Longtime Nashville resident Janis Ian is headed back to the Grammys this weekend. Over her career, the singer-songwriter has racked up 11 nominations for folk, jazz, even children’s music. This time, the audiobook of her memoir is up for an award. And tucked inside that story of Janis Ian’s life is how she wrote the song that lead to her greatest Grammy triumph.
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The Nashville Symphony and Taylor Swift are among Music City’s winners at last night’s Grammy Awards. Swift won Best Country Solo Performance for her song ‘Mean.’ Symphony conductor Giancarlo Guerrero and percussionist Christopher Lamb picked up an award for their recording of Joseph Schwantner’s Percussion Concerto. Other Nashville winners include folk duo The Civil Wars, who won for Best Folk Album. Bluegrass artist Allison Krauss and Christian singers Laura StoryRead More
Among the Nashville musicians in this year’s Grammy nominations is a Beatles tribute band. Their nomination isn’t for music, it’s for a collection of memories from Beatles fans.
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