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Tim McGraw, Faith Hill to receive stars on Nashville's Walk of Fame
Wade SheridanNASHVILLE, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Country music power couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are set to receive stars on the Music City Walk of Fame located in Nashville, Tenn.
4 points by UPI | Dolly Parton Country music Academy of Country Music Country Music Association Awards United Press International Nashville Tennessee International News Service William Randolph Hearst
Billy Ray Cyrus and Kurt Cobain were secret buddies
New York Fashion Week brings the best in new clothing, but cast your eyes a little farther up and you may find that a once-reviled hairstyle is back in vogue. “I was in Brooklyn just a few weeks ago, and I saw so many mullets I couldn’t believe it,” says Billy Ray Cyrus, whose own...
48 points by New York Post | Billy Ray Cyrus Dolly Parton Miley Cyrus Country Music Association Awards Hannah Montana Achy Breaky Heart Some Gave All American television actors
Shelton Battery remains charged up for 50 years
Shelton Battery, 3731 S. Valley View Blvd., recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. In true Las Vegas fashion, the company threw a party that included food, showgirl mannequin dealers, free hats and T-shirts, restored vintage cars and, of course, a Dolly Parton impersonator.
13 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Dolly Parton Business Management Failure rate Sir John Shelton Business terms
Calvin Harris: ‘All hell broke loose’ after Taylor Swift breakup
A highly publicized breakup was not what Calvin Harris came for.
6 points by Daily News | Country music Love Story Taylor Swift Taylor Guitars Dolly Parton English-language films Calvin Harris 2009 MTV Video Music Awards
Chris Stapleton and Maren Morris may change your mind about country music
Here’s something that you don’t know about yourself: You like country music. Really, you do.
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Academy of Country Music Alison Krauss Country music Merle Haggard Country Music Association Awards George Strait Dolly Parton Conway Twitty
Live from the 2017 Grammy Awards: Beyoncé wins award for 'Lemonade'
A breakdown of all the news from music's biggest day.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Grammy Awards U2 Dolly Parton Bruce Springsteen Grammy Award 51st Grammy Awards Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album
Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill wear similar red dresses to Grammys
Carrie Underwood and Faith Hill were waiting all day for Sunday night — and they showed up in matching dresses.
5 points by Daily News | Country music Academy of Country Music Carrie Underwood Alison Krauss Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance U2 Keith Urban Dolly Parton
Live from the 2017 Grammy Awards: Twenty One Pilots named best pop duo
A breakdown of all the news from music's biggest day.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Grammy Awards U2 Dolly Parton 51st Grammy Awards Grammy Award Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album Alison Krauss
Live from the 2017 Grammy Awards: Chance the Rapper wins best new artist
A breakdown of all the news from music's biggest day.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Grammy Awards U2 Dolly Parton 51st Grammy Awards Grammy Award Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album Alison Krauss
Grammys 2017: The complete winners list
The complete list of winners for the 2017 Grammy Awards. The complete list of winners for the 2017 Grammy Awards. The list will be updated throughout the night. Best pop solo performance     * "Hello" -- Adele Best pop vocal album:    *    "25" -- Adele Best rock album:    *    "Tell Me I'm Pretty" -- Cage the Elephant Best rock performance    *    "Blackstar" -- David Bowie Best alternative music album:    *    "Blackstar" -- David Bowie Best country duo/group performance    *    "Jolene" -- Pentatonix featuring Dolly Parton Best country song    *    "Humble and Kind" -- Lori McKenna, songwriter (Tim McGraw) Best country album    *    "A Sailor's Guide to Earth" -- Sturgill Simpson Best music video    *    "Formation" -- (Beyonce) Melina Matsoukas, video director; Nathan Scherrer, video producer Best rap song    *    "Hotline Bling" -- Aubrey Graham & Paul Jefferies, songwriters (Drake) Best rap performance    *    "No Problem" -- Chance the Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz Best rap/sung performance    *    "Hotline Bling" -- Drake Best dancing recording    *   "Don't Let Me