Individuality takes center stage at Grammys
Published 12/06/2012, The Associated Press
Fun. helped break up the sound of dance and electronic music on Top 40 radio with its edgy pop-rock grooves. Frank Ocean made a bold statement in R&B — with an announcement about his sexuality and with his critically revered, multi-genre album, “channel ORANGE.” And Mumford & Sons continued to bring its folk-rock swag and style to the Billboard charts with its sophomore album. They all were rewarded Wednesday when The Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 2013 Grammy Awards.Word count: 834
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