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Grammy winner Fun named UN champions

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Members of Fun., from left, Nate Ruess, Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff. AP

Some nights may be for belting their tunes, but now they are playing the melody of advocacy.

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Kings of Leon remember grandfather, namesake

File photo shows members of Kings of Leon, from left, Jared Followill, Caleb Followill, Nathan Followill and Matthew Followill in Nashville, Tenn. When the Followill family, brothers Nathan, Caleb, Jared and cousin Matthew, moved to Nashville to start a rock band, they wanted the band’s name to pay homage to their family ties back in Oklahoma. Leon Followill, grandfather of the four members of the Grammy-winning rock band Kings of Leon, died on Jan. 9, 2014, at the age of 84, but his grandsons said his legacy will continue to live on through their music. AP

When the Followill family — brothers Nathan, Caleb, Jared and cousin Matthew — moved to Nashville to start a rock band, they wanted the band’s name to pay homage to their family ties back in Oklahoma.

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Jay Z tops Grammy nominations with 9

In this April 14, 2013 file photo, Macklemore, left, and Ryan Lewis, right, perform "Can't Hold Us" with Ray Dalton at the MTV Movie Awards in Sony Pictures Studio Lot in Culver City, Calif. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are among the clear favorites as The Recording Academy prepares to unveil its Grammy nominees on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. A handful will be unveiled during a CBS special, and the rest announced after it airs. Matt Sayles/Invision /AP

Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations with nine, but left-of-center hip-hop stars Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were among a group of young performers who took many of the major nominations.

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Keys on fire in Manila

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Alicia Keys gave all she got for her Filipino fans Monday night at SM MOA Arena. Photo by Nestor Corrales/INQUIRER.net

International Grammy-singing winner Alicia Keys conquered the Philippines Monday with her powerful voice and immense talent on playing the keyboards and beating the drums.

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Fun, music-filled morning with Fil-Am Tony, Grammy winner and wife

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KRISTEN Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez: What an engaging couple! photo: Ruben V. Nepales

Filipino-American Robert Lopez— Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning composer— played the piano while his wife and songwriting partner, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, sang in her beautiful voice.

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Jazz keyboardist George Duke dies at 67

In this July 13, 2009 file photo, US jazz artist George Duke performs on the Stravinski Hall stage at the 43rd Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland. Duke, 67, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Los Angeles. He was being treated for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. AP

George Duke, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, has died. He was 67.

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‘Babel’ by Mumford & Sons wins best album Grammy

From left, Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Country Winston and Ted Dwane, of musical group Mumford & Sons, arrive at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

“Babel” by British folk rockers Mumford & Sons won the coveted Album of the Year award at the 55th Grammy Awards on Sunday.

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‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ wins best record Grammy

Winner for Record of the Year Gotye (L) and singer Kimbra react on stage at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. AFP /JOE KLAMAR

“Somebody That I Used to Know” by Gotye featuring Kimbra won the coveted Record of the Year award at the 55th Grammy Awards on Sunday.

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First Singaporean nominated for Grammy falls short

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The first Singaporean to be nominated for a Grammy came up short on Sunday, with guitarist Arun Shenoy losing out to top veteran trumpeter Chris Botti for best pop instrumental album.

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Fun.’s ‘We Are Young’ wins song of the year Grammy

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Fun receives their Grammy for Song of the Year at the Staples Center during the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. AFP/JOE KLAMAR

Fun.’s night just got real fun: The pop-rock trio won the Grammy for song of the year for “We Are Young.”

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Music stars ooze sex appeal on Grammys red carpet

Jennifer Lopez arrives at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles.  Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

US television network CBS may have warned stars not to show too much skin on stage Sunday at the Grammys, but A-listers tested the limits on the red carpet in body-conscious, revealing gowns.

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Adele wins best pop solo performance Grammy

Adele. AFP/ ROBYN BECK

British songstress Adele won the Grammy for best pop solo performance on Sunday, the first award handed out during the main event on the music industry’s biggest night of the year.

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