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Maren Morris performs during the 11th annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
George Strait, Dolly Parton, late Glen Campbell given honorsThe country music community paid homage to the late Glen Campbell at the Academy of Country Music Honors awards show on Wednesday.
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Jill Scott among headliners for Essence Festival DurbanNeo-soul Grammy Award-winning songstress Jill Scott has been added to the lineup for the second edition of Essence Festival Durban in South Africa
The Associated Press10 hours ago
This cover image released by Big Machine shows art for her upcoming album, "reputation," expected Nov. 10. (Big Machine via AP)
Taylor Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in NovemberTaylor Swift ended a week of fan frenzy with word of her sixth album, 'Reputation,' in November
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this image taken from video officers stand behind a cordoned-off area in Rotterdam, Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017, after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city's mayor said. Police detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates carrying a number of gas tanks inside. (RTL via AP)
Dutch police detain driver of Spanish van near cancelled gigPolice in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates and a number of gas tanks inside after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city's mayor said.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this image taken from video Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb speaks to the media in Rotterdam, Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017, after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat. Police detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates carrying a number of gas tanks inside. (RTL via AP)
The Latest: Stopped van thought unrelated to Spain attacksA Spanish counterterrorism official says a van with a Spain license plate that was detained in the Rotterdam is not connected to the attacks that killed 15 people in Spain last week
The Associated Press11 hours ago
This combination photo shows performers, from left, Gary Clark, Jr. at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas on March 17, 2017, Solange Knowles during the FYF Fest in Los Angeles on Aug. 23, 2015, and SZA at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 25, 2017. They will be perform at the Afropunk festival in Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park this weekend.  (AP Photo/File)
Afropunk to celebrate 12th year with Solange, SZA and moreThe Afropunk festival, now celebrating its 12th year this weekend in Brooklyn, New York, has also expanded to an international celebration, even traveling to South Africa for the first time in December
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this July 12, 2017 file photo, Rod Stewart performs in Camden, N.J. MTV announced Wednesday, Aug. 23, that Stewart will perform his 1978 hit song, "Da Ya Think I’m Sexy," with pop band DNCE on Sunday. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
Rod Stewart to perform remotely on MTV Video Music AwardsRod Stewart will perform a reworked version of his hit "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" remotely from Las Vegas at the MTV Video Music Awards, to be held in California
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this May 14, 1987 file photo, American singer Prince performs during his Sign of the Times Tour in West Berlin, Germany. A rare Prince music film, "Sign O' the Times," will air on Showtime beginning Sept. 16. (AP Photo/Andreas Schoelzel, File)
Showtime to air rare Prince music film, 'Sign O' the Times'Showtime to air rare Prince music film, 'Sign O' the Times,' directed by the man himself
The Associated Press16 hours ago
This Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, photo provided by Shaun Hoffman, shows Bruno Mars, left, meeting retired professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino, right, as Mars holds Sammartino's world champion belt, coinciding with a concert as part of Mars' 24K Magic World Tour in Pittsburgh. The pop singing sensation and the retired professional wrestler met Tuesday after Sammartino heard through friends that Mars, born Peter Gene Hernandez, was nicknamed "Bruno" by his father because he was a "chunky" baby. (Shaun Hoffman via AP)
Bruno Mars meets source of nickname: Bruno SammartinoBruno Mars has met the man he's nicknamed after: former pro wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2015 file photo, Jim James of My Morning Jacket performs in during their "The Waterfall / Spontaneous Curation Series II Tour 2015" in Upper Darby, Pa. James  is part of the line-up at the LOCKN’ Festival kicking off Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Arrington, Va. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
LOCKN' festival to bring positive vibes to CharlottesvilleThe LOCKN' Festival taking place about 40 minutes from Charlottesville, Virginia, will now serve as an uplifting moment for the city about two week after its racially charged rally that left one dead and others injured
The Associated Press16 hours ago
This cover image released by Fantasy Records shows the self-titled album for "Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real." (Fantasy via AP)
Review: Lukas Nelson delivers soulful, striking songsMusic Review: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real deliver soulful, striking songs on their self-titled latest release.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
In this photo taken on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, visitors attend a concert at the Bone Music exhibition at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, in Moscow, Russia . The exhibition describes a unique chapter in history of Soviet culture _ bootleg music recordings made on used X-ray film . (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
AP Photos: Forbidden Soviet-era music on X-ray snapshotsAP Photos: Exhibition in Moscow presents Soviet-era forbidden music on X-ray snapshots
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this March 20, 2009 file photo, rockabilly musician Albert "Sonny" Burgess, right, and Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe jam on guitars before a bill-signing at the Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Burgess, who was an early pioneer of what became known as rockabilly music, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Little Rock. He was 88. (AP Photo/Mike Wintroath, File)
Arkansas' Silver Moon hosting tribute for rockabilly pioneerFans of rockabilly music are expected in Newport, Arkansas, this week to pay tribute to Sonny Burgess, who combined rhythm and blues, gospel and country riffs to help create a new sound more than 60 years ago
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2016, file photo, Billy Joel performs at Madison Square Garden in New York. Joel performed at the arena on Aug. 21, 2017, with a yellow Star of David sewn to his sport coat. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
Billy Joel dons Star of David jacket during NYC show encoreBilly Joel wore a bright yellow Star of David on his black suit during an encore at Madison Square Garden
The Associated Press1 day ago
This image provided by New West Records shows Lilly Hiatt. Her CD "Trinity Lane," named for the street she lives on in Nashville, is out Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. (Alysse Gafkjen/New West Records via AP)
John Hiatt's daughter Lilly follows her own musical pathLilly Hiatt, daughter of singer-songwriter John Hiatt, forges her own path with confessional music _ and an Eddie Vedder obsession
The Associated Press1 day ago
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