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'Journey' scores video game world's first Grammy nomination

by Take Two

Title screen of the video game, Journey. The game's composer, Austin Wintory, scored the video game industry's first Grammy nomination. Journey

The Grammys have been around for more than 50 years, and through that time we've seen pretty much everything. From Nikki Minaj staging a fake exorcism during the show to Elton John performing with Lady Gaga.

But there is one new, completely unique thing happening at this Sunday's awards. For the first time, a video game score has been nominated for a Grammy.

Emily Reese from the video game music podcast, Top Score,  joins the show.

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