The 57th Annual Grammy Awards Poster

Air Date: February 8th, 2015

Series Summary
LL Cool J hosts festivities at Staples Center in Los Angeles honoring excellence in the recording industry; scheduled performers include Eric Church, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran and Madonna.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Music, Awards, Special

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  • Some of the performances were strong -- Aguilera actually managed to make good with her yodel on "It's a Man's Man's Man's World." And some were underwhelming -- the Chili Peppers singing a listless "Snow (Hey Oh)" amid crazy confetti. Show More

  • Granted, the lack of punchless punchlines was a welcome change of pace, but the canned self-introductions that replaced them were jarring in terms of pacing -- not to mention the awkwardness of the blatant self-referencing involved. Show More

  • The sameness of the format detracted from the excitement inherent in any awards broadcast. Show More

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