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Grammy Best New Artists 3: Frank Ocean

GRAMMY FEVER, BEST NEW ARTIST EDITION (PART THREE): Orange is the new gold. By which we mean that Best New Artist nominee Frank Ocean's Def Jam/IDJ release Channel Orange has officially been certified gold. We congratulate this groundbreaking artist, who'd already written for the likes of Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, John Legend and other stars when his 2011 mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra put him on every hipster's radar. Esteemed New York Times critic Jon Pareles placed Ocean in the company of such icons as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Prince. The gifted singer-songwriter's now-notorious blog post about his past romantic feelings prompted much speculation and analysis, but it's the open-ended emotional terrain of his music that really deserves your attention. (1/30p)

HITS LIST, YUP
IMAX version available (8/12a)
SURPRISE MEGAN DROP—"LET'S RUN THIS LAST ONE UP"
That's that, all of a sudden. (8/12a)
NEW & DEVELOPING
ARTISTS: Q3 EDITION
The stars of tomorrow—and one star of the moment (8/12a)
TOP 20: THE RACE
FOR #1 IS ON
It's neck and neck at the turn. (8/10a)
WE'RE SORRY TO BOTHER YOU, BUT WE JUST HAD TO TELL YOU
Oh, no, not again. (8/12a)
RISE OF THE INDIES
How they're reshuffling the biz deck.
THE LATIN-MUSIC MARKETPLACE
Thoughts on a changing landscape.
KETCHUP
It's everywhere.
THE NEXT HUGE CATALOG STORY
Another stunning return.
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