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Grammys 2013: Gotye And Kimbra Are Still BFFs Almost 2 Years After Release Of “Somebody I Used To Know”

Antipodean artists Gotye and Kimbra duetted on the mammoth hit “Somebody I Used To Know,” a song that became one of the biggest international smashes in recent memory. The pair are nominated at the 2013 Grammy Awards in the Record Of The Year category, and they stopped by our area on the Grammy Night Live carpet to share their thoughts with VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown host Jim Shearer. Read more…

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Grammys 2013: Ed Sheeran And Elton John Form Their Own “A Team”

It’s incredible to see how far Ed Sheeran has progressed in his career since VH1 Tuner first met him last spring at the 2012 SXSW Music Festival. That night, we chatted to him for a few minutes before he played a solo acoustic show in front of 75 people or so —this was a few months before he became our You Oughta Know artist— but tonight, he performed in front of tens of millions of people worldwide alongside none other than Rock And Roll Hall of Famer Elton John. Read more…

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Grammys 2013: Mumford & Sons Clear Up Major Questions On The Red Carpet

The night has begun, and we’re kicking off our very special Grammy Night Live with a bang by chatting with some of the show’s most decorated nominees. Mumford & Sons continue their effortless brand of cool tonight by breezing by the red carpet (sunglasses ON, natch) to clear up any threat of drama should Babel go home with Album of the Year.

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Grammys 2013: Ed Sheeran Notes That Tonight’s Crowd Is “On Edge”

Ed Sheeran was a big winner at the BRIT Awards last year, but tonight is the first time that our You Oughta Know alum has attended an awards show on American soil. Our own Big Morning Buzz Live host Carrie Keagan just caught up with our ginger friend on the red carpet on Grammy Night Live, currently livestreaming on VH1.com. Read more…

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Olly Murs Laments A Certain “Troublemaker” In Exclusive You Oughta Know Live Performance

Olly Murs was without new friend Flo Rida during our You Oughta Know shoot, but between his distinctly Brit-ish pronunciation and the improvised moves of his enthusiastic backup dancers, we didn’t even sweat. (Sorry, Flo!) This month’s featured artist broke down current single, “Troublemaker,” for YOK Live, bringing an infectious energy to our personalized stage, as well as a stellar band.

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The Lumineers Unveil New Video For “Stubborn Love”: Watch It Here!

Former You Oughta Know act The Lumineers have flown the coop since being featured back in July, now headed for the big, bad Grammy Awards in Los Angeles this very weekend. We couldn’t be prouder! To help celebrate all they’ve accomplished, we’ve got our hands on a first-look at their latest music video for “Stubborn Love,” available exclusively here on VH1.

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Grammys 2013: Who Should Win Song Of The Year? [POLL]

If an artist wins the Grammy for Song of the Year, they’ve immediately been granted permission to stunt on everybody for at least a year with “Hi, I’m Grammy winner [insert name], and my song was, well, better than any other song that year.” It’d be pretty obnoxious but the Recording Academy acknowledging your song as the best one for the year is clutch. Read more…

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Grammys 2013: Who Should Win Best New Artist? [POLL]

Best New Artist Grammy Category

If you’ve been counting down the days until Taylor Swift, Elton John, and Rick Ross are in the same room, your dreadful wait is almost over. Almost. Now that the Beyoncé Super Bowl has come and gone–taking much of New Orleans’ electricity along with it–it is time for us music nerds to prognosticate on which of our favorite acts will take home something big and shiny at the 2013 Grammy Awards this weekend… and who will be adding trophies to their bookshelf.

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