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Joni Mitchell Performs Surprise Concert, Her First Full Set in Years

Joni Mitchell made a triumphant return to the stage this weekend.

The 78-year-old singer performed her first full-length public concert since 2000 while appearing at the Newport Folk Festival on Sunday (July 24) in Newport, Rhode Island.

This also marked Joni‘s first concert since suffering a brain aneurysm back in 2015. She sat in a chair on stage surrounded by some other great artists, including Brandi Carlile, Marcus Mumford, Wynonna Judd, Allison Russell, Taylor Goldsmith, and more.

“This scene shall be forever known henceforth as the Joni Jam!” Brandi told the crowd.

Joni performed songs such as “Both Sides Now, “Big Yellow Taxi,” “Help Me,” and “Love Potion #9.” She also did a cover of the Gershwin classic “Summertime.” Watch a video now on YouTube!

Welcome back to the stage, Joni.

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Joni Mitchell Gets Honored by Sara Bareilles, John Legend, & Many More at MusiCares Concert - See Every Star There!

Joni Mitchell is the Person of the Year and she was honored at the 2022 MusiCares event during Grammys weekend!

So many stars stepped out to help honor Joni at the event on Friday (April 1) at the MGM Grand Marquee Ballroom in Las Vegas.

Sara Bareilles performed “California,” John Legend performed “River,” Billy Porter sang “Both Sides Now,” Brandi Carlile teamed up with Stephen Stills for “Woodstock,” and so many more stars also sang.

“That was such an exciting musical evening for me,” Joni said while accepting the award (via The Tennessean). “To hear my music performed so well by everybody who was on stage.”

Click inside to see all of the stars who attended… More Here! »

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Joni Mitchell Gives First Performance in Years at Pre-Grammys Tribute Show!

Joni Mitchell just gave her first on-stage performance in years!

The legendary singer-songwriter was honored with the Person of the Year award at the 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year event on Friday (April 1) at the MGM Grand Marquee Ballroom in Las Vegas.

Joni was treated to a concert in which stars like Brandi Carlile, John Legend, Sara Bareilles, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter, Mickey Guyton, and Pentatonix performed some of her biggest hits.

“That was such an exciting musical evening for me,” Joni said while accepting the award (via The Tennessean). “To hear my music performed so well by everybody who was on stage.”

“I can retire now and just let other people do it,” she added.

During the end of the night, Joni got on stage to join Brandi and the others to sing “The Circle Game.”

Click through the gallery for 30+ photos of Joni Mitchell at the event… More Here! »

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Every Musician Who Is Removing Their Music From Spotify Due to COVID Misinformation & Joe Rogan Podcast

Many of the top musicians in the industry are making their voices heard – by taking their voices away.

Several stars have spoken out and condemned Spotify for providing a platform where misinformation about COVID-19 can run rampant, and there is an especially loud outcry specifically about Joe Rogan, who has multi-million dollar deal with Spotify for his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. He’s featured controversial guests and discussions questioning the efficacy and necessity of vaccines, and sharing claims debunked by scientists.

Celebrities are openly condemning both Spotify and Joe Rogan for potentially spreading dangerous, life-threatening misinformation. Here’s how Spotify has reacted so far.

Find out which stars are asking to take their music off Spotify due to COVID misinformation…

Joni Mitchell Joins Neil Young; Will Pull All Her Music From Spotify

Joni Mitchell has decided to pull her music from Spotify.

The 78-year-old musician is following in the footsteps of Neil Young, following the music platform’s decision to have Joe Rogan‘s controversial podcast remain.

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Kennedy Center Honors 2021 - Performers & Presenters Revealed!

The 2021 Kennedy Center Honors are airing tonight!

The annual celebration of the arts is being broadcasted on CBS and Paramount+ at 9 p.m. ET on Wednesday (December 22), recorded earlier this month in the Kennedy Center Opera House at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

This year, the organization celebrates five honorees: Bette Midler, Justino Diaz, Joni Mitchell, Berry Gordy and Lorne Michaels.

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Scarlett Johansson & Colin Jost Honor Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler & More at Kennedy Center Honors 2021

Scarlett Johansson dazzles in a gold dress next to husband Colin Jost while arriving at the 2021 Kennedy Center Honors held at The Kennedy Center on Sunday evening (December 5) in Washington, DC.

The couple stepped out for the event along with SNL stars Amy Poehler, Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers, Kate McKinnon, Kenan Thompson, Pete Davidson, and alums Martin Short and Kevin Nealon to honor Lorne Michaels, who is an honoree at this years event.

He, along with Justino Diaz, Berry Gordy, Bette Midler, and Joni Mitchell, were all honored for their artistic contributions to American culture.

Bette‘s daughter Sophie Von Haselberg, as well as choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler and his wife, Elly; Lisa Mordente, Chita Rivera, Debbie Allen, Beanie Feldstein, Herbie Hancock, Goldie Hawn, Kelli O’Hara, Ellie Goulding, Renee Fleming, Tiler Peck, Barbara Hershey, Cameron Crowe, Brandi Carlile, and Catherine Shepherd were also at the event this evening.

The first – President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden – and second – Kamala Harris and Douglas Emhoff – families were also in attendance at the gala event following a short award ceremony earlier in the day.

FYI: Scarlett Johansson is wearing a Dolce & Gabbana dress. Amy is wearing Theia.

Click inside to see 65+ pictures from the 2021 Kennedy Center Honors ceremony…More Here! »

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