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Encyclopedia > Grammy Awards of 2006
48th Grammy Awards

Date February 8, 2006
Venue Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Host none
Network: CBS

The 48th Annual Grammy Awards were held on Wednesday 8 February 2006 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Nominations were announced on December 6, 2005. Image File history File links Grammyawards48. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Staples Center is a multipurpose sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District. ... Nickname: City of Angels , (The Angels), Tinseltown, The Big Orange Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1,290. ... It has been suggested that CBS evening news anchors be merged into this article or section. ... Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Staples Center is a multipurpose sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The event was dominated by U2, winning five awards. Mariah Carey, newcomer John Legend, and Kanye West won three each, and Kelly Clarkson won two. U2 is an Irish rock band formed in Dublin, featuring Bono (Paul David Hewson) on vocals, rhythm guitar and harmonica; The Edge (David Howell Evans) on lead guitar, keyboards and backing vocals; Adam Clayton on bass guitar; and Larry Mullen, Jr. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. ... John Legend (born John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a Grammy winning American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is a six-time Grammy Award-winning American producer/rapper. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is a Grammy Award-winning American pop rock singer and actress. ...

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Performances

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Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958), better known worldwide by only her first name, is an Italian-American pop singer, songwriter, musician, record and film producer, dancer, actress, and author whose level of fame and success guarantees her superstar status for nearly two decades. ... Gorillaz are a virtual band, composed of four fictional animated band members: 2D, Murdoc, Noodle and Russel. ... Feel Good Inc. ... Hung Up is a pop–dance song performed by American singer-songwriter Madonna. ... De La Soul is a massively influential hip hop group, hailing from Long Island, New York. ... Alicia Keys (born Alicia J. Augello-Cook on January 25, 1980) is an American R&B and soul singer, songwriter, musician, composer, pianist, and record producer. ... Stevie Wonder is the stage name of Stevland Morris (born May 13, 1950 as Stevland Judkins[1]), an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and social activist. ... Canadian television show about a group of teens at a reform camp. ... Coldplay is an alternative rock band from London, England. ... Talk is a song by English alternative rock band Coldplay and was released as the third single from their 2005 album, X&Y. It was released 19 December 2005 and the radio edit had been available for online purchase since 14 November. ... John Legend (born John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a Grammy winning American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... This article is about the 1980 film; songs with the same title have been performed by Mary Mary and John Legend. ... This article is about an American country music band. ... U2 is an Irish rock band formed in Dublin, featuring Bono (Paul David Hewson) on vocals, rhythm guitar and harmonica; The Edge (David Howell Evans) on lead guitar, keyboards and backing vocals; Adam Clayton on bass guitar; and Larry Mullen, Jr. ... Vertigo is the opening track and first single from U2s 2004 album, How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb. ... One redirects here. ... Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is a three-time Grammy Award-winning American R&B, soul, and hip-hop soul singer, songwriter, producer, and actress who has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is a Grammy Award-winning American pop rock singer and actress. ... Because of You is the fourth single from Breakaway, the second album by pop rock singer, Kelly Clarkson. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born June 18, 1942) is a popular Grammy Award-winning English artist, bassist, pianist, guitarist, drummer and songwriter, who was a member of the 1960s rock band, The Beatles, and later, Wings, and is a popular solo artist. ... Fine Line is a song from Paul McCartneys 2005 album, Chaos and Creation in the Backyard. ... This article is about the Beatles song. ... DeGeneres outside the Emmy Awards ceremony Ellen Lee DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958 in Jefferson, Louisiana) is a homosexual American actress, stand-up comedian, and currently the Emmy Award-winning host of the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. ... We Belong Together is a pop–R&B song recorded by Mariah Carey for her ninth studio album The Emancipation of Mimi (2005). ... Fly like a Bird is a song written and produced by American singer Mariah Carey and James Big Jim Wright for Careys fourteenth album The Emancipation of Mimi (2005). ... James Big Jim Wright(born March 19, 1966 in Rockford, Illinois) is a producer and a songwriter. ... Keith Lionel Urban, born 26 October 1967, is a New Zealander-Australian country music singer. ... Audrey Faith Perry, later known as Faith Hill (born September 21, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi), is a successful American country singer, known for her commercial success as well as her much-publicized marriage to country singer Tim McGraw. ... Live is the first all-live album and the eleventh album in total by Alison Krauss and Union Station. ... Elfman on the cover of Marie Claire. ... Sly & the Family Stone were an American rock band from San Francisco, California. ... Dave Chappelle Dave Chappelle (born August 23, 1972) is an African American comedian, actor, and social commentator. ... Family Affair is a 1971 #1 hit single recorded by Sly & the Family Stone for the Epic Records label. ... If You Want Me to Stay is a 1973 hit single by Sly & the Family Stone, from their 1973 album Fresh. ... Everyday People is a 1968 song by the soul/rock/funk band Sly & the Family Stone. ... Dance to the Music is a 1968 hit single by the influential soul/rock/funk band Sly & the Family Stone for the Epic/CBS Records label. ... I Want to Take You Higher is a 1969 song by the soul/rock/funk band Sly & the Family Stone, the b-side to their Top 30 hit Stand!. Unlike most of the other tracks on the Stand! album, I Want to Take You Higher is not a message song... Joscelyn Eve Stoker (born on 11 April 1987), best known by her