Grammy Awards http://kplu.org en 7 Shots At Grammy For Seattle Duo Macklemore And Ryan Lewis http://kplu.org/post/7-shots-grammy-seattle-duo-macklemore-and-ryan-lewis <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seattle’s&nbsp;</span>Macklemore<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and Ryan Lewis have seven shots at a&nbsp;Grammy&nbsp;Award on Sunday. The hip-hop duo is nominated for Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap Song, Best Rap Album and Best Music Video.</span></p><p>Local pop music critic and writer Gene Stout&nbsp;says that’s an impressive list of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.grammy.com/nominees" target="_blank">nominations</a>.</p><p>“A lot of people think of&nbsp;Macklemore&nbsp;and Lewis as an overnight success, but they’re not,” Stout said.&nbsp;“Macklemore’s&nbsp;been at it for 10 years. Certainly what they’ve done with two chart hits is extraordinary. And for a duo, it hasn’t really happened since the ‘90s.”</p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 17:43:07 +0000 Ed Ronco 12848 at http://kplu.org 7 Shots At Grammy For Seattle Duo Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Jazz Grammy winners announced http://kplu.org/post/jazz-grammy-winners-announced <p>The Grammy Awards were given out in the jazz categories during the pre-telecast ceremonies on Sunday. Check out the winners and the results of our reader poll.</p><p><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2012/02/12/jazz-grammy-winners-2/"><strong>Read more on Groove Notes.</strong></a></p><p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 17:36:20 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 4141 at http://kplu.org Jazz Grammy winners announced Latin jazz musicians to protest outside of the Grammy Awards http://kplu.org/post/latin-jazz-musicians-protest-outside-grammy-awards <p>When the Grammy Awards revealed last year that they were reducing the number of award categories from 109 down to 78, it didn&rsquo;t take long for those affected to show their displeasure. And, the passion hasn&#39;t died down. This year, members of the Latin jazz community will be protesting the awards ceremony.</p><p><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2012/02/08/latin-jazz-musicians-to-protest-outside-of-the-grammy-awards/"><strong>Read more on Groove Notes. </strong></a></p><p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 22:50:03 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 4096 at http://kplu.org Latin jazz musicians to protest outside of the Grammy Awards Grammy nominations announced http://kplu.org/post/grammy-nominations-announced <p>Nominations for the Grammy Awards were announced last night. KPLU host, and jazz blogger Kevin Kniestedt has <a href="http://groovenotes.org/2010/12/02/grammy-nominations-announced/">compiled a list of nominations in jazz categories</a>, as well as some other categories in which jazz artists are included.</p><p> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 20:10:02 +0000 Justin Steyer 269 at http://kplu.org Grammy nominations announced Thursday morning's headlines http://kplu.org/post/thursday-mornings-headlines-0 <p><em>A new plan to deal with traffic-jamming snow and ice on the roads, A Fort Lewis-based soldier gets a court martial plea deal, no special session agreement - yet, and Grammy nods for Northwest bands.</em></p><p> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 13:50:57 +0000 Gary Davis 261 at http://kplu.org Thursday morning's headlines