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Nashville mayor: Oracle to bring 8500 jobs, $1.2B investment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Oracle Corporation plans to bring 8,500 jobs and a $1.2 billion investment to fast-growing Nashville over the coming decade, a...

Bill Owens, uncle and musical mentor to Dolly Parton, dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country songwriter Bill Owens, who was a mentor and early songwriting partner to his niece Dolly Parton and helped start...

Record rains cause flash flooding in Tennessee; 4 dead

Torrential rains across Tennessee flooded homes and at least one church and left roads impassable, prompting dozens of people to be rescued in the...

Carrie Underwood’s faith shines through on church hymns

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Don't get her wrong, Carrie Underwood loves to sing about getting revenge on the cheating ex and belting out ballads...

NHL ref’s career over after hot-mic call on Preds penalty

Tim Peel's career as an NHL referee is over after his voice was picked up by a TV microphone saying he wanted to call...

FBI: Nashville bomber driven by conspiracies, paranoia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who blew himself up inside his recreational vehicle in a Christmas Day bombing in Nashville was grappling with paranoia...

No. 6 Alabama adds another SEC title, edges LSU at tourney

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Skip calling Alabama simply a football school anymore. The Crimson Tide have courted a new moniker they think fits so...

Beth Moore, famed Bible teacher quits Southern Baptists

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — For nearly three decades, Beth Moore has been the very model of a modern Southern Baptist. ...

Push to oust judge over absentee vote ruling sparks outcry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Republican-dominated Tennessee House is sparking fears of an unprecedented breach of judicial independence by moving forward with a proposal...

Tennessee panel deemed vaccinating inmates a ‘PR nightmare’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee advisory panel tasked with deciding in what order residents should receive the COVID-19 vaccine acknowledged that prison inmates...

‘Vaccine, vaccine’: Dolly sings ‘Jolene’ rewrite before shot

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dolly Parton has written hundreds of songs over her decades-long career and it turns out her tune “Jolene" is the...

Nashville music club owners recall night the music died

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When frantic messages started trickling in that a tornado had hit a beloved music venue in Nashville, Mike Grimes told...

CMA Fest canceled for 2nd year in a row due to COVID-19

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Country music festival CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee, will be canceled for a second year in a row because of...

Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rita Fentress was worried she might get lost as she traveled down the unfamiliar forested, one-lane road in rural Tennessee...

Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton lead ACM Awards nominations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton are the leading nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards, but only Stapleton joined...

New this week: Billie Eilish, Billie Holiday and Superman

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. ...

Dolly Parton asks Tennessee not to put her statue at Capitol

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dolly Parton is asking Tennessee lawmakers to withdraw a bill that would erect a statue of her on the Capitol...

ACM Awards show returns to Nashville venues in April

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Academy of Country Music Awards is coming back to Nashville for a second time to hold its awards show...

Morgan Wallen tells fans not to defend his racist language

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Morgan Wallen asked fans not to downplay the racist language he was caught saying on camera and said...

New museum traces history of Black music across genres

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new museum two decades in the making is telling the interconnected story of Black musical genres through the...

“Midnight Train to Georgia’ songwriter Jim Weatherly dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hall of Fame songwriter Jim Weatherly, who wrote “Midnight Train to Georgia" and other hits for Gladys Knight, Glen Campbell...

Singer Morgan Wallen suspended from label after racial slur

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Morgan Wallen has been suspended indefinitely from his label and seen his music pulled by radio stations and...

Some Black Southern Baptists feel shut out by white leaders

As a student in college and seminary, then as a pastor in Texas, Dwight McKissic has been affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention for...

The Latest: Wizards-Bucks game postponed

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ...

The Latest: ACC postpones two women’s basketball games

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ...

Carolina-Nashville 1st NHL postponement since season started

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NHL has postponed its first game since the league’s season began, calling off Tuesday night’s game between Carolina and...

Tennessee governor faces criticism for approach to virus

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As their state faced one of its toughest months of the pandemic, Tennesseans watched Gov. Bill Lee’s rare primetime address...

Lawmaker wants Dolly Parton statue at Tennessee Capitol

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A statue of country music icon Dolly Parton could be added to the Capitol grounds in Nashville, Tennessee, if one...

The Latest: Scores test positive in China’s Hebei province

BEIJING — Chinese health authorities say scores more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Hebei province bordering on the capital Beijing. ...

Amazon pledges $2B for affordable housing in 3 US cities

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has announced $2 billion in loans and grants to secure affordable housing in three U.S. cities where it has major...

The Latest: Ossoff-Perdue Senate race is too early to call

The Latest on the Senate runoffs in Georgia (all times local): ...

Nashville assessing building damage from Christmas bombing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials are continuing to assess building damage caused by the Christmas Day bombing as law enforcement officials on Thursday allowed...

