Mumford And Sons
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Nominated for Best New Artist and Best Americana Album, this was the first time the Denver, CO threesome have graced the stage at the GRAMMYs. Along with Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers are seen as […]
The GRAMMY pre-telecast gave out its first award for Best Short Form Music video to Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris for “We Found Love.” The video, directed by Melina Matsoukas and shot in Belfast and Bangor, […]
“[It’s] a bit daunting but we’d rather play it than just sit in the crowd and be awkward,” Marcus Mumford said. “It’s better than it could be.” Mumford & Sons are no strangers to the […]
“They’re the British bluegrass guys!” “They’re folk-rock on steroids!” “The little banjo band that could.” Those are some of the ways that Radio.com‘s panel of music experts described six-time GRAMMY-nominated band Mumford & Sons, whose […]
Among the big GRAMMY nominees this year there’s one stand out: the fiddle. Or the violin if you’re not feeling all that country. From Album of the Year nominees Mumford & Sons, fun. and Jack […]
Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson and the guys of fun. are all teaming up for a brand new GRAMMY compilation album. In honor of the upcoming awards show the Recording Academy is releasing a 22-track record […]
2012 was the year rock made a triumphant comeback with a slew of essential full-length releases & an epic number of GRAMMY nominations…
Outkast’s Big Boi On What Rappers Can Learn From Mumford & Sons: “Their Music Is Filled With Feeling”
Outkast rapper Big Boi is a smart guy who uses Mumford & Sons as a great example for other aspiring artists to follow, including rappers. Since nothing says “keeping it real” like a banjo and some mandolins. Seriously though!
The theme of this year’s nominations could be taken in a number of ways, but when you look at the contenders up for all-powerful Album of the Year category, one thing is certain: it’s the year of the underdogs and the newcomers.