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Jimmy Carter, Bruce Springsteen, Jack White and More to Honor Bob Dylan at 25th Annual MusiCares Person of the Year Gala

Jimmy Carter, Bruce Springsteen, Jack White and More to Honor Bob Dylan at 25th Annual MusiCares Person of the Year Gala >>

It was announced a few days ago that Jimmy Carter would present Bob Dylan with the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year honor next month in Los Angeles -- but it's now been reported that the list has extended to include Bruce Springsteen, Jack White and more.

Steinway Hall to Move Locations from Historic 57th Street Location Near Carnegie Hall, Grimaud and Spektor Recant

Steinway Hall to Move Locations from Historic 57th Street Location Near Carnegie Hall, Grimaud and Spektor Recant >>

A grand piano is more than just an instrument or ornament, it's of a room and space all its own. And for that space on 57th Street near Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall and main showroom for Steinway & Sons pianos, will close its doors on the historic location and move elsewhere.

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Canada's Largest Outdoor Music Festival Will Be in July, Past Acts Include Billy Joel, Lady Gaga and More >>

Canada’s largest outdoor music festival, Festival d’été de Québec, will take place this coming July. The festival will host more than 1,000 artist including musicians from rock, pop, French song, Hip Hop, Electro, Blues, Jazz and World Music.

UPDATE: The Best Grammy Blooper Ever? Step Forward...Billy Joel! >>

A fun piece from the Huffington Post lines up the top Grammy bloopers. Our favorite? Without a shadow of a doubt, Billy Joel's 1993 blowback at ad execs.

WATCH: Soprano Martina Arroyo, Pianist Herbie Hancock Honored at 2013 Kennedy Center Honors in Washington >>

The theme continued when Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic member of the nation's highest court, introduced opera diva Arroyo. The daughter of a Puerto Rican father and an African-American mother, Arroyo grew up in an unlikely place for a future opera star: New York City's Harlem neighborhood.

Pianist Herbie Hancock and Soprano Martina Arroyo Awarded 2013 Kennedy Center Honors >>

On Thursday, jazz pianist/composer Herbie Hancock and operatic soprano Martina Arroyo were named as recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors--one of the United States' top cultural awards.

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