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Blogcritics on the 2006 Grammys

The 48th Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast February 8th from the Los Angeles’ Staples Center on CBS. Leading the pack with eight nominations each are Mariah Carey, Kanye West, and newcomer John Legend. 50 Cent, Beyonce Knowles, Black Eyed Peas’ Will.I.Am and Stevie Wonder are all swaggering around with six nominations.

Blogcritics has all the news and will be covering the Awards like a latex glove:

Coming Soon: The Anti-Grammys
My yearly attempt to understand that crazy music the kids are dancing to these days…
Posted to Music by Stephen V Funk on February 10, 2006 11:02 AM

U2, Kanye Win Multiple Grammys and The Daily Music and Tech News
U2 scores 5, Kanye scores 3 At this year’s Grammy Awards. many stars went home with multiple awards. U2 won Album, Record and Song of the Year and two other honors. Rapper Kanye West Best Rap, Song and…
Posted to Music by Katharine Donelson on February 9, 2006 03:45 PM

Grammy Reaction: U2 Drops a Bomb
Grammy Night. By the time the telecast is over on the west coast the night’s stars are already neck deep in after party. Rewind to 5pm PT, with 80 degrees of daylight outside, the Gorillaz…
Posted to Music by Chip Ross on February 9, 2006 06:09 AM

Music’s Biggest Night to Honor Their Own and Celebrate
Music’s biggest night isn’t over when the last award is handed out, not by a long shot. For the second year in a row, The Grammy Celebration Party will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center immediately following…
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on February 8, 2006 08:23 PM

Grammy Preview and Predictions
The Grammy Awards almost don’t matter. With over 108 categories, often with bizarre titles, seemingly everyone gets a chance to win. Then there is that history of head scratching winners — Maroon 5 bests Kanye West, Jethro Tull out-metals Metallica,…
Posted to Music by Chip Ross on February 8, 2006 07:01 AM

Recording Academy to Pay Tribute to New Orleans
The 48th Annual Grammy Awards, Music’s biggest night, will be televised live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on CBS tomorrow night. The latest addition to the long list of performers and presenters is an an all-star tribute…
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on February 7, 2006 09:05 PM

Paul McCartney Added to List of Grammy Performers
The legend will grace the stage for a very special performance. A Kelly Clarkson performance and many presenters were also announced.
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on February 6, 2006 12:33 AM

2006 Grammy Award Predictions
Grammy predictions! Who will win and who will merely be performing?
Posted to Music by Sterfish on February 5, 2006 10:26 PM

Sirius Radio Highlights and Previews the Grammys
Sirius Radio is giving the Grammy’s “The Star Treatment.”
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on January 31, 2006 01:50 PM

CD Review: 2006 Grammy Nominees
21 Grammy nominated songs all in one CD.
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on January 27, 2006 05:30 PM

Sly and the Family Stone May Perform at Grammys
Reclusive icon Sly Stone (real name: Sylvester Stewart) may re-join the The Family Stone to perform at the 2006 Grammy Awards, reports the Washington Post. This will mark the first time since bassist Larry Graham and drummer Greg Errico…
Posted to Music by John Owen on January 27, 2006 05:29 PM

More Grammy Presenters and Performers Announced
Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, and Sugarland are among the artists most recently added to the list of performers for this year’s award show. Springsteen who has previously won twelve Grammys is nominated for five this year. Coldplay is…
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on January 26, 2006 06:14 PM

The Recording Academy and MusicCares Honor James Taylor
The Recording Academy announced today that mulit-Grammy winning singer and songwriter James Taylor will be honored as the 2006 MusiCares Person of the Year at a ceremony on February 6. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center,…
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on January 23, 2006 07:24 PM

2006 Grammy Nominees To Be Released
2006 Grammy Nominees, which highlights this years nominees by The Recording Academy will be in stores this Tuesday, January 24. The CD is a joint release by The Recording Academy and Sony BMG, and contains 21 of…
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on January 21, 2006 09:44 PM

Pop Culture Update 1/20/06
Recent pop culture events that hit the headlines or just plain intrigue 2006 Inductees to Grammy Hall of Fame Announced The list includes mine own cherished favorite, “Hair”. There’s plenty more of the old classics to be inducted into the Hall of…
Posted to Culture by Patfish on January 20, 2006 11:35 AM

U.S. Teens Would Give Grammys to Carey and West
In a Harris Interactive survey, 1,092 teens aged 13 to 18 were asked who they would give the Grammy to in the top categories. The results seemed to favor former chart toppers. When it comes to Record…
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on January 18, 2006 11:35 PM

Grammy Performers Announced
The Recording Academy announced today the names of some of those who will be performing on the 48th Annual Grammy Awards: Mariah Carey, John Legend, and Kanye West. All three artists are up for eight awards each….
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on January 18, 2006 02:22 PM

Grammy Hall of Fame And Merit Award Winners Announced
Twenty-five recordings are being added to the already massive list of selections that are the Grammy Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame, established in 1973, honors recordings that it deems has historical significance and that are at least…
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on January 13, 2006 12:42 AM

Ace Engineer/Producer Al Schmitt to Be Honored at ’06 Grammys
Yesterday, the Recording Academy announced the recipients of this year’s special merit awards, which will be presented at the Grammys in Los Angeles on February 8. David Bowie, Cream, Merle Haggard, Robert Johnson, Jessye Norman, Richard Pryor, and the…
Posted to Music by Eric Olsen on January 11, 2006 10:12 PM

Pop Culture Notes 12/16/05
Recent pop culture events that hit the headlines or just plain intrigue Grammy Nominations Pop siren Mariah Carey was nominated for eight Grammy awards, punctuating a remarkable comeback for a singer whose star had dimmed in recent years….
Posted to Culture by Patfish on December 16, 2005 07:14 AM

Grammy Nominations Announced
Nominations for the 48th Annual Grammy Awards were announced yesterday. Mariah Carey, Kanye West, and John Legend all top the list, receiving eight each. Also worth noting is six nominations each for 50 cent, Beyonce Knowles, Black Eyed Peas’,…
Posted to Music by Connie Phillips on December 9, 2005 11:03 AM

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Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014.Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: Twitter@amhaunted, Facebook.com/amhaunted, Pinterest America's Most Haunted.Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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