Inside The Album of The Year

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Making a Case for Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’ as GRAMMY Album of the Year

In our Inside Album of the Year mini-documentary on Random Access Memories, we made a case for not only Daft Punk’s win last night, but the influential role they’ve played in music across numerous genres throughout their comparatively brief history.

01/27/2014

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Inside The Album Of The Year: fun. ‘Some Nights’

See the story behind the band who was nominated not just for Album Of The Year, but five other categories including Song Of The Year, Record Of The Year and Best New Artist.

02/06/2013

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Inside the Album of the Year: Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’

“They’re the British bluegrass guys!” “They’re folk-rock on steroids!” “The little banjo band that could.”

01/30/2013

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Inside the Album of the Year: Frank Ocean ‘Channel Orange’

Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange was one of the most eagerly anticipated albums of 2012. After 2011’s highly acclaimed nostalgia, ULTRA mixtape, expectations incredibly high for Ocean’s debut album. Channel Orange didn’t disappoint: by year’s end, […]

01/23/2013

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Inside The Album Of The Year: Jack White ‘Blunderbuss’

Blunderbuss ended up being one of 2012’s biggest rock albums, and is one of the nominees for the Album Of The Year GRAMMY. So, why did he decide to go solo?

01/16/2013

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Inside The Album Of The Year: The Black Keys’ ‘El Camino’

Although it was released in 2011, The Black Keys’ El Camino was one of the biggest albums of 2012; it catapulted the group to arena-headlining status and earned them five GRAMMY nominations, including Album Of The Year.

01/09/2013

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