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The 55th Grammy Awards kicked off at Staples Center Sunday afternoon with the announcement of the first winners at the pre-telecast ceremony at the Nokia Theatre.
"At the end of this show you kind of feel like you were in a fight, but you won," says veteran Grammy mixer John Harris.
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Since 1995, the Recording Academy has compliled annual CD sampler releases spotlighting the major Grammy Award nominees in the weeks prior to the show.