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Mar 14

Grammys 2021: The complete winners list

The Recording AcademyThe 63rd Annual Grammy Awards aired Sunday night on CBS, hosted by Trevor Noah. Here is the complete list of winners in the major categories: Record of the Year“Everything I Wanted” by Billie Eilish Album of the YearFolklore by Taylor Swift Song of the Year“I Can’t Breathe” by Dernst Emile II, H.E.R. & Tiara …

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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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Nov 07

Joe Biden apparent winner in PA, now president-elect

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — ABC News can characterize Joe Biden as the apparent winner in Pennsylvania, giving him 273 total electoral votes — a win that makes him president elect. Based on these numbers and those in other states, Joe Biden will be the next president of the United States. Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. …

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Nov 04

Too soon to call presidential race, young voters turned out less than expected

iStock/simon2579 Election Day has turned to night as polls across the country closed with some municipalities announcing they will resume tabulating Wednesday morning. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, former Vice President Joe Biden briefly addressed the nation from Wilmington, Delaware, projecting confidence in the race and called for patience as the nation tabulates a record number of mail-in …

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Oct 22

Dolly Parton plays a singing angel in her upcoming Netflix holiday special, ‘Christmas on the Square’

Courtesy of NetflixDolly Parton is bringing her legendary vocal talents to the small screen this holiday season. Netflix just released the trailer for its upcoming musical holiday special Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square. In the film, Dolly stars opposite Christine Baranksi in a heartwarming small-town holiday story that takes cues from seasonal classic How …

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Sep 29

Singer, songwriter and actor Mac Davis dead at 78

Photo by PL Gould/IMAGES/Getty ImagesSinger, songwriter and actor Mac Davis passed away after complications following heart surgery in Nashville on Tuesday. The 78-year-old was surrounded by his family at the time, according to his longtime manger, Jim Morey. On September 28, Davis’ longtime friend Dolly Parton retweeted a message asking for “love and prayers”… revealing the influential singer, songwriter and actor was “critically …

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Sep 29

Singer and actor Mac Davis said to be “critically ill” following heart surgery

Erika Goldring/WireImageCountry-pop singer-songwriter and actor Mac Davis is “critically ill” after enduring heart surgery at a Nashville hospital. A member of Davis’ team announced the news Tuesday on Davis’ official Instagram. “We are sorry to report that legendary singer/songwriter Mac Davis is critically ill following heart surgery in Nashville. Your love and prayers will be deeply appreciated at this …

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Jul 06

Southern rock legend Charlie Daniels dies suddenly at the age of 83

Erick AndersonCountry Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels died unexpectedly Monday morning, according to his publicist. The 83-year-old suffered a hemorrhagic stroke, according to doctors at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee. Born in 1936 in Wilmington, North Carolina, the multi-instrumentalist was best known for his monster crossover hit from 1979, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” …

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May 09

Little Richard, founding father of rock ‘n roll, dead at 87

J. Shearer/WireImage Little Richard, the flamboyant, envelope-pushing musician whose wild performance style and appearance helped set the blueprint for rock and roll, has died, ABC News has confirmed via his agent. He was 87. Rolling Stone was the first to report the death, via Richard’s son, Danny Penniman.  No cause of death was given. His …

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May 09

Report: Little Richard, founding father of rock ‘n roll, dead at 87

J. Shearer/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Little Richard, the flamboyant, envelope-pushing musician whose wild performance style and appearance helped set the blueprint for rock and roll, has died, Rolling Stone reports.  He was 87.  His son, Danny Penniman, confirmed his death to the publication.  No cause of death was given. His string of hits, starting with 1956’s …

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