The biggest music awards on the planet are the Grammy Awards. Musicians world over look out for those as a nomination on your resume shows that you are at the top of your game as a person in that most important of industries. The organisers of these prestigious awards have announced the people in the running this years shebang. Here is one of the nominees for the Album of the year for 2015;
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Drake, Jay Z & Frank Ocean, featured artists; Ammo, Boots, James Fauntleroy, Noel “Detail” Fisher, Jerome Harmon, Hit-Boy, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius “The Dream” Nash, Caroline Polachek, Rey Reel, Noah “40” Shebib, Ryan Tedder, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, Key Wane, Pharrell Williams & Patrick Wimberly, producers; Boots, Noel Cadastre, Noel “Gadget” Campbell, Rob Cohen, Andrew Coleman, Chris Godbey, Justin Hergett, James Krausse, Mike Larson, Jonathan Lee, Tony Maserati, Ann Mincieli, Caroline Polachek, Andrew Scheps, Bart Schoudel, Noah “40” Shebib, Ryan Tedder, Stuart White & Jordan “DJ Swivel” Young, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne, James Krausse & Aya Merrill, mastering engineers
Label: Columbia Records
If you look keenly at that list you will note that there is a name that is very familiar to many people who read this blog. Have you seen it yet? Let me put you out of your misery; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie aka CNA.
If Beyonce, a well known American singer gets the album of the year grammy, which includes a treatise on feminism that was borrowed from CNA’s We Should All Be Feminists Ted talk, you can expect to see “Chimamanda wins Grammy Award stories trending.” We’ll keep you posted.
The is Flawless which was influenced by CNA
This is the original We Should All Be Feminists TED talk
Update: The winner for this years Grammy went to Morning Phase by Beck. And yes, Kanye West was not happy about it.