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ASCAP Founders Award for Steven Tyler & Joe Perry

A glowing commendation accompanied the announcement by ASCAP that Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry will receive the 36th ASCAP Founders Award at the 2013 ASCAP Pop Music Awards on April 17 in Los Angeles. Referring to the two musicians as part of one of the nation's greatest and most iconic rock bands, ASCAP noted that their music had defined a generation, while continuing to inspire songwriters today. The statement by ASCAP chairman Paul Williams went on to state that the two are "true musical pioneers whose contributions to American songwriting are immeasurable."

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Highest-Paid Musicians for 2012 Named by Forbes

Dr Dre took the #1 spot on the Forbes list of 25 Highest-Paid Musicians for the 12 month period from May 2011 to May 2012, with pretax earnings of $110 million, primarily from income from his very successful "Beats" headphone line. So even though his album Detox remains in the pipeline, he continues to rake in the cash from previous albums, along with concerts and his work as a producer.

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Prince to Receive Billboard Icon Award

It was recently announced that Prince is to be honored with an Icon Award at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards to be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 19 May. The somewhat controversial star will be the third recipient of the Icon Award, with the inaugural award going to Neil Diamond in 2011 and last year's award going to Stevie Wonder. Fans will be delighted to hear that Prince is planning a televised performance on the show, to be produced by acclaimed television and music event producer Don Mischer.

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BRIT Awards 2013 Nominees Announced

With the inaugural event taking place in 1977, the BRIT Awards became an annual event from 1982 onward and has grown into one of the top music award ceremonies worldwide. The 2013 BRIT Awards (British Record Industry Trust) will take place in February and the nominees were recently announced, creating a pre-award buzz among fans and artists alike. Rolling Stones fans were no doubt delighted that the group, who were nominated in the very first event in 1977, have been nominated for an award in the British Live Act category, up against Coldplay Mumford & sons, Muse and Vaccines. Clearly, the long-time rockers still have superstar-status.

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2013 Grammy Nominations

Set to take place on Sunday February 10, 2013, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the 2013 Grammy Awards have been a hot topic since the nominations were released at a glittering event on December 5 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Three new categories have been added to this, the 55th edition of what is widely considered to be the most important music event of the year – Best Latin Jazz Album, Best Classical Compendium and Best Urban Contemporary Album – bringing the total number of awards to 81. The 55th Annual Grammy Awards will be hosted by LL Cool J and will be broadcast on CBS.

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