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GREEN DAY TAKE ROCK ALBUM GRAMMY

on January 30, 2010

LOS ANGELES – Green Day's "21st Century Breakdown" has won the best rock album Grammy.

The group's album topped works by U2, AC/DC, Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood, and the Dave Matthews band.

[Full article at AP]

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GREEN DAY PREVIEW MUSICAL AT GRAMMYS

on January 30, 2010

At the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (January 31), Green Day gave the world a preview of the musical based on their 2004 album American Idiot. Singing along with the cast of the show coming soon to Broadway, Billie Joe Armstrong and the band busted out "21 Guns," a cut off 21st Century Breakdown, which won the Best Rock Album Grammy.

Directed by Tony-winning "Spring Awakening" helmer Michael Mayer, the show began a run at the Berkeley Repertory Theater in September 2009. Telling a story of love, loss and war, the musical integrates songs from American Idiot as well as 21st Century

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AMERICAN IDIOT CAST TWEETS

on January 29, 2010

American Idiot cast members will be live tweeting from the Grammy Awards tomorrow! Follow Gerard Canonico, Declan Bennett and Libby Winters on Twitter as they take you through all the excitement. You can see all of their #AIGrammys tweets here http://tr.im/aigrammys

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PRESS RELEASE

on January 29, 2010

Green Day to Perform "21 Guns" Live with the Broadway Cast of American Idiot at the Grammy Awards This Sunday

Video for New Version of Green Day’s Platinum Single “21 Guns” — Featuring the Cast of Hit Musical American Idiot — Premieres Exclusively on AOL Music on February 1st

Brand-New “21 Guns” EP Now Available

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The video for the new version of Green Day’s platinum single “21 Guns,” now available from all digital service providers, will premiere on AOL Music on February 1st.

Both the song and video feature the members of Green Day, singer-guitarist

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GRAMMY REHEARSAL

on January 29, 2010

2 p.m. -- Green Day with the American Idiot cast

Security is crazy-tight at the Staples Center. Not only did we need to apply in advance for accreditation just to get in the door -- once we do get in, we have to empty our pockets and/or purses and go through a metal detector. We are given backstage pass-style stickers, told we must wear them at all times and escorted into the sectioned-off portion of the arena where the media (and a few lucky fans) are allowed to sit.

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