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Daily Throwback: Jennifer Lopez – “Get Right”


Lifted as the lead single to her fourth studio album, “Get Right” is perhaps the brightest gem in Jennifer Lopez’s catalog. Produced by Rich Harrison, the man behind Amerie’s1 Thing” and Beyoncé’sCrazy in Love,”  “Get Right” is notable for its use of a horn sample from James Brown’sSoul Power ’74.” Peaking just outside the top 10 at No. 12 on the Hot 100, “Get Right” became J.Lo’s first chart-topper in Britain since 2001’s “Love Don’t Cost a Thing.”

Did You Know? “Get Right” received four nominations at the 2005 MTV Video Music AwardsBest Dance Video, Best Direction, Best Choreography, and Best Editing.

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LL Cool J To Host 2012 Grammy Awards


For the first time in seven years, the Grammy Awards have named a host. LL Cool J will take the reins of 54th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles on February 12.

“I’m thrilled to be part of Music’s Biggest Night,” he said in a statement. “I will always have fond memories of my first Grammy Awards and to now be hosting the Grammy show, in the company of so many other incredible artists, is a dream come true.”

The two-time Grammy winner has hosted the live Grammy nominations concert show each year since its inception in 2008.

Other hosts over the years have included Queen Latifah, the most recent host in 2005, Jon Stewart, Billy Crystal, Ellen DeGeneres, and Rosie O’Donnell.

Lady Gaga to Perform at ‘Grammy Nominations Concert Live’


Lady Gaga is one of the performers announced for the “Grammy Nominations Concert Live” TV special, which takes place live on Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 10-11 p.m. ET at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.

The fourth annual one-hour long special, which will announce nominations in several categories, will also feature a performance by Jason Aldean.

The 54th annual Grammy Awards will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, and broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

[Billboard]