Ringo Starr is appointed Commander of France’s Order of Arts and Letters at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
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GRAMMY.com has your first look at the premiere of the GRAMMY-winning folk duo, Civil Wars’ lyric video for their new single from the album, “Dust To Dust.”
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Carole King will be honored as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year on Jan. 24, 2014, it was announced today by Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the MusiCares Foundation and The Recording Academy, and Bill Silva, Chair of the MusiCares Foundation Board.
Multi-GRAMMY-winning artists the Dixie Chicks, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Jason Mraz, James Taylor, and Steven Tyler will perform in King’s honor. Music industry veterans Lou Adler, Martin Bandier and Rob Light along with Taylor are tribute chairs. Composer and arranger Robbie Kondor will be the evening’s musical director. Additional performers will be announced in the coming months.
Proceeds from the 24th annual benefit gala dinner and concert — to be held in Los Angeles during GRAMMY Week two days prior to the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards — will provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need.
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GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter Lionel Richie kicked off his upcoming All The Hits All Night tour last night in Hollywood, Fla. Ahead of the tour, Richie participated in an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview, revealing what fans can expect from his first U.S. tour in nearly a decade.
Drake and Jimmy agree that a Grammy can double as both an award and a good drinking vessel.
Semifinalists Revealed For Inaugural Recording Academy Music Educator Award
A total of 25 music teachers from 24 cities across 15 states have been announced as semifinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. In total, more than 30,000 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states. The 10 finalists will be announced in December.
The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators (kindergarten through college, public and private schools) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools.
Who’s excited for the long weekend? We are.