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Musicians Pharrell Williams, Thomas Bangalter, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk accept the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance award for 'Get Lucky' onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Daft Punk, Macklemore Top Left-of-Center Grammys

The Grammy Awards celebrated outcasts and outsiders, lionizing a couple of French robots, white rappers and a country gal espousing gay rights, and a Goth teenager who’s clearly uncomfortable with the current themes in pop music.

01/27/2014

George Mason High School IB music teacher Mary Jo West. (Photo by Amy Hybels/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Northern Va. Teacher Finalist for Grammy’s Music Educator Award

A northern Virginia music teacher has been named a finalist for the first-ever Music Educator Award, a national honor presented by The Recording Academy and GRAMMY Foundation.

12/23/2013

Justin Bieber. (Photo by Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

Justin Bieber Gives Shoes Off His Feet to Child in Guatemala

After an explosive concert in Guatemala City this past Sunday, Justin Bieber ventured out to a humble village in the jungles of Guatemala, took off his shirt, and helped build a school house for the local kids.

11/01/2013

File photo of musician Keith Urban. (credit: Rusty Russell/Getty Images)

Musicians Sought to Play Va. State Fair

State fair organizers are looking for Virginia-based performers to play during the event.

07/17/2013

Library of Congress. (Credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Library of Congress to Feature History of Opera

Opera now will have a showcase at the Library of Congress.

07/10/2013

Bass player Ameen Saleem performs at The Hamilton during the 2012 D.C. Jazz Festival in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/GettyImages)

D.C. Jazz Festival Kicks Off Two Weeks of Concerts

More than 80 performances are planned across Washington over the next two weeks for the D.C. Jazz Festival, including a concert fusing Latin jazz and classical music.

06/04/2013

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Show

Justin Bieber Faces Copyright Lawsuit in Virginia

A pair of Virginia songwriters is suing Justin Bieber and Usher for $10 million for copyright infringement.

05/06/2013

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Overdose Suspected in Death of Kris Kross Rapper

The mother of rapper Chris Kelly told authorities in Atlanta her son became sick after taking cocaine and heroin on the night before he died, according to a police report.

05/01/2013

Country music legend George Jones. (Credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Country Superstar George Jones Dead at 81

When it comes to country music, George Jones was The Voice. Other great singers have come and gone, but this fact remained inviolate until Jones passed away Friday at 81 in a Nashville hospital after a year of ill health.

04/26/2013

Adele performs at the 9:30 Club on May 12, 2011 in  Washington, D.C. (Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images for Columbia Records)

D.C.’s 9:30 Club Tops Rolling Stone Venue List

Rolling Stone magazine recently polled 26 insiders and musicians to rank “The Best Big Rooms in America,” a list of the nation’s coolest large clubs and theaters.

04/25/2013

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