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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,...

Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle shot and killed at 33

Apr. 1, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot outside the clothing store he founded to help rebuild his troubled South Los Angeles neighborhood, police said, cutting short a career that earned him a Grammy nomination this year for his major-label debut. He was 33. Police said Hussle was one of...

Will Cardi B, under fire for foul past, get past the moment?

Mar. 28, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rappers bragging about crimes from their pasts — or warning about those they may commit in the future — are part of the genre's lore. From Jay Z to Snoop Dogg to Future, street cred for rappers has often been solidified by detailing their grimy acts in everything from raps to...

Family of late DJ Avicii to launch foundation in his memory

Mar. 26, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of the Grammy-nominated Swedish electronic dance DJ Avicii (ah-VEE'-chee) is launching a foundation in his memory. The international pop star, whose name was Tim Bergling, died in Muscat, Oman, on April 20, 2018. He was 28 years old. Police said there was no evidence of foul...

The Latest: More women perform at slick UK music awards show

Feb. 20, 2019 6:05 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brit Awards ceremony (all times local): 10:30 p.m. The U.K. music industry's Brit Awards have been handed out during a slick, surprise-free ceremony that set out to celebrate female talent after past allegations of neglect. Manchester quartet The 1975 was named best British...

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...