Super Bowl 2023 entertainment lineup: Halftime, pregame, national anthem, deaf performers, how to watch
Super Bowl LVII is upon us, as the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Glendale, Ariz., on Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. How to watch Super Bowl LVII pregame, halftime entertainmentYou can watch it all on Fox, which is broadcasting the gameWho is singing the Super Bowl national anthem? Chris Stapleton, an eight-time Grammy-winning country singerWho will perform the Super Bowl national anthem in American Sign Language? Troy Kotsur, Academy award-winning actorWho is performing the Super Bowl halftime show? at the Super Bowl?wftv.com
Chris Stapleton, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Babyface to perform at Super Bowl LVII pre-show
We now know who will be filling our ears with music before Super Bowl LVII kicks off in 19 days. The NFL announced on Tuesday that multi-talented recording artists Babyface, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Chris Stapleton will all play a part in the NFL pre-show. Here's what they'll be performing:Babyface, who is a legendary R&B artist, songwriter, and producer, will perform "America the Beautiful." Chris Stapleton, a highly-acclaimed country singer who has won eight Grammy Awards and 10 Country Music Association Awards, as well as the 2023 Merle Haggard Spirit Award (given by the Academy of Country Music), will perform the national anthem. Miles will also be providing the ASL translation of the Super Bowl Halftime Show, which will be Rihanna's grand and long-awaited return to live performing.wftv.com
Super Bowl 57: Chris Stapleton, Babyface to perform
More entertainers are being added to the bill for Super Bowl 57. He will be joined by Oscar winner Troy Kotsur who will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” in American sign language. R&B singer Babyface will be at State Farm Stadium to sing “America the Beautiful” with Colin Denny signing. As for halftime, Rihanna will be in the spotlight of the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show, the NFL announced earlier. The Super Bowl will be played on Feb. 12.wftv.com
Chris Stapleton, Babyface to sing at Super Bowl pregame
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Country music star Chris Stapleton will hit next month's Super Bowl stage to sing the national anthem, while R&B legend Babyface will perform “America the Beautiful." The performances will take place Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, before the championship matchup and halftime show featuring Rihanna. Actor-singer Sheryl Lee Ralph, who won an Emmy last year, will also perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” She stars in the hit comedy series “Abbott Elementary," which stars Quinta Brunson. The U.S. Navy will conduct a flyover the State Farm Stadium to commemorate 50 years of women flying in the service. Stapleton, an eight-time Grammy winner, is considered one of the country's most respected and beloved musicians.wftv.com
Luke Combs tops CMA Awards; Loretta Lynn, Lewis honored
Rock pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis, who like Lynn died last month, was honored with a fiery tribute by Elle King and the Black Keys. Brothers Osborne won vocal duo of the year and Old Dominion won the trophy for vocal group. Chris Stapleton won male vocalist of the year, his sixth win in the category. “All the guys in this category deserve this award,” Stapleton said. Emerging country superstar Lainey Wilson was the leading nominee with six nods, taking home trophies for new artist and female vocalist.wftv.com
CMA Awards: Luke Bryan, Peyton Manning team up as hosts, Carrie Underwood to perform and what else to know
The CMA Awards are Wednesday night, with Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning hosting, and some great performers, including Kelly Clarkson. Here's everything you need to know about the CMAs.foxnews.com
Lainey Wilson leads CMA Awards nominations in her 1st year
Other leading nominees include Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce, Chris Stapleton and writer-producer Shane McAnally, who all have nominations in five categories. The CMA Awards, hosted by Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning, will air on Wednesday, Nov. 9 on ABC. McBryde and Pearce also are in the running for female vocalist of the year, alongside Lambert, Underwood and Wilson. Lambert has extended her historic run as the most nominated female artist in CMA history, with now 61 nominations. She earned her 16th straight nomination for female vocalist, also a record.wftv.com
New this week: Harry Styles, 'Angelyne' and 'The Valet'
This week’s new entertainment releases include Harry Styles' third solo album, a reboot of “Chip ’n Dale: Rescue Rangers” that has attracted some top “Saturday Night Live” alums, and Emmy Rossum stars in a series about media personality Angelyne.
