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At Seventeen

At Seventeen

February 8, 2013 at 2:32 am

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.

Band Hopes Betty White Tribute Will Lead to Grammy Nod

Band Hopes Betty White Tribute Will Lead to Grammy Nod

November 26, 2012 at 6:38 am

The Wannabeatles earned a nomination for best spoken word album,but Betty White walked away with the trophy.

Symphony, Swift Among Nashville Winners at Grammys

February 13, 2012 at 7:15 am

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

For Beatles Tribute Band, Belief in Yesterday Leads to Grammy Nomination

For Beatles Tribute Band, Belief in Yesterday Leads to Grammy Nomination

February 10, 2012 at 6:00 am

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.

A Forgotten Chapter in Jubilee Singers’ History

A Forgotten Chapter in Jubilee Singers’ History

February 11, 2011 at 2:06 am

The century-old recordings on “There Breathes a Hope” were made at a critical time when spirituals could have died off along with the last of the former slaves.