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Recording Academy President Shockingly Out Before GRAMMY Awards

With just a week to go before the 2020 GRAMMY Awards, the Recording Academy has made a shocking change at the top. Deborah Dugan has been removed as President and CEO of the organization after new concerns were brough to the attention of the board. Dugan ascended to the role of President in August...
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Mariah Carey and Pharrell Williams to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Mariah Carey headlines the 2020 class of inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame , with the organization celebrating the singer for her 30 years of penning and performing hits. From co-writing her debut single “Vision of Love” and taking it to the top of the charts to last month’s rise of “All...
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Who Was the Youngest James Bond Theme Singer Before Billie Eilish?

Eilish. Billie Eilish . The 18-year-old singer has gone from “bad guy” to Bond, with Tuesday’s announcement that she will write and record the theme to the upcoming James Bond film, No Time to Die . Fans were shaken and stirred to learn that she would be the youngest person ever to perform over the...
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This Beatles Album Was the Top Selling Vinyl LP of 2019 and the Decade

Vinyl made a comeback years ago, and the format is proving to have staying power. According to Nielsen Music’s year-end report, vinyl now represents 26% of all physical album sales with 18.8 million units sold in 2019. That’s compared to 54.8 million CDs. Vinyl remains especially popular with the...
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Will Smith Turns His Career Into a 3-Minute Rap Song on 'Fallon'

Will Smith has had quite a career – from TV to music to movies – so it’s pretty amazing that he was able to sum it all up in one 3-minute rap. Smith joined Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” where they lyrically broke down his entire life and career to date. Starting with his childhood in...
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Prince GRAMMY Tribute Concert to Feature John Legend, Foo Fighters and More

Prince ’s influence will be on full display during a special tribute concert that takes place after the GRAMMY Awards. “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince” will feature performances by an eclectic mix of artists: Alicia Keys , John Legend , Foo Fighters , Beck , Chris Martin , Earth, Wind...
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Aerosmith, Billie Eilish, and Lizzo Performing at the 2020 GRAMMY Awards

The first round of performers has been announced for the 2020 GRAMMY Awards, happening Sunday January 26 at 8PM ET on CBS. Aerosmith will perform a career-spanning set packed with their legendary hits. The band is being honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year , being recognized for their impact...
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Madonna Hoping to Overcome 'Indescribable Pain' to Continue Tour

Madonna was forced to cancel the last date on her U.S. tour, and she’s hoping rest and treatment will allow her to be back on stage in time for the European leg next month. The 61-year-old pop star did not say what was ailing her, but she previously cancelled dates on the same tour for a knee...
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Gary Clark Jr. and Adam Lambert Set to Perform on 'The Voice' Finale

Four will enter, but only one will leave on the finale of The Voice Tuesday night, with season 17 coming to a close in a true four-way battle between the judges. Blake Shelton , Gwen Stefani , Kelly Clarkson , and John Legend each have a team member left heading into the final frame , and they are...
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Pink, Metallica, Garth Brooks Among Top Grossing Tours of 2019

P!nk is the queen of the world when it comes to taking the show on the road. The pop star had the top-grossing global tour of 2019, according to Pollstar. P!nk hauled in $215.2 million by selling tickets to 1.8 million fans for 68 concerts during the year. The “What About Us” singer’s Beautiful...
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