Double Win for The Weeknd! Singer Wins Best R&B Performance and Best Urban Contemporary Album

Double Win for The Weeknd! Singer Wins Best R&B Performance and Best Urban Contemporary Album
That's two for the Weeknd! Abel Tesfaye, Canadian R&B mastermind behind the Weeknd racked up two awards at Monday night's 58th Grammy Awards for Best R&B Performance and Best Urban Contemporary Album. The artist's first win for Best R&B Performance salutes his mega-hit, "Earned It," which is featured on the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack. The Weeknd, beat out Tamar Braxtn, Andra Day, Hiatus Kaiyote and Jeremih for the award. Congrats Best R&B Performance @theweeknd - "Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)" #GRAMMYs— The GRAMMYs (@TheGRAMMYs) February 15, 2016 Moments later, The Weeknd
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Get Ready for the 2016 Grammys With the Full List of Nominees

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Award season isn't just about movies - the music industry is also getting its due, with the Grammy Awards taking place on Feb. 15. The nominations were announced in December, and to the surprise of no one, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran dominated, but there are also some incredible new names in there, like The Weeknd and James Bay, while Kendrick Lamar also walked away with multiple nods. Confused about why Adele isn't dominating every single category? 25 didn't come out in time for this year's awards. Check out the full list below! Best New Artist Courtney Barnett James Bay Sam Hunt Tori Kelly Meghan Trainor Record Of The Year "Really Love" by D'Angelo and The Vanguard "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift "Can't Feel My Face" by The Weeknd Song Of The Year "Alright" by Kendrick Lamar "Blank
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2016 Grammy Awards: And the Nominees Are…

With just over two months until the 2016 Grammy Awards, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences just released the first batch of nominees.

And as could be expected, Taylor Swift scored nods for Record of the Year and Song of the Year while her buddy Ed Sheeran also nabbed a Song of the Year and Record of the Year mention.

The 58th annual Gramm Awards will go live on February 15th, 2016 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles with plenty of powerful performances and a slew of sexy stars. Meanwhile, here is the first wave of nominees-

Record of the Year

“Really Love,” by D’angelo and the Vanguard

“Uptown Funk,” Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

“Thinking Out Loud,” Ed Sheeran

“Blank Space,” Taylor Swift

“Can’t Feel My Face,” The Weeknd

Album of the Year

Sound & Color, Alabama Shakes

To Pimp A Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar

Traveller, Chris Stapleton
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‘Coming Home’ Review By Leon Bridges: Soul Joints To Set Your Parents Moving

Leon Bridges might’ve built a time machine. His Columbia Records debut album, Coming Home, was released earlier this week and is filled with the kind of juke box soul joints that likely set your parents moving. Much like his soul revivalist contemporaries like Hiatus Kaiyote or The Alabama Shakes, the fingerprints of legendary artists like Sam Cooke, […]

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Grammys 2014: Full winners list

Which music stars went home with awards at the 2014 Grammy Awards? Find out with this full winners list.

Winners in each category are bolded.

Record of the Year

"Get Lucky" -- Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers

"Radioactive" -- Imagine Dragons

"Royals" -- Lorde

"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Bruno Mars

"Blurred Lines" -- Robin Thick feat. T.I. and Pharrell

Album of the year

"The Blessed Unrest" -- Sara Bareilles

"Random Access Memories" -- Daft Punk

"Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" -- Kendrick Lamar

"The Heist" -- Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

"Red" -- Taylor Swift

Song of the year

"Just Give Me a Reason" -- Jeff Bhasker, Pink and Nate Ruess (Pink feat. Nate Ruess)

"Locked Out of Heaven" -- Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine and Bruno Mars (Bruno Mars)

"Roar" -- Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry and Henry Walter (Katy Perry)

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