Is there a larger message to be learned from this year’s list? Does the Hall of Fame, even at this late date, still have the ability to surprise? Putting aside the annual gnashing of teeth over who isn’t in, who would you actually vote for? And why do they hate metal?
Michael Gallucci: It’s a pretty typical Rock Hall list: a few obvious picks, an obscure R&B singer, a hip-hop icon, a handful of artists who have been kicking around as potential nominees for years now. … In other words, it’s pretty much what I expected.
13:58 The Grammys Stop Fighting the Future With 2017 Nominees10
18:38 Grammy Nominations 2017: David Bowie, Paul Simon & Rock In General Shut Out of Major Categories13
16:11 Top 10 Snubs & Surprises of 2017 Grammy Nominees: Sturgill Simpson, Mike Posner & The Biggest Omissions12
20:33 The Late David Bowie Was Just Nominated For British Artist Of The Year At The 2016 BBC Music Awards!14