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Cody Johnson is bridging the Texas-Nashville musical gap

Jul. 1, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ever since Willie Nelson left Nashville in the early 1970s to return to Texas, there's been a large chasm between the "red dirt" country artists working primarily in Texas and Oklahoma and the polished, radio friendly music being produced in Nashville. Even today, there's a separate...

Correction: US-Music-Lil Nas X story

Jun. 19, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story June 10 about Lil Nas X, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Broken Bow Records had "just signed" Blanco Brown and misspelled the title of his song as "The Get Up." Brown was signed in 2018 and the name of his song is "The Git Up." A corrected version of the...

Today in History

Jun. 18, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 18, the 169th day of 2019. There are 196 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 18, 1979, President Jimmy Carter and Soviet President Leonid I. Brezhnev signed the SALT II strategic arms limitation treaty in Vienna. On this date: In 1778, American...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

Jun. 6, 2019 7:22 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 June 5, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Ed...

Today in History

Jun. 6, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 6, the 157th day of 2019. There are 208 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 6, 1944, during World War II, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, on "D-Day" as they began the liberation of German-occupied Western Europe. On this...

Adam Levine leaving 'The Voice' after 16 seasons

May. 24, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Levine is leaving NBC's "The Voice" after 16 seasons. Carson Daly made the announcement Friday morning on the "Today" show. Daly said Gwen Stefani will return for season 17 in Levine's chair. The Maroon 5 frontman wrote a length Instagram post Friday, saying the Emmy-winning show "went...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

May. 23, 2019 4:52 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 May 22, 2019: TOP 20 GLOBAL CONCERT TOURS 1. Ed...