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K-pop band BTS and Biden to meet to discuss Asian inclusion

May. 26, 2022 12:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — BTS, the Grammy-nominated South Korean boy band, will join President Joe Biden next week to talk about “Asian inclusion and representation” and to address hate crimes and discrimination against Asians, the White House announced Thursday. The musical group's...

Taylor Swift gets honorary degree from New York University

May. 18, 2022 15:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has Grammys galore and now she has a new title — “doctor.” The superstar received an honorary doctorate of fine arts from New York University on Wednesday, blowing kisses as the crowd roared when she walked toward the stage at a packed Yankee...

Travis Scott, Morgan Wallen hit Billboard Music Awards stage

May. 16, 2022 05:03 AM EDT

Travis Scott and Morgan Wallen made controversial returns on the Billboard Music Awards stage on Sunday, while Mary J. Blige was honored for her musical excellence. Wallen performed in his first major awards show after he was caught on camera more than a year ago using a racial slur....

Review: Charting country music paths in 'Her Country'

May. 11, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Her Country: How the Women of Country Music Became the Success They Were Never Supposed to Be,” by Marissa R. Moss (Henry Holt & Co.) Women have always played a major part of country music, from the Carter Family to Dolly Parton, but in recent years you’d...

Tommy Castro big winner at Blues Music Awards in Memphis

May. 06, 2022 06:38 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Guitarist and singer Tommy Castro won in three top categories, including entertainer of the year, at the Blues Music Awards in Memphis, Tennessee. The Memphis-based Blues Foundation held the annual ceremony honoring the year's best blues musicians at the...

Naomi Judd, of Grammy-winning duo The Judds, dies at 76

Apr. 30, 2022 21:42 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd, whose family harmonies with daughter Wynonna turned them into the Grammy-winning country stars The Judds, has died. She was 76. Her daughters, Wynonna and Ashley, announced her death on Saturday in a statement provided to The Associated Press. ...

Rosalía 'very excited' about imminent world tour

Apr. 19, 2022 14:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rosalía spent three years working on her acclaimed third studio album, “Motomami.” Now she's ready to take the music on an upcoming world tour, with stops in her native Spain, Mexico, Europe and New York's famed Radio City Music Hall. The Grammy- and...

Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean win big at CMT Music Awards

Apr. 12, 2022 01:56 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean were the big winners, the Judds reunited, and Kelsea Ballerini turned a tough break into a one-woman house party at Monday night's CMT music awards. Underwood and Aldean won video of the year and collaborative video of...

Complete list of winners from the CMT Music Awards

Apr. 12, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Complete list of winners from the 2022 CMT Music Awards: Video of the year: Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn’t Love You” Female video of the year: Miranda Lambert, “If I Was a Cowboy” ​​Male video...

AP Week in Pictures: Global

Apr. 09, 2022 02:19 AM EDT

April 2-8, 2022 From Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill celebrating the Annunciation preceding the celebration of Orthodox Easter in front of the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, to Olivia Rodrigo, winner of three Grammy awards for best pop vocal album for “Sour,”...