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Watch Remembering Donald Byrd, Jazz Trumpeter Who Spanned Generations
February 11, 2013 – Byrd helped to develop hard bop jazz, and his funkier recordings shaped black pop music for years.
Read Mumford & Sons Take Home Album Of The Year Grammy
Read The Kentucky Fiddler Who Inspired Aaron Copland's 'Hoe-Down'
February 10, 2013 – Bill Stepp turned the traditional tune "Bonaparte's Retreat" from a march into a hoedown.
Read Frank Ocean's Big Year, And What Hasn't Changed In Hip-Hop
February 9, 2013 – Ocean's six Grammy nods round out a year in which his sexuality was as big a topic as his music.
Watch Famous Behind The Scenes, A Hitmaker Covets The Spotlight
February 8, 2013 – Producer Jeff Bhasker has worked with fun. and Beyonce. Now he's looking for a solo career.
Watch The Real Story Of How Macklemore Got 'Thrift Shop' To No. 1
February 8, 2013 – A rap group out of Seattle says it rose to the top without a label. But did it?
Read Remembering American Conductor James DePreist
Read In A Diverse World, Grammy Sticks To Its Values
Watch Why J Dilla May Be Jazz's Latest Great Innovator
Watch Why Al Walser Got A Grammy Nomination And Justin Bieber Didn't
February 7, 2013 – The voting rules for the awards almost always leave room for disappointment or confusion.
Read The 'Ancient Vibration' Of Parlor Music, Revived By Two Generations
February 6, 2013 – The only album ever recorded by the masterful Lena Hughes acts as a kind of time capsule.
Watch Reg Presley, The Voice Of 'Wild Thing,' Dies
Listen Reg Presley, Who Sang 'Wild Thing' With The Troggs, Dies
February 5, 2013 – The 71-year-old singer died at his home in England.
Watch Remembering Karen Carpenter, 30 Years Later
Read The Roots Of Beyonce's Super Bowl Spectacular