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Jessica Chastain hit the Oscars red carpet in a purple and copper sparkle gown Sunday. She was joined by 15-year-old Saniyya Sidney, who twirled and beamed in a floral-adorned princess look.
The longtime tour production manager for country star Keith Urban has died after falling from a stage while preparing for an Ohio concert.
Country stars Keith Urban, Toby Keith and Carly Pearce will perform at the Academy of Country Music Honors this month, to honor Loretta Lynn, Dan + Shay and Luke Combs among others.
Alejandro Sanz just earned another accolade to go with his 29 Grammys: Olympic performer. The Spanish sensation joined John Legend, Keith Urban and Angelique Kidjo to spread the message of peace at the Tokyo Games in a pre-recorded rendition of an unofficial Olympic anthem, “Imagine,” the John Lenno
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Marx likes to gently mess with the minds of whoever comes to see his solo concerts.
The Academy of County Music honors drew a record-low audience, joining other awards shows also finding dwindling viewer interest.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards will host a very special crowd who will finally get to see live music performances again.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In Nashville, the Christmas morning bombing of the downtown tourist district forced organizers of what was already slated to be a very muted New Year’s celebration to dial it back even further.
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Two of Wisconsin’s biggest annual music festivals are shutting down for good following COVID-related cancellations this summer.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ashley McBryde, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett top the 2020 CMT Music Awards nominations with three each.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This year was poised to be a busy one for Keith Urban, with a full year of touring as well as a Las Vegas residency.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In surprise twist that fit an unexpected year of firsts, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett tied for entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards, the first time the top prize has been split between two artists.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music’s biggest stars should have been on the carpet of the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday in Las Vegas, but like most of America, they were homebound because of the coronavirus.
NEW YORK (AP) — The spreading coronavirus canceled several touring performances from A-list musical artists, but those acts have found a new venue to sing: their living rooms.
NEW YORK (AP) — The show won’t go on for the Academy of Country Music, after all.

The academy said Sunday that it was postponing its annual awards show, which was to be held April 5 at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas and televised on CBS, because of the coronavirus pandemic.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A group dedicated to preserving and promoting Kansas history has named a longtime state education official and a country music singer-songwriter as its 2019 Kansans of the Year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-nominated songwriter-producer busbee, who co-wrote Maren Morris’ breakout hit “My Church” and also crafted songs for Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Pink, Shakira and Florida Georgia Line, has died.
Grammy-winning duo Dan + Shay solidified themselves as the hottest group in country music with multiple wins at the Academy of Country Music Awards, where Keith Urban was named entertainer of the year and Kacey Musgraves won three honors.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Blake Shelton and Old Dominion will perform at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an all-star tribute concert featuring Jack White, Garth Brooks, George Strait and many more.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The Latest on the presentation of the Country Music Association Awards being presented Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee (all times local):
The Country Music Association Awards tend to be fairly predictable as far as winners go, but could this year be different?
The Country Music Association Awards tend to be fairly predictable as far as winners go, but could this year be different?
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Keith Urban paid tribute to a firefighter killed in a crash as the remnants of Hurricane Michael passed through Virginia.
Maybe we should think of him as Mr. Nicole Kidman or the “American Idol” judge with the Aussie accent.
A round up of music news from Nashville this afternoon >>

Kacey Musgraves’ debut album, Same Trailer Different Park, has now been certified platinum.
Carrie Underwood will return to “American Idol” as a guest mentor Sunday, May 13. The top five remaining contestants - Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Maddie Poppe and Michael J.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On Keith Urban’s new record, “Graffiti U,” female collaborators are featured on many of the tracks both as songwriters and duet partners.