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  • Ernie Kovacs

    Known as “Television’s Original Genius,” comedian, actor, writer, and entertainer Ernie Kovacs was lauded for his cockeyed sense of humor, his surreal visual gags and his subversive, absurdist wit. In celebration of the centennial of Ernie Kovacs, the GRAMMY Museum brought together a wide array o...

  • David Crosby

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home series, moderator Scott Goldman talks with David Crosby about his new album, For Free, out July 23. For Free is the most recent achievement in Crosby’s unparalleled career—one that’s included co-founding such culture-defining bands as The Byrds and ...

  • Barry Mann

    As part of the GRAMMY Museum’s Programs at Home, Moderator Scott Goldman talks with legendary songwriter Barry Mann about his iconic career. Songwriter Barry Mann, together with his wife, lyricist Cynthia Weil is one of the outstanding creators of American popular music. He has crafted countless ...

  • Bill Withers

    During his more-than-four-decade long career, Bill Withers penned some of the most memorable songs of all time, including Lean on Me, Ain't No Sunshine, Use Me, Just the Two of Us, Lovely Day, and in the process became an authentic American musical icon. On November 17, 2011, Songwriters Hall of ...

  • Kenny Rogers

    On March 28, 2011, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed Kenny Rogers for an intimate conversation, where Rogers discussed his humble roots, iconic career, and collection of classic and inspirational songs. Though theoretically a country singer, Kenny Rogers dominated the pop charts, consistently finding so...

  • Ringo Starr

    In conjunction with the release of our virtual exhibit and archived public program featuring Ringo Starr, the GRAMMY Museum is thrilled to present a brand new interview with the legendary Ringo Starr, to discuss his forthcoming EP “Zoom In” and new book, “Ringo Rocks: 30 Years of the All Starrs 1...

  • Ringo Starr

    As part of the new “Live From the Vault” series in partnership with Iron Mountain Entertainment Services (IMES), the GRAMMY Museum is thrilled to present never-before-released archived footage from Ringo Starr’s iconic 2010 program at the GRAMMY Museum.

    Music legend & multi-GRAMMY winner Ringo...

  • Celebrating John Lee Hooker: King Of The Boogie

    In conjunction with the opening of the GRAMMY Museum’s special exhibit, John Lee Hooker: King of the Boogie, the Museum welcomed Diane Roan-Hooker and Zakiya Hooker, daughters of the legendary blues artist John Lee Hooker, for an intimate conversation. The conversation was followed by a special p...

  • Pat Boone and Jimmy Angel

  • The Temptations

    Straight off the release of All The Time, their first new album in eight years, the GRAMMY Museum welcomed legendary group, The Temptations, for an intimate conversation on June 11, 2018. For over 60 years, The Temptations have reigned as one of popular music’s most beloved and successful groups ...

  • Smokey Robinson

    Music legend Smokey Robinson visited the GRAMMY Museum on August 24, 2009 to discuss his extraordinary career, legendary Motown work, and original songwriting. A singer, songwriter, and record producer, Robinson helped define the “Motown sound” as the founder and frontman of the iconic Motown Re...

  • Ms. Mary Wilson

    The GRAMMY Museum welcomed Ms. Mary Wilson, a founding member of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers the Supremes, on June 24, 2015. Ms. Wilson co-founded what became one of the most successful American singing groups of the ’60s with original members Diana Ross and Florence Ballard, originally calling...

  • Blind Boys of Alabama

    The Blind Boys of Alabama visited the GRAMMY Museum on September 28, 2011. More than 70 years since first forming in 1939, the Blind Boys of Alabama have managed to achieve global, living-legend status in the world of music. Honored by both the GRAMMYs and The National Endowment for the Arts with...

  • Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian

    On July 30th, the day before the release of their collaborative EP of original songs, Blue Umbrella, the GRAMMY Museum hosted a live online conversation in partnership with ASCAP and BMI featuring Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian. Bacharach is the three-time Academy Award-winning and GRAMMY Life...

  • Cheap Trick

    As one of the most covered bands of all time, Cheap Trick has been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way that is instantly catchy since the 1970s. With timeless classics such as “I Want You to Want Me,” “Surrender,” and “The Flame,” Cheap Trick are a musical institution. With mor...

  • Barbra Streisand

    The GRAMMY Museum welcomed eight-time GRAMMY winner Barbra Streisand on January 7, 2017 for a special evening to benefit the music education initiatives of the Museum. The evening featured an intimate discussion with Streisand surrounding her illustrious award-winning career. An actress, singer, ...