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This combination of photos shows, from left, Garth Brooks, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, who are up for Entertainer of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday. (AP Photo)
He said, she said: Will female acts win big at CMA Awards?Associated Press entertainment writers predict who will win big at the 2019 Country Music Association Awards, where Maren Morris is the leading nominee and Carrie Underwood is the sole female vying for entertainer of the year
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This Oct. 28, 2019 photo shows former R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe posing for a portrait in New York his first solo song since that band retired in 2011. (Photo by Matt Licari/Invision/AP)
Something old, something new for Michael StipeThe past and present intersect for former R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this May 4, 2017 file photo, British musician Pete Doherty performs on stage during a concert in Paris. Paris authorities say British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested in Paris for buying drugs. The Paris prosecutor's office said the 40-year old former Libertines and Babyshambles front man was placed in detention in night of Thursday-Friday Nov.8, 2019 after being stopped by police during a drugs transaction. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
Pete Doherty arrested again in Paris, for violent behaviorParis authorities say British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested for the second time in the space of a week
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Beatles album cover photographer Robert Freeman dies at 82Photographer Robert Freeman, who helped define the image of The Beatles with some of the band's best-known album covers, has died aged 82
The Associated Press2 days ago
Carmen Brown, right, hugs state Attorney for Miami-Dade County, Katherine Fernandez Rundle after Brown got her right to vote restored during a special court hearing Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, in Miami. The 64-year-old Miami woman, with four felonies on her record from decades ago, was the first person called up at the hearing to restoring felon's voting rights under Florida's amendment 4. (Jose A. Iglesias/Miami Herald via AP)
John Legend lends support as Florida felons get vote rightsSinger John Legend was on hand to lend support as 18 former felons were granted the right to vote in what Miami officials say is a simple and streamlined process
The Associated Press3 days ago
Review: Simply Red back to '70s basics on 'Blue Eyed Soul'Music Review: "Blue Eyed Soul" is a return to basics for Simply Red and includes plenty of its typical suave sounds
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2019 file photo, A$AP Rocky attends the Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons in Beverly Hills, Calif. American rapper A$AP Rocky will perform in Sweden several months after he was convicted of assault in a street brawl in the capital of Stockholm. Concert promoter Live Nation says on Friday, Nov. 8 the rapper will return to Stockholm "after tremendous support from the Swedish fans." The artist is due to perform Dec. 11 at Stockholm's Ericsson Globe arena. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
A$AP Rocky returns to Sweden months after assault convictionAmerican rapper A$AP Rocky will perform in Sweden several months after he was convicted of assault in a street brawl in the capital of Stockholm
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this May 4, 2017 file photo, British musician Pete Doherty performs on stage during a concert in Paris. Paris authorities say British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested in Paris for buying drugs. The Paris prosecutor's office said the 40-year old former Libertines and Babyshambles front man was placed in detention in night of Thursday-Friday Nov.8, 2019 after being stopped by police during a drugs transaction. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
Singer Pete Doherty detained in Paris over cocaine saleParis authorities say British singer Pete Doherty has been arrested in Paris for buying cocaine
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, Opera star Placido Domingo performs during a concert in Szeged, Hungary. The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee says opera legend Domingo has said he won’t perform at pre-Olympics cultural events in Japan. (AP Photo/Laszlo Balogh, File)
Domingo won't perform at Tokyo Olympics cultural eventsThe Tokyo Olympics organizing committee says opera legend Placido Domingo won't perform at pre-Olympics cultural events in Japan next year
The Associated Press3 days ago
Tokyo Olympic organizing committee: Placido Domingo says he will not perform at Olympics-related cultural eventTokyo Olympic organizing committee: Placido Domingo says he will not perform at Olympics-related cultural event
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - This Sept. 5, 2019 file photo shows Robbie Robertson at a press conference for "Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band" at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Robertson has a new album "Sinematic," has scored the upcoming Martin Scorcese film “The Irishman,” is writing a second volume of his memoir “Testimony” and is celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Band’s self-titled album with a new box set. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Robbie Robertson looks backward and forward with film, musicRobbie Robertson looks backward and forward with a new film about The Band, a box set, a new CD and new music for 'The Irishman'
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, singer Taylor Swift performs on stage in concert at Wembley Stadium in London. A 27-year-old Austin, Texas, man has pleaded guilty to stalking and sending threatening letters and emails to pop star Taylor Swift's former record label. Federal prosecutors in Nashville, Tennessee, said in a news release the letters to Big Machine Label Group began in January 2018 with Eric Swarbrick asking the CEO to introduce him to Swift. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
Taylor Swift to perform concert at Final Four in AtlantaTaylor Swift will perform a free concert at Centennial Olympic Park during the men's Final Four weekend.
The Associated Press4 days ago
People line up around the block of singer Chris Brown's home in the Tarzana area of Los Angeles Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Brown says he's having a high-end yard sale at his Los Angeles home, and a crowd has been gathering for hours. The singer posted a flyer on his Instagram and Twitter accounts that included his home address in the Tarzana neighborhood and says the event will start at 10 a.m Wednesday and go until 7 p.m. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Chris Brown holds high-end yard sale at his Los Angeles homeChris Brown held a high-end yard sale at his Los Angeles home, with hundreds of fans, gawkers and bargain-seekers waiting for hours to try to get a piece of the singer's stuff
The Associated Press4 days ago
Review: Joanna Connor takes her blues guitar down new pathsMusic Review: Joanna Connor takes her powerful guitar down new paths on "Rise," an album featuring jazzier and acoustic hues and even a rapper while also doubling down on her reputation as a blues stalwart
The Associated Press5 days ago
This cover image released by River House Artists/Columbia Nashville shows "What You See is What You Get," by Luke Combs. (River House Artists/Columbia Nashville via AP)
Review: No sophomore slump for country singer Luke CombsMusic Review: After his hotshot debut album, Luke Combs has established himself at the top of a new class of neo-traditionalists in country music
The Associated Press5 days ago
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