Music awards

April 10, 2017 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Drake and EDM duo The Chainsmokers are the top contenders at the Billboard Music Awards with 22 nominations each. Dick clark productions announced Monday that the performers set a record for most nominations in a year. The 2017 awards show will air live May 21 from the T-...
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Brian Littrell, left, and Nick Carter, second from right, of Backstreet Boys, and Brian Kelley, second left, and Tyler Hubbard, right, of Florida Georgia Line, perform at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 03, 2017 - 7:02 am
While Justin Timberlake had a show-stopping moment alongside Chris Stapleton at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards, it was the Backstreet Boys who shined brightly at the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards. The boy band had the night's liveliest moment Sunday in Las Vegas: the fivesome...
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Brian Littrell, left, and Nick Carter, second from right, of Backstreet Boys, and Brian Kelley, second left, and Tyler Hubbard, right, of Florida Georgia Line, perform at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 03, 2017 - 3:11 am
While Justin Timberlake had a show-stopping moment alongside Chris Stapleton at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards, it was the Backstreet Boys who shined brightly at the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards. The boy band had the night's liveliest moment Sunday in Las Vegas: the fivesome...
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Jason Aldean accepts the award for entertainer of the year at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 02, 2017 - 11:45 pm
Florida Georgia Line may have lost entertainer of the year to Jason Aldean, but the country duo owned the Academy of Country Music Awards, thanks to some help from the Backstreet Boys. The boy band brought the audience to its feet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday night, singing their...
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Jason Aldean performs "Any Ol' Barstool" at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 02, 2017 - 11:06 pm
Jason Aldean has been named entertainer of the year for a second consecutive year at the Academy of Country Music Awards Aldean picked up the top prize Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and said he was excited to receive the award from the Eagles' Joe Walsh. Aldean also thanked the other...
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Miranda Lambert accepts album of the year for "The Weight of These Wings" at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, April 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 02, 2017 - 11:06 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A list of winners at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. — Entertainer of the year: Jason Aldean. — Album of the year: "The Weight of These Wings," Miranda Lambert. — Single record of the year: "H.O.L.Y.," Florida Georgia...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017 file photo, Luke Bryan answers questions at a news conference for the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. The Academy of Country Music Awards will unite the democrats and republicans, according to the show’s host, and part-time comedian, Luke Bryan. "Coming to an election near you. Is politics your next career?” chimed in fellow country singer Dierks Bentley, who will co-host the show with Bryan on Sunday, April 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
April 02, 2017 - 9:59 am
The Academy of Country Music Awards will unite Democrats and Republicans, according to Luke Bryan, the show's host and a part-time comedian. The country star, hosting Sunday's show for the fifth straight year, joked — as usual — about his duties at the country music party held annually in Las Vegas...
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This undated photo provided by courtesy of Gill LiPuma and ID-PR.com shows Grammy-winning jazz and pop producer Tommy LiPuma. LiPuma died Monday, March 13, 2017, in New York at age 80 after a brief illness, according to the Decca/Verve Label Group, where he had served as chairman. In a career spanning six decades, LiPuma’s productions won five Grammys and sold 75 million copies. (Gill LiPuma/ID-PR.com via AP)
March 15, 2017 - 1:57 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy LiPuma, a jazz and pop producer who won Grammys for collaborations with Natalie Cole and George Benson, has died. He was 80. LiPuma died Monday in New York after a brief illness, according to the Decca/Verve Label Group, where he had served as chairman. In a career spanning...
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March 14, 2017 - 12:00 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris and Jon Pardi are early winners at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The ACMs announced on Tuesday the winners of their new artist categories, including Brothers Osborne securing new vocal duo or group of the year honors, Morris...
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Justin Timberlake accepts the award for song of the year for "Can't Stop The Feeling!" at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at the Forum on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 06, 2017 - 12:05 am
The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards started with Justin Timberlake speaking about inclusion and dedicating his award to children who feel different, and ended with a rousing performance by Bruno Mars that included crowd participation from Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Ty Dolla $ign, Heidi Klum...
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