Recording Academy Reveal First Couple of Grammy Categories, Nominees

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It’s that time once again. The time of year when the Grammys announce the nominees for the 2015 incarnation of the yearly award ceremony. Earlier this morning, the Recording Academy revealed the first set of categories and their nominees during CBS’s This Morning with the help of previous collaborators and nominees each, Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran.

Check out the first four categories below as well as their nominees.

Best Rock Song:

“Ain’t It Fun” – Paramore

“Blue Moon” – Beck

“Fever” – The Black Keys

“Gimme Something Good” – Ryan Adams

“Lazaretto” – Jack White

Best Rock Album:

Ryan Adams – Ryan Adams

Morning Phase – Beck


Turn Blue
– The Black Keys

Hypnotic Eye – 
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Songs of Innocence
– U2

Best Country Album:

Riser – Dierks Bentley

The Outsiders – Eric Church

12 Stories – Brandy Clark

Platinum – Miranda Lambert

The Way I’m Livin – Lee Ann Womack

Best Pop Vocal Album:

Ghost Stories – Coldplay

Bangerz – Miley Cyrus

My Everything – Ariana Grande

Prism – Katy Perry

X – Ed Sheeran

In The Lonely Hour – Sam Smith

Best Urban Contemporary Album:

Sail Out – Jhené Aiko

Beyoncé – Beyoncé

X – Chris Brown

Mali Is – Mali Music

G I R L – Pharrell

Record Of The Year:

“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX

“Chandelier,” Sia

“Stay With Me,” Sam Smith

“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift

“All About That Bass,”  Meghan Trainor

As for the rest if the 75 categories that have yet to be announced, the Recording Academy will announce the rest around 11 a.m. PST while the big award of Album of the Year will be announced around 7 p.m. PST as part of CBS’ A Very Grammy Christmas special airing tonight.

Guy Makes Documentary About Sneaking into Music Festivals

documentary_festivalAs music lovers, we can all admit that one of our biggest goals is to attend as many music festival, concerts, and events as possible so we can get a taste for every type of a venue a musician gets the chance to play at.

Sadly, money rules and most of our dreams walk when you realize how much it would be to go to as many music events we would like to.

Money and obstacles is one thing that Marcus Haney laughs at. Haney has allegedly snuck into over 50 music festivals since 2010 including some biggies such as Bonnaroo, Coachella, Glastonbury and according to Haney, even the Grammys.

In his full-length documentary, No Cameras Allowed, he documents the last four years in which he traveled across the United States sneaking into the aforementioned festivals. He reveals how he plots to get in and reveals what he does to get into the festivals which include making replica wristbands and sneaking in by security guards like “he owns the place.”

Takes balls.

In a recent interview, Haney explained the premise of the documentary, “The trailer makes the film out to be about a guy sneaking into festivals, but it’s really a coming of age story set in a music world.”

“It’s a love letter written to these festivals, in a way. And it shows them in such a great light that my goal is that people will see my film and then go and experience live music on their own. there’s no way you can translate the live music experience onto film.”

With that, we will agree. Check out the trailer to No Cameras Allowed.

Kendrick Lamar Responds to Macklemore’s Text

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When Macklemore Instagramed a snap shot of a text he had sent Kendrick Lamar about how he thought Lamar should have won the Grammy for “Best Rap Album,” other artists had an opinion about it (yes, we’re looking at you, Drake), but Lamar decided to stay quiet.

About a month after the annual peacock parade that was the Grammys, Lamar has finally spoken out about the message during an interview with Billboard. Unlike Drake, Lamar took the text with grace and was okay with it, instead of saying that it was just a publicity stunt and “felt fake.”

“That text surprised me, but Macklemore is a genuine dude,” Lamar said. “However it panned out, I wish him much success. He touched people’s souls, and no one can take that away. Really, the whole GRAMMY moment was incredible. Not everyone gets that shot.”

