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Jason Aldean performs "You Make It Easy" 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 - 11:05 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Jason Aldean has won his third consecutive entertainer of the year trophy at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards...
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This undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows an electric guitar Stevie Ray Vaughan was given as a youth by his brother. The guitar is expected to sell for about $400,000 at auction in their hometown of Dallas. Heritage Auctions will offer the 1951 Fender guitar Sunday, April 15, 2018, and Vaughan biographer Craig Hopkins says the guitar has "considerable historical significance," noting Vaughan "pretty much learned his craft on" the guitar. Hopkins said it was Vaughan's first professional-grade guitar and was played in his first studio recording. (Emily Clemens/Heritage Auctions via AP)
April 15, 2018 - 6:49 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The electric guitar that blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan used in his first studio recording and early performances has fetched $250,000 at auction in his hometown of Dallas. Heritage Auction spokesman Eric Bradley says the winning bidder for the 1951 Fender at Sunday's auction doesn't...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Beyonce, center, and Jay-Z perform during a Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaign rally in Cleveland. Beyonce performed a 2-hour set at Coachella, Saturday, April 14, 2018, paying tribute to the marching bands, the dance troupes and step teams at historically black colleges and universities. Jay-Z also came out for a collaboration.( AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
April 15, 2018 - 11:47 am
INDIO, Calif. (AP) — Beyonce's headlining set at Coachella may have been delayed by a year, but it did not disappoint. The superstar's two-hour set of hits Saturday night included a tribute to historically black colleges and universities and also reunited her with Destiny's Child. Beyonce had been...
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Jon Bon Jovi performs during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
April 15, 2018 - 12:18 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Bon Jovi reunited onstage with former members for a powerful performance celebrating its admission into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and the late icon Nina Simone was welcomed to the prestigious music club with show-stopping performances from Lauryn Hill and Andra Day. Bon...
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Richie Sambora, left, and Jon Bon Jovi perform during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
April 14, 2018 - 11:52 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony (all times local): 11:40 p.m. After a long wait, the Moody Blues have moved into rock's rarest room. The influential progressive rock group was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, ushered in by Heart's...
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In this photo provided by David Bergman, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy shakes hands with Jon Bon Jovi during a dinner in Cleveland, on Friday April 13, 2018, the night before the band was to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Murphy issued a proclamation on Saturday April 14, naming the day “Bon Jovi Day” in New Jersey. (David Bergman via AP)
April 14, 2018 - 1:37 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Have a nice day? They did Saturday in New Jersey, where the governor declared it "Bon Jovi Day" in honor of the state's newest Rock & Roll Hall of Famers. Gov. Phil Murphy made the declaration hours before the platinum-selling New Jersey band was to be inducted into the...
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In this rendering provided by the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is the The Living Planet Science Learning Campus expansion in Draper, Utah. The former stage centerpiece of rock band U2's international tour, a 165-foot tall spider-like structure, has found a new home as the backdrop for an aquarium expansion in suburban Salt Lake City. (Loveland Living Planet Aquarium via AP)
April 14, 2018 - 11:37 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A giant metal structure that spent two years touring the world with rock band U2 is finding a new home at an aquarium in suburban Salt Lake City. The massive, four-legged structure towered above the rock behemoths during a world tour from 2009 to 2011. Now, the Loveland Living...
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April 14, 2018 - 9:19 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati says it plans to celebrate the life of singer and activist Mavis Staples with one of the museum's highest honors. The center will present Staples with the Everyday Freedom Hero Award at a reception on Friday. Staples...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 25, 2010 file photo, musician Huey Lewis attends the "Back To The Future" 25th anniversary reunion in New York. In a statement released Friday, April 13, 2018, Huey Lewis and The News announced the cancellation of its 2018 tour while frontman Lewis deals with the sudden loss of his hearing. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
April 13, 2018 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Huey Lewis and The News has canceled its 2018 tour while frontman Lewis deals with the sudden loss of his hearing. In a statement released Friday, the band says Lewis lost most of his hearing a few months ago before a show in Dallas and now he "can't hear music well enough to sing...
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April 13, 2018 - 2:21 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Top musical acts including Common, Usher and the Dave Matthews Band are set to perform at a concert marking a new memorial to lynching victims in Montgomery, Alabama. Others on the bill for the April 27 show at a riverside amphitheater include The Roots and Brittany Howard...
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