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Miranda Lambert , right, and Blake Shelton at the 47th annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 6, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Lambert, McGraw lead ACM nominations with 7 each

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Want to clean up the Academy of Country Music Awards nominations? This year the best way was to put together a killer guest list and go for the Vocal Event of […]

01/29/2014

Beyonce, left, and Jay-Z perform "Drunk in Love" at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Grammy overview in snippets

ROCKED OUT BY THE END, RIGHT OUT THE DOOR By the time Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Lindsey Buckingham hit the stage to close out the Grammys show, many celebs in […]

01/27/2014

Singer Taylor Swift (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

So many Grammy moments to keep you glued to tube

Predicting who will come up with the next morning’s water-cooler moment at the Grammy Awards is just as difficult as guessing who will win album of the year. Grammy producers seem to have found the […]

01/22/2014

Musician Jon Bon Jovi performs at the Olympic Stadium in Munich, June 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

Bon Jovi has year’s top-grossing global tour

NEW YORK (AP) — Bon Jovi not only has the year’s top tour, but the rock band has achieved a career high. The New Jersey-based act’s worldwide tour grossed $259.5 million this year, topping Pollstar’s […]

12/30/2013

Ben Haggerty, better known by his stage name Macklemore, left, and his producer Ryan Lewis. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP, File)

Could it be the year newcomers dominate Grammys?

Not a lot of fans knew who Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Lorde were when last we gathered a year ago to celebrate music with the Grammy Award nominations. Yet thanks to a series of […]

12/06/2013

Taylor Swift accepts the award for favorite female artist - country at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Taylor Swift wins AMA artist of the year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP)  – Taylor Swift’s fans have done it again, voting her the American Music Awards artist of the year for a third time. Swift won Sunday night’s top honor, giving her a […]

11/24/2013

Miranda Lambert , right, and Blake Shelton at the 47th annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 6, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

George Strait wins CMA entertainer of the year

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Country Music Association Awards paid tribute to the past, present and future, giving George Strait his third entertainer of the year trophy on Wednesday while also awarding a quartet of […]

11/06/2013

Singer Taylor Swift (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

Taylor Swift to receive CMA’s Pinnacle Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Country Music Association Awards aren’t until Wednesday, but Taylor Swift is already a winner. The CMA will present Swift with its Pinnacle Award, given to an artist who has achieved […]

11/04/2013

Taylor Swift performs onstage during her Red Tour at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C., May 11, 2013. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Taylor Swift sets songwriting record

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has set a record with the Nashville Songwriters Association International. The organization announced Tuesday that it would name Swift as its songwriter/artist of the year. This is her sixth […]

10/08/2013

Taylor Swift performs onstage during her Red Tour at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C., May 11, 2013. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Swift, Aldean among CMA Awards performers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and most of the major nominees have signed on to perform at the Country Music Association Awards next month. Swift and Aldean were among the first round […]

10/07/2013

Country music artist Kacey Musgraves performs at the American Music Theatre in Lancaster, Pa., March 3, 2013. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)

Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves lead CMA nominees

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves are the top nominees for the Country Music Association Awards, signaling something of a left turn for the usually traditional organization. Swift will be going for […]

09/10/2013

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Top 20 concert tours from Pollstar

(AP) – The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week’s ranking is in parentheses. The […]

05/31/2013

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