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FILE -- In this April 3, 2010, file photo, Kevin Harvick takes the checkered flag at the finish line to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nashville 300 auto race at Nashville Superspeedway in Gladeville, Tenn. NASCAR is set to return to the track in 2021. Nashville Superspeedway will hold a Cup race for the first time next season.  It ends NASCAR’s decade-long drought at the track. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASCAR ready for long-term commitment in Nashville

Jun. 3, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

Here’s what NASCAR hopes is the honky tonk truth — that a Nashville reboot is good enough this time to make the sport a tough ticket in the heart of one of the entertainment hot spots of the south. The first step? Convincing its star drivers the trip to Nashville Superspeedway in 2021 is the spark...

FILE -- In this April 3, 2010, file photo, Kevin Harvick takes the checkered flag at the finish line to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series Nashville 300 auto race at Nashville Superspeedway in Gladeville, Tenn. NASCAR is set to return to the track in 2021. Nashville Superspeedway will hold a Cup race for the first time next season.  It ends NASCAR’s decade-long drought at the track. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASCAR City USA: Cup Series set for 2021 return to Nashville

Jun. 2, 2020 9:22 PM EDT

It’s music to NASCAR’s ears: the stock car series is set to return to Nashville, Tennessee in 2021. Nashville Superspeedway will hold a Cup race for the first time next season, ending NASCAR’s decade-long absence from the track. The Nashville track is owned by Dover Motorsports, Inc., which...

This combination photo shows Mandy Moore, left, and Justin Hartley at the NBC and Universal Television Emmy Nominee Celebration in West Hollywood, Calif. Moore and Hartley, co-stars on the NBC series

Shut-in stars rally for Red Nose TV show for kids in need

May. 20, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Love Actually” filmmaker Richard Curtis, who never lacks for Red Nose Day star power, found the pandemic only boosted the fundraising telecast's celebrity quotient. Actors, musicians and comedians idled by social distancing proved eager to take part in NBC’s sixth...

FILE - This Feb. 24, 2018 file photo shows Brad Paisley performing in Rosemont, Ill. Songwriters are taking their writing sessions online during the pandemic, sometimes co-writing songs across continents.  Paisley says co-writing online keeps him focused and creative as he waits to see when touring might resume. (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP, File)

Songwriters go online to craft the next hit song remotely

May. 15, 2020 9:51 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — During a recent songwriting session, singer-songwriters Sarah Loethen and Christoffer Wadensten pieced together the lyrics and melody of a song they were writing about the global pandemic. Loethen played the first verse and Wadensten, who performs under the artist name Meadows, came...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

May. 7, 2020 1:06 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide during a 90 day window.. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of May 6, 2020: TOP 20 GLOBAL...

FILE - In this June 10, 2019, file photo, drivers race at the NASCAR cup series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. With NASCAR set to return May 17, 2020, the iRacing Pro Invitational Series will likely go away. The NASCAR-backed iRacing Series, featuring the best sim racers in the field, will continue to run on digital platforms and six races will air on NBCSN during the series’ playoffs. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Checkered flag nears for pro drivers in virtual racing boom

May. 2, 2020 11:04 AM EDT

DOVER, Del (AP) — The moment in the virtual sun has arrived for simulated racing and the thousands of gamers who always wanted to race like Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Jeff Gordon at NASCAR tracks from Dover to Daytona. Sports fans discovered over the last few weeks on national TV a not-so-hidden secret in the...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 30, 2020 5:00 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide during a 90 day window.. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of April 30th, 2020: TOP 20...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 23, 2020 2:42 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of April 23, 2020 : TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1....

FILE - In this July 22, 2019, file photo, J.T. Moore, of Alvin, Texas, competes in bull riding at Frontier Park Arena in Cheyenne, Wy., during the Cheyenne Frontier Days event. The Cheyenne Frontier Days has been held for 123 straight years. The organizers are holding out hope the event scheduled for July won't be interrupted by the new coronavirus. It's a financial bonanza for the capital city situated in the southeast corner of Wyoming. The 10-day event drew more than 262,000 spectators last year. (Michael Cummo/Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP, File)

Deserted icons: Frontier Days important bonanza for Cheyenne

Apr. 19, 2020 11:59 AM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Country singer Blake Shelton still remains scheduled to appear on center stage. Same with the biggest names in the rodeo game. Billed as the “Daddy of ‘em all,” Cheyenne Frontier Days has been held for 123 straight years. But the clock on the festival’s...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Apr. 16, 2020 3:09 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of April 15, 2020: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Elton...