The Grinch‘s vision of Christmas is so insipid and lifeless, it’s hard to see why the Grinch would even bother to steal it.
“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” is, at best, an innocuous visual interpretation of an innocuous song.
This is a race more of less between two albums: One great and daring, one mediocre and safe.
It has a better shot at reigniting Stefani’s solo career than its rather bland predecessor did.
G I R L may have benefitted from a few more introspective trips back to the drawing board.
Last year I made the mistake of second-guessing the Academy’s recent trend of awarding the biggest selling album in this category.
NARAS’s manifesto says the Academy will choose Record of the Year based on artistry alone, “without regard to sales or chart position.”