Country Music

FILE - In this April 15, 2018 file photo, Tyler Hubbard, right, and Brian Kelley, left, of Florida Georgia Line, and Bebe Rexha, center, perform "Meant to Be" at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. The crossover hit “Meant To Be” has broken a new record on the Billboard Hot Country chart, remaining in the No. 1 spot for 35 weeks. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 30, 2018 - 2:02 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It was just meant to be: Pop singer Bebe Rexha and country duo Florida Georgia Line's massive crossover hit "Meant to Be" has broken a new record on Billboard's Hot country songs chart, remaining in the No. 1 spot for 35 weeks. Billboard reports the song, which was dually...
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American pop star Taylor Swift performs during her Reputation Stadium Tour at Gillette Stadium, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (Photo by Robert E. Klein/Invision/AP)
July 27, 2018 - 8:26 am
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Taylor Swift is helping ease the pain of a Massachusetts city mourning the recent loss of a police officer. Weymouth Mayor Robert Hedlund tells The Patriot Ledger that Swift donated "a significant number of tickets" to the town for her shows this weekend in Foxborough, which...
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July 22, 2018 - 11:21 am
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police department's entry in a lip sync challenge sweeping the nation has gotten rave reviews — including from the country music group whose song is featured. Middletown police Chief Rodney Muterspaw says he's "overwhelmed" by the response to a video his department...
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Singer Taylor Swift performs during her Reputation tour at MetLife Stadium on Friday, July 20, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
July 21, 2018 - 1:18 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Taylor Swift brought her explosive Reputation Tour to the MetLife Stadium on Friday and will make history as the first female artist to play three consecutive shows at the venue when she performs Saturday and Sunday. Swift was energetic and excited during her two-hour-...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, musician Garth Brooks poses in the press room with the award for entertainer of the year at the 51st annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Brooks has announced plans to play the first-ever concert at the Notre Dame Stadium. The country superstar wouldn't say the actual date of the show during a press conference Monday, July 9, 2018 in Nashville, Tenn., because he said he was waiting on the football team's schedule to be finalized. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
July 09, 2018 - 3:05 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Fighting Irish and country music will come together on the gridiron, with Garth Brooks announcing plans to play the first-ever music concert at Notre Dame's football stadium. The country superstar joined famed former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz during a press...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2018, file photo, Mason Ramsey arrives at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Ramsey, a preteen Illinois boy who went viral online in a video of him singing and yodeling in a Walmart store is releasing his first album July 20. (AP Photo/Al Wagner, File)
July 09, 2018 - 8:58 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It was only a matter of time, just a couple of months actually, before a preteen boy captured in a viral video yodeling in a Walmart put out a record. Mason Ramsey, the adorable 11-year-old whose version of a Hank Williams classic has been watched more than 50 million times...
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This July 5, 3018 photo shows suits worn by the Beatles during an early tour of America in front of the Rolls Royce automobile owned by Elvis Presley, part of a large collection of music memorabilia on display at the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
July 07, 2018 - 3:29 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Elvis Presley's Rolls Royce, the suits the Beatles wore on their first tour of America, Bruce Springsteen's sleeveless faded denim jacket and colorful headband, and Michael Jackson's famous glove are among the items of music memorabilia on display at Atlantic City's new...
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With the New York City skyline in the background fireworks explode during an Independence Day show over the East River, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
July 04, 2018 - 11:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With dazzling fireworks and backyard barbecues, Americans celebrated Independence Day with traditions that expressed pride in their country's 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday was marked with a sense of a United States divided for some. There were even...
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June 27, 2018 - 9:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway are among the newest group of celebrities who will be honored by a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame selection committee on Monday announced the class of 2019. "Murphy Brown" star...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2017, file photo, Willie Nelson performs in Nashville, Tenn. Nelson has called out current immigration policies as “outrageous” and extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
June 19, 2018 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Country music icon Willie Nelson has extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border to better understand what's happening, the latest attempt by a celebrity hoping to end the administration's policy of separating families...
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