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Luke Bryan says ‘American Idol’ 3.0 includes “more songwriters,” “better songs,” and more diversity

The auditions continue this Sunday on the third season of American Idol on ABC — and Luke Bryan says so far this year, the contestants are upping the musical ante. “The best part of the new season is we’re seeing more songwriters come out with better songs,” he observes. “Songwriters and people that think that they don’t fit the American…

In this photograph taken Saturday 13 July 2019, health workers wearing protective suits tend to to an Ebola victim kept in an isolation cube in Beni, Congo DRC. The Congolese health ministry is confirming the country's first Ebola case in the provincial capital of 2 million, Goma, some 360 kms ( 225 miles) south of Beni. More than 1,600 people in eastern Congo have died as the virus has spread in areas too dangerous for health teams to access. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

LISTEN: Bud And Broadway’s COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories 03/13

Bud and Broadway take your calls on possible explanations on how the coronavirus was created and spread. Buckle up 03/13

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TRENDING w/ Bud And Broadway 03/13: Disney To Close Parks, Illinois Colleges Suspend In-Person Classes, And XFL Cancels Season

Here’s what’s trending with Bud and Broadway 03/13 – Disney World and Disney Land will be closed until the end of March, all Illinois colleges will be suspending their face to face classes for the foreseeable future, and the XFL has canceled the rest of the season and hope to play a full season in…

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LISTEN: Sweet Becca From The Country Mecca 03/13

Sweet Becca talks about how COVID-19 is effecting Nashville and the St. Louis area including the rescheduling of Ryan Hurd’s show, LIVENATION has announced that they will be postponing their shows atleast until the end of March, Kenny Chesney will cancel the first 11 dates of his Chillaxification Tour, along with updates from Jason Aldean,…

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Kelsea Ballerini, Halsey shine on “homecoming queen?” in their CMT ‘Crossroads’ performance

Kelsea Ballerini takes the stage with pop superstar Halsey in an upcoming episode of CMT’s Crossroads, which premieres in just a couple of weeks. Until then, Kelsea and Halsey are tiding fans over with an advance clip of their performance of “homecoming queen?,” Kelsea’s current single. “If there is any song that I wish that I wrote, it is…

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Blake Shelton postpones the last weekends of his Friends & Heroes Tour due to the COVID-19 coronavirus

Blake Shelton has announced that the final five stops on his 2020 Friends & Heroes Tour will be rescheduled. The news comes as several other country stars are postponing tour dates and shows in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The first of the halted shows is Thursday night’s Omaha stop. He made the announcement to…

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Report: Concert promoter Live Nation to pause all concert tours worldwide through end of March

For several weeks, artists have been announcing concert tour cancellations.  But now, all the tours are being canceled for all the artists.  Well — almost all artists. Live Nation, one of the world’s biggest concert promoters, plans to press pause on all of the tours it’s currently promoting, both foreign and domestic, through the end…