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YoungArts Honors Jason Moran and Jessica Lang at Backyard Ball Presented by Max MaraYoungArts Honors Jason Moran and Jessica Lang at Backyard Ball Presented by Max Mara
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

On Saturday, January 14, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) hosted its annual fundraiser in Miami, theBackyard Ball performance and gala, to help support the artistic development of the nation's most promising young artists. In addition to recognizing the talent of this year's 691 YoungArts Winners, the event honored jazz pianist Jason Moran (1993 Winner in Jazz) with the Arison Alumni Award, and choreographer Jessica Lang as the Arison Award Honoree for their vital contributions and commitment to the arts. The event also featured Javon Jones's acceptance of the inaugural 2016 Max Mara Young Visionary Award presented by Maria Giulia Maramotti, Max Mara's Director of retail for North America.  (more...)


by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016

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Tony Yazbeck to Helm Vignettes for YoungArts' 2017 Backyard Ball; Honorees Announced!Tony Yazbeck to Helm Vignettes for YoungArts' 2017 Backyard Ball; Honorees Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

On Saturday, January 14, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will host its largest annual fundraiser, the Backyard Ball performance and gala, as the culmination of the organization's signature program, National YoungArts Week, from January 8 - 15. (more...)

Chris Young Announces CMA-Sponsored TOYS FOR TOTS DriveChris Young Announces CMA-Sponsored TOYS FOR TOTS Drive
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Chris Young has been making the holidays shine for children by partnering with Toys for Tots to collect toys for deserving children in nine states during his “I'm Comin' Over Tour” this fall. (more...)

Dolly Parton Announces Additional Broadcast Partners for Smoky Mountains Rise TelethonDolly Parton Announces Additional Broadcast Partners for Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Several famous names have been added to the growing list of celebrities set to perform during Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. (EST). (more...)

Chris Young & Cassadee Pope React to Grammy NominationsChris Young & Cassadee Pope React to Grammy Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Chris Young and Cassadee Pope are all smiles today as they received the news of their No. 1 hit, “Think of You,” being nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance at the upcoming 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Today, December 3, 2016Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Today, December 3, 2016
by - Dec 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on today, December 3, 2016! (more...)

YoungArts Kicks Off Miami Art Week with Opening FestivitiesYoungArts Kicks Off Miami Art Week with Opening Festivities
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Last night, on Tuesday, November 29th, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) kicked off its Miami Art Week programming with the debut of two visual arts exhibitions: When We Were Young, which features rarely seen contemporary masterworks from the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection paired with newly created works by YoungArts Visual Arts alumni; and Roots, an immersive, site-specific installation of new work by Cuban-American artist Jose Parla.  (more...)

Carolina Country Music Fest Returns to with Over 30 Star-Studded PerformersCarolina Country Music Fest Returns to with Over 30 Star-Studded Performers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The much-anticipated Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) will once again grace the beautiful sandy shores of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (more...)

Chris Young Establishes Annual Scholarship for Middle Tennessee State UniversityChris Young Establishes Annual Scholarship for Middle Tennessee State University
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

RCA Records Nashville artist and former Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) student CHRIS YOUNG celebrated the season of giving today (Nov. 28) by creating an annual scholarship for recording industry students at his alma mater. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, November 26, 2016Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Saturday, November 26, 2016
by - Nov 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on Saturday, November 26, 2016! (more...)

Chris Young Collects Toys for Tots Donations at 'I'm Comin' Over Tour' Concert StopsChris Young Collects Toys for Tots Donations at 'I'm Comin' Over Tour' Concert Stops
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

RCA Records Nashville artist CHRIS YOUNG is getting in the holiday spirit a little early this year, teaming up with Toys For Tots to collect unwrapped toy and book donations along his “I'm Comin' Over Tour” concerts stops through December 10. (more...)

YoungArts Awards 691 Winners From 40 StatesYoungArts Awards 691 Winners From 40 States
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) is proud to announce the 2017 YoungArts Winners-691 of the nation's most promising young artists in the literary, visual, design, and performing arts. (more...)

YoungArts Announces Miami Art Week EventsYoungArts Announces Miami Art Week Events
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

During this year's Art Basel Miami Beach, the National YoungArts Foundation will host two visual arts exhibitions on their Miami campus, including the debut of a new body of work by José Parlá and an installation of rarely seen masterworks from the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, as well as a booth at PULSE Miami Beach Contemporary Art Fair. Co-curated by Naomi Fisher (1994 YoungArts Winner in Visual Art) and Luisa Munera, YoungArts Artistic Programs Coordinator, the booth will feature works by ten YoungArts alumni.  (more...)

YoungArts to Premiere Newly Commissioned Short Films at OUTSIDE THE BOX EventYoungArts to Premiere Newly Commissioned Short Films at OUTSIDE THE BOX Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

On November 5, 2016, the National YoungArts Foundation will premiere five collaborative short films created by YoungArts alumni as the season's first Outside the Box event, which takes place outdoors and is free to the public. (more...)

Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton Among Winners of 2016 CMA AWARDS; Full List!Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton Among Winners of 2016 CMA AWARDS; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood returned last night to host Country Music's Biggest Night in 2016. THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS aired live from the Bridgestone Arena on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Intel Security Outlines Strategy for Protecting New Digital EconomyIntel Security Outlines Strategy for Protecting New Digital Economy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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Winners of 2016 ASCAP Country Music Awards RevealedWinners of 2016 ASCAP Country Music Awards Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

On Halloween, ASCAP presented a night of incredible treats at our 54th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. (more...)

Ashley Gorley Named ASCAP Country Music Songwriter of the Year; Bluegrass Pioneer Ricky Skaggs, Rising Country Star Chris Stapleton Honored at 54th Annual ASCAP Country MAshley Gorley Named ASCAP Country Music Songwriter of the Year; Bluegrass Pioneer Ricky Skaggs, Rising Country Star Chris Stapleton Honored at 54th Annual ASCAP Country M
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

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Garth Brooks Reaches 7 Diamond Career MilestoneGarth Brooks Reaches 7 Diamond Career Milestone
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

A capacity crowd filled Nashville's Ascend Amphitheatre Mondayjoining Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and a host of friends to celebrate Garth Brooks becoming the first recording artist in history to earn Seven Diamond Album Certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). (more...)

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