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Grammy Foundation Expands Music Education and Preservation EffortsGrammy Foundation Expands Music Education and Preservation Efforts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The GRAMMY Museum® and GRAMMY Foundation® have announced that the two organizations are merging to become the leading educational institution dedicated to broadening the historical and cultural significance of music. (more...)

Recording Academy to Honor Grammy Winner Keith Urban This AprilRecording Academy to Honor Grammy Winner Keith Urban This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

On April 5, The Recording Academy® will honor four-time GRAMMY® winner Keith Urban with the Recording Artists' Coalition® Award at the annual GRAMMYs on the Hill® Awards in Washington, D.C. U (more...)

Cage The Elephant to Perform at 2017 Musicares Person of the Year Tribute in Honor of Tom PettyCage The Elephant to Perform at 2017 Musicares Person of the Year Tribute in Honor of Tom Petty
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Cage the Elephant will perform at the 2017 MUSICARES PERSON OF THE YEAR tribute in honor of Tom Petty. (more...)

Tributes Set for Musical Superstars George Michael & Prince on 59th GRAMMY AWARDSTributes Set for Musical Superstars George Michael & Prince on 59th GRAMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

CBS and The Recording Academy have announced plans to honor two-time GRAMMY winner George Michael and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince at THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® with two unforgettable tribute segments. Details of the performances, including who will participate in each, will be revealed during the show. (more...)

Ken Erlich to Continue as GRAMMY AWARDS Producer Through 2020Ken Erlich to Continue as GRAMMY AWARDS Producer Through 2020
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Veteran GRAMMY Awards® producer Ken Ehrlich has extended his long-term commitment to The Recording Academy® through 2020. (more...)

Gavin Degraw, Kool And The Gang & More to Perform at 2017 GRAMMY CelebrationGavin Degraw, Kool And The Gang & More to Perform at 2017 GRAMMY Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Past GRAMMY nominee Gavin DeGraw, GRAMMY winners Kool And The Gang, and DJ Michelle Pesce are scheduled to perform at the exclusive 2017 GRAMMY Celebration (more...)

Additional Performers Announced for 2017 Musicares Person of the Year Tribute in Honor of Tom PettyAdditional Performers Announced for 2017 Musicares Person of the Year Tribute in Honor of Tom Petty
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Tom Petty will be honored as the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year in celebration of his extraordinary creative accomplishments and significant charitable work. Proceeds from the annual Person of the Year tribute—now in its 27th year—provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, and personal need. (more...)

Chance The Rapper, Little Big Town & Sturgill Simpson to Perform on 59th Annual GRAMMY AwardsChance The Rapper, Little Big Town & Sturgill Simpson to Perform on 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Additional performers will be announced shortly. (more...)

Young Musicians Win Grammy Foundation and Musicares Teens Make Music Contest and 59th Annual Grammy Awards ExperienceYoung Musicians Win Grammy Foundation and Musicares Teens Make Music Contest and 59th Annual Grammy Awards Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

 Talon David, a teen singer/ songwriter, has been chosen as the winner of the seventh annual GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens Make Music Contest for her original interpretation of the importance of living above the influence of drug and alcohol use. Second- and third-place winners for the contest have also been chosen. (more...)

Teen Musicians Win GRAMMY Foundation' and MusiCares' Teens Make Music Contest and a 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards' ExperienceTeen Musicians Win GRAMMY Foundation' and MusiCares' Teens Make Music Contest and a 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards' Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

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CBS to Present STAYIN' ALIVE: A GRAMMY SALUTE to The Bee Gees', 2/14CBS to Present STAYIN' ALIVE: A GRAMMY SALUTE to The Bee Gees', 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Just two days after the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, The Recording Academy, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, and CBS will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the landmark soundtrack to the film Saturday Night Fever by presenting 'Stayin' Alive: A GRAMMY Salute To The Music Of The Bee Gees.' (more...)

