JUSTIN BIEBER: With hits like 'Boyfriend' and his top-selling 'Believe' album, Bieber seemed to be heading straight toward a Grammy nomination. "The kid deserved it. Grammy board u blew it on this one," Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun, tweeted after the shutout. Was Bieber, 18, overlooked because of his age? It 's not impossible for a young artist to take home a Grammy (Adele won best new artist at 20), but the trick is to appeal to everyone, from ages 8 to 80.