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2023 ‘Billboard’ Music Awards: The complete winners list

Courtesy DCP After years of airing on broadcast TV, the Billboard Music Awards took place completely online Sunday night. Country singer Morgan Wallen was the big winner with 11, followed by Taylor Swift with 10 and Drake with five. Here’s the complete list of winners: Top Artist Taylor Swift Top Female Artist Taylor Swift Top …

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Luke Combs credits the success of his CMA Song of the Year-nominated “Fast Car” to Tracy Chapman

ABC Luke Combs‘s cover of Tracy Chapman‘s “Fast Car” has become one of country music’s biggest hits of the year. The song is vying for Song of the Year and Single of the Year at the upcoming CMA Awards. While the two artists haven’t crossed paths or spoken to each other, Luke hopes it happens one day. “You know, she’s such an …

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ceremony adds Stevie Nicks, Adam Levine, LL Cool J, Carrie Underwood + more to lineup

Courtesy Rock & Roll Hall of Fame The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction gala has added nine new performers and presenters to its star-studded lineup. Stevie Nicks, Maroon 5‘s Adam Levine, Carrie Underwood, LL Cool J, Sia, Miguel, Queen Latifah, Common and Ice-T will join a lineup that already includes Elton John, Dave …

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Dolly Parton releases “Wrecking Ball” cover with Miley Cyrus

Butterfly Records/Big Machine Label Group Dolly Parton has released a new duet with her goddaughter Miley Cyrus. The two teamed up for a cover of Miley’s 2013 chart-topping hit “Wrecking Ball.” It’s the seventh single from Dolly’s forthcoming 30-track Rockstar album, the singer’s first rock album, out November 17. “When I heard ‘Wrecking Ball’ I almost …

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‘Billboard’ Music Awards moving online for 2023

Courtesy DCP After years of airing on broadcast TV, the Billboard Music Awards are moving online for 2023. On November 19, the awards show will release performances and award winners across the BBMA and Billboard social channels as well as on BBMAs.watch, which isn’t live yet. According to Dick Clark Productions, which produces the event, the performances and award presentations …

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Maren Morris files for divorce from Ryan Hurd after 5 years of marriage

Taylor Hill/WireImage via Getty Images Maren Morris has filed for divorce from husband Ryan Hurd after five years of marriage. Morris filed for divorce October 2, citing “irreconcilable differences” and listing the date of filing as the date of separation, according to court documents obtained by Good Morning America. The court filing states that the couple had a prenuptial …

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Jimmy Buffett cause of death revealed; Paul McCartney, James Taylor & more pay tribute

Douglas Mason/Getty Images Tributes have been pouring in following the news that “Margaritaville” singer Jimmy Buffett passed away Friday, September 1 at the age of 76. According to the official obituary posted to the late singer’s website, Buffett died after a four-year battle with Merkel Cell Skin Cancer, a rare and aggressive form of skin cancer. The obit notes, …

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“Margaritaville” singer Jimmy Buffett dies at age 76

Douglas Mason/Getty Images It’s a sad day in Margaritaville. Legendary musician Jimmy Buffett passed away Friday, September 1 at age 76. “Jimmy passed away peacefully on the night of September 1 surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs,” read the announcement on his website and social media. “He lived his life like a song …

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Katy, Luke and Lionel — and Ryan Seacrest — are all back for new ‘American Idol’ season

ABC The judges’ table remains unchanged for the upcoming 22nd season of American Idol, which will mark its seventh year on ABC. Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan are all back for the new season, which will start in the spring of 2024. Returning as host is Ryan Seacrest, despite the fact that he’s also taking over as host of Wheel …

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‘Speak Now (Taylor’s Version)’ debuts at number one, sets multiple records

Beth Garrabrant To the surprise of no one, Taylor Swift‘s third album in her re-recording project, Speak Now (Taylor’s Version), has debuted on top of the Billboard chart with huge numbers. The album scored the biggest week of the three re-recorded albums Taylor’s released so far, selling 716,000 units. Red (Taylor’s Version) debuted with 605,000 …

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