February 2012

February 2012 News Grammys Recap The Grammys celebrated the life of Whitney Houston. LL Cool J opened with a prayer and several artists mentioned Houston. She also was featured at the end of the “In Memoriam” which gave way to an amazing rendition of “I Will Always Love You” by Jennifer Hudson. The big winner was Adele, who swept all six categories she was nominated in. She also performed for the first time since surgery and received a standing ovation. The Foo Fighters took the stage twice and also took home five Grammys. Kanye West won four Grammys, but was not in attendance. Glen Campbell was awarded the Lifetime Achievement award. Blake Shelton and The Band Perry performed with Campbell in celebration of his music. The Beach Boys performed with Maroon 5 and Foster The People in celebration of their 50 year anniversary. The show started with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and ended with Paul McCartney. McCartney was joined by Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen. For a complete list of Grammy winners, go to http://www.grammy.com/nominees. Visit us at www.howiewood.com. The Beach Boys to Reunite at the Grammys This will mark the band’s first appearance together in 20 years. They will be part of a special performance with Maroon 5 and Foster The People. In December, The Beach Boys announced a 50th anniversary reunion tour. They are currently working on a new album and will be going on tour. You can see this performance this Sunday at 8 PM on CBS. Watch Paul McCartney’s Apple Concert for Free Tonight at 7 PM PT, you can watch Paul McCartney perform live via iTunes.  He will be performing at Capitol Studios in Hollywood to support his new album, Kisses on the Bottom.  All you have to do is open iTunes and go to the iTunes Live page. Or if you happen to have an Apple TV, you can stream it directly to said TV.   The Grammys continue adding performers This Sunday night’s show keeps expanding. Adele was recently announced as a performer. This will be her first performance since undergoing throat surgery. Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will also grace the stage. The Grammys also announced a duet by Carrie Underwood and Tony Bennett. Bonnie Raitt and Alicia Keys will be honoring the late Etta James. A tribute to dance/electronica music will be performed by David Guetta, Lil Wayne, The Foo Fighters, Chris Brown, and deadmau5. This will take place in a tent outside the Staples Center. To catch the performances, tune in at 8 PM on CBS.