SOTD: Nothing Compares 2 U – Sinéad O’Connor

Check out the hit song Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinéad O’Connor on her birthday. Its a cover version of a song written by Prince.

“In 1991, Sinead O’Connor boycotted the Grammy ceremony and refused her award for Best Alternative Album, Best Record of the Year and Best Alternative Musical Performance, stating that her absence was a protest against the extreme commercialism of the Grammy Awards. It was the first time in Grammy history that an artist refused to accept an award.” Link

Here is her controversial video from Saturday Night Live where she tore up the picture of the Pope and which pretty much ended her career.

Here is the full video. Embedding is disabled for the video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCOIQOGXOg0

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