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On Social Media, Jay-Z’s Jab Trumps Katy Perry’s Cleavage

On music’s biggest night, social media networks exploded with commentary, making the 55th GRAMMY Awards this year’s second-most popular event with close to 15.5 million interactions as reported by Trendrr, a social TV analytics provider […]

02/11/2013

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Frank Ocean Runs Through GRAMMY Performance

Frank Ocean literally ran though a performance of “Forrest Gump” for his debut GRAMMY set. Ocean performed in front of a screen that broadcast a video of his legs running throughout a barron land, much […]

02/10/2013

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REWIND: Picking The Best New Artist (Video)

How do the GRAMMYs do it? It’s hard enough to narrow it down to only five choices every year, but then they have to vote only one as THE best new artist for an entire […]

02/05/2013

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Alicia Keys, Maroon 5 And Frank Ocean Added As GRAMMY Performers

For music’s biggest night,  Alicia Keys and Maroon 5 are joining forces to set the stage ablaze with their Jagger-like moves. The two acts announced they are performing at this year’s GRAMMYs on February 10 and […]

01/31/2013

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Is There Room For Feelings In Hip-Hop?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Emotions in hip-hop aren’t exactly new. Tupac’s “Dear Mama” was one of […]

01/29/2013

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Inside the Album of the Year Nominee: 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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The Lumineers On GRAMMY Nominations And Dream Collaborations

When The Lumineers attended the GRAMMY Nominations concert last month in Nashville there were a few clues that led them to believe they might receive a nomination. “We were at the nominations ceremony and we […]

01/18/2013

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2013 GRAMMY Nominees: New Compilation Album

Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson and the guys of fun. are all teaming up for a brand new GRAMMY compilation album. In honor of the upcoming awards show the Recording Academy is releasing a 22-track record […]

01/08/2013

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GRAMMY Nominations 2013: The Biggest Surprises & The Takeaways

The theme of this year’s nominations could be taken in a number of ways, but when you look at the contenders up for all-powerful Album of the Year category, one thing is certain: it’s the year of the underdogs and the newcomers.

12/06/2012

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Stevie Wonder Apologizes For Anti-Gay Comments Involving Frank Ocean

The takeaway from a recent career-spanning interview with Stevie Wonder in The Guardian has been anti-gay comments he made in regards to R&B newcomer Frank Ocean, whose music has drawn a number of comparisons to Wonder’s. Now Wonder has clarified and apologized for those comments.

09/04/2012