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Musician starts virtual festival to promote civic engagement

Sep. 27, 2020 10:27 AM EDT

HICKMAN, Ky. (AP) — With Election Day rapidly approaching, a west Kentucky artist has teamed up state Rep. Charles Booker’s Hood to the Holler organization and other musicians from around the state and nation to promote civic engagement through a virtual music festival on Oct. 1. Shaina Goodman, a...

Carrie Underwood accepts the entertainer of the year award in a tie with Thomas Rhett during the 55th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

Sep. 17, 2020 7:56 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In surprise twist that fit an unexpected year of firsts, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett tied for entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards, the first time the top prize has been split between two artists. Underwood and Rhett seemed equally taken aback after...

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Review: Elizabeth Cook sings about regrowth on 'Aftermath'

Sep. 8, 2020 2:30 PM EDT

Elizabeth Cook, “Aftermath” (Agent Love/Thirty Tigers) As an outlaw country disc jockey, fast-talking, y'all-ing Elizabeth Cook has a way with words, and so it goes on her new album, “Aftermath.” The title is a reference to regrowth, and the set is heavily autobiographical, which may...