Kraftwerk Awarded Lifetime Achievement Grammy

As part of the 56th GRAMMY Awards, The Recording Academy presented a Special Merit Award to Kraftwerk for their contributions to the recording field. Kraftwerk received the Lifetime Achievement Award, in addition to The Beatles, Mexican songwriter Armando Manzanero, country singer Kris Kristofferson, funk band the Isley Brothers as well as – posthumously – the blues… Read More Kraftwerk Awarded Lifetime Achievement Grammy

2011 Grammy Award Nominations Go To David Guetta, Skrillex, Deadmau5 – But Who Would You Nominate?

The Recording Academy announced Wednesday nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards, with David Guetta, Skrillex & Deadmau5 each getting nods. Nominations in electronic and dance music related categories include: Best Dance/Electronica Album: Zonoscope – Cut/Copy 4×4=12 – Deadmau5 Nothing But The Beat – David Guetta Body Talk, Pt. 3 – Robyn Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites – Skrillex Best… Read More 2011 Grammy Award Nominations Go To David Guetta, Skrillex, Deadmau5 – But Who Would You Nominate?

What Do Roger Linn & Dolly Parton Have In Common?

What do electronic drum machine pioneer Roger Linn and Dolly Parton have in common? The Grammy Recording Academy has announced its Special Merit Awards recipients, and Linn & Parton are among the recipients: Julie Andrews, Roy Haynes, Juilliard String Quartet, The Kingston Trio, Dolly Parton, Ramones, and George Beverly Shea as Lifetime Achievement Award honorees; Al Bell, Wilma Cozart… Read More What Do Roger Linn & Dolly Parton Have In Common?

Grammy Awards Announced, Daft Punk, Justice Winners

The winners of the 51st Grammy Awards have been announced, and Daft Punk & Justice are among the winners: Best Dance Recording: “Harder Better Faster Stronger,” Daft Punk, Thomas Bangalter and Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo, producers; Thomas Bangalter and Guy Manuel de Homem-Christo, mixers; track from “Alive 2007” (Virgin Records) Best Electronic Dance Album: “Alive… Read More Grammy Awards Announced, Daft Punk, Justice Winners

Nine Inch Nails’ CC-Licensed Ghosts I-IV Nominated For A Grammy Award

This week, the Grammy Awards nominations were announced – and, for the first time, a Creative Commons-licensed track and album are on the list.  Nine Inch Nails’ 34 Ghosts IV is nominated for Best Rock Instrumental Performance, while the album that track appears on, Ghosts I-IV, is up for Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package. Creative Commons… Read More Nine Inch Nails’ CC-Licensed Ghosts I-IV Nominated For A Grammy Award

2008 Grammy Nominations For Best Dance, Electronica Recordings

The Grammy Awards has announced their nominations for the 2008 Grammy Awards in the Dance and Electronica categories. There are a few howlers in the nominations – let me know what you think of the nominees in the comments! Best Dance Recording (For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances. Vocal or Instrumental. Singles or tracks… Read More 2008 Grammy Nominations For Best Dance, Electronica Recordings