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December 5, 2008 | Yvonne Villarreal, Villarreal is a Times staff writer.
When Jazmine Sullivan got her invitation to the Grammy Awards nominations telecast, she was hoping she wouldn't leave without being mentioned in at least one category. "I thought, 'I hope they don't invite me and I'm not even nominated,' " she said backstage at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday.
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December 5, 2008 | Yvonne Villarreal, Villarreal is a Times staff writer.
When Jazmine Sullivan got her invitation to the Grammy Awards nominations telecast, she was hoping she wouldn't leave without being mentioned in at least one category. "I thought, 'I hope they don't invite me and I'm not even nominated,' " she said backstage at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday.
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May 22, 2010 | By Mikael Wood, Special to the Los Angeles Times
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December 4, 2008 | Geoff Boucher, Boucher is a Times staff writer.
The Grammy Museum will open downtown this weekend, but on Wednesday night the venerable awards brand was trying to prove it's no relic in this "American Idol" era. The nominations for the 51st Annual Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday not at some early-morning news conference -- as they have been in the past -- but sprinkled in a one-hour prime-time special featuring performances by Celine Dion, Mariah Carey and other stars singing classic songs at the Nokia Theatre.
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February 8, 2009 | Todd Martens
Heading into tonight's ceremony at Staples Center, we handicap the winners in four of the most high-profile categories. BEST NEW ARTIST The field at a glance: With Adele and Duffy, there's plenty of U.K.-bred retro soul amid the best new artist crop. Though neither artist has the '60s-inspired theatricality of last year's winner, Amy Winehouse -- the bumping, keyboard-scorched groove of Duffy's "Mercy" comes close -- both are tapping into a vintage, Grammy-approved sound. They'll compete with teen pop studs the Jonas Brothers and another soul/R&B newcomer in Jazmine Sullivan, who snared five Grammy noms.
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December 5, 2008 | Randy Lewis and Todd Martens, Lewis and Martens are Times staff writers.
Lil Wayne's eight Grammy Award nominations Wednesday can be interpreted as the record industry's sincere thanks to the New Orleans rapper for proving that it's still possible to sell 1 million albums in a week, which he did in June with "Tha Carter III." He did it by exploiting nontraditional avenues, galvanizing rap fans in the months leading to the album's release with a series of mix tapes distributed over the Internet.
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