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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When country trio Lady Antebellum announced a hiatus last year, singer Hillary Scott thought it was a good opportunity to finally work on an album of hymns with her equally talented musical family. But instead she found herself grieving over a miscarriage...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star George Strait will honor singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale with a lifetime achievement award at this year's Americana Honors and Awards Show, to be held Sept. 21 in Nashville. Strait has recorded more than a dozen of Lauderdale's songs...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mary J. Blige is ending her marriage to her husband-manager after nearly 13 years. Court records show the "Family Affair" singer filed for divorce from Martin "Kendu" Isaacs on Tuesday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences. No additional details...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prince's family says an official tribute concert honoring the late icon will take place in October in the singer's hometown of Minneapolis. In a statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, Prince's family said the concert will be held on Oct. 13 at the U.S...
Tomi Lunsford, "Come On Blue" (Seedbank) "Come On Blue" includes wah-wah guitar, pedal steel and a saw, and singer Tomi Lunsford mimics them all. Elsewhere her voice sounds like a trombone, trumpet or sax, Janis Joplin, Elvis Presley or a police siren. The great niece of...
Joe Lovano Quartet, "Classic! Live At Newport" (Blue Note) With this summer's Newport Jazz Festival about to begin, Joe Lovano has pulled from the vaults his 2005 performance there with a quartet that included the late pianist Hank Jones, then 87. The six-tune set features...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A 50-year-old Connecticut man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges he made threats against Jews and synagogues on an internet forum for heavy metal music fans. Prosecutors say Kendall Sullivan posted messages on Metalthrone.net in May,...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On a recent hot summer morning in Nashville, Tennessee, country singer Jake Owen steered his boat down a quiet stretch of the Cumberland River and kicked up a wave curl just perfect for one of his favorite sports: wake boarding. After a few minutes, he...
NEW YORK (AP) — Songs Bruce Springsteen recorded in the 1960s and early '70s will be released in September. Five previously unreleased tracks from The Boss will be released on Sept. 23 on a companion album to the icon's autobiography, "Born to Run," which will be released Sept...