stage name Joss Stone, is a Brit Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated English soul and R&B singer and songwriter. ... Van Hunt (born March 8, 1977) is an African-American R&B/neo soul singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... John Legend (born John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a Grammy winning American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Fantasia Monique Barrino (born June 30, 1984), or simply Fantasia, is a popular American soul Grammy-nominated singer who rose to fame as the winner of the third season of the television series American Idol in 2004. ... LFO Publicity Still, c. ... Maroon 5 is a Grammy Award winning rock band from Los Angeles, California, and has won several awards for their debut album Songs about Jane. ... Ciara Princess Harris (born October 25, 1985) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, songwriter,and dancer. ... William (will. ... The Black Eyed Peas are an American hip-hop (musical styles crossover rap/hip hop and alternative rap/hip hop) group from Los Angeles, California, who have enjoyed international pop success. ... Steven Tyler in Be Cool Stephen Victor Tallarico (born March 26, 1948 in Yonkers, New York), better known as Steven Tyler, is the Frontman singer and co-songwriter in the band Aerosmith, formed in Boston, Massachusetts, in the early 1970s. ... Joe Perry on the cover of Guitar for the Practicing Musician, October, 1989 Anthony Joseph Joe Perry (Born September 10, 1950 in Lawrence, Massachusetts), is the lead guitarist and a contributing songwriter for the rock band Aerosmith. ... Aerosmith is a prominent American rock band that bills itself as Americas Greatest Rock and Roll Band [1] [2]. Although they are known as a Boston, Massachusetts band, none of the members are actually from the city. ... Robert Randolph was the guitarist for Robert Randolph & the Family Band. ... Sly Stone on The Ed Sullivan Show performing Everyday People, December 28, 1968. ... Rusty Allen (born in 1953) is an African-American musician, best known as the bass guitar player for influential funk band Sly & the Family Stone from 1972 to 1975. ... Larry Graham on the cover of his 1981 LP Just Be My Lady. ... Subfamily Microglossinae Calyptorhynchinae Cacatuinae A cockatoo is any of the 21 bird species belonging to the family Cacatuidae. ... Mohawk is: A tribe of American Indians: see Mohawk nation The Mohawk language spoken by the Mohawk people. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born June 18, 1942) is a popular Grammy Award-winning English artist, bassist, pianist, guitarist, drummer and songwriter, who was a member of the 1960s rock band, The Beatles, and later, Wings, and is a popular solo artist. ... Linkin Park is a nu metal/rapcore band from Los Angeles, California. ... Jay-Z (aka the Jigga, HOV and Hova, born Shawn Carter on December 4, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American rapper/hip hop artist and record label executive; one of the most popular and successful rappers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. ... The Beatles were an English rock group from Liverpool. ... The song Yesterday was originally recorded by The Beatles for their album Help! in 1965. ... Jay-Z (aka the Jigga, HOV and Hova, born Shawn Carter on December 4, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American rapper/hip hop artist and record label executive; one of the most popular and successful rappers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. ... Linkin Park is a nu metal/rapcore band from Los Angeles, California. ... Numb / Encore is a single by the rapper Jay-Z and the rap-rock band Linkin Park. ... Bruce Frederick Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock and folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Devils & Dust is the nineteenth album by Bruce Springsteen, and his third folk album (after Nebraska and The Ghost of Tom Joad, respectively). ... Thomas Jeffrey Tom Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is a two-time Academy Award-winning American actor, voice-over artist and movie producer who starred in family-friendly and screwball comedies before achieving notable success as a dramatic actor. ... Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is a six-time Grammy Award-winning American producer/rapper. ... Jamie Foxx (born Eric Marlon Bishop on December 13, 1967 in Terrell, Texas), is an American Oscar-winning actor, Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling R&B singer, and comedian. ... A person, most often a woman, who is romantically involved with someone else solely for their money. ... DeRay Davis (born Antwan De Ray Davis) is an African-American stand-up comedian and actor. ... Touch the Sky is the fourth single released from Kanye Wests second album, Late Registration. ... Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980, in Staten Island, New York but raised near Pittsburgh) is a American pop singer and songwriter. ... Herbie Hancock Herbert Jeffrey Hancock (born April 12, 1940) is a jazz pianist and composer from Chicago, Illinois, USA. Hancock is one of jazz musics most important and influential pianists and composers. ... Leon Russell A Young Leon Russell Leon Russell (born Claude Russell Bridges on April 2, 1942 in Lawton, Oklahoma) is a singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. ... A Song for You is a 1970 song written and originally performed by rock singer/songwriter Leon Russell. ... Paul Shaffer (L) and Allen Toussaint on the September 7, 2005 show of The Late Show with David Letterman Allen Toussaint (born January 14, 1938) is an American musician, songwriter and record producer and one of the most influential figures in New Orleans R&B. In the 1960s and 1970s... Bonnie Raitt on the cover of her album Silver Lining Arbonna Bonnie Raitt, (born November 8, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Broadway musical star John Raitt. ... The Edge is the stage name of David Howell Evans (born August 8, 1961), the British lead guitarist of the Irish rock band U2. ... A soul Queen from New Orleans. ... Dr. John album cover Dr. John, (born Malcolm John Rebennack Jr on November 21, 1940, in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a colourful pianist, singer, and songwriter, whose music spans, and often combines, blues, boogie woogie, and rock and roll. ... Bruce Frederick Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock and folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American R&B and soul singer. ... Midnight Hour formed in 1965 from former members of The Classics Barry & David Carr and Graham Watson Plus Alan Wood & Bluff Brady Played the northern club circuit for 20 years with only a few changes of personell ... A soul Queen from New Orleans. ...

Award winners

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Image File history File links U2_-_How_to_Dismantle_an_Atomic_Bomb_(Album_Cover). ... U2 is an Irish rock band formed in Dublin, featuring Bono (Paul David Hewson) on vocals, rhythm guitar and harmonica; The Edge (David Howell Evans) on lead guitar, keyboards and backing vocals; Adam Clayton on bass guitar; and Larry Mullen, Jr. ... Image File history File links Lonely_Runs_Both_Ways. ... Alison Krauss on the cover of her album Forget About It Alison Krauss, born July 23, 1971 in Decatur, Illinois, is a bluegrass singer and virtuoso fiddle player who grew up in Champaign, Illinois. ... Download high resolution version (1545x1412, 334 KB)Mariah Carey-The Emancipation Of Mimi Cover File links The following pages link to this file: The Emancipation of Mimi ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. ... Image File history File links John_legend-get_lifted. ... John Legend (born John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a Grammy winning American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Image File history File links This image is the cover of an album or single. ... Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is a six-time Grammy Award-winning American producer/rapper. ... Image File history File links Breakaway CD Cover File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is a Grammy Award-winning American pop rock singer and actress. ... Image File history File links PushtheButton. ... The Chemical Brothers are an electronic music duo from the United Kingdom, comprising Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons (occasionally referred to as Chemical Ed and Chemical Tom). ... Image File history File links Stevie_Wonder_A_Time_2_Love. ... Stevie Wonder is the stage name of Stevland Morris (born May 13, 1950 as Stevland Judkins[1]), an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and social activist. ...

General

U2 was the night's top winner, with five awards. Top nominees included Mariah Carey, John Legend and Kanye West with eight each, but won only three awards each. Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. ... John Legend (born John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a Grammy winning American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is a six-time Grammy Award-winning American producer/rapper. ...

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The Record of the Year is one of the two most prestigious Grammy Awards presented annually. ... Rob Cavallo is a music producer who has produced several well-known albums. ... Green Day is a musical trio from East Bay, California, consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong (guitar, lead vocals), Mike Dirnt (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Tré Cool (drums, backing vocals). ... Boulevard of Broken Dreams can refer to several things: Boulevard of Broken Dreams (song), an Al Dubin/Harry Warren song from the 1934 film Moulin Rouge Boulevard of Broken Dreams (Hanoi Rocks song), a song from the 1984 Hanoi Rocks album Two Steps from the Move Boulevard of Broken Dreams... The Grammy Award for Album of the Year has been awarded since 1959. ... Brian Eno in 2006 Brian Peter George St. ... Mark Ellis a. ... Daniel Lanois (born September 19, 1951 in Hull, Québec) is a Canadian record producer and singer-songwriter. ... Compulsion was an Irish punk band. ... Steve Lillywhite (born in 1955) is a well-known British music producer. ... Chris Thomas may refer to: Chris Thomas (basketball), a former mens basketball player for Notre Dame Chris Thomas (boxer), a cruiserweight boxer Chris Thomas (comedian), a comedian and former host of syndicated music show Rap City Chris Thomas (record producer), a record producer of rock and New Wave albums... U2 is an Irish rock band formed in Dublin, featuring Bono (Paul David Hewson) on vocals, rhythm guitar and harmonica; The Edge (David Howell Evans) on lead guitar, keyboards and backing vocals; Adam Clayton on bass guitar; and Larry Mullen, Jr. ... How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb is an album by the Irish rock band U2, first released November 22, 2004. ... The Song of the Year is one of the two most prestigious awards in the Grammies, if not in all of the music industry. ... Sometimes You Cant Make It on Your Own is a song from U2s 2004 album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb. ... The Grammy for Best New Artist has been awarded since 1960. ... John Legend (born John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a Grammy winning American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ...

