Music awards

Janet Jackson accepts the Icon award at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
May 20, 2018 - 9:36 pm
The Latest on the Billboard Music Awards (all times local): 7:18 p.m. The youngest of the legendary Jackson musical family, Janet Jackson gave her first televised performance in nine years at the Billboard Music Awards. She was honored as the first black woman to receive the Billboard Icon Award on...
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Host Kelly Clarkson appears on stage at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
May 20, 2018 - 8:38 pm
An emotional Kelly Clarkson opened the 2018 Billboard Music Awards in tribute to the recent school children and teachers who died in Texas, barely able to speak as she urged the audience and the world to do more to prevent deadly shootings from happening. Clarkson, who is hosting the show, said she...
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May 15, 2018 - 3:00 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jason Isbell leads the nominees for the Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards with nominations in four categories, thanks to his critically acclaimed album "The Nashville Sound," which earned him two Grammy Awards earlier this year. Also among the nominations...
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Fans of DJ Avicii gather at Sergels Torg following the news of his death, in central Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28. (Fredrik Persson/TT New Agency via AP)
April 22, 2018 - 3:29 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's public broadcaster says police in Oman have conducted two autopsies on the body of Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ Avicii, who died Friday at age 28. Public broadcaster SVT, citing information from an anonymous police official in Oman, reported Sunday that the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii poses for a portrait in New York. Swedish-born Avicii, whose name is Tim Bergling, was found dead, Friday April 20, 2018, in Muscat, Oman. He was 28. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
April 20, 2018 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the Swedish performer, born Tim Bergling, was...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 file photo, rapper Kendrick Lamar accepts the award for best rap album for "Damn" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards in New York. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music for his album "Damn." (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
April 16, 2018 - 8:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music Monday, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. The revered rapper is also the most commercially successful musician to receive the award, usually reserved for critically acclaimed...
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Carrie Underwood performs "Cry Pretty" at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 15, 2018 - 11:00 pm
The 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards marked a memorable night for the victims of the massive Las Vegas shooting, comeback queen Carrie Underwood and triple-winners Chris Stapleton and Miranda Lambert. Jason Aldean paid tribute to the 58 people who died at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Dierks Bentley, left, and his wife Cassidy Black arrive at the 51st annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Bentley hopes that his new single reminds people that he’s not always singing about being drunk on a plane, or being a beach bum looking for a rebound. Bentley will perform his new song, “Woman, Amen,” at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 15. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 03, 2018 - 12:08 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Dierks Bentley hopes that his new single reminds people that he's not always singing about being drunk on a plane, or being a beach bum looking for a rebound. Bentley's new song, "Woman, Amen," is a rousing, drum-driven celebration of the kind of women that aren...
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March 29, 2018 - 12:00 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy Award-winning songwriter Kenny O'Dell has died. O'Dell was 73. Woodbine Funeral Home's Hickory Chapel director Wendell Byrd said Thursday that O'Dell died of natural causes Tuesday at a health care facility in Cool Springs outside of Nashville. O'Dell wrote the 1973...
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FILE - In this April 2, 2017 file photo, Jason Aldean arrives at the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, and pop singer Bebe Rexha with Florida Georgia Line will be performing at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 15. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 07, 2018 - 11:00 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and pop singer Bebe Rexha with Florida Georgia Line will be performing at the Academy of Country Music Awards in April. The ACMs announced the first round of performers Wednesday, which also included Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley...
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