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The 48th Annual Grammy Awards took place on February 8, 2006, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
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Ciara

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The album was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and garnered four nominations at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards.

Common (rapper)

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Its popularity was matched by May 2005's Be, which was nominated for Best Rap Album, at the 2006 Grammy Awards.

Gold Digger (Kanye West song)

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At the 2006 Grammy Awards, "Gold Digger" was nominated for Record of the Year and won the award for Best Rap Solo Performance.

Fly Like a Bird

Carey performed the song on several high-profile industry events, including the 48th annual Grammy Awards, the Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast concert charity benefit, and Idol Gives Back.

We Belong Together

We Belong Together
Carey performed the song on several award shows and television appearances around the world, namely MTV Movie Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Macy's Fourth of July Parade, The Oprah Winfrey Show and the 48th Grammy Awards.

Feel Good Inc.

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The song won Best Pop Collaboration at the 2006 Grammy Awards.

Ordinary People (John Legend song)

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At the 48th Annual Grammy Awards "Ordinary People" received two nominations for Song of the Year and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, winning the latter.

Hollaback Girl

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"Hollaback Girl" received several award nominations, including Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Record of the Year at the 48th Grammy Awards, but lost in both categories.

The Emancipation of Mimi

The Emancipation Of Mimi
To promote the album, Carey performed at the 48th Grammy Awards, the MTV Movie Awards 2005, the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards and the American Music Awards of 2005.

Fall Out Boy

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Fall Out Boy received a Best New Artist nomination at the 2006 Grammy Awards.

Late Registration

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It earned West the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Rap Album and an Album of the Year nomination, while appearing at the top of several publications' year-end lists ranking the year's top albums.

Franz Ferdinand (band)

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At the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, the album earned a nomination for Best Alternative Album and one of the singles released from the album, "Do You Want To", earned a nomination for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

Sugarland

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Sugarland was nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy and performed the song "Something More" at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards in February 2006.

Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Solo

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Grammy Awards of 2006

Gorillaz

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The virtual characters were first used at the 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards on 3 November, and again at the 2006 Grammy Awards, on 8 February 2006 with the addition of Madonna, where the band played a pre-recorded version of "Feel Good Inc."

Kelly Clarkson

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Mariah Carey, John Legend, and Kanye West were each nominated for eight awards and won three; Alison Krauss & Union Station also won three awards; and Kelly Clarkson won two.
Breakaway garnered Clarkson many accolades, including two trophies at the 48th Grammy Awards—the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Since U Been Gone" and the Best Pop Vocal Album.

Grammy Award for Best Gospel Song

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The award, reserved for songwriters, was first presented to James Harris III, Terry Lewis, James Q. Wright, and Yolanda Adams at the 48th Grammy Awards in 2006, for the song "Be Blessed" performed by Yolanda Adams.

Because of You (Kelly Clarkson song)

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Clarkson performed "Because of You" at the 48th Grammy Awards which took place on February 8, 2006, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Glen Ballard

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He won the 2006 Grammy Award for [[Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media|Best Song Written for a Motion Picture]] for the song "Believe" (The Polar Express).

Christina Aguilera

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Aguilera also contributed vocals to Herbie Hancock's 2005 cover of Leon Russell's "A Song for You", which was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals at the 48th ceremony.

Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album

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Fijación Oral, Vol. 1

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1'' was the Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album at the 2006 Grammy Awards, and the Album of the Year and the Best Female Pop Vocal Album at the Latin Grammy Awards.

Fair & Square

At the 48th Grammy Awards, Fair & Square won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album.