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Topic - Keith Urban
Soundgarden will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its landmark album "Superunknown" at South By Southwest.
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iTunes is putting its stamp on South by Southwest, piggybacking on the annual event with its own music festival.
Want to clean up the Academy of Country Music Awards nominations? This year the best way was to put together a killer guest list and go for the Vocal Event of the Year award.
There's an easy way to give pop music's most performance-hardened stars a case of the butterflies: Ask them to perform in front of The Beatles.
Show Bits brings you Sunday's 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. ollow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item.
The Grammy Awards celebrated outcasts and outsiders, lionizing a couple of French robots, white rappers and a country gal espousing gay rights, and a Goth teenager who's clearly uncomfortable with the current themes in pop music.
Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams didn't only get lucky - they won in every category they were nominated in at the Grammy Awards, including the coveted album of the year and record of the year for the funk-electronic anthem "Get Lucky."
The future of the country duo The Civil Wars is in doubt, but not the group's popularity.
Gary Clark Jr. says his roots are in rhythm and blues, but he's nominated for a Grammy in that category as well as for best rock song.
Every time country crooner Keith Urban couldn't see a Grammy performance from his front row seat, he stood up and took a gander.
In a story Jan. 16 about free things to do in Nashville, The Associated Press reported erroneously details about concerts at the Bridgestone Arena during the CMA Festival in June. There are concerts on the plaza outside the arena, which are free and do not require tickets.
Keith Urban was wrapping up a recent interview about "American Idol" when Harry Connick Jr. breezed into a backstage room, ready for his turn.
The producers of "American Idol" said Monday that the show's new season will include changes to freshen it, including expanded song choices for contestants.
Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and Robin Thicke are among the featured entertainers at this year's Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
But he knew he had a strong song, and "that sort of inherently comes along with a project like that," he said with a chuckle. "Any time when you have Keith and Taylor and myself doing a song together, you'd sort of be a dummy... to think that it wouldn't get some sort of nomination."
When McGraw invited Swift and Urban to join him on "Highway Don't Care," he said he wasn't thinking about nomination day.