The Bert Show’s Jenn Hobby was backstage at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards this year and heard from many of this year’s winners on Music’s Biggest Night! Take a listen at what these music super stars had to say inside the press room. It’s your behind-the-scenes peek inside the Grammys!
Lady Antebellum, with members from Georgia and Nashville, Tennessee, picked up five Grammy Awards this year. Needless to say, this is Lady A’s Year! “Need You Now” scored this country-crossover group Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Country Song, Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocals, and Best Country Album. They were thrilled with all the recognition and humble in their thanks when they answered a few questions backstage.
The Zac Brown Band won their second career Grammy for their No. 1 hit, “As She’s Walking Away,” for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals with Alan Jackson. Last year, the Zac Brown Band won for best new artist, while Alan Jackson’s “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)” won a Grammy in 2002 for best country song. Here’s what the Zac Brown Band had to say after their big win backstage.
Train won their third Grammy Award this year as the iTunes Session version of their hit song “Hey, Soul Sister” took home the award for Best Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. Lead singer, Pat Myanahan, forgot to thank his wife! Ooops!
John Legend picked up three Grammy Awards this year including Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&B Song and Best R&B Album for “Wake Up!” He told the press backstage that he plans to collaborate with Kanye West next!
Skylar Grey had her first Grammy stage performance this year with Dr. Dre and Eminem on “I Need A Doctor,” but she’s been working in the music business since the age of 15. You might recognize her as the voice on Fort Minor’s “Where’d You Go.” Skylar is definitely an emerging artist on the scene and had an integral part in creating “Love The Way You Lie.” Here’s what she told us backstage.
Esperanza Spalding, a jazz musician and singer, was the surprise winner of the night for this year’s Grammy Awards picking up the coveted Best New Artist award. She was quite genuine in her surprise about winning her first Grammy. Here’s what she had to say inside the press room.
Buddy Guy took home Best Contemporary Blues Album for his Living Proof. Buddy Guy talked candidly about his Grammy win backstage.
Herbie Hancock won two of his three Grammy nominations. He won Best Pop Collaboration with vocals for his read of “Imagine” with Pink, India.-Arie, Seal and more and Herbie also won for Best Improvised Jazz Solo for his take on “A Change Is Gonna Come.”
The Black Keys, originally from Akron and now based in Nashville, won two Grammy Awards this year’s ceremony. The Black Keys were named winners of the Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Grammy for their single “Tighten Up” and Michael Carney won the award for best recording package for his art direction on their album, “Brothers.” This duo says getting interviewed by The Situation on the red carpet was a low point in life.
Ray LaMontange is a very soft spoken artist, but faced the press because he is a Grammy winner. His “God Willin’ and the Creek Don’t Rise” took home Best Contemporary Folk Album this year. He awkwardly answered a few questions backstage.
Miranda Lambert, who was accompanied to the awards by her fiance Blake Shelton, took home the Grammy award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for “The House That Built Me.”
Arcade Fire picked up the Best Album of the Year at this year’s Grammy Awards for “The Suburbs.” This indie-rock group was collectively giddy with excitement as they came backstage to talk to the press.
India Arie took home a Grammy for her participation on Herbie Hancock’s remade “Imagine” which won for Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals.