Grammy Awards

This year's Grammy nominations for Best Bluegrass Album include "Three Chords and the Truth" along with projects by The Boxcars, Dailey & Vincent, Della Mae, and Del McCoury Band. Writing for the CD release of "Three Chords and the Truth," Randy Pitts recalls hearing James King for the first time in 1992 in Owensboro and describes him as a "stocky ex-Marine whose voice bowled me over." Kate speaks with King:

From NPR: The Grammy Awards have one nomination rocking the music world, but in a bad way. Liechtenstein's Al Walser is up for a best dance single for “I Can’t Live Without You,” mostly because he used the social networking site Grammy 365 to lobby for votes.

In other Grammy news, Justin Bieber’s upset he didn’t get any noms.