Alternative

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The terms alternative rock and alternative music[1] (also simply called alternative) were coined in the 1980s to describe punk rock-inspired bands on independent record labels that didnt fit into the mainstream genres of the time. ... The Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album has been awarded since 1991. ... The White Stripes are an American minimalist Garage Rock duo from Detroit, composed of Jack White on guitar, piano, lead vocals and songwriting, and Meg White on drums, percussion and vocals. ... Get Behind Me Satan is the fifth studio album by The White Stripes and was released in June 2005. ...

Blues

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Blues music redirects here. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album has been awarded since 1983. ... Riley B. King aka B. B. King (b. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album has been awarded since 1988. ... Delbert McClinton is a blues musician born 4 November 1940, in Lubbock, Texas. ...

Children's

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Childrens music provides an important and entertaining means of teaching children about their culture, other cultures, good behavior, facts and skills. ... The Grammy Award for Best Musical Album for Children has been awarded since 1994. ... Dennis Scott (b. ... The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children has been awarded since 1994. ... Christopher Cerf (born August 19, 1941) is an author, composer-lyricist, and record and television producer. ... Marlo Thomas was born Margaret Julia Thomas on November 21, 1937 (although most sources indicate 1938) and is an American actress, first appearing on the TV series That Girl in the 1960s. ...

Classical

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Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... The Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Mariss Jansons (born 1943) is a prominent Latvian conductor. ... Dmitri Shostakovich Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich (Russian: , Dmitrij Dmitrievič Šostakovič) (September 25 [O.S. September 12] 1906–August 9, 1975) was a Russian composer of the Soviet period. ... The Symphony No. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion (OC, OQ) (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy and Juno award winning pop singer and occasional songwriter[1] and actress[2] who began her career in the early 1980s as a French singer before breaking into the international music scene in the 1990s. ... Il Divo (L-R: Urs, Sébastien, David, and Carlos. ... The Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording has been awarded since 1961. ... Sir Colin Rex Davis (born September 25, 1927) is a noted British conductor. ... Carlos Alvarez was elected Mayor of Miami-Dade County in November of 2004. ... James Mallinson is a multiple-Grammy-award winning record producer. ... The London Symphony Chorus (abbreviated to LSC) is one of the major concert choirs of the United Kingdom. ... The London Symphony Orchestra (frequently abbreviated to LSO) is one of the major orchestras of the United Kingdom. ... ME!!!! ... Leonard Slatkin (born September 1, 1944) is an American conductor. ... Jerry Blackstone is an American choral conductor. ... Jason Harris was the host of the short lived Double Dare 2000 on Nickelodeon. ... Measha Brueggergosman (born on June 28, 1977 at Fredericton, New Brunswick) is a critically acclaimed Canadian soprano, who performs both as a concert artist and opera singer. ... There have been several well-known people named Thomas Young, including: Thomas Young, 16th century archbishop of York Thomas Young, M.A., Master of Jesus College, Cambridge 1644-50 Thomas Young (1773-1829), scientist Thomas Young VC, the recipient of the Victoria Cross Thomas Young, the Baptist Evangelist from Piedmont... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... Claudio Abbado (born June 26, 1933) is a noted Italian conductor. ... Martha Argerich Martha Argerich (born June 5, 1941) is a pianist of Argentine origin. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (without orchestra) has been awarded since 1959. ... Evgeny Kissin Evgeny Igorevich Kissin (Евге́ний Ки́син) (born October 10, 1971) is a well-known Russian pianist. ... Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (Russian: Александр Николаевич Скрябин; sometimes transliterated as Skryabin) (6 January 1872 – 27 April 1915) was a Russian composer and pianist. ... Nicolai Karlovich Medtner Nikolai Karlovich Medtner (Николай Карлович Метнер) (January 5, 1880 – November 13, 1951) was a Russian composer and pianist. ... Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (Russian: И́горь Фёдорович Страви́нский Igor Fjodorovič Stravinskij) (June 17, 1882 – April 6, 1971) was a Russian-born composer of modern classical music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance (with or without conductor) has been awarded since 1997. ... Pierre Boulez Pierre Boulez (IPA: /pjɛʁ.buˈlɛz/) (born March 26, 1925) is a conductor and composer of classical music. ... The Ensemble InterContemporain is a sort of chamber orchestra that specializes in contemporary classical music. ... Le marteau sans maître (The hammer without master) is a piece of classical music composed by the French composer Pierre Boulez. ... The Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance has been awarded since 1959. ... The Emerson String Quartet is a renowned New York based string quartet in residence at Stony Brook University. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition was first awarded in 1961. ... William Elden Bolcom (born May 26, 1938) is an American composer of chamber, operatic, and symphonic music. ... Leonard Slatkin (born September 1, 1944) is an American conductor. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Album has been awarded since 1962. ... Leonard Slatkin (born September 1, 1944) is an American conductor. ... Jerry Blackstone is an American choral conductor. ... Jason Harris was the host of the short lived Double Dare 2000 on Nickelodeon. ... The Grammy Award for Best Classical Crossover Album has been awarded since 1999. ...

