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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2016 file photo, Loretta Lynn performs in concert at the American Music Theater in Lancaster, Pa. A posting on country music legend Lynn's website says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. The posting says Lynn was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night, May 4, 2017, after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
May 06, 2017 - 3:02 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music legend Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized after having a stroke, a publicist said Saturday. Sony Music publicist Maria Malta said nothing has changed from information posted on Lynn's website. The website says the 85-year-old singer and songwriter was admitted...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Miley Cyrus talks with students while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Cyrus told Billboard magazine for a story published online on May 3, 2017, that she’s “completely clean” after giving up marijuana. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)
May 06, 2017 - 2:56 pm
Miley Cyrus says she respects and appreciates all genres of music, but is gravitating now to "more uplifting, conscious rap," with an eye to giving the younger generation a more positive message with her own music. The pop star took to Instagram over the weekend to clarify remarks in a recent...
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May 06, 2017 - 1:24 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music legend Loretta Lynn remains hospitalized after having a stroke, a publicist said Saturday. Sony Music publicist Maria Malta said nothing has changed from information posted on Lynn's website. The website says the 85-year-old singer and songwriter was admitted...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Miley Cyrus talks with students while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Cyrus told Billboard magazine for a story published online on May 3, 2017, that she’s “completely clean” after giving up marijuana. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)
May 06, 2017 - 1:22 pm
Miley Cyrus has taken to Instagram to clarify remarks seen to some as denigrating to hip-hop music and rap lyrics. Cyrus, referring to remarks published in a Billboard interview , says she wants to be clear that she respects all genres of music. But, she says, she was asked about rap, and wanted to...
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May 06, 2017 - 11:06 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans' soul queen, Irma Thomas, hasn't missed a performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival since 1974. And she's scheduled for another one on Saturday, paving the way for Stevie Wonder's return to the festival after rain canceled his set last year. Thomas...
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May 06, 2017 - 9:34 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For seven days, the blare of trombones, tubas, washboards, guitars and soul-stirring vocals washes over this city as artists perform at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Jazz Fest features an assortment of well-known out-of-town artists such as Stevie Wonder or Maroon...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Loretta Lynn performs at the BBC Music Showcase at Stubb's during South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. A posting on country music legend Lynn's website says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. The posting says Lynn was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night, May 4, 2017, after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
May 05, 2017 - 10:25 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music legend Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized after having a stroke, her publicist said Friday. Maria Malta, a publicist for Sony Music, confirmed that the 85-year-old singer and songwriter was admitted into a Nashville hospital Thursday night after suffering the...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2016 file photo, Loretta Lynn performs at the BBC Music Showcase at Stubb's during South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. A posting on country music legend Lynn's website says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. The posting says Lynn was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night, May 4, 2017, after suffering the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
May 05, 2017 - 7:59 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A publicist for country music legend Loretta Lynn says she has been hospitalized after having a stroke. Maria Malta confirmed Friday that the 85-year-old singer and songwriter was admitted into a Nashville hospital on Thursday night after suffering the stroke at her home in...
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May 05, 2017 - 5:59 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dolly Parton's Dollywood Foundation has given $10,000 each to nearly 900 families displaced by deadly wildfires in Tennessee last year. The singer said in a statement that the final distribution of checks was made this week to families in Sevier County to help them rebuild...
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FILE- IN this Nov. 4, 2016, file photo, Jay Z performs during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. Austin City Limits organizers announced Thursday, May 4, 2017, that Jay Z will perform at the festival in October. Jay Z will also perform during his Made in America festival in Philadelphia over Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 04, 2017 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z is in a festival state of mind. Austin City Limits organizers announced Thursday that the rapper will perform at the festival in October. Jay Z will also perform during his Made in America festival in Philadelphia over Memorial Day weekend. The performances could mean the icon...
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