Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations with nine, but left-of-center hip-hop stars Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were among a group of young performers who took many of the major nominations.
Macklemore and Lewis' gay marriage anthem "Same Love" was among song of the year nominees and the Seattle rap crew joined Los Angeles rapper Lamar with seven nominations apiece, including best album and best new artist of the year. Pharrell Williams had four major nominations among his...Read Full Story
Kanye West was nominated for two Grammy awards on Friday night as a part of CBS' "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!" He received nominations for Best Rap Album for "Yeezus" and Best Rap Song for his single "New Slaves." West was notably not nominated for Album of Year for "Yeezus," which was largely praised by critics.
Hosted by LL Cool J at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre, the live show featured performances by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Drake, Lorde, and Robin Thicke, among others. Other...Read Full Story
Despite a last minute performance cancellation due to scheduling complications, Drake received four Grammy nominations for Best Rap Performance with "Started From The Bottom," Best Rap Song with "Started From The Bottom" and Best Rap Album with "Nothing Was The Same."
Drake's third studio album, "Nothing Was The Same," debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200, and has sold over one million copies since its release. Tracks such as "Started From The Bottom" and "Hold On, We're Going Home...Read Full Story
Robin Thicke performed "Blurred Lines" with the unlikely accompaniment of T.I. and a few members of Earth, Wind & Fire at the CBS Grammy nomination concert, hosted in Los Angeles on Friday night. The singer notably abstained from dressing as a nightmarish Footlocker associate and opted to grind with the guitar player in lieu of scantily clad models.
The unofficial song of the summer was, once again, the highlight of the evening, despite the fact its long-winded controversy including a lawsuit...Read Full Story
Daft Punk, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Bruno Mars and Robin Thicke were nominated for the Grammy Awards' Record of the Year trophy at "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!" on Friday night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
The 56th annual Grammy Awards ceremony will take place on Jan. 26, 2014.
The Record of the Year category at the Grammys "recognizes the artist’s performance as well as the overall contributions of the producer(s), recording engineer(s) and/or mixer(s) if other than the...Read Full Story
The 2013 Grammy Awards were held on February 10, 2013 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. See more about the 2013 Grammy Awards here.