The GRAMMY Foundation will host Lean On Me: A Celebration Of Music And Philanthropy, the 17th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Legacy Concert, during GRAMMY Week on Feb. 5, 2015, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. Performers include GRAMMY winners Melissa Etheridge, Cyndi Lauper and Willie Nelson; GRAMMY-nominated artist Robin Thicke; and singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc, with more artists to be announced shortly.
A total of 25 music teachers from 25 cities across 17 states have been announced as semifinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. In total, more than 7,000 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states. The 10 finalists will be announced in December.
Converse and Journeys partner to support the GRAMMY Foundation with a back-to-school campaign.
The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares Foundation — the affiliated charities of The Recording Academy — announced that their respective Boards have elected new officers and members.