RECORDINGS BY DAVID BOWIE, JOHNNY CASH, JIMI HENDRIX, BILLIE HOLIDAY, WHITNEY HOUSTON, PUBLIC ENEMY, AND THE ROLLING STONES AMONG 2018 GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® INDUCTIONS
25 RECORDINGS ADDED TO THE GRAMMY HALL OF FAME® RESIDING AT GRAMMY M– USEUM® L.A. LIVE
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 16, 2018) — Continuing its ongoing commitment to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy™ has announced the newest inductions to its distinctive GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®.
TO DELIVER KEYNOTE ADDRESS
AT FIRST ANNUAL JAZZ CONGRESS
Thursday, January 11, 2018
12:15 pm in The Appel Room
Jazz Congress, a new annual conference organized by JazzTimes and Jazz at Lincoln Center, announced NBA all-time leading scorer, New York Times-bestselling author, and U.S. Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the keynote speaker for its first annual Jazz Congress on Thursday, January 11 at 12:15pm in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s The Appel Room.
GREGORY PORTER WILL MAKE HIS CARNEGIE HALL DEBUT
WITH VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT ON FEBRUARY 14, 2018
2-time GRAMMY-winning vocalist Gregory Porter has released his stunning third Blue Note album, Nat King Cole & Me, a heartfelt dedication to his idol, the legendary singer and pianist Nat King Cole that finds Porter revisiting some of Cole’s most cherished classics such as “Smile,” “L-O-V-E,” “Mona Lisa,” “Nature Boy,” and “The Christmas Song.”
Eight HBCU Bands “March On” to the 16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A record number of votes helped select a dynamic lineup of marching bands from our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to perform at the 16th Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase on January 27, 2018.
Hollywood To Honor Selena Quintanilla With Walk Of Fame Star
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Meruelo Media, Power 106, 93.5 KDAY and Universal Music Latin Entertainment, proudly join the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to posthumously honor music icon, Selena Quintanilla, “The Queen of Tejano Music,” with the dedication of the 2,622nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
STARS COME OUT TO CELEBRATE PHILLY MUSIC HISTORY
AS PHILADELPHIA MUSIC ALLIANCE PRESENTS
2017 WALK OF FAME GALA & INDUCTION CEREMONY
Jill Scott, Sister Sledge, Labelle (Patti LaBelle, Sarah Dash,
Nona Hendryx), McFadden & Whitehead, Sister Rosetta Tharpe,
The Soul Survivors, Chris Schwartz & Joe Nicolo (Ruffhouse Records),
and WOGL’s Bob Pantano to be Honored in Style at Grand Evening Gala
PHILADELPHIA (September 28, 2017) – For the first time in two years, the Philadelphia Music Alliance (PMA) will be hosting a stellar evening gala to celebrate its newest group of inductees on the Philadelphia Music Walk of Fame.
Harlem Week to Pay Tribute to Master Composer & legendary Producer/Activist James Mtume on August 23, 2017 starting at 6:00 PM
Whether his contribution to music comes as composer, producer or performer; James Mtume has carved an indelible impression from all sides. Yet for all the decades he has been putting out innovative sounds, he has underscored it with his activism. A brilliant and informed orator, Mtume has spoken internationally.
Multi-Grammy Nominated R&B Superstar Johnny Gill Treats Fans to a Live Stream Concert
LOS ANGELES – Aug. 12, 2017 – PRLog — Fans are especially important to this Platinum selling R&B icon Johnny Gill. Gill has garnered high acclaim from “Game Changer“, his latest album. That’s why he is treating his loyal fans and music lovers to this special live stage performance on September 1, 2017.
Joe Simon Boulevard Highway 1 (LA 1)
Louisiana HWY 1 Renamed After Grammy Award Winner And R&B Legend, Joe Simon
NEW YORK – Aug. 8, 2017 – PRLog — The Joe Simon Boulevard Dedication will be held in Simmesport, Louisiana on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 12:00 pm. A portion of the land where Joe Simon picked cotton on in Simmesport, Louisiana became Louisiana Hwy 1.
Central City Productions Presents Black Music Honors
(Nashville, TN) – August 2, 2017 – Central City Productions will pay tribute to The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley during the Black Music Honors, a live taping television special that will take place on Friday, August 18, 2017, at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville, TN.