TOP Ten Reasons to Boycott the Grammys

Best Latin Jazz, Best Latin Alternative categories among 28% eliminated ... and we don't like that

By Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor
Published on LatinoLA: February 9, 2012

TOP Ten Reasons to Boycott the Grammys

10. Dress it up like Lady Gaga but it's last hired first fired ... again.

9. NARAS management have the same credibility as Las Vegas boxing judges.

8. Of the 31 award categories eliminated most happened to be ethnic music genres.

7. Many Republicans are upset that Best Polka Album category has been axed.

6. NARAS president Neil Portnow, needs to resign, decision rescinded.

5. Grammy Awards down from 109 to 78 like most 401(k)s, Wait, musicians don't have 401(k)s.

4. Grammy Award telecast sponsors like ATT, Diet Pepsi, and MasterCard need to know that many of their customers are ethnic.

3. Obvious that they don't give a (Traditional) Folk anymore.

2. Without Latin Jazz there would be no Jazz ... just ask Dizzy or Chano Pozo.

1. Support the TV boycott and ask all of your real music loving friends to do the same.

Here's an alternative: All-Star Jam Session on GRAMMY night will celebrate Latin Jazz and other eliminated categories at Mama Juana's Feb. 12

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