Famous Grammy MakeGoods: Beck, Steely Dan & More Artists Snubbed But Later Redeemed
publish date: 2017-10-19
Beck's 2015 victory over Beyoncé for album of the year came with no shortage of controversy, given how Queen Bey appeared to be the much timelier, more innovative artist of the moment.
But few artists were timelier or more innovative than Beck in 1997, when his genre-splicing opus Odelay lost to the globe-conquering balladry of Celine Dion -- a snub Kanye himself might've seen fit for protesting. Here's three other examples of artists who've lost out for the Grammys' top prize in their own time, only to finally be rewarded well after the fact.