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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Victoria Monét poses in the press room with the awards for best new artist, best engineered album, non-classical and best R&B album for Jaguar II, during the 66th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, in Los Angeles.

Opinion | My thoughts and opinions on the Grammys — again

By Danae Poteat, Staff Columnist February 12, 2024
Watching the Grammys feels like repeatedly giving your poor excuse for a boyfriend multiple second chances, even though you know you'll be disappointed. This year was no exception. 
Taylor Swift arrives at the 66th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 4, 2024, in Los Angeles.

Editorial | Let’s stop bullying Joe Alwyn — no matter what Taylor Swift titles her new album tracks

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 9, 2024
With 105 million monthly streams on Spotify alone and a dedicated army of “Swifties” reading into every word, Swift is aware of the power of her audience.
Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on Oct. 10, 2017.

Staff Picks | Who will win a Grammy on Sunday?

By The Pitt News Culture Staff February 2, 2024

Music’s biggest night is this Sunday, and the culture staff of The Pitt News has some thoughts on who will take home awards in some of the biggest categories. When Lana del Rey, Noah Kahan and Taylor...

Opinion | The Grammys’ ‘Big 4’ Category nominations are nonsensical

Opinion | The Grammys’ ‘Big 4’ Category nominations are nonsensical

By Paul Beer, Staff Columnist December 4, 2022
It’s clear that the Grammys are not perfect, but one would expect to still see high-quality music selected by their esteemed “academy” of artists and critics. However, this year’s selection of nominees in the Big 4 Categories are downright nonsensical. 
Jon Batiste poses in the press room at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday in Las Vegas.

Editorial | The Grammys need to appreciate all award winners

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 5, 2022
Award shows are losing their purpose of awarding the best of the best by not honoring all nominees during the broadcast.
Opinion | Awards shows are overrated

Opinion | Awards shows are overrated

By Rachel Soloff, For The Pitt News January 29, 2020
As the 2020 Oscars approach and the same types of controversies and complaints abound, it’s becoming clear that awards shows no longer have a place in our current society — at least the way they are today.
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