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Grammy-Winning Duo Daft Punk Break Up After 28 Years

NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winning electronic music pioneers Daft Punk have announced that they are breaking up after 28 years. The helmet-wearing French duo shared the news Monday in an 8-minute video called “Epilogue.” Kathryn Frazier, the band’s longtime publicist, confirmed the break up for The Associated Press. Daft Punk, comprised of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de…

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Pop Icon Dionne Warwick Releases New Album “She’s Back”

NEW YORK, N.Y. (FNN NEWS) – Legendary Grammy Award-winner Dionne Warwick releases her new album, She’s Back (Kind Music/Entertainment One), today. The album features ten tracks of new songs as well of remakes of pop/soul gems, and features duets with Kenny Lattimore (“What Color Is Love”), Musiq Soulchild (“Am I Dreaming?”), Kevon Edmonds (“How Do You Keep The Music Playing”), Brian McKnight (“Forever in My Heart”),  as…

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Jay-Z to Perform at Newly Renovated Webster Hall in NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP) – Jay-Z will help re-open the newly renovated Webster Hall concert venue in New York City with a performance next week. Tickets for the April 26 show go on sale Friday. It will be Jay-Z’s first time performing at the venue located in Manhattan’s East Village. Webster Hall has operated as…

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One Person Killed During Nipsey Hussle Memorial Procession

LOS ANGELES, Ca. (BBC News) – A person has been killed during a memorial procession for rapper Nipsey Hussle, with three others injured. Shots were fired as the crowd walked through Los Angeles in commemoration of the 33-year-old, who was killed in LA last month. “We must stop this senseless violence,” LAPD Chief Michael Moore said.…

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Recording Academy™ CEO Neil Portnow Stepping Down in 2019

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (FNN NEWS) — Source: Recording Academy // The Recording Academy™ announced today that President/CEO Neil Portnow will begin preparing for a leadership transition after choosing not to seek an extension on his current contract, which expires in July 2019. Portnow shared his plans at the Recording Academy’s semi-annual Board of Trustees meeting…

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Childish Gambino, Lady GAGA, Little Big Town, and P!nk To Perform at 2018 Grammys

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (FNN NEWS) — The Recording Academy™ has announced the first group of artists to perform on this year’s milestone 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. Taking the stage on Music’s Biggest Night® will be current nominee Childish Gambino; GRAMMY® winner and current nominee Lady Gaga; GRAMMY winners and current nominees Little Big Town; GRAMMY winner and current nominee P!nk; and,…

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Recording Academy Announces 60th Annual Grammy Awards Nominees

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (FNN NEWS) – The Recording Academy™ welcomes this year’s class of GRAMMY® nominees. Already a 21-time GRAMMY winner, JAY-Z leads with eight nominations, followed by Kendrick Lamar (7), Bruno Mars (6), Childish Gambino (5), Khalid (5), No I.D. (5), and SZA (5). Selected from more than 22,000 submissions across 84 categories, the nominations showcase some…

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