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Chris Stapleton wins big at CMAs, Keith Urban nabs top prize

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Chris Stapleton wins big at CMAs, Keith Urban nabs top prize
Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood

Chris Stapleton won the most awards at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards and had the show’s best performance, almost capping a perfect night. That was until Keith Urban surprisingly won the top prize — entertainer of the year — moments before the three-hour show wrapped Wednesday night. Urban’s actress-wife, Nicole Kidman, was in tears …

Mana honored as Latin Grammys’ Person of the Year

By 92.3 News | November 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Mana honored as Latin Grammys’ Person of the Year
Juan Calleros, Sergio Vallin

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican rock band Mana became the first group ever to be honored as the Latin Recording Academy’s Person of the Year Wednesday, when its four members were recognized during a star-studded tribute concert for their creative accomplishments and philanthropic efforts. Lead vocalist Fher Olvera, drummer Alex González, guitarist Sergio Vallín and …

The Latest: Keith Urban wins entertainer of the year at CMAs

By 92.3 News | November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on The Latest: Keith Urban wins entertainer of the year at CMAs
Keith Urban

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The Latest on the presentation of the Country Music Association Awards being presented Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee (all times local): 10 p.m. Keith Urban has been named entertainer of the year at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards. His wife, actress Nicole Kidman, was in tears as …

BTS’s agency apologizes over band member’s A-bomb shirt

By 92.3 News | November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on BTS’s agency apologizes over band member’s A-bomb shirt

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The agency for K-pop superstars BTS apologized Wednesday for members wearing a T-shirt depicting the explosion of an atomic bomb and a hat with a Nazi emblem. Japanese TV broadcasters recently canceled or stopped discussions on appearances in that country after images went viral of the musician wearing the shirt. …

Aerosmith’s Perry tweets ‘doing well’ after hospitalization

By 92.3 News | November 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Aerosmith’s Perry tweets ‘doing well’ after hospitalization

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Perry is feeling the love from fans after he was hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York. The Aerosmith guitarist on Tuesday tweeted: “Doing well, thanks for the love and support.” Perry’s publicists said in a statement that the 68-year-old felt …

Trumps to skip Kennedy Center Honors for 2nd straight year

By 92.3 News | November 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Trumps to skip Kennedy Center Honors for 2nd straight year
Donald Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight year, President Donald Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center Honors celebrating cultural achievement. Neither Trump nor first lady Melania Trump will be at the Dec. 2 event, Stephanie Grisham, the first lady’s director of communications, said Tuesday. Grisham also told The Associated Press that it …

Cardi B, Chance, T.I. to judge hip-hop competition series

By 92.3 News | November 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Cardi B, Chance, T.I. to judge hip-hop competition series

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. will work as judges in a new Netflix competition series looking for the next big hip-hop star. Netflix announced that “Rhythm + Flow ” will debut next fall. John Legend, who has won Emmy and Tony awards for his producing efforts, is one of …

Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire

By 92.3 News | November 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Cyrus, Hemsworth donate $500K after losing home in wildfire
Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home in a deadly California wildfire, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus’ charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation. “Miley and Liam lost their home but are very grateful to be safe along with their animals! Their community and state are …

German Playboy regrets misquoting Morricone in interview

By 92.3 News | November 13, 2018 | Comments Off on German Playboy regrets misquoting Morricone in interview

BERLIN (AP) — The German edition of Playboy magazine distanced itself Tuesday from an interview in its latest edition with Ennio Morricone, in which the renowned Italian film composer appears to blast director Quentin Tarantino and the Oscars ceremony. The interview, published last week, quoted the 90-year-old composer referring to Tarantino as a “cretin” who …

Metallica, ex-bandmates to pay concert tribute to Cornell

By 92.3 News | November 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Metallica, ex-bandmates to pay concert tribute to Cornell

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Chris Cornell will be honored with a tribute concert in Los Angeles on Jan. 16 featuring members of his former bands along with Metallica and the Foo Fighters. Organizers on Tuesday announced the Forum concert that is being called “I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell.” Hosted …