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20 Feet from Stardom is a 2013 American documentary film directed by documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville and was produced by Gil Friesen, a music industry executive whose curiosity to know more about the lives of background singers inspired the making of the film. [1]

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AARP The Magazine

AARP The Magazine is an American bi-monthly magazine, published by the American Association of Retired People, AARP, which focuses on aging issues.

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Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature

The Academy Award for Documentary Feature is an award for documentary films.

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American Cinema Editors

Founded in 1950, American Cinema Editors (ACE) is an honorary society of film editors that are voted in based on the qualities of professional achievements, their education of others, and their dedication to editing.

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Backing vocalist

Backing vocalists are singers who provide vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists.

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Bette Midler

Bette Midler (Inside the Actors Studio, 2004 born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer.

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Black Reel Awards of 2014

The 2014 Black Reel Awards, which annually recognize and celebrate the achievements of black people in feature, independent and television films, were announced on Thursday, February 13, 2014.

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British Board of Film Classification

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), previously the British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes, trailers, adverts, public Information/campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom.

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Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.

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Caitrin Rogers

Caitrin Rogers is a film producer.

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Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2013

26th CFCA Awards December 16, 2013 ---- Best Film: 12 Years a Slave The 26th Chicago Film Critics Association Awards were announced on December 16, 2013.

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Chris Botti

Christopher Stephen "Chris" Botti (born October 12, 1962), is an American trumpeter and composer.

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Claudia Lennear

Claudia Lennear (also rendered as Linnear and Lenier when she appeared on Stephen Stills' albums) is an American soul singer.

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Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Documentary Feature

The Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Documentary Feature is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

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Dallas Voice

Dallas Voice, founded in 1984, is a newspaper for the gay community in Dallas, Texas (USA).

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Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2013

The 19th Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards honoring the best in film for 2013 were announced on December 16, 2013.

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Darlene Love

Darlene Wright (born July 26, 1941), known by her stage name, Darlene Love, is an American popular music singer and actress.

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David Bowie

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.

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David Lasley

David Eldon Lasley (born August 20, 1947) is an American singer and songwriter, best known for his contributions as a background singer for such artists as Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Dionne Warwick and Dusty Springfield.

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David Letterman

David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer.

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Documentary film

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.

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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.

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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an annual international event dedicated to the theatrical exhibition of non-fiction cinema.

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Gil Friesen

Gil Friesen (March 19, 1937 – December 13, 2012) was an American music and film executive known for being chairman of A&M Records from 1977 until its sale for $500 million in 1990, co-founder of the Classic Sports Cable Network and executive producer of The Breakfast Club in 1985.

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Gloria Jones

Gloria Richetta Jones (born October 19, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, California.

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Grammy Award for Best Music Film

The Grammy Award for Best Music Film (until 2012 known as Best Long Form Music Video) is an accolade presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally named the Gramophone Awards, to performers, directors, and producers of quality videos or musical programs.

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Hawaii International Film Festival

The Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) is a film festival held in the United States state of Hawaii.

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Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2013

The 7th Houston Film Critics Society Awards nominations were announced on the December 8, 2013.

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Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature

The Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature is one of the annual Independent Spirit Awards.

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International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) is the world's largest documentary film festival held annually since 1988 in Amsterdam.

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Janice Pendarvis

Janice Gadsden Pendarvis is a singer, songwriter, and voiceover artist.

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Jo Lawry

Jo Lawry is an Australian singer and musician.

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Judith Hill

Judith Glory Hill (born May 6, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, California.

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Kylie Minogue

Kylie Ann Minogue, (born 28 May 1968) is an Australian-British singer and actress.

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Lisa Fischer

Lisa Fischer (born December 1, 1958) is an American vocalist and songwriter.

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Lou Adler

Lou Adler (born December 13, 1933) is an American record producer, music executive, talent manager, songwriter, film director, film producer, and co-owner of the famous Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California.

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Luther Vandross

Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. (April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.

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Lynn Mabry

Lynn Mabry (born March 21, 1958) is an American singer.

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Mable John

Mable John (born November 3, 1930) is an American blues vocalist and was the first female signed by Berry Gordy to Motown's Tamla label.

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Martha Wash

Martha Elaine Wash (born December 23, 1953) is an American singer-songwriter.

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Merry Clayton

Merry Clayton (born December 25, 1948) is an American soul and gospel singer and an actress.

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Metacritic

Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.

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Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.

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Mick Jagger

Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943), known professionally as Mick Jagger, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor who gained fame as the lead singer and one of the founder members of the Rolling Stones.

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Montclair Film

Montclair Film is a community-based film nonprofit most well known for organizing the annual Montclair Film Festival (MFF) held in late April, early May in Montclair, New Jersey, the festival showcases new works from american and international filmmakers, and has year-round events.

