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2 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield


ON THIS DAY IN 1994: Roseanne Arnold filed for divorce from Tom Arnold. Charges were dropped, but she refiled less than a month later.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Tom Arnold, Wedding, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Comedy Movies, The Tractors

7 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

"American Idol" Recap: Dexter Is Eliminated

American Idol said goodbye to Dexter Roberts on Thursday night. The 22-year-old country musician from Fayette, Alabama, was eliminated after falling into the bottom two with Jessica Meuse .


Related Topix: Fayette, AL, Montgomery Gentry

11 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

Should Bruno, Katy, Pharrell, Lorde & Taylor Make the "Time" 100?

Each year, Time magazine compiles the "Time 100," a list of the most influential people in the world.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Taylor Swift, Pop/Rock, Hot Chicks

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse


The Mavericks football program held a news conference Thursday, the day after players refused to practice when Hoffner returned to the school.


Related Topix: The Mavericks

WESC-FM Greenville

Martina McBride tops country chart

Martina McBride is leading the way on the Billboard Country Albums chart with her latest release.


Related Topix: Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Pop/Rock


Lost radio program featuring Hank Williams found

Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl.


Related Topix: Hank Williams, Creston, IA


Keith Urban launches new video series

The country star has launched the weekly "Idol Chatter," in which he's giving a "behind-the-scenes look" at life on "American Idol."


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Keith Urban


Lady Antebellum and Kip Moore Exchange Gifts as He Leaves Take Me Downtown Tour

Lady Antebelum and Kip Moore exchanged gifts at the end of his run on the Take Me Downtown tour.


Related Topix: Lady Antebellum

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Brad Paisley to appear opposite wife on a Two and a Half Mena

Country singer Brad Paisley is set to star opposite his actress wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley on the season finale of her hit comedy "Two and a Half Men."


Related Topix: Brad Paisley, Celebrities, According to Jim, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Two and a Half Men

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

"American Idol" Season 13's Youngest Contestant Gives Advice, Reveals Which Champ Would Make Her Lose Control [From ABC News]

Malaya Watson , the Michigan teen who was eliminated from American Idol last week, was this season's youngest contestant, and the second-youngest ever to reach the live shows, after season 10's Lauren Alaina .


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Lauren Alaina

Coast Reporter

Gord Downie, the Sadies' joint release the result of a long, long collaboration

After Gord Downie and the Sadies formed a makeshift band together, Downie remembers their first gig two years ago with a certain fond nostalgia: they were "beautifully miscast" at the country music festival Boots & Hearts, taking the stage in the mid-afternoon sandwiched between "mother and father of Canadian country" Paul Brandt and Terri Clark.


Related Topix: Paul Brandt, Terri Clark


Kenny Chesney working on new album

The country superstar posted a message on Facebook and Twitter Tuesday, saying he's "in studio working on new album" and he "can't wait for everyone to hear the new music."


Related Topix: Kenny Chesney

BOB 94.9

Kip Moore releases new single

The country star penned his latest single, "Dirt Road," with Westin Davis and Dan Couch -- his co-writer on his first chart-topper, "Somethin' 'Bout A Truck."


Related Topix: Kip Moore

WCOL-FM Columbus

Zac Brown Band add new member & announce summer tour

The Zac Brown Band is growing. The group is officially welcoming bassist Matt Mangano into the fold.


Related Topix: Zac Brown Band, Lincoln, NE

Business Journal

Texas slips a notch in Rich States, Poor States economic rankings

Hailed as an economic champion during a Great Recession that knocked out cities and states across the country, Texas ranks No.


Related Topix: Lonestar, North Carolina

The Miami Herald

Chuck Mead has Kansas on his mind

Since 2006, Nashville cat Chuck Mead, one of the founders of the expert 1990s honky-tonk revival band BR549, has been music director of "Million Dollar Quartet," the touring Broadway show about the famed 1956 Sun Studios rockabilly jam session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.


Related Topix: Kansas, Br5-49, Johnny Cash, Lawrence, KS, Reno County, KS

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Jesse Winchester was revered by other songwriters, if not the general public

It was an offhanded comment by singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, but it stopped Elvis Costello cold when he was chatting with Winchester for his short-lived music-interview series "Spectacle" on the Sundance Channel a few years ago.


Related Topix: Jesse Winchester, Folk, Patti Page, Pop/Rock, bladder cancer, Health, The Mavericks, Entertainment

Congleton Guardian

EastEnders actress Edna Dore dies

She has also appeared in the West End, and on TV shows such as Open All Hours, The Bill, Casualty, Doctor Who and Shameless.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, High Hopes, Another Year, Mike Reid, Paul O'Grady


Dig These Discs :: Linda Rondstadt, Billy Porter, Betty Who, Thievery Corporation, Shonen Knife

Just days before her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, famously versatile singer Linda Ronstadt releases "Duets," fourteen of her most memorable pairings with artists from Don Henley to Dolly Parton.


Related Topix: Thievery Corporation, Electronic, Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Boston, MA

WNOE-FM New Orleans

Florida Georgia Line promoting Outnumber Hunger

Florida Georgia Line is throwing their support behind Outnumber Hunger. The country duo is the new leading artist for the General Mills campaign, and will be featured on the boxes of a number of the company's products.


Related Topix: Florida Georgia Line, Pop/Rock, Rascal Flatts