Joni Mitchell Named 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year; Gala Set for GRAMMY Weekend

Joni Mitchell will be honored by MusiCares, the primary music charity and partner of the Recording Academy, as its 2022 Person of the Year. The big announcement was made on Wednesday, with the legendary singer/songwriter scheduled to be honored with a special tribute concert event on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, two days before the 64th… Continue reading Joni Mitchell Named 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year; Gala Set for GRAMMY Weekend

Keith Goodwin, Zac Brown, Jason Mraz & KT Tunstall Team Up on ‘I Know What Love Is (Because of You)’ for MusiCares

“I Know What Love Is (Because of You)” is a new collaborative single supporting MusiCares and featuring the combined talents of Keith Goodwin (of Good Old War), Zac Brown, Jason Mraz and KT Tunstall. The project, put together by Taylor Guitars, features more than 50 Taylor artists contributing their own performances of the track, edited… Continue reading Keith Goodwin, Zac Brown, Jason Mraz & KT Tunstall Team Up on ‘I Know What Love Is (Because of You)’ for MusiCares

Metallica: All Within My Hands Foundation to Provide $295,000 in Relief Grants to Five Organizations Battling COVID-19

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Through its All Within My Hands Foundation, Metallica has maintained a vibrant and active role in helping the community through various hardships in recent years. The latest is the COVID-19 pandemic, and on Wednesday the thrash/metal band‘s non-profit arm announced a new round of relief grants totaling $295,000, benefiting five organizations doing their part to… Continue reading Metallica: All Within My Hands Foundation to Provide $295,000 in Relief Grants to Five Organizations Battling COVID-19

I Was Not Expecting Post Malone’s Nirvana Concert for COVID-19 Relief to Be THAT Great

You know Post Malone as a hip-hop/pop superstar, a “Rockstar” in the general definition of the term, rather than the specific — that is, he isn’t known as a “rock” music artist. And yet there he was, in full “rockstar” mode on Friday during his live-streamed concert of Nirvana covers raising money for The United… Continue reading I Was Not Expecting Post Malone’s Nirvana Concert for COVID-19 Relief to Be THAT Great

Toni Cornell Covered ‘Hunger Strike’ in Honor of Her Father, Chris Cornell, in His Home Studio

“I love you Daddy, and I hope I do this some justice,” says Toni Cornell, the 15-year-old daughter of late Soundgarden/Audioslave/Temple of the Dog singer Chris Cornell before performing a tender solo rendition of “Hunger Strike” in a video posted to Instagram recently. Sitting in her father’s home studio, Toni chose to perform the song… Continue reading Toni Cornell Covered ‘Hunger Strike’ in Honor of Her Father, Chris Cornell, in His Home Studio

Artists Around the World Join Forces for EraseCOVID PSA Art Series Benefiting MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund

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With live music paused around the world as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it begged the question: What are the artists who design pieces like concert posters doing during this time? Turns out, many of them are joining forces for EraseCOVID, a new effort bringing together timely works from graphic artists, illustrators, artists and… Continue reading Artists Around the World Join Forces for EraseCOVID PSA Art Series Benefiting MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund

Tom Petty's 2017 MusiCares Tribute to Feature Performances from Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Kings of Leon, More

The 59th Grammy Awards are set for Sunday, February 12 in Los Angeles. Two nights before, Tom Petty will be officially honored as the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year in a lavish and obviously star-studded ceremony/dinner also in LA. 🎤 @GaryClarkJr, @NorahJones, @StevieNicks + more to perform at our 2017 Person Of The Year… Continue reading Tom Petty's 2017 MusiCares Tribute to Feature Performances from Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Kings of Leon, More