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Best of 2012: Albums of the year

Best of 2012: Albums

And here we are at the end of Reverb’s Best of Week. Wednesday we listed our favorite Colorado artists and Thursday we compiled the best songs of 2012. Now, the Reverb editors and writers bring you the best albums of 2012. The year saw some great newcomers in hip-hip and R&B, along with the debut of the Denver group, the Lumineers, who scored a few Grammy nominations and made one list here.

55th Grammy Awards: The nominees, who will win, and who deserves to win

The Lumineers and Joe Pug at the Bluebird

Nominations for the 55th Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday night, and it’s almost as if the Academy has actually been listening to music this year. Denver-based folk group, the Lumineers, scored two huge nominations for Best Americana Album and Best New Artist.

Here’s a look at the nominations for the big five categories with, of course, some predictions: