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Rapid City native nominated for Grammy Award

January 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Nichols Terry is part of the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, which is among the nominees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards.
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Individuality takes center stage at Grammys

December 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Fun. helped break up the sound of dance and electronic music on Top 40 radio with its edgy pop-rock grooves. Frank Ocean made a bold statement in R&B with an announcement about his sexuality and with his critically revered, multi-genre album, “channel ORANGE.” And Mumford & Sons continued to bring its folk-rock swag and style to the Billboard charts with its sophomore album.

They all were rewarded Wednesday when The Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 2013 Grammy Awards. Continue Reading

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Adele Top Winner With 6 Grammys

February 12, 2012 in WDAZ

LOS ANGELES (AP) Adele, who captured the world’s heart with an album about a broken romance, emerged as the top winner at Sunday’s Grammy Awards, winning six trophies including the prestigious trifecta of record, song and album of the year.
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Houston focus of Grammys as showtime nears

February 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Grammys got under way on Sunday, with the Recording Academy trying to focus on music’s biggest night after of the death of one of music’s biggest names Whitney Houston. But as show time neared, the focus remained on Houston’s death. Continue Reading

Clive Davis remembers Houston at gala

February 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

On Saturday night, hours after Houston’s death at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Davis Houston’s mentor, producer, champion and longtime friend memorialized her at this year’s gala, held downstairs from the same hotel where she died and where her body was being examined by coroner’s officials. Continue Reading

The Beach Boys reuniting to perform at The Grammys Sunight night

February 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

LOS ANGELES — Get the sunglasses and tanning oil out: The Beach Boys are reuniting at The Grammys Awards for their first live performance in more than two decades.
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Funny how the Grammy comedy category has changed

February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Fewer comedians are recording proper comedy albums on major labels and are instead turning to DIY options such as YouTube, Twitter and podcasting, as well as TV specials, to get their jokes out there. Or they’re recording material for multiple media platforms: A live performance might be edited down into a shorter TV special, then the audio retooled as an album for iTunes. Continue Reading

Adele is poised for Grammy coronation Sunday night

February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

No artist owned 2011 quite like Adele, and she’s poised to sweep the major awards at the Grammys next weekend (Sunday night on CBS). If she does, she would become the first performer since the Dixie Chicks in 2007 to win awards for album, song and record of the year. Continue Reading

Adele is poised for Grammy coronation Sunday night

February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

No artist owned 2011 quite like Adele, and she’s poised to sweep the major awards at the Grammys next weekend (Sunday night on CBS). If she does, she would become the first performer since the Dixie Chicks in 2007 to win awards for album, song and record of the year. Continue Reading

Grammy nominations: Kanye gets 7; Adele, Mars, Foos get 6

December 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

It was Adele’s year, and when the Grammy Awards are revealed next February, it very well may be her night. But on Wednesday night, the British songstress shared in the Grammy nominations glory. While she was nominated for six trophies, including album of the year for “21″ and record and song of the year for her bitter groove “Rolling in the Deep,” Bruno Mars and the Foo Fighters also received six each, and it was Kanye West who was the night’s top leader, with seven nominations. Continue Reading