But that’s not the only good thing that has come out of the rapper’s camp. Yesterday, rumors started to circulate that he will be releasing a new album this September when the magazine spoke with Top Dawg Entertainment’s Anthony Tiffith. The new album will be a follow-up to the Grammy nominated, Good Kid, M.A.D.D. City.

Watch the Grammy Performances

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Missed a performance from 56th Annual Grammys?

Have no fear, we’re here, so if you happen to miss one or just want to re-watch another one, all you have to do is press play on one of the many videos below.

Enjoy! (PS, there are 20 videos)

Beyonce & Jay-Z, “Drunk in Love”

Lorde, “Royals”

Hunter Hayes, “Invisible”

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Keith Urban and Gary Clark Jr., “Cop Car”

Katy Perry feat. Juicy J, “Dark Horse”

Ringo Starr, “Photographs”

Robin Thicke & Chicago, ““Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?”/“Saturday in the Park”/“Blurred Lines”

Pink feat. Nate Ruess, “Try”/”Give Me a Reason”

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Kendrick Lamar feat. Imagine Dragons, “MAAD City”/ “Radioactive”

John Legend, “All of Me”

Kacey Musgraves, “Follow Your Arrow”

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Daft Punk feat. Stevie Wonder, Pharrell and Nile Rodgers, “Get Lucky”/”Le Freak”

Taylor Swift, “All Too Well”

Carole King and Sara Bareilles, “Brave”

Paul McCartney feat. Ringo Starr, “Queenie Eyes”

Metallica and Lang Lang, “One”

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert, Madonna and Queen Latifah, “Same Love”

Miranda Lambert and Billie Joe Armstrong, “When Will I Be Loved”

Nine Inch Nails/Queens of the Stone Age/Dave Grohl and Lindsay Buckingham, “Copy of A”/”My God is the Sun”

The 56th Annual Grammy Award Winners

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The Grammys are now officially underway with the red carpet arrivals, interviews, fashion and of course those pre-telecast winners. Beginning now, we will be live updating the winners list as the awards are handed out or received.

Keep checking in as we will try our hardest to keep the list of winners up to date.

2014 GRAMMY WINNERS:

Album of the Year: Daft Punk, Random Access Memories

Record of the Year: Daft Punk feat. Pharrell and Nile Rodgers, “Get Lucky”

Song of the Year: Lorde and Joel Little, “Royals”

Best Country Album: Kacey Musgraves, Same Trailer, Different Park

Best Pop Vocal Album: Bruno Mars, Unorthodox Jukebox

Best Pop Solo Performance: Lorde, “Royals”

Best Rock Song: Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, “Cut Me Some Slack”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Jay-Z feat. Justin Timberlake, “Holy Grail”

Best Pop Duo or Group Performance: Daft Punk feat. Pharrell and Nile Rodgers, “Get Lucky”

Best New Artist: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Rock Performance: Imagine Dragons, “Radioactive”

Best Rock Album: Led Zeppelin, “Celebration Day”

Best Alternative Music Album: Vampire Weekend, “Modern Vampires of the City”

Best Rap Performance: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz, “Thrift Shop”

Best Rap Album: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Heist

Best Rap Song: Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz), “Thrift Shop”

Best Country Solo Performance: Darius Rucker, “Wagon Wheel”

Best Country Song: Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves), “Merry Go ’round”

Best Metal Performance: Black Sabbath, “God is Dead?”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance: The Civil Wars, “From This Valley”

Best Music Video: Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z, “Suit & Tie”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Michael Bublé, To Be Loved

Best Pop Instrumental Album: Herb Alpert, “Stepping Out”

Best Traditional R&B Performance: Gary Clark Jr., “Please Come Home”

Best Urban Contemporary Album: Rihanna, “Unapologetic”

Best R&B Album: Alicia Keys, “Girl on Fire”

Best R&B Song (A Songwriters Award): James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake), “Pusher Lover Girl”

