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Cut Copy, My Morning Jacket Receive Grammy Nods

Aussie indie dance trio Cut Copy and American rockers My Morning Jacket may have little in common aesthetically and musically, but both have received nominations for this year’s Grammys.Cut Copy’s third release, entitled Zonoscope, snagged a nomination for best Dance/Electronica Album, the cap on a busy year of touring for the band, including a blistering set at the Coachella Festival. Meanwhile, My Morning Jacket’s sixth release Circuital, has earned the group a Best Alternative Album nomination alongside acts like Radiohead, Bon Iver, Death Cab For Cutie and Foster The People.

Like Cut Copy, the band has spent of much of 2011 on the road, headlining at Lollapalooza, Bannaroo and other festivals. My Morning Jacket plans to close out the year on a high note, playing their biggest headlining show yet at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 14. The Grammys will be broadcast on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles onĀ  February 12 at 8PM EST/7PM CST.


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