs

    Elvis Stole them.

    END OF DISCUSSION!

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    EzraJKnight Replied:

    Exactly, I’m not knocking down Beyonce’s success or talent but she has 16 grammies while Mariah and Whitney only have 5 & 6 respectively? This is more of a popularity contest than an artist’s work

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    Floridaevans Replied:

    And Taylor Swift ALREADY has 6.

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Well that’s y I say f*** the grammy’s tho….But tbh Beyonce against MC and WH back then wouldn’t stand a chance. They would probably win more. Beyonce just doesn’t have a lot of people at her level these days in terms of talent.

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    Mary Mary Why You Buggin' Replied:

    Panties in a bunch b/c Madonna got 0 noms for MDNA? Awww poor baby.

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    Suicide Blonde Replied:

    @Mary Mary Why You Buggin’
    Beyonce with all her 16 Grammys and is not and will never be in the same level of Madonna.

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    I honestly think Bey’s grammy’s were deserved tho….Elvis was nice too.

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    Bey Fan Replied:

    Im not gonna comment on Elvis…. the hell.

    But Beyonce having more grammy’s doesn’t mean she has more talent.

    It’s bout when songs and albums are released. And artist have to submit their names to be nominated….

    Maybe Whitney’s and Mariah’s team dropped the ball when it came to submitting their names.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 3:12 pm
    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) says:
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    same like i’ll be changing the sub text to my name again chile lolol! nicki was a b**** all year and NO ONE care for her any more…not even the illuminati who she performed the ritual for last year. NOTICE PPL, THE ILLUMINATI WILL HANG YOU OUT TO DRY IF YO p**** STANK!! (shaves legs)

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    truth(HUN-TAE nicki re up FLOOOOOPED LIKE HEL..u mad? BRWAAAHAHAHAHLOLOLOL chile) Replied:

    ‘seems’

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    EXPLAIN THIS NOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    sheisdiva.com/2012/12/mac-announce-new-nicki-minaj-viva-glam-lipstick/

    2013 Endorsements ALREADY lined up fagg !

    Kim got a faux cocktail !

    aka c***-in-her-tail ! KI !

    U bitter, pressed, upset, sad, miserable FLOP??

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  • December 6, 2012 at 3:34 pm
    OMG (Celine Dion) says:
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    Nicki doesnt deserve not after that Roman Horrible performance at grammys

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    PSA (FAF) Replied:

    show me the grammy category for “Best Grammy Performance”???? white hoe ., ?

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    NFG (No fucks Given) Replied:

    Okay since everyone wants to go in on nicki let me tell you why the grammy’s probably overlooked her this year. And it has nothing to do with her not being a good artist cuz she is and her first album proved that which is why they nominated her.

    1. Many religious folk thought her performance was disrespectful even tho I don’t think it was cuz I think her whole song was a metaphor for the Roman Catholic religion. It was misconcepted.
    2. She dropped the ball with stupid hoe. Her worst song to date
    3. RR was not as good as her first album
    4. She’s had a lot of media controversy.

    But it’s okay. People stumble but they learn to pick themselves up. Hopefully this might better her. I doubt this will stop her or slow her down. There’s been a lot of talented artists snubbed by awards shows. The grammy’s don’t have an excuse for that. They are just snobby musical elitists that nominate whomever they feel like TBH.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 4:32 pm
    Suicide Blonde says:
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    Wendy Williams is the best, she has finally said what everyone knows.

    http://perezhilton.com/2012-12-06-beyonce-wendy-williams-diss-live-on-air-talks-fifth-grade-education-dumb-comment/?from=blogroll#.UMEOQ6x8Zop

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    MC Replied:

    She’s also very sexy too.

    http://cdn.sheknows.com/articles/2012/11/wendy-williams-nude-peta.jpg

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    NFG (No fucks given) Replied:

    Method Man and Whitney Houston also called her out on her b*******. She’s the worse tv personality in history. Her and her fabricated stories can go to hell.

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    Bey Fan Replied:

    But she said she’ll be watching…. thats all that matters….

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    NFG (No fucks given) Replied:

    She’s a b****.

