"I propose that the best way to honor the inimitable Quincy Jones, my father, on his 80th birthday is not to discuss his unmatched career." - Rashida Jones
Many of the top nominees in the scattered field for the 55th Grammy Awards took home trophies from Sunday afternoon's pre-telecast ceremony at the Nokia Theater.
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.
The Latin Recording Academy has extended its pact with Univision to televise the Latin Grammy Awards for another six years.
The Vegas oddsmakers were right: Adele was a sure thing at this year's Grammy Awards.
Ratings surge should continue with Adele's help
When the Recording Academy announced last spring it was reducing the number of Grammy categories by almost a third, it didn't take long for artists to get up in arms.
Since 1995, the Recording Academy has compliled annual CD sampler releases spotlighting the major Grammy Award nominees in the weeks prior to the show.
Viewership of the Grammy Awards not only soared 35% over last year, but the kudocast once again flexed its muscles with plenty of residual sales bumps for nominated and performing artists.
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Son of God
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The LEGO Movie
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