Blues lauded at awards show
Mississippi blues, country, gospel, soul and rock ‘n’ roll artists are at the center of American popular music and that legacy is apparent in the number of Mississippians who have been recognized by The Recording Academy®with GRAMMY®Awards, GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®inductions and Lifetime Achievement Awards.
On Thursday, February 10, “Mississippi Music Celebration at The GRAMMY Museum” at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles celebrated that unparalleled musical legacy and specifically honor Mississippi’s pivotal role in the establishment of blues music and that genre’s influence across the music industry. The event was part of GRAMMY Week, a preamble to the GRAMMY Awards ceremony scheduled on Sunday, February 13.
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