Comedy

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Comedy has a classical meaning (comical theatre) and a popular one (the use of humour with an intent to provoke laughter in general). ... The Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album was awarded from 1959 to 1993 and in 2004. ... Chris Rock (born February 7, 1965 in Andrews, South Carolina) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. ... Chris Rock Chris Rock (born February 7, 1965) is an African-American stand-up comedian and actor born in Georgetown, South Carolina. ...

Composing and arranging

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Musical composition is: an original piece of music the structure of a musical piece the process of creating a new piece of music // A musical composition A piece of music exists in the form of a written composition in musical notation or as a single acoustic event (a live performance... In popular music an arrangement is a setting of a piece of music, which may have been composed by the arranger or by someone else. ... The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... William Edward Childs(generally called Billy Childs, born March 8, 1957) is a jazz pianist and composer from Los Angeles. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement has been awarded since 1963. ... Gordon Goodwin is an American jazz pianist, saxophonist, composer, arranger and conductor. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s) has been awarded since 1963. ... William Edward Childs(generally called Billy Childs, born March 8, 1957) is a jazz pianist and composer from Los Angeles. ... Chris Botti (born October 12, 1962) is an American trumpeter and composer. ... For professional wrestler Steve Borden, see Sting (wrestler). ...

Country

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country music, see Country music (disambiguation) In popular music, country music, also called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the Southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, Celtic music, blues, gospel music, and old-time music that began... The Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance was first awarded in 1965. ... Emmylou Harris on the cover of her collection Profile Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is a country music singer-songwriter and musician from Birmingham, Alabama, USA. // Early years Harris graduated from high school as class valedictorian and won a drama scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1965. ... Keith Lionel Urban, born 26 October 1967, is a New Zealander-Australian country music singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was first awarded in 1970. ... Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971)[1] is an American bluegrass/country singer and fiddle player. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals was first awarded in 1988. ... Audrey Faith Perry, later known as Faith Hill (born September 21, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi), is a successful American country singer, known for her commercial success as well as her much-publicized marriage to country singer Tim McGraw. ... Tim McGraw (born Samuel Timothy McGraw in Delhi, Louisiana, on May 1, 1967) is an American country music singer who has achieved many number one entries on the country singles and album charts, with total sales in excess of 25 million units. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance was first awarded in 1970. ... Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971)[1] is an American bluegrass/country singer and fiddle player. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Song (sometimes known as the Country Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1965. ... Rascal Flatts is an American country music band comprised of lead vocalist Gary LeVox (real name: Gary Wayne Vernon, Jr. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Lonely Runs Both Ways is the 12th studio album from Bluegrass group Alison Krauss & Union Station, released November 23, 2004. ... The Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album has been awarded since 1982. ... Originally Del McCoury and the Dixie Pals with Del on guitar and his brother Jerry McCoury on bass, the band went through a number of changes until the late eighties when the band solidified its line-up adding Ronnie McCoury and Robbie McCoury on mandolin and banjo, respectively. ...

Dance

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Dance music is a style of popular music commonly played in dance music nightclubs, radio stations and shows and raves. ... The Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording has been awarded since 1998. ... The Chemical Brothers are an electronic music duo from the United Kingdom, comprising Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons (occasionally referred to as Chemical Ed and Chemical Tom). ... Q-Tip can refer to one of the following: Q-tips, a brand of cotton swabs or cotton buds Q-Tip (rapper), American MC, former leader of A Tribe Called Quest This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Galvanize was the first single from The Chemical Brothers 2005 album Push the Button. ... The Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album was first awarded in 2005. ... Push the Button is the fifth album by British electronica group The Chemical Brothers, first released in January 2005 (see 2005 in music). ...

Film/TV/Media

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Soundtrack refers to the recorded sound accompanying a visual medium such as a motion picture, television show, or video game. ... I like to MOO MOO MOO and eat GRASS! ... James Austin (1813 – February 27, 1897) was a prominent nineteenth century Toronto businessman. ... Taylor Hackford (born December 31, 1944 in Santa Barbara, California) is an American film director. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004). ... Ray is a 2004 movie starring Jamie Foxx as the late Ray Charles, Kerry Washington as his wife, Regina King as Margie Hendricks, Larenz Tate as Quincy Jones, and Curtis Armstrong as Ahmet Ertegun. ... The Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1988. ... Glen Ballard (born 1953 in Natchez, Mississippi, USA) is the producer of Alanis Morissettes Jagged Little Pill. ... Alan Silvestri (b. ... Believe is a song from the 2004 live action/animated film The Polar Express. ... The Polar Express is a 1985 childrens book (ISBN 0862641438) written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, a former professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. ... Joshua Winslow Groban (born February 27, 1981) is an American singer, known for his mature and versatile lyrical baritone voice. ... The Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media has been awarded since 1960. ... Craig Armstrong Craig Armstrong (b. ... Ray is a 2004 movie starring Jamie Foxx as the late Ray Charles, Kerry Washington as his wife, Regina King as Margie Hendricks, Larenz Tate as Quincy Jones, and Curtis Armstrong as Ahmet Ertegun. ...

