Monday, February 12, 2007

Dixie Chicks Vindication

Once cast off for speaking their truth, The Dixie Chicks were vindicated by winning all five Grammys for which they were nominated, including album of the year (the first country album to win that honor since Glen Campbell in 1969).

Some of the winners were . . .
Record of the Year
“Not Ready to Make Nice,” Dixie Chicks
Album of the Year
“Taking the Long Way,” Dixie Chicks
Song of the Year
“Not Ready to Make Nice,” Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines, Emily Robison and Dan Wilson (Dixie Chicks)
New Artist
Carrie Underwood
Pop Vocal Album
“Continuum," John Mayer
Rock Album
“Stadium Arcadium,” Red Hot Chili Peppers
R&B Album
“The Breakthrough,” Mary J. Blige
Rap Album
“Release Therapy,” Ludacris
Country Album
“Taking the Long Way,” Dixie Chicks
Latin Pop Album
“Adentro,” Arjona and “Limon Y Sal,” Julieta Venegas
MSNBC, among others, has the story from last night.

In case you've been living under a rock for the last year and missed this song, here is The Dixie Chicks with "Not Ready to Make Nice," their response to the controversy that almost destroyed their careers.

1 comment:

lxr23g56 said...

I had now idea!!

It must be the Rubin effect, it can't be them!

There is no other way to explain this odd attraction, i feel!

William thanks for introducing me to this.

i think i will blog it the morning.