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“Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince” to Air on CBS – April 21st, 2020


 
“LET’S GO CRAZY: THE GRAMMY® SALUTE TO PRINCE” WILL AIR TUESDAY, APRIL 21, ON CBS
 
TRIBUTE CONCERT HOSTED BY MAYA RUDOLPH TO FEATURE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES OF PRINCE’S RENOWNED CATALOG BY MUSIC’S BIGGEST STARS
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (MARCH 25, 2020) — The Recording Academy®, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS will celebrate 38-time GRAMMY® nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince with a special broadcast of “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute To Prince” to be broadcast Tuesday, April 21 (9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and streaming on CBS All Access.

Concord Jazz to Release “Ella 100: Live At The Apollo!” on April 24th, 2020


 
ON APRIL 24TH, CONCORD JAZZ RELEASES
ELLA 100: LIVE AT THE APOLLO!
 
For Immediate Release – Ella 100: Live at the Apollo!, set for release on April 24th, 2020 via Concord Jazz, celebrates the music and life of the “First Lady of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald, hailed as perhaps the greatest singer in the history of jazz.

“Oscar, With Love” Tribute Deluxe Limited Edition 5-LP Set Arrives Feb. 21st, 2020


 
Mack Avenue Records Set to Release
Oscar Peterson Tribute Deluxe Limited Edition 5-LP
180-gram Vinyl Box Set with 40-page Booklet
 
Oscar, With Love: Available Tomorrow
 
In 2015, a special 3-CD set, Oscar, With Love, was released to observe the 90th birthday of jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson (1925-2007).

Little Steven Announces Remastered Vinyl Edition Of Landmark Protest Album, ‘Sun City’ | Coming March 13th, 2020


 
Little Steven Marks 30th Anniversary Of Nelson Mandela’s Historic Release From Prison By Announcing Remastered Vinyl Edition Of Landmark Protest Album, ‘Sun City’, Ahead Of Its 35th Anniversary This Year
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Little Steven, aka Steven Van Zandt, is commemorating today’s 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s historic release from a South African prison after 27 years in captivity…

Nina Simone’s Album “Fodder On My Wings” Reissued on LP & CD/Digital | Coming April 3rd, 2020 | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Essential Late-Era Nina Simone Album, Fodder On My Wings,
to Make Long Overdue Reappearance on LP and CD
Plus Wide Digital Release for First Time in
Standard and Hi-Res Audio
 
Recorded in 1982, not long after she moved to Paris, Fodder On My Wings was one of Nina Simone’s favorite albums yet has remained one of her most obscure.

The Marley Family, UMe & Island Records Announce Yearlong 75th Birthday Commemorative Plans For Bob Marley | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
The Marley Family, UMe And Island Records Announce Yearlong 75th Birthday Commemorative Plans For Legendary Icon Bob Marley
 
MARLEY75 To Feature Special Releases, Live Performances, Plus Rare And Unreleased Material from the Marley Family Vaults and Private Collection
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Marley family, UMe and Island Records have begun to roll out their yearlong MARLEY75 commemorative plans in celebration of the legendary cultural icon Bob Marley’s 75th birthday and 40th anniversary of the timeless classic “Redemption Song.”

“Ella Fitzgerald: The Complete Piano Duets” (2CD Set/Digital) | Coming March 13th, 2020


 
Ella Fitzgerald’s Captivating, Intimate Duets with
Pianists Compiled for the First Time as
The Complete Piano Duets
 
Ella Fitzgerald was masterful in any musical format, but there was something especially luminous about her singing alone with a piano. This was clear when pianist Ellis Larkins was first asked to work with her for her 1950 album, Ella Sings Gershwin.

Prince to be Celebrated by All-Star Lineup With “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince” on Jan. 28th, 2020


 
PRINCE’S PROLIFIC CAREER CELEBRATED WITH “LET’S GO CRAZY: THE GRAMMY® SALUTE TO PRINCE”
 
ALL-STAR LINEUP SET TO PERFORM SONGS FROM PRINCE’S REMARKABLE CATALOG DURING LIVE CONCERT TAPING ON JAN. 28
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 9, 2020) — Just two days after the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards®, the Recording Academy®, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS will celebrate the unparalleled career of 38-time GRAMMY® nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince by presenting “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY® Salute to Prince.” The live concert taping will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. PT at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Willie J ft. Various Artists Release New Single “We Love You Puerto Rico” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
WILLIE J ft. Various Artists
“We Love You Puerto Rico”
 
Nearly two years after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico and other surrounding islands, the news crews have long moved on but the humanitarian crises endure. The reality is sobering, with more officially reported deaths than 9/11, a tripling of attempted suicides and the closing of 283 schools just the start of the ongoing toll.

Wanda Sykes Hosts 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Jan. 12th at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce


 
Wanda Sykes Hosts 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce
 
Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant Honored
 
Prestigious Event Features Performances and Appearances by Will Smith, Niecy Nash, Steve Harvey, Anthony Anderson, Faith Evans, Sheila E., Rapsody, Nas, Lamman Rucker, Mike Epps, Sylvia Rhone and More
 
ATLANTA, Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting and inspirational night recognizing African-American achievements and contributions, world premieres Sunday, January 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce.