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Grammys 2016: Who will win and who should win

Surprises at the Grammys are few and far between, but they do happen. Arcade Fire's "The Subrubs" won Best Album back in 2011. Justin Vernon pulled down Best New Artist in a tweed coat, which only increased the confusion and ire of the fans of Skrillex and Nikki Minaj, who he felled in his win.

Kendrick Lamar leads Grammys with 11 nominations

See the full list of major award nominations By: The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar is the king of the Grammys: The rapper is the leading nominee for the 2016 awards with 11, including album of the year for "To Pimp a Butterfly" and song of the year for "Alright." Lamar, who won two Grammys earlier this year, is followed by Taylor Swift and the Weeknd, who each earned seven nominations, including album of the year.

Record industry looks to Adele’s “25” for year-end boost

By: The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Hello, it's Adele, and she's going to give the music industry a much-needed boost this year with "25." The singer's hotly anticipated album is projected to sell over a million units in its debut week after it is released Friday, helping the ailing record business in the final quarter of the year.

Taylor Swift fan in Denver impresses her idol with knitted sweater

Someone knitted this sweater of a Polaroid of me and gave it to my mom at the show. Thank you, mysterious knitter. pic.twitter.com/firiax6SzS — Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) September 7, 2015 Taylor Swift successfully took over the Pepsi Center for two shows over Labor Day weekend, and tens of thousands of tweens and their parents shook it off righteously as part of the sold-out "1989" tour.

Taylor Swift is more powerful than Apple

BY BRANDON BAILEY AP TECHNOLOGY WRITER PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Taylor Swift has Apple changing its tune. Hours after the pop superstar criticized the giant tech company in an open letter posted online, Apple announced Sunday that it will pay royalties to artists and record labels for music played during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service.