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2014-05-08 12:25:53

GRAMMY®-Nominated Artists Join Previously Announced Talent Shawn Colvin, Estelle, Skylar Grey, Emmylou Harris, Heart, and Indigo Girls ATLANTA, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAMMY(®)-nominated artists Mindi Abair and Joan Osborne are the latest performers added to the lineup for the GRAMMY Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock, which will set sail Nov. 4 - 8, 2014, in conjunction with Norwegian Cruise Line, the official cruise line of The Recording Academy(®) and the GRAMMY...

2014-01-30 12:25:23

Music's Biggest Night® Becomes Television's Biggest Social Event of the 2013 - 2014 Season SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With statistics compiled by Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and Twitter, The Recording Academy(®) announced today that combined social media interactions surrounding the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards(®) reached a record-breaking 34 million, making Music's Biggest Night(®), which aired Sunday, Jan. 26, on the CBS Television Network, television's...

2014-01-24 12:20:43

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a three-year partnership as the "Official Vehicle Partner" of the GRAMMY Awards(®), this year Hyundai teamed up with The Recording Academy(®) and GRAMMY U(®) for the 2014 installment of the Amplifier Center Stage program: A GRAMMY U Initiative. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140124/LA52114) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131002/LA90771LOGO-b) Launched in 2013, the Amplifier Center Stage...

2014-01-23 08:26:03

Companies to Deliver Live and On-Demand Video Before, During and After the 56th Annual GRAMMY® Awards CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced it is working with AEG Digital Media (AEGDM), the leading provider of complete webcast management, technical media services and video...

2014-01-22 12:23:07

Exclusive Access from Backstage, Red Carpet, Pre-GRAMMY Gala, and Pre-Telecast Ceremony SAN FRANCISCO and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Recording Academy(®) and CBS will launch GRAMMY Live(®), bringing music fans around the globe unprecedented, multiplatform access to all the VIP and backstage events leading up to and throughout the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards(®). GRAMMY Live will begin Sunday, Jan. 26 at 9 a.m. PT/noon ET at GRAMMY.com, CBS.com and on...

2014-01-07 12:24:24

GRAMMY Camp® -- Jazz Session Members and DJ Michelle Pesce also Scheduled to Participate LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four-time GRAMMY(®)-winning R&B group Boyz II Men, GRAMMY winner Ciara and DJ Michelle Pesce are scheduled to perform at the exclusive 2014 GRAMMY Celebration(®) -- The Recording Academy(®)'s official after-party. Additionally, the Celebration's MasterCard Jazz Lounge will feature performances by contemporary swing revival band Big Bad Voodoo...

2014-01-07 08:25:59

Album Hits Stores and Digital Retailers on Jan. 21, 2014, Gives Fans Two Chances to Win Trips to Attend Music's Biggest Night® SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Records and The Recording Academy®'s GRAMMY Recordings® will release the 2014 GRAMMY®( )Nominees album on Jan. 21, 2014, in stores and via digital retailers. The 20th anniversary installment of the best-selling series features 18 top-charting hits from a diverse array of this year's...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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