Kanye West was on the Bon Iver bandwagon long before the Justin Vernon-fronted band started climbing the charts and winning Grammys. Now, perhaps to remind us all of that fact, West has finally released a video for 'Lost in the World,' a song from the rapper's 2010 album 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' that features Vernon.
Bonny Bear meets Bonnaroo.
Of course, we actually mean Bon Iver. The Best New Artist Grammy winner will join fellow trophy-taker Skrillex at the Bonnaroo Festival, which sports a particularly stellar lineup this year.
Bon Iver caused quite a stir when the band took home the Best New Artist Grammy instead of a certain Nicki Minaj. The 'Roman Reloaded' rapper's Barbz weren't the only ones in a tizzy. A lot of the world had no idea who Bon Iver was (including Minaj herself, who, at the nominations concert, pronounced his name phonetically: "Bohn Eye-vuhr"), and even the ones who did were unimpressed with
Indie darlings Bon Iver had the chance to perform at this year's Grammys, but despite winning both Best New Artist and Best Alternative Album for their sophomore LP, 'Bon Iver, Bon Iver,' the band doesn't regret turning the opportunity down.
Former 'X Factor' contestant Drew, who was one of PopCrush's favorites to win the debut season of the reality singing competition, released a new YouTube video offering a gorgeous cover of Bon Iver's 'Skinny Love.' In case you are not familiar with the Wisconsin-based band, it's a folk rock outfit beloved by Adele and done right by Drew in this cover.