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Chaka Khan relays good news about Joni in an interview published today: "...we're good friends and she's doing very well, by the way. I want everyone to know that she's getting better and better every day." Read the interview and news about Chaka's upcoming Joni tribute album here.

Joni has been nominated for a Grammy for "Best Album Notes" for her "Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting to Be Danced" release. You can read the notes here.

Joni has been nominated in the fourth annual Older People in the Media Awards run by older people’s charity, Independent Age, in collaboration with Gransnet, the social network for the UK’s 14 million grandparents. She has been nominated in the “Everyday ageism hero” category for her work with Yves Saint Laurent.

The other nominees in this category are: L'Oréal for Age Perfect campaign with Dame Helen Mirren, and Other Stories and Vans collaboration for SS2015 campaign with Daphne Selfe.

Nominations were put forward by members of Gransnet and the winner in each of the three categories will be decided by a public vote. CAST YOUR VOTE HERE!

The Older People in the Media awards are a celebration of the best representations of older people’s issues in the media. They hope to shine a light on the characters, marketing campaigns and individuals that have either positively portrayed older people, or sensitively highlighted the issues they face.

Winners from previous years have included, among others, Dame Judi Dench for her role in the film Philomena and Anne Reid for her portrayal of the character Celia in Last Tango in Halifax.

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Upcoming local tributes and events

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“Both Sides Now” is a theatrical presentation of the music of Joni Mitchell, performed live with the Don and Rhonda band, and starring Canadian singer Jenny Allen. The show presents 2 sides of Joni’s music -acoustic folk and progressive rock/jazz. More info

Singer/songwriter and mentor to Sam Smith Joanna Eden celebrates the music of her hero Joni Mitchell. With heartfelt reflections on the life of a songwriting pioneer and how they’ve inspired her own songs, Eden is joined by acclaimed pianist Chris Ingham and rising star of bass and guitar Lewis Andrews.Joni is perhaps the most beloved songwriter of all musicians so expect to see players in their element! Joanna has been a singing teacher for 12 years since the parents of her first student begged her to start. That student was Sam Smith, now an international star and highest selling debut artist in the US since records began. She began teaching Sam when he was just ten years old, coached him throughout his childhood and introduced him to songwriting, co-writing and producing his first demo tracks. She is a vocal coach for the popular music and performing arts degree courses at Anglia Ruskin University and hosts her popular ‘Singer to Artist’ workshops all over the UK. More info

Singer/songwriter and mentor to Sam Smith Joanna Eden celebrates the music of her hero Joni Mitchell. With heartfelt reflections on the life of a songwriting pioneer and how they’ve inspired her own songs, Eden is joined by acclaimed pianist Chris Ingham and rising star of bass and guitar Lewis Andrews.Joni is perhaps the most beloved songwriter of all musicians so expect to see players in their element! Joanna has been a singing teacher for 12 years since the parents of her first student begged her to start. That student was Sam Smith, now an international star and highest selling debut artist in the US since records began. She began teaching Sam when he was just ten years old, coached him throughout his childhood and introduced him to songwriting, co-writing and producing his first demo tracks. She is a vocal coach for the popular music and performing arts degree courses at Anglia Ruskin University and hosts her popular ‘Singer to Artist’ workshops all over the UK. More info

“Both Sides Now” is a theatrical presentation of the music of Joni Mitchell, performed live with the Don and Rhonda band, and starring Canadian singer Jenny Allen. The show presents 2 sides of Joni’s music -acoustic folk and progressive rock/jazz. More info

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