Folk

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Folk music, in the original sense of the term, is music by and for the common people. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... Tim OBrien can refer to: American author Tim OBrien American bluegrass musician Tim OBrien Irish-born cricketer Sir Timothy (Tim) Carew OBrien (5 November 1861 - 9 December 1948), who played 5 test matches for England and captained England in one test in 1895/6. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album was first awarded in 1987. ... Prine performing at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco, CA, October 3, 2004. ... The Grammy Award for Best Native American Music Album was first awarded in 2001. ... There are a number of notable people named Jim Wilson. ... The Grammy Award for Best Best Hawaiian Music Album was first awarded in 2005 as an addition to the Folk field. ...

Gospel

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Gospel music may refer either to the religious music that first came out of African-American churches in the 1930s or, more loosely, to both black gospel music and to the religious music composed and sung by white southern Christian artists. ... The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance was awarded from 1968 to 1977. ... CeCe Winans, (born Priscilla Winans on October 8, 1964), is an American gospel singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Song was introduced in 2005 to award the songwriters in the Gospel categories. ... Yolanda Yvette Adams (born August 27, 1964 in Houston, Texas) is an American singer, one of the most popular gospel music artists of the contemporary period. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Casting Crowns is a Christian band that employs a soft rock music style similar in sound to U2 hits like With or Without You and Where the Streets Have No Name. The band was created by youth pastor Mark Hall who also serves as a lead vocalist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... Audio Adrenaline. ... The Grammy Award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album has been awarded since 1991. ... The Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album has been awarded since 1991. ... The cover to Gladys Knights 2001 album At Last. ... Saints Unified Voices [1] is the Latter-day Saint (Mormon) choir created by Gladys Knight. ...

Historical

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The Grammy Award for Best Historical Album has been presented since 1979. ...

Jazz

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Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the start of the 20th century in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory and marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ... The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo has been awarded since 1959. ... An early Rollins picture graces the cover of Volume One Theodore Walter (Sonny) Rollins (born September 7, 1930 in New York City) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. ... The Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Album, Individual or Group has been presented since 1959. ... The Grammy Award for Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album has been presented since 1961. ... The Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album has been presented since 1977. ... Good Night, and Good Luck is a 2005 film by George Clooney about the conflict between journalist Edward R. Murrow and anti-communist Senator Joseph McCarthy and the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album has been presented since 1992. ... The Pat Metheny Group is a jazz fusion band founded in 1977. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album has been presented since 1995. ... Eddie Palmieri (born December 15, 1936 in New York City) - pianist and bandleader. ...

Latin

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Latin American music, sometimes simply called Latin music, includes the music of many countries and comes in many varieties, from the simple, rural conjunto music of northern Mexico to the sophisticated habanera of Cuba, from the symphonies of Heitor Villa-Lobos to the simple and moving Andean flute. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Laura Pausini (born May 16, 1974, Faenza, Italy) is an pop singress, popular in Italy and in other neolatin countries, famed for her soulful voice, her romantic ballads and love songs, though she has also dealt with other subjects such as poverty, war, and racism, among other social issues. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Latin Album has been awarded since 1984. ... The Grammy Award for Best Mexican/Mexican-American Album has been awarded since 1984. ... Luis Miguel on the CD cover of México en la piel Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri ( born on April 19, 1970 ) is a Mexican pop singer best known for his crooning vocals and romantic ballads. ... The Grammy Award for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album has been presented since 1998. ... Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977), known simply as Shakira, is a Colombian Latin pop singer-songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Tejano Album has been presented since 1999. ... The Grammy Award for Best Salsa/Merengue Album was first awarded in 2004. ... Few artists in popular music have been able to go beyond the barriers of time, trends and geography, keeping the timelessness of their own style. ...

Musical Show

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The Fantasticks was the longest-running musical in history Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs, spoken dialogue and dance. ... The Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album has been awarded since 1959. ... John Du Prez (born December 14, 1946 in Sheffield) is a musician who has often worked with Eric Idle for the music for Monty Python. ... Eric Idle (born March 29, 1943) is an English comedian, actor, author and writer of comedic songs. ... David Hyde Pierce as Dr. Niles Crane on Frasier. ... Tim Curry 2005 Timothy James Curry (born April 19, 1946 in Grappenhall, a district of the town Warrington, Cheshire England) is an English actor, singer and composer perhaps best known for his role as mad scientist Dr. Frank N. Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975). ... Hank Albert Azaria (born April 25, 1964) is an Emmy Award-winning American actor and voice artist. ... Sara Ramírez (b. ...