Nashville bombing spotlights vulnerable voice, data networks

The Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville led to phone and data service outages and disruptions over hundreds of miles in the southern U.S.,...

Police on report man was making bombs: ‘Hindsight is 20/20’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a year before Anthony Warner detonated a Christmas Day bomb in downtown Nashville, officers visited his home after...

After a year like this, expect a strange New Year’s Eve

NEW YORK (AP) — If ever a year's end seemed like cause for celebration, 2020 might be it. ...

Petula Clark shocked that ‘Downtown’ played before bombing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Petula Clark expressed shock and disbelief that her 1964 hit “Downtown” was aired just minutes before a bomb detonated...

Christmas bombing marks another dark day for Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Sandy and Geff Lee finally saw a photo of the building that was home to their Nashville boutique on...

Nashville bomber left hints of trouble, but motive elusive

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In the days before he detonated a bomb in downtown Nashville on Christmas, Anthony Quinn Warner changed his life in...

Bomber to neighbor: The world is ‘never going to forget me’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It seemed like a friendly chat between neighbors. Only after a bomb exploded in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning could...

The Latest: Driver charged after truck stopped in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville: ...

US officials: Suspect in Nashville explosion died in blast

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man believed to be responsible for the Christmas Day bombing that tore through downtown Nashville blew himself up in...

Music City Bowl between Iowa and Missouri canceled

The Music City Bowl between Missouri and Iowa was canceled Sunday because COVID-19 issues left the Tigers unable to play. ...

FBI at home of possible person of interest in Nashville bomb

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal agents converged Saturday on the home of a possible person of interest in the explosion that rocked downtown Nashville...

Downtown Nashville explosion knocks communications offline

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A recreational vehicle parked in the deserted streets of downtown Nashville exploded early Christmas morning, causing widespread communications outages that...

K.T. Oslin, country singer of ‘80’s Ladies,’ dies at 78

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Country singer K.T. Oslin, who hit it big with the 1987 hit “80′s Ladies” and won three Grammy awards, has...

Biotech firm plans move to Nashville with new 150 jobs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Silicon Valley biotech company is planning to invest $10 million and create 150 new jobs over five year by...

The Latest: Tenn. governor enacts new virus restrictions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has announced new social gathering restrictions while still refusing to implement a mask mandate despite pleas from...

The Highwomen, John Prine earn Americana awards

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The Highwomen won three awards, including album, song and duo/group of the year, at the Americana Honors and Awards. The...

AP sources: Vandy negotiating to hire Clark Lea as coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt is negotiating a deal with Notre Dame defensive coordinator Clark Lea to make the former Commodores player its new...

Charley Pride overcame racial barriers as country music star

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Charley Pride wasn’t country music’s first Black artist, but he reached heights that had not been available to early Black...

Charley Pride, a country music Black superstar, dies at 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Charley Pride, one of country music’s first Black superstar whose rich baritone on such hits as “Kiss an Angel Good...

Kevin Bacon brings music back to venues for charity concert

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Musician and actor Kevin Bacon is bringing live music back to venues that have been shuttered this year with an...

National Museum of African American Music to open next month

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new museum in Tennessee that focuses on African American music will open next month in Nashville. ...

The Latest: China orders mass coronavirus testing in Chengdu

BEIJING — Authorities have ordered mass coronavirus testing and locked down some locations in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu following the detection of...

The Latest: Pats’ Newton hits rushing TDs milestone for QBs

The Latest on Week 13 in the NFL (all times EST): ...

Execution rescheduled for only woman on federal death row

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government now plans to execute the first female inmate in almost six decades just days before President-elect Joe Biden,...

Heading home for the holiday? Get a virus test, colleges say

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As college students prepare to go home for the holidays, some schools are quickly ramping up COVID-19 testing to...

Doug Supernaw, ’90s country singer of ‘Reno,’ dead at 60

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Doug Supernaw, who had hits in the early ’90s with “I Don’t Call Him Daddy,” and “Reno,” has...

Positive COVID-19 test sidelines FGL’s Tyler Hubbard at CMAs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard is the second artist so far that will miss a scheduled performance at the CMA...

The Latest: Home teams now 65-65-1 in this pandemic season

The Latest on Week 9 in the NFL (all times EST): ...

Country singer Lee Brice to miss CMA Awards due to COVID-19

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Lee Brice tested positive for COVID-19 and will not perform as scheduled at the CMA Awards on Wednesday....

COVID-19: ‘The Bitter End’ for nation’s live music venues?

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The venerable New Orleans funk band Galactic purchased the historic music club Tipitina’s in late November 2018 and, according to...

Minority US contact tracers build trust in diverse cities

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When a contact tracer called the Iraqi woman to say her 18-year-old daughter tested positive for the coronavirus and could...

Dove Awards name for KING & COUNTRY top artist

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brother duo for KING & Country earned their first artist of the year award at the Gospel Music Association’s Dove...

