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NASHVILLE, Tenn | Dolly Parton will be honored at 2019 MusiCares

NASHVILLE, Tenn  — Entertainer, actress, singer and songwriter Dolly Parton will be honored at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute event next year. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that Parton will be the first artist from the Nashville music community honored at the annual MusiCares charity gala, which raises money for those in … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn | Dolly Parton will be honored at 2019 MusiCares

ZAGREB, Croatia  | Popular ex-Yugoslavia singer Oliver Dragojevic dies at 70

ZAGREB, Croatia — Oliver Dragojevic, one of the most popular pop singers in the former Yugoslavia, has died at 70. Croatian media say Dragojevic died early Sunday in a hospital in his hometown of Split, a city on Croatia’s Adriatic coast. He was diagnosed with lung cancer a year ago. Dragojevic gained huge following in … Continue reading ZAGREB, Croatia  | Popular ex-Yugoslavia singer Oliver Dragojevic dies at 70

NEW YORK  | Rep: Pop star Demi Lovato awake and recovering with family

NEW YORK  — A representative for Demi Lovato says she is awake and recovering with her family after the pop singer was reportedly hospitalized Tuesday for an overdose. “Demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers and support,” Lovato’s representative said in a statement Tuesday … Continue reading NEW YORK  | Rep: Pop star Demi Lovato awake and recovering with family

LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Lovato rep says singer is awake and with family

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the hospitalization of pop singer Demi Lovato (all times local): 6:05 p.m. A representative for Demi Lovato says the singer is awake and with her family after she reportedly was hospitalized for an overdose in Los Angeles on Tuesday. A statement released Tuesday evening thanks the singer’s fans for … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Latest: Lovato rep says singer is awake and with family

TULSA, Oklahoma | Singer John Mellencamp awarded Woody Guthrie Prize

TULSA, Okla.  — Rocker John Mellencamp has been awarded the Woody Guthrie Prize. The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announced Wednesday that Mellencamp will be presented with the award during an Aug. 30 ceremony. He is the fifth recipient. The annual prize is given to an artist who best exemplifies the spirit and life … Continue reading TULSA, Oklahoma | Singer John Mellencamp awarded Woody Guthrie Prize

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.  | Singer Chris Brown arrested for felony assault in Florida

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Singer Chris Brown walked off stage after his concert in Florida and into the hands of waiting sheriff’s deputies, who arrested him on a felony battery charge and booked him into the Palm Beach County Jail. A sheriff’s spokeswoman said the entertainer was released after posting $2,000 bond on the … Continue reading WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.  | Singer Chris Brown arrested for felony assault in Florida

LONDON  | Body in Scotland is missing Frightened Rabbit singer

LONDON  — Police confirmed Friday that a body discovered at a Scottish marina is that of Scott Hutchison, the singer of indie rock band Frightened Rabbit. Hutchison, 36, was reported missing Wednesday after leaving a hotel in South Queensferry, near Edinburgh. Police Scotland said his body was found Thursday evening at the nearby Port Edgar … Continue reading LONDON  | Body in Scotland is missing Frightened Rabbit singer

Dennis Edwards, Temptations singer for 2 decades, dies at 74

DETROIT/February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Dennis Edwards, a former member of the famed Motown group The Temptations, has died. He was 74. Rosiland Triche Roberts, his longtime booking agent, says Edwards died Thursday in Chicago after a long illness. The Birmingham, Alabama-born Edwards replaced founding member David Ruffin in 1968. His soulful, passionate voice defined the group … Continue reading Dennis Edwards, Temptations singer for 2 decades, dies at 74