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Kenny Chesney to Receive 2020 Humanitarian Award From Country Radio Broadcasters

Kenny Chesney to Receive 2020 Humanitarian Award From Country Radio Broadcasters

Kenny Chesney has been named the recipient of the 2020 Artist Humanitarian Award by the Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) for his ongoing charitable work. Notably, Kenny’s Love for Love City Foundation helped spearhead the rebuilding of St. John after the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. In addition to humanitarian aid and working…MORE

Tour Bus With Josh Turner’s Crew Involved in Fatal Crash

Tour Bus With Josh Turner’s Crew Involved in Fatal Crash

The California Highway Patrol has confirmed one death following a tour bus crash in Shandon, Calif., on the night of Sept. 18. The tour bus was transporting Josh Turner’s road crew after a concert at Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles, Calif. Josh was not on the bus, nor were members of his band. KGET.com…MORE

George Strait, Loretta Lynn, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Josh Osborne & More Win Nashville Songwriter Awards [Photo Gallery]

George Strait, Loretta Lynn, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Josh Osborne & More Win Nashville Songwriter Awards [Photo Gallery]

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) hosted its 2nd annual Nashville Songwriter Awards at the Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 17. In addition to performances by Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Jason Aldean, Lee Brice, David Lee Murphy, Dean Dillon and more, the NSAI handed out a number of awards,…MORE

Rhett Akins Wins Inaugural ACM Songwriter of the Decade Award

Rhett Akins Wins Inaugural ACM Songwriter of the Decade Award

The Academy of Country Music announce the addition of seven new ACM Decade Awards: Song of the Decade, Album of the Decade, Artist-Songwriter of the Decade, Breakout Artist of the Decade, Single of the Decade, Songwriter of the Decade and Music Event of the Decade. The ACM Songwriter of the Decade has been awarded to…MORE

Charley Pride to Be Honored With Inaugural “Crossroads of American Music Award”

Charley Pride to Be Honored With Inaugural “Crossroads of American Music Award”

After more than 50 years as a recording artist, Mississippi native Charley Pride can add another feather to the cap of his Hall of Fame career as he will be the recipient of the inaugural Grammy Museum Mississippi’s Crossroads of American Music Award. The award honors an artist who has made significant musical contributions “influenced…MORE

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Megan Fox went through ‘a dark moment’ after ‘Jennifer’s Body’ bombed

Megan Fox went through ‘a dark moment’ after ‘Jennifer’s Body’ bombed

“Jennifer’s Body,” the camp horror movie about a man-eating cheerleader, may now hold cult classic status, but after its less-than-stellar reception back in 2009, star Megan Fox admits she went through a difficult time. “It preceded a breaking point for me,” Fox told the film’s writer, Diablo Cody, in an interview arranged by Entertainment Tonight.…

Cher killed it on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Cher killed it on ‘America’s Got Talent’

As if we didn’t know Cher’s got talent. The 73-year-old icon surprised viewers with a performance of “Waterloo” on Wednesday night’s finals of “America’s Got Talent.” Decked out in form-fitting purple jumpsuit and blonde wig, the Oscar and Grammy winner brought the house down with the ABBA hit. It made sense given that Cher starred…

‘Breaking Bad’ wasn’t done for Aaron Paul and Vince Gilligan

‘Breaking Bad’ wasn’t done for Aaron Paul and Vince Gilligan

“What happened to Jesse?” That’s the question that “Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan told The Hollywood Reporter put him on the path to his latest project. “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” is set to premiere October 11 on Netflix and in theaters in 68 cities before it airs on the original show’s home network…

‘Ad Astra’ launches Brad Pitt into cerebral sci-fi realm

‘Ad Astra’ launches Brad Pitt into cerebral sci-fi realm

Add “Ad Astra” to the shrinking ranks of cerebral science fiction, a movie that explores the great mysteries against an epic interstellar backdrop. Yet the movie works as well as it does thanks largely to its human component — specifically, Brad Pitt as the intrepid, emotionally aloof astronaut who braves facing his past to try…