Music awards

June 19, 2018 - 2:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A heavy metal singer convicted in a murder-for-hire plot to kill his estranged wife has reunited with his Grammy-nominated band and performed with the group in San Diego over the weekend. Tim Lambesis and his Christian-inspired band As I Lay Dying performed together Saturday for...
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Carrie Underwood performs " Cry Pretty" at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
June 06, 2018 - 11:03 pm
Carrie Underwood continued to make history as the most decorated act at the CMT Music Awards with 18 wins, while Blake Shelton walked away with the night's top prize. Shelton, the only person to win two awards Wednesday, won video of the year for "I'll Name the Dogs" at the Bridgestone Arena in...
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June 04, 2018 - 11:50 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A founding member of the Grammy-winning gospel group the Blind Boys of Alabama has died. Manager Charles Driebe says in an email that Clarence Fountain died Sunday in a hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Fountain was 88. Fountain and friends started their first group as...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, Neil Portnow arrives at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York. Portnow will step down as president and CEO of The Recording Academy and the Grammy Awards next year. The organization announced Thursday, May 31, that Portnow chose not to seek an extension on his current contract, which ends next year. He has led the academy since 2002. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 31, 2018 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Portnow will step down as president and CEO of The Recording Academy and the Grammy Awards next year. The organization announced Thursday that Portnow chose not to "seek an extension on his current contract," which ends next year. He has led the academy since 2002. Portnow was...
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Janet Jackson accepts the Icon award at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
May 20, 2018 - 10:36 pm
The Latest on the Billboard Music Awards (all times local): 7:18 p.m. The youngest of the legendary Jackson musical family, Janet Jackson gave her first televised performance in nine years at the Billboard Music Awards. She was honored as the first black woman to receive the Billboard Icon Award on...
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Host Kelly Clarkson appears on stage at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
May 20, 2018 - 9:38 pm
An emotional Kelly Clarkson opened the 2018 Billboard Music Awards in tribute to the recent school children and teachers who died in Texas, barely able to speak as she urged the audience and the world to do more to prevent deadly shootings from happening. Clarkson, who is hosting the show, said she...
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May 15, 2018 - 4:00 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jason Isbell leads the nominees for the Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards with nominations in four categories, thanks to his critically acclaimed album "The Nashville Sound," which earned him two Grammy Awards earlier this year. Also among the nominations...
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Fans of DJ Avicii gather at Sergels Torg following the news of his death, in central Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28. (Fredrik Persson/TT New Agency via AP)
April 22, 2018 - 4:29 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's public broadcaster says police in Oman have conducted two autopsies on the body of Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ Avicii, who died Friday at age 28. Public broadcaster SVT, citing information from an anonymous police official in Oman, reported Sunday that the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii poses for a portrait in New York. Swedish-born Avicii, whose name is Tim Bergling, was found dead, Friday April 20, 2018, in Muscat, Oman. He was 28. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
April 20, 2018 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, rapper Kendrick Lamar accepts the award for best rap album for "Damn" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music for his album "Damn." (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
April 16, 2018 - 9:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music Monday, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. The revered rapper is also the most commercially successful musician to receive the award, usually reserved for critically acclaimed...
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