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Who Will Have the Song of the Summer?

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“Song of the Summer” is one of the most talked-about honorifics in pop music. The beginning of summer is the perfect time to release a breezy, upbeat hit destined to dominate radio for months on end. Last year’s winner, “Fancy,” was no exception. But what song will take the crown this year? Here are some contenders: Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick ...

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The Grammy 2015 Winner List: Sam Smith, Beck Win Big

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2015 Grammy winners: Album of the Year Beck – “Morning Phase” Record Of The Year “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith Song Of The Year “Stay With Me,” Steve Fitzmaurice, Rodney Jerkins & Jimmy Napes. (Artist: Sam Smith) Pop Vocal Album “In the Lonely Hour,” Sam Smith Best New Artist Sam Smith Pop Solo Performance “Happy (Live),” Pharrell Williams ...

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Pre-Show: Beyoncé, Eminem, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar Winners In Grammy ‘Premiere’ Ceremony

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The Grammys pre-telecast has never exactly been popular viewing. Even the Recording Academy knows that the online broadcast, held at the Nokia Center, is a bit of a snooze. Rebranded this year as the “Premiere Ceremony,” this year’s iteration features about 70 awards and Hunter Hayes as host. At over 4 hours in length, the Premiere Ceremony is a lot to take in, so ...

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Grammy Controversy: Does Iggy Azalea Have A Shot At Winning Best Rap Album?

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There’s no denying Iggy Azalea’s commercial success. She had a seven-week number-one with “Fancy,” half-a-million albums sold, and smash features on T.I.’s “No Mediocre” and Ariana Grande’s “Problem.” Billboard acknowledged the rapper as their Top New Artist of 2014, above other massive breakouts like Sam Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer. In Iggy’s own words, “It’s Iggy Season.” It’s also ...

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