News

CMA plans George Jones tribute

CMA plans George Jones tribute

TRIBUTE TO A LEGEND: George Jones will be remembered at the 2013 CMA Awards. He died in April at 81. Photo: Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — George Jones may be gone, but he certainly won’t be forgotten at this year’s Country Music Association Awards.

The CMA says two of its most-nominated singers — George Strait and Alan Jackson — will team up in a tribute to the late country legend.

Jones died earlier this year at age 81. Now that Strait is performing, all five of the entertainer-of-the-year nominees will be singing during the Nov. 6 ceremony in Nashville. The others are Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton.

Recent Headlines

in National, World

1 American released from North Korea

fowle

The State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released.

in Local

UMass Student Charged in Racist Graffiti Case

news-polic

A UMass student from North Andover has been arrested and ordered to stay away from campus

in Local

Deceased UMass Student Identified

umass

UMass has identified the woman found dead in the McNamara dormitory

in Local

Gov. Patrick In Amherst and Springfield

governor patrick GHPC

Governor Patrick will discuss economic developments with visits to Amherst and Springfield Tuesday

in National

Ebola is low on our list of concerns

ebolaprotest

A new poll shows Ebola ranks well behind the economy, jobs, and other issues among America's top problems.