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59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners and Losers for 2017

Adele winner of 59th Grammy 2017

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Winners and Losers for 2017

Well you know it’s that time of the year again.  Grammy Awards are one of the most prestigious and important events in the music industry, where the top musicians and artists steal away the deserving awards for their dedication and hard work. In the terms of this important event, there are definite winners and losers. In the recent Grammy Awards 2017, there was some serious competition, some chatter, and some distraction. While Adele was the clear winner of the night, we have listed all the other winners and losers of this year’s Grammys. Amongst several nominations, only a few managed to bag some awards. The event took place on Feb 12 in Los Angeles.

Winners of Grammys 2017:-

As I mentioned earlier, Adele was the clear winner of the night. Bagging three awards along with a lot of appraising, Adele shone through the night. She won the awards for three categories, which were Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year for ‘Hello’ and the album ’25’. Apart from the awards, she also won many hearts. One of the brightest moments of the night was when Adele announced that she could not accept the award for the Album of the Year, and said that Beyonce truly deserved it for her striking album ‘Lemonade’.

Adele winner of 59th Grammy 2017

Another captured moment was when Adele began the night by her popular piece ‘Hello’. The audience roared and applauded and it seemed the award for truly meant for her. Although she wanted to begin again for sounding perfect, the moment showed only her dedication and humility to give out the best performance. This did not stop her from outshining and she did shine during the night.

The queen of hearts, Beyonce was another deserving winner of the Grammy Awards 2017. Having won a number of awards in the past, she stood no chance of not bagging any awards this year too. Giving repetitive hits every year through her dedication and hard work, she truly deserved the awards. She scored the Best Urban Contemporary Album for “Lemonade” and the Best Music Video for “Formation”. Adele herself is a big fan of the album “Lemonade” and truly dedicated her award to Beyonce.

Singer Beyonce during The 59th GRAMMY

Singer Beyonce during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)

Beyonce’s performance in the commencement of the event had people going crazy over her. Her golden attire and halo simply added to her charm. Representing fertility and femininity with sheer elegance and beauty, she left her mark on the stage along with hologram interactive of her daughter and mother.

Chance the Rapper:
Another winner of the night, Chance the Rapper had all in his bag that night. He grabbed the Best New Artist for his mixtape “Coloring Book” and the Best Rap Album. Being humble and down to earth, Chance the Rapper continuously thanked god throughout the event and when he won the awards. He even dedicated his awards to all the indie artists who have been struggling for a while now. He performed when the show almost ended, signing “How Great” with Kirk Franklin. He was barely audible due to some technical mic issues but his performance and attitude were praiseworthy.

David Bowie:
The artist who had won only one Grammy Award years back in 1985 for the Best Video for “Jazzin’ for Blue Jean” and a Lifetime Achievement Award ten years ago, took home four of the prestigious Grammys for Best Engineered Album, Best Rock Performance, Best Alternative Album and Best Recording Package, all for “Blackstar”.

Losers of Grammys 2017:-

James Corden:
The untimed jokes and gigs of James Corden were a “not really needed” part of the show where we already had dozens of talented artists performing that night. Slipping off a flight of stairs and wearing a sock on just one leg were silly and unnecessary parts of the show. Not only did it take extra time of the total dedicated hours of the show, the parts with James Corden didn’t really hit off. To be frank, the addition of James Corden was only to take off the charm of the event.

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Host James Corden onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 12: Host James Corden onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Joy Villa:
Joy Villa or popularly known as Princess Joy Villa showed up on the red carpet with a poor fashion sense and an unattractive piece. Having mentioned on her Instagram profile as a “Grammy Considered Artist”, she was not nominated for a single Award. She seemed to be a clear loser of the night.

Eddie the Eagle and the movie review

Eddie the Eagle” is one movie that will leave you rooted in your seat as you follow the true story of a British Ski Jumper, who took all the negativities and still emerged out as a winner. This is one great movie where fiction is greatly blended with reality. Eddie the Eagle

The story of the Movie is based on a true story about a young British, who had ambitions of mastering almost all sports in the world. The storyline is pretty simple, but this is not the usual movies you are used to where the starring figure ends up winning in the end. 

The story is about Eddie Edwards, who was born in Cheltenham and imagines being a winner at the Olympics. Back in 1773 when Eddie was young, he dreams of being a winner in the Olympics. Tom Costello and Jack Costello play the role of the young Eddie in the movie at his young age. However, everything does not seem to work his way with his poor coordination of the sport. His Dad (Keith Allen) wants him to a pursue a career in the blue collar jobs as a plasterer taking after himself while his mother supports him in his ambitions. 

As the movie continues, we see Eddie as a young adult a role perfectly played by Taron Egerton; the guy who starred in (Kingsmen: The Secret Service). Eddie desperately tries to make the 1984 downhill ski team for England in the winter Olympic Games to no avail. He regularly practices with his fellow skiers but never gets the nod for the games as he was not good enough. The team coach tells him he is not good for Olympic materials something that can be demoralizing for many. However, this movie is all about not giving up and instead following your dreams to the last end. Eddies a completely a new game aiming to make the next Olympics in Canada. Eddie starts up a new sport as a skin Jumper knowing very well Britain does not have any ski jumpers, and he will face no competition in the sport. He makes his way to Germany; Garmisch-Partenkirchen and tries everything there is to learn about his new sport. 

Eddie’s new attempt at the sport gets recognized by Bronson Pear (Hugh Jackman) when driving a snowplow nearby. This is good news for Eddie, and the movie takes a new turn as he takes him into his arms for training. It then turns out the Hugh Jackman was another ex-jumping champion whose career hand ended early. In the movie Peary is an alcoholic but reluctantly takes Eddies and coaches him. They participate in the 1986 championship games where Eddie finishes last. He becomes number 55, but his performance was enough to guarantee him a place in the 1986 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary Canada as he had wanted. 

The movie is perfectly set with Eddie being the central character that tries everything and fails but has the spirit to keep going. He faces several challenges that could make a man quit, but he never quits. The Norwegian ski team makes funny of Eddie as they let the audience mercilessly watch Eddie struggle to finish the race and come last. Another fictional character in the movie is Pearly his coach who is alcoholic and someone who has lost hope in life looking for some redemption. It is the FOOL Eddie and the DRUNKEN Peary. It is a good combination for the movie. There is a lot happening and by the time the movie gets to the 90-meter ski jump, you just want to see him and get done with. 

Taron perfectly brings out Eddie in a fun way winning you over with his antics and befuddled looks. Pearly and Jackman have the right mix in the movie with Jackman appearing a lost and forgotten athlete with rebellion and self-pity. Eddie’s mother Joe plays the unconditionally loving mother who will love you no matter the case. The Comedian father Keith Allen plays the disapproving dad with tough love. Mathew Margeson brings out the music correctly with George Richmond, who plays the cinematography in the movie Quantum of Solace bringing the right drama in the death-defying jumps of Eddie. 

This is a true family friendly movie charming in every way possible. It is that movie that disapproves the fact that success if not only found by winning but by not giving up. It clearly shows that success is staying in the fight and finding a way to shine even if you don’t win.