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Grand Ole Opry under fire for Morgan Wallen performance

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Morgan Wallen stepped on country music’s most historic and storied stage over the weekend, a sign that many interpreted as the Grand Ole Opry giving the troubled star its bless...

Grammy facts: Blurred genre lines and a retiree revolution

With new rules in place this year and a promise to regain trust among its members, the Recording Academy released its nominations on Tuesday for its 64th Grammy Awards. Here are some facts about this ...

DJ trio Swedish House Mafia reunite with new music, tour

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — DJ supergroup Swedish House Mafia, known for bringing house music to the masses with their arena shows, are ready to turn the crowd up with a new collaboration with The Weeknd ...

Fisk Jubilee Singers celebrate 150 years since first tour

Nashville, Tenn. (AP) — The Fisk Jubilee Singers' first tour wasn't an immediate success, but their perseverance through financial hardship to find an audience took them around the world and kept thei...

Bill Owens, uncle and musical mentor to Dolly Parton, dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country songwriter Bill Owens, who was a mentor and early songwriting partner to his niece Dolly Parton and helped start her career in country music, has died. He was 85. ...

'Vaccine, vaccine': Dolly sings 'Jolene' rewrite before shot

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dolly Parton has written hundreds of songs over her decades-long career and it turns out her tune “Jolene" is the just right one for getting her COVID-19 vaccine. ...

Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton lead ACM Awards nominations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton are the leading nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards, but only Stapleton joined the all-male ballot for the top prize of entertaine...

Isbell to donate his share of Morgan Wallen's sales to NAACP

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning singer songwriter Jason Isbell says he is going to donate money that he makes from Morgan Wallen's cover of his song “Cover Me Up” to the NAACP. ...

New museum traces history of Black music across genres

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new museum two decades in the making is telling the interconnected story of Black musical genres through the lens of American history. The National Museum ...

Singer Morgan Wallen suspended from label after racial slur

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Morgan Wallen has been suspended indefinitely from his label after a video surfaced of him shouting a racial slur and some radio stations have already removed his ...

Artists sing social anthems for United Nations anniversary

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Grammy-winning international star Angelique Kidjo, her artistry and her activism inform each other because music has the power to connect beyond skin color, language or cou...

Country singer Lee Brice to miss CMA Awards due to COVID-19

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Lee Brice tested positive for COVID-19 and will not perform as scheduled at the CMA Awards on Wednesday. A representative for Brice told The A...

Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Outlaw country singer songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who wrote songs like “Honky Tonk Heroes,” “I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train” and “Old Five and Dimers Like Me,” has died He ...

'Voice' co-stars Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani engaged

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “The Voice” co-stars Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are engaged and sharing the good news on social media. Shelton and Stefani posted a picture Tuesday annou...

Trailblazer Charley Pride to get lifetime achievement award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Trailblazing country music star Charley Pride will get a lifetime achievement award at the CMA Awards in November. The rich baritone singer became the genre’...