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Bob Dylan is named MusiCares Person of the Year

Bob Dylan is named MusiCares Person of the Year

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 24 (UPI) --Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan is to be honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year at a benefit gala dinner and concert Feb. 6.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 30, 2014.
By United Press International
George Clooney to receive Shoah Foundation humanitarian award

George Clooney to receive Shoah Foundation humanitarian award

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Filmmaker Steven Spielberg and the USC Shoah Foundation will honor actor George Clooney in New York for "leadership as a human rights advocate and activist."
Willie Nelson to release new album of duets Sept. 24

Willie Nelson to release new album of duets Sept. 24

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Willie Nelson's next album "To All the Girls" will feature duets with U.S. singers Dolly Parton, Mavis Staples, Sheryl Crow, Loretta Lynn and Wynonna Judd.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 30, 2013.
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Salman Khan charged with culpable homicide ... Alan Cumming bringing his one-man 'Macbeth' to Broadway ... Mark Wahlberg and Ted to be Oscar presenters ... Production begins on Season 4 of TNT's 'Rizzoli & Isles' ... News from United Press International.
Mark Wahlberg and Ted to be Oscar presenters

Mark Wahlberg and Ted to be Oscar presenters

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Actor-producer Mark Wahlberg and his teddy bear co-star from "Ted" are to be presenters at this month's Oscars show in Los Angeles, telecast producers said.
Norah Jones to sing 'Ted' theme at Oscars in LA next month

Norah Jones to sing 'Ted' theme at Oscars in LA next month

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones is to perform "Everybody Needs a Best Friend" from "Ted" at the Oscars in Los Angeles next month.
California memorial held for famed sitar player Ravi Shankar

California memorial held for famed sitar player Ravi Shankar

ENCINITAS, Calif., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- A memorial has been held for Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar near his home in Encinitas, Calif.
Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar dead at 92

Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar dead at 92

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Sitar genius Ravi Shankar, who mesmerized music lovers for decades, died at age 92 in California, days after heart surgery, his website said.
Armstrong vows to keep up cancer fight

Armstrong vows to keep up cancer fight

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Lance Armstrong told supporters of his Texas cancer charity his mission to conquer the disease will go on despite the scandal over doping allegations.
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'Born and Raised' tops U.S. album chart

'Born and Raised' tops U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, May 30 (UPI) -- John Mayer's "Born and Raised" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

Quiz show host Alex Trebek talks NASA

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- "Jeopardy" quiz show host Alex Trebek is featured in a new public service announcement titled "How does NASA affect our daily lives?" the agency said Wednesday.
'Trespassing' tops the U.S. album chart

'Trespassing' tops the U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) -- Adam Lambert's "Trespassing" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.
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Norah Jones
NYP2003050214 - NEW YORK, MAY 02 (UPI) -- Grammy Award winning singer Norah Jones who will perform at the Festival poses for the media on May 1, 2003 at the Vanity Fair launch party for the 2nd annual Tribeca Film Festival. ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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Norah Jones (born Geethali Norah Jones Shankar on March 30, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter and actress.

In 2002, she launched her solo music career with the release of the commercially successful and critically acclaimed album Come Away With Me, which was certified a diamond album in 2002, selling over 20 million copies. The record earned Jones five Grammy Awards, including the Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best New Artist. Her subsequent studio albums, Feels like Home, released in 2004, Not Too Late, released in 2007 and her 2009 release The Fall, all gained Platinum status after selling over a million copies and were generally well received by critics.

Jones has won nine Grammy Awards and was Billboard magazine's 60th best-selling music artist of the 2000–2009 decade.

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