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2014-03-10 12:24:10

The Star-Studded GRAMMY® Week Event Also Features Industry Icons Elton John, Patti Smith, Sting, Neil Young, and More, Performing Some of the Boss' Biggest Hits LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV, the TV home for music festivals, is proud to present the exclusive premiere of the 2013 MusiCares(®) gala, honoring the legendary Bruce Springsteen, on Sunday, March 30, at 8pE/5pP. Filmed live at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday, February 8, 2013, the once in...

2014-01-22 08:25:08

~The Partnership at Drugfree.org, GRAMMY Foundation(® )and MusiCares(® )Recognize Winners~ NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen musician Brittaney Brannock has been selected as the winner of the fourth annual GRAMMY Foundation(®) and MusiCares(®) Teens Make Music Contest for her creative interpretation of the consequences and impact of drug and alcohol use. Second and third place winners have also been chosen. The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares, the two...

2013-09-26 08:24:31

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today marks the launch of the fourth annual GRAMMY Foundation(®) and MusiCares(®) Teens Make Music Contest. Announced by The Partnership at Drugfree.org, along with the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares -- the two nonprofit organizations of The Recording Academy(® )-- the contest asks young musicians, ages 14-18, to compose or create an original song and/or music video that explores, encourages and celebrates a healthy lifestyle or...

2013-09-19 12:25:11

Dixie Chicks, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Jason Mraz, James Taylor And Steven Tyler Are The First Artists Announced To Perform At Star-Studded Tribute Concert SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carole King will be honored as the 2014 MusiCares(®) Person of the Year on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, it was announced today by Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the MusiCares Foundation(®) and The Recording Academy(®), and Bill Silva, Chair of the MusiCares Foundation Board....

2013-09-16 08:26:43

Portnow -- Now in His Second Decade of Leadership at The Academy -- Will Remain at the Helm of the Premier Music Organization SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of The Recording Academy(® )has extended President/CEO Neil Portnow's contract through 2019, it was announced by Chair of the Board Christine Albert. At its semiannual meeting in May, the Board voted unanimously to keep Portnow at the helm of the nonprofit music membership...

2013-05-30 16:24:09

Pennyroyal Studio and Tony Alva Release Skateboard Necklace to Benefit the MusiCares MAP Fund® LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennyroyal Studio and skateboard pioneer Tony Alva announce the release of the "The Alva Pendant" with proceeds benefiting MusiCares MAP Fund(®). Pennyroyal's many charitable collaborations have raised over $230,000 for various charities since 2009. The Alva Pendant will be available to order starting May 29(th) with a portion of the...

2013-04-19 12:24:20

Anthony Kiedis And Mike Shinoda To Present Awards At Live Benefit Concert On May 30, Bobby Lee To Host, Mix Master Mike To DJ And Andy Dick To Make Special Appearance SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Honorees: Chester Bennington, lead vocalist of two-time GRAMMY(R)- winning band Linkin Park, and Tony Alva, legendary skateboarder, surfer, musician and original member of the...

2013-04-02 12:26:53

Live Benefit Concert Will Raise Funds For MusiCares' Addiction Recovery Services SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ninth annual MusiCares MAP Fund(®) benefit concert will honor Chester Bennington, lead vocalist of two-time GRAMMY(®)-winning band Linkin Park, and Tony Alva, legendary skateboarder, surfer, musician and original member of the skateboarding team Dogtown Z-Boys at Club Nokia in Los Angeles on May 30. Bennington will be honored with the...

2013-01-28 08:25:53

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two teen musicians have been selected as the winners of the third annual GRAMMY Foundation(®) and MusiCares(®) Teens! Make Music Contest for their creative interpretation of the dangers and impact of drug and alcohol use. Second and third place winners have also been chosen. The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares, the two nonprofit organizations of The Recording Academy(®), in collaboration with The Partnership at Drugfree.org, will...

2012-08-16 02:22:41

Original Song and Music Video Competition Part of National Drug Facts Week NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today marks the launch of the third annual GRAMMY Foundation(®) and MusiCares(®) Teens! Make Music Contest. Announced by The Partnership at Drugfree.org, along with the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares -- the two nonprofit organizations of The Recording Academy(®)-- the contest asks young musicians, ages 14 - 18, to compose or create an original song...