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3 min ago | WCKY-FM Findlay

Ronnie Milsap reflects on Hall Of Fame induction

Ronnie Milsap says he's not sure what tipped the decision in his favor to induct him into the Country Music Hall of Fame.


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2 hrs ago |

American Idol Preview: Country & Rock 'n Roll - Full Set List Revealed

On tonight's American Idol on FOX, the remaining six contestants will be tasked with singing both a Country and a Rock 'n Roll tune for the judges and TV viewers.


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Carrie Underwood, Willie Nelson, The Black Crowes, Pop/Rock, The Guess Who, Dolly Parton

6 hrs ago | WKRN

Julia Roberts opens up about half-sister's suicide

Julia Roberts is still grieving the loss of her half-sister, Nancy Motes, who died from a drug overdose in February at the age of 37. In a new interview with WSJ Magazine , the actress finally addressed Motes' suicide, and how she's dealing with the pain.


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10 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Haslam signs bill seeking to end book shredding

Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill into law to ban the shredding of Imagine Library books delivered to the incorrect addresses.


Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Dolly Parton

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Demi Lovato is a nominee and presenter at 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards

Demi Lovato is set to make an appearance as a presenter at the first annual iHeartRadio Music Awards , which will take place on May 1, 2014, at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The X Factor, Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Blake Shelton, Justin Timberlake, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment


Eli Young Band's Mike Eli Celebrates Wedding Anniversary Eating Roast by Cand...

Eli Young Band front man Mike Eli didn't spring for a fancy night out to celebrate his recent wedding anniversary.


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Blake Shelton clears the air on divorce rumors

Singer Blake Shelton is baffled by tabloid reports suggesting his marriage to Miranda Lambert is on the rocks, insisting their strong bond is unlike any other he's ever experienced.


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ABC News

Milsap, Wiseman Among Country Hall Inductees

Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman and the late Hank Cochran are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame.


Related Topix: Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman, Entertainment

Yeovil Express

Michael Eavis at Glastonbury Festival. Photo by Ann Cook

"Well, we always worry about it, you know," he said. "People bought their tickets in good faith on October 4 - 150,000 people have already forked out their money you see - and it's a huge responsibility to make sure that they're happy with the programme we have prepared for them.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Dolly Parton

Wall Street Journal

Guess Who Makes More Than Bankers: Their Regulators

Long before George Bailey wrestled with Mr. Potter in "It's a Wonderful Life," the public decried the pay of top executives in large financial institutions.


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Mon Apr 21, 2014


Lee Brice Celebrates First Anniversary with Wife, Sara

Lee Brice and his wife, Sara , celebrated their first wedding anniversary Monday.


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WXLO-FM Worcester

fun.'s Andrew Dost Scoring New MTV Show, Upcoming Film

While fun. frontman Nate Ruess is recording duets with Pink , and guitarist Jack Antonoff is promoting his side project, Bleachers , and co-writing songs with the likes of Taylor Swift , the group's multi-instrumentalist Andrew Dost , has also been keeping busy.


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

CBS Local

National Theatre to Bring 'Newsies,' 'Pippin'

The theater announced Monday that the Tony Award-winning productions of "Pippin" and "Newsies" will play multiple-week engagements.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Marie Osmond

KOY-AM Tempe

Katy Perry adds some country to her pop wi...

Two worlds collided Friday night when one of the biggest pop stars on the planet, otherwise known as the Teenage Dream Queen Katy Perry, teamed up with one of the boldest, grooviest newcomersthat'd be Kacey Musgravesto create a truly magical moment.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Dolly Parton


The Band Perry Feeling Out New Music for Upcoming Third Album

The Band Perry recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the release of their sophomore album, Pioneer .


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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

WWWV-FM Charlottesville


DYNAMIC DUO: Grand Ole Opry star Porter Wagoner, right, sings "Someone I Used To Know" with Dolly Parton during his induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame ceremony in Nashville, Tenn., Sunday, May 4, 2003.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Nashville, TN, Iggy Pop, Pop/Rock, Gothic, The Cure

Sun Apr 20, 2014


43rd annual festival honors Western Swing icon

It's a tribute to the man known as the King of Western Swing, and runs through Saturday in Turkey, about 100 miles southwest of Amarillo.


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Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43

Revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the skies above a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday.


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"Nobody Knows," Country Hit Maker Kevin Sharp Passes Away

This one hits particularly hard as I was a fan of his work. I followed his story, his fight with cancer and on this Easter Day, I feel compelled to write this story even though I am not supposed to be working today.


Related Topix: Sarcoma, Medicine, Health