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Slain Tejano singer from New Mexico to be honored

SANTA FE – A slain Tejano singer from New Mexico will posthumously receive the New Mexico Hispano Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the group...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Demi Lovato to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl

NEW YORK – Grammy-nominated pop singer Demi Lovato will perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl. NFL and Fox on Thursday announced the performance, which will take place ahead of the game...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Neil Peart, drummer for influential rockers Rush, dead at 67

SANTA MONICA, California – Neil Peart, the renowned drummer and lyricist from the influential band Rush, has died. He was 67. His representative, Elliot Mintz, said in a statement Friday that Peart...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Justin Bieber says he’s battling Lyme disease

NEW YORK – Justin Bieber says he has been battling Lyme disease. In an Instagram post Wednesday, the pop star wrote that “it’s been a rough couple years but (I’m) getting the right treatment that...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Not exactly a ‘Love Touch’: Rod Stewart, son, accused of battery in New Year’s Eve fight

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Rock icon Rod Stewart and his son are facing simple battery charges after an altercation with a security guard during a private event in a children’s area at The Breakers...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Rocker John Mellencamp gives $50K to his Indiana hometown

SEYMOUR, Ind. – Rocker John Mellencamp has donated $50,000 to his southern Indiana hometown for construction of a plaza near a mural that pays homage to the singer-songwriter and his 1980s hit...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Music

Justin Bieber to launch docu-series on YouTube in January

Justin Bieber is launching a docu-series about creating his new album on YouTube, the platform where the singer originally got his start in music more than a decade ago. YouTube announced Tuesday...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Inuit-Canadian singer who covered ‘Diamonds’’ dies at 26

LOS ANGELES – Kelly Fraser, a Canadian pop artist who gained attention for an Inuit-language cover of Rihanna’s “Diamonds,” part of her advocacy efforts for her indigenous culture, has died. Fraser...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Songwriter Allee Willis, who wrote ‘Friends’ theme, dies

LOS ANGELES – Allee Willis, a songwriter whose work included the Broadway musical “The Color Purple” as well as the theme song from the TV show “Friends” and Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September,” has...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Post Malone to headline Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

NEW YORK – You can ring in the New Year with Post Malone: The rap-pop star will perform at “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020” on Dec. 31 in New York City. Dick Clark...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Singers: It’s time to fire up those vocal chords

Singers, get ready: It’s time to send in your audition tape for the fifth annual Durango Voice singing competition, a fundraiser for Manna soup kitchen. Eighteen contestants will be selected from...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

25 years later, Mariah Carey’s Christmas original is No.1

NEW YORK – Christmas has come early for Mariah Carey: The pop star’s original holiday classic, “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” has reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart 25 years...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

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