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LL Cool J To Host 54th Annual Grammy Awards On CBS

The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that LL Cool J is set to host the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12. LL Cool J, who has hosted “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!” since its inception in 2008, will be the first official host of the show in seven years.


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Kelly Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Taylor Swift To Perform At 54th Annual Grammy Awards

Foo Fighters and Bruno Mars both have six Grammy nominations, including album of the year. And now both acts will perform at the award show.


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Bronx-Born Jazz Musician Bobby Sanabria Sues Over Grammy Category Cuts

Latin jazz artist Bobby Sanabria is leading a class action lawsuit against the Recording Academy to ensure other inspiring artists get their big break after 31 cultural and ethnic categories were cut from the Grammy Awards.


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Ja Rule Will Go To Prison In June In NYC Gun Case

On Wednesday, a judge set a June 8 date for the platinum-selling rapper-actor’s sentencing.


LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13:  Singer Rihanna performs onstage during the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Preview: 53rd Grammy Awards

Some of the biggest names in music will walk down the red carpet for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards. This year’s show will feature new performers and living legends, Sandra Hughes reports.


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Lady Gaga On Critics: ‘They Want To See Me Fail’

The pop-star sensation told 60 Minutes that she’s aware the more successful she becomes, the more of a critical target she is, too.


2011 Grammy Nominees With Tri-State Roots

GRAMMY Awards: Local Expert Predictions

With days to go before the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, there’s plenty of speculation about what the big night will bring. In preparation for this Sunday’s show, CBSNewYork spoke to a local music expert for his picks for who can win big.

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Manhattan Native Lady Gaga Sees Grammy Gold

The incredibly quirky diva won three GRAMMYs on Sunday, Feb. 13.


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NYC Songstress Alica Keys Branches Out With Rap Nods

The soulful beauty that hails from right here in New York City, continues to prove that she has nearly limitless talent to offer to the music industry.

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Country music artists Toby Keith. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Trends: Toby Keith’s American Ride To The Grammys

(CBS Music Staff) – All-American Toby Keith has landed a nomination at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards for Best Male Country Vocal Performance. Could this be the first time in his eighteen-year career for a […]


Singer Gretchen Wilson. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Trends: Gretchen Wilson Would Love To Be A Winner

(CBS Music Staff) – The year 2011 sees former winner Gretchen Wilson continuing her Grammy history with a nomination for the album track “I’d Love To Be Your Last” in the category of Best Female […]


(credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images) Trends: Carrie Underwood’s Grammy List Plays On

(CBS Music Staff) – She may only have six years in the spotlight behind her, but Carrie Underwood is an old hand at the Grammys. Her latest nomination is for “Temporary Home” in the Best […]


Florence and the Machine (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images) Trends: Florence Takes On The Grammys

(CBS Music Staff) – In what may be the pinnacle of a relatively short career so far, Florence + the Machine has been nominated for Best New Artist at the upcoming 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. […]


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Jay-Z Eyes More Grammy Wins

(Matt Sheret) – Jay-Z is likely to be one of the big winners at this year’s Grammy Awards. Eminem is the only other performer in the field with the kind of reach that rap’s premier […]


Mumford and Sons. (credit: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images) Trends: Can Mumford And Sons Win A Grammy (Or Two)?

Any band that has more Grammy Award nominations than albums has to be doing something right, and that’s exactly where English folk stars Mumford & Sons find themselves. Their debut (and only) album, Sigh No […]