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Russell Simmons will receive the Producers Guild of America's Visionary Award, it was announced Thursday. The award will be presented at the 24th annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on Jan. 26 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. A music producer, Simmons is being recognized for his dedication to philanthropy and his work as a film and television producer who provides opportunities to up-and-coming talent and breaks down barriers. “Throughout his career, Russell has accomplished the kinds of things that only a true visionary can,” said 2013 PGA Awards Chair Michael DeLuca. “He has seamlessly bridged

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