Best New Age Album: Laura Sullivan, Love’s River

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Terri Lyne Carrington, Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue

Best Improvised Jazz Solo: Wayne Shorter, soloist, “Orbits”

Best Jazz Vocal Album: Gregory Porter, Liquid Spirit

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Randy Brecker, Włodek Pawlik Trio & Kalisz Philharmonic, Night In Calisia

Best Latin Jazz Album: Paquito D’Rivera And Trio Corrente, Song For Maura

Best Gospel Album: Tye Tribbett, Greater Than (Live)

Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance: Tasha Cobbs, “Break Every Chain [Live]” and Tye Tribbett, “If He Did It Before… Same God [Live]”

Best Gospel Song: Tye Tribbett, songwriter (Tye Tribbett), “If He Did It Before… Same God [Live]”

Best Contemporary Christian Music Song: David Garcia, Ben Glover & Christopher Stevens, songwriters (Mandisa), “Overcomer”

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: Mandisa, Overcomer

Best Latin Pop Album: Draco Rosa, Vida

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: La Santa Cecilia, Treinta Días

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano): Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea, A Mi Manera

Best Tropical Latin Album: Pacific Mambo Orchestra, Pacific Mambo Orchestra

Best Americana Album: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Old Yellow Moon

Best Bluegrass Album: Del McCoury Band, The Streets Of Baltimore

Best Blues Album: Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!

Best Folk Album: Guy Clark, My Favorite Picture Of You

Best Regional Roots Music Album: Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience, Dockside Sessions

Best Reggae Album: Ziggy Marley, Ziggy Marley In Concert

Best World Music Album: Gipsy Kings, Savor Flamenco

Best Children’s Album: Jennifer Gasoi, Throw A Penny In The Wishing Well

Best Spoken Word Album: Stephen Colbert, America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren’t

Best Comedy Album: Kathy Griffin, Calm Down Gurrl

Best Musical Theater Album: Kinky Boots

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media: Sound City: Real To Reel

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media: Thomas Newman, composer, Skyfall

Best Song Written For Visual Media: Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele), “Skyfall” from Skyfall

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package: Simon Earith & James Musgrave, art directors (Paul McCartney and Wings), Wings Over America (Deluxe Edition)

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical: Pharrell Williams, “BBC” (Jay-Z), “Blurred Lines” (Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell), “Happy” (Pharrell Williams), “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel)” (Jennifer Hudson featuring T.I.), “Nuclear” (Destiny’s Child), “Oceans” (Jay-Z featuring Frank Ocean), “Reach Out Richard” (Mayer Hawthorne), “The Stars Are Ours” (Mayer Hawthorne)

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical: Cedric Gervais, remixer (Lana Del Rey), “Summertime Sadness” (Cedric Gervais Remix)

Best Music Film: Paul McCartney, Jonas Akerlund, video director; Violaine Etienne, Aron Levine & Scott Rodger, video producers, Live Kisses

The Eurythmics to Reunite for Beatles Tribute

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Sweet dreams are definitely made for fans of the Eurythmics because it has been confirmed that the 80s duo will once again reunite in honor of the Beatles.

The Recording Academy announced today that Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart will ‘come together’ as part of The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles.

Longtime Grammy producer Ken Ehrlich, who also happens to be the one producing the special thought that the duo would be the perfect candidates to join in on the special event paying tribute to iconic and influential rock band. 

“When it came around to booking this show, what I felt was important was to try and find those artists who not only would be able to interpret Beatles songs, but would also have an … understanding of what they meant,” he revealed in a recent interview.

During the interview, Ehrlich didn’t reveal which Beatles song the Eurythmics would be performing during the special, but he did reveal which songs other performers taking part in the special will perform. John Mayer and Keith Urban will pair up to perform “Don’t Let Me Down,” while Alicia Keys and John Legend will perform a duet version of “Let It Be.” Maroon 5, alongside a dozen other artists are scheduled to perform on the special.

