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That was Justin Bieber with “Somebody to Love.” The sixteen-year-old received the Grammy nomination for best new artist. Bieber said he “couldn’t believe it.”
The Recording Academy held a televised concert last week to announce the major Grammy nominations.
Hip-hop star, Eminem, singer Bruno Mars, and country group Lady Antebellum, captured quite a few. Faith Lapidus has our story and plays some nominated music.
That is Eminem with Rihanna performing “Love the Way You Lie,” nominated for song of the year. It is on Eminem’s album, “Recovery,” which also received a Grammy nomination. In all, Eminem could win eleven Grammys at the awards ceremony in Los Angeles February 13.
Katy Perry is also up for album of the year award for “Teenage Dream.” It is Perry’s third studio album. Almost 200,000 copies of “Teenage Dream” sold in the first week of its release last May. Here is the title track.
The performers on the television show “Glee” are nominated for two Grammys. One of the honors is for this version of “Don’t Stop Believin’,” a song first recorded by the group Journey.
Among the best alternative music album nominees is “Brothers,” from the group Black Keys. The two-man band formed in 2001 in Ohio and has six albums. We leave you with “Howlin’ for You” from the Black Keys Grammy nominated album, “Brothers.”