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Jazz Lives On In New Orleans

Jazz Lives On In New Orleans
New Orleans — Singer John Mayer sang his hits after local-born bluesman Dr. John performed hometown favorites such as "Iko Iko" on Friday to close out the sun-drenched first day of the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

They were among the final performers on a day heavy on Louisiana-influenced music, such as T'Monde, a band of 20-somethings that kicked off the festival with century-old, fiddle-heavy Cajun tunes.

"Je vais faire accoire, que tu m'aimes toujours," sang Drew Simon (pronounced See-mon), while playing the accordion to lyrics from an old Cajun song that loosely translated means "I'm going to make believe that you still love me."

T'Monde (pronounced Tee-mone), in Cajun French can mean "little world" or "little people." The group based in Lafayette, La., opened one of the festival's 12 stages Friday under sunny skies, 70-degree temperatures and a gentle breeze.

Jazz Fest spans two weekends. It continues through Sunday and
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Announcing the Winners of the 2013 Grammy Awards!

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The Grammy Awards have concluded, handing out awards for new kings and queens of pop, rap, country, and more this year. Mumford & Sons took home the top honors for their album, Babel, while Gotye, Fun., Adele, and Kelly Clarkson all went home with golden statues. Check out all the winners and let us know if you agree or if your favorite artist was robbed. Album Of The Year Babel, Mumford & Sons Record Of The Year "Somebody That I Used to Know," Gotye Song Of The Year "We Are Young," Fun. Best New Artist Fun. Best Pop Solo Performance "Set Fire to the Rain," Adele Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group "Somebody That I Used to Know," Gotye featuring Kimbra Best Pop Instrumental Album Impressions, Chris Botti Best Pop Vocal Album Stronger, Kelly Clarkson Best Dance Recording "Bangarang," Skrillex featuring Sirah Best Electronica/Dance Album Bangarang, Skrillex Best Traditional
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Grammys 2013: Full winners list

The 55th Grammy Awards have arrived, and music's biggest night promises a ton of trophies, and hopefully some great live performances by today's hottest acts. Who has the best record of 2012? How about the year's best new artist? Stick with Zap2it throughout the night, as we continue updating the list of this year's winners!

All of the award categories are below, with the winners in bold.

Record of the Year"Lonely Boy" by The Black Keys"Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" by Kelly Clarkson"We Are Young" by Fun., featuring Janelle Monáe"Somebody That I Used To Know" by Gotye, featuring Kimbra"Thinkin Bout You" by Frank Ocean"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift

Album of the Year"El Camino" by The Black Keys"Some Nights" by Fun."Babel" by Mumford & Sons"Channel Orange" by Frank Ocean"Blunderbuss" by Jack White

Song of the Year
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