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Mindi Abair And Joan Osborne Added To Lineup For GRAMMY® Festival At Sea: Women Who Rock, Setting Sail Nov. 4 - 8, 2014

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GRAMMY®-Nominated Artists Join Previously Announced Talent Shawn Colvin, Estelle, Skylar Grey, Emmylou Harris, Heart, and Indigo Girls

GRAMMY® Chapter Stage Also Added, Featuring Artist Panel Discussions and Workshops, and Highlighting Emerging Talent from The Recording Academy's 12 Chapter Cities Across the United States

Special Mother's Day Promotion to Win a Vacation on the GRAMMY Festival at Sea www.grammyfestivalatsea.com/momswhorock

ATLANTA, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAMMY®-nominated artists Mindi Abair and Joan Osborne are the latest performers added to the lineup for the GRAMMY Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock, which will set sail Nov. 4 – 8, 2014, in conjunction with Norwegian Cruise Line, the official cruise line of The Recording Academy® and the GRAMMY Awards®. They join previously announced talent Shawn Colvin, Estelle, Skylar Grey, Emmylou Harris,Heart, and Indigo Girls, with more artists to be announced soon. Sailing from Miami aboard the beautiful Norwegian Pearl, this inaugural GRAMMY Festival at Sea will offer guests the opportunity to celebrate GRAMMY-winning and/or -nominated women who rock, while sailing to Grand Bahama Island and Nassau, Bahamas. For a glimpse of the GRAMMY Festival at Sea experience, please visit http://youtu.be/-45tHmRwUy4.

Additionally, a GRAMMY Chapter Stage has been added to enhance the experience of this four-day music festival at sea. Featuring panel discussions and workshops with participating artists and other music professionals, the GRAMMY Chapter Stage will also spotlight emerging and established talent from each of The Recording Academy's 12 Chapter cities around the country. Selected by the Chapters to represent their respective regions, artists on the GRAMMY Chapter Stage will reflect a wealth of musically diverse styles, and all participating artists tie in to the "women who rock" theme.

With no shortage of music and live performances on board, guests should prepare to be floored by the towering vocals of these remarkably talented artists and can also look forward to other fun activities hosted by these chart-topping ladies, as well as one-of-a-kind opportunities to interact with the artists while sailing.

No cruise is complete without stops at sun-soaked ports, and guests on this GRAMMY Festival at Sea will visit Grand Bahama Island and Nassau in the Bahamas. Known as one of the most family friendly islands in The Bahamas, Grand Bahama Island is a nature enthusiast's dream, with several easily accessible nature-based activities. Kayaking, airboat eco-adventures, dolphin experiences, and bike tours are just a handful of the adventures waiting for guests in this Bahamian paradise. 

The island of Nassau, Bahamas, is another port that cruisers will have the opportunity to explore during this four-day music festival. Guests will be guided by palm-lined streets to sandy beaches, duty-free shopping, delicious local fare, and more. This Bahamian capital is rich with history and culture and home to several museums, conservation centers, and art galleries.

In addition to all of the activities and entertainment offered aboard the GRAMMY Festival at Sea, guests will also be able to take advantage of Norwegian Pearl's 13 bars and lounges, 19 dining experiences, outdoor pool, hot tubs, expansive spa and fitness center, and much more. Guests also are invited to visit the outdoor rock climbing wall, shoot hoops on the sports court, bowl a few frames in the ship's bowling alley, or try their luck in the Pearl Club Casino. Norwegian Pearl features a wide range of stateroom categories to fit all lifestyles and budgets, from the perfectly appointed inside staterooms to luxurious penthouse suites in the ship's exclusive complex, The Haven.

The GRAMMY Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock is produced by Sixthman, the industry leader in music festivals at sea, in partnership with The Recording Academy. This highly anticipated music experience is now on sale. Prices start at $800 per person based on double occupancy; taxes and fees of $225 are added on a per person basis. For additional information, please visit www.grammyfestivalatsea.com. And for a special Mother's Day promotion, check out www.grammyfestivalatsea.com/momswhorock and enter to win a free cruise.    

About Sixthman
Sixthman, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, creates festivals at sea designed to set the stage for moments that make life rock. Since 2001, we have been pioneering themed cruise experiences for bands, brands, and their fans and are proud to be celebrating our 13th year of executing 67 full ship charters, hosting more than 125,000 guests for more than 500,000 days on vacations at sea with world-class artist and brand partners such as KISS, Kid Rock, John Mayer, Lynyrd Skynyrd, 311, Zac Brown Band, Lyle Lovett, Barenaked Ladies, Sister Hazel, Paramore, Turner Classic Movies, and VH1, along with engaging festivals such as The Rock Boat and Cayamo. Inc. magazine recognized Sixthman as America's Fastest Growing Travel Company and the 87th fastest growing company across all segments on the Inc. 500 List. What is Sixthman? Click here: http://vimeo.com/19267800. LIVE LOUD with us at www.sixthman.net

About The Recording Academy
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards - the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music - The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com.

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Media Contacts:

Sixthman                    
Benjamin Ferguson                   
404.526.3525     
benferguson@sixthman.net      

Barb Dehgan                                                
The Recording Academy                                                     
310.392.3777                                                                      
barbd@grammy.com

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