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Keith Urban, Kacey Musgraves, Dan + Shay win at ACM Awards

Apr. 8, 2019 7:13 AM EDT

Grammy-winning duo Dan + Shay solidified themselves as the hottest group in country music with multiple wins at the Academy of Country Music Awards, where Keith Urban was named entertainer of the year and Kacey Musgraves won three honors. Urban won the top prize Sunday with his ninth nomination for the award,...

Loretta Lynn sings with friends at birthday concert

Apr. 2, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Loretta Lynn was honored like country music royalty by country and rock stars alike with gifts of flowers and songs during a concert Monday night celebrating her upcoming 87th birthday. Lynn, whose birthday is April 14, closed out the all-star concert in Nashville, Tennessee, by...

Khalid, Brandi Carlile, Kelly Clarkson to sing at ACM Awards

Mar. 26, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The ACM Awards will feature collaborations between pop star Khalid and Kane Brown, three-time Grammy-winner Brandi Carlile with Dierks Bentley and pop star Kelly Clarkson pulling double-duty with performances with both Jason Aldean and Dan + Shay. The awards show airing on CBS on...

Jason Aldean to receive artist of the decade award at ACMs

Mar. 6, 2019 3:17 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Reigning entertainer of the year Jason Aldean will receive the artist of the decade award at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards in April. The ACM announced Wednesday that Aldean will join only five other honorees that have received the award since 1969, including Marty...

Dolly-loving Brit Yola explores fusion of country and soul

Mar. 4, 2019 1:16 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When singer-songwriter Yola was growing up in Bristol, England, her mother's vinyl records were just about the only form of amusement the family could afford. "We didn't have like toys or anything so everything that I focused on was musical," said Yola, whose given name is Yolanda...

Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay lead ACM nominations

Feb. 20, 2019 12:16 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations each while Grammy album of the year winner Kacey Musgraves comes in with five nominations. Reba McEntire, who is hosting the show for a record 16th time, announced the nominees in top...