After a rapturously received set at this year’s Coachella festival, Lorde has announced a string of North American tour dates for this fall.
Christian Blauvelt, deputy culture editor at BBC.com, said he wouldn’t be surprised if the Grammys bucked a recent trend and awarded Album of the Year to an album that wasn’t a huge commercial success.
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Another January day, another round of GRAMMY performer announcements. Metallica, Lorde, Katy Perry and Robin Thicke with Chicago will take the stage later this month.
“I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song,” Lorde told Radio.com, “which was, ‘We’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams,’ was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young.”
It was a wild scene backstage at the Grammy nominations concert, from Miguel shouting out country music to Arsenio Hall’s turning the tables and ranting about Kanye West.
Thanks to a series of inescapable and smart hits, newcomers could very well muscle Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and other Grammy favorites out of the way when nominees are announced Friday night.
Lorde is the latest addition to this weekend’s star-studded GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night.