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Library of Congress Wins Special Grammy Award

The music industry is honoring the Library of Congress with a special Grammy Award on Wednesday night for its work over the past decade to preserve historic audio recordings.

04/17/2013

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Kennedy Center to Host Hip-Hop Festival in 2014

Hip-hop artists including rappers Nas and Somalia-born K’naan will take center stage in an unexpected place next year, highlighting their generation and art form alongside opera, ballet and theater at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

03/05/2013

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Pitbull, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to Play Preakness

Rappers Pitbull and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the Preakness infield concert at Pimlico Race Course in May.

02/25/2013

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25 Billion Served Up: iTunes Reaches Milestone

The answer to the trivia question will be: “Monkey Drums (Goskel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch.” That’s the 25-billionth song purchased on iTunes.

02/06/2013

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Livening Up the Streets of Gallery Place

The Metropolitan area showcases extravagant operas, orchestras and concerts at some of the finest arenas in the nation. However, some of the most impressive performances occur outside.

12/28/2012

Musical group Dropkick Murphys perform onstage during the First-Ever Call of Duty XP at the Stages at Playa Vista in Los Angeles. (Credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Activision)

Dropkick Murphys Spice Up Holiday Season with New Single

The popular Massachusetts-based rock band known for hits like “Tessie” and “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” debuted their latest in “The Season’s Upon Us” on Dec. 3 and so far they’ve been floored by its early success.

12/21/2012

Kanwardeep Singh Kaleka (C), whose uncle was among six killed in an attack on a Wisconsin Sikh temple -- prays during a memorial service on August 6, 2012 in Brookfield, Wisconsin. (Photo by MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Music Label Removes Music By Temple Gunman

A Baltimore label that distributed music by the gunman in the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting says it has removed all of the band’s music from its website.

08/07/2012

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Download The Complete List Of 2012 Grammy Nominees Now!

Here are the nominations for the 2012 Grammy Awards, to air on CBS Sunday, February 12.

02/03/2012

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Best Rock Bars In The DC Area

If the preppy, cookie cutter or hip-hop bar scene is not your style then you’re in luck. DC is home to a wide variety of bars and clubs to suit your musical tastes, especially rock music.

01/26/2012

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Coldplay And Rihanna Performing Together; McCartney Hits The Stage

GRAMMY nominees Coldplay, Rihanna and Paul McCartney will perform live at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards on CBS.

01/24/2012

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