18 Jan 2012

LL Cool J Nabs Grammy Awards Hosting Gig ! First In 7 Years!

CBS is breaking tradition by borrowing LL Cool J from its drama “NCIS: LA” to host its forthcoming telecast of the 2012 Grammy Awards. He’ll be the first to host the show in seven years.

The rapper, who turned 44 this week, has hosted the live Grammy nominations concert show each year since 2008, but this is his first time taking the reins of the award show itself.

“I’m thrilled to be part of Music’s Biggest Night,” he said in a statement. “I will always have fond memories of my first Grammy Awards and to now be hosting the Grammy show, in the company of so many other incredible artists, is a dream come true.”

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02 Dec 2011

2012 Grammy Awards: Nominations

Album of the Year
Adele, 21
The Foo Fighters, Wasting Light
Lady Gaga, Born This Way
Bruno Mars, Doo-Wops and Hooligans
Rihanna, Loud

Record of the Year
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
Bon Iver, “Holocene”
Bruno Mars, “Grenade”
Mumford & Sons, “The Cave”
Katy Perry, “Firework”

Song of the Year
Kanye West, “All of the Lights”
Mumford & Sons, “The Cave”
Bruno Mars, “Grenade”
Bon Iver, “Holocene”
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”

Best New Artist
The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

Best Pop Solo Performance
“Someone Like You” — Adele
“Yoü And I” — Lady Gaga
“Grenade” — Bruno Mars
“Firework” — Katy Perry
“F***in’ Perfect” — Pink

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
“Body And Soul” — Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse
“Dearest” — The Black Keys
“Paradise” — Coldplay
“Pumped Up Kicks” — Foster The People
“Moves Like Jagger” — Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

Best Dance Recording
“Raise Your Weapon” — Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech
“Barbra Streisand” — Duck Sauce
“Sunshine” — David Guetta & Avicii
“Call Your Girlfriend” — Robyn
“Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites” — Skrillex
“Save The World” — Swedish House Mafia

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Zonoscope, Cut/Copy
4×4=12, Deadmau5
Nothing But The Beat, David Guetta
Body Talk, Pt. 3, Robyn
Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites, Skrillex

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Duets II, Tony Bennett & Various Artists
The Gift, Susan Boyle
In Concert On Broadway, Harry Connick Jr.
Music Is Better Than Words, Seth MacFarlane
What Matters Most – Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman, Barbra Streisand

Best Rock Performance
“Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall” — Coldplay
“Down By The Water” — The Decemberists
“Walk” — Foo Fighters
“The Cave” — Mumford & Sons
“Lotus Flower” — Radiohead

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
“On The Backs Of Angels” — Dream Theater
“White Limo” — Foo Fighters
“Curl Of The Burl” — Mastodon
“Public Enemy No. 1″ — Megadeth
“Blood In My Eyes” — Sum 41

Best Rock Album
Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Honoring Les Paul — Jeff Beck
Wasting Light — Foo Fighters
Come Around Sundown — Kings Of Leon
I’m With You — Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Whole Love — Wilco

Best Alternative Music Album
Bon Iver — Bon Iver
Codes and Keys — Death Cab For Cutie
Torches — Foster The People
Circuital — My Morning Jacket
The King of Limbs — Radiohead

Best Traditional R&B Performance
“Sometimes I Cry” — Eric Benét
“Fool For You” — Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona
“Radio Message” — R. Kelly
“Good Man” — Raphael Saadiq
“Surrender” — Betty Wright & The Roots

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21 Jul 2011

2011 VMA Nominees (List Inside)!

MTV has just announced its list of nominees for the 2011 Video Music Awards.Katy Perry (9), Adele (7) and Kanye West (7) lead the way for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards nominations.

Best Pop Video
– Adele – Rolling In The Deep
-Britney Spears – Till The World Ends
-Bruno Mars – Grenade
-Katy Perry – Last Friday Night (TGIF)
– Pitbull ft. Ne-Yo – Give Me Everything

Best Rock Video
– Cage The Elephant – Shake Me Down
– Foo Fighters – Walk
– Foster The People – Pumped Up Kicks
– Mumford And Sons – The Cave
– The Black Keys – Howlin’ For You

Best Hip-Hop Video
– Chris Brown ft. Busta Rhymes & Lil Wayne – Look At Me Now
– Kanye West – All Of The Lights
– Lil Wayne – 6 Foot 7 Foot
– Lupe Fiasco – The Show Goes On
– Nicki Minaj – Super Bass

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27 Apr 2011

Lollapalooza’s 2011 Lineup

The Lollapalooza Lineup For 2011 has now been announced, so now we know who the festival headliners are.

This is a special year for the event, as it is the 20th anniversary, which is why the likes of Coldplay, Eminem, Foo Fighters and Muse has been brought in to do what they do best.

The event is to take place on August 5-7 at Chicago’s Grant Park, with 126 acts expected to attend.

Will you be attending?

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26 Apr 2011

Coldplay among Lollapalooza headliners

Coldplay, My Morning Jacket, Deadmau5 and A Perfect Circle will join previously reported headliners Eminem, Foo Fighters and Muse at Lollapalooza on Aug. 5-7 in Grant Park, the festival will announce Tuesday.

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