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Sara Bareilles Nominated for Grammy

Sara Bareilles Nominated for Grammy - Last year, platinum pop songstress Sara Bareilles was nominated for two Grammy Awards thanks to her effervescent debut album, “Little Voice.”

This month, she received another nomination for her infectious single “King of Anything” from “Kaleidoscope Heart,” her sophomore album.

“I think the news is still kind of sinking in, to be honest,” the Eureka-born keyboardist says. “It hasn’t been that long since the record came out, so it was quite a shock. But I had a blast the first time at the Grammys, so I’m excited just to go and run around there again.”

Sara Bareilles Nominated for Grammy

That is nothing compared to another honor recently bestowed on Bareilles, who hits The City in a sold-out show tonight. Hers is the first card flipped to in President Barack Obama’s Rolodex when he and the first lady are recruiting entertainers.

“I don’t know how it happens, but whenever it comes my way, I’ll take it!” she says of the coveted White House gigs, such as playing the Easter Egg Roll this year and the annual Christmas Tree Lighting alongside B.B. King.

Also, she essentially opened for the president at a recent Las Vegas rally for Sen. Harry Reid.

“I’ve been very fortunate with the president and this administration,” says Bareilles, a lifelong Democrat. “I’ve been invited to multiple events and performed for them a handful of times.”

Sara Bareilles Nominated for Grammy

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