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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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Frank Ocean In Six-Way Tie For Most GRAMMY Noms

He stands with Kanye West, Jay-Z, The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, fun., and Mumford & Sons as the six artists who have six nominations each, topping all other artists.

12/06/2012

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fun. Dominates Grammy Nominations

Cliches be damned, it was a fun. night at the GRAMMY Nominations Concert on CBS, with the band performing and getting nominations in all four major categories: Album, Song and Record of the Year, and Best New Artist. Kelly Clarkson, The Black Keys and Frank Ocean all grabbed multiple nominations as well.

12/05/2012

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Are fun. The GRAMMYs’ Biggest Weirdos?

“I was worried, when we first decided this was going to be the band name about all the negative puns that would happen,” singer Nate Ruess says. “Like, ‘This is no fun at all!’

12/05/2012

Will The Lumineers get a GRAMMY nod? You'll have to watch and see! (Photo courtesy of Dualtone Records)

The Lumineers, Janelle Monae, Sheryl Crow and More To Join Tonight’s GRAMMY Nominations Concert

They join previously announced performers fun., Maroon 5, Ne-Yo and Luke Bryan, along with Taylor Swift, who is sharing the night’s hosting duties with LL Cool J.

12/05/2012

Fun., Ne-Yo Join GRAMMY Line-up

The ‘GRAMMY Nominations Concert – LIVE!’ in Nashville, TN has added two more big names to its lineup.

12/04/2012

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Tom & Maria’s KOOL Quiz

You’re most likely to do this if you live in Iowa, and least likely if you live in Nevada. What is it? ANSWER: Graduate from high school. 89 percent of Iowans do it, but only […]

11/29/2012

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Random Act Of Kindness

What have you done today for someone? For no reason, other than to just do it because it is the RIGHT thing to do. You see the people ringing the bell at the malls, the […]

11/28/2012

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SAY “THANK YOU” TODAY

Last night, I stopped by the Apple Store to pick up a new computer. My kids are always using my laptop, so it was time to cave in and get one for the kids. I […]

11/14/2012

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Nearly Impossible Quiz

  Ten million American families don’t have one of these — an increase of nearly a million since 2009. What are they? (Answer posted at 9:30)

09/13/2012

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