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This past year, the music industry suffered the loss of several legends, including David Bowie and Glenn Frey. And to commemorate the legendary life of B.B. King, the Grammys appointed Chris Stapleton, Gary Clark Jr. and Bonnie Raitt. King died on May 14, 2015 at the age of 89. A stellar tribute to the great B.B. King. #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/LvVv9DM4aQ— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) February 16, 2016 The blues legend earned a whopping 15 Grammys over the course of his life, beginning with his 1970 win for male R&B vocal performance of the year for "The Thrill Is Gone." In 1987, he received the Naras's lifetime achievement Grammy. »
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Farm Aid will broadcast performances from its 30th anniversary concert on national cable and satellite TV network Axs on January 10th. The show was held in Chicago on September 19th and hosted performances by board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews, as well as Jack Johnson, Kacey Musgraves and Mavis Staples.
In addition to featuring sets from its most recent lineup, the organization will feature archival film from its previous concerts, which benefit America's family farmers via support programs. According to Billboard, the late B.B. King, »
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