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Brian Littrell, left, and Nick Carter, second from right, of Backstreet Boys, and Brian Kelley, second left, and Tyler Hubbard, right, of Florida Georgia Line, perform at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 03, 2017 - 7:02 am
While Justin Timberlake had a show-stopping moment alongside Chris Stapleton at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards, it was the Backstreet Boys who shined brightly at the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards. The boy band had the night's liveliest moment Sunday in Las Vegas: the fivesome...
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Jason Aldean accepts the award for entertainer of the year at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 02, 2017 - 11:45 pm
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. The boy band brought the audience to its feet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday night, singing their...
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April 02, 2017 - 11:08 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago blues musician Lonnie Brooks, whose relationship with his adopted home was cemented by his hit recording of Robert Johnson's "Sweet Home Chicago," has died at age 83. His son Ronnie Baker Brooks, who toured with his father for years, confirmed the celebrated guitar player...
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Jason Aldean performs "Any Ol' Barstool" at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 02, 2017 - 11:06 pm
Jason Aldean has been named entertainer of the year for a second consecutive year at the Academy of Country Music Awards Aldean picked up the top prize Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and said he was excited to receive the award from the Eagles' Joe Walsh. Aldean also thanked the other...
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Miranda Lambert accepts album of the year for "The Weight of These Wings" at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 02, 2017 - 11:06 pm
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. — Entertainer of the year: Jason Aldean. — Album of the year: "The Weight of These Wings," Miranda Lambert. — Single record of the year: "H.O.L.Y.," Florida Georgia...
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FILE - In a Thursday, April, 10, 2014 file photo, Hall of Fame Inductee, member of Hall and Otes, Daryl Hall performs at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. A concert venue owned by recording star Hall is suing the New York town of Pawling, saying that measures taken to reduce the maximum legal occupancy of the site would force the business to close. A lawsuit filed March 17, 2017, seeks measures that would prevent the town from lowering the venue’s maximum occupancy from 318 standees to 198. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
April 02, 2017 - 1:23 pm
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — A concert venue owned by recording star Daryl Hall is suing a New York town, saying that measures taken to reduce the occupancy of the site would force the business to close. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports ( http://pojonews.co/2oq6kFz ) the dispute comes amid...
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April 02, 2017 - 1:08 pm
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — A concert venue owned by recording star Daryl Hall is suing a New York town, saying that measures taken to reduce the occupancy of the site would force the business to close. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports ( http://pojonews.co/2oq6kFz ) the dispute comes amid...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017 file photo, Luke Bryan answers questions at a news conference for the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. The Academy of Country Music Awards will unite the democrats and republicans, according to the show’s host, and part-time comedian, Luke Bryan. "Coming to an election near you. Is politics your next career?” chimed in fellow country singer Dierks Bentley, who will co-host the show with Bryan on Sunday, April 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
April 02, 2017 - 9:59 am
The Academy of Country Music Awards will unite Democrats and Republicans, according to Luke Bryan, the show's host and a part-time comedian. The country star, hosting Sunday's show for the fifth straight year, joked — as usual — about his duties at the country music party held annually in Las Vegas...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2005, file photo, members of the band Journey pose after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Keyboardist Jonathan Cain told the Dayton Daily News for a story published online on March 30, 2017, that former singer Steve Perry will be in attendance when the band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)
March 31, 2017 - 12:56 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain says former singer Steve Perry will be in attendance when the band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Cain tells the Dayton Daily News ( http://bit.ly/2mWbZD5 ) that "the ceremony is the first time we're going to get to see Steve...
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March 31, 2017 - 6:57 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian music singer Amy Grant and Nashville philanthropist Martha R. Ingram will be honored with stars on the Music City Walk of Fame next month in Tennessee. The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. made the announcement Thursday. The ceremony will be at 1 p.m...
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