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Yesterday on the Internet: The Grammys get political

The Grammys bill themselves as music’s biggest night — the night where grandparents around the world finally get to see the music of promising upstarts, like Adele and Beyoncé.

by Michael Kalenderian
Feb 13 2017, 12:25pm

This segment originally aired Feb. 13, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.

The Grammys bill themselves as music’s biggest night — the night where grandparents around the world finally get to see the music of promising upstarts, like Adele and Beyoncé.

This year’s Grammys — like everything else this year — got political, as performing artists competed in an new unofficial category: “Least Subtle Political Statement.”