Kanye West Urges Grammy Overhaul To Award Top-sellers - Yahoo News
The rival American Music Awards are determined based on popularity and most recently named British boy band One Direction as Artist of the Year. Beck -- whose music has captivated critics with his merging of styles and ironic touches -- was diplomatic about West's criticism. Beck told Us Weekly that he had expected Beyonce to win and that West "deserves to be on stage as much as anybody." But Shirley Manson, lead singer of alternative rockers Garbage, lashed out at the rapper. "In attempting to reduce the importance of one great talent over another, you make a mockery of all musicians and music from every genre, including your own," she wrote on Facebook.
Kanye West Claims Taylor Swift Was Supposed to Attend His Adidas Fashion Show - Yahoo Celebrity
West again touched on the topic with Talley on Thursday, after the editor asked him what it felt like to "go viral." PHOTOS: Kanye's most outrageous moments "I feel good," West remarked. "I feel like a human being. I feel like a man. A man can make mistakes, a man can have an opinion. A man can be hypocritical.
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Kanye West Gets Front Row Support From Kim Kardashian, North West, Beyonce at Adidas Fashion Week Show, Kylie Jenner Walks Catwalk: Photos! - Yahoo Celebrity
Beck reacts as Kanye West leaves the stage at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 8, 2015. (AFP photo/Getty Images) "Beck is one of the nicest guys and one of the most respected musicians in the game," said West. "When I said that thing about respect artistry, I think it came off the wrong way and that was a miswording on my part. Obviously Beck is one of the most respected artists, and respects artistry." And why did West rush the stage Sunday? "The voices in my head told me to go up." That's probably the most sensible thing Kanye West has ever said. West also said he's planning on recording with Swift, though he didn't say when.
Kanye West Talks About His Grammys Rant | POPSUGAR Celebrity
Everyone loves music whether they love hip-hop, alternative, country, and if I could be involved in giving people any type of energy, advice in the studio, whether you're Beyonce, whether you're Taylor Swift , whether you're Jay Z, whether you're Beck, whoever, and they can be reciprocal with that, I'd like to be involved with that." On perception vs. intention: "Oh yes, definitely, but the road to hell has been paved with good intentions. You know, I'm at a point where it's ways to do things in a smoother way. And feel like at the Grammys I don't know exactly what the press has been [saying] because I don't url keep up with that but at the Grammys when I did go up onstage and left off, there was a really good vibe about it, and everybody was laughing and smiling." On his rant after the Grammys: "Well you know what happened? It's because I sat there and I kind of let that [smolder] and I was asked my opinion and I was given a platform. And when given a platform, it's very hard as we know and I'm going to talk in third person like I'm a crazy person but it's very hard for Kanye West to not be very true and vocal to what he feels.
Kanye West rolls back diss of Beck, calls Grammys a joke - ABC-7.com WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida
PHOTOS: North's fabulous life Fresh from his Grammys appearance (where he wore a pair of Boosts), the rapper, 37, celebrated Fashion Week and the NBA All-Star weekend with wife Kim Kardashian, the couple's daughter North West, BFFs Jay Z and Beyonce, and Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, who all sat front row. View gallery Jay Z, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, and Anna Wintour Sister-in-law Kylie Jenner also made an appearance -- in the show! Bruce and Kris Jenner's daughter walked the catwalk alongside the other models, who mixed and matched in nude, white and gray leotards. "Kanye X Adidas," Kylie, 17, captioned a pic backstage with Kardashian, 34. "Thank u to Ye for believing in me." Mrs. West, meanwhile, sat next to Bey in an outfit that mirrored the models.