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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lady Antebellum enters 'Golden' days

     Lady Antebellum enters 'Golden' days
    The edgeless pop-country trio Lady Antebellum is responsible for some of the smoothest, most elegantly rendered singles of the last five years: "I Run to You," "Just a Kiss" and especially "Need You Now," the 2010 smash that reached No. 2 on the Hot 100...
  • With an app, Wham City finds its mainstream breakthrough

    With an app, Wham City finds its mainstream breakthrough
    At last month's Academy of Country Music Awards, Brad Paisley performed his single, “Beat This Summer,” alongside John Mayer. The audience held up cell phones — the modern version of the lighter at concerts — that displayed bright,...
  • John Fogerty takes a new tack with his classic songs

    John Fogerty takes a new tack with his classic songs
    When John Fogerty's wife, Julie, suggested over dinner one night that he revisit his catalog of Creedence Clearwater Revival songs with artists he admires today, he wasn't about to let the music take a back seat to technology. "I realize nowadays with...
  • Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley are among top CMA Award nominees

     
    Country Music Assn. Awards nominations: Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean and Blake Shelton lead the CMA Award nominations with five apiece. The CMA Awards will be handed out Nov. 9 in Nashville....
  • Marie Osmond back in action after allergies turn into bronchitis

     
    Marie Osmond has bronchitis, diagnosed after she was rushed to the hospital after a show Wednesday. Marie Osmond and brother Donny Osmond cancelled two shows last weekend because of Marie's allergies, but she didn't miss a night this time around....
  • CMA Awards: Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Band Perry win top honors

     
    Nashville’s Country Music Assn. has a well-deserved reputation for déjà vu, having doled out the same awards to the same performers year after year across much of its nearly half century history. But this year the CMA apparently decided it’s...