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Tom Petty dead at 66: The music world reacts
After news broke Monday that legendary singer Tom Petty had been hospitalized, the music world reacted almost immediately. Though it was erroneously reported earlier in the afternoon that Petty had died, his longtime manager confirmed in a statement obtained by ABC News that Petty died at 8:40 p.m.
Las Vegas mass shooting: Country music stars pray for victims after gunman kills at least 50 near concert
Country music artists were praying for the fans and workers who were attending the final night of the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, an outdoor country music concert in Las Vegas, when a gunman opened fire from nearby Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, killing at least 50. More than 400 others were
Grammys honor Keith Urban for being a 'fighter' for music education
For Keith Urban music education is personal: Having two daughters has inspired the four-time Grammy Award winner to fight for music education. Urban received the Recording Artists Coalition Award at the 2017 Grammys on The Hill for giving his time and resources to music education programs. Sens.
CMA Awards 2016: What to Expect From Tonight's Show
The 50th Annual CMA Awards take place tonight and anything could happen! For the first time in memory, the Country Music Association has closed rehearsals, building the excitement toward tonight's historic show. Current stars are expected to forgo promoting their upcoming albums in favor of paying
Randy Travis Will Appear at the CMA Awards
Randy Travis continues to make a remarkable comeback after his devastating stroke three years ago. A few weeks after he stunned the world by singing “Amazing Grace” at his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum earlier this month, ABC News has confirmed that the singer will be at
'Dancing With the Stars' Preview: Celebs Pay Tribute to Their Most Memorable Years
A popular theme night returns to " Dancing with the Stars " on Monday night -- celebrating a great year. The nine remaining celebrities will perform dances commemorating one of their most memorable years. For example, gymnast Laurie Hernandez will honor her team's gold-medal-winning performance at
30 Country Music Stars Join Forces for Historic CMA Music Video, 'Forever Country'
In a historic event, 30 of country music ’s biggest stars have come together to create a music video called “Forever Country” in honor of the 50th annual CMA Awards . The star-studded medley features a fresh take on three of country’s most classic songs: John Denver’s “Take Me Home,” Willie Nelson
CMA Music Festival Behind the Scenes with Luke Bryan, Keith Urban
Thousands of country music fans descended upon Nashville to see the biggest stars bring their A-game to the Country Music Association 's CMA Music Festival . “The country fans have that unbelievable spirit about them, so I always look forward to playing this, always,” Keith Urban told ABC News .
Country Artist Kerri Leigh on Her Upcoming Album
Country singer Kerri Leigh is molding her experiences of love, happiness and heartache into her soon-to-be-released album and EP. With songs like "Heaven," "Tie Me Up" and "Sleep Walking," Leigh and her guitarist Craig Wilson are producing music that is personal and authentic. The duo, who were
Complete Rundown of 2016 CMT Music Award Winners and Performances
Tim McGraw took home the big award of the night at last night's 2016 CMT Music Awards , broadcast live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. The country singer won Video of the Year honors for "Humble and Kind." Carrie Underwood , Thomas Rhett and Little Big Town walked off with belt-buckle trophies