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James Hetfield of Metallica at Powertrip photo by Richard Gilkerson

Metallica Perform Elton John’s Funeral For A Friend/Loves Lies Bleeding’ At Gershwin Prize Night

by Paul Cashmere

Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin are the recipients of the Gershwin Prize for 2024 and Metallica came out literally to sing their praises.

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Elton John at A Day On The Green at Rochford Winery on Sunday 1 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Joni Mitchell Performs Elton John’s ‘I’m Still Standing’

by Paul Cashmere

Music legend Joni Mitchell has performed Elton John’s ‘I’m Still Standing’ for Elton at his Gerswhin Prize award night.

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Elton John at Mt Duneed Winery 7 Dec 2019 photo by Jackson

Elton John and Bernie Taupin To Be Awarded the Gershwin Prize


Elton John and Bernie Taupin have been named as the recipients of the 2024 U.S. Library of Congress’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

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Smokey Robinson, Noise11, Photo

Smokey Robinson To Receive Gershwin Prize

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Smokey Robinson has been chosen as the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize.

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Billy Joel, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Billy Joel To Be Awarded Gershwin Prize

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Billy Joel has been selected to receive the sixth Gershwin Prize from the Library of Congress.

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