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Emmys 2019: ‘Springsteen on Broadway,’ Hannah Gadsby & more pick up early awards

Before next weekend's glitzy Emmy Awards ceremony, more awards were given out at the Creative Arts Emmys, and winners included 'The Simpsons,’ ’Queer Eye,’ ’The Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’ and more.

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The NY Times names hundreds more artists who lost masters in 2008 UMG fire

Just about every area of recorded music was hit by the fire, from jazz to punk to cabaret to comedy, new wave, historical speeches, metal, hip hop, you name it.

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Aretha Franklin awarded Pulitzer Prize

Aretha was given a special award for ”her indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades.” In other news, composer Ellen Reid was awarded the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Music for her work ’p r i s m.’

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Bob Mould at Cal Jam 2017 (more by Adela Loconte)
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What’s going on Thursday?

Tonight's NYC-area shows include Bob Mould/Titus Andronicus, Vince Staples/Buddy, the Jonas Mekas tribute (with Patti Smith, Lee Ranaldo & more), Rickie Lee Jones, Blackalicious, Smif-N-Wessun, and more.

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watch Black Star and Anderson .Paak join Robert Glasper at his Blue Note residency

Anderson .Paak and Mos Def did a medley of Slum Village's ”Fall In Love,” Mos Def's ”Ms. Fat Booty,” and Aretha Franklin's ”One Step Ahead,” while Black Star did their classic ”Thieves In The Night” and Talib's ”Love Language.”

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Paul Simon at Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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review/pics: Paul Simon said goodbye back where it all started, in Queens

"How much fun is it to sing a song about Corona... in Corona?!" Paul Simon exclaimed at the final stop of his farewell tour, located in the borough that raised him. Like at MSG, he was joined by yMusic and Edie Brickell...

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Tallest Man on Earth
photo credit: Kristian Matsson
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Tallest Man on Earth shares playlist of what he’s listening to on tour (which begins tonight)

The playlist includes Aretha Franklin, Can, Paul Simon, Adrianne Lenker, Damien Jurado, Feist, Big Red Machine, James Blake, Sylvan Esso, Sufjan Stevens, The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, and more.

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Franklin St subway platform (photo: @AmandaKwan)
Franklin St subway platform (photo: @AmandaKwan)
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Aretha Franklin memorialized with official NYC subway tributes

"We wanted to memorialize the outpouring of love from the community for Aretha Franklin," said an MTA spokesperson in a statement about the RESPECT signs at the Franklin Ave and Franklin St subway stations. "We agreed that 'respect' was a beautiful tribute and worthy message."

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Aretha Franklin’s funeral will be livestreamed, broadcast on TV

Aretha's funeral will include performances from Stevie Wonder, Ron Isley, Jennifer Hudson, Chaka Khan, Faith Hill, and more.

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Afropunk Festival 2018 - Saturday
photo by Amanda Hatfield
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tours announced: Tom Morello, Antibalas, JPEGMAFIA, Kweku Collins, more

Plus: Cardi B, Mark Kozelek, The The and more tour news.

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