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Grammy Controversy
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
Critics of the Grammy Awards bring attention to the notion that many musical legends were never awarded with Grammys, including Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin - as well as to the idea that sometimes artists ...
Grammy Award History
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences was founded in 1957; and in 1958, a group of music industry professionals established the Grammy Awards, hoping to focus praise and recognition of popular music of ...
Golden Globe Categories
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
Over time, the Golden Globe Awards have grown to acknowledge excellence in television as well as film, now with fourteen film categories, eleven television categories, and an honorary award named after its first winner, Cecil ...
Espy Awards
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
Every summer since 1993, ESPN has presented its annual Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (ESPY) Awards in honor of the best and most memorable individual and team players and moments from the past year in ...
Emmys Broadcast
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
In 1965, the sister organizations of both Los Angeles' Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and New York's National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences both aimed to boost the prominence of their Emmy Awards ...
Emmy Award Sects
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
Over the years, since the establishment of the Emmy Awards in 1949, they have grown into several additional smaller ceremonies to emphasize honors within more local or specialized realm. The numerous sects of the Emmy ...
Marketing With Promotional Products
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
Just about any item can be branded with a company name, slogan, or logo for distribution - free of charge - among a company's potential customer base. The most effective items are those that are ...
Promotional Products History
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
During George Washington's 1789 presidential inauguration, commemorative buttons were distributed among his supporters. With those buttons, intended to rally pride and support in the nation's leader through a unifying marker, promotional products were born. Today, ...
Safe Business Travel
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
This article discusses crucial pointers to keep in mind when trying to travel safely on business. Make sure, before departing, that you leave copies of your travel itinerary with family and friends, in addition to ...
LCD - Liquid Crystal Display
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
LCD stands for liquid crystal display, and connotes the technology behind flat screens growing in popularity among today's electronics consumers. There are several benefits of LCDs over plasmas and cathode ray tubes. LCD is lighter ...
Emmy Award Beginnings
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
In 1949, in the effort to build its image and public relations persona, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) awarded six trophies to honor notable achievements within the realm of television broadcasting in ...
Daytime Emmy Award
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
In 1968, the Emmy Awards had created a category called Outstanding Achievement in Daytime Programming, to honor daytime shows that were overlooked during the primetime ceremony. However, the judges rewarded no one that year, concluding ...
Country Music Awards
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
Each year, the Country Music Association, composed of country music industry professionals, presents the County Music Association Awards - more succinctly known as Country Music Awards or CMAs - to recognize excellence among the latest ...
Business Travel Packing List
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
To ensure that your business trip runs smoothly, you don't want to have to worry about what you've left behind once you've reached your destination. Ideally, if you travel frequently, you will keep a stored ...
Booking Business Travel
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
If you frequently find yourself in airports and hotels all over the country for business trip after business trip, the following tips for booking future business travel arrangements may prove helpful. When booking your hotel, ...
American Music Awards
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
In 1973, Dick Clark began presenting the American Music Awards, as an honor that aimed to compete with the Grammy's once CBS had taken over the award show's broadcasts. The first two Grammy broadcasts had ...
Airfare Saving for Business Travel
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
This article is intended to help the business traveler with both common and innovative ideas for airfare savings. The first and perhaps the most obvious, is to become an elite or platinum member of the ...
Academy of Country Music Awards
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
In 1964, two country music performing artists, Eddie Miller and Tommy Wiggins, joined two club owners, Mickey and Chris Christensen, to found the Country and Western Music Academy, aiming to realize their collective dream of ...
Notes for Proper Sandblasting
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
Most often, sandblasting is an endeavor that is best left to professionals with the necessary training and experience rather than the average homeowner embarking upon a household project. Sandblasting involves propelling fine particles at high ...
A History of Sandblasting, 1870 - Present
By Andy Mccarthy · 11 years ago
The idea behind sandblasting is to use mechanics to expedite nature's process of erosion. Rather than waiting for winds to toss sand around until smooth rocks and mountains begin to take shape from the materials ...