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Grammys 2013: Pre-telecast ceremony broadens the spotlight
Grammys 2013: Pre-telecast ceremony broadens the spotlight

Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock album for “El Camino” and rock song for “Lonely Boy.” In a broader sense, since instituting the ceremony in 2004 to salute the vast majority of musicians not featured on prime-time TV, the Recording Academy has used the pre-telecast event in pursuit of an unspoken goal:  letting the world know that the 70 categories not highlighted on television -- mostly classical, jazz, regional music and technical awards -- also...

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