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Feb 22

“Love Story (Taylor’s Version)” is Taylor Swift’s first number-one debut…on the country chart

Beth GarrabrantTaylor Swift has just accomplished something that only country icon and American treasure Dolly Parton has managed to do before: Hit number-one twice with two different versions of the same song. As Billboard reports, “Love Story (Taylor’s Version),” the re-recorded version of Taylor’s 2008 hit, has debuted at number-one on the publication’s Hot Country …

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Feb 22

American Idol recap: Look-a-likes and “top 5 material”

ABC/John Fleenor Another week of American Idol means another week of auditions. Another week where the fate of singing hopefuls vying for the chance to earn the golden ticket trip to Hollywood lies in the hands of judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan. Here are highlights from Sunday’s episode: After coming into his audition dressed like Thor and …

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Jan 07

Trump tries to justify chaos at Capitol while Biden, President Bush condemn violence

John Moore/Getty ImagesAs the chaotic scene continued in the nation’s capital with the world watching, President Donald Trump continued to tweet his repeated his false claim that the presidential election was stolen from him and tried to justify the storming of the U.S. Capitol that he encouraged earlier in the day. “These are the things and events …

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Dec 24

What it’s like to spend “10,000 Hours” on Christmas morning with Dan + Shay

ABCDan + Shay treated fans to a special holiday gift recently: Two brand-new Christmas songs, “Take Me Home for Christmas” and “Christmas Isn’t Christmas.”  But when it comes to their own Christmas celebrations, the “10,000 Hours” duo says it involves a lot of dogs — and a lot of boxes. “Christmas morning…it’s the best, it’s …

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Dec 23

Dan + Shay deliver an unforgettable gift to three Nashville-area families experiencing homelessness

ABC/Image Group LAJust in time for Christmas, Dan + Shay have teamed up with the Safe Haven Family Shelter to give three Nashville-area families the gift of a lifetime. The duo recently surprised three families experiencing homelessness with their own starter homes, fully furnished and even decorated for the holidays. When the families arrived to …

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Dec 21

Maren Morris cancels 2021 tour: “I truly appreciate your patience on this”

ABCMaren Morris has cancelled her 2021 RSVP: The Tour.  The singer announced over the weekend that she’s scrapping the tour in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Grammy winner notes that, while there is “hope” with vaccine distribution, she still would have had to reschedule her planned shows, so she’s leading with precaution and has …

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Dec 18

Carrie Underwood and John Legend light up the Empire State Building with “Hallelujah”

ABCCarrie Underwood and John Legend’s holiday duet, “Hallelujah,” will be featured in the Empire State Building’s annual music and light show in New York City. Ahead of the debut of the festive show Saturday night, you can get a sneak peek of all the dazzling holiday magic now. At the end of the new clip, …

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Nov 30

Darius Rucker and Lindsey Stirling deliver haunting “What Child Is This?”

ABCDarius Rucker has teamed up with Lindsey Stirling for a mystical rendition of “What Child Is This?”  Acclaimed instrumentalist Lindsey provides the haunting violin as Darius sings the Christmas classic that dates back to 1865, accompanied by a twinkling piano and steady drums. The pair will perform their rendition of the song on CMA Country Christmas tonight at 9 p.m. ET on …

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Nov 23

2020 American Music Awards winner’s list: Taylor Swift, Dan + Shay and The Weeknd win big

dick clark productionsThe American Music Awards, held live Sunday night from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.  It was a big night for The Weeknd, country duo Dan + Shay and Taylor Swift, who took home three awards each.   Swift cemented herself as the most decorated winner in American Music Award history, bumping her lifetime total to 32.  She also …

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Nov 23

American Music Awards 2020: Taylor Swift, the Weeknd and Dan + Shay are this year’s big winners

Emma McIntyre /AMA2020/Getty Images for dcp, ABCOne of the biggest nights in music, the American Music Awards, kicked off Sunday night with a series of worldwide premieres, big wins and even bigger surprises. Hosted by Taraji P. Henson from Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater, the audience looked a little different this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  Along with a “small …

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