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2011 Hall of Fame Nominees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation was established in 1983. It was decided that as the well known disc jockey Alan Freed, who gained fame due to his promotion of the music genre of Rock 'n Roll, hailed from Cleveland, it would be the suitable location for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. This magnificent tribute to the music industry is therefore situated on the banks of the picturesque Lake Erie in Cleveland, and is home to the names of many famous musicians, producers and contributors to the music industry.

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2010 ACM Honors

To promote and develop the genre of country music in the western states of America, members of the West Coast music industry, the most notable being Eddie Dean, established the Academy of Country Music, also referred to as ACM, in the year 1964. Four years ago the ACM decided to create the ACM Honors, a ceremony separate from the famed ACM Awards, for special awards recipients along with non-televised category winners. The ACM Honors were held on Monday, 20 September 2010, at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, and was hosted by none other than Lee Ann Womack.

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Celebs to Perform at Speaking Clock Revue

The Participant Foundation is known for their tireless efforts and invaluable work in the public schools system. They work towards developing arts education and even music within these establishments, bringing joy and creativity to thousands of children each year. They do however depend on the funds that are donated to them, and in aid of this worthy cause, producer T Bone Burnett will be hosting two concerts to raise money for this project. The show is called Speaking Clock Revue and big names in the music industry, such as Elvis Costello, John Mellencamp, Gregg Allman and Elton John, have thrown their weight behind the concerts.

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Winners at the 2010 VMA Awards

Numerous noteworthy contenders were listed as nominees in various categories for the 2010 MTV VMA Awards. The Video Music Awards ceremony was held at the Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, on 12 September 2010, and had a few surprises in store. Not only did the host of the evening, Chelsea Handler, have a few tricks up her sleeve for the evening, but Eminem and Rihanna did a duet of Love the Way You Lie. Lighting and magnificent stage set-ups saw to it that the entire show was vibrant, colorful and entertaining.

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2010 Kennedy Centre Honors

The 2010 Kennedy Centre Honors will be hosted on 5 December 2010 and will pay tribute to five very extraordinary people. It will be the 33rd awards ceremony to be hosted and the people in the spotlight will be Oprah Winfrey, Merle Haggard, Jerry Merman, Paul McCartney and Bill T. Jones. Of the five recipients, four are major contributors to the music industry, and the Kennedy Centre has chosen to celebrate their lives and cultural contributions that have spanned many years, making them icons of our time.

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