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McBride joins tribute to Aretha Franklin at Grammys

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 – Martina McBride will join in a tribute to Aretha Franklin at the Grammy Awards Sunday night.

McBride will join Yolanda Adams, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson and Florence Welch in a special segment featuring individual and collective performances of some of the Queen of Soul's classic hits.

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 13 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and broadcast on CBS from 8 - 11:30 p.m. eastern/Pacific.


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CD review - It's the Holiday Season Martina McBride's second holiday album is called "It's the Holiday Season," and some of this album was tracked at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles. So, as you might expect, this music is a throwback to the kinds of albums The Rat Pack (and their contemporaries) once recorded at that same studio mostly in the '60s. McBride's version of "Winter Wonderland" is representative of the sort of music she's recorded for this project. It features a full string ...
CD review - Reckless Stephen King tells us "Talent is cheaper than table salt." And what a shaker-full is contained on Martina McBride's latest. Songwriters? Hillary Lindsey, Sarah Buxton and Liz Rose are amongst the world's finest. For a producer, how about Faith Hill's or Taylor Swift's? And lest we forget - McBride herself possesses the best, hemi-powered soprano of any working singer today. This is gaudy, Dream Team level stuff. So, why isn't it better? It's been ...
CD review - Everlasting When an established artist is somewhat "in between" albums, a greatest hits package can often bridge that gap. Or a live album. Or perhaps a cringe-worthy Christmas album. If you're Rod Stewart you can create a cottage industry from old standards. But few decide to try to enhance or pay tribute to old soul songs that can almost never be duplicated. However Martina McBride decided to go down that road on her latest offering with acclaimed producer Don Was helping out. ...


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