- Singer Mel Tillis recovering from heart surgery Updated: Mar-10-14 3:32 pm
- Decision delayed in loud music killing sentencing Updated: Mar-10-14 2:53 pm
- Music Review: 'Divergent' soundtrack is uneven Updated: Mar-10-14 2:49 pm
- France's Sarkozy: Secret recordings cloud future Updated: Mar-10-14 2:31 pm
- Police: Miley fan sneaked into Omaha dressing room Updated: Mar-10-14 2:10 pm
- Celeb birthdays for the week of March 16-22 Updated: Mar-10-14 1:19 pm
- Bob Wills Day at Okla. Capitol set for March 19 Updated: Mar-10-14 12:56 pm
- Review: Wayne, others score on Young Money album Updated: Mar-10-14 12:19 pm
- Aretha Franklin says Obama knows 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' Updated: Mar-10-14 12:05 pm
- Woman credits longevity to good food, music Updated: Mar-10-14 11:55 am
- Tony Bennett to headline Burlington jazz festival Updated: Mar-10-14 11:47 am
- Edward Snowden to speak at SXSW conference Updated: Mar-10-14 10:58 am
- Review: Don Williams continues solid second act Updated: Mar-10-14 10:52 am
- Review: Sara Evans' new album is worth the wait Updated: Mar-10-14 10:43 am
- Miranda Lambert 'ready to rock' as she preps album Updated: Mar-10-14 9:01 am
- Texas student missing from band trip found in Ind. Updated: Mar-09-14 3:26 pm
- Rock Hall inductions to be simulcast in Cleveland Updated: Mar-09-14 3:17 pm
- Hip-hop video contest part of violence prevention Updated: Mar-09-14 3:11 pm
- Revolutionary opera director Gerard Mortier dies Updated: Mar-09-14 11:44 am
- Lady Gaga to give keynote at South by Southwest Updated: Mar-09-14 1:20 am
- WikiLeaks' Assange talks NSA, hints at more leaks Updated: Mar-08-14 4:46 pm
- At 50, landmark libel case relevant in digital age Updated: Mar-08-14 1:46 pm
- Mistrial for rap promoter in NYC murder case Updated: Mar-08-14 12:10 am
- Mexico stops heavy metal concert, draws fire Updated: Mar-07-14 6:02 pm
- Snowden, Assange top bill at Texas tech gathering Updated: Mar-07-14 4:50 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country Music Hall of Fame singer Mel Tillis is recovering in Nashville after heart surgery over the weekend.
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - A Florida man convicted of attempted murder in a confrontation over loud music will have to wait until at least Friday to see if a judge sentences him or waits until after the 47-year-old software developer's retrial on first-degree murder.
Various Artists, "Divergent: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack," (Interscope Records)
PARIS - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and his pop-star-supermodel wife have always thrived under the public gaze. But recent scrutiny has given even this French glamour couple reason to squirm.
OMAHA, Nebraska - Police say an 18-year-old Miley Cyrus fan sneaked into her dressing room a day before her Omaha concert and left a note pleading her to meet him.
March 16: Comedian Jerry Lewis is 88. Movie director Bernardo Bertolucci is 73. Game-show host Chuck Woolery is 73. Singer-songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker is 72. Actor Victor Garber ("Alias") is 65. Actor Erik Estrada is 65. Actress Kate Nelligan is 63. Country singer Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel is 63. Guitarist-singer Nancy Wilson of Heart is 60. Actress Isabelle Huppert is 59. Actor Clifton Powell ("Ray," ''Norbit") is 58. Rapper Flavor Flav of Public Enemy is 55. Actor Jerome Flynn ("Game of Thrones") is 51. Folk singer Patty Griffin is 50. Singer Tracy Bonham is 47. Actress Lauren Graham is 47. Actor Judah Friedlander ("30 Rock") is 45. Singer Blu Cantrell is 38.
OKLAHOMA CITY - The halls of the Oklahoma State Capitol will be filling with the sound of music next week in honor of Bob Wills.
Young Money, "Rise of an Empire" (Cash Money/Republic Records)
NEW YORK - Aretha Franklin has much R-E-S-P-E-C-T for President Barack Obama - regardless of his spelling skills.
MASON CITY, Iowa - As her 100th birthday approaches, Lucretia Green credits good eating habits, including plenty of carrots, for her longevity, but others think her approach to life plays an even bigger part.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Organizers say Tony Bennett will be coming to Vermont in May to headline a jazz festival.
AUSTIN, Texas - NSA leaker Edward Snowden is getting ready to speak at this year's South By Southwest Interactive Festival.
Don Williams, "Reflections" (Sugar Hill)
Sara Evans, "Slow Me Down" (RCA Nashville)
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The good news? Miranda Lambert has completed her much anticipated, though somewhat overdue, fifth album. The bad news? You have to wait until June 3 for "Platinum," a full two years and eight months since her last LP.
INDIANAPOLIS - A 15-year-old Texas boy who disappeared from the Butler University campus in Indianapolis during a school-sponsored band trip has been reunited with his mother after a passerby spotted him walking along a highway about 20 miles away, police said.
CLEVELAND - This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place in New York while being simulcast on screens at the museum in Cleveland.
BOSTON - A hip-hop video contest will be held for Boston high school students during the city's participation in National Youth Violence Prevention Week.
BRUSSELS - Gerard Mortier, a Belgian opera director whose nonconformist style often grated the tradition-bound elite and who became a fiercely avant-garde impresario, has died. He was 70.
AUSTIN, Texas - Lady Gaga is scheduled to give the keynote address at the South by Southwest music festival and conference in Austin, Texas.
AUSTIN, Texas - Speaking over Skype from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said his living situation is a bit like prison - with a more lenient visitor policy.
WASHINGTON - Singer Courtney Love hadn't been born and tweeting was reserved for birds when The New York Times won a landmark libel case at the Supreme Court in 1964.
NEW YORK - A judge has declared a mistrial in the murder case of a hip-hop promoter already serving a life sentence for smuggling cocaine.
MEXICO CITY - A Mexican state's decision to cancel a two-day heavy metal concert with top bands like Kiss, Twisted Sister and Guns 'N Roses is drawing fire from fans and organizers, who say they suspect that political motives, corruption or discrimination are behind the move.
AUSTIN, Texas - Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the minds of the tech industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it's a good idea to head to Austin, Texas, rather than Silicon Valley this time of the year.