05:05 AM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 01/09/2013 11:25AM
Taylor Swift, Mumford & Sons, the Black Keys, Rihanna and fun. are among the first acts announced for the 55th annual Grammy Awards next month.
All are nominees and will join rapper-actor host LL Cool J to kick off the show, which will be broadcast live on CBS on Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. from the Los Angeles STAPLES Center.
Six artists (including fun. and Mumford & Sons) have been nominated this year for six Grammys each. The Black Keys have five nominations while Rihanna and Swift have three each.
Originally posted 12/06/2012 09:45AM
Where was the love for the heartthrobs?
That's the biggest question after both Justin Bieber and One Direction – two of this year's biggest sellers – were shut out when the nominations for the 55th annual Grammy Awards were announced last night in conjunction with a concert televised live from Nashville. Bieber seemed a good bet to at least grab a best pop vocal album nod for his hit Believe, while One Direction appeared to have an even better shot to make the best new artist cut.
Apparently there were no 12-year-old girls voting this year.
But those boys weren't the only ones snubbed by voters: Nicki Minaj and Lionel Richie both failed to get recognized for their hit albums Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded and Tuskegee, respectively. Richie, teaming up with country stars to remake his hits, appeared to have sure-fire bait for album of the year.
Originally posted 09/06/2012 03:40PM
This year's crop of MTV Video Music Award nominees range from dance hits like Nicki Minaj's "Starships," to the still maddeningly catchy "Call Me Maybe."
So who will emerge victorious at Thursday night's awards show?
Here are our picks for who should win … tell us who you think should take home moon men in the comments section below.
Originally posted 06/03/2012 10:45PM
No need for a long speech or laundry list of "thank you" shout-outs.
When Johnny Depp took the stage to accept the generation award at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, broadcast live from Los Angeles's Gibson Amphitheatre, the veteran actor showed off another one of his enviable talents.
Depp, 48, grabbed his guitar to jam with rock duo The Black Keys, who launched into their hit "Gold on the Ceiling."
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