• CORRECTS WINNING CATEGORY TO GROUP/DUO - Tyler Hubbard, left, and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line pose award for group/duo in the press room at the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards at the Forum on Sunday, May 1, 2016 in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP)

    Country stars plan to continue playing in North Carolina

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Ringo Starr and other artists plan to skip North Carolina performances as part of a musicians’ boycott over a new law that limits protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, but several stars at Sunday’s American Country Countdown Awards said they plan to stand by their fans.