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Belmont University names ballroom after Brad Paisley, wife

Nov. 09, 2021 04:13 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Belmont University is naming a ballroom at its new performing arts center after country music star Brad Paisley and his wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley. The private Nashville school says the ballroom at the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts...

Today in History

Oct. 28, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 28, the 301st day of 2021. There are 64 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, was dedicated in...

Country star Luke Bryan to host CMA Awards

Oct. 18, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music star Luke Bryan has taken home the top prize at the CMA Awards, but he'll step into a larger role when he hosts the awards show in November. The Country Music Association and ABC announced on Monday that the “American Idol”...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 24-30

Oct. 18, 2021 07:56 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 24-30: Oct. 24: Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman is 85. Actor F. Murray Abraham is 82. Actor Kevin Kline is 74. Actor Doug Davidson (“The Young and the Restless”) is 67. Actor B.D. Wong is 61. Actor Zahn McClarnon...

As Shatner heads toward the stars, visions of space collide

Oct. 12, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

“Risk is our business,” James T. Kirk once said. “That’s what this starship is all about. That’s why we’re aboard her.” More than a half-century later, the performer who breathed life into the fabled Enterprise captain is, at age 90, making that kind of risk...

New this week: 'The Starling,' Diddy and Billy Bob Thornton

Sep. 20, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — The best way to remember Norm Macdonald, who died last week at age 61, is...

Chris Stapleton, Eric Church share top CMA nominations

Sep. 09, 2021 09:33 AM EDT

Country stars Chris Stapleton and Eric Church will go toe-to-toe with each other at this year's Country Music Association Awards, with both vying in the same five categories, including entertainer of the year. In nominations announced on Thursday, Stapleton has...