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 also acknowledged 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

Take a closer look at the nominees for the Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Sara Bareilles. A panel of music experts weighed in on each album to tell you the stories behind their pop culture impact.

01/06/2014

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

“No pun intended.” It’s a line you often hear when talking about fun. Truth is, the band’s name (which, as you might already know, is spelled with a lowercase “f” and a period at the […]

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.” Those are some of the ways that Radio.com‘s panel of music experts described six-time GRAMMY-nominated band Mumford & Sons, whose […]

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’

After spearheading three successful rock bands (The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather), starting a record label (Third Man Records) and producing albums for legendary artists (Loretta Lynn and Wanda Jackson), it seemed […]

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 […]

01/11/2013

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