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  • 2012 Polaris Music Prize Long-List Published

    Established in 2006, the Polaris Music Prize is an annual music award for the best full-length Canadian album based purely on artistic merit. The stated mission of the Polaris Music Prize is ...

  • US 2012 Summer Music Festivals

    With the northern hemisphere moving into summer, music fans should start making plans to get to some of the awesome festivals coming up in the US. What better reason for a road-trip than to ...

  • Labor Day Concert in City of Brotherly Love

    Standing with Philadelphia's mayor Michael Nutter on the steps of the city's art museum, (steps which Rocky fans are sure to recognize) New York-born rapper Jay-Z announced his intention to ...

  • Classical Summer Concerts in Europe

    Music is a part of everyday life for billions of people around the world, and the many genres of music reflect the varied tastes of music-lovers. As Europe heads into its summer months, ...

  • Ethnomusicology – Study of People Making Music

    Legendary reggae musician Bob Marley has been quoted as saying "One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." Certainly, many would agree that music has enormous potential ...

  • Bingley Music Live Line-Up

    The quiet market town of Bingley in West Yorkshire, England, may not appear to be the type of place to host a rip-roaring three-day music festival. Nonetheless, each year since 2007 ...

  • Trying to Play Scales on Your Clarinet

    When you're understanding how to play the clarinet, it is a smart idea to purchase clarinet fingering charts for your musical instrument too. Learning to play scales on the clarinet will let ...

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

    With the induction ceremony set to take place on April 14 in Cleveland, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the upcoming inductees, as well as the celebrities who will be making the ...

  • Country Music Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

    It's been announced that Connie Smith, Hargus 'Pig' Robbins and Garth Brooks will be joining country music legends in the Country Music Hall of Fame. Operated by the non-profit Country Music ...

  • 2012 Juno Awards Nominees

    The 2012 Juno Awards are set to take place on April 1st at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa - with the legendary William Shatner as its host. The lineup for the evening includes City and Colour, ...

  • Nominees for 54th Grammy Awards

    With the prestigious Grammy Awards taking place this upcoming weekend, there is little doubt that Adele will be walking off with a number of the coveted awards. With six Grammy nominations – ...

  • Ne-Yo Takes on Challenge to "Revitalize" Motown

    The legendary music label Motown Records has announced that American R&B singer-songwriter Ne-Yo has been appointed as the new Senior Vice President of A&R – Artists and Repertoire – at the ...