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Morgan Neville

Morgan Neville (born October 10, 1967) is an American film producer, director and writer.

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Motion Picture Sound Editors

Founded in 1953, Motion Picture Sound Editors (M.P.S.E.) is an honorary society of motion picture sound editors.

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NAACP Image Awards

The NAACP Image Award is an annual awards ceremony presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature.

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National Board of Review Awards 2013

85th NBR Awards Best Film: Her The 85th National Board of Review Awards, honoring the best in film for 2013, were announced on December 4, 2013.

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Nicki Richards

Nicki Richards (born Honolulu, Hawaii, United States on March 24) is an American singer, songwriter, producer and actress based in Manhattan, New York City.

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Oren Waters

Oren Waters is an American vocalist best known for his work with the backup singing group The Waters.

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Patti Austin

Patti Austin (born August 10, 1950) is a Grammy Award-winning American R&B, pop and jazz singer.

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Premiere

A premiere or première is the debut (first public presentation) of a play, film, dance, or musical composition.

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Ray Charles

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer.

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Review aggregator

A review aggregator is a system that collects reviews of products and services (such as films, books, video games, software, hardware and cars).

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RiverRun International Film Festival

The RiverRun International Film Festival is a regional film festival held annually each spring in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Rose Stone

Rose Stone (born Rosemary Stewart, March 21, 1945, Dallas, Texas) is an African-American singer and keyboardist.

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Rotten Tomatoes

Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.

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San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2013

18th SDFCS Awards December 11, 2013 ---- Best Film: Her ---- Best Director: Alfonso Cuarón Gravity The 18th San Diego Film Critics Society Awards were announced on December 11, 2013.

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San Francisco International Film Festival

San Francisco International Film Festival (abbreviated as SFIFF) is among the longest running film festivals in the Americas.

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Seattle International Film Festival

The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), held annually in Seattle, Washington since 1976, is among the top film festivals in North America.

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Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress.

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South by Southwest

South by Southwest (abbreviated as SXSW and colloquially referred to as South By) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States.

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St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Awards 2013

10th SLGFCA Awards December 14, 2013 ---- Best Film: 12 Years a Slave ---- Best Director: Steve McQueen12 Years a Slave The nominees for the 10th St.

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Stevie Wonder

Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

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Stevvi Alexander

Stephanie "Stevvi" Alexander is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and actress who was recently featured as an artist with the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience alongside the shows composer Ramin Djawadi.

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Sting (musician)

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.

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Stock footage

Stock footage, and similarly, archive footage, library pictures, and file footage is film or video footage that can be used again in other films.

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Susaye Greene

Susaye Greene (born September 13, 1949), is an American singer–songwriter.

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Táta Vega

Táta Vega (born Carmen Rosa Vega, October 7, 1951) is an American vocalist whose career spans theater, film, and a variety of musical genres.

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The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.

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The Weinstein Company

The Weinstein Company LLC (usually credited or abbreviated as TWC) is an American independent film studio, founded in New York City by Bob and Harvey Weinstein in 2005.

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The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret

The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best Kept-Secret is a 2012 book by Kent Hartman about the Wrecking Crew, one of the most successful groups of studio musicians in music history, who played anonymously on many popular recordings in Los Angeles in the 1960s.

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True/False Film Festival

The True/False Film Fest is an annual documentary film festival that takes place in Columbia, Missouri.

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Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association

The Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) is a group of film critics based in Washington, D.C. and founded in 2002.

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Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Documentary

The Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Documentary is an annual award given by the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association.

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Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards 2013

The 12th Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards were announced on December 8, 2013.

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18th Satellite Awards

The 18th Satellite Awards is an award ceremony honoring the year's outstanding performers, films, television shows, home videos and interactive media, presented by the International Press Academy at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, Los Angeles as part of the 2013–14 film awards season.

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19th Critics' Choice Awards

The 19th Critics' Choice Awards were presented on January 16, 2014 at the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport, honoring the finest achievements of 2013 filmmaking.

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2013 New York Film Critics Circle Awards

79th NYFCC Awards January 6, 2014 ---- Best Picture: American Hustle The 79th New York Film Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best in film for 2013, were announced on December 3, 2013 and presented on January 6, 2014.

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2013 Sundance Film Festival

The 2013 Sundance Film Festival took place from January 17, 2013 until January 27, 2013 in Park City, Utah, United States, with screenings in Salt Lake City, Utah, Ogden, Utah, and Sundance, Utah.

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29th Independent Spirit Awards

The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards announced its nominees on November 27, 2013.

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57th Annual Grammy Awards

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 8, 2015, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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86th Academy Awards

The 86th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2013 and took place on March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/20_Feet_from_Stardom

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