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Tanya Tucker

Tucker is still bold, brash, but enjoying a fresh start

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — At her publicist's office on Music Row, Tanya Tucker was fielding questions from reporters and posing for photos wearing pink hair and a blue, wide-brimmed hat while a documentary crew...

Arlington native Maren Morris leads CMA nominations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maren Morris has a chance to win up to eight trophies including album of the year at the 2019 Country Music Association Awards thanks to her work as an artist,...

Indiana TV star’s killing remains unsolved, 6 decades later

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — You could see them every weekday at 4 p.m. They were six men in screamingly loud western shirts and big Stetsons that slouched across their heads. They played fiddle, stand-up bass,...
Missy Elliott earns MTV Vanguard honor

Missy Elliott earns MTV Vanguard honor; Swift wins top prize

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Missy Elliott brought her colorful, eccentric and groundbreaking music videos to life when she performed a medley of her hits over the last two decades at the 2019 MTV Music...

Plácido Domingo gets standing ovation at Salzburg

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Plácido Domingo received a standing ovation as he took to the stage at the Salzburg Festival on Sunday, a concerted show of support at his first performance since nine women...

Review: Taylor Swift taps into her joyful side with ‘Lover’

Taylor Swift, "Lover" (Republic Records) If you want an easy way to see how far Taylor Swift has come since her last album, just compare the two covers. If 2017's "reputation" featured a photo of...

Review: Vince Gill straddles middle of the road on ‘Okie’

Vince Gill, "Okie" (MCA Nashville) Musically and politically, Vince Gill straddles the middle of the road on his new album "Okie." "We're too far left and too far right," Gill opines on the song "Black and...

‘Kind of Blue’ drummer still keeping time as album turns 60

As legend has it, Miles Davis assembled a super group of jazz musicians in a New York studio and recorded a bunch of songs without retakes. They left Columbia's 30th Street Studio having no...

Vince Gill weighs hard truths with emotional depth on ‘Okie’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vince Gill might make people break down in tears when they listen to his vulnerable new record in which he sings about regret, marriage, faith, sexual abuse and hard choices....

Brad Paisley out; Reba, Dolly, Carrie Underwood to host CMAs

Carrie Underwood, who has hosted the Country Music Association Awards since 2008 with Brad Paisley, is losing her partner-in-crime. But she won't be on her own: The CMAs announced Monday that "special guest hosts" Dolly...