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Clive Davis Awarded Prestigious Lincoln Medal in DC as His Recording Institute Grads Launch Hit Record

Music mogul and legend Clive Davis is set to receive a Big Deal award in Washington and an honor here in New York. The Big Deal Award is the Lincoln Medal from Ford’s Theater. This puts Clive in heady company. Past recipients include Aretha Franklin, the late Colin Powell, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, golfer Jack Nicklaus, NFL great Peyton Manning, plus Ruby Dee, John Lewis, Sidney Poitier, and James Earl Jones.
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Clive Davis Health in Jeopardy? Music King’s Real Status Revealed

Clive Davis, the legendary music producer, somehow sparked concerns despite looking good during his recent 90th birthday celebration. On Wednesday, Davis welcomed people close to his heart at his party in Lower Manhattan. They got together to celebrate his birthday after turning 90 on Monday. CBS News confirmed that artists...
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(Listen) Clive Davis Explains on New Podcast His Philosophy of Chart Smashes: “It’s a little more beautiful when a great song becomes a hit”

One more celebration of Clive Davis’s 90th birthday: a talk with Pete Ganbarg on his podcast, “Rock and Roll High School.” (The podcast goes live Thursday.) Listen below as Clive describes why albums need hit singles, even if they’re great album tracks that make the transition. He was always the man with the Golden Ears, and Pete has been following in his footsteps.
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Music industry legend Clive Davis celebrates 90th birthday

NEW YORK -- Legendary music producer Clive Davis celebrated his 90th birthday at a party in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday.The Brooklyn native turned 90 on Monday.Watch Ali Bauman's interview with Davis Some big names in music, entertainment and news were on hand to honor Davis, including Barry Manilow and CBS Mornings co-host Gayle King.They paid tribute to his remarkable career at the celebration at Cipriani.
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Clive Davis Hosts a Throwback Gala with 600 Close Friends Like Alicia Keys, Dionne Warwick, Patti Smith, Jesse Jackson, Roberta Flack, Etc

Clive Davis‘s 90th birthday blow out part 2: A throwback pre-pandemic like gala for 600 friends at NYC’s newest, sexiest ballroom at Casa Cipriani. It’s a former Maritime Building at the tip of southern Manhattan, left to rot for eons and now an art deco palace with extraordinary appointments. It’s a hotel, it’s a club, it’s a ballroom. It’s like a dream.
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Clive Davis at 90: His Executives Recall the Man, the Mentor, the Music and the Long, Cold Meetings

Click here to read the full article. Clive Davis’ name is a synonym for the ultimate record man. In terms of success, influence, longevity, and the artists and executives he has mentored, he has no peer and probably never will. To give just one example, in 1972 he told a young Bruce Springsteen that the debut album he’d just submitted didn’t have any songs that would get played on the radio. Dejected but determined, that night Springsteen wrote “Spirit in the Night” and “Blinded by the Light” — and thanks Davis to this day for the tough love that spawned those...
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Clive Davis Shares ‘Clive-isms’ on Music, Artists, His History, and Keeping an Open Mind

Click here to read the full article. Clive Davis doesn’t do anything by half, and his 90th birthday is no exception. Not only will there be a star-studded party tonight at Cipriani in Lower Manhattan, there’s a four-part music-and-interview series on Paramount Plus culled from last year’s virtual pre-Grammy galas; a Clive Davis Gallery with personal items from across his career at New York University’s Brooklyn location; an interview on the “Rock & Roll High School With Pete Ganbarg” podcast airing April 14; a talk at the 92 St. Y on April 21; and two comprehensive, detailed articles here at...
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Clive Davis on turning 90 years old

The music industry legend says the number just hit home with him. "Is it as sharp? Is he as involved? But Davis says he's just being himself.
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