Although the African American presence has been part of country music from the very beginning, many black artists, songwriters, musicians and producers have established themselves solidly in the modern country music community, too
Embedded from www.youtube.com. When Kane Brown sat down with Shy Carter, Ryan Hurd and Jordan Schmidt to write “Worldwide Beautiful” a year or so ago, he probably had no idea that what would come out of that songwriting session would be such an honest and powerful and poignant way to change the way we all... Read more »
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In an Instagram post that quickly went viral, Rachel Berry shared her story about how much she loves country music. And as it turns out, country music loves her right back. Berry poured her heart out on Tuesday (June 2) even though she didn’t know if anyone would take the time to read her story.... Read more »
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino coronavirus closure has ended. Cards are being dealt, dice are rolling and slot machines flashed and jingled for the first customers who started gambling again early Thursday in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada.“The past few months have presented our city with an unprecedented challenge," said Derek Stevens, owner of two downtown Las Vegas casinos that were shuttered along with all gambling establishments in March.
PRAIA DA LUZ, Portugal (AP) — German police said Thursday they presume a British girl who went missing in southern Portugal 13 years ago is dead, but Madeleine McCann's parents still nurture hope their daughter will be found alive.McCann was 3 at the time of her disappearance from an apartment while her family vacationed in the seaside town of Praia da Luz, in Portugal’s Algarve region, in 2007.Police in Germany reported Wednesday they had identified a suspect, a 43-year-old German citizen currently imprisoned in his home country for a sexual crime.
By Ryan SharpOklahoma's number of positive COVID-19 cases now stands at 6,907, according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The Health Department also reported three additional coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday -- one of which occurred in the past 24 hours and the others occurring between May 22 and June 2: Two in Tulsa County, one female in the 36-49 age group and one female in the 65 and older age group.One in Oklahoma County, a male in the 65 and older age group.OSDH has also released a list of COVID-19 testing sites in Oklahoma.
By Jacob UnruhStaff firstname.lastname@example.orgZach Reks’ first reaction was to pick up his iPhone, find the video app and hit record.After a few minutes of recording his message of gratitude, Reks found the contact information for David Price in his phone.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights icon John Lewis said Thursday that the video of George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minnesota “made me cry.”“I kept saying to myself: How many more?