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Bernie Sanders is up for a Grammy…

This should make him and his supporters happy, eh?

If he wins he would join other Democratic top  pol’s  Hillary Clinton, Jimmy Carter and BaracK Obama …They all have earned them for books…

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) could be adding Grammy winner to his resumé — the 2016 White House hopeful just garnered his first Grammy nomination.

The former presidential candidate and actor Mark Ruffalo were nominated Tuesday in the spoken word category for the audiobook of “Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In,” Sanders’ 2016 tome.

Other nominees in the category include Bruce Springsteen, the late actress Carrie Fisher, astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and songwriter Shelly Peiken.

While the nomination marks the first time 76-year-old Sanders has been a Grammy contender, several political figures have snagged the coveted music award in recent years.

Former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Obama are both two-time Grammy winners in the Spoken Word category. Carter won in 2015 and 2007, while the 44th ex-commander in chief picked up the award for 2008’s “The Audacity of Hope” and his 2006 book, “Dreams From my Father.”….

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2014 Grammys…..

Beyoncé and her husband, Jay-Z, opened the 56th annual Grammy Awards.

Beyoncé and her husband, Jay-Z, opened the 56th annual Grammy Awards.

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…from the huffington post….

Music’s biggest night has arrived with the56th annual Grammy awards. Winners in 82 categories will be announced throughout the evening in categories ranging from Record of the Year, where Daft Punk, Lorde and Bruno Mars are among the nominees, to Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance.

Winners included Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, as the duo took home awards for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album (“The Heist), Best Rap Song (for “Thrift Shop”) and Best Rap Performance (for “Thrift Shop”). Daft Punk, Imagine Dragons, Kacey Musgraves and Led Zeppelin were also award Grammys by The Recording Industry in 2014.

This year, Jay Z led all artists with nine Grammy nominations, including nods for Best Rap Song, Best Rap Album and two Best Rap/Sung Collaboration citations (with wife Beyonce, and also Justin Timberlake). Jay Z was followed by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and Timberlake, all of whom had seven nominations.

Nominees in the four most high-profile Grammy categories are below, along with live updates from the event. (A complete list of Grammy winners is underneath the live blog.) LL Cool J hosts the 56th annual Grammy Awards, which air on CBS starting at 8 p.m.

RECORD OF THE YEAR
“Get Lucky” – Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
“Royals” – Lorde
“Locked Out Of Heaven” – Bruno Mars
“Radioactive” – Imagine Dragons
“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“The Blessed Unrest” – Sara Bareilles
“Random Access Memories” – Daft Punk
“Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” – Kendrick Lamar
“The Heist” – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
“Red” – Taylor Swift

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