Country music

Lauren Daigle, right, accepts the song of the year award from Pat Boone, left, during the Dove Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 16, 2019 - 3:33 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning singer Lauren Daigle reigned at the 50th annual Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards on Tuesday, winning artist of the year, song of the year and pop/contemporary album of the year. The 28-year-old Louisiana-born artist was the leading artist nominee coming...
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In this Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, photo Dolly Parton performs at her 50th Opry Member Anniversary at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn. The73-year-old actress, singer and songwriter, who first played the Opry when she was just a teenager, celebrated her 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member on Saturday. (Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via AP)
October 13, 2019 - 10:35 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country superstar Dolly Parton is still working "9 to 5," and doing what she loves as she celebrated her 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member. The 73-year-old actress, singer and songwriter, who first played the Opry when she was just a teenager, played the...
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October 10, 2019 - 12:05 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The copyright owners of the "Charlie Brown Christmas" theme song have sued Dollywood in federal court for copyright infringement. News outlets report the complaint says the East Tennessee theme park named for country star Dolly Parton has used the song without permission in...
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Former President Jimmy Carter answers questions during a news conference at a Habitat for Humanity project Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Carter fell at home on Sunday, requiring over a dozen stitches, but he did not let his injuries keep him from participating in his 36th building project with the nonprofit Christian housing organization. He turned 95 last Tuesday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 07, 2019 - 6:35 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With a bandage above his left eye and a large, red welt below it, former President Jimmy Carter was greeted by a cheering crowd Monday morning as he prepared to help build a home with Habitat for Humanity in Nashville. Carter fell at home on Sunday, requiring 14 stiches, but...
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FILE - This Nov. 8, 2017 file photo shows Garth Brooks at the 51st annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Brooks, whose hits include “Friends in Low Places,” and “The Thunder Rolls,” will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in March 2020. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 02, 2019 - 12:13 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music superstar Garth Brooks has more than just friends in low places. The Library of Congress said Wednesday the Grammy winner will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in March 2020. Previous recipients include Tony Bennett, Paul Simon,...
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Washington Capitals' T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates his goal with teammate Chandler Stephenson (18) and Jakub Vrana (13) of Czech Republic during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
September 30, 2019 - 4:52 pm
The NHL could be on the way to its version of "Are You Ready For Some Football?" The league is announcing a two-year partnership with Green Day that includes an opening song for NBC Sports' "Wednesday Night Hockey." The song, "Ready, Fire, Aim" isn't custom-made for the NHL and will be on Green Day...
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FILE - This Feb. 12, 2017 file photo shows songwriter and producer busbee at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Warner Records sent out a statement on Sunday saying busbee, whose real name was Michael James Ryan, died, but no cause of death or date was given. He was 43. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 30, 2019 - 4:50 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Warner Records said Grammy-nominated songwriter-producer busbee, who co-wrote Maren Morris' breakout hit "My Church" and also crafted songs for Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Pink, Shakira and Florida Georgia Line, has died. He was 43. The record label confirmed his death in...
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This combination photo shows, from left, Lizzo performing at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 23, 2019, Taylor Swift performing at Amazon Music's Prime Day concert in New York on July 10, 2019 and Billie Eilish performing at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. on April 20, 2019. Swift, Lizzo, Eilish are set to perform on the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour this holiday season. IHeartMedia announced Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, that the 12-city tour kicks off Dec. 1 in Tampa Bay, Florida. (AP Photo)
September 27, 2019 - 4:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift, Lizzo, Billie Eilish and BTS are set to perform on the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour this holiday season. IHeartMedia announced Friday that the 12-city tour kicks off Dec. 1 in Tampa, Florida. The lineup, which varies by city, also includes Lil Nas X, Sam Smith, Camila...
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This July 25, 2019, photo provided by Jon-Paul Bruno shows Shannon Haley and Ryan Michaels shooting a music video at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. NFL players’ dreams usually center on scoring touchdowns and making game-saving tackles. Then they watch videos of their performances. It’s not that much different for musicians, particularly the husband/wife country duo of Shannon Haley and Ryan Michaels. Their big play occurred in Levi’s Stadium, home of their longtime favorite team, the 49ers. (Jon-Paul Bruno via AP)
September 27, 2019 - 3:24 am
NFL players' dreams usually center on scoring touchdowns and making game-saving tackles. Then they watch videos of their performances. It's not that much different for musicians, particularly the husband/wife country duo of Shannon Haley and Ryan Michaels. Their big play occurred in Levi's Stadium...
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President Donald Trump meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the United Nations General Assembly, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 24, 2019 - 4:06 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Narendra Modi may be prime minister of India. But to Donald Trump, Modi is "the King." Trump on Tuesday compared Modi to Elvis Presley, the late American singer often referred to as the king of rock and roll, after the rock-star welcome Modi received Sunday in Houston. The...
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