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The 2012 Grammy Award Nominations

 

 

The  2012 Grammy Nominations were announced last night during  "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night telecast!!  There were the predicted nominees like Adele, who received 6 nominations including Album of the Year for "21"  and Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga.  There were also some surprises too!!  Check out the list of nominees below and get the complete list here!   The 2012 Grammy Awards are February 12th at 7pm on CBS!

THE 2012 GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

Record of the Year
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”
Bon Iver, “Holocene”
Bruno Mars, “Grenade”
Mumford & Sons, “The Cave”
Katy Perry, “Firework”

Song of the Year
Kanye West, “All of the Lights”
Mumford & Sons, “The Cave”
Bruno Mars, “Grenade”
Bon Iver, “Holocene”
Adele, “Rolling in the Deep”

Best New Artist
The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj
Skrillex

Album of the Year
Adele, 21
The Foo Fighters, Wasting Light
Lady Gaga, Born This Way
Bruno Mars, Doo-Wops and Hooligans
Rihanna, Loud

Best Pop Solo Performance
“Someone Like You” — Adele
“Yoü And I” — Lady Gaga
“Grenade” — Bruno Mars
“Firework” — Katy Perry
“F***in’ Perfect” — Pink

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
“Body And Soul” — Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse
“Dearest” — The Black Keys
“Paradise” — Coldplay
“Pumped Up Kicks” — Foster The People
“Moves Like Jagger” — Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

 

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A Look Inside Lady Gaga's Workshop !!

I had a blast in NYC this past weekend!!  It was the first time I had visited the Big Apple during the holiday season and I wasn't disappointed!  One of the first stops on my trip was to the flagship Barney's stire on Madison Avenue.   Lady Gaga colaborated with the iconic department store to put together hundereds of fun items in all price ranges for a limited time.  25% of the sale of these items goes to her Born This Way Foundation.  You can check out the Barney's website here for more information.   Check out my pictures from my visit ot Lady Gaga's workshop for a sneak peek inside!  It was fabulous!!



































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Happy Thanksgiving!! Gratitude is Everything!

I have always been a big believer in gratitude!!  I try and start each and everyday being thankful for all that I have.  it really starts my day off the right way!!  I also think it's important to thank those around us for everything they do!!  Even the smallest gesture of thanks can make someone's day!!  Yesterday this happened to me when I went to my mailbox and found a small envelope.  I was not expecting anything special , but when I opened it I found the most lovely thank you note from Taylor Swift!  Yes, the Taylor Swift who I had the pleasure of meeting last month when she was at the Frank Erwin Center.  This lovely thank you card turned what had been a stressful , crazy day into a fun and exciting one!!  I posted a few pictures below to share with you!! 

That is what gratitude does, no matter where it comes from, it's pretty powerful stuff!!  I want to thank you , our loyal Majic 95.5 listeners for your friendship and for listening everyday.  It really does mean the world to me!!  Happy Thanksgiving!!








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Colored Toilet Paper Is Back!!



It's back!!  After many years of being taken off the market because the color dyes were said to be dangerous, colored toilet paper was taken off the market.  I remember our bathroom was pink and we always had the matching TP.  Well it looks like it's back in a bigger, bolder and brighter way!!  A company called Extra Colorful has a new line of vibrant toilet paper, even black!!  It's is completely non toxic and said to be soothing too!!  The only problem I have is the $6.99 price tag for two rolls!!  Check out some of the colors below and on their website here!





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Will Nail Polish For Men Catch On?

 Look out ladies!!   We've got some competition in the nail polish department.  A men's grooming company called Evelution Man has come out with a line of nail polish for men!!  I've know rock stars like Steven Tyler wear nail polish and it seems that Johnny Depp and David Beckham are fans of this line of nail colors, but the guy next door?  I don't think so, though I do think a manicure looks great on a man!  What do you think?  Check out the full Evelution Man line here!