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    mobwife Replied:

    LOL, yet Wendell William’s man-looking tail also sounds like an uneducated hack! “Beyonce can’t talk”. Beyonce is more than capable of producing speech! I think what Wendell was trying to say is that Beyonce is not articulate.
    However, at least she was BORN A WOMAN! LOL :-)

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  • December 6, 2012 at 5:17 pm
    xedos says:
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    I’m surprise Emeli Sande did not get no nominations

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  • December 6, 2012 at 5:24 pm
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    Surprise: Miguel getting a nom for Song of The Year! That´s pretty huge and unexpected. And deserving. Congrats

    Snub: well I think the list is pretty good if you exclude that horrible girl and song called Carley or something like that. But I really think Lana del Rey could have gotten some noms. Although we have to remember they have reduced the number of categories this year (and in a way it´s for the better cos there´s no way people like Beyonce deserve 16 grammys, they clearly got lucky they were out in a period when grammys had too many categories)

    To me that “Stronger” song by Kelly Clarkson being so nominated is a little bit weird. I don´t think it is the type of song that should be nominated for a grammy at all.

    And people complaining about Pink not having more: get over it, her music is average. It´s ok if she has some vocal nominations here and there from time to time but that´s it

    About Brandy: I don´t know, they have reduced categories and I don´t think she had the best R&B album at all this 2012. Miguel or Frank did better

    Overall, not bad this year. 2012 has been very poor for commercial music. Grammys didn´t have too many options. I suppose they will do the right thing giving album and record of the year to the best ones

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    Suicide Blonde Replied:

    I think the list is pretty good.

    Lies, the Grammys are s***.

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    MC Replied:

    I agree the Grammys are pure s***. Its really sad because they are suppose to represent the best in music (quality wise) instead of whats popular at the moment.

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    Suicide Blonde Replied:

    @MC.
    That’s exactly what i think.

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    NO GRAMMY FOR YOU! LOL Replied:

    This list is recognizing REAL MUSIC….bout damn time people like Tamia get a damn nomination

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    JOHNVIDAL Replied:

    You both are right and wrong. They also go for what´s popular at the moment. I know, but they also stan for talent at the same time. You can´t compare grammys to crap like AMA´s and MTV´s. That s*** really goes for stupid popularity with beiber always winning

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    MC Replied:

    No, if anything Grammys are worse because they essentially nominate the same talentless people that AMA, VMA, etc nominate. When you set the precedent for the best talents (hence the biggest music awards) then you should represent REAL MUSIC and real music =/= popularity or commercial success. Often times true masterpieces and great body of work tend to make little commercial impact/popularity (i.e. Erotica, Bedtime stories, majority of Prince’s music, etc). What is the point when they just select popular “it moment” songs/artists? I have never been here for the Grammys and their shady ways, like did Beyonce really deserve 6 Grammys for IASF?!!? Like seriously? Michael himself shouldn’t have gotten 8 Grammys for Thriller, it should have been for “Off the Wall” or “Bad”, both much better album imo. Even Adele didn’t deserve 6 Grammys (although I was happy for her), if anything ’19′ was better…….like the Grammys really suck ass. They have only got it correct with MJ, Aretha and a few others. It makes no sense to me and it bothers me that Tina Turner, Diana Ross, Bob Marley, Queen, Elvis, Mariah, Whitney, Celine, Madonna, etc have less Grammys than Alicia Keys (14) and Beyonce (16).

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    Suicide Blonde Replied:

    @MC
    Best comment ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    JOHNVIDAL Replied:

    Sorry they don´t nominate the same as AMA´s and the rest. Did frank Ocean, Miguel, Kelly Clarkson, Florence get nominated in those shitty awqards? No
    Of course I already said grammys is a mix of popularity and quality, but the pasrt about quality is still there
    Some big winners lately: Adele, Amy Winehouse, U2, Norah Jones, etc… yes Beyonce and Taylor didn´t deserve. But nothing is perfect and they are still the best

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    SHARON Replied:

    @MC
    100% AGREE!!
    Its just sad that great material has been ignored over the years! The grammys just tend to give grammys away like its nothing! Back in the day it was hard to recieve grammys like they do now! The impact and success that albums have do have an affect on the awards. But sometimes it cn become to unnecessary. (MJ, Adele etc) but like u said with legends such as diane, mariah, whitney and mj who have released amazing records which have been so brutally igored that its become ridiculous!! Alicia and beyonce winning 5 in one night but mariah winning none, mj not winning anything for bad (which made me very angry!) etc its sad! it just shows you how grammys dont mean anything! its the music, the quality, the talent and the fans!! THATS more precious than anything else!

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    SHARON Replied:

    Sorry! My typing is terrible! LOOOL!!

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    MUSICHEAD Replied:

    Brandy’s album was not eligible for a nomination this year. It will be in 2014. It All Belongs To Me, Put It Down and Wildest Dreams were eligible tho.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 5:29 pm
    1rnbfan1 says:
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    Love Miguel, but seriously Climax >>>> Adorn

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    MUSICHEAD Replied:

    Not a Miguel fan but Adorn was the best male vocal performance of the year hands down!

