Sunday, February 12, 2012


Tonight, The 54th annual U.S. GRAMMY AWARDS have awarded a non metal, rock band FOO FIGHTERS best hard rock/metal song for the bands tune "White Limo". FOO FIGHTERS beat out MEGADETH ("Public Enemy #1), DREAM THEATER ("On the Backs Of Angels") and MASTODON ("Curl of The Burl") for the hard rock/metal GRAMMY. West Coast USA rock band FOO FIGHTERS features former NIRVANA drummer DAVE GROHL.

The 54th annual U.S. GRAMMY AWARDS shall feature a tribute to pop diva icon WHINTNEY HOUSTON starring r and b singers JENNIFER HUDSON and CHAKA KHAN. KHAN has pulled out of the HOUSTON GRAMMY tribute to mourn WHITNEY's death. BEYONCE and CELINE DION are rumored to sing in tribute to WHITNEY HOUSTON at the 54th U.S. GRAMMY's.

FROM HUFFINGTON POST: Update: Just hours before Chaka Khan was set to perform a tribute to Whitney Houston with Jennifer Hudson at the Grammys, the soul legend has decided to pull out. "As I grieve the loss of my friend and 'little sister,' I don't feel it appropriate to perform at this time," Chaka tweeted to her fans. "Continue to pray for the family."

Whitney Houston passed away yesterday in her hotel room (Beverly, Hills, California) of a suspected but not confirmed, drowning/ accidental prescription pharmaceutical (XANAX) overdose. HOUSTON was due to perform and attend a party hosted by music executive and mentor Clive Davis.


Foo Fighters
Track from: Wasting Light
[RCA Records/ Roswell Records]
On The Backs Of Angels

Dream Theater
[Roadrunner Records]
Curl Of The Burl

[Reprise Records]
Public Enemy No. 1

[Roadrunner Records]
Blood In My Eyes

Sum 41
Track from: Screaming Bloody Murder

A special musical tribute to six-time GRAMMY winner Whitney Houston featuring GRAMMY-winning artist Jennifer Hudson has been added to the lineup for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

Houston died Feb. 11 at age 48. A cause of death was not disclosed.

"A light has been dimmed in our music community today, and we extend our deepest condolences to her family, friends, fans and all who have been touched by her beautiful voice," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy.

Houston won her first GRAMMY Award in 1985 for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female for "Saving All My Love For You." She won the same award in 1987 for "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)." In 1993 Houston won three GRAMMYs: Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female and Record Of The Year for "I Will Always Love You"; and Album Of The Year for The Bodyguard — Original Soundtrack. Houston's most recent GRAMMY win came in 1999 for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for "It's Not Right But It's Okay."

Hudson won her first career GRAMMY in 2008 for Best R&B Album for Jennifer Hudson.

The show is produced by John Cossette Productions and AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers.

The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 12 at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high definition and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio worldwide via Westwood One/Dial Global, and covered online at and, and on YouTube.

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FROM JIMMY FALLON: This is a great tribute!! #grammys

Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l-