The 55th Annual Grammy Awards have wrapped up and, as predicted, Australia’s own Gotye was a big winner. During the pre-telecast awards, Gotye took out Best Alternative Album for Making Mirrors and Best Pop Performance Duo with Kimbra for Somebody That I Used To Know.
Later in the evening, Prince turned up looking like a sinister pimp with a sweet-ass cane to present Gotye and Kimbra with Record Of The Year. That makes Gotye the first Australian to take the award since Olivia Newton-John with I Honestly Love You in 1975, and the first Aussie male ever to receive the accolade. Sportsbet proved right on the money, listing Gotye as the odds-on favourite. Below is the music video for the winning track and right under that is the video of the duo accepting the award!
The winner of X-Factor Australia was announced last night to be Samantha Jade. She received a recording contract with record label Sony Music Australia and a Nissan Dualis car. After winning The X Factor, Jade’s winner’s single “What You’ve Done to Me” was released digitally via iTunes. Her self-titled debut album will be released on 7 December 2012, featuring re-recorded versions of the songs she performed on The X Factor such as the Rihanna hit single “Where Have You Been” and Kanye West’s single “Heartless”.
The track “What You’ve Done To Me” was written by Australian production team DNA, Tania Doko and Swedish songwriter Jörgen Elofsson. The performance that won her the title is linked here for you to re-watch.
Let us know what you think of the song by leaving a comment below and we will check it out!
Psy’s full body posing at the MTV EMA’s 2012 Awards
Psy Waving at the camera’s MTV EMA’s 2012 Awards
(Photos by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
All eyes were on Psy when he attended the MTV EMA’s 2012 at Festhalle Frankfurt on the 11th of November 2012. While there he collected the award for Best Video from David Hasselhoff (see image below)
Psy awarded by David Hasslehoff, ‘Best Video’ for Gangnam Style at the MTV EMA’s 2012 Awards
(Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for MTV)
Psy also was a performer at the MTV EMA’s 2012 Awards with his international sensation hit “Gangnam Style”. (See images below)
Psy performing “Gangnam Style” at the MTV EMA’s 2012 Awards
Psy with dancers perform Gangnam Style MTV EMA’s 2012 Awards
Psy performing Gangnam Style at MTV EMA’s 2012 Awards
(Photos by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for MTV)
Psy poses backstage in the photo room of the MTV EMA’s 2012, enjoying his award for Best Video by kissing the globe!
Psy presenting his award with a thumbs up!
Psy kissing his award for Best Video at the MTV EMA’s
(Photos by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
Psy seemed to be very happy for the massive hit of “Gangnam Style” and its impact on the music scene, by kissing his winning award for the cameras! He has also announced whilst in France that his debut album will be set around a March 2013 release worldwide. Gaining the success of “Gangnam Style” and the manager of Scooter Braun, who is also the manager of another sensational hit star Justin Bieber, we are bound to see Psy again in the near future. See the event at the MTV EMA’s website here for any other information about the Award show.
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