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    The Grammy Museum

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    While heading to Grammy Museum I was able to arrive before it open, I waited for about 15 minutes outside. While waiting I was able to walk around and see the Grammy Awards that have been won throughout the years. They were displayed on the sidewalk heading towards the Museum. I was able to identity some bands and artists that I knew such as; Ray Charles, Norah Jones as well as Green Day. I was truly surprised to have seen these names displayed. Outside of the museum I was able to hear a variety of music being played in the background which made the waiting time feel much shorter. My first impression of the Grammy Museum was that I wasn't going to like it and would be very dull, however I was surprised at how much I truly enjoyed myself at…

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    Singer and songwriter, Adele Adkins was given the nickname, “queen of soul-pop” after releasing her very first album. Idols are sometimes looked at as superheroes. Adele is just a simple human with a super voice! The album was named 19. Listeners who heard the powerful lyrics had fallen in love, obsessed and mesmerized with Adele’s voice. There are no adjectives that can describe her music perfectly. Fans cannot get enough of her music. Although some prefer a different genre of music and does…

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    American songwriter, singer, dancer, actress, multi-platinum, fashion designer, record producer, choreographer, and Grammy Award-winning recording artist. Beyoncé later started a solo career with her debut album “Dangerously in Love”, becoming one of music’s top-selling artists with sold out tours and a number of awards. Beyoncé had also starred in several films, including “Dream Girls” and “Goldmember”. In 2008 she married hip-hop recording artist Jay-Z . One example of her passion for…

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    Six years later, and Swift’s fame has increasingly skyrocketed since her Fearless Tour. Swift’s third album, Speak Now won Favorite Country Album in 2011. Her fourth album, Red (2012) was nominated for the Juno Award, and Grammy Award for Album of the Year. In 2014, Swift’s pop-focused album 1989 won three Grammy Awards. As well as this, Swift has won many more awards and nominations for her incredible work. Since 2012, it is evident that Swift’s music has greatly shifted from country music to…

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    Seven time Grammy winner Taylor Swift has dominated the music industry the past few years. 2014 was even dubbed 'The year of Taylor Swift ' because of all she did. Swift came from being bullied in high school to now playing sold out arenas and stadiums. She has done things in music that have never been done before. Taylor Alison Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She spent her early years in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania on her family 's Christmas tree farm. Her first…

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    Lady Saw Research Paper

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    “Lady Saw”, one of the most well know female artists in dancehall music, was born in 1972 in the small Jamaican village of St. Mary's as Marion Hall. At eight years old she started off singing in the Seventh-Day Adventist church choir. Later, as a teenager, she was able to practice her skills on a local sound system until moving on to Stereo One sound system.[2] She gained the attention of record producers such as Piper and Oliver Shaw. She was able to record her first single for producer Piper.…

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    Michael Jackson Thriller

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    Michael Jackson’s sixth album, “Thriller,” is Michael's one of the most famous album. The album was released on November 30, 1982 by Epic Records and have won eight Grammy Awards in 1984. Even till today it’s still the best selling album in music. It have a totally of nine songs, including, “Beat it,” “Billie Jean,” “The Girl is Mine,” “Thriller,” and many more. The songs on the album includes pop, rock, R&B, funk, and disco. Most of the songs are in the format of simple verse chorus where…

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    professional in music, so this is literally based on a teenager seeing the trends and doing her research. Since the plot twist in 2015 of "They Album of the Year" going to Beck rather than Beyoncé, we can see that the Grammy's voting is not based on sales. I mean Beyoncé's self-titled album crushed Beck's in sales wise. However, the Grammy's are going for quality. Many debated that Beyoncé's album crushed Becks in sound and quality, but know that the voting members in the Grammy's are both old…

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    high school friends Tyler Joseph, Nick Thomas, and Chris Salih. Thomas and Salih left the band in 2011, before they left the band self-released the album Twenty One Pilots. Joseph carried on the band with Josh Dun (current drummer). They toured around the mid-west for a little and self-released album Regional At Best. In 2012 the duo signed with record label Fueled by Ramen. This label also produced bands like Green Day and Paramore. Throughout the next few years the band became more and more…

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    Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. She was renowned for her contralto vocals[1][2] and attained international stardom that continued throughout a career spanning more than 40 years as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist, and on concert stages.[1] Garland began performing in vaudeville with her two older sisters and was signed to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer as a teenager. There, she made…

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