Down" -- The Chainsmokers featuring Daya Best dance/electronic album:    *    "Skin" -- Flume Best R&B performance    *    "Cranes In the Sky" -- Solange Best traditional R&B performance    *    "Angel" -- Lalah Hathaway Best R&B song    *    "Lake by the Ocean" -- Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell) Best R&B album    *    "Lalah Hathaway Live" -- Lalah Hathaway Best metal performance    *    "Dystopia" -- Megadeth Best contemporary instrumental album     *    "Chulcha Vulcha" -- Snarky Puppy Best traditional pop vocal album     *    "Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin" -- Willie Nelson Best New Age album    *    "White Sun II" - White Sun Best Latin rock, urban or alternative album    *    "ilevitable" -- ile Best regional Mexican music album (including Tejano)    *    "Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1 (En Vivo)" -- Vicente Fernandez Best tropical Latin album    *    "Donde Estan?" -- Jose Lugo & Guasabara Combo Best American roots performance    *    "House of Mercy" -- Sarah Jarosz American roots music    *    "Kid Sister" -- The Time Jumpers Best Americana album    *    "This Is Where I Live" -- William Bell Best bluegrass album    *    "Coming Home" -- O'Connor Band With Mark O'Connor Best traditional blues album    *    "Porcupine Meat" -- Bobby Rush Best contemporary blues album    *    "The Last Days of Oakland" -- Fantastic Negrito Best folk album    *    "Undercurrent" -- Sarah Jarosz Best regional roots music album    *    "E Walea" -- Kalani Pe'a Best improvised jazz solo    *    "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" -- John Scofield, soloist Best jazz vocal album    *    "Take Me to the Alley" -- Gregory Porter Best jazz instrumental album    *    "Country For Old Men" -- John Scofield Best large jazz ensemble album    *    "Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom" -- Ted Nash Big Band Best Latin jazz album    *    "Tribute to Irakere: Live In Marciac" -- Chucho Valdes Best gospel performance/song    *    "God Provides" -- Tamela Mann Best contemporary Christian music performance/song *    "Thy Will" -- Hillary Scott & the Scott Family Best gospel album    *    "Losing My Religion" -- Kirk Franklin Best contemporary Christian music album    *    "Love Remains" -- Hillary Scott & the Scott Family Best roots gospel album    *    "Hymns" -- Joey+Rory Best Latin pop album:    *    "Un Besito Mas" -- Jesse & Joy Best reggae album     *    "Ziggy Marley" -- Ziggy Marley Best world music album    *    "Sing Me Home" -- Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble Best children's album *    "Infinity Plus One" -- Secret Agent 23 Skidoo Best spoken word album "In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox" -- Carol Burnett Best comedy album    *    "Talking For Clapping" -- Patton Oswalt Best musical theater album    *    "The Color Purple" Best compilation soundtrack for visual media    *    "Miles Ahead" (Miles Davis & Various Artists) Best score soundtrack for visual media    *    "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" -- John Williams, composer Best song written for visual media    *    "Can't Stop the Feeling!" -- Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Walt Dohrn, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar) Best instrumental composition "Spoken at Midnight" -- Ted Nash, composer (Ted Nash Big Band) Track from: Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom Best arrangement, instrumental or a cappella    *    "You And I" -- Jacob Collier, arranger Best arrangement, instruments and vocals    *    "Flintstones" -- Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier) Best recording package    *    "Blackstar" -- Jonathan Barnbrook, art director (David Bowie) Best boxed or special limited edition package    *    "Edith Piaf 1915-2015" -- Gerard Lo Monaco, art director (Edith Piaf) Best album notes    *    "Sissle and Blake Sing Shuffle Along" -- Ken Bloom & Richard Carlin, album notes writers (Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle) Best historical album    *    "The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol.12" (Collector's Edition) (Bob Dylan) Best engineered album, non-classical    *    "Blackstar" -- David Bowie, Tom Elmhirst, Kevin Killen & Tony Visconti, engineers; Joe LaPorta, mastering engineer (David Bowie) Best remixed recording    *    "Tearing Me Up" (RAC Remix) -- Andre Allen Anjos, remixer (Bob Moses) Best surround sound album    *    "Dutilleux: Sur Le Meme Accord; Les Citations; Mystere De L'instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement" -- Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, surround