Country music

October 21, 2018 - 4:43 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Bad weather tested the devotion of 84,000 fans who went to see Garth Brooks at Notre Dame Stadium over the weekend. And it appears they really wanted to be at the event in northern Indiana. It was the first such concert in the stadium's 88-year history. The Indianapolis Star...
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Carrie Underwood arrives at the 2018 CMT Artists of the Year show held at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Sanford Myers/Invision/AP)
October 17, 2018 - 11:03 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This one's for the girls, during a night when CMT honored all female stars, from Loretta Lynn to Carrie Underwood and Kelsea Ballerini, at their annual Artists of the Year show in an empowering night of lifting up each other. Although female artists still struggle to get...
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President Donald Trump looks on as musician Kid Rock speaks during a signing ceremony for the "Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act," in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 11, 2018 - 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed musicians Kid Rock and country star John Rich to the White House on Thursday as he signed legislation overhauling the way music is licensed and songwriters compensated. Trump signed the Orrin B. Hatch Music Modernization Act on Thursday. The bill...
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Taylor Swift performs "I Did Something Bad" at the American Music Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
October 10, 2018 - 6:54 am
Taylor Swift kicked off her week with a rare political post on social media, and at the American Music Awards she continued the conversation by encouraging fans to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Swift won four honors including artist of the year at the fan-voted show on Tuesday in Los...
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Taylor Swift arrives at the American Music Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
October 09, 2018 - 10:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2018 American Music Awards (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Taylor Swift won artist of the year at the American Music Awards. She beat out Drake, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons and Post Malone at the fan-voted show Tuesday night. The singer, who opened up politically...
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Honoree Joe Walsh performs at the Facing Addiction with NCADD (National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence) gala at the Rainbow Room on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
October 09, 2018 - 2:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe and Marjorie Walsh were honored Monday night by the nonprofit Facing Addiction with NCADD for their support of the recovery movement and their efforts to raise awareness about drug and alcohol abuse. And they got a little help from their friends, namely the Eagle's brother-in-...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, Taylor Swift performs during her "Reputation Stadium Tour" opener in Glendale, Ariz. Swift will open the “2018 American Music Awards.” The singer made the announcement Tuesday, Oct. 2, on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” (Photo by Rick Scuteri/Invision/AP, File)
October 02, 2018 - 9:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift will open the 2018 American Music Awards. The 28-year-old singer made the announcement Tuesday. This is her first awards show performance in nearly three years. Dick Clark Productions says Swift will sing "I Did Something Bad" from her "Reputation" album. Swift is...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo, Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke takes part in in a debate for the Texas U.S. Senate with Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, in Dallas. Willie Nelson will hold a concert for Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. O’Rourke is a three-term congressman from El Paso trying to upset Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in November. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File)
September 29, 2018 - 11:06 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — There probably won't be many undecided voters on-hand Saturday night, when Willie Nelson holds a concert for Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke. But the El Paso congressman trying to upset Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in November says it's not about attracting moderate or...
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September 17, 2018 - 6:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood says she turned to God after experiencing three miscarriages in the past two years. The 35-year-old country singer and former "American Idol" champion told "CBS Sunday Morning " she got pregnant in early 2017 and it "didn't work out." She had a second miscarriage...
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September 13, 2018 - 12:14 pm
ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Country singer Gretchen Wilson has agreed to donate $500 to charity to settle a criminal charge related to a disturbance at a Connecticut airport last month. The Grammy-winning "Redneck Woman" singer appeared Thursday in court in Enfield. A misdemeanor breach of peace charge...
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