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Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler is embarking on his first tour of Europe

Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler is embarking on his first tour of Europe

MADRID (AP) — Capitalizing on an impressive moment in Spanish-language music, Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler is embarking on his first tour of Europe.

Judge dismisses lawsuits filed against rapper Drake over deadly Astroworld concert

HOUSTON (AP) — Hip-hop artist Drake has been dismissed from a lawsuit over the deadly 2021 Astroworld festival in Houston in which 10 people were killed, a judge has ruled.
Jazz composer and educator Phil Nimmons dies at 100 after influencing generations

Jazz composer and educator Phil Nimmons dies at 100 after influencing generations

THORNHILL, ONTARIO, CANADA — Prolific Canadian jazz composer, educator and clarinetist Phil Nimmons has died at the age of 100 after a musical career that included Canada's highest artistic honour.
Punk rock drummer Jon Card dead at 63, played with SNFU, D.O.A. and the Subhumans

Punk rock drummer Jon Card dead at 63, played with SNFU, D.O.A. and the Subhumans

VANCOUVER — Drummer Jon Card, who played stints with Canadian punk rockers D.O.A., SNFU, The Subhumans and Personality Crisis, has died at the age of 63 in Vancouver.
Luke Combs leads the 2024 ACM Awards nominations, followed by Morgan Wallen and Megan Moroney

Luke Combs leads the 2024 ACM Awards nominations, followed by Morgan Wallen and Megan Moroney

Luke Combs leads the nominees for the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards with eight nods to his name, it was announced Tuesday. For a fifth year in a row, he's up for both male artist of the year and the top prize, entertainer of the year.
Country singers Thomas Rhett, MacKenzie Porter to co-host CCMA Awards

Country singers Thomas Rhett, MacKenzie Porter to co-host CCMA Awards

EDMONTON — American country crooner Thomas Rhett will co-host this year's Canadian Country Music Association Awards.
Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to hit No. 1 on Billboard country albums chart

Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to hit No. 1 on Billboard country albums chart

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé has made history once again. Her latest album, the epic “Act ll: Cowboy Carter”, hit No. 1 on the Billboard country albums chart, making her the first Black woman to top the chart since its 1964 inception.

Billie Eilish announces new album: 'Hit Me Hard and Soft' arrives next month

NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Eilish announced Monday that her highly anticipated third studio album, “Hit Me Hard and Soft,” will be released on May 17.
Inside Missy Elliott's first headlining tour, with Busta Rhymes, Ciara and Timbaland

Inside Missy Elliott's first headlining tour, with Busta Rhymes, Ciara and Timbaland

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At a 24,000-square-foot studio near downtown Los Angeles, Missy Elliott , Busta Rhymes and Ciara are preparing to film the video announcement for a tour no one saw coming.
Jelly Roll dominates the 2024 CMT Music Awards with host Kelsea Ballerini and a Toby Keith tribute

Jelly Roll dominates the 2024 CMT Music Awards with host Kelsea Ballerini and a Toby Keith tribute

Jelly Roll won big at the 2024 CMT Music Awards Sunday night, taking home three awards at the annual event celebrating the best in country music videos.