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“Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles: In Performance at the White House” 2/26/16 – Image Courtesy of PBS

Did you know that since President Carter’s administration in 1978, the White House has hosted its very own televised concert series—“In Performance at the White House?” Over the years, the series has featured some of music’s biggest names—from Bob Dylan to Paul McCartney—showcasing the vibrancy and diversity of our nation’s musical landscape. Continue reading

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Honoree Lionel Richie performs onstage during the 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year honoring Lionel Richie at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Tommaso Boddi/Getty)

What do Stevie Wonder, Dave Grohl and Usher have in common? Earlier this month, they—along with many other musical greats—joined forces to pay tribute to the 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year, Lionel Richie, in support of MusiCares. Continue reading