Herbie Hancock just took home the Album of the Year Grammy, beating itunes favorites like Amy Winehouse and Kanye West to the honor.As Hancock reached into his jacket pocket for a prewritten speech, he said that this was the first time a jazz album had been given this honor. He then thanked the Academy for thinking outside of the box and added that the Grammy would be a tribute to other historical jazz artists who had been unnoticed by the glitz-and glam ceremony in the past.“This is a new day that proves the impossible can be made possible,” he read. Some news outlets are already calling his win “a steal,” but it seems unlikely that any top-of the charts musicians (even Kanye West) will be gutsy enough to diss the Hancock-Joni Michell-collaboration. 

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