Grammys live | Jazmine Sullivan wins best R&B album
64th Annual Grammy Awards - Show Jazmine Sullivan accepts the award for best R&B album for "Heaux Tales" at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas. The duo’s song “Leave the Door Open” and Jazmine Sullivan’s “Pick Up Your Feelings” tied to win best R&B performance, and “Leave the Door Open” won best R&B song. The group won Grammys for best rock performance, best rock song and best rock album. Mitchell won best historical album on Sunday afternoon for “Joni Mitchell Archives – Vol. The song won best performance by a country duo or group Sunday afternoon.wftv.com
Grammys live | Olivia Rodrigo wins best new artist
64th Annual Grammy Awards - Arrivals Olivia Rodrigo arrives at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas. Olivia Rodrigo was named best new artist at the Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night. The group won Grammys for best rock performance, best rock song and best rock album. The win for best music film Sunday came a week after “Summer of Soul’s” Oscar moment was upended by Will Smith’s slapping of Chris Rock. The song won best performance by a country duo or group Sunday afternoon.wftv.com
Grammys live| Chris Stapleton wins best country album award
64th Annual Grammy Awards - Show Chris Stapleton accepts the best country solo performance for "You Should Probably Leave"at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas. The group won Grammys for best rock performance, best rock song and best rock album. Mitchell won best historical album on Sunday afternoon for “Joni Mitchell Archives – Vol. The song won best performance by a country duo or group Sunday afternoon. The Brothers Osborne win came moments after Chris Stapleton won the Grammy for best country solo performance for a record third time.wftv.com
Jon Batiste tops Grammys; Silk Sonic soars, Rodrigo crowned
Jon Batiste won album of the year honors for “We Are” at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, giving him five trophies on a night that saw the ’70s funk of Silk Sonic take record of the year and song of the year and newcomer Olivia Rodrigo take three awards.
2022 Academy of Country Music Awards: See the complete winners list
57th ACM Awards - Show Miranda Lambert appears onscreen accepting the award for entertainer of the year remotely at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards on Monday, March 7, 2022, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) (John Locher)LAS VEGAS — Country music’s biggest stars shone brightly during the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards, presented Monday night at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. A few of the night’s biggest surprises included Miranda Lambert walked away with the entertainer of the year and Pearce taking female artist of the year, Variety reported. See the complete list of categories and nominees below, with winners noted in bold and italics. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison) (Eric Jamison/AP)©2022 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Morgan Wallen wins album of the year at ACM Awards
57th ACM Awards - Show Morgan Wallen accepts the award for album of the year for "Dangerous: The Double Album" at the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards on Monday, March 7, 2022, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) (John Locher)Morgan Wallen won album of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Monday night for "Dangerous: The Double Album," a year after he was removed from the ACMs ballot after he was caught on camera using a racial slur. Wallen made no direct reference to the issue and his absence from recent awards shows as accepted the trophy at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, but may have hinted at it. “To my son, this award will signify that his daddy was a fighter,” Wallen said, finishing his speech by enthusiastically thanking the fans in attendance. Parton and Ballerini performed a duet from the companion album, available on Amazon Music, while Ballerini performs the role of the title character in the audiobook on Amazon's Audible.com.wftv.com
Chris Young leads Academy of Country Music nominations
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (AP) — Country star Chris Young combined his skills as an artist and a producer to earn seven nominations at the Academy of Country Music Awards, including album of the year and single of the year. Chris Stapleton, a five-time nominee, is up for entertainer of the year, alongside Lambert, Eric Church, Luke Combs and Carrie Underwood. Wallen earned nominations for album of the year for "Dangerous: The Double Album," which was the most popular album across all genres last year. He also earned nominations for male artist of the year and song of the year. Co-hosts Allen and Barrett also earned nominations for male and female artist of the year, respectively.wftv.com
Everything when saw when Chris Stapleton and Sheryl Crow came to Orlando’s Amway Center
Everything when saw when Chris Stapleton and Sheryl Crow came to Orlando’s Amway CenterThis Florida mansion on a private island is the most expensive home on ZillowEveryone we saw (not getting peed on) at Welcome to Rockville 2021All the party people we saw at Electric Daisy Carnival Orlando 2021Everything we saw at Orlando Beer Festival 2021This ‘Avatar’-themed home in Florida comes with a massive waterfallphotos.orlandoweekly.com
CMA Awards: Chris Stapleton big winner at 55th annual ceremony
CMA winner: Mike Henderson, left, and Chris Stapleton accept the song of the year award for "Starting Over." (Mark Humphrey/Associated Press )NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It was a big night for Chris Stapleton at the 55th annual Country Music Association Awards ceremony Wednesday night. Congrats to ALL of tonight's nominees and winners!👏🏆 pic.twitter.com/v6eV0boSk1 — CMA Country Music (@CountryMusic) November 11, 2021Female Vocalist of the YearWINNER: Carly PearceGabby BarrettMiranda LambertAshley McBrydeMaren MorrisAnd the #CMAaward for Female Vocalist of the Year goes to @CarlyPearce!! Congratulations!🏆 pic.twitter.com/GonLK0hCLW — CMA Country Music (@CountryMusic) November 11, 2021Male Vocalist of the YearWINNER: Chris StapletonDierks BentleyEric ChurchLuke CombsThomas RhettThe CMA Award for Male Vocalist of the Year goes to...@ChrisStapleton! 🤩 pic.twitter.com/R10CHt4uR0 — CMA Country Music (@CountryMusic) November 11, 2021Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 15 CMA Awards Eric Church performs during the 55th annual CMA Awards show in Nashville, Tennessee.wftv.com
Chris Stapleton takes 5 at CMA Awards, including best album
Stapleton won song of the year and single of the year for “Starting Over” and took album of the year for his record of the same name. Allen was openly tearful as he became the second Black performer to win new artist of the year. “I want to thank my father who’s no longer with us for introducing me to country music,” Allen said. In winning album of the year, Stapleton beat nominees including Morgan Wallen, who was caught earlier this year yelling a racial slur. The CMA Board of Directors disqualified Wallen from individual awards, but he could still win for his work.wftv.com
Chris Stapleton wins song of the year to open CMA Awards
“I have hosted other awards shows,” Bryan told his “Idol” co-hosts, pretending to be surprised after they sneaked up on him. They'll be going toe-to-toe all night with nominations in the same five categories, including entertainer of the year, male vocalist of the year, and album of the year. Either she or Lambert would be the first woman to win the award since Taylor Swift in 2011. Kane Brown and Chris Young will sing their duet "Famous Friends," which is nominated in three categories. Other performers include the Brothers Osborne, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, and Mickey Guyton with Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards.wftv.com
Stapleton, Church to take stage, vie for top awards at CMAs
Music CMA Awards FILE - Chris Stapleton performs at the 2018 Medallion Ceremony at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. Stapleton is one of the top nominees and will also perform at the CMA Awards, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File) (Al Wagner)NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (AP) — Chris Stapleton and Eric Church are the top nominees, Luke Combs could be in for a big night, and all three will take the stage to perform Wednesday at the CMA Awards. The 55th annual CMA Awards, telecast on ABC and hosted by Luke Bryan, will represent a return to normal for the show. Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert, the most nominated female artist in CMAs history, are also both up for entertainer of the year. Other performers include the Brothers Osborne, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, and Mickey Guyton with Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards.wftv.com
Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Luke Combs to play CMA stage
Music-CMA Awards Carrie Underwood performs at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn., on May 5, 2021, left, and Jason Aldean performs at the 54th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 7, 2019. Underwood and Aldean will perform together at the CMA Awards on Nov. 10. (AP Photo) (Uncredited)NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (AP) — The CMA Awards will be a night of all-star collaborations between Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean, Kane Brown and Chris Young, and Mickey Guyton with Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards. Underwood and Aldean will perform their current hit “If I Didn’t Love You,” while Brown and Young will sing “Famous Friends." The CMA Awards will air on ABC from Nashville, Tennessee.wftv.com
Chris Stapleton, Eric Church share top CMA nominations
CMA Awards - Entertainer of the Year This combination of photos shows nominees for the CMA Award for entertainer of the year, from left, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood. In nominations announced on Thursday, Stapleton leads with seven nominations including male vocalist, album of the year, single and song of the year, and two additional nominations as a producer both on his album and single. Church, who put out a three-part album in April collectively called “Heart & Soul," earned five nominations. The CMA Awards will air on Nov. 10 on ABC. Despite having a string of multiplatinum country hits, like “What Ifs" and “Heaven," this is the first-ever CMA nominations for Brown.wftv.com
CMT Awards to honor country stars as well as pop, R&B acts
Music CMT Awards Chris Stapleton performs at the 50th annual CMA Awards on Nov. 2, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn., left, and H.E.R. are joining forces onstage at Wednesday's CMT Music Awards show celebrating the year's best country music videos. (AP Photo) (Uncredited)NEW YORK — (AP) — The CMT Music Awards will honor acts in country music but will also share its stage with pop and R&B stars, including Gladys Knight, Pink, John Legend, Halsey, H.E.R. are joining forces onstage at Wednesday's show celebrating the year's best country music videos. The 86-year-old released the album "Color Me Country" in 1970, and the title track — a country cover of The Winstons' R&B hit — became her biggest hit-to-date on the Billboard country music charts, reaching No.wftv.com
Ringo calling! If he wants you to sing, who could say no?
FILE - Ringo Starr attends Ringo's 11th Annual Peace and Love birthday celebration on July 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, FILE)LOS ANGELES – If Ringo Starr calls to ask if you'll sing on a song for him, who could possibly say no? “Here's to the nights we won't remember, with the friends we won't forget,” they all sing. Ringo won't reveal who, but they must have been REALLY busy. “It was a super-incredible connection of peace and love,” Starr said.
New this week: 'Justice League,' 'Country Comfort' & scandal
This combination of photos shows promotional art for the Netflix series Country Comfort, debuting on Friday, left, "Zack Snyders Justice League," premiering March 18, center, and Operation Varsity Blues, a documentary about the college admissions scandal, premiering March 17 on Netflix. (Netflix/HBO Max/Netflix via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Four years after “Justice League” underwhelmed both critics and audiences, filmmaker Zack Snyder has come back to finish what he started. — Loretta Lynn’s new album is a celebration of women in country music and it features collaborations with Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Margo Price. — Katherine McPhee, of TV’s “American Idol” and “Smash,” plays an aspiring country singer, Bailey, who’s suffered career and personal setbacks in the Netflix series “Country Comfort,” debuting Friday.
Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton lead ACM Awards nominations
Morris and Stapleton lead the nominations for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The academy announced on Friday that Morris and Stapleton both had six nominations ahead of the April 18 awards show, which will air on CBS from Nashville, Tennessee. (AP Photo)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton are the leading nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards, but only Stapleton joined the all-male ballot for the top prize of entertainer of the year. The academy announced on Friday that Morris and Stapleton both had six nominations ahead of the April 18 awards show, which will air on CBS from Nashville, Tennessee. AdMiranda Lambert, who is already the most nominated artist in ACM history, stretched her streak with five nominations.
New this week: 'I Am Greta,' Chris Stapleton & CMA Awards
This image released by Hulu shows activist Greta Thunberg, center, in a scene from the documentary "I Am Greta" the story of Thunberg, the teenage Swedish schoolgirl who is leading the global school strike for action on climate change. The film premieres Friday on Hulu. (Hulu via AP)
New this week: 'I Am Greta,' Chris Stapleton & CMA Awards
This image released by Hulu shows activist Greta Thunberg, center, in a scene from the documentary "I Am Greta" the story of Thunberg, the teenage Swedish schoolgirl who is leading the global school strike for action on climate change. (Hulu via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— When Greta Thunberg began protesting outside Swedish Parliament two years ago, it only took days for director Nathan Grossman to start trailing her in her mission to prod government leaders on the climate crisis. “I Am Greta,” which premieres Friday on Hulu, documents the enormous movement fueled by Thunberg’s one-person school strike, and a few very surreal years for the Swedish teenager. — After releasing two chart-topping albums in 2017, superstar country singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton is back with a new collection of songs coming out Friday.
Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart to join Country Hall of Fame
FILE - Hank Williams, Jr. performs in concert at The BB&T Pavilion in Camden, N.J. on Aug. 19, 2017. Williams, along with Dean Dillon and Marty Stuart, will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and songwriter Dean Dillon are the newest inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Announced by the Country Music Association on Wednesday, Williams will join his father, country legend Hank Williams Sr., in the Hall of Fame's rotunda. He also wrote timeless classics like Tennessee Whiskey," which has been covered by David Allan Coe, George Jones and Chris Stapleton.
New this week: Willie Nelson, Nick race special, 'Hamilton'
This cover image released by Legacy Recordings shows "First Rose of Spring," the latest album by WIllie Nelson, available on July 3. The PG-13 film was shot in summer 2016 over two Hamilton performances with the original cast, and it comes complete with an intermission. The legend Willie Nelson will release his 70th studio album, First Rose of Spring, on Friday. AP Music Editor Mesfin FekaduTELEVISIONAlicia Keys hosts Kids, Race and Unity, a Nick News special aimed at helping children understand the crisis facing America. The special debuts 7 p.m. EDT Monday on Nickelodeon, TeenNick, and Nicktoons and online on sites including Nickelodeon YouTube.
CMA Awards 2019 nominations announced
(CNN) - The Country Music Association announced the nominees for "The 53rd Annual CMA Awards" on Wednesday, with Maren Morris topping the list with six. Those nods add to her previous 10 nominations and one win in years past. The following is a list of the nominees:ENTERTAINER OF THE YEARGarth BrooksEric ChurchChris StapletonCarrie UnderwoodKeith UrbanSINGLE OF THE YEAR*Award goes to Artist(s), Producer(s), and Mix Engineer- "Burning Man" -- Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne)Producers: Maren Morris, busbee- "Brand New Man" -- Brooks & Dunn (with Luke Combs)Producer: Dann Huff- "Dive Bar" -- Garth Brooks & Blake SheltonProducer: Garth Brooks- "Old Town Road (Remix)" -- Lil Nas X feat. The-CNN-Wire & 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company.