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Reznor gets apology from Grammys

By | Published on Thursday 30 January 2014

Trent Reznor

Grammy executive producer Ken Ehrlich has apologised to Trent Reznor for cutting short the TV broadcast of Nine Inch Nails, Queen Of The Stone Age, Lindsey Buckingham and Dave Grohl’s finale performance at this year’s ceremony.

The temporary supergroup made it all the way through NIN’s ‘Copy Of A’, but during a second song in their mini-medley, QOTSA’s ‘My God Is The Sun’, the credits for the show rolled and the broadcast came to an end before the big finish, the awards event having run over by 45 seconds.

Following the performance, Reznor tweeted: “Music’s biggest night… to be disrespected. A heartfelt FUCK YOU guys”.

Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Ehrlich said: “I’m sorry he was upset. I was really thrilled that we were finally getting him on the Grammys. The final jam started with Arcade Fire a few years ago, and LL Cool J last year. I want to end on a high, an up note. I did tell them we’d take it as long as we could. The number was about five, six minutes long, and we got to within a minute [and 20 seconds] of the end. We got as close as we could possibly get”.

Well, at least the Grammys has now finally had its ‘Adele moment’.