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Recording Academy and Musicares establish COVID-19 relief fund in response to unprecedented music industry event cancellations - Mar 17, 2020 - 2:50:51 PM

The Recording Academy® and its affiliated charitable foundation MusiCares® have established the COVID-19 Relief Fund to help people in the music industry affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and subsequent cancellation of multiple music events. From hotel and bar gigs to major music festivals, COVID-19 is deeply impacting live music events, and the creative community behind it all...
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Uppercut 242 Dinner/ Concert series at Taino By The Sea Restaurant returns Saturday Feb. 29th - Feb 28, 2020 - 8:00:04 AM

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Join Uppercut 242 as we Celebrate the month of Love with our Love & Happiness Dinner (Yes, Al Green)Concert party at Taino By the Sea Restaurant on Saturday February 29th! This is the ultimate Grand Bahama Wine & Dine event featuring a decadent menu along with refreshing cocktails by the ocean plus the hot Live Sounds of Uppercut 242 in concert!

Showtime is 8pm. We Will WE Will ROCK You!...
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Movie Masters 2020 - Feb. 24 - 27 - Feb 21, 2020 - 3:30:30 PM

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Movie Masters 2020 It's about Vision FEB. 24-25 Nassau and FEB. 26-27 Grand Bahama Island Featuring Tai Duncan film producer and talent manager

Some of Tai Duncan clients include: Kevin Costner (Hidden Figures); Madison Iseman (Jumanji); and Director Rob Cohen (Alex Cross, XXX)

Learn and ask questions about: Breaking into the Film Industry, How to find representation in Hollywood Building a Career and more..
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Bahamian and Trinidadian music fuse for new single - Feb 6, 2020 - 9:47:43 AM

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A new Caribbean single has hit the airwaves, merging cultures and sounds for a tune that is already predicted to be a popular one for carnival parades in 2020.

Bahamian artist Patrice Murell and 2019 International Groovy Soca Monarch Swappi have linked up to combine the music of both countries – Junkanoo and Soca – for a hot track to dance to...
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Local label signs new artist and seeks to leave footprint in music industry - Jan 24, 2020 - 8:10:51 AM

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A local music label that recently signed its newest artist is seeking to revolutionize the music industry in The Bahamas, creating “a framework for both local and international success.”

Brdrins Records was established in 2015 as a “lifestyle movement,” according to founder and CEO Terrance Colebrook. “It started as some friends just chilling and coming together with an idea...
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Uppercut 242 Dinner/ Concert series at Taino By The Sea Restaurant returns Saturday Jan. 25th - Jan 22, 2020 - 7:47:27 AM

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For all who have asked "WHEN?' We are pleased to announce that our Dinner/ Concert series at Taino By The Sea Restaurant returns Saturday January 25th! This is the ultimate Grand Bahama Wine & Dine event featuring a decadent menu along with refreshing cocktails by the ocean plus the hot Live Sounds of Uppercut 242 in concert! Showtime is 8pm...
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Kairos teams up with HUGE Bahamian Artists & announces Candle Light Vigil & Paper Lantern Release Event - Dec 31, 2019 - 1:11:37 PM

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Kairos announces that they have joined forces with Wendi, Dyson Knight, Chase Fernander, Sleepy Lexx & PDillon for the release of their debut track, entitled "This Is Love". They have also announced the official music video shoot, on the 14th of December 2019. The event is geared toward the remembrance of lives lost to Hurricane Dorian. It will be a candle light vigil & paper lantern release. It is their hope to bring a sense of closure to the family & friends left behind to mourn these tragic losses...
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3rd Annual Black Bottle Concert - Day 1 & 2 Flash Sale - Dec 18, 2019 - 8:00:14 AM

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Phluid Phactory - Passport Gang 3rd Annual Black Bottle Concert Weekend Goombay Park International Bazaar.

Day 1 & Day 2 FLASH SALE

GEN ADMISSION $15 | VIP $40 | ALL ACCESS $65

SOLD AT PHLUID PHACTORY REGENT CENTRE LOCATION ONLY...
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344 Feature Films In contention For 2019 Best Picture Oscar® - Dec 17, 2019 - 6:39:12 PM

Three hundred forty-four feature films are eligible for the 2019 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.

To be eligible for 92nd Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days.

