• In this April 19, 2015 file photo, Charles Kelley, from left, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood, of Lady Antebellum, arrive at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Arlington, Texas. The group will host the 10th annual ACM Honors show, which will be televised for the first time on Aug. 30, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. It will honor Glen Campbell, Tanya Tucker, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Little Big Town. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP, File)

    Lady Antebellum to host televised ACM Honors show

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning country group Lady Antebellum will host the 10th annual ACM Honors show, which will be televised for the first time.

  • Titans agree to terms with 8th pick overall Jack Conklin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a deal with offensive tackle Jack Conklin, the eighth overall pick in the draft.

  • Children’s minister among 32 arrested in trafficking sting

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a children’s minister is among 32 people facing charges after a prostitution and human-trafficking sting in Knoxville.

  • Memphis signs Coppin State graduate transfer Christian Kesse

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis has signed guard Christian Kessee as a graduate transfer from Coppin State.

  • In this Feb. 7, 2016 file photo, Beyonce performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game in Santa Clara, Calif. Dierks Bentley, Karen Fairchild and more country artists are welcoming Beyonce’s excursion into country music with song “Daddy Lessons” from her new album “Lemonade.” The acoustic guitar-driven song mixes New Orleans horns and country lyrics that many in Nashville say is a bona fide country tune. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

    Country artists welcome Beyonce to the format

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Beyonce dropped a country tune inside her new visual album “Lemonade,” it was the biggest crossover news in country music since Justin Timberlake brought down the house at the Country Music Association Awards last year alongside Chris Stapleton.

  • ACLU seeks federal intervention on Tennessee restroom rule

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is asking the federal government to intervene over a school district’s policy prohibiting transgender students from using restrooms corresponding to their gender identity.

  • In this March 29, 2016 file photo, Jason Derulo, left, and Luke Bryan perform during a taping of CMT Crossroads in Franklin, Tenn. During an interview prior to shooting the episode, Derulo, the “Talk Dirty” singer, said he is really interested in making a country music record. (Photo by Donn Jones/Invision/AP, File)

    R&B singer Jason Derulo says he ‘loves’ country music

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pop singer Jason Derulo has a lot to learn from country star Luke Bryan if he hopes to blend into the music scene in Nashville. The two teamed up for an episode of “CMT Crossroads” that combined each singer’s musical swagger and rump-shaking hits like Derulo’s “Want to Want Me” and Bryan’s “Strip It Down.”

  • Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center, shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Monday, May 16, 2016. The Thunder won 108-102. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Thunder discover late-game swagger during postseason

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The team that struggled to protect a fourth-quarter lead all season long suddenly has figured out how to stage late comebacks in the postseason — against the toughest teams and in the most hostile environments, no less.

  • Park euthanizes bear believed responsible for Smokies attack

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have euthanized a black bear that they believe bit a sleeping Appalachian Trail hiker last week.

  • This Sept. 12, 2012 file photo shows Guy Clark at the 11th annual Americana Honors & Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Clark, died Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at his home in Nashville. He was 74 and had been in poor health, although his manager, Keith Case, did not give an official cause of death.  (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)

    Guy Clark, Grammy-winning musician, dead at 74

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Texas singer-songwriter Guy Clark, who helped mentor a generation of songwriters and wrote hits like “L.A. Freeway” and “Desperados Waiting for a Train,” has died. He was 74.