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WATCH: Chimurenga music icon Thomas Mapfumo endorses diaspora insurance

By Paidashe Mandivengerei Legendary Chimurenga musician, Thomas Mapfumo has endorsed Diaspora Insurance, urging Zimbabweans living abroad to sign up for the company’s insurance products. Diaspora Insurance specializes in the development and distribution of insurance products and risk management solutions for African expatriates. It caters to the needs of African transnational citizens and offers the bespoke […]

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Hall of Fame remembers Maine country music icon Slim Andrews

Slim Andrews of Auburn, co-founder of the Maine Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Maine country music icon, father, husband, friend. On January 15, Andrews went “singing and strumming with the angels” at the age of 90. Photo by Lauryn Hottinger AUBURN — The Maine Country Music Hall of Fame bids farewell to Hall […]

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Country music icon Trace Adkins will sing the national anthem before NASCAR’s most iconic race – the DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, February 20

NASCAR’s New “Next Gen” Car to Be Featured in The Great American Race, Season Opener of the NASCAR Cup Series and Highlight of Speedweeks Presented by AdventHealth DAYTONA BEACH, Florida. (February 152022) – Multi-platinum award-winning country music icon and star of the upcoming FOX MONARCH series, Trace Adkins will perform the national anthem before the […]

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Elton John postponed: Positive COVID-19 test impacts music icon’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road dates in Dallas

DALLAS, Texas – Elton John has postponed the next two shows of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour after testing positive for COVID-19. The 74-year-old music icon’s camp has announced the postponement of a two-night slate at the American Airlines Center in Dallas that was scheduled to begin Tuesday night. “It is with great regret […]

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LA Lounge Music Icon at Dresden Was 89 – Deadline

Los Angeles lounge music icon Marty Roberts, drummer and bassist of the band “Marty & Elayne” who performed at the Dresden Lounge in Los Feliz for 35 years, has died at 89. No cause of death was immediately available. His death was confirmed by his daughter, Hali, who wrote: “We are heartbroken, the greatest man […]

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Manitoba music icon Vince Fontaine dies at 60 – Winnipeg

A Manitoba music icon has passed away. Vince Fontaine, a Juno-winning member of bands like Indian City and Eagle & Hawk, was a familiar face on the music scene, both for his own musical prowess and for his decades-long focus on supporting and advancement of indigenous artists. Fontaine’s death on Tuesday at the age of […]

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Historic Beatles audio interviews to be auctioned off as NFTs

Historic audio interviews with The Beatles’ John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr are up for auction as digital NFTs this week. The auction represents the first time rockstar interviews have been sold as NFTs, according to Voices of Classic Rock Archive (VOCR), which mints and auctions NFTs. The four Beatles NFT Interviews, […]

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Bay Area music icon Carlos Santana undergoes heart surgery; Cancels December shows – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP) — After suffering a health crisis over the weekend, San Francisco and Bay Area native music icon Carlos Santana underwent successful heart surgery and cancels several Las Vegas shows scheduled for December. Santana took to social media to help shut down rumors about her health. READ MORE: COVID: Pfizer requests emergency […]

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Trailer for Brian Wilson documentary reveals music icon’s tumultuous career

Whether they know it or not, everyone on the planet knows The Beach Boys. Whether they own the records, can sing all the classics, or know the chorus of “God Only Knows” because it’s featured in love in fact every Christmas, the surf-rock band is a universal feel-good music staple. Now, with the help of […]

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Country music icon Crystal Gayle blows through Fort Worth on tour

With such a long and renowned career, country music icon Crystal Gayle’s little time off since 2020 is just a blip on her touring record. In September, she gave her first performances since the start of the pandemic, and she will be heading to Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth on Monday, December 13. Gayle, […]

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Country music icon Crystal Gayle blows through Texas again

With such a long career under her renowned skin, country music icon Crystal Gayle’s little time off since 2020 is just a blip on her touring record. In September, she gave her first three performances since the start of the pandemic and is heading to the Brauntex Theater in New Braunfels for her fourth on […]

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Reservoir signs global deal with Joni Mitchell

Reservoir Media has signed a new contract with music icon Joni Mitchell, which sees the company become the global administrator of its publishing catalog. The catalog of the singer-songwriter winner of nine Grammy Awards has been previously administered by Sony Music Publishing, following a global agreement hit 24 years ago in 1997. Mitchell’s third studio […]

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Loved ones of Charlie Daniels remember late country music icon: ‘We didn’t see his passing coming’

Those close to Charlie Daniels are still feeling the great loss of the country music icon. The singer died in 2020 from a hemorrhagic stroke at the age of 83. “We were shocked,” Daniels’ manager David Corlew told People magazine on Thursday. “Some of us are still in shock. None of us really believe we’re […]

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125th Cheyenne Frontier Days to honor rodeo and country music icon Chris Ledoux – CBS Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (CBS4) – The 125th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo event is largely dedicated to rodeo and country music icon, Chris Ledoux. Ledoux, a longtime resident of Wyoming, will be honored posthumously at the 125and annual “Daddy of ’em All” event with the unveiling of a larger-than-life bronze statue along Interstate 25. (credit: CBS) […]