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January 6, 2017

New Year — More Barbra

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All of the 2016 news has been archived on this page (click to read).

Streisand at Grammy Museum

Last night, Barbra Streisand appeared in person at The GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE. Presented by American Express, A Conversation With Barbra Streisand was moderated by GRAMMY Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli.

Photo: Alison Buck/WireImage.com

Santelli and Streisand on stage

Billboard published a great summary of what Streisand and Santelli discussed — you can read it here.

Highlights were:

Photo: GRAMMY Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli, Barbra Streisand and Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow attend A Conversation with Barbra Streisand at The GRAMMY Museum on January 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alison Buck/WireImage)

Grammy Awards

Barbra Streisand has been nominated for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway).

Other nominees in that category this year are:

Cinema — Andrea Bocelli
Fallen Angels — Bob Dylan
Stages Live — Josh Groban
Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin — Willie Nelson

The Grammys air February 12, 2017.

Barbra hasn't won a Grammy for her recording work since 1987 (The Broadway Album) !! It seems like she is majorly overdue for this honor.

Billboard 2016 Year End Charts

Billboard has posted its 2016 year-end charts. The music industry magazine places Barbra's #1 album Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway at #127 for the year.

D.C. Streisand Concert

Streisand fans in Washington, D.C. .... The American Pops Orchestra presents “Don’t Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Streisand” on January 13, 2017 at 8 PM at Lisner Auditorium. Fran Drescher (The Nanny) will host.

Legendary artist and ten-time Grammy winner Barbra Streisand marks her 75th birthday in 2017. Celebrating this iconic star and songs from Broadway to Pop and everything in between, this program demonstrates why the music of Barbra Streisand remains a centerpiece of the American Songbook and why, much like a milestone birthday and the artist herself, her music deserves great celebration. With a parade of special Broadway guests, including Amber Iman, Lindsay Mendez, Laura Osnes, and more! 

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