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  • The Therapeutic Power of Music

    It has long been acknowledged that music can transcend barriers between people - such as race, nationality and culture - and is often more powerful than language in forging social ...

  • James Blake Awarded 2013 Mercury Prize

    Established in 1992 the Mercury Prize is an annual award for the best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland. This year's winner is Overgrown by English singer-songwriter and electronic ...

  • 2013 SnowGlobe Music Festival Lineup

    Taking place on December 29-31 at spectacular Lake Tahoe in California, the 2013 SnowGlobe Music Festival is planning a lineup worthy of the reputation it has been building on since its ...

  • MTV Europe Music Awards Nominees Announced

    Set to take place at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on November 10, the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards have published nominees, with fans no doubt ready to support their favorite performers by ...

  • Music Masters Series Honors Rolling Stones

    Running from October 21 through to October 26, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 18th Annual Music Masters Series will be honoring the long and successful career of the Rolling Stones. Under ...

  • Survey Reveals Music Preference Trends

    In his poem The Mourning Bride written in 1697, William Congreve noted that "Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak", and it has long been ...

  • MHOF Has New Home in Nashville

    When the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum opened in Nashville, Tennessee, in June 2006, the founders wanted to honor, not only celebrity-status musicians, but also session musicians who ...

  • Visit New York’s Music Museums

    Music lovers in New York City can choose from a number of interesting museums dedicated to various aspects of music that they can visit, including the ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC), ...

  • Music and Vicarious Emotions

    A recent study by Japanese researchers, published by Frontiers in Psychology, reveals that listening to sad music can, and often does, invoke positive emotions. These findings would seem to ...

  • Music Industry Trusts Award Honors Annie Lennox

    The Music Industry Trusts Award has selected Annie Lennox as the recipient of its 22nd award, saluting her noteworthy contribution to British music and her outstanding work as a ...

  • Six Tony Awards for Cyndi Lauper’s Musical

    Continuing with a successful career that has spanned five decades, Cyndi Lauper's musical Kinky Boots picked up six Tony Awards this month – Best Musical, Best Leading Man, Best Original ...

  • Fleetwood Mac on Tour

    As a band, Fleetwood Mac has had a long and successful career since its formation in London in 1967. The relationship between band members has been tumultuous at times, with some of its best ...