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Ji m Lauderdale, the silver-haired a nd spangle-suited singer-songwriter who host s the Americana Music Association’s annual awards show, likes to punctuate his chatter with a certain exclamation: “Now that’s Americana!” Delivered with an arched eyebrow, the joke is that the genre has always been a slippery one to define. Show More Summary
We’ve just been notified that the Busch Trio, founded in London four years ago, has been awarded the 50,000-Euro Kersjesprijs, the biggest chamber music award in the Netherlands. The trio – pianist Omri Epstein, violinist Mathieu van Bellen, cellist Ori Epstein – is named after Adolf Busch, whose 1783 G.B. Guadagnini violin is played by Mathieu. The […]
American artists including Beyonce and Rihanna and Canadians including Justin Bieber and Drake dominate the nominees for MTV's 2106 European Music Awards. The EMAs will be broadcast around the globe from the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands on November 6 and air in the U.S. at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. _______________________________...
Nothin’ Fancy had a perfect weather weekend for their 16th festival this past weekend. Remington Ryde opened Friday’s show to a “ready for some bluegrass music” crowd. They were followed by multi-IBMA award nominees, Flatt Lonesome. Then Little Roy Lewis and Lizzy Long hit the stage […] The post More photos from Nothin’ Fancy 2016 appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
China’s Wanda Group is contemplating a deal that could give it control of Dick Clark Productions, which broadcasts the Golden Globes, the American Music Awards, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest and other splashy events. Although...Show More Summary
Canadian rapper Drake's hit album "Views" has become the first album on Apple Music to be streamed more than 1 billion times, according to an award Drake shared on Instagram this morning. Drake received the news from Apple CEO Tim Cook,...Show More Summary
Could Spotify, Apple Music, and even Tidal end up major players when it comes to the biggest award shows in the entertainment biz?
We're always in the mood for new music! Jody Watley first made a name for herself as a member of Shalamar in the '70s before going solo as Best New Artist at the 1988 Grammy Awards… and she's STILL putting out hits to this day. In fact, she may actually be better than ever now that she's [...]
Oops!... Britney Spears did it again. After making an epic return to the MTV Video Music Awards stage in August, the singer sizzled once again with an incredible performance at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Saturday....Show More Summary
The FADER, Iconoclast, and !K7 collaborated to produce the clip, which was directed by Matt Lambert.
Proving that Kenzo’s upcoming H&M collaboration is not for the man with sensible fashion tastes, Chance the Rapper steps into the spotlight. Fresh off the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, where he made a splash in overalls, Chance connects with photographer Jean-Paul Goude for Kenzo x H&M’s advertising campaign. Show More Summary
Emmys, Oscars, Grammys and MTV Music awards, you can be assured if there are super stars and red carpets involved, trends will be set. This is especially true when it comes to the beauty industry, particularly where fashion and hairShow More Summary
Kaytranada, the 24-year-old Haitian-Canadian electronic musician, producer and DJ who came out as gay in April and this week won Canada’s biggest music award, The Polaris Prize, has released a super-chill mixtape on Soundcloud. The mixtape,...Show More Summary
Shawn Colvin, Sara Watkins, Billy Bragg also honored at Americana Music Honors and Awards Show.
Nov. 2 is a huge day for country music. The 50th Country Music Association Awards are airing, and it's already shaping up to be a blowout celebration. Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Willie Nelson, and...Show More Summary
Kentucky-reared singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton was named artist of the year Wednesday by the Americana Music Assn. for his breakthrough with his debut solo album “Traveller.” Meanwhile, Alabama’s Jason Isbell took two other top honors — album of the year for his latest release “Something More...
Two of the most talked-about roots music artists of the past year — Jason Isbell and Chris Stapleton — highlighted the eclectic mix of honorees, presenters and performers at the 15th Annual Americana Music Association Honors & Awards show Wednesday night at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium. Show More Summary
From “Cats” to “Sunset Boulevard” and everything in between, Betty Buckley boasts one of the most storied careers in modern musical theater. When the Tony Award winner discusses her body of work, however, she sees herself as the master...Show More Summary
Chris Stapleton won Artist of The Year at last night's Americana Music Awards in Nashville. Jason Isbell took home two major wins: Album and Song of the Year. The awards capped a week of Americana Music Conference panels and performances celebrating the year that the Americana genre received mainstream recognition,...