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Jan 28

Grammys 2018 Winners’ List: Bruno Mars goes six for six

The Recording AcademyDespite going into the Grammys with eight nominations, JAY Z was completely shut out.  The big winner was Bruno Mars, who won six of the six Grammys he was nominated for.  Kendrick Lamar won four out of the seven Grammys he was nominated for.  Here are the winners: Record of the Year“24K Magic” …

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Jan 28

Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar are big winners in pre-telecast Grammy ceremony

The Recording AcademyThere are 84 Grammy categories, which is why most of the awards are handed out in a pre-telecast ceremony.  Bruno Mars, who went into the night with six nominations, is emerging as a big winner, having scored three Grammys already, included Best R&B Album for 24K Magic.  Kendrick Lamar, who went into the …

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Nov 28

JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars lead 60th Annual Grammy nominations

Courtesy of the Recording AcademyJAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars have reason to celebrate this morning.  They’re all among the leading nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards, announced this morning on CBS This Morning with help from singer Andra Day. JAY-Z leads with eight nominations, including Album of the Year for 4:44 and Record …

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Nov 21

The Eagles not takin’ it easy, announce North American tour

Myriam SantosIf you’ve been dying to see the new lineup of The Eagles, you’re not only going to get your chance, but lots more besides. The band’s just announced a North American tour next year on which they’ll share the stage with some of the biggest names in music: legends Jimmy Buffett and James Taylor, and Grammy-winning country star Chris Stapleton. …

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Oct 25

Rock and roll pioneer Fats Domino, dead at 89

Clive Limpkin/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesFats Domino, whose piano-driven R&B hits more than 60 years ago helped define rock and roll, has died in New Orleans.  He was 89. Domino died Wednesday morning, surrounded by family and friends, according to his daughter. Born Antoine Domino, Jr. in New Orleans, he was nicknamed “Fats” early on in …

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Sep 13

Paul Simon, Willie Nelson, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt say, “Harvey Can't Mess with Texas”

Rebuild Texas FundThey’re not from the Lone Star State, but Paul Simon, James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt are joining with some Texas artists — including Willie Nelson — to stage a benefit concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief next week. Called Harvey Can’t Mess with Texas, the concert will air as a TV special on 11 …

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Aug 08

Singer, guitarist, actor & Country Music Hall-of-Famer Glen Campbell Dead at Age 81

Bettmann / Getty ImagesGlen Campbell, one of music’s most successful and versatile entertainers, has died at age 81. A statement on his Facebook page reads, “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of …

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Jul 26

Gregg Allman's final album, 'Southern Blood,' out September 8; pre-order it now

Rounder RecordsIt’s been two months since Gregg Allman died, with his album Southern Blood still in production.  Now we’ve got a release date for the rock legend’s final studio project. Southern Blood will be released September 8, and is available to order today via  It’ll come in at least a half-dozen configurations, including a …

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May 27

Founding Allman Brothers Band Singer Gregg Allman, Dead at 69

David Becker/WireImageGregg Allman, co-founding lead singer, keyboardist and one of the main songwriters of the legendary The Allman Brothers Band, has died at age 69. A statement on Allman’s official website reads, in part, “It is with deep sadness that we announce that Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, passed away …

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May 09

The Grammy Awards will return to New York for their 60th anniversary

Courtesy The Recording AcademyIn 2018, the Grammy Awards will be held in New York City for the first time in 15 years. Normally, the awards show is held in L.A., but since this is the Grammys’ 60th Anniversary, something special was called for.  The show will be broadcast live on both coasts from New York’s …

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