mix engineers; Dmitriy Lipay, surround mastering engineer; Dmitriy Lipay, surround producer (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony) Best engineered album, classical    *    "Corigliano: The Ghosts of Versailles" -- Mark Donahue & Fred Vogler, engineers (James Conlon, Guanqun Yu, Joshua Guerrero, Patricia Racette, Christopher Maltman, Lucy Schaufer, Lucas Meachem, LA Opera Chorus & Orchestra) Producer of the year, non-classical:    *    Greg Kurstin Producer of the year, classical    *    David Frost Best orchestral performance    *    "Shostakovich: Under Stalin's Shadow - Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9" -- Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra) Best opera recording    *    "Corigliano: The Ghosts of Versailles" -- James Conlon, conductor; Joshua Guerrero, Christopher Maltman, Lucas Meachem, Patricia Racette, Lucy Schaufer & Guanqun Yu; Blanton Alspaugh, producer (LA Opera Orchestra; LA Opera Chorus) Best choral performance    *    "Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Volume 1" -- Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor; Henryk Wojnarowski, choir director (Nikolay Didenko, Agnieszka Rehlis & Johanna Rusanen; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir) Best chamber music/small ensemble performance    *    "Steve Reich" -- Third Coast Percussion Best classical instrumental solo    *    "Daugherty: Tales of Hemingway" -- Zuill Bailey; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Nashville Symphony) Best classical solo vocal album    *    (TIE) "Schumann & Berg" -- Dorothea Roschmann; Mitsuko Uchida, accompanist    *    (TIE) "Shakespeare Songs" -- Ian Bostridge; Antonio Pappano, accompanist (Michael Collins, Elizabeth Kenny, Lawrence Power & Adam Walker) Best classical compendium    *    "Daugherty: Tales of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle" -- Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer Best contemporary classical composition    *    "Daugherty: Tales of Hemingway" -- Michael Daugherty, composer (Zuill Bailey, Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony) Best music film    *    "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week the Touring Years" --  Ron Howard, video director; Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Scott Pascucci & Nigel Sinclair, video producers
4 points by The Plain Dealer | Grammy Awards Leonard Bernstein Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album Chicago Symphony Orchestra Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance Boston Symphony Orchestra Dolly Parton Orchestra
Live from the 2017 Grammy Awards: Beyonce, Adele, Bowie win early honors
A breakdown of all the news from music's biggest day.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Grammy Awards U2 Dolly Parton Grammy Award 51st Grammy Awards Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album Alison Krauss Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album
Dolly Parton and Pentatonix win country duo / group performance award for "Jolene"
Grammys 2017 live updates: David Bowie wins career first musical Grammy for 'Blackstar' Feb. 12, 2017, 2:46 p.m. Who will win album of the year? Will Beyoncé or Adele make history? How music's biggest night pans out is anyone's guess. But one thing is certain: The 59th Grammy Awards are getting...
2090 points by Los Angeles Times | Dolly Parton Emmylou Harris Linda Ronstadt Grammy Award winners 51st Grammy Awards Grammy Award for Album of the Year Country music American film actors
Are you ready for an 'American Idol' revival? (poll)
Take our poll and tell us how excited you are for the "American Idol" revival. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- "American Idol" might be coming back. The starmaking sensation aired its final episode on Fox in April, but Variety reported Thursday that NBC is in talks to revive the singing competition. While the show produced unquestionable superstars like Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson, recent winners have attained a decidedly lower profile. Don't believe me? Just try and name the past three "Idol" winners without Googling it. But the show's legacy endures, as it was one of the most-watched television programs in history. It also inspired several copycat programs. In 2012, the finalists famously acquired more votes than that year's presidential candidates -- although in fairness, "Idol" allows children to participate and viewers can vote more than once. So how excited are you to see a new season of "Idol?" Let us know by taking our poll below.