Music Video

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A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... The Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video has been awarded since 1984. ... Missy Elliott (born Melissa Arnette Elliott on July 1, 1971) is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. ... Ciara Princess Harris (born October 25, 1985) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, songwriter,and dancer. ... Fatman Scoop (real name Isaac Freeman III) is a New York City hip hop artist and producer. ... Lose Control is a 2005 single by Missy Elliott featuring Ciara and Fatman Scoop, released on Goldmind/Atlantic Records. ... The Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video has been awarded since 1984. ... Martin Luciano Scorsese (born November 17, 1942) is an acclaimed American film director. ... Nigel Sinclair is a Scottish producer of Hollywood films. ... DVD cover No Direction Home is a documentary by Martin Scorsese that traces the life of Bob Dylan, and how he managed to make such a big impact in the 20th century. ...

New Age

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New Age music, is a vaguely defined style of music that is generally quite melodic and often primarily instrumental. ... The Grammy Award for Best New Age Album has been awarded since 1987. ... Paul Winter Consort is an American musical group led by the soprano saxophonist Paul Winter. ...

Packaging and Notes

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The Grammy Award for Best Recording Package has been presented since 1974. ... Aimee Mann Aimee Mann (born September 8, 1960) is an American rock guitarist, bass player, singer, and songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package has been presented since 1995. ... Johnny Cash (born J.R. Cash, February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an influential American country and rock n roll singer and songwriter. ... The Grammy Award for Best Album Notes has been presented since 1964. ... The Complete Library of Congress Recordings is a 2005 box set of recordings from jazz pioneer Jelly Roll Morton. ... Ferdinand Jelly Roll Morton (October 20, 1890 – July 10, 1941) was an American virtuoso pianist, a bandleader, and a composer who some call the first true composer of Jazz music. ...

Polka

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Street musicians in Prague playing a polka Polka is a type of dance and genre of dance music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Polka Album was first awarded in 1986. ... Jimmy Sturr, also known as the Polka King, is a polka musician and leader of Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra. ...

Pop

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For popular music (music produced commercially rather than art or folk music), see Popular music. ... The Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is a Grammy Award-winning American pop rock singer and actress. ... Since U Been Gone is a pop–rock song written and produced by Max Martin and Dr. Luke for American singer Kelly Clarksons second album Breakaway (2004). ... The Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1966. ... Stevie Wonder is the stage name of Stevland Morris (born May 13, 1950 as Stevland Judkins[1]), an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and social activist. ... I Have This Dream is the given title of a possible future single by Michael Jackson and other recording artists. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1966. ... Maroon 5 is a Grammy Award winning rock band from Los Angeles, California, and has won several awards for their debut album Songs about Jane. ... This Love is the second single from Maroon 5s debut album, Songs about Jane. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals has been awarded since 1995. ... Gorillaz are a virtual band, composed of four fictional animated band members: 2D, Murdoc, Noodle and Russel. ... De La Soul is a massively influential hip hop group, hailing from Long Island, New York. ... Feel Good Inc. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1969. ... Lester William Polfus (Les Paul) 2004 Les Paul (born June 9, 1915) is best known as a skilled guitarist, and as one of the most important figures in the development of modern electric instruments and recording techniques. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album has been awarded since 2001. ... Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album was awarded in 1968 and since 1995. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Production and engineering

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Audio engineering is a part of audio science dealing with the recording and reproduction of sound through mechanical and electronic means. ... The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Back Home is an album by the British singer/songwriter Eric Clapton. ... An example of the famous Clapton is God graffiti craze Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born March 30, 1945), nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award winning English guitarist, singer and composer, who is one of the most respected and influential musicians of the rock era, garnering an unprecedented three inductions into... The Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1959. ... Mendelssohn (or Mendelsohn) can refer to several subjects. ... The Emerson String Quartet is a renowned New York based string quartet in residence at Stony Brook University. ... The Grammy Award for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical has been awarded since 2002. ... Curtis Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, funk and R&B singer, songwriter and guitarist probably best known for his soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Superfly. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1975. ... Steve Lillywhite (born in 1955) is a well-known British music producer. ... The Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical has been awarded since 1980. ...

R&B

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Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... The Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. ... We Belong Together is a pop–R&B song recorded by Mariah Carey for her ninth studio album The Emancipation of Mimi (2005). ... The Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. ... John Legend (born John Stephens on December 28, 1978 in Springfield, Ohio) is a Grammy winning American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1970. ... Beyoncé in 2004 with her five Grammys. ... Stevie Wonder is the stage name of Stevland Morris (born May 13, 1950 as Stevland Judkins[1]), an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, and social activist. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Song (sometimes known as the R&B Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1969. ... The current version of the article or section reads like an essay. ... Manuel Seal, Jr is a staff songwriter and producer at Jermaine Dupris So So Def Recordings. ... Johnta Austin is a relatively new songwriter and singer at Jermaine Dupris So So Def Recordings. ... The Grammy Award for Best R&B Album has been awarded since 1995. ... Get Lifted is a 2004 studio album by R&B/Soul singer John Legend, released on December 28th, Legends birthday, via Kanye Wests G.O.O.D. Music label. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album has been awarded since 2003. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1999. ... Urethra Franklin Urethra Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American gospel, soul and R&B singer born in Memphis, Tennessee, but raised in Detroit, Michigan. ... The Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance has been awarded since 2003. ... A publicity photo of Damian. ...

