The short lists for the 63nd annual Grammy awards that celebrate music's best feature an eclectic mix of pop powerhouses, feisty chart-toppers and little-known underdogs.
And, as usual, there was a laundry list of eyebrow-raising snubs and a bunch of straight up oddball nods.
Here's a look at the kookier nominations and head-scratchers in this year's Grammy race:
The 8th edition of the Jazz in Church Festival will take place over April 23-26 at the Lutheran Church in Bucharest, informs a press release of the Jazz.ro Association sent to AGERPRES on Tuesday. Participating in the festival will be 20 artists from all over the world, who will perform jazz, medieval music, contemporary pieces and improvisations.
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Tom Petty, the musical legend behind some of rock’s greatest hits, died Monday after going into cardiac arrest.
He was 66.
The “Free Fallin’” singer was taken to UCLA Medical Center early Monday morning but could not be revived, Tony Dimitriades, the band manager said in a statement.
He died at 11:30 p.m., surrounded by family, friends and his bandmates.