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This week’s new entertainment releases include the “Mandalorian” spin-off “Star Wars: Ahsoka” starring Rosario Dawson, the well-received, fantasy movie “Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” lands on Prime Video and Tim McGraw roars back with the album “Standing Room Only.”
Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 1-7:

May 1: Singer Judy Collins is 83. Actor Stephen Macht (“Suits,” ″General Hospital”) is 80. Singer Rita Coolidge is 77.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Vanderbilt University initiative aimed at bridging the gap of political polarization in the U.S. has named 26 members to its advisory board, ranging from politicians to musicians.
A publicist for Jeff Carson says the country music singer has died in Tennessee. Jeremy Westby of 2911 Media said in a news release that Carson died of a heart attack at a hospital in Franklin.
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — IndyCar’s return to Iowa will be celebrated as a three-day festival with a quartet of musical acts.
The hit series “Yellowstone” is becoming a mothership with yet another prequel. The Paramount+ streaming service says it ordered a series titled “1932,” about the roots of the Dutton ranching family first introduced in the contemporary drama “Yellowstone.

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw called on their parental instincts for “1883,” a prequel to the modern TV drama “Yellowstone.”
Country music star Jimmie Allen has been selected to sing the national anthem before the Indianapolis 500.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Isolating alone on his tour bus parked outside his home last year, Tyler Hubbard, one-half of the popular country duo Florida Georgia Line, felt weighed down with emotion about the division in America in 2020.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The five-year journey between albums for country singer Cam was an evolution in coming to grips with hard truths about a music industry that had left her a bit bruised but not broken.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s small business lending program has benefited millions of companies, with the goal of minimizing the number of layoffs Americans have suffered in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical c
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elton John is hosting a “living room” concert aimed at bolstering American spirits during the coronavirus crisis and saluting those countering it, iHeartMedia and Fox said Wednesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — At her publicist’s office on Music Row, Tanya Tucker was fielding questions from reporters and posing for photos wearing pink hair and a blue, wide-brimmed hat while a documentary crew followed her around.
“Songs of America” (Random House), by Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw

From the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution to the Gettysburg Address and landmark Supreme Court opinions, words inspire America and contribute to our understanding of its past.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On a recent spring day inside Tim McGraw’s sprawling Nashville mansion, the country superstar got a friendly ribbing from his friend and neighbor, Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential biographer Jon Meacham.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country stars Dierks Bentley and Tim McGraw are playing free concerts in Nashville during the NFL Draft, but the hundreds of musicians working in honky tonk clubs just blocks from the draft stage want football fans to remember to tip the band.
A look back at some country music history >>>

1964 - Buck Owens was at #1 on the country charts with “My Heart Skips a Beat”, Owens’s third chart topper
Two weeks ago, the folks at the Spokane Arena asked music fans to tell them the bucket list artists they’d like to see perform at the Spokane Arena.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Headliners including Garth Brooks and the Foo Fighters helped Sioux Falls’ $117 million events center sell more than 700,000 tickets last year.
iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending November 23, 2017:

Top Songs

3. Perfect, Ed Sheeran
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a scene from their Showtime documentary, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are rehearsing for their elaborate Soul2Soul tour, one of the biggest tours of their careers.
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The love story of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill started on a tour two decades ago and that sparkling chemistry onstage has made them one of the genre’s biggest headliners.
Florida Georgia Line may have lost entertainer of the year to Jason Aldean, but the country duo owned the Academy of Country Music Awards, thanks to some help from the Backstreet Boys.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A list of winners at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Bing Predicts winner: “Vice” by Miranda Lambert (26%)


-"Fire Away” by Chris Stapleton (23%)
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending March 30, 2017:

Top Songs

FORT LORAMIE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who each summer turned his family campground into one of the largest outdoor concerts in the nation has died.