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    GOGO Replied:

    IT WAS ALSO THE BEST MALE RNB SONG ALL YEAR PERIODD!

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    MUSICHEAD Replied:

    Nah Thinkin Bout YOu by Frank Ocean was the best written song. I just can’t listen to his voice for too long. It’s so flat. But Miguel definitely killed that Adorn vocal performance.

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  • December 6, 2012 at 5:36 pm
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    I don’t even know why in the f*** , that most of you are getting mad in the first place!!! Please be honest with yourselves and ask this question? Do you really think that with the way the music is going the , the s*** that these artist make most of the time, is it going to get them recognized ??? You most of you really feel that Gargabe, Beiber, any of these artist; do you really feel that their work is even worth of a Grammy?? This s*** has good totally ridiculous. What songs or albums that they’ve is worth buying or listening to , to even be looked at by the committee?

    I hope this is the start to real music being recognized for an award!! The artist that this site promotes, is on some real b*******!! About 90% of the artist on Sam’s site, are truly untalented!

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  • December 6, 2012 at 5:47 pm
    raquelneto- REAL says:
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    JUSTIN BIEBER FANS will not shut up
    looooooooooooool

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  • December 6, 2012 at 7:10 pm
    MOFAN95 says:
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    Nicki minaj insulted MARIAH CAREY what do you expect?

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  • December 6, 2012 at 8:13 pm
    NO GRAMMY FOR YOU! LOL says:
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    Just came by this site to laugh and TGJ and #teamnickiminaj…

    OK BYE LOL

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  • December 6, 2012 at 8:21 pm
    MUSICHEAD says:
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    Mary J Blige’s album was completely ignored as well. Empty Prayers and Someone to Love You are classics from her latest album.

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    BitchICan'tEvenSpellWelfare Replied:

    GREAT songs from that album!

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    MUSICHEAD Replied:

    Indeed!

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  • December 6, 2012 at 11:52 pm
    Realest says:
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    Nicki Minaj NEAUXwon curr honey… Flop album with no recognition… You’ll probably snatch a kid’s choice award for album of the year and fashion icon.. hahahahahahahah

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  • December 7, 2012 at 1:53 am
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    Part of the problem is they streamlined and eliminated some categories. So there arn’t as many options. There used to be a “Best R&B Performance” and “Best Traditional R&B Performance” award and now that’s gone. There also used to be male and female categories and now they’re being combined. Fewer artists nominated and also fewer opportunities to win an award.

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  • December 7, 2012 at 2:51 am
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    Nicki was snubbed with pink friday. Moment for life shouldve got her something at least.

    Star ships shouldve been nominated for something even if it did not win.

    If 2 chainz can be nominated so can nicki

    these shows are starting to look sexist

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    MUSICHEAD Replied:

    What are you talking about? Have you even seen the nominations?

    What categories would any of her work have been nominated? Every rap category is filled with work that was simply BETTER than what Nicki Minaj released.

    Nicki does not release quality music. Yea it has pop appeal and may seem interesting to those who like it but a Grammy is given to a work that is OUTSTANDING and superior to anything else released that year. Not just because u like them.

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  • December 7, 2012 at 12:16 pm
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    Do you guys at thatgrapejuice even do any research? How can you even make the statement that R’n'B is absent from the major categories, if there is one R’n'B artist in every major category. Serious journalism does most certainly not live on this site!

    best new artist, record of the year, album of the year and song of the year all have one R’n'B artist in them … no further comment

    and Nicki Minaj snubbed? Really … like Starships would deserve a Grammy? I hope Nicki’s paycheck came through by now cuz if she is not paying you, this whole BS you write weights heavier than ever!

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  • December 7, 2012 at 3:28 pm
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    @MC
    100% AGREE!!
    Its just sad that great material has been ignored over the years! The grammys just tend to give grammys away like its nothing! Back in the day it was hard to receive grammys like they do now! The impact and success that albums have do have an affect on the awards. But sometimes it can become unnecessary. (MJ, Adele etc) but like u said with legends such as diana, mariah, whitney and mj who have released amazing records which have been so brutally ignored that its become ridiculous!! Alicia and beyonce winning 5 in one night but mariah winning none, mj not winning anything for bad (which made me very angry!) etc its sad! it just shows you how grammys dont mean anything! its the music, the quality, the talent and the fans!! THATS more precious than anything else!

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    Madonna should be on the list “best dance album.”… she was the top solo tour of 2012! If anything it would be fun to see her do a Grammy performance… no less than the opener! She doesn’t care if she gets an award, but it gives her a reason to be there and perform as only she can. Biggest Solo performer in the world!

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