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Muse Live Performance Featured In NCAA March “Madness” Campaign

Other than the final score, some of the biggest stories surrounding the Super Bowl each year involve the commercials. With advertisers shelling out in excess of $4 million for thirty seconds of air time, viewers […]

02/05/2013

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GRAMMY® Gourmet: Scott Ian of Anthrax

Scott Ian is no stranger to the GRAMMY Awards. His band Anthrax have been nominated three times in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category since its introduction in 1990. This year they’ve garnered their fourth, […]

02/04/2013

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Britt Nicole’s GRAMMY® Winners Playlist

Britt Nicole, a first-time GRAMMY nominee herself at the 55th Annual Awards for her album Gold, sent in a playlist of her favorite GRAMMY winning tracks of all time. It’s an eclectic mix of rock, ballads, […]

02/04/2013

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GRAMMYs® Add Bruno Mars, Sting and Rihanna Collaboration

Billed as a special performance, the Recording Academy announced today, Monday, February 4, that previously announced performer Rihanna will join Bruno Mars and Sting for a special performance on the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. No […]

02/04/2013

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Lynyrd Skynyrd On Playing The 2005 GRAMMYs: ‘Jimmy Page Was In The Front Row – Whoa!’

The GRAMMYs and rock and roll have always had an uneasy relationship. While some iconic rockers like Bruce Springsteen and U2 have shelves full of GRAMMYs, many others have never won a single one. Proud […]

02/01/2013

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Behind The Song: Anthrax’s ‘I’m Alive’

Anthrax’s “I’m Alive” has had a long road to the GRAMMYs. There song has gone through changes to the title and lyrics, the band went through three singers and the country has a different President […]

02/01/2013

Whitney Houston waves to the crowd at the 36th Annual Grammy Awards in 1994 after she won Record of the Year for 'I'll Always Love You,' and Album of the Year for 'The Bodyguard' soundtrack. (POOL/AFP/Getty Images)

New Whitney Houston Doc To Air Before GRAMMYs

With less than 24 hours before the GRAMMYs were set to go live, Whitney Houston passed away. In a new one-hour special, fans get a behind-the-scenes look at how last year’s show was able to […]

01/31/2013

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Behind The Song: Muse’s “Madness”

Although they’re a mere trio, the larger-than-life sounds produced by British prog-rockers Muse carry the weight of bands twice their size. An arena rock band to the core, Muse’s musical dexterity has earned them comparisons […]

01/31/2013

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Behind The Song: Tamia “Beautiful Surprise”

Tamia’s GRAMMY nod for “Beautiful Surprise” was no surprise to songwriter Claude Kelly. While Kelly is celebrated for his work with pop stars (Ke$ha, Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston, Backstreet Boys and others) he was sure there was […]

01/30/2013

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Inside the Album of the Year: Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’

“They’re the British bluegrass guys!” “They’re folk-rock on steroids!” “The little banjo band that could.” Those are some of the ways that Radio.com‘s panel of music experts described six-time GRAMMY-nominated band Mumford & Sons, whose […]

01/30/2013

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Conor Maynard Takes On GRAMMY’s® Female Nominees

Who deserves to win the Best Pop Solo Performance award at the 55th Annual GRAMMYs? It’s a tough call — the field is full of amazing hit tracks, all sung by female artists. Who could […]

01/29/2013

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Jack White, The Lumineers, Ed Sheeran And Elton John Added To GRAMMY Line-Up

With this year’s star-studded 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards already boasting an all-star line-up of performers including fun., the Black Keys and Mumford and Sons, it has been announced that rockers Jack White, the Lumineers and […]

01/24/2013

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Miranda Lambert Confirms GRAMMY Performance During Interview On ‘The Talk’

During an interview on The Talk this week, Miranda Lambert revealed that she has been added to the list of performers at the 55th GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 10. The “feisty queen of country music” (as The Talk cohost Sharon Osbourne described her) […]

01/23/2013

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Inside the Album of the Year: Frank Ocean ‘Channel Orange’

Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange was one of the most eagerly anticipated albums of 2012. After 2011’s highly acclaimed nostalgia, ULTRA mixtape, expectations incredibly high for Ocean’s debut album. Channel Orange didn’t disappoint: by year’s end, […]

