Documentary delves into life of music pioneer Clive Davis

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Clive Davis: The Soundtrack Of Our Lives opened the Tribeca Film Festival, and now it's headed to Apple Music. Artists, celebrities and music fans packed into Radio City Music Hall to watch the screening of the documentary "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives".

Clive Davis's annual pre-Grammy party in Los Angeles, which dates back 40 years, is known for flashy celebrity guests, intimate performances, and the aroma of exclusivity.

THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES from IM Global and Scott Free Productions, is coming exclusively to Apple Music customers around the world. "The Soundtrack of Our Lives", directed by Chris Perkel, gave a peek into Davis' personal and professional life.

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Jennifer Hudson brought the crowd to its feet with a medley of some of Houston's greatest hits, including I'm Every Woman, How Will I Know and I Want To Dance With Somebody. "But I wasn't going to miss this evening".

NEW YORK (AP) — Clive Davis celebrated his legacy with the debut of a documentary about his life, along with performances from artists he helped become icons, during the opening night of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.

Hudson made a beeline for Davis when she stepped from the stage into the audience, microphone in hand. Even Kenny G, master of mom jazz himself, turns up to extol the "Man With the Golden Ears", the sobriquet Davis' talent-spotting prowess has earned him.

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"Clive is not only the chieftain who sits in an executive office and takes care of all the business, but he takes care of the artists as well", she said.

He said watching the documentary was somewhat hard, especially scenes with Houston, who died in 2012.

He went on to play a key role in the careers of Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Santana, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Aerosmith, Simon & Garfunkel, Janis Joplin, Chicago, Blood Sweat & Tears, the Kinks, the Grateful Dead and the Eurythmics. It has been acquired by Apple, and will soon be available to Apple Music subscribers.

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