The special will be taped at the Los Angeles Convention Center on January 27, a day after the Grammy Awards while the special will air on CBS, February 9, exactly 50 years after the Beatles made their U.S. debut on The Ed Sullivan Show.

Ehrlich also wouldn’t confirm if Paul McCartney or Ringo Starr will attend the special.

So which song do you guys think or hope the Eurythmics will perform during the special?

Surprise Performers Confirmed for the Grammys

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The Grammys have revealed some of the performers that will be taking the stage at the annual music award show, but the biggest surprise on the list comes courtesy of some French DJs who like to wear helmets.

Can you guess who it is?

Well, we aren’t going to give you enough time to guess because the biggest shock on the list is that Daft Punk will be taking the stage to perform. This will be the first time in six years that the electronic duo will be performing on live television; the last time they performed on the show was in 2008 with Kanye West.

Since the release of Random Access Memories, the duo really haven’t done any public performance even though they did appear briefly on stage during the MTV Video Music Awards, but it was just to promote their newest single “Lose Yourself to Dance.” The Recording Academy is billing Daft Punk’s appearance as an “exclusive” one, so who knows, maybe it is. 

Also confirmed to take the stage is Kendrick Lamar who is nominated for seven awards including “Album of the Year” for Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, “New Artist” as well as “Best Rap Performance” for “Swimming Pools (Drank).” Imagine Dragons who are fresh from performing a killer mash-up of their songs on the American Music Awards will once again be hitting the stage for the Grammys where they are nominated for two awards one of which is “Record of the Year.”

Grammy veteran P!nk will also appear on the award show to perform what we assume is her Grammy-nominated song, “Just Give Me a Reason” with fun. frontman, Nate Ruess.

There will also be a special Grammy Moment performance by country artists Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton. The performance has been described as a tribute to the Texas and Oklahoma roots of the artists.

LL Cool J will once again be returning for hosting duties during the live broadcast of the show which will take place on January 26, from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. CBS will be airing the event live starting at 8 p.m. EST.

The 56th Annual Grammy Award Nominees Revealed

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Drake might have decided to bail on the Grammy nomination special, but the show did go one with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis opening up the hour-long show.

Among all the performances with included the rapper and his DJ as well as performance from Katy Perry; Taylor Swift; Robin Thicke, T.I. and member of Earth, Wind and Fire; as well as a special performance by Keith Urban and Miguel, of “Ain’t No Sunshine” which won Best R&B Song at the 14th Grammys in 1972, some nominations for the award show which airs in January were revealed.

While the full list of nominees and the categories was not given out during the live concert show, the full list of nominees can be seen below.

56th Annual Grammy Award Nominees:

Album of the Year:
Sara Bareilles, The Blessed Unrest
Daft Punk, Random Access Memories
Kendrick Lamar, good kid, m.A.A.d city
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Heist
Taylor Swift, Red

Record of the Year:
Daft Punk feat. Pharrell, “Get Lucky”
Imagine Dragons, “Radioactive”
Lorde, “Royals”
Bruno Mars, “Locked Out of Heaven”
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell, “Blurred Lines”

Song of the Year:
Pink feat. Nate Ruess, “Just Give Me a Reason”
Bruno Mars, “Locked Out of Heaven”
Katy Perry, “Roar”
Lorde, “Royals”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, “Same Love”

Best New Artist:
James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Vocal Album: 
Lana Del Rey, Paradise 
Lorde, Pure Heroine
Bruno Mars, Unorthodox Jukebox
Robin Thicke, Blurred Lines
Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience 

Best Pop Solo Performance: 
Sara Bareilles, “Brave”
Lorde, “Royals”
Bruno Mars, “When I Was Your Man”
Katy Perry, “Roar”
Justin Timberlake, “Mirrors”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
Daft Punk feat. Pharrell, “Get Lucky”
Pink feat. Nate Ruess, “Just Give Me a Reason”
Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko, “Stay”
Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell and T.I., “Blurred Lines”
Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z, “Suit & Tie”