Under Academy rules, a feature-length motion picture must have a running time...
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Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® announces the Julio Iglesias Scholarship - Dec 16, 2019 - 11:45:01 AM

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® announced today that it is accepting applications for the Julio Iglesias Scholarship from music students admitted to Berklee College of Music who are interested in Latin music. The four-year Prodigy Scholarship, which holds a maximum value of $200,000 USD, was created five years ago in an effort to support music education and Latin music genres, and will be awarded to a student who is exceptionally gifted and needs financial assistance to complete a bachelor's degree in music starting in the Fall 2020 semester...
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The Recording Academy moves forward with diversity & inclusion efforts - Dec 12, 2019 - 10:30:44 AM

The Recording Academy®, the leading society of music professionals and the organization behind the GRAMMY Awards®, will implement recommendations set forth by the Recording Academy Diversity & Inclusion Task Force, including restructuring its Board of Trustees to ensure that music creators from the broadest range of ages, backgrounds, genders, genres, crafts and regions are fully represented within the organization's leadership...
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The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation® now accepting applications - Dec 5, 2019 - 11:00:54 AM

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® announced today that applications are now open for the Gifted Tuition Scholarships and the Tuition Assistance Scholarships. Talented music students between the ages of 17–24 years old with financial constraints, admitted to the university of their choice and interested in Latin music are eligible to apply.

The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation will distribute a maximum of $700,000 USD in an effort to foster and support the next generation of talented musicians who will continue the legacy of Latin music and its significant contribution to the world's culture...
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Recording Academy: Ask Musicians For Music Act (AM-FM - Nov 21, 2019 - 5:35:03 PM

"The AM-FM Act will give artists control over what is rightfully theirs, their music. The legislation is about consent for use of content, a basic concept that the NAB is seeking for its own television members. We thank Senator Blackburn and Representative Nadler for their leadership on this issue, and ask members of Congress...
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Alicia Keys To Host 62nd GRAMMY Awards - Nov 14, 2019 - 3:25:19 PM

Fifteen-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, and global superstar Alicia Keys will return as host of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards® and took to YouTube and socials this morning to announce the news in a video. The announcement comes just days before GRAMMY nominees are set to be revealed on Wednesday, Nov. 20...
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159 Documentary Features submitted for 2019 Oscar® Race - Nov 12, 2019 - 1:04:50 PM

One hundred fifty-nine features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards®.

Several of the films have not yet had their required Los Angeles and New York qualifying releases.  Submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release requirements and comply with all of the category’s other qualifying rules in order to advance in the voting process... 
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Academy Museum announces seven new trustees - Nov 6, 2019 - 1:45:11 PM

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The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced the addition of seven new trustees, including Laura Dern, David Dolby, Sidonie Seydoux Dumas, Mark Johnson, Miky Lee, Katherine Oliver, and David Rubin. The governing body of the Academy Museum, the Board of Trustees oversees the organization’s strategic vision, maintains its financial health, and ensures the institution fulfills its mission to create the best possible motion picture museum for film lovers across the world...
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The Latin Recording Academy® and Univision Announce Official Sponsors for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Nov 5, 2019 - 12:05:42 PM

The Latin Recording Academy® and Univision Communications Inc. announced today the official sponsors for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®. The event will connect leading international brands through innovative programs and campaigns with Latin music fans across multiple platforms, as well as through several on-site experiential activations. The 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on Univision from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 14 from 8 –11 p.m. ET/PT...
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The Latin Recording Academy® announces the second roster of performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Nov 5, 2019 - 10:20:00 AM

The Latin Recording Academy® today announced additional performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, which includes current nominees Aitana, Anitta, Pedro Capó, Julio Reyes Copello, Darell, Dimelo Flow, Fonseca, Luis Fonsi, Greeicy, Intocable, Nella, Reik, Rosalía, and Alejandro Sanz...
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Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® and Ford Fund Kick-Off Program to foster the next generation of women in music - Oct 29, 2019 - 7:30:47 PM

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The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® continues its five-year collaboration with Ford Motor Company Fund — the philanthropic arm of Ford —with a pilot program to promote women in music by helping forge the next generation of music makers and paving their road to success. The Emerging Latina Music Recognition Program is aimed at young women in their senior year of high school who have demonstrated musical talent and a desire to pursue a higher education in music.
 
Two-time Latin GRAMMY winner and GRAMMY nominee, Kany García, currently nominated in the categories of Song Of The Year, Best Singer-Songwriter Album...
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The Latin Recording Academy® announces the First Roster of Performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® - Oct 29, 2019 - 8:45:26 AM

The Latin Recording Academy® has announced the first roster of performers for the 20th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®, which includes current nominees Paula  Arenas, Bad Bunny, Alessia Cara, Alex Fernández, Vicente Fernández, Draco Rosa, Ximena Sariñana, Sech, and Sebastián Yatra, in addition to Latin GRAMMY® winners Alejandro Fernández, Natalia Jiménez, and Olga Tañón.  The 2019 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year™...
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