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Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Jan. 31, 2023 16:02 PM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 4: Jan. 29: Actor Katharine Ross is 83. Actor Tom Selleck is 78. Singer Bettye LaVette is 77. Actor Marc Singer is 75. Actor Ann Jillian is 73. Drummer Louie Perez of Los Lobos is 70. Singer Charlie Wilson of The Gap Band is 70. Talk...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 5-11

Jan. 30, 2023 11:45 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 5-11: Feb. 5: Actor David Selby (“Dark Shadows,” ″Falcon Crest”) is 82. Singer Al Kooper (Blood, Sweat and Tears) is 79. Actor Charlotte Rampling is 77. Actor Barbara Hershey is 75. Actor-director-comedian Christopher Guest is 75....

Today in History: JAN 26, Kobe Bryant and daughter killed

Jan. 26, 2023 17:00 PM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2023 There are 339 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 26, 1998, President Bill Clinton forcefully denied having an affair with a former White House intern, telling...

Elle King settles in Nashville as a mom and country singer

Jan. 25, 2023 23:12 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Elle King has never fit neatly into any one box. Her early years were split between Ohio, New York City and Los Angeles and her rock music was always banjo-based, with elements of bluegrass, rockabilly and country pulling at the seams. Now raising...

Willie Nelson to celebrate 90th birthday at all-star concert

Jan. 24, 2023 13:49 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Texas troubadour Willie Nelson will celebrate his 90th birthday with his friends and family at an all-star two-day concert at the Hollywood Bowl this April. The Grammy-winning country icon's milestone birthday party will take place on April 29-30 and...

Chris Stapleton, Babyface to sing at Super Bowl pregame

Jan. 24, 2023 12:45 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Country music star Chris Stapleton will hit next month's Super Bowl to sing the national anthem, while R&B legend Babyface will perform “America the Beautiful." The performances will take place Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, before the...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 22-28

Jan. 17, 2023 09:34 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 22-28: Jan. 22: Actor Piper Laurie is 91. Singer Steve Perry (Journey) is 74. Bassist Teddy Gentry of Alabama is 71. Actor John Wesley Shipp (“The Flash,” ″Dawson’s Creek”) is 68. Actor Linda Blair is 64. Actor Diane Lane is 58....

Review: Whitehorse trades vocals on classic country songs

Jan. 12, 2023 10:51 AM EST

“I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying,” Whitehorse (Six Shooter Records) To start the album, she sings a drinking song. For the second tune, he sings a drinking song. On Whitehorse’s “I’m Not Crying, You’re Crying,” the singer-songwriter-husband-wife partnership Luke...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 8-14

Jan. 11, 2023 17:23 PM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 8-14: Jan. 8: Former “Sunday Morning” host Charles Osgood is 90. Singer Shirley Bassey is 86. Game show host Bob Eubanks (“The Newlywed Game”) is 85. Country-gospel singer Cristy Lane is 83. Singer Anthony Gourdine of Little Anthony...

Nemeth leads with 5 Blues Music Awards nominations

Jan. 11, 2023 01:20 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Singer and harmonica player John Nemeth, vocalist Shemekia Copeland, country blues artist Rory Block, and guitarist Eric Gales are among the top nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards. The Blues Foundation on Tuesday released the list of nominees for the...