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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.

American Music Awards 2014: Watch Lorde, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift and more

The American Music Awards carry about the same weight as the Teen Choice Awards. It's a night where we consistantly find ourselves asking: "Is he/she still famous?" and "People actually like Pitbull?" (We're looking at you, Lorde) Regardless, there are a handful of good performances hidden among some of the mess, and this year Lorde, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift and others provided some good entertainment.