Best Rock Performance: 
Alabama Shakes, “Always Alright”
David Bowie, “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)”
Imagine Dragons, “Radioactive”
Led Zeppelin, “Kashmir”
Queens of the Stone Age, “My God is the Sun”
Jack White, “I’m Shakin'”

Best Metal Performance: 
Anthrax, “T.N.T.”
Black Sabbath, “God Is Dead?”
Dream Theater, “The Enemy Inside”
Killswitch Engage, “In Due Time”
Volbeat feat. King Diamond, “Room 24”

Best Rock Album: 
Black Sabbath, 13 
David Bowie, The Next Day 
Kings of Leon, Mechanical Bull 
Led Zeppelin, Celebration Day 
Queens of the Stone Age, …Like Clockwork 
Neil Young With Crazy Horse, Psychedelic Pill

Best Rock Song: 
Gary Clark Jr., “Ain’t Messin’ ‘Round”
Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear, “Cut Me Some Slack”
The Rolling Stones, “Doom and Gloom”
Black Sabbath, “God Is Dead?”
Muse, “Panic Station”

Best Alternative Music Album: 
Neko Case, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
The National, Trouble Will Find Me
Nine Inch Nails, Hesitation Marks
Tame Impala, Lonerism 
Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City

Best Dance/Electronica Album: 
Daft Punk, Random Access Memories
Disclosure, Settle
Calvin Harris, 18 Months
Kaskade, Atmosphere
Pretty Lights, A Color Map of the Sun 

Best R&B Performance: 
Tamar Braxton, “Love and War”
Anthony Hamilton, “Best of Me”
Hiatus Kaiyote feat. Q-Tip, “Nakamarra”
Miguel feat. Kendrick Lamar, “How Many Drinks? (Remix)”
Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway, “Something”

Best Urban Contemporary Album: 
Tamar Braxton, Love and War
Fantasia, Side Effects of You
Salaam Remi, One: In the Chamber
Rihanna, Unapologetic
Mack Wilds, New York: A Love Story 

Best R&B Album:
Faith Evans, R&B Divas
Alicia Keys, Girl on Fire
John Legend, Love in the Future
Chrisette Michele, Better 
TGT, Three Kings 

Best R&B Song: 
Anthony Hamilton, “Best of Me”
Tamar Braxton, “Love and War”
PJ Morton feat. Stevie Wonder, “Only One”
Justin Timberlake, “Pusher Love Girl”
Fantasia feat. Kelly Rowland and Missy Elliot, “Without Me”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: 
J. Cole feat. Miguel, “Power Trip”
Jay Z feat. Beyoncé, “Part II (On the Run)”
Jay Z feat. Justin Timberlake, “Holy Grail”
Kendrick Lamar feat. Mary J. Blige, “Now or Never”
Wiz Khalifa feat. the Weeknd, “Remember You”

Best Rap Performance: 
Drake, “Started From the Bottom”
Eminem, “Berzerk”
Jay Z, “Tom Ford”
Kendrick Lamar, “Swimming Pools (Drank)”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz, “Thrift Shop”

Best Rap Album: 
Drake, Nothing Was the Same
Jay Z, Magna Carta Holy Grail
Kendrick Lamar, good kid, m.A.A.d city 
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Heist 
Kanye West, Yeezus

Best Rap Song:
A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz, and Kendrick Lamar, “Fuckin’ Problems”
Jay Z feat. Justin Timberlake, “Holy Grail”
Kanye West, “New Slaves”
Drake, “Started From the Bottom”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, “Thrift Shop”

Best Latin Pop Album: 
Frankie J, Faith, Hope, Y Amor
Ricardo Montaner, Viajero Frecuente
Draco Rosa, Vida
Aleks Syntek, Syntek
Tommy Torres, 12 Historias 

