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Pearl Jam, Rascal Flatts, Wiz Khalifa, Green Day Among Artists Receiving Federal PPP Loans

Numerous high-profile bands and musicians were on the list of recipients of PPP loans receiving a minimum of $150,000. The Eagles, Guns N’ Roses, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Tim McGraw, Wiz Khalifa, and more received PPP loans.
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Indie Record Labels Received Millions in Federal Paycheck Protection Program Loans

With the music industry suffering tremendous disruption to its business, the funds help ensure these independent labels can continue to operate.
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U.K. Music Venues Get Government Aid, Is the U.S. Next?

The U.K. music industry received a much needed boost as the government has announced a stimulus package of £1.57 billion ($1.96 billion USD) geared towards aiding those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Composer Ennio Morricone Dies at 91: A Look at His Impact Across Music

Morricone was one of the most prolific film score writers in the history of the industry having received six nominations for Best Original Score throughout his career. He won his first Academy Award in 2016 for his score to The Hateful Eight.
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9 of the Biggest Concerts in American History

From rock, to pop, to country, here are nine of the biggest concerts in American history. For this list, we’ll use ticketed concerts that featured one artist as the headlining act.
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15 Songs for a Red, White, and Blue Playlist

Well instead of the traditional Fourth of July BBQ playlist we’ve curated a list of songs that hit the terms “red”, “white” and “blue” but each song itself is not dedicated to celebrating any national holidays.
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7 Outstanding Marching Band Versions of Your Favorite Songs

College marching bands have been entertaining audiences with cover versions of popular songs for years. As we await the return of watching a marching band in a parade, here are seven outstanding marching band versions of popular songs.
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Paul McCartney and More Seek to Protect the Live Music Industry With #LetTheMusicPlay Campaign

Over 1,500 artists are taking part in the UK’s #LetTheMusicPlay campaign demanding action from the government to help save the music industry.
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Arkansas Department of Health Issues Cease and Desist Order to Upcoming 'Socially-Distanced' Concert

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced at a news conference that the Arkansas Department of Health will issue a cease and desist order to TempleLive directing them not to hold their upcoming concert with Travis McCready.
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Kanye West, Elton John, and Ariana Grande Top 'Forbes' Highest-Paid Celebrities List

Forbes published their list of the world’s highest-paid celebrities and plenty of musicians made the cut. The annual list was released on Thursday featuring a wide-variety of athletes, actors and actresses, musicians, members of the media, and more.
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