Celine Dion, Nick Jonas, Pentatonix and More to Play Grammy Tribute to the Bee GeesCeline Dion, Nick Jonas, Pentatonix and More to Play Grammy Tribute to the Bee Gees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Just two days after the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards®, The Recording Academy®, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, and CBS will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the landmark soundtrack to the film Saturday Night Fever by presenting 'Stayin' Alive: A GRAMMY® Salute To The Music Of The Bee Gees.' Previous GRAMMY® nominee Andra Day, five-time GRAMMY winner Celine Dion, multi-platinum pop-funk band DNCE, previous GRAMMY nominee Nick Jonas, previous GRAMMY nominee Tori Kelly, 10-time GRAMMY winner John Legend, current GRAMMY nominee Demi Lovato, two-time GRAMMY winners Little Big Town, two-time GRAMMY winners and current nominees Pentatonix, and four-time GRAMMY winner Keith Urban, will pay tribute to five-time GRAMMY winners and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients the Bee Gees. Seven-time GRAMMY winner and Bee Gees co-founder Barry Gibb, who released a solo album late last year, will also be on hand to perform a selection of hits from Saturday Night Fever-Soundtrack, which won Album Of The Year at the 21st Annual GRAMMY Awards and was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame® in 2004. Additional performers will be announced soon. The live concert taping will be held Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. To purchase tickets, starting at $25, visit www.axs.com or contact ticketing@grammy.com.VIP packages and group sales are also available at 877.234.8425 or tickets@aegworldwide.com. The special will broadcast on the CBS Television Network later this year.  (more...)

Tommy Allsup, Musician Who Avoided Buddy Holly Plane Crash, Dies at 85Tommy Allsup, Musician Who Avoided Buddy Holly Plane Crash, Dies at 85
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Tommy Allsup, the guitarist who fatefully lost a coin toss that kept him off a plane that later crashed and killed music legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. 'Big Bopper' Richardson, has passed away at the age of 85. (more...)

Track List Revealed for 2017 GRAMMY Nominees Album, Out 1/20Track List Revealed for 2017 GRAMMY Nominees Album, Out 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Recording Academy®'s GRAMMY Recordings® and Atlantic Records have revealed the track listing for the 2017 GRAMMY® Nominees album. (more...)

Barbra Streisand Will Take Part in Live Conversation at the Grammy MuseumBarbra Streisand Will Take Part in Live Conversation at the Grammy Museum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE will soon welcome eight-time GRAMMY®-winning artist, and current GRAMMY nominee, Barbra Streisand to the Clive Davis Theater for its first program of 2017 on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at 8 p.m. Presented by American Express, A Conversation With Barbra Streisand will be moderated by GRAMMY Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli and will feature an intimate discussion with Streisand surrounding her illustrious career as an award-winning actress, singer, director, writer, composer, producer, designer, and author. (more...)

Charley Pride, Nina Simone & More to Be Honored with The Recording Academy's 2017 Special Merit AwardCharley Pride, Nina Simone & More to Be Honored with The Recording Academy's 2017 Special Merit Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The Recording Academy announced its 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients today. The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. Thom Bell, Mo Ostin and Ralph Peer are Trustees Award honorees; Alan Dower Blumlein is the Technical GRAMMY Award recipient. (more...)

Clive Davis & Recording Academy to Honor BET Networks Chair Debra L. LeewithClive Davis & Recording Academy to Honor BET Networks Chair Debra L. Leewith
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Clive Davis and The Recording Academy® will present the annual Pre-GRAMMY® Gala on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif (more...)

Grammy Foundation Selects Students for 2017 Grammy Camp Jazz SessionGrammy Foundation Selects Students for 2017 Grammy Camp Jazz Session
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The GRAMMY Foundation® announced today that 32 talented high school students from across the United States have been selected for the 2017 GRAMMY Camp® — Jazz Session. (more...)

Recording Academy & Atlantic Records to Release 2017 GRAMMY NOMINEES ALBUM, 1/20Recording Academy & Atlantic Records to Release 2017 GRAMMY NOMINEES ALBUM, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Recording Academy®'s GRAMMY Recordings® and Atlantic Records will release the 2017 GRAMMY® Nominees album on Jan. 20, 2017 (more...)

Recordings By Elvis Presley, Prince & More Among 2017 Grammy Hall of Fame InductionsRecordings By Elvis Presley, Prince & More Among 2017 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

In keeping with its ongoing dedication to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, The Recording Academy® has announced the newest additions to its distinctive GRAMMY Hall Of Fame. (more...)

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