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Preview: 'New Artist' Contest at the Grammys

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Preview: 'New Artist' Contest at the Grammys

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Preview: 'New Artist' Contest at the Grammys

Preview: 'New Artist' Contest at the Grammys

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Among the nominees for best new artist at this Sunday's Grammy Awards are Tex-Mex artists Los Lonely Boys, the Los Angeles band Maroon 5, young British soul singer Joss Stone, producer-turned-rapper Kanye West and the hot country artist Gretchen Wilson. Michele Norris talks with music critic Tom Moon about the category.