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Grammy Hall of Fame Adds Music by David Bowie, Prince, and Nirvana

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The Recording Academy recently announced 25 new musical works that will be added to the Grammy Hall of Fame, including pieces by Prince, David Bowie, Nirvana, and more, Billboard reports. “The GRAMMY Hall Of Fame represents all genres of music, acknowledging the diversity of musical expression for which The Academy has become renowned,” said the Recording Academy president and CEO Neil Portnow. “Memorable and inspiring, these recordings are proudly added to our growing catalog and are an integral part of our musical, social and cultural history.” The singles and album recordings must be at least 25 years old to meet requirements for selection. Along with the artists listed above, works include the Jackson 5’s “ABC,” Elvis Presley’s “Jailhouse Rock,” Billie Holiday’s Lady Sings the Blues, Merle Haggard’s Okie From Muskogee, and the Beach Boys’ “I Get Around.” In total, there will be 1,038 recordings in the Grammy Hall of Fame. You can find a full list of inductees below.

Arlo Guthrie — “The City of New Orleans”
The Beach Boys — “I Get Around”
Billie Holiday — Lady Sings the Blues
Blind Willie McTell — “Statesboro Blues”
Bonnie Raitt — “I Can’t Make Your Love Me”
Cab Calloway and His Orchestra — “(Hep-Hep!) The Jumpin’ Jive”
David Bowie — “Changes”
Deep Purple — “Smoke of the Water”
Dion — “The Wanderer”
Elvis Presley — “Jailhouse Rock”
The Everly Brothers — “Wake Up Little Susie”
Jackson 5 — “ABC” 
Lalo Schifrin — “Mission-Impossible”
Lesley Gore — “You Don’t Own Me”
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra — “When the Saints Go Marching In”
Merle Haggard — Okie From Muskogee
Mills Brothers — “You Always Hurt the One You Love”
Mississippi John Hurt — “Stack O’Lee Blues”
N.W.A. — Straight Outta Compton
Nirvana — “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
Prince — Sign ‘O’ the Times
R.E.M. — “Losing My Religion”
Rod Stewart — “Maggie May”
Sly & the Family Stone — “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)”
Sonny & Cher — “I Got You Babe”

David Bowie, Prince in Grammy Hall of Fame