Inside The Album Of The Year

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GRAMMYs Album of the Year: Inside Beyoncé’s ‘Beyoncé’

In addition to changing the whole paradigm on marketing an album, Beyoncé released a dual audio and visual album, complete with music videos to accompany every track—something only a few artists have done before.

01/05/2015

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GRAMMYs Album of the Year: Inside Ed Sheeran’s ‘X’

With ‘x,’ Ed Sheeran took a big step towards credibility with music critics.

01/05/2015

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Making a Case for Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’ as GRAMMY Album of the Year

In our Inside Album of the Year mini-documentary on Random Access Memories, we made a case for not only Daft Punk’s win last night, but also acknowledged the influential role they’ve played in music across numerous genres throughout their comparatively brief history.

01/27/2014

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Inside the Album of the Year

Take a closer look at the nominees for the Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Daft Punk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Sara Bareilles.

01/06/2014

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Inside The Album Of The Year: fun. ‘Some Nights’

“No pun intended.” It’s a line you often hear when talking about fun.

02/06/2013

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Inside the Album of the Year: Mumford & Sons ‘Babel’

“They’re the British bluegrass guys!” “They’re folk-rock on steroids!” “The little banjo band that could.”

01/30/2013

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Inside the Album of the Year: Frank Ocean ‘Channel Orange’

Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange was one of the most eagerly anticipated albums of 2012. After 2011’s highly acclaimed nostalgia, ULTRA mixtape, expectations incredibly high for Ocean’s debut album. Channel Orange didn’t disappoint: by year’s end, […]

01/23/2013

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Inside The Album Of The Year: Jack White ‘Blunderbuss’

Blunderbuss ended up being one of 2012’s biggest rock albums, and is one of the nominees for the Album Of The Year GRAMMY.

01/16/2013

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Inside The Album Of The Year: The Black Keys’ ‘El Camino’

Although it was released in 2011, The Black Keys’ El Camino was one of the biggest albums of 2012; it catapulted the group to arena-headlining status and earned them five GRAMMY nominations, including Album Of The Year.

01/11/2013

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