Judy Collins offers more proof that music heals

In advance of Mental Health Awareness Month, the GRAMMY winner's mental health advocacy serves as a reminder of the healing power of music and the helpful resources available through MusiCares

Music can save lives. Were it not built around a hard kernel of fact, there's little doubt the phrase could have survived long enough to make the jump from solemn maxim to overused cliché.

Judy Collins onstage at the 59th GRAMMYs
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Remembering Ella Fitzgerald: 7 notable firsts

The GRAMMY Museum will honor the 100th anniversary of the legendary songstress' birthday with a new exhibit; to celebrate, discover some of the First Lady of Song's memorable firsts
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April 25 marks the centennial anniversary of Ella Fitzgerald's birthday. From her first appearance at the Apollo in 1934 to her first GRAMMY wins for 1958 to her memorable final concert at New York's Carnegie Hall in 1991, Fitzgerald's career spanned more than 200 recorded albums and thousands of concert performances.

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Which GRAMMY winner inspires NBA star LeBron James?

In the midst of another title run, the reigning NBA Finals MVP is getting his game on to the tune of Kendrick Lamar's new album, 'DAMN.'
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As the Cleveland Cavaliers make a push for a second consecutive NBA title, basketball analysts and fans alike know the team will only go as far as LeBron James will take them.

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What will Spotify for Artists mean for the industry?

Also in this week's TechWatch: Dish, Facebook, FCC, Merlin, and T-Mobile
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Rounding up recent tech news that impacts livelihoods in the creative community …

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Latin music industry sees first growth in a decade

A new RIAA report reveals why things are looking up for Latin music in the United States
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¡Que bueno! The Latin music industry is trending upward for the first time in a decade in the United States.

Revenue stemming from Latin music in the U.S. rose 3 percent to $176 million in 2016, marking the first growth in the Latin music industry since 2005, according to a new RIAA report.

Marc Anthony at 17th Latin GRAMMY Awards in 2016
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See Lalah Hathaway's new GRAMMYs

Anderson .Paak, Katy Perry and Tycho also featured in the tweets and Instagram posts we didn't want you to miss
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Lalah Hathaway at the 59th GRAMMY Awards in 2017
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Mastodon reach new levels of heavy on 'Emperor Of Sand'

Mastodon's Troy Sanders and Brann Dailor discuss their latest album, 'Emperor Of Sand,' how bands like ABBA and Neurosis brought them together, and life on the road
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For a band with such dark thematic imagery, serious metal pedigree and crushing sonic heft, Mastodon sure can ham it up. One look at the music video for "Show Yourself," the lead single from their new album, Emperor Of Sand, will make their knack for comedy abundantly clear. However, one listen to the album will remind you that, musically at least, they're not messing around.

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Bun B to Mastodon: Musicians reveal how they combat stress

From tai chi and meditation to video games and music itself, musicians ID their go-to methods for alleviating pressure and relaxing
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Whether you are a musician or not, you might be feeling the effects of Mercury's retrograde, which began on the 9th of April. Maybe life seems to be tapping its toe to a different rhythm than you are? Fortunately, we can help.

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Global Jukebox: A new music website a century in the making

Alan Lomax's life work has come to digital fruition as his collection of rare folk recordings from around the world is launched online
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The New York Times reported on April 18 that one man's early vision for a digital sound library of world folk songs, the Global Jukebox, is now available to the public.

Its creation began in 1910 when John Lomax published Cowboy Songs And Other Frontier Ballads, which opened the world to the folk power of an American song heritage that put the "country" in country music long before the birth of the commercial genre.

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Why is vinyl's popularity continuing to rise?

A legion of music fans will be coming out in droves for Record Store Day on April 22, but you might be surprised by the age group that is driving the continued resurgence of the vinyl LP
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Be honest. You've been eyeing up your parents' vinyl collection in the basement, craving the feel of a physical record in your hand, gently dropping the needle on the turntable as vinyl's classic, rich and arguably superior sound emanates into the room. We're right there with you, and so are the millions of vinyl fans who will celebrate Record Store Day on April 22.

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