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Kanye West, Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons among top Grammy contenders

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Six artists top the list with six nominations of Grammy Awards each: Chicago rapper Kanye West, hip-hop titan Jay-Z, Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys (five for the duo, plus a producer nod for Auerbach), British folk-rockers Mumford & Sons, and the night's two biggest success stories: pop-rock band fun. and R&B singer Frank Ocean.
Lacking a single headliner like Adele, the crop of honorees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards, announced Wednesday during a hourlong TV special, is a welcome mash-up reflecting a singles-driven, online-dominated music market, and a corresponding younger and more diverse talent pool.
Sun-Times' Thomas Conner has the details.
The Grammy Awards will be presented Feb. 10 on CBS.

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