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Kelly Clarkson feels “unworthy” of her Radio Disney Music ICON Award

Vincent PetersAs the first American Idol winner and a chart-topping, Grammy-winning superstar to boot, Kelly Clarkson is an icon to millions of music fans.  But over the weekend, as she received the ICON Award at the Radio Disney Music Awards, she said she didn’t feel like she deserved it. “I mean, honestly when they told…read more »

Black Excellence Televised: BET Awards feature Jamie Foxx, Anita Baker tribute and the return of Meek Mill

Meek Mill performs at the BET Awards; Leon Bennett/Getty ImagesThe 2018 BET Awards, hosted by Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx, were broadcast live Sunday night from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The annual show offered a star-studded line-up of performances, appearences and presenters. Some of the night’s highlights included Migos performing “Walk It,” and “Stir Fry”; Nicki Minaj hitting the stage with her songs “Chun-Li”…read more »

“I’m with the Band”: Move over Little Big Town, here comes Little Big Kids

Capitol NashvilleLittle Big Town’s new hit is called “Summer Fever,” but the CMA-winning group’s kids seem to have caught showbiz fever. Little Big Kids is the on-again, off-again band formed by three LBT offspring: Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook’s 8-year-old, Elijah; Kimberly Schlapman’s 10-year-old, Daisy; and Phillip Sweet’s daughter Penelopi, who’s also ten. So is Little Big Kids really a thing? “That is self-proclaimed,” Jimi says,…read more »

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Carrie Underwood’s new album, Cry Pretty, will be available in a pink vinyl edition. It’s set to come out September 14 and will cost you about $25. Dan + Shay play the Today show concert series Monday morning. Watch for them starting at 7 a.m. on NBC. Dying Star, the debut album from Ruston Kelly, is set to…read more »