Fri February 8, 2013
The Record

In A Diverse World, Grammy Sticks To Its Values

Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 2:48 pm

Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys performs in England last August. Along with five nominations for his band, Auerbach is nominated for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical division.
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If you took one song each from the artists likely to walk away with Grammy awards on Sunday night, you'd have a pretty decent playlist.

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Thu February 7, 2013
The Record

Why Al Walser Got A Grammy Nomination And Justin Bieber Didn't

Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 2:49 pm

Justin Bieber on stage in December. Bieber's 2012 album Believe, despite selling over 1,000,000 copies, wasn't nominated for a single Grammy Award.
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Among the hundreds of musicians vying for Grammy Awards this year is Al Walser, a Los Angeles-based disc jockey and singer whose song "I Can't Live Without You" is nominated in the best dance single category. Walser is not a widely known name — many Grammy nominees aren't — but he's competing in a category against some of pop music's heaviest hitters.

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Mon December 10, 2012
The Record

Grammy Nominations 2012: The Comedown

Originally published on Mon December 10, 2012 10:32 am

Nate Ruess performs at the Grammy nominations concert on Dec. 5. Ruess's band, fun., was nominated for Album, Record and Song of the year.
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