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As Grammys arrive, cover bands ponder what songs will have legs

7:49 AM, Feb. 7, 2013
Nate Ruess and his band, Fun., head into Sunday's Grammy Awards with six nominations. The band's song 'Some Nights,' off the Grammy-nominated album of the same name, has become popular with cover bands and their audiences.
Nate Ruess and his band, Fun., head into Sunday's Grammy Awards with six nominations. The band's song 'Some Nights,' off the Grammy-nominated album of the same name, has become popular with cover bands and their audiences.
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With the 55th annual Grammy Awards set for Sunday, it makes one wonder how the chosen ones got selected to take that stroll down the red carpet.

Is it money? Is it connections? Is it the music? Well, in reality, it's a combination of those things - and so much more - that separates fun. from your once-upon-a-time basement band.

But not all Grammy winners are guaranteed a life of fame and fortune, nor are non-Grammy winners doomed to a life of white T-shirts and Ramen noodles. Also, don't forget that songs sometimes take on a life of their own causing them to, in some backwards way, get even more popular ...

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