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April 29, 2014
The Music Business Association, formerly known as NARM and digitalmusic.org, will celebrate the philanthropic work of Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, chart-topping pop star and actress Ariana Grande, the record-breaking soundtrack to Oscar-winning animated film Frozen, and the lifetime of creative contributions of artist Paul Rodgers at the Music Biz 2014 Awards Luncheon on May 8th at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Sponsored by YouTube, the event will feature the presentation of the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award to Grande, a special Outstanding Achievement Award to the Frozen soundtrack, the Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award to Snider, and the Chairman’s Award for Sustained Creative Achievement to Rodgers.
Dee Snider will be honored for his extensive philanthropic work, including efforts on behalf of Long Island Cares Inc., for which he organizes the annual Dee Snider’s Ride motorcycle event; the Jam for Autism, which he organized in 2012 to benefit the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center’s special needs program; the March of Dimes, where he served for several years as the Grand Marshal of the famed Bikers for Babies ride and donated his earnings from The Celebrity Apprentice; and the Gibson Girl Foundation and Station Family Fund, for which he performed at benefit concerts.
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The Music Business Association, formerly known as NARM and digitalmusic.org, will celebrate the philanthropic work of Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, chart-topping pop star and actress Ariana Grande, the record-breaking soundtrack to Oscar-winning animated film Frozen, and the lifetime of creative contributions of artist Paul Rodgers at the Music Biz 2014 Awards Luncheon on May
Twisted Sister frontman (and HOH host) Dee Snider has turned his considerable charity efforts closer to home. In an open letter to his supporters, he posted the following online: To my loyal ride supporters, Like so many of you, my ride committee and I were deeply affected by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on Long
This one NEVER gets old. Check out a hysterical (and 100% true!) story about a Twisted Sister gig as told by frontman (and HOH host) Dee Snider a few years back.
Unfortunately, our own Dee Snider got fired on the March 10 episode of All Star Celebrity Apprentice. Things just didn’t go well for Dee’s team, “Plan B”, and so Omarosa’s team, “Team Power” got the win. The show features Dee as well as Bret Michaels (of Poison), country star Trace Adkins, actors Stephen Baldwin and
Check out this great vintage video clip of Dee Snider’s early band Desperado (Dee, Bernie Torme, Clive Burr and Marc Russell) rehearsing at Bearsville Studio in Woodstock, NY circa 1989. Wow, what a blast from the past! Enjoy!
Big-ass hair…it’s not just for rock stars:
Check out the hilarious video Alice Cooper did as part of the recent Revolver/Guitar World Rock & Roll Roast of Dee Snider.
Check out last Thursday’s Revolver/Guitar World Rock & Roll Roast of Dee Snider! Host Penn Jillette, along with guests (both live and via video tribute) including Zakk Wylde, Anthrax’s Scott Ian, Lita Ford, Alice Cooper, Sebastian Bach, Weird Al Yankovic, Donald Trump, Dee’s own son, Shane, and many more roasted and toasted Dee, tearing into