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Chris Martin Pays Tribute To George Michael At Brit Awards

  • 3:33 pm Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 by Kyle Taylor

The 2017 Brit Awards featured a teary eyed tribute to George Michael, with heartfelt speeches from his former Wham! bandmates and a moving performance by Coldplay’s Chris Martin of Michael’s 1986 song “A Different Corner”. The most powerful moment of the song took place when Martin began to duet with a archival video footage of Michael displayed on the big screens in the 02 Arena.

It was just after the footage depicted Michael saying, “I never really wanted to be anyone else” that Martin jumped back into a verse with Michael, and the two sang the rest of the song together. The makeshift duet couldn’t [More]

Grammys 2017: Complete List of Winners

  • 1:32 pm Monday, February 13th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
Chance the Rapper makes history at the 2017 Grammys

There were plenty of memorable moments at this year’s Grammys from Chance the Rapper making history as an independent artist to Twenty One Pilot’s first and very unexpected victory to the wonderful tributes to Prince and George Michael courtesy of Bruno Mars and Adele, respectively. Often overlooked are the awards not showcased on primetime TV. Well, we have the full list for your enjoyment below!

Record Of The Year:

WINNER: “Hello” — Adele
“Formation” — Beyoncé
“7 Years” — Lukas Graham
“Work” — Rihanna Featuring Drake
“Stressed Out” — Twenty One Pilots

Album Of The Year:

WINNER: 25 — Adele
Lemonade — Beyoncé
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Views — Drake
A Sailor’s [More]

97X Favorites Highlight Grammy Nominations

  • 5:29 am Monday, December 19th, 2016 by Kyle Taylor

Twenty One Pilots, Panic! At The Disco, Cage The Elephant, The 1975, Blink 182, and Weezer, or in other words, some of our listeners’ favorite artists, have been nominated for Grammys in 2017. To the surprise of many, Twenty One Pilots grabbed a half dozen or so, most notably Record of the Year (“Stressed Out”), Best Pop Duo/ Group Performance (“Stressed Out”, and Best Rock Performance (“Heathens”). Panic! At The Disco is up for one of the biggest awards of the night with a nod in the Best Rock Album category for Death of a Bachelor. They will also face off with The 1975, who [More]