Posts Tagged ‘Grammys’

Hozier and Annie Lenox Perform at 2015 Grammys

Last night’s 57th annual Grammy Awards held some promise for its Irish contenders at the outset, but in the end, the major Irish nominees walked away empty handed. But that is not to say that the event was devoid of an Irish presence. Although Hozier is not a name that would immediately strike most asRead more..

U2 Win Big at Grammys

U2 was the big winner at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, held February 8, 2006. The Irish supergroup won all five awards for which they were nominated, including Album of the Year for How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb. In winning five awards the band edged out favorites Mariah Carey. whose comeback album The EmancipationRead more..

The Chief of Irish Music

Paddy Moloney, founder of The Chieftains, who has done more than anyone else to launch Irish music onto the world stage, talks to Lauren Byrne. ℘℘℘ In the expensive gloom of Boston’s Copley Plaza Hotel, Paddy Moloney orders a pot of Earl Grey tea and shifts out of the draft from an over efficient air-conditioner.Read more..

Christina Aguilera’s Irish Roots

“A lot of people get all in a fuss about Christina wanting to explore her Latin side and not mentioning her Irish side much, but that’s only logical,” explains Christina Aguilera’s mother, Shelly Kearns. “She has no need to go exploring her Irish heritage because she has always known it.” The blonde singing star, whoRead more..