As of 2012, classical albums are eligible for this award, with the award for Best Classical Album being discontinued (although no classical album has been nominated in this category since).Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon (as performers), Daniel Lanois, Ryan Tedder (as record producers), and Bob Ludwig, Tom Coyne (as mastering engineers) & Tom Elmhirst (as an engineer/mixer) are the biggest winners in this category with three victories each.Tuck, a local mechanic who had recently lost his wife, allows Dawson to live with him and eventually considers him a son of his own.Country Megaticket is the hottest country music festival including Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert and Sugarland take to the stage to bring what is sure to be the most existed experience of the year for country music fans!" Ironically, she is now dating a singing-show alum: ' The Voice' Season 4 runner-up Michelle Chamuel.
I'm sure they're feeling pretty rejected, and dejected, right now, as they watch their peers move on to the live ' Idol' stage while they pack their bags and Greyhound-bus it back to the small towns from whence they came. They should realize that quite a few talented singers were turned away by ' Idol' producers, but went on to bigger and better things. Hillary Scott Lady Antebellum's famous frontwoman auditioned not once but twice for ' Idol,' and never even made it past the preliminary rounds. I literally performed for the production assistants and the interns, and I just didn't make it," she later told Entertainment Tonight. Hillary simply formed Lady Antebellum instead, and went on to win five Grammys in 2011 alone, including Record and Song of the Year. Colbie Caillat This plucky songstress also auditioned unsuccessfully for ' Idol' twice, and on her second try she even warbled her own original ditty, "Bubbly." ("I was shy. Apparently Colbie wasn't too bitter to grant the show rights.The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position." Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category at the Grammys having been presented since 1959.Although it was originally presented to the artist alone, the award is now presented to the main artist, the featured artist(s), the producer, the engineer and/or mixer and the mastering engineer. I was glad, when I auditioned, that they said no," she explained to USA Today.) Apparently Colbie had reason to be glad.Mary Lambert The "She Keeps Me Warm" songstress, best known for singing the hook of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's marriage equality anthem "Same Love," tried out for ' Idol' at age 16 and, according to an interview with Ryan Seacrest, "did not go far at all!