     


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A Feel Good Video For Veteran's Day!!

In honor of Veteran's Day I wanted to share an adorable video with you.  It is of a 2-year old girl being read a special bedtime story by her daddy ,who is a U.S. Airman far from home. I think it really shows the sacrifice that military families make when their loved ones are overseas defending our country. 
On this Veteran's Day, let us keep the men and women who serve and have served our country in our thoughts in prayers.   As you can see here, they truly give up so much to protect our freedom!


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The Top 10 "Shopoholic" Cities in America!!



I love shopping, but had no idea I was living in one of the Top 10 most "Shopaholic" cities in America!!  That's right Austin comes in at #9 on Bundle.com's list.  We Austinites spend an average of $213 per month on clothes, shoes and otherwear!  The national average is $142.08.  The biggest "Shopaholic" city is none other than the nation's capital, Washington DC.  Check out the entire Top 10 below!!



1. Washington D.C. Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $263

2. Arlington, Virginia
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $254.58

3. Nashville, Tennessee
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $251.17

4.Scottsdale, Arizona
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $243.17

5.Dallas, Texas
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $228.58

6.San Francisco, California
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $227.42

7. San Jose, California
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $221.17

8. Seattle, Washington
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $221.17

9. Austin, Texas
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $213

10. Bakersfield, California
Residents average monthly spending in clothes, shoes and other wear: $201.50

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Yes, Ryan Gosling Was In Austin This Weekend!!




Ryan Gosling graced Austin with his presence this past weekend!  Ryan was in town filming the Terence Malik film "Lawless" at the "Fun, Fun, Fun, Fest!  This is the same film that Christian Bale was filiming at ACL back in September.  There are tons of pictures of Ryan floating around and there is even a tumblr dedicated to his visit.  So if you missed seeing the gorgeous Ryan Gosling check it out here!!  The picture above was taken by our own Public Service Director Chris Sanchez!  Lucky guy!!

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Take A Look Inside Jennifer Aniston's $8.7 Million NYC Apartment

Jennifer Aniston just purchased a new $8.7 million apartment in NYC!  No big deal you say? Well this one comes with a beautiful nursery too!!   

 

Check out the pictures here! 

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Forever Lazy? Yes, This Is Real!!
Happy Monday!  Yes, the weekend is over, but we did get to sleep in an extra hour!!  If you could would you like to be "Forever Lazy"?  I saw this commercial yesterday (yes, it's real), and I had to share it with you!  Would you really want one of these?  What will they think of next?

 
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Fun At The Majic 95.5 Taste of Home Cooking School!
We had so much fun last night at the Majic 95.5 Taste of Home Cooking School!!  Jamie Dunn and Alex O'Neal took to the stage and made over 20 mouth watering recipes!!  I was in the VIP lounge where I was able to meet so many of you and enjoy the delicious cooking of the amazing Jack Allen!!  Everyone left with a Majic 95.5 goodie bag filled with recipes, utensils, spices and the Taste of Home magazine!!   We hope to see all of you again next year!!  In case you missed it check out my pictures below!!


Alex and I with the amazing Jack Allen!!







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The Shortest Celebrity Marriages!!
 


SHORT CELEBRITY MARRIAGES

Everyone is freaking out about Kim Kardashian's failed marriage of 72 days to Kris Humphries. The truth is, Kim and Kris made it pretty far compared to some celebrity couples. Here are some celebrity marriages that lasted for even less time than theirs ...

  • Drew Barrymore and Jeremy Thomas: 19 days
  • Mario Lopez and Ali Landry: 2 weeks
  • Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman: 9 days
  • Cher and Gregg Allman: 9 days
  • Michelle Phillips and Dennis Hopper: 8 days
  • Britney Spears and Jason Alexander: 55 hours
  • Felipe de Alba and Zsa Zsa Gabor: 1 day
  • Robin Givens and Syetozar Marinkovic: 1 day
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