Best New Artist 1: Alabama Sizzle

GRAMMY FEVER, BEST NEW ARTIST EDITION, TAKE ONE: The above clip offers a concise introduction to the phenomenon that is ATO's Alabama Shakes, and why they're serious contenders for the Best New Artist Grammy trophy. Dig the energy, the passion, the grit and the groove--not to mention the critical raves--and you'll be reminded why there's been so much rhapsodic talk about this genre-busting Southern band, fronted by the soulful firebrand Brittany Howard. (1/24p)