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Record Store Day 2020 Postponed Due to Coronavirus Concerns

The annual ‘Record Store Day’ celebration is the latest to feel the escalated concern over coronavirus, with this year’s event being moved to a later date.
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Live Nation, AEG, and Others Suspend Major Music Tours Over Coronavirus Concerns

Live Nation, AEG and the biggest agencies they work with have suspended tours for the rest of March. Top executives from CAA, WME, Paradigm and UTA have come together with the promoters to create a task force to figure out the best way to proceed.
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Postponed Due to Coronavirus

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland has postponed this year’s induction ceremony, which was supposed to take place May 2nd in the city. President Joel Peresman said the decision was disappointing but necessary.
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2020 GRAMMY Awards: 11 Amazing Moments You Missed

With unthinkable news coming just hours before music’s biggest night, 2020 GRAMMY Awards host Alicia Keys was left to guide the room and a large section of the world out of a devastating day. Earlier on Sunday, reports spread about the death of Kobe Bryant . The Los Angeles Lakers star was killed...
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Billie Eilish Wins Big at the 2020 GRAMMY Awards: Full Winners List

After months of speculation, the winners for the 2020 GRAMMY Awards have been announced, awarding the finest music of the last year and honoring another round of amazing artists. The night belonged to Billie Eilish , who won for 5 of her 6 nominations, including Album of the Year , Record of the...
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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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Doobie Brothers, Notorious B.I.G., Whitney Houston Among 2020 Rock Hall Inductees

The Doobie Brothers , Depeche Mode , Nine Inch Nails , The Notorious B.I.G. , T. Rex and Whitney Houston are this year’s inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. It’s been a long time coming for the Doobies, who helped soundtrack the 70s with hits like “China Grove” and have been eligible...
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Dave Matthews Band Edges Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers in Rock Hall Fan Vote

Dave Matthews Band has won the fan vote for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ’s class of 2020. That doesn’t mean they’re in just yet, but past fan votes have proven to be good predictors of success. The “Ants Marching” band scored a comfortable win with more than 1 million votes. But the other top...
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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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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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