Country artist Cam confronts hard truths on ‘The Otherside’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The five-year journey between albums for country singer Cam was an evolution in coming to grips with hard truths about...

Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Outlaw country singer songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who wrote songs like “Honky Tonk Heroes,” “I Been to Georgia on a...

Fox News anchors quarantine after virus exposure on flight

NEW YORK (AP) — Several Fox News Channel on-air personalities were exposed last week to someone on a private plane who later tested positive...

The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ...

Viewership for 2nd Trump-Biden debate drops to 63 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden drew 10 million fewer viewers than...

Trump, Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and race

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus during the campaign's closing...

The Latest: Trump says he will vote in person

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): ...

Final Trump-Biden debate marked by clashes but less chaos

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After a raucous first debate led organizers to introduce a mute button, the second and final meeting between President Donald...

Trump, Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and race

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus during the campaign's closing...

Carrie Underwood named top artist at CMT Music Awards

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Carrie Underwood already had the most CMT Music Awards of any artist, but she'll need to make more room on...

In Tennessee, final debate puts surging virus in spotlight

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden arrive in Nashville Thursday for their final debate before the Nov....

Seahawks keep top spot in AP Pro32; Steelers, Titans move up

NEW YORK (AP) — As the NFC's only 5-0 team, the Seattle Seahawks had a quiet week on a bye. ...

The Latest: Trump plans to debate Biden despite rule changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): ...

AP source: No talk of individual punishment for Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL and the NFL Players Association found instances when the Tennessee Titans failed to wear masks at all times...

White House: Tennessee mask mandate ‘must be implemented’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The White House quietly told Tennessee early this week that “a statewide mask mandate must be implemented" to curb its...

AP source: No positive tests for Titans; game on with Bills

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have no positive tests, and they will host the Buffalo Bills as rescheduled for Tuesday night, a...

GM had personal stake in protecting Titans from COVID-19

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee general manager Jon Robinson has a very personal stake in keeping the Titans safe during the coronavirus pandemic. He...

The Latest: 2nd presidential debate is officially canceled

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): ...

The Latest: California governor tests negative for virus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom has tested negative for the coronavirus. ...

AP source: Bills-Titans, Broncos-Patriots rescheduled by NFL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Bills-Titans game has been moved from Sunday to Tuesday night as long as Tennessee has no more positive tests...

NFL looking at “several” protocol incidents with Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL's investigation into how Tennessee turned into the league's first COVID-19 outbreak found “several specific incidents" of the Titans...

Vrabel says Titans hope NFL allows them to return Wednesday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Vrabel says the Tennessee Titans stand by how they've followed the NFL's protocols for the coronavirus pandemic and...

NFL reschedules Steelers-Titans, Ravens’ bye now Week 7

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans now know when they are rescheduled to play the Pittsburgh Steelers after the first NFL game postponed...

Titans back to waiting after NFL postpones game vs. Steelers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans find themselves back in a waiting mode, hoping the NFL allows them back inside their headquarters by...

NASCAR at long last adds schedule variety with 2021 changes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — After two decades of the same left turns at the same tracks over and over again, NASCAR finally upended its...

Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Mac Davis, who launched his career crafting the Elvis hits “A Little Less Conversation” and “In the Ghetto,”...

The Latest: UN chief cites pandemic’s ‘unprecedent toll’

UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations chief says the COVID-19 pandemic has taken “an unprecedent toll” especially on the economies of many developing countries...

US parents delaying preschool and kindergarten amid pandemic

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Claire Reagan was feeling overwhelmed as her oldest child's first day of kindergarten approached and with a baby on the...

Trump-appointed judges under an election-year political lens

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Eli Richardson, a Trump administration appointee who bucked the president's conservative base by blocking a Tennessee law...

Fox News apologizes for using debunked coronavirus story

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel apologized on Monday “for any confusion” in reporting a now-debunked story about the mayor of Nashville, Tennessee,...

Gostkowski kicks 49-yarder as Titans beat Jaguars 33-30

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know good teams win ugly games, and being 2-0 for the first time in 12 years has...

Texas man sentenced to prison for stalking Taylor Swift

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced an Austin, Texas, man to 30 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to stalking...

Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett tie for top prize at ACMs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In surprise twist that fit an unexpected year of firsts, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett tied for entertainer of the...

Brad Paisley, wife fight hunger with 1 million meal pledge

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After opening a free grocery store earlier this year, country music star Brad Paisley and his wife are expanding their...

ACM Awards brings live performances back to TV amid pandemic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — At the Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday, there won’t be fake fans, canned applause or pre-taped acceptance speeches....

Taylor Swift returns to ACM Awards for “Folklore” premiere

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country-turned-pop star Taylor Swift is coming back to her roots with a performance at this year’s Academy of Country Music...

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