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In commemoration of George and Ira Gershwin's dedication to American song and culture and the generous efforts of their families to preserve and perpetuate that heritage, the Library of Congress has named its Prize for Popular Song after these two prolific artists. The medal that will be awarded annually to a person of similar stature in American popular music is adapted from the design of their C

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2016 Ep1: Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin

Gershwin Prize

S2016 Ep1: Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin

Watch Smokey Robinson receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize.

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S2016 Ep1: Smokey Robinson: The Library of Congress Gershwin

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Gershwin Prize

S2015 Ep1: Willie Nelson: The Library of Congress Gershwin P

Watch Willie Nelson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize.

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

Gershwin Prize

Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

A tribute to singer-songwriter Joel, recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

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Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2016 Ep1: CeeLo Green | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

Gershwin Prize

S2016 Ep1: CeeLo Green | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

CeeLo Green performs as a tribute to Smokey Robinson, recipient of the Gershwin Prize.

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S2016 Ep1: CeeLo Green | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2016 Ep1: Corinne Bailey Rae | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwi

Gershwin Prize

S2016 Ep1: Corinne Bailey Rae | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwi

Corinne Bailey Rae performs as a tribute to Gershwin Prize recipient Smokey Robinson.

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S2016 Ep1: Corinne Bailey Rae | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwi

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2016 Ep1: Esperanza Spalding | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwi

Gershwin Prize

S2016 Ep1: Esperanza Spalding | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwi

Esperanza Spalding performs as a tribute to Gershwin Prize recipient Smokey Robinson.

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S2016 Ep1: Esperanza Spalding | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwi

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2016 Ep1: Finale | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

Gershwin Prize

S2016 Ep1: Finale | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

Watch an all-star tribute to Library of Congress Gershwin Prize recipient Smokey Robinson.

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S2016 Ep1: Finale | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2016 Ep1: JoJo | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

Gershwin Prize

S2016 Ep1: JoJo | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

JoJo performs as a tribute to Smokey Robinson, recipient of the Gershwin Prize.

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S2016 Ep1: JoJo | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2016 Ep1: Tegan Marie | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

Gershwin Prize

S2016 Ep1: Tegan Marie | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

Tegan Marie performs as a tribute to Smokey Robinson, recipient of the Gershwin Prize.

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S2016 Ep1: Tegan Marie | Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2014: Boyz II Men Perform "The Longest Time"

Gershwin Prize

S2014: Boyz II Men Perform "The Longest Time"

Boyz II Men perform "The Longest Time" at the 2014 Gershwin Prize.

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S2014: Boyz II Men Perform "The Longest Time"

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2014: Josh Groban & Sharon Isbin Perform " She's Always A W

Gershwin Prize

S2014: Josh Groban & Sharon Isbin Perform " She's Always A W

Josh Groban & Sharon Isbin perform " She's Always A Woman" at the 2014 Gershwin Prize.

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S2014: Josh Groban & Sharon Isbin Perform " She's Always A W

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2016 Ep1: Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize | Trailer

Gershwin Prize

S2016 Ep1: Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize | Trailer

Enjoy an all-star tribute to Library of Congress Gershwin Prize recipient Smokey Robinson.

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S2016 Ep1: Smokey Robinson: The Gershwin Prize | Trailer

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Video thumbnail: Gershwin Prize S2016 Ep1: The Library of Congress Interview with Smokey Rob

Gershwin Prize

S2016 Ep1: The Library of Congress Interview with Smokey Rob

Carla Hayden of The Library of Congress interviews Smokey Robinson.

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S2016 Ep1: The Library of Congress Interview with Smokey Rob

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S2014: Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Pr

Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize premieres January 2, 2015 on PBS.

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