56th GRAMMY Awards, Beatles Special Garner Emmy Nominations

Music's Biggest Night and the GRAMMY Beatles special recognized for outstanding production excellence
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"The Beatles: The Night That Changed America — A GRAMMY Salute" has received six Emmy Award nominations, and the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast has received two in recognition of outstanding production excellence. Nominations were announced today by the Television Academy at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, Calif. The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will take place at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 25, and will be broadcast on NBC.

How The West Was Won, Again

Artists such as YG, DJ Mustard, Nipsey Hussle, and Kendrick Lamar are revitalizing the West Coast hip-hop scene
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In the '90s the West Coast arguably ruled hip-hop thanks to a heavy dose of G-funk spearheaded by Death Row Records and a fascination with gang culture. But that infatuation quickly turned to fear when a hail of bullets ended the life of the West's brightest star, Tupac Shakur in 1996. The line between entertainment and reality was crossed, and the industry moved toward a more playful sound, leaving California out in the cold. 

The Lumineers' Neyla Pekarek

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Neyla Pekarek pledges her allegiance to the Lumineers during the GRAMMY-nominated band's rockin' set on July 9 in Madrid

Tyler Glenn

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Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees drops a bit of Pop Psychology on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" on July 9 in New York

Erica Campbell

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"Everybody chill, I got this." Host Erica Campbell of GRAMMY winners Mary Mary takes control and inspires the crowd during the Atlanta stop of the 2014 Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour on July 9 

John Legend

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John Legend gets lifted during a performance on the "Today" show on July 10 in New York 

Katy Perry

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Don't worry, be happy because Katy Perry's turning frowns into smiles during a performance on July 9 in New York

Ashanti Reveals Scars For Braveheart

GRAMMY winner opens up about the emotional trials that led to her most vulnerable album

GRAMMY-winning R&B singer/songwriter Ashanti recently visited The Recording Academy's headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif., to participate in an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview. Ashanti discussed why her new album, Braveheart, is her most vulnerable to date, the importance of her single "Scars" and the challenge of being the CEO of her own record label, among other topics. 

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Shakira

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A lady's best friend. Shakira snuggles with a Chihuahua during an appearance on "Despierta América" on July 9 in Miami

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