brit awards :: the fallout (no pun intended)
the awards were held in london last week.
let's take a look at how DREADFUL my picks were....plus - i'll include my original comments...there are some telling comments in there.
British Male Solo Artist
· James Morrison WINNER
· Jarvis Cocker
· Paolo Nutini
· Thom Yorke
::wonderbug pick to win:: thom yorke >> not because i like him, but because everyone and their brother pees their pants over his insufferable whining.
British Female Solo Artist
· Amy Winehouse WINNER
· Corinne Bailey Rae
· Lily Allen
· Nerina Pallot
::wonderbug pick to win:: lily allen >> it would be cool if amy winehouse won (i highly recommend her new cd, back to black)....but, this was lily's year.
:: wonderbug after the fact comment :: why didn't i just stick with amy????
· Arctic Monkeys WINNER
· Snow Patrol
::wonderbug pick to win:: snow patrol >> i really enjoyed the new razorlight (much more than the first cd) and my love of the monkey's is widely known...but, overall i need to give props to snow patrol. ONE. FINE. CD!
:: wonderbug after the fact comment :: oh geez...why do i say i like someone to win...and, then not pick them?
MasterCard British Album
· Amy Winehouse Back to Black
· Arctic Monkeys Whatever people say I am, that’s what I’m not WINNER
· Lily Allen Alright, Still
· Muse Black Holes & Revelations
· Snow Patrol Eyes Open
::wonderbug pick to win:: snow patrol >> see above
:: wonderbug after the fact comment :: it was a really good album....grrr
(Winner chosen by UK Commercial Radio listeners)
· Corinne Bailey Rae "Put your records on"
· The Feeling "Fill my little world"
· James Morrison "You give me something"
· Kooks "She moves in her own way"
· Leona Lewis "A moment like this"
· Lily Allen "Smile"
· Razorlight "America"
· Sandi Thom "I wish I was a punk rocker"
· Snow Patrol "Chasing cars"
· Take That "Patience" WINNER
· Will Young "All time love"
::wonderbug pick to win:: leona lewis >> wow...so many good songs to choose from (much better than the grammy noms in my opinion), but i pick the X-Factor Winner Leona Lewis as the winner (even if her first single was a Kelly Clarkson single 4 years ago....)
:: wonderbug after the fact comment :: i'm actually glad TT won...good for them! ps -i sat on gary barlow's lap once - and stole his cocktail glass...i still have it....true story
British Breakthrough Act
(Winner chosen by Radio 1 listeners)
· Corinne Bailey Rae
· Fratellis WINNER
· James Morrison
· Lily Allen
::wonderbug pick to win:: lily allen >> the fratellis album is SO good...and, the kooks are friggin wicked (one of my fav albums of 2006!) but, i'm still giving this one to lily. i think the night belongs to her and snow patrol....and oasis.
:: wonderbug after the fact comment :: aren't you loving how i keep mentioning how good it would be if a particular artist won....AND THEN THEY END UP WINNING??
British Live Act
(Nominees chosen by a panel of experts in association with The Live Music Forum. Winner chosen by Radio 2 listeners)
· George Michael
· Muse WINNER
· Robbie Williams
::wonderbug pick to win:: robbie williams >> there are no other choices. he's got this one locked.
:: wonderbug after the fact comment :: whatever..this one was totally fixed. robbie entered rehab the DAY OF the brits...he should have won.
Outstanding Contribution to music
::wonderbug comment:: weeping from happiness.....
:: wonderbug after the fact comment :: stoopid CBC didn't show the entire performance OR acceptance speech. i had to read about it later. friggin ijits.
and, so...in closing...here's to hoping i clean up at the oscars this sunday. that will be the only chance i have to win the office pool.