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    Grammy Campgrammy-camp that is!

    Here’s an awesome opportunity for high school students, who have an interest in a career in music, to work alongside industry professionals and artists. It’s one of the only programs of it’s kind and is available to students right here in Los Angeles. The other locations include New York and Nashville.

    The LA camp dates are June 18th to the 27th and now is the time to apply for entry.

    It’s not only for singers or musicians, the camp is also great and beneficial for audio engineers, concert promoters, electronic music producers, managers,  music journalists, singers, songwriters. If it has anything to do with a professional career in music, GRAMMY CAMP is a place to learn all about it.

     

     

     

     

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    Tori Kelly and James Bay

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    If you missed Tori Kelly and James Bay’s performance at the Grammy’s, do yourself a favor and check it out. This was their first ever Grammy performance and it did not disappoint. Both Kelly and Bay were individually nominated in the best new artist category.

    Best “new” artist is a fairly inaccurate term. These artists have been grooming their talents for many many years long before they are given the title of best new artist.

    Tori Kelly built a massive YouTube following with 8 years of hard work, over a million followers. James Bay, a British singer/songwriter, caught the attention of a Republic Records A&R after a fan uploaded a video to YouTube of him performing at an open mic in London, and within a week he was signed to the label.

    Every day thousands of hopeful young musicians are following in Kelly and Bays’ footsteps posting videos of themselves singing their hearts out. They are on YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, and Periscope; using every platform possible in hopes that maybe one day they too can be considered the best new artist.

    This year’s Grammy went to Meaghan Trainor who became most popular for her song “All about That Bass” but Bay and Kelly’s live performance definitely left its mark. We’re looking forward to great things from these two talented artists.

     

     

     

     

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    Music Worth Noting Pt. 3

    We’re dedicating this week’s Music Worth Noting to unsung artists. The may not be regularly recognized for their great work–they may even be insulted by another artist–but they brought a sense of awe to our day. You remember how important feeling awesome is, don’t you?

     

    Father Raps to Son

    This video had us in tears and based on the numbers of views, we’re guessing that others had an emotional connection to this song. Jayce Correia raps to his son Jared who lives with cerebral palsy that has left him unable to stand, walk, talk and see. The video opens with a lethargic Jared but as soon as Jayce begins rapping you can see the young boy responding to the music with his head bopping. Heartfelt lyrics include: “Next to you I feel like a coward” and “I couldn’t be prouder / what you must go through every hour.”

     

    Dancers Interpret “Stay With Me”

    This is a beautiful interpretation of Sam Smith’s Grammy-winning song “Stay With Me.” The dancers stay true to the theme of love and love lost and makes us wish we had taken dance lessons!

     

    Beck – Devil’s Haircut

    One thing we learned watching the Grammy’s last week is that people have no idea who Beck is. While that thought makes us feel old, young people are missing out on a great, audacious and weird musician. Music.Mic has several examples of why Beck is a radical genius but we’ll just give you one example.

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    Grammy Facts and Figures

    The Grammy Awards are Sunday (8 p.m. on CBS) and you can look forward to performances by Chris Martin, AC/DC, and Pharrell Williams as well as see if Kanye West and U2 take home an award. Yet, most of the reports leading up to this big music event seems to be data-driven—we blame you Nate Silver for starting this trend—filling our brains with facts and figures. We thought we should share some of the most interesting stories with you.

     

    Numbers

    If you have ever wanted to know the length of the red carpet, the total number of nominees up for an award, and if the Latin Grammy’s Twitter account attracts more fans than the English language version, this story is for you.  While we won’t give away the answers we will say that we were sad to learn that both Snoop Dogg and Brian McKnight have been nominated for a Grammy 16 times and have never won!

     

    More Numbers

    If you are a fan of alternative/indie music we have some bad news for you. Its hey-day has long past—in fact it began its descent in 2002 thanks to Nickelback. Right now, country music is outshining every music genre, a resurgence that began in the mid-1990s and, despite a few hiccups, has only increased in popularity. Pop and R&B are also currently popular. How do we know this? Voactiv tracked Billboard Hot 100 songs dating back to 1965 in an attempt to “measure the public appetite for various genres through the years.”

     

    Still More Numbers

    When The Recording Academy revealed its nominees on Twitter, it provided a unique opportunity to see the type of music that is popular around the world. According to Time magazine: “In addition to identifying the most-tweeted about nominees in some of the major categories, Twitter has also looked at which music genres were the most-talked about, and where they’re talked about.” Using that information, an interactive map was produced that dissects music preferences around the world, even down to your neighborhood.  It’s interesting, if a little unsettling (we’ll have to remember to remove the geotagging feature from our cell phones) but definitely worth a look.

     

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