2 points by The Plain Dealer | American Idol Carrie Underwood Kelly Clarkson Idol Gives Back Dolly Parton David Cook Taylor Hicks Kellie Pickler
Music community honors Randy Travis in song
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A near fatal stroke couldn't take away the signature baritone of country star Randy Travis, and dozens of his friends, from Garth Brooks to Kenny Rogers, used their voices and his songs to honor the legend.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Academy of Country Music Country music Garth Brooks Dolly Parton Grammy Award winners
Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris lead wave of country women
Female artists may often be overlooked on country radio, but the one place where they feel the love is at the Grammy Awards. This year, two newcomers, Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris, are leading a wave of country women dominating the Grammys this year.Morris and Ballerini share nods in the all-ge...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Alison Krauss Dolly Parton Grammy Award Staples Center Grammy Awards Taylor Swift Grammy Award for Album of the Year Academy of Country Music
New foundation to help Gatlinburg fire victims long-term
Group will focus on homeowners without insurance and those underinsured.       
6 points by USA Today | Dolly Parton Board of directors Sevier County Tennessee President Federal government of the United States Dollywood Term Great Smoky Mountains
Carrie Underwood is going big
The powerhouse country vocalist is ready to take on T-Mobile Arena.
-2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Carrie Underwood Dolly Parton Country music Academy of Country Music Country pop Taylor Swift American Idol Emmylou Harris
Royal Oak gets two new music-themed restaurants
Dixie Moon Saloon and The Morrie opened last week on Main Street, following the debut of pizza chain Pieology        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Dolly Parton Country music Music Restaurant Bourbon whiskey Steak Strip steak Chicken
'Dancing With the Stars' Week Two results show recap: Rick Perry gets a reprieve; Jake T. Austin eliminated
To the shock of many, even some of the judges, Rick Perry escaped elimination after spending the first two weeks of the season at the bottom of the leaderboard. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- With two hours to fill, the first elimination show of the 23rd season of "Dancing With the Stars" was a very thorough look back at everything that's gone into the first two weeks of the show. The night included previously unseen dress rehearsal and pre-performance footage from the first two weeks of competition; one-on-one interviews with this season's contestants; a lively, colorful performance by the entire professional troupe; and an exclusive segment showcasing the return of three of the show's Mirror Ball Trophy winners - Cheryl Burke, Derek Hough and Maks Chmerkovskiy. There were also live musical performances by Charlie Puth, Daya and Gavin DeGraw. In addition, there was a sneak peek at the new "Forever Country" video which features 30 of country music's biggest performers including Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, Little Big Town, Ronnie Milsap, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton. The big shock of the night was that Rick Perry managed to dodge elimination, and instead, another of this season's low-scoring dancers - Jake T. Austin, was sent home. Although Jake T. Austin and his pro dancer partner, newcomer Jenna Johnson, were never at the very bottom of the leaderboard, it all boiled down to the power of the vote. Austin mentioned during Monday night's competition that he hoped he wouldn't be eliminated the same week he performed to the theme song from his show "Go, Diego, Go!" NEXT WEEK: THE FACE-OFF COMPETITION.
2 points by The Plain Dealer | Academy of Country Music Country Music Association Awards Dolly Parton Carrie Underwood Grammy Award winners American film actors American television actors Country music
Country stars amass in 'Forever Country' video for 50th CMA Awards
Half a century ago, the Country Music Assn. in Nashville handed out awards for the first time. So began a tradition that continues to grow five decades on. To mark the occasion, the CMA has assembled its own all-star video, “Forever Country,” which premiered Tuesday night on “Dancing With the Stars”...
2213 points by Los Angeles Times | Academy of Country Music Country Music Association Awards Dolly Parton Carrie Underwood Country music Ronnie Milsap Charley Pride Taylor Swift
‘The Voice’ Auditions Recap: Blake Shelton Pulls the ‘Gwen Stefani Card’
A proposal, a former child star, a video message from Dolly f—ing Parton: The blind auditions continued on “The Voice” on Tuesday for the second night in a row this week. New coaches Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus continued to prove worthy additions to the panel. Keys in particular is gifted at earnestly probing and prompting sob stories by... Read more »
67 points by Variety | American television actors American film actors Dolly Parton Miley Cyrus 2000s singers American female singers American pop singers Demi Lovato