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Originally posted 01/13/2011 08:35AM
Let there be music!
The Grammy Awards, which is known for its staggering array of performances, including unexpected collaborations and pairings, has announced its initial slate of performers, with six of this year's Grammy nominees already scheduled to take the stage at the Feb. 13 award show.
Those six acts – the first group of performers confirmed for the CBS telecast – are Eminem, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert, Katy Perry, Arcade Fire and Cee Lo Green.
Eleven-time Grammy winner Eminem leads the pack of Grammy hopefuls with 10 nominations. Gaga has six. Green and Perry have four each, and Arcade Fire and Lambert three each.
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles – and be broadcast live on CBS.
Originally posted 12/06/2010 04:15PM
From a meat-dress-wearing diva to a rapper to a country trio and beyond, this year's Grammy nominations in the top Album of the Year catergory are diverse to say the least.
The trophies won't be handed out until Feb. 13, but that doesn't mean you can't weigh in on your favorite of the five nominated choices.
Arcade Fire's The Suburbs
The album by the Canadian indie rockers was released in August and was described by frontman Win Butler as "a mix of the Depeche Mode and Neil Young." It drew two other nods this year: Best Alternative Music Album and Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals.
Originally posted 12/01/2010 11:10PM
This year, the Grammy Awards are spreading the wealth.
Fronting a diverse array of nominees, rapper Eminem led the pack with a total 10 nominations, including nods in such major categories as Album of the Year and Record of the Year, it was announced Wednesday night.
Not far behind: Bruno Mars, with seven nominations, including several as a songwriter, while Lady Gaga and country trio Lady Antebellum each earned six nominations, including one for Album of the Year for their stirring single "Need You Now."
Originally posted 10/12/2010 02:45PM
It will be a rap vs. country music showdown at this year's American Music Awards: Eminem and Lady Antebellum are each nominated for five trophies at the ceremony.
The artists lead the pack of nominees, which were announced Tuesday morning.
Close behind, Tween star Justin Bieber earned four nods – while B.o.B., Katy Perry, Ke$ha and Usher received three nominations. And Taylor Swift was nominated in the country favorite female category.
A lively telecast, this year's AMAs, which will be broadcast from L.A.'s Nokia Theater on Nov. 21 (8 p.m. ET), will feature performances by nominee Usher, Pink and Bon Jovi, with more performers and presenters to be reveled in the coming weeks.
For the fourth year, fans can determine the winners, voting for their favorites on the show's official Web site. – Michelle Ward
Originally posted 10/08/2010 03:55PM
S--- my dad says? Not if your dad's Eminem.
The rapper may use R-rated lyrics in his rhymes, but around the house the mouth stays clean.
"I'm a parent. I have daughters," Eminem, 37, tells 60 Minutes in an interview airing Sunday. "I don't cuss. I mean, how would I really sound, as a person … walking around my house [saying] 'Bitch, pick this up,' you know what I mean?"
Eminem, who has a daughter Hailie, 14, with ex-wife Kim, is also bringing up Lainey, daughter of Kim's sister, and Whitney, Kim's daughter from a previous relationship.
Originally posted 09/13/2010 10:20AM
In true MTV fashion, Sunday night's Video Music Awards celebrated the top entertainers in the industry – and not just thanks to the 16 awards handed out.
Radio regulars like Eminem and newcomers like Florence + the Machine charged L.A.'s Nokia Theatre stage with full-energy performances of their respective hits, earning their spots in the limelight on the night of the Moonman.
BoB rocked two of his singles, "Nothin' On You" and "Airplanes" with Bruno Mars and Hayley Williams, respectively. Decked out in a black-and-white suit combo, Drake brought the swank with fellow music makers Mary J. Blige and Swizz Beatz in a performance of his song, "Fancy." Eminem was joined on stage with his duet partner, Rihanna, who launched into summer anthem "Love the Way You Lie" after his powerhouse performance of "Not Afraid."
Originally posted 08/06/2010 09:05AM
Originally posted 08/03/2010 12:45PM
Lady Gaga wasn't the only artist to get good news from MTV Tuesday.
Eminem racked up eight MTV Video Music Award nominations, making him the year's most nominated male artist, the network announced.
"Apparently MTV doesn't care that I have two massive stadium shows on the other side of the country the day after the VMAs. F me, right?!?!," says the rapper, who's up for Best Male and Best Hip Hop Videos. "I mean, I'll be there but don't expect me to be nice about it."
Originally posted 06/17/2010 01:25PM
It's been a long battle for Eminem, whose latest album Recovery is dedicated to the addictions he overcame to Vicodin, Valium, Ambien and Methadone.
The rapper, 37, born Marshall Mathers, has said that at one point, he was taking up to 20 pills a day.
"I used to get pills wherever I could," he tells the New York Times. "I was just taking anything that anybody was giving to me."
Originally posted 01/02/2010 07:00AM
Elton John is there for Eminem, who is battling a drug problem.
"I've been helping Eminem over the last 18 months and he's doing brilliantly," John says, reports the British Press Association.
Speaking to BBC Radio 5 in the U.K. on Saturday, Sir Elton, 62, who has freely spoken about his own past issues with substance abuse, said: "I'm there if people want my help. If people ask for help you tell them where to go but there's no point advising people if they don't want to do it."
In May, Eminem admitted he'd suffered from a devastating drug addiction that led to him downing as many as 20 Vicodin, Ambien and Valium in a day.
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