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55th Grammy Awards – round-up

Written by admin on February 11, 2013 – 9:05 am -

Paul McCartney, the Beach Boys, Bonnie Raitt and Dr John were among the veteran winners at last night’s 55th Grammy Awards.

The annual awards show was broadcast live from Los Angeles’ Staples Center.

55th Grammy Awards

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55th Annual GRAMMY Awards – Nominations round-up

Written by admin on December 6, 2012 – 10:31 pm -

Nominations for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards were announced last night on a CBS television special that aired live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Leading the nominations, with six each, were The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, Fun., Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, and Kanye West. The Black Keys, Chick Corea and Miguel each received five nominations.

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The 2011 Grammy Hall of Fame inductees

Written by admin on December 10, 2010 – 10:13 am -

The Beatles, Fats Domino, Otis Redding and Joan Baez are among the artists whose recordings will be entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011.

The Grammy Hall of Fame Award was established by The Recording Academy’s National Trustees in 1973. The aim was to “honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old.” To date, 881 recordings have been inducted.

2011 Grammy Hall of Fame

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2010

Written by admin on March 16, 2010 – 7:55 am -

The 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony took place last night at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City.

Inductees in the performer category were:

ABBA – inducted by The Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb

Abba’s Frida Lyngstad and Benny Andersson accepted the award. Bandmates Bjorn Ulvaeus and Agnetha Faltskog couldn’t make the ceremony.

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