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American Music Awards of 1981

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The eighth Annual American Music Awards were held on January 30, 1981. [1]

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Against the Wind (album)

Against the Wind is the eleventh studio album by American rock singer Bob Seger and his fourth with the Silver Bullet Band.

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American Broadcasting Company

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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American Music Award

The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual American music awards show, created by Dick Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network's contract to air the Grammy Awards expired.

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American Music Award for Favorite Country Album

The American Music Award for Favorite Album – Country has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Award for Favorite Country Band/Duo/Group

The American Music Award for Favorite Duo or Group – Country has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Award for Favorite Country Female Artist

The American Music Award for Favorite Female Artist – Country has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist

The American Music Award for Favorite Male Artist – Country has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Album

The American Music Award for Favorite Album – Pop/Rock has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group

The American Music Award for Favorite Duo or Group – Pop/Rock has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist

The American Music Award for Favorite Female Artist – Pop/Rock has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist

The American Music Award for Favorite Male Artist – Pop/Rock has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album

The American Music Award for Favorite Album – Soul/R&B has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group

The American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group was awarded since 1974, but has been discontinued since 2009.

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American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

The American Music Award for Favorite Female Artist – Soul/R&B has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist

The American Music Award for Favorite Male Artist – Soul/R&B has been awarded since 1974.

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American Music Awards of 1980

The seventh Annual American Music Awards were held on January 18, 1980.

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American Music Awards of 1982

The ninth Annual American Music Awards were held on January 25, 1982.

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Anne Murray

Morna Anne Murray (born June 20, 1945), known professionally as Anne Murray, is a Canadian singer in pop, country, and adult contemporary music whose albums have sold over 55 million copies worldwide.

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Another Brick in the Wall

"Another Brick in the Wall" is the title of three songs set to variations of the same theme on Pink Floyd's 1979 rock opera The Wall. All three songs were written by Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters.

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Another One Bites the Dust

"Another One Bites the Dust" is a 1980 song by British rock band Queen.

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Barbara Mandrell

Barbara Ann Mandrell (born December 25, 1948) is an American country music singer, musician, and actress.

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Barbra Streisand

Barbara Joan "Barbra" Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.

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Billy Joel

William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.

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Bob Seger

Robert Clark Seger (born May 6, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist.

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Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens, March 23, 1953) is an American recording artist whose career has spanned five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist and focal point of the funk band Rufus.

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Charley Pride

Charley Frank Pride (born March 18, 1934) is an American country music singer, musician/guitarist, recording artist, performer, business owner, and former baseball player.

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Charlie Daniels

Charles Edward Daniels (born October 28, 1936) is an American multi-instrumentalist, lyricist, and singer, known for his contributions to Southern rock, country and bluegrass.

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Chuck Berry

Charles Edward Anderson Berry (October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.

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Coward of the County

"Coward of the County" is a country song written by Roger Bowling and Billy Ed Wheeler, and recorded by American country music singer Kenny Rogers.

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Crystal Gayle

Brenda Gail Gatzimos (née Webb; January 9, 1951), known professionally as Crystal Gayle, is an American singer.

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Diana (album)

diana is the tenth studio solo album by American singer Diana Ross, released on May 22, 1980 by Motown Records.

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Diana Ross

Diana Ernestine Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer.

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Dick Clark Productions

Dick Clark Productions (stylized as dick clark productions by the studio, and often abbreviated dcp) is an American entertainment production company founded by entertainer Dick Clark.

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Don't Fall in Love with a Dreamer

"Don't Fall in Love with a Dreamer" is a song written by David Ellingson and Kim Carnes and recorded by Kenny Rogers and Carnes as a duet.

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Eagles (band)

The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971.

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Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire (EWF) is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin, and Afro pop.

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George Benson

George Benson (born March 22, 1943) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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Give Me the Night (George Benson song)

"Give Me the Night" is a song recorded by American jazz musician George Benson, which he released from his 1980 studio album of the same title.

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Glass Houses (album)

Glass Houses is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel, released on March 10, 1980.

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If You Ever Change Your Mind

"If You Ever Change Your Mind" is a song written by Parker McGee and Bob Gundry, and recorded by American country music artist Crystal Gayle.

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Kenny Rogers

Kenneth Ray Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.

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Kim Carnes

Kim Carnes (born July 20, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter.

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Kool & the Gang

Kool & the Gang are an American band formed in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1964 by brothers Robert "Kool" Bell and Ronald Bell, with Dennis "D.T." Thomas, Robert Mickens, Charles Smith, George Brown, and Ricky West.

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Larry Graham

Larry Graham Jr. (born August 14, 1946) is an American bass guitar player, both with the psychedelic soul/funk band Sly and the Family Stone, and as the founder and frontman of Graham Central Station.

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Linda Ronstadt

Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American retired popular music singer known for singing in a wide range of genres including rock, country, jazz, light opera, and Latin.

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Mac Davis

Morris Mac Davis (born January 21, 1942) is a country music singer, songwriter, and actor, originally from Lubbock, Texas, who has enjoyed much crossover success.

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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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Music Man (album)

Music Man is an album by Waylon Jennings, released in 1980 on RCA Victor.

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Off the Wall

Off the Wall is the fifth studio album by American singer Michael Jackson, released on August 10, 1979 in the United States by Epic Records and internationally by CBS Records.

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Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John, (born 26 September 1948) is an English-Australian singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, and activist.

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One in a Million You

"One in a Million You" is a single by Larry Graham from his album One in a Million You (1980).

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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1965.

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Queen (band)

Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.

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Stephanie Mills

Stephanie Dorthea Mills (born March 22, 1957) is an American Grammy award–winning singer, songwriter and Broadway stage actress.

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Teddy (album)

Teddy is the third album by R&B crooner Teddy Pendergrass, released on June 23, 1979.

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Teddy Pendergrass

Theodore DeReese "Teddy" Pendergrass (March 26, 1950 – January 13, 2010) was an American singer.

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Ten Years of Gold

Ten Years of Gold is the fourth studio album by Kenny Rogers issued in 1978.

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The Gambler (album)

The Gambler is the sixth studio album by Kenny Rogers, released by United Artists in December 1978.

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The O'Jays

The O'Jays are an American R&B group from Canton, Ohio, formed in 1958 and originally consisting of Eddie Levert (born June 16, 1942), Walter Williams (born August 25, 1943), William Powell (January 20, 1942 – May 26, 1977), Bobby Massey and Bill Isles.

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The Oak Ridge Boys

The Oak Ridge Boys are an American country and gospel vocal quartet.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.

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The Statler Brothers

The Statler Brothers (sometimes referred to in country music circles as simply The Statlers) were an American country music, gospel, and vocal group.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Upside Down (Diana Ross song)

"Upside Down" is a song written and produced by Chic members Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards.

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Waylon Jennings

Waylon Arnold Jennings (pronounced; June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.

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Willie Nelson

Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 29, 1933) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, author, poet, actor, and activist.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Music_Awards_of_1981

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