Female nominees rule top category at Americana Music Awards

Entertainment 05/14/19, 17:25

In contrast to other country music award shows, the artist of the year nominees at this year's Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards are all female, including Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples, Kacey Musgraves and Rhiannon Giddens.The Americana Music Association announced Tuesday that singer-songwriter Lori McKenna is the leading nominee with ...

Timberlake to receive special honor from Songwriters Hall

Entertainment 05/08/19, 10:01

Justin Timberlake's songwriting chops will be honored next month.The pop star will receive the Contemporary Icon Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 13 at the organization's 50th annual induction ceremony in New York.Timberlake is the second person to receive the honor; Lady Gaga earned it in 2015. ...

Trump’s coal pledge could be tested by TVA vote this week

U.S. 02/13/19, 15:52

President Donald Trump's support for the coal industry — and for a particular power plant — will face a test this week when a utility board he appoints considers whether to close a coal-fired Kentucky plant whose suppliers include a mine owned by one of his campaign donors. President Donald Trump's ...

2019 Songwriters Hall class: Missy, Cat Stevens, John Prine

Entertainment 01/12/19, 08:40

Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine.The organization announced the new group of inductees Saturday. Other inductees include Tom T. Hall, who Johnny Cash called ...

Nicks, Def Leppard among first-time rock hall nominees

New York 10/09/18, 08:12

Stevie Nicks and Def Leppard are among the acts nominated to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the first time.The hall announced Tuesday that 15 acts were nominated this year. The winners will be revealed in December, with the induction planned for Brooklyn's Barclays Center next March. Six ...

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