Rap

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Hip hop music (also referred to as rap or rap music) is a style of popular music which came into existence roughly the mid 70s but became a large part of modern day pop culture in the late 80s. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration has been awarded since 2002. ... Jay-Z (aka the Jigga, HOV and Hova, born Shawn Carter on December 4, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American rapper/hip hop artist and record label executive; one of the most popular and successful rappers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. ... Linkin Park is a nu metal/rapcore band from Los Angeles, California. ... Numb/Encore is a single by the rapper Jay-Z and the nu metal band Linkin Park. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance was awarded from 1991 to 2002, alongside the Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. ... Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is a six-time Grammy Award-winning American producer/rapper. ... A person, most often a woman, who is romantically involved with someone else solely for their money. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group has been awarded since 1991, alongside the Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance. ... The Black Eyed Peas are an American hip-hop (musical styles crossover rap/hip hop and alternative rap/hip hop) group from Los Angeles, California, who have enjoyed international pop success. ... Dont Phunk with My Heart is the first single from The Black Eyed Peas fourth album Monkey Business. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap Song was first awarded in 2004. ... Diamonds from Sierra Leone was the first single from Kanye Wests second album, Late Registration. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rap Album has been awarded since 1996. ... Late Registration is the second major label album release from Roc-A-Fella hip hop artist and producer Kanye West. ...

Reggae

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This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album has been awarded since 1985. ... A publicity photo of Damian. ... Welcome to Jamrock is the third album from Bob Marleys son, Damian Marley. ...

Rock

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Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo was presented in 1988, 1992, and 1994. ... Bruce Frederick Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American rock and folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Devils & Dust is the thirteenth studio album by Bruce Springsteen, and his third folk album (after Nebraska and The Ghost of Tom Joad, respectively). ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal has been awarded since 1980. ... The Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... System of a Down (also referred to as SOAD) is a four-piece alternative metal band that formed in 1995. ... The phrase BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage/Beer/Booze) is also a term used in restaurants where you can bring your own alcoholic beverages to drink with your meal. ... The Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance has been awarded since 1990. ... Slipknot is a nine-piece American band from Des Moines, Iowa, formed in 1990 and currently signed to Roadrunner Records. ... Before I Forget is a Slipknot song from the bands 2004 album Vol. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance has been awarded since 1980. ... Lester William Polfus (Les Paul) 2004 Les Paul (born June 9, 1915) is best known as a skilled guitarist, and as one of the most important figures in the development of modern electric instruments and recording techniques. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Song has been awarded since 1992. ... For other uses, see Bono (disambiguation). ... Adam Charles Clayton (born March 13, 1960 in Chinnor, Oxford, England), is the bass player for the Irish rock band, U2. ... The Edge is the stage name of David Howell Evans (born August 8, 1961), the British lead guitarist of the Irish rock band U2. ... Larry Mullen Jr. ... City of Blinding Lights is a song by U2 which first appeared on their 2004 album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb. ... The Grammy Award for Best Rock Album has been awarded since 1995. ... How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb is an album by the Irish rock band U2, first released November 22, 2004. ...

Surround Sound

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Surround sound is the concept of expanding the spatial imaging of audio playback from one dimension (mono/Left-Right) to two or three dimensions. ... The Grammy Award for Best Surround Sound Album was first awarded in 2005, the first category in a new Surround Sound field. ... Dire Straits was a British rock band, formed in 1977 by David Knopfler (guitar), his brother Mark Knopfler (guitar and vocals), John Illsley (bass) and Pick Withers (drums), and managed by Ed Bicknell. ...

Spoken

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Spoken word is a form of music or artistic performance in which lyrics, poetry, or stories are spoken rather than sung. ... The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been awarded since 1959. ... Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. ...

Traditional pop

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mainstream pop music Traditional pop music is a genre of music which encompasses music that succeeded big band music and preceded rock and roll as the most popular kind of music in the United States, most of Europe, and some other parts of the world. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album has been awarded since 1992. ... Tony Bennett, 2000 Tony Bennetts heart, left in San Francisco Tony Bennett (born August 3, 1926) is an American popular music, standards, and jazz singer who is widely considered to be one of the best interpretative singers in these genres. ... Headline text Great!!...nothing else to say. ...

World

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World music is, most generally, all the music in the world [1]. More specifically, the term is currently used to classify the many genres of non-western music which were previously described as folk music or ethnic music. Succinctly, it can be described as local music from out there [2... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional World Music Album was first awarded in 2004 alongside the award for Best Contemporary World Music Album. ... The Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album was first awarded in 2004 alongside the award for Best Contemporary World Music Album. ... The minister sets the rhythm for Brazils culture policy Gilberto Gil (born June 26, 1942) is a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter, and the countrys current Minister of Culture. ...

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