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Petit Biscuit, "Presence" (Petit Biscuit Music) Petit Biscuit is an accurate pseudonym for Mehdi Benjelloun, nearly 18, of French and Moroccan heritage and the precocious creator of precious electronic pop. "Presence" is the follow-up to a very successful self-titled 2015 EP...
Yes, Garth Brooks won entertainer of the year and Chris Stapleton picked up two honors, including album of the year. But the moments that truly dominated the 2017 Country Music Association Awards had less to do with winning, and more about a community banding together to heal...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are poking fun at the Country Music Association for the restrictive media guidelines it instituted and quickly retracted for Wednesday's show. The 10-time hosts said producers required the show to be a "politics-free zone...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Country Music Association Awards (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Taylor Swift has won the Country Music Award for song of the year for Little Big Town's hit "Better Man." The award is given to the songwriter, not the performers. Swift did...
Partial list of winners of Wednesday's Country Music Association Awards, held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee: Song of the Year— "Better Man," Taylor Swift. Single of the Year — "Blue Ain't Your Color," Keith Urban. Musical event of the Year — "Funny How Time...
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A jury on Wednesday began deliberating child rape allegations against the brother of superstar rapper Nicki Minaj. Jelani Maraj, 38, faces up to life in prison if jurors convict him of charges that he repeatedly raped an 11-year-old girl at his home in...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Keith Urban will debut a new song on the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday inspired by the allegations of sexual assault and harassment hurled against Harvey Weinstein. BMI country songwriter of the year Ross Copperman said that...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Keith Urban was honored for his philanthropy and hit country songwriter Bob DiPiero was honored as an icon by the performing rights organization BMI on Tuesday. The BMI Country Awards also honored the top country songwriters of the year in a...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul-based folk and Americana music label Red House Records has been sold to Compass Records Group of Nashville, Tennessee. The sale was announced Tuesday. Grammy-winning Red House was formed 34 years ago and is home to artists such as The Wailin'...