NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country icon Loretta Lynn doesn’t mince words when it comes to CMT’s decision to honor all-female artists, including Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and more, at its annual Artists of the Year show, where Lynn will be recognized as an artist of a lifetime.
NEW YORK — Stevie Nicks, who’s already in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac, has been nominated for inclusion as a solo artist next year, along with other first-time nominees Def Leppard, Todd Rundgren, Devo, John Prine and Roxy Music.
At the end of 2016, country music duo Maddie & Tae sat down to talk about goals for the upcoming year. They decided to call 2017 “the year of uncomfortability,” challenging themselves to get out of their safe zone as they worked on their sophomore album.
CHICAGO — Eleanor Friedberger grew up in west suburban Oak Park, Ill., and now lives in upstate New York, but the heart of her latest album, “Rebound” (Frenchkiss), was shaped in Greece, her ancestral homeland.
Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja clutched the microphone and looked at the crowd for a moment before gazing into the camera. Wearing a white LA Galaxy jersey almost as big as she is, the 7-year-old, labeled as “tiny but mighty” by the MLS team’s public address announcer, was ready to perform the national anthem on Sunday in front of more than 25,000 fans at StubHub Center in Los Angeles.