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Daft Punk Wins Record, Album of the Year

Lorde wins Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance for 'Royals'

(Newser) - Awards? What awards? A few Grammys were handed out beforehand, Rolling Stone reports, but the show is first and foremost ... a show. Beyonce kicked things off by getting sexy on a chair and giving the censors a challenge with "Drunk in Love." Jay-Z joined in to rap and... More »

Jay Z Leads Grammy Noms, Timberlake 'Snubbed'

Justin left out in album, song, record categories

(Newser) - Justin Timberlake may have earned seven Grammy nominations, but he still has reason to cry himself a river: The pop star was shut out of the top Grammy categories—album, song, and record of the year—though his comeback effort, The 20/20 Experience, is 2013's best-selling release. It might... More »

Billboard's Song of the Summer Is ...

Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines,' while Miley Cyrus gets No. 4

(Newser) - This year's official song of the summer as ranked by the Billboard charts doesn't require much of a drum roll: It's Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," which thoroughly dominated those charts from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Here are the top five:
  1. Robin Thicke, "
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7 VMA Moments Everyone Is Talking About

Miley Cyrus twerks, *NSYNC reunites, and more from the Video Music Awards

(Newser) - Pole dance? That's so 2009 . Miley Cyrus outdid herself at the MTV Video Music Awards last night with a twerking performance that left the audience feeling violated, Australia's News Network reports. Cyrus started out wearing practically nothing, then managed to find a way to strip down even further... More »

Daft Punk Snubs Colbert ... Then Things Get Awesome

...or, more accurately, things 'Get Lucky'

(Newser) - Stephen Colbert scored a major coup in snagging so-hot-this-summer Daft Punk to appear on his show last night . Except the duo bailed (apparently at 2pm Monday) because of some legalese related to their upcoming "surprise" MTV Video Music Awards appearance that prevented them from showing up on TV before... More »

Predicted: Top Summer Hits of 2013

Shazam predicts summer mega-hits using 4M searches

(Newser) - Since Shazam correctly predicted Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" would be 2012's summer mega-hit, you'll probably want to download the tunes the music ID app says will take over airwaves this year. Compiled using 4 million Shazam searches, the list from USA Today looks... More »

Fans Shell Out Thousands for Daft Punk Helmets

New album is out today

(Newser) - Want to make a few bucks? Figure out how to duplicate the odd, face-covering, sometimes rainbow-lighted helmets worn by the two members of Daft Punk, suggests the Wall Street Journal . There's apparently quite a demand for replicas of the iconic headgear worn by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter,... More »

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