GRAMMY Winners And Nominees Converge With Congress To Support Music For Future Generations
Representatives of the worlds of music and politics will come together at The Recording Academy’s 2017 GRAMMYs on the Hill Awards on April 5th to honor four-time GRAMMY winner Keith Urban. Urban will receive the Recording Artists’ Coalition Award for his musical achievements and commitment to numerous music education programs that have inspired young musicians and provided thousands of musical instruments to underserved programs across the country. Martina McBride will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
The following day, renowned music creators will advocate on Capitol Hill for the next generation of music makers as part of The Recording Academy’s annual GRAMMYs on the Hill Advocacy Day. Topics that will be discussed include the need to update music copyright law and maintain support for the arts.
Performances by Keith Urban, singer/songwriter John Popper of Blues Traveler, and GRAMMY winner Wynonna Judd with special guests, as well as a special presentation by renowned television composer Jonathan Wolff.
Nearly 50 members of Congress will be in attendance along with producer and singer/songwriter Kara DioGuradi, Rory Feek, Natalie Grant, Jack Ingram, Jessie & Joy and many more.
The event will be held at 7 pm ET at The Hamilton in Washington, D.C.
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