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Eagles Band Members & Jackson Browne to Pay Tribute to Glenn Frey on GRAMMY AWARDSEagles Band Members & Jackson Browne to Pay Tribute to Glenn Frey on GRAMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Six-time GRAMMY® winner Glenn Frey will be honored at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards® when the late musician's bandmates join close friend and collaborator Jackson Browne to perform a classic hit from the Eagles' legendary songbook. (more...)

Teen Musicians Win GRAMMY Foundation & MusiCares Teens Make Music ContestTeen Musicians Win GRAMMY Foundation & MusiCares Teens Make Music Contest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Teen musical artist Lee Reh has been chosen as the winner of the sixth annual GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares Teens Make Music Contest for his original interpretation of the importance of living above the influence of drug and alcohol use. (more...)

The Recording Academy Remembers Glenn FreyThe Recording Academy Remembers Glenn Frey
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Glenn Frey, founding member of the iconic rock band the Eagles, has died. He was 67. President/CEO of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow just released a statement on his passing. (more...)

Celia Cruz, Herbie Hancock Among Recording Academy  Special Merit Award RecipientsCelia Cruz, Herbie Hancock Among Recording Academy Special Merit Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Recording Academy® announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Ruth Brown, Celia Cruz, Earth, Wind & Fire, Herbie Hancock, Jefferson Airplane, Linda Ronstadt, and RUN DMC. (more...)

Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of David BowieRecording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of David Bowie
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

legendary singer, songwriter and actor David Bowie has passed away following a long battle with cancer. The Recording Academy has issued the following statement on Bowie's passin (more...)

2016 Grammy Nominee Album Track Listing Revealed; Pre-Order Now2016 Grammy Nominee Album Track Listing Revealed; Pre-Order Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The Recording Academy®'s GRAMMY Recordings® and Republic Records announced the track list for the 2016 GRAMMY® Nominees album (more...)

Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Pierre BoulezRecording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Pierre Boulez
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The New York Times reports that French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez, a dominant figure in classical music for over fifty years, passed away on Tuesday, January 5th at his home in Baden-Baden, Germany. (more...)

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Natalie ColePhoto Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Natalie Cole
by Walter McBride - Jan 3, 2016

BroadwayWorld previously reported that Grammy Award-winner Natalie Cole passed away on December 31, 2015 from congestive heart failure at age 65. Below, BroadwayWorld pays tribute to the legendary singer in a special photo flashback! (more...)

David Campbell Issues Statement on Passing of Natalie ColeDavid Campbell Issues Statement on Passing of Natalie Cole
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2016

David Campbell, one of Australia's foremost entertainers, who formerly served as the Adelaide Cabaret Festival's artistic director, has now issued a statement reflecting on the passing of Natalie Cole. (more...)

Recording Academy Issues Statement Upon Grammy Award-Winner Natalie Cole's PassingRecording Academy Issues Statement Upon Grammy Award-Winner Natalie Cole's Passing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2016

BroadwayWorld previously reported that Grammy Award-winner Natalie Cole passed away on December 31, 2015 from congestive heart failure at age 65. Now the Recording Academy has issued their own condolences. (more...)

Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Lemmy KilmisterRecording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Lemmy Kilmister
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

Today, The Recording Academy has issued the following statement on the passing of Lemmy Kilmister (more...)

Grammy Winner William Guest Has Died; Recording Academy Releases StatementGrammy Winner William Guest Has Died; Recording Academy Releases Statement
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned the sad news that William Guest died on December 24, 2015. The Gladys Knight and the Pips singer passed away of congestive heart failure in Detroit, Michigan, his home for fifty years. He was 74. (more...)

LL COOL J Returns to Host the 58th Annual GRAMMY AwardsLL COOL J Returns to Host the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Entertainment icon and two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J is set to return as host of the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards, marking his fifth consecutive year as master of ceremonies. (more...)

Stone Temple Pilots Lead Singer Scott Weiland Dies at 48Stone Temple Pilots Lead Singer Scott Weiland Dies at 48
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

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by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The Recording Academy's GRAMMY Recordings and Republic Records have teamed to release the 2016 GRAMMY Nominees album, available in stores and via digital retailers Jan. 22, 2016. (more...)

2016 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME Inductees Revealed2016 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME Inductees Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, The Recording Academy® has announced the newest additions to its vaunted GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®. (more...)

Grammy Foundation Announces 2016 Signature Schools SemifinalistsGrammy Foundation Announces 2016 Signature Schools Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

The GRAMMY Foundation® (www.grammyfoundation.org) announced today that 119 schools nationwide have been selected as GRAMMY® Signature Schools semifinalists (more...)

Recording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Musician Allen ToussaintRecording Academy Issues Statement on Passing of Musician Allen Toussaint
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

CNN reports that New Orleans songwriter, musician and producer Allen Toussaint passed away on Monday, November 9th of a heart attack at the age of 77. (more...)

Clive Davis and The Recording Academy to Host Pre-GRAMMY Gala This FebClive Davis and The Recording Academy to Host Pre-GRAMMY Gala This Feb
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Clive Davis and The Recording Academy will present the annual Pre-GRAMMY Gala on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., the evening before the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards. (more...)

Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing to Honor Rick Rubin During GRAMMY Week CelebrationRecording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing to Honor Rick Rubin During GRAMMY Week Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing will celebrate its ninth annual GRAMMY Week event by honoring multi-GRAMMY winner Rick Rubin for his commitment to creative and sonic excellence and ongoing support for the art and craft of recorded music. (more...)

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