10 Facts About Anthony DeCurtis


Anthony DeCurtis is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone, where his work has appeared for more than thirty years.

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Anthony DeCurtis collaborated with Clive Davis on Davis's autobiography, The Soundtrack of My Life, which was published by Simon and Schuster in February 2013 and rose to number two on the New York Times nonfiction best-seller list.

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Anthony DeCurtis appears in Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives, a documentary based on the book that will open the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2017.

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Anthony DeCurtis's essay accompanying the 1988 Eric Clapton box set Crossroads won a Grammy in the "Best Album Notes" category, and on three occasions he has won ASCAP's Deems Taylor awards for excellence in writing about music.

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Anthony DeCurtis has appeared as a commentator on MTV, VH1, the Today Show, and many other news and entertainment programs.

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Anthony DeCurtis has served as a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominating committee for more than twenty years.

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Anthony DeCurtis was an editorial consultant and the primary interviewer for "Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound, " a documentary for PBS American Masters.

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Anthony DeCurtis appeared in the 2011 documentary Reggae Got Soul: The Story of Toots and the Maytals which was featured on BBC and described as “The untold story of one of the most influential artists ever to come out of Jamaica”.

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In 2015, Anthony DeCurtis joined the judging panel of the 14th annual Independent Music Awards to assist independent musicians' careers.

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Anthony DeCurtis was a judge for the 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th Independent Music Awards.

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