Awards season is underway with music lovers preparing for The GRAMMY’s on February 10th. To get you primed for the night, we’ve pulled together some Bing tools and insights that will give you the inside track around the water cooler.
Step One: Saturate Yourself In The Latest Music News and Information
Start off by doing all GRAMMY-related searches on Bing – helping connect you with the latest news, videos, song previews, facts, photos and more about your favorite artists. Also, visit MSN Music and check out its GRAMMYs spotlight to get caught up on nominees past and present, show performances, song previews, artist information, red carpet looks and after party coverage from Wonderwall and more.
Step Two: See What Your Friends Think
By simply going to Bing.com and connecting it with your Facebook account, you’ll see GRAMMYs search results unlike any other – including relevant search results from the web, related updates from your Facebook friends, and perspective from experts across Twitter, Quora, LinkedIn and more. With a quick search on Bing, you’re seeing all of your Facebook friends’ GRAMMYs-related comments, photos, check-ins and more within your search results, helping you get informed faster on who’s rooting for whom, the hot dress of the evening, and the biggest moment of the night.
Step Three: Use Bing Search Data To Help Guess The Winners
Based upon Bing searches, below are the most searched in each of the GRAMMYs award categories:
· Most Searched Record of the Year: Thinkin bout you by Frank Ocean
· Most Searched Album of the Year: Some Nights by Fun.
· Most Searched Song of the Year: Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepson
· Most Searched Best New Artist: Fun.
· Most Searched Across All GRAMMY Categories: Taylor Swift
Step Four: See Who’s Getting The Most Social Media Buzz
Using our proprietary tool, the Bing Social Media Interest Richter Scale, we’re able to show a discussion level scale that categorizes the level of buzz on the GRAMMYs across key conversations popping in Twitter. Here’s what we’re seeing:
Step Five: Jump Into the Conversation
On Thursday, February 7 from 12-1 PM Pacific, we’ll be doing a GRAMMYs-themed Twitter chat with pop music authorities, PopDust. To join the conversation, simply follow @Bing, @PopDust before the event and then search for – and tweet along – to the hashtag, #BingIt.
Check out these five great tips on GRAMMYs prep from Bing and see yet another reason to choose Bing over Google.
–The Bing Team