Song about Putin and his tractor got «Grammy»

Song about Putin and his tractor got «Grammy»

World famous prize has long been closely connected with politics. Despite the fact that the winners receive prizes exclusively for artistic merit, sometimes something goes and political figures.

Within The 60th ceremony presenting the main musical of the year award «Grammy» one of the Central figures was the President of the United States Donald trump.

Song about Putin and his tractor got «Grammy»

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton appeared in a short clip with the pop diva Sher and rapper By Snoop Dogg. They all took turns reading excerpts from the book by Michael Wolfe «Fire and fury: inside the White house trump» that caused a storm of criticism and became a bestseller before the start of sales.

Funny video does not appreciate the U.S. representative to the UN, Republican Nikki Haley. Calling the organisers «not to pollute good music», she stressed that the policy as part of the show of this kind is inappropriate.

I have always loved the Grammys but to have artists read the Fire and Fury book killed it. Don’t ruin great music with trash. Some of us love music without the politics thrown in it.

— Nikki Haley (@nikkihaley) January 29, 2018

Not done the ceremony and another prominent political figure. Singer and composer Randy Newman received a Grammy for arrangement of called «Putin».

Despite the obvious satirical overtones, many Russian media found that the song praises of the current President, and with pleasure told about awarded the Newman award.

The absolute leader among the winners was the singer Bruno Mars— additions to its collection of «Grammy» 6 figurines. British artist Ed Sheeran has won 2 awards in pop categories.

Like most popular events this year, «Grammy» has not gone without mentioning the well-known movement #metoo. In a sign of support for victims of sexual violence members and guests came to the ceremony with white roses.