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Glen Campbell’s Children Fight Over Wife’s Control Over His Care

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Glen Campbell’s two oldest children want someone besides his wife to make medical and financial decisions for him. Debby Campbell-Cloyd and Travis Campbell are asking a judge to appoint conservators and a guardian to protect Campbell’s interests. They say in a petition filed in Nashville in January that Campbell’s wife, Kim, is keeping their father secluded from the rest of the family and won’t let them help with his care. The petition was filed under seal but a copy was sent to The Associated Press.Kim Campbell’s attorney refused to comment because of the seal. Glen Campbell is in the late stages of Alzheimer’s disease and lives at a long-term care facility.

Kris Kristofferson & Lady Antebellum to Peform Skyville Live Concert!!!

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On Tuesday, April 7th, Skyville Live will present a legendary night of music featuring live performances from music icon