Music

Lyrics from Young Thug's songs used as evidence in his gang indictment

Here is the latest information on the Grammy-winning rapper's case

Originally Published: 11 MAY 22 17:32 ET By Leah Asmelash, CNN (CNN) -- Grammy-winning rapper Young Thug's lyrics are being cited as evidence in a sweeping 56-count gang indictment, again raising a debate over whether lyrics are protected free speech.…

Victoria ISD receives fourth consecutive "Best Communities for Music Education" award

NAMM Foundation's BCME Award has been a signature program for over 20 years

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria ISD announced its fourth consecutive "Best Communities for Music Education" designation. For the fourth consecutive year, VISD has received a "Best Communities for Music Education" (BCME) designation by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation (NAMM).…

Artist Ryan Sims to perform during 25 News Now Sunrise show

Sims began his solo country career in 2013

VICTORIA, Texas - Country artist Ryan Sims will perform live during 25 News Now's Sunrise show from 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. on Monday, March 21. Sims was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and raised by a single mother alongside…

Celine Dion cancels remaining shows of Courage World Tour

Dion cancels due to ongoing health issues

Originally Published: 16 JAN 22 10:22 ET By Sana Noor Haq, CNN (CNN) -- Celine Dion has announced the cancellation of the remaining 16 shows of her world tour, due to ongoing health issues. The Canadian singer said she was…

Holiday Concert set for Dec. 4 at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

General admission tickets at $10

VICTORIA, Texas - A Holiday Concert is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 4, at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. The Victoria College Choir and Choraliers will join the Victoria Civic Chorus and members of the Cuero High School Choir to put on…

Astroworld Festival 'unraveled in chaos' according to brothers who attended

Eight peopled died and others were injured at the festival

Originally Published: 11 NOV 21 03:53 ET Updated: 11 NOV 21 10:41 ET By Travis Caldwell, Jennifer Henderson and Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Brothers Jonathan and Bryan Espinoza say they witnessed "chaos" at the Astroworld Festival from the moment…

Governor Abbott forms Texas Task Force on Concert Safety

This announcement follows the tragedy at Astroworld Festival in Houston

AUSTIN, Texas - On Wednesday, Nov. 10, Governor Greg Abbott announced the formation of the Texas Task Force on Concert Safety in response to the tragedy at Astroworld Festival in Houston. At least eight people were left dead and hundreds…

WATCH NOW: 'Live on the Red Carpet at the CMA Awards'

Lara Spencer and Jimmie Allen to speak with nominees, presenters and performers

GMA’s Lara Spencer and country star Jimmie Allen speak with CMA nominees, presenters and performers from the red carpet at the Bridgestone Arena on Nashville. KABC’s George Pennacchio takes over the coverage, with more interviews, a preview of the night’s…

Governor Abbott releases statement on Astroworld tragedy

Eight were reported dead and several others injured

AUSTIN, Texas - On Saturday, Nov. 6, Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement following the tragic event that took place at the Astrowold Festival in Houston. Eight people were reported dead and several others injured after a crowd surge. "What…

Nashville's finest songwriters to perform at Driscoll's Singer-Songwriter Showcase

Jim Beavers, Jim Collins and Wynn Varble will provide entertainment

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Three of Nashville's best songwriters will present a fun-filled night of country music this week at Driscoll Children's Hospital's Singer-Songwriter Showcase. On Nov. 4, Driscoll Children's Hospital will hold their 15th annual Singer-Songwriter Showcases at the…

22 Victoria I.S.D. Orchestra students earn chairs in TMEA Region Orchestra

Here are a list of the students, their instrument and school

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. announced 22 middle and high school students across the district who have earned chairs in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-Region 14 Orchestra. “The Region Orchestra Tryouts are a head-to-head individual competition amongst schools…

How to watch the 2021 MTV VMAs

After a socially-distant show filmed from different locations in New York last year, the 2021 MTV VMAs will air Sunday, live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Here's what to expect.

Crossroads Strings seeks new members

Members will perform during the fall/winter season

VICTORIA, Texas - If you play a string instrument, Crossroads Strings is seeking new members to perform during the fall/winter season. “Play a string instrument? Come join us on Monday evenings…