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  • George Jones dies at 81; country music icon

    Three decades ago, an east Texas singer named George Jones took on an impossibly melodramatic, shamelessly sentimental song about a man who desperately clutched at lost love until his dying breath. His 1980 recording of "He Stopped Loving Her Today"...
  • Guide to April 2013 TV premieres, finales, movies, specials

    Guide to April 2013 TV premieres, finales, movies, specials
    The last weekend of March offered up a bunch of TV events, but you ain't seen nothing yet. April 2013 brings showers of season and series premieres, finales and films to add to the already launched new seasons of "Game of Thrones," Doctor Who" and others....
  • CBS signs deal for rights to Hollywood Film Awards

    CBS signs deal for rights to Hollywood Film Awards
    Looking to have its own movie awards franchise, CBS has struck a deal with Dick Clark Productions for rights to the Hollywood Film Awards, a relatively new trophy fest that has never had television exposure. Created 17 years ago by Carlos de Abreu,...
  • Willie Nelson to show classic side with 'Stardust' at the Bowl

    Willie Nelson to show classic side with 'Stardust' at the Bowl
    Willie Nelson didn't get labeled an outlaw for nothing. Having turned his back on the Nashville-based country music establishment that tried to reign him in as a performer in the 1960s, Nelson hit his stride in the 1970s with a series of singles and...
  • Maroon 5, rappers J. Cole and Pusha T to play amphitheater in Virginia Beach

    Maroon 5, rappers J. Cole and Pusha T to play amphitheater in Virginia Beach
    The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15. Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...
  • A Spanish star dies, Don Draper lies and contraception flies

    A Spanish star dies, Don Draper lies and contraception flies
    Spanish actress Sara Montiel is dead at 85, Don Draper is having a depressing time of things, and a nice German man has invented a faster way to apply contraception. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, April 8, 2013. Montiel, who...
  • Phoenix hits 'Saturday Night Live' ahead of Coachella

    Phoenix hits 'Saturday Night Live' ahead of Coachella
    A week before it's to headline Night 2 of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Phoenix hit "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend with two songs from its upcoming album, "Bankrupt!" The French band opened with a blistering rendition of...
  • Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow to put boots in the sand at Tortuga 2014

    Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow to put boots in the sand at Tortuga 2014
    Country chart-toppers Luke Bryan and Eric Church, Grammy winner Sheryl Crow and reggae favorite Ziggy Marley lead a diverse lineup of performers announced Monday for the second annual Tortuga Music Festival on Fort Lauderdale beach April 12-13. Early-...
  • Harry Potter to flatten Gibson Amphitheatre, Curious George playland

    Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Like the Wizarding World in Orlando, the Hollywood Harry Potter will be a theme park...
  • George Jones, hard-living country music star, dies at 81

    George Jones, hard-living country music star, dies at 81
    George Jones, whose anguished vocals on the 1980 single “He Stopped Loving Her Today” lifted it to the top of polls of the greatest country music songs of all time, died Friday. He was 81. Jones died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center...
  • Stagecoach 2013: A diverse country with Hank Williams Jr., Becky Stark

    Stagecoach 2013: A diverse country with Hank Williams Jr., Becky Stark
    "I don't think I've ever seen so many hats in an audience before," said Norah Jones to a crowd taking in her performance Friday night at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio. The sight of tens of thousands of cowboy hats may have given the...