| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:18 AM
Chicago has a new country music radio station.
Owner iHeartMedia flipped the switch at noon Monday, launching Big 95.5, Chicago's Hit Country. The station had aired Spanish music since 2009, and previously was the longtime home of smooth jazz.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:10 PM
Emily Brooke, a 15-year-old from Wellington, was the climactic act on Wednesday night's premiere of "American Idol," and the judges were wowed.
"Of everyone we've seen tonight, she might have the most potential. I think there's a lot of raw talent...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 6:46 PM
Def Leppard, who had two of the Top 25 albums of the 1980s and is among the 50 best-selling music acts of all time, has been announced as the second headliner for this year’s Allentown Fair.
Styx, which had four albums that sold nearly 12...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:37 PM
Music fans who have gotten the feeling that the Lehigh Valley area’s music scene has exploded with top national and international acts now have proof.
Industry publication Pollstar has released its 2014 Year End Top North American Tours, and in...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:33 PM
"'American Idol' is the only show to produce bona fide superstars," judge Harry Connick Jr. said during the show’s two-night premiere, which kicked off its latest season this week.
That earnest proclamation comes often. In fact, each season there's...
| Jan 21, 2015
Former Boynton Beach artist Simone Sondergard's rich, vibrant paintings explode off the canvas with intense color.
From her abstract and somewhat figurative shapes bleeding color to a torrent of color gushing to a river of bright, harmonious vibrancy,...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 8:45 PM
Partial list of winners of the 57th annual Grammy Awards, presented Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles:
— Album of the year: "Morning Phase," Beck.
— Song of the year: "Stay With Me," Sam Smith.
— Record of the year: "Stay...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The U.S. capital marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery where Vice President Joe Biden said the 23 million U.S. veterans were the backbone of the nation.
The commemoration at Arlington, where more than 40,000...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Miranda Lambert won the first award of the night, single of the year, for her song "Automatic" at the 48th Country Music Assn. Awards. Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally followed with a win for song of the year for "Follow Your Arrow."...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:08 AM
For the first time in three years, it looks like Musikfest, Bethlehem’s massive 10-day downtown festival, won’t announce its first act for the coming year before Christmas.
But with the booking for Musikfest no doubt under way, we’re...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Carrie Underwood has revealed something at the Country Music Assn. Awards that fans have been wondering since she announced her pregnancy: She's having a boy!
Underwood let the information slip onstage while she and fellow country crooner Brad Paisley...