April 16, 2018
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Huey Lewis cancels 2018 tour due to hearing loss

The band Huey Lewis and The News released a statement on Friday that they canceled their 2018 tour due to Huey Lewis experiencing a sudden hearing loss. Lewis thinks the […]
January 16, 2018
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Nyle DiMarco’s twin brother, Nico, proves Deaf can DJ

The twin brother of Deaf model Nyle DiMarco proves his passions by pursing dream of being a DJ with hearing loss.
January 12, 2018
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Jerrica Patton, a musician with hearing loss chasing dreams in NYC

  At age 17, Jerrica Patton set out to achieve her dreams of being a model and a musician. She was confident in her vision, but there was a thought […]
January 10, 2018
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Eric Clapton becomes latest musician to admit he’s going deaf

Guitar legend Eric Clapton is the latest musician to admit he’s losing his hearing, after years of being exposed to loud music. The 72-year-old, who is most famous for his […]
December 11, 2017
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BBC Documentary: Can deaf people appreciate music?

Deaf people understand and appreciate music? If so, how? That's the topic of the BBC Radio 4 documentary, 'The Art of Living: Listening Without Ears.'
November 8, 2017
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Can my child learn to play a musical instrument with their hearing loss?

I always say that anything is possible in life, although it would be a perfectly understandable assumption for people to think that some activities could be too difficult for deaf […]
October 23, 2017
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Deaf hip hop artist Signkid releases new EP

Deaf hip-hop artist, Signkid, recently released his new and first EP ‘Music is the Message.’ For a while, Signkid has made his own music and created videos with British Sign […]
September 21, 2017

After tragedy, musician Sam Baker ‘became an artist’ with hearing loss

In 1986 Sam Baker was traveling he faced an unexpected attack. Regardless, he found success as a musician with hearing loss.
September 21, 2017
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A Tragic Turn To Music Success: Q&A with musician Sam Baker

Despite his history and challenges, Sam Baker has gone on to music success. We had the opportunity to talk to him about his journey.
September 20, 2017

Deaf singer Mandy Harvey gives an unforgettable performance on AGT finals

Deaf singer Mandy Harvey impresses the crowed in her emotional final song on America's Got Talent.
September 19, 2017
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How hearing aids helped me rediscover my love for music

I've always been a fan of music, but as I slowly lost my hearing the songs didn't sound right. Do hearing aids make music sound better? In my case they changed my life.
September 13, 2017

Deaf singer Mandy Harvey has ‘something to say’ on AGT

Deaf singer Mandy Harvey, performed an original song, titled “Release Me,” on America's Got Talent, again wowing judges.
August 31, 2017
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Meet Sean Forbes, the deaf rapper who is inspiring a generation

Sean Forbes is a deaf rapper who has been inspiring a generation of hearing, hard-of-hearing and Deaf individuals for years.
August 23, 2017

Deaf singer Mandy Harvey performs emotional original song on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Mandy Harvey, the deaf singer who wowed judges on the talent competition show “America’s Got Talent,” again got an outstanding, silent, standing ovation during Tuesday’s quarter finals. The singer-songwriter performed […]
June 19, 2017
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Chance the Rapper brings sign language interpreters on tour

Chance the Rapper is bringing American Sign Language to the stage, he says, by hiring ASL interpreters to join him on tour.
June 7, 2017

Deaf singer wows on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Mandy Harvey, a deaf singer, wowed judges on 'America’s Got Talent,' with her touching story and perfect vocals.
May 31, 2017

Music lovers enjoy full accessibility at first “deaf-friendly” festival

Deaf people from far and wide joined together earlier this month, to celebrate the first deaf accessible music festival. If you’ve been following along, you know I attended the Good Vibrations […]
May 5, 2017

Music festival aims to bring ‘good vibrations’ to people with hearing loss

For the first time, deaf and hard-of-hearing people will be able to fully experience a summer music festival, through visual, tactile and auditory enrichments, in a special event created specifically for them.
May 5, 2017

Good Vibrations Music Festival: Q&A with Emma Rudkin

Good Vibrations Music and Arts Festival is the first fully accessible, deaf-aware music festival. We chat with founder Emma Rudkin.
April 18, 2017
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Why musicians should be more aware of hearing loss

When noise-induced hearing loss occurs, it is often too late, irreversible and, if a significant loss, can be life-altering.