Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Grovers 30-Second Wrap-Up

Oops, let's pretend the Grovers were running on past the 5-hour mark... no time for acceptance speeches, critics' analysis, post-show interviews, or any of that jazz. Here are your 2009 Grover winners as decided by the Fong Songs Readers:

Best Non-Original Song by an Oscar-Winning Musician:
Jorge Drexler - High & Dry [originally by Radiohead]

Best Rendition of Beyond the Sea by an Oscar-Winning Actor Named Kevin:
Kevin Spacey - Beyond the Sea [as made famous by Bobby Darin]

Best Cover of an Oscar-Winning Song by a Canadian Jazz Artist:
Holly Cole - Baby, It's Cold Outside [originally by Frank Loesser]

Best Cover of an Oscar-Winning Song:
The Dan Band - Flashdance/Fame [originally performed by Irene Cara]

Best Cover by an Oscar-Winning Actor or Actress:
Clint Eastwood - Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive [originally by Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer]

If you're like me and already forgot the other nominees, you can check out the ballot here.

Way to go Clint. They like you, they really really like you.

Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra - Clint Eastwood [originally by Gorillaz]

Oh, in case you haven't noticed, I've succumbed to tweeting on the sidebar.

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