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The 7 Kickstarter-Funded Albums That Got Grammy Nods

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The 7 Kickstarter-Funded Albums That Got Grammy Nods

Billboard reports: One of the less-mentioned feats of the 2015 Grammy Awards is its most impressive: A record seven nominated albums were largely financed by Kickstarter, up from four in 2014.

Music remains the crowdfunding platform’s most popular category, with more than $135 million pledged to 35,470 projects (nearly half funded successfully) since the site’s 2009 launch. And while the company has not yet made it to a marquee category, Arcade Fire’s 2011 win for best album shows victory for an independent is possible. Click on the link below to read more…

Author: Harley Brown, Billboard

Read More/Original Source: http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/digital-and-mobile/6465450/the-7-kickstarter-funded-albums-that-got-grammy-nods

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