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Jan 28

Grammys 2018 Winners’ List: Bruno Mars goes six for six

The Recording AcademyDespite going into the Grammys with eight nominations, JAY Z was completely shut out.  The big winner was Bruno Mars, who won six of the six Grammys he was nominated for.  Kendrick Lamar won four out of the seven Grammys he was nominated for.  Here are the winners: Record of the Year“24K Magic” …

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Jan 28

Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar are big winners in pre-telecast Grammy ceremony

The Recording AcademyThere are 84 Grammy categories, which is why most of the awards are handed out in a pre-telecast ceremony.  Bruno Mars, who went into the night with six nominations, is emerging as a big winner, having scored three Grammys already, included Best R&B Album for 24K Magic.  Kendrick Lamar, who went into the …

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Nov 28

JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars lead 60th Annual Grammy nominations

Courtesy of the Recording AcademyJAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars have reason to celebrate this morning.  They’re all among the leading nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards, announced this morning on CBS This Morning with help from singer Andra Day. JAY-Z leads with eight nominations, including Album of the Year for 4:44 and Record …

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Oct 25

Rock and roll pioneer Fats Domino, dead at 89

Clive Limpkin/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesFats Domino, whose piano-driven R&B hits more than 60 years ago helped define rock and roll, has died in New Orleans.  He was 89. Domino died Wednesday morning, surrounded by family and friends, according to his daughter. Born Antoine Domino, Jr. in New Orleans, he was nicknamed “Fats” early on in …

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Oct 12

Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Drake, Chainsmokers, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd lead 2017 American Music Awards nominees

Dick Clark ProductionsBruno Mars has a lot to like this morning.  The “That’s What I Like” singer’s earned a leading eight American Music Awards nominations, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Pop/Rock and Soul R&B Artist and more.  It’s all on the strength of his 24K Magic album, which also earned nods for favorite …

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May 09

The Grammy Awards will return to New York for their 60th anniversary

Courtesy The Recording AcademyIn 2018, the Grammy Awards will be held in New York City for the first time in 15 years. Normally, the awards show is held in L.A., but since this is the Grammys’ 60th Anniversary, something special was called for.  The show will be broadcast live on both coasts from New York’s …

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Mar 18

Rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry, dead at 90

Yuri Martianov/Kommersant via Getty ImagesRock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry is dead at age 90, according to St. Charles County, Missouri police. No cause of death was given. A post Saturday just before 6:00 p.m. ET on the police department’s Facebook page reads, “St. Charles County police responded to a medical emergency on Buckner Road …

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Feb 13

Grammys 2017 — the performances

Bruno Mars performs a tribute to Prince; Monty Brinton/CBSAs usual, Sunday night’s Grammy Awards were less about the awards, and more about the performances, as unexpected artists duetted with one another, and artists who perhaps weren’t household names going into the show proved why they were nominated in the first place. Here’s rundown of who …

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Feb 12

Bowie Is Big Early Winner at Grammys; Adele, Drake and Beyonce Also Win During Pre-Ceremony

Courtesy the Recording AcademyThe Grammy Awards telecast hasn’t begun yet, but David Bowie already is a big winner.  The late rock legend has already won four Grammys during the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony, when awards in 70 categories were given out before the start of the main event at 8 p.m. ET. Bowie’s final album, …

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Jan 27

Neil Young, Jackson Browne, Rush's Lee & Lifeson to Induct Rock Hall Class of 2017

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 2017Tickets for the 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which will be held at Brooklyn, New York’s Barclays Center on April 7, will go on sale Friday, February 3 at 10 a.m. Eastern time. A release from the Rock Hall notes that Citi cardmembers can get …

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