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  • 20th Essence Music Festival Lineup

    Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the 2014 Essence Music Festival will take place on 3-6 July in New Orleans, with headline acts including Prince, Lionel Richie, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, ...

  • Top Money Makers of 2013 Named by Billboard

    The recent release by Billboard of 2013's top Money Makers in the music industry, listed Taylor Swift as #1 with total annual earnings of $39,699,575.60 based on album sales, concerts, ...

  • MHOF Inductee Peter Frampton

    Inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame at the 4th Annual Induction Ceremony in January 2014, singer-songwriter and multi-instrument musician Peter Frampton has enjoyed a long and varied ...

  • SXSW 2014 : Highlighting New Talent

    Continuing its successful run since its debut in 1987, the immensely popular South by Southwest (SXSW) is set to happen on March 8-17 in Austin, Texas. Music lovers will especially be ...

  • Country Music Legend Willie Nelson

    The recent 56th annual Grammy Awards saw country legends Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson, along with younger vintage country star Blake Shelton, take to the stage to ...

  • MOC: Delivering a Dose of Music

    With its headquarters in New York and branches in Nashville, Miami, Los Angeles and Washington DC, Musicians On Call is a nonprofit organization dedicated to delivering the healing power of ...

  • Southern California Holiday Season Concerts

    Music venues throughout Southern California are preparing to serve up a musical feast this holiday season, starting with the 82nd Hollywood Christmas Parade on December 2. With proceeds ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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), ...