Thursday, February 09, 2006
Michigan Takes Home Grammys
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and University of Michigan professor of composition William Bolcom won three Grammy Awards on Wednesday for best classical album and best choral performance for his epic work "Songs of Innocence and of Experience". Featured on the album were the MSU Children's Choir and several choirs from the University of Michigan. Other winners were Aretha Franklin (Best Traditional R&B Performance), CeCe Winans (Best Gospel Performance for "Pray" & Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album "Purified"), White Stripes (Best Alternative Album "Get Behind Me Satan"). Stevie Wonder (Won for Best R&B Duo Performance, Male Pop Vocal Performance "From the Bottom of My Heart").
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