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Coachella and Stagecoach Festivals Officially Cancelled for 2020

Goldenvoice, the company behind both Coachella and Stagecoach, has been in close communication with health officials about the future for the festivals.
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Wang Chung Reimagines Hit for COVID-19, 'Everybody Stay Safe Tonight'

Wang Chung is planning to perform “Everybody Stay Safe Tonight” during the ‘Back to the Basement’ concert, which will stream on the Abducted by the 80s Facebook page twice on Saturday.
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The Recording Academy Reveals New Categories and New Rules for GRAMMY Awards

The Recording Academy outlined sweeping changes including the addition of several new categories as well as the eligibility requirements for receiving a GRAMMY nomination.
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Hello, Disney! Lionel Richie's Songs to Be Turned Into a Movie Musical

Variety reports that Walt Disney Studios is developing an original movie musical based on Lionel’s vast catalog of hits. The musical is tentatively titled ‘All Night Long,’ and it’ll be live action, rather than animated.
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Taste Of Chicago, Lollapalooza and More Canceled Due to COVID-19

Taste Of Chicago, Lollapalooza & More Canceled Due To COVID… The new events include at-home dance parties, drive-in movies, and virtual concerts.
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Survey: 90 Percent of Independent Music Venues Say They Will Close Without Federal Funding

A new survey of National Independent Venue Association members found that 90% of independent venues will permanently close in the next few months without federal funding. The association says current funding is not sufficient.
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Female Artists With the Most Number One Albums

Lady Gaga recently scored her sixth number one album on the Billboard Chart. She still has a way to go to get to the top spot though. Here’s a look at the list of female artists with the most number one albums in history.
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Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, and Gary Clark Jr. Lined Up for 'A Night for Austin' Benefit

Willie Nelson and Paul Simon are joining forces to host a star-studded livestream concert supporting the city of Austin. Fittingly dubbed “A Night for Austin”, the evening of music is set to take place on June 10 at 8PM CT.
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Summerfest 2020 Officially Canceled Due to COVID-19

This announcement comes after the festival was previously rescheduled to September, from its original dates in June 2020. This is the first time the festival has been canceled in its 53-year history.
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Amy Grant Expected to Make 'Full Recovery' Following Open Heart Surgery

“Thank you for so many prayers today. Amy is out of surgery and the doctor said it could not have gone better,” Grant’s representative shared in a statement on Facebook.
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