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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, Kendrick Lamar performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada. A list of nominees in the top categories at the 2019 Grammys, including Lamar, who is the leader with eight nominations, were announced Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, by the Recording Academy. Drake, Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Childish Gambino, H.E.R., Lady Gaga, Maren Morris, SZA, Kacey Musgraves and Greta Van Fleet also scored multiple nominations. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
December 07, 2018 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The music of "Black Panther," with Kendrick Lamar in its starring role, officially owns the 2019 Grammy Awards, where women are heavily represented in the major four categories following a year where their presence was barely felt. The Recording Academy announced Friday that Lamar...
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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried to a burial plot close to his presidential library for internment on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in College Station, Texas. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)
December 06, 2018 - 9:15 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Texas A&M says the private, graveside service for George H.W. Bush's family members has ended and the former president has been buried. Thursday evening's ceremony concludes days of...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2017, file photo, Kendrick Lamar performs during the Festival d'ete de Quebec in Quebec City, Canada. Lamar was nominated for a Golden Globe for best original song for "All the Stars," from the film "Black Panther." He shares the nomination with Anthony Tiffith, Mark Spears, Solana Rowe and Al Shuckburgh. The 76th Golden Globe Awards will be held on Sunday, Jan. 6. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
December 06, 2018 - 5:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Golden Globe nominations recognized Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's talents as actors, but Thursday's announcement also came with a nod for their soulful duet "Shallow" from "A Star is Born." They join an impressive roster of music stars who earned Globe nominations Thursday,...
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Walking figures depicting late US rock and roll legend Elvis Presley appear on a traffic light switching from green to red in Friedberg near Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Presley served in Friedberg from October 1958 to March 1960 as a soldier in the US Armed Forces.( AP Photo/Michael Probst)
December 06, 2018 - 10:23 am
BERLIN (AP) — Keep your blue suede shoes behind the curb: the central German town where Elvis Presley was stationed as a U.S. soldier in the 1950s has installed three pedestrian lights with images of the American rock icon. The red shows an image of the singer striking a pose at a microphone and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2013 file photo, Troy Gentry of the Country Music duo Montgomery Gentry performs on the Rebels On The Run Tour in Lancaster, Pa. Federal investigators say pilot error following engine maintenance problems caused a helicopter crash last year that killed Gentry and the pilot in New Jersey. The September 2017 crash occurred during a pleasure flight for Gentry at the Flying W Airport in Medford, where he was to perform that night at the airport’s resort. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
December 04, 2018 - 12:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pilot error following engine maintenance problems caused the helicopter crash that killed Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry and the pilot at a small airport where he was to perform that night, federal investigators said. The pilot cut the engine too soon as he tried an...
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2018 Kennedy Center Honorees, front row form left, Wayne Shorter, Cher, Reba McEntire, Philip Glass, back row from left, the co-creators of "Hamilton," Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andy Blankenbuehler, Alex Lacamoire pose for the group photo at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
December 03, 2018 - 11:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year's event took place in the shadow of the death of a former commander in chief. Sunday night's ceremony honoring lifetime artistic achievement featured...
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2018 Kennedy Center Honorees, front row form left, Wayne Shorter, Cher, Reba McEntire, Philip Glass, back row from left, the co-creators of "Hamilton," Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andy Blankenbuehler, Alex Lacamoire pose for the group photo at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
December 03, 2018 - 12:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year's event took place in the shadow of the death of a former commander-in-chief. Sunday night's ceremony honoring lifetime artistic achievement featured...
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2018 Kennedy Center Honoree Cher arrives at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors State Department Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
December 02, 2018 - 10:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Kennedy Center Honors program (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The Kennedy Center Honors ceremony wrapped up with an extended tribute to iconic singer and actress Cher. Comedian Whoopi Goldberg kicked off the tribute in a flowing sparkled gown and joking told Cher...
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FILE- In this Oct. 17, 2018, file photo Kid Rock performs during a rally for Republican U.S. Senate candidate John James in Pontiac, Mich. Nashville’s mayor might be a no-show at a city Christmas parade if Kid Rock serves as grand marshal. A spokesman for Mayor David Briley says Kid Rock’s comments about “The View” host Joy Behar were “hateful” and that the singer doesn’t belong at the head of a parade. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
November 30, 2018 - 8:29 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kid Rock's profane comments on live TV have gotten him booted from leading the Nashville Christmas Parade. Instead, parade organizers have invited James Shaw Jr., the man hailed as a community hero for wrestling a gun away from the shooter during a Nashville Waffle House...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, Mavis Staples performs "I'll Take You There" at the 52nd annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Don Henley and Staples will perform in tribute to Dolly Parton when she's honored as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy. The academy announced the latest additions Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, to the lineup for the tribute concert and gala to be held in Los Angeles on Feb. 8, two days before the Grammy Awards. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
November 29, 2018 - 9:33 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Don Henley and Mavis Staples will perform in tribute to Dolly Parton when she's honored as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy. The academy announced the latest additions to the lineup Thursday for the tribute concert and gala...
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