Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon loses Grammy

Chandrika Krishnamurthy TandonUS-based Indian corporate honcho and classical singer Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon lost out on the Grammy for the best contemporary world music album for “Om Namo Narayanaya: Soul Call”. Tandon lost out on the prestigious award to Bela Fleck (Throw Down Your Heart, Africa Sessions Part 2: Unreleased Tracks). The other nominations included Bebel Gilberto (All

Esperanza Spalding Beats Justin Bieber For Best New Artist Grammy

Bieber — Robbed?! The biggest gasp at this year’s 53rd Annual Grammy Awards isn’t credited to Lady Gaga’s egg costume or even Christina Aguilera’s pitchy tribute to Aretha Franklin. That title goes to Esperanza Spalding. The jazz singer and bassist, who only had one nod coming into the show, was the surprise Best New Artist

Christina Aguilera Falls During Aretha Franklin Tribute Grammy Awards 2011

That Christina Aguilera just can’t catch a break. The “Star-Spangled Banner” slayer was part of a unique group of divas (including Jennifer Hudson, Martina McBride, Yolanda Adams, and Florence Welch) paying tribute to a noticably-thinner Aretha Franklin at Sunday night’s 2011 Grammy Awards when she nearly took a spill live onstage. Luckily, the five-time Grammy