Best Dance Recording:
Duke Dumont feat. A*M*E* and MNEK, “Need U (100%)”
Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch, “Sweet Nothing”
Kaskade, “Atmosphere”
Armin Van Buuren feat. Trevor Guthrie, “This Is What It Feels Like”
Zedd feat. Foxes, “Clarity”

Best Country Solo Performance: 
Lee Brice, “I Drive Your Truck”
Hunter Hayes, “I Want Crazy”
Miranda Lambert, “Mama’s Broken Heart”
Darius Rucker, “Wagon Wheel”
Blake Shelton, “Mine Would Be You”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance: 
The Civil Wars, “From This Valley”
Kelly Clarkson feat. Vince Gill, “Don’t Rush”
Little Big Town, “Your Side of the Bed”
Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban, “Highway Don’t Care”
Kenny Rogers with Dolly Parton, “You Can’t Make Old Friends”

Best Country Album:
Jason Aldean, Night Train
Tim McGraw, Two Lanes of Freedom
Kacey Musgraves, Same Trailer Different Park
Blake Shelton, Based on a True Story
Taylor Swift, Red

Best Americana Album: 
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, Old Yellow Moon
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Love Has Come for You
Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale, Buddy and Jim 
Mavis Staples, One True Vine
Allen Toussaint, Songbook

Producer of the Year:
Rob Cavallo
Dr. Luke
Ariel Rechtshaid
Jeff Tweedy
Pharrell Williams

Best Music Video: 
Capital Cities, “Safe and Sound”
Jay Z, “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film”
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton, “Can’t Hold Us”
Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z, “Suit & Tie”
Jack White, “I’m Shakin'”

The Grammys will be handed out live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 26 and broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m.

Grammy Nominations Concert to be Held in December

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The Grammy’s have announced that they will be holding the Grammy’s Nomination Concert Live on December 6, where all the nominees for the yearly award show will be revealed.

Last year, the concert special had been held in Nashville, but this year, the association have chosen to go back home to Los Angeles for the revealing of the nominees. The hour-long CBS concert special will take place at the Nokia Theatre L.A. live on Friday, December 6 at 10 p.m. EST.

Kind of a bad timing for those that like to actually go out Friday nights, but we guess that’s why TiVo and DVR were created.

Not only will the nominees be announced, but like the titled states, there will be some artists hitting the stage during the broadcast. Now, who will actually be gracing the stage to perform and present is still unknown, but that information should be coming our way sometime soon, at least according to the press released issued by the academy earlier today.

Last year, the concert was held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The show was hosted by Taylor Swift and LL Cool J while performers for the evening included Maroon 5, Ne-Yo, fun. and Hunter Hayes.

As for the actual Grammy Awards, it will be broadcast live on CBS on January 26, 2013 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles starting at 8 p.m. EST.

Patrick Carney vs. The Beliebers

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We all know that  Beliebers are a vicious group of fanatics who worship the ground that Justin Bieber walks on. First they attacked Selena Gomez when she started dating the pop star then there was the cutting incident when they start to slit their wrists when Bieber was photographed smoking weed and then there was the Grammy snub.

It looks like the tweenaged  Beliebers have met their match in The Black Keys’ drummer, Patrick Carney. For those that missed  the news earlier this week, Carney was asked by a TMZ reporter what he had thought about Bieber being snubbed by the Grammys and not get a single nomination for this album. Carney responded the same way many adult and non- Beliebers would, he said “He’s rich, right? Grammys are for like music, not for money… and he’s making a lot of money. He should be happy.”

Bieber retaliated by saying that Carney needed to get slapped around and it turns out that his loyal and vicious followers thought the same. There have been a lot of death threats and even some instances of asking the sticksman if he was gay, but how did he take it? Turns out that all you really need to derail those obsessive tweens is to have a sense of humor.

Here are some of Carney’s hilarious responses to the Bieber fans, but to check them all out, you can head on over to his Twitter page; it’s actually quite comical to see misspelled and grammatically incorrect threats.

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