Showbiz Sandbox 92: The Awards Otherwise Known As The Grammys

Indie rock darling Arcade Fire provided an upset at this year’s Grammy Awards by taking home the prize for Album Of The Year. Rolling Stone contributing editor David Wild helped write the Grammy telecast and he provides an insider’s perspective on the show as well as a peak backstage. Unfortunately, nobody can explain why Lady Gaga arrived in a glass coffin.

Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber didn’t take home any Grammys on Sunday, but does he really care? After all, his concert film “Never Say Never” earned an astonishing $30 million during its opening weekend.

Meanwhile, the movie industry had their own awards show over the weekend and we’ll go over who the big winners were at the BAFTAs and how they might affect the Oscar race.

We also review and provide analysis on all the week’s top entertainment headlines, including how to get tickets to LCD Soundsystem’s last concert, Pandora’s IPO, Zooey Deschanel’s move to television and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s return to acting.

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Justin Bieber: Will Smith Is Helping Me Find Film Roles
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/justin-bieber-smith-helping-find-97614

Arcade Fire, Lady Antebellum Big Winners At 2011 Grammys
http://www.billboard.com/#/news/arcade-fire-lady-antebellum-big-winners….

A Night Of Bold Moves And Noisy Risks At Grammys
http://theenvelope.latimes.com/awards/grammys/la-et-0214-grammy-critics….

‘The King’s Speech’ Nearly Sweeps The BAFTAs
http://edit.hollywoodreporter.com/news/kings-speech-sweeps-baftas-99084

Ratings Up For Grammys
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/15/arts/television/15arts-RATINGSUPFOR….

Grammy Preview: The Best CDs of 2010
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-giltz/grammy-preview-the-best-c_b….

LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy Rages Against Ticket-Selling Site
http://www.nme.com/news/lcd-soundsystem/54940

‘Spider-Man’ Early Reviews Set Off A Storm
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/09/theater/09spider.html?_r=1&ref=arts

‘Dark’ Sure To Be Turned Off
http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/theater/dark_sure_to_be_turned….

Is The Daily DOA?
http://www.mediaweek.com/mw/content_display/news/magazines-newspapers….

Pandora Files For IPO
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2011/02/pandora-ipo.html

Nat King Cole TV Show Coming To iTunes
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2011/02/nat-king-cole-tv-itunes….

Time Inc., HP Challenging Apple’s Dominance of Publishing World
http://www.mediaweek.com/mw/content_display/news/digital-downloads….

Zooey Deschanel Now Set For Fox Pilot
http://www.deadline.com/2011/02/zooey-deschanel-now-set-for-fox-pilot/

Ricky Gervais Wants Will Arnett On Office
http://www.deadline.com/2011/02/ricky-gervais-wants-will-arnett-on-office/

Activision Pulls The Plug On Guitar Hero
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/activision-pulls-plug-guitar-hero-97798

Morgan Spurlock Selling Naming Rights To TED Talk
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/morgan-spurlock-selling-naming….

Arnold Schwarzenegger Returns to Acting
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/movies/2011/02/arnold-schwarzenegger….

BBC America To Edit ‘Lazy Mexicans’ Comment From Top Gear For U.S. Broadcast
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/bbc-america-edit-lazy-mexicans-98309

Scott Rudin Closes L.A. Office – Is Sony Move Imminent
http://www.deadline.com/2011/02/scott-rudin-closes-la-office….

David Wild’s Book: He Is . . . I Say: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Neil Diamond
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