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Tune-Yards tops Pazz and Jop list; LL Cool J to host Grammys

Merril Garbus was this year’s consensus critical favorite. (Josh Sisk/For The Washington Post)

- The City Paper takes a look at how D.C. acts did in the poll, while also linking to the ballots of all local music scribes. If you really want to go overboard with statistical analysis like you’re some sort of sabermetric music nerd, this site is your dream come true.

- LL Cool J will be the host of next month’s Grammys. It will be the first time the show has had a host since 2005.

- President Obama wants Arcade Fire, the Roots, Jack Johnson and more in his corner for the upcoming election. He’s already got support from Jay-Z, Janelle Monae and Vampire Weekend.

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