01/23/2013

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REWIND: You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band

Among the big GRAMMY nominees this year there’s one stand out: the fiddle. Or the violin if you’re not feeling all that country. From Album of the Year nominees Mumford & Sons, fun. and Jack […]

01/22/2013

Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes: GRAMMY® Winners Playlist

When it comes to GRAMMY-winning songs from years past, what are your favorites? We asked that very question to some of today’s biggest and brightest musicians, and got some fantastic GRAMMY-winner playlists in return. Blake Shelton made […]

01/22/2013

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The Black Keys’ Notes On Success: ‘Never Feel Like You’re Entitled To It’

Despite not releasing an album in 2012, the Black Keys dominated the year in a lot of ways. The most surprising thing, however, is the feasibility of the rock duo doing the same thing in […]

01/21/2013

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Vote Now! GRAMMY Live: The Gig Of A Lifetime

The Gig of a Lifetime is up for grabs! Check to see if your favorite local band was nominated and cast your VOTEto help their dream of performing at GRAMMY Live! Gig of a Lifetime […]

01/21/2013

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Deadmau5 Headlines Post-GRAMMY EDM Bash For Children’s Hospital

EDM superstar Deadmau5 is set to headline a special post-GRAMMYS benefit concert on February 10 at the House of Blues on Sunset in West Hollywood to support Children’s Orthopedic Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. […]

01/18/2013

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Samuel L. Jackson Covers Taylor Swift

It may not be a full, true cover song, but superstar Samuel L. Jackson performed a rather poetic version of Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” on a radio show in the UK. A listener called […]

01/17/2013

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Carrie Underwood To Perform At 55th GRAMMY Awards

The list of performers at this year’s GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 10 is growing. In addition to the previously announced names, including Taylor Swift, the Black Keys, fun., Mumford & Sons, and Rihanna, you can now add Carrie Underwood. […]

01/17/2013

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Behind The Song: Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

From country ballads to frenzied dubstep and vibrant dance-pop concoctions, Taylor Swift’s latest album Red is a variety pack of emotion and energy. Yet one thing that binds so many of her songs together is their undeniable catchiness. She […]

01/16/2013

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Inside The Album Of The Year: Jack White ‘Blunderbuss’

After spearheading three successful rock bands (The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather), starting a record label (Third Man Records) and producing albums for legendary artists (Loretta Lynn and Wanda Jackson), it seemed […]

01/16/2013

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Behind The Song: Hunter Hayes “Wanted”

Hunter Hayes‘ GRAMMY nominated song “Wanted” began simply as a way to tell a girl he was interested. “‘Wanted’ is very much a love letter. It was written basically just to tell a girl how […]

01/16/2013

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Behind The Song: Gotye “Somebody That I Used To Know”

It was hard to go anywhere in 2012 without hearing Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know.” It comes as no surprise the track has been nominated for Record of the Year and Best Pop […]

01/16/2013

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton: GRAMMY® Winners Playlist

With the GRAMMY Awards only weeks away, we asked some of our favorite artists to make playlists of their favorite GRAMMY-winning songs from years past. Country star, Voice coach, and social media funnyguy Blake Shelton created a list that does a […]

01/14/2013

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What’s That Song: Shiny Toy Guns

In this edition of What’s That Song, Los Angeles based rock band Shiny Toy Guns took on the task of identifying several GRAMMY Record of the Year winners from the past. It is one of the oldest […]

01/14/2013

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Conor Maynard: GRAMMY® Winners Playlist

We asked a few of our favorite artists to make playlists for us of their favorite GRAMMY winning songs from the past. British R&B singer Conor Maynard, whose new album Contrast was just released in the […]

01/14/2013

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REWIND: It’s Carly Rae Jepsen’s World

The GRAMMYs’ Song of the Year category honors the very best in songwriting — and for the 55th Annual Awards, that includes the Canadian team who penned Carly Rae Jepsen’s“Call Me Maybe.” What you may […]

01/14/2013

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Style Files: Shades Of GRAMMY Red Carpets Past

There is no other awards show with a red carpet as eclectic and daring as the GRAMMYs. In the past it’s hosted everything from traditional evening wear to see-through and down-to-there outfits. From Jennifer Lopez’s […]

01/11/2013

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