Gershwin Prize

music award

The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song is an award given to a composer or performer for their lifetime contributions to popular music. Created in 2007 by the United States Library of Congress, the prize is named after brothers George and Ira Gershwin, whose contributions to popular music included songs such as I Got Rhythm, Embraceable You, and Someone to Watch Over Me, the orchestral pieces Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris, and the opera Porgy and Bess.
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award received: Gershwin Prize

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Willie Nelson

American country music singer-songwriter

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Willie: An Autobiography

book by Willie Nelson

author: Willie Nelson

1988

It's a Long Story: My Life

book by Willie Nelson

author: Willie Nelson

2015

Pretty Paper

Christmas novel co-written by Willie Nelson and David Ritz

author: Willie Nelson, David Ritz

2016

The Facts of Life: And Other Dirty Jokes

book by Willie Nelson

author: Willie Nelson

2003

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Paul McCartney

English singer-songwriter, bassist of The Beatles

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High in the Clouds

book by Paul McCartney

author: Paul McCartney, Philip Ardagh

2005

Opapi-Opapa

author: Paul McCartney

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Carole King

American singer and songwriter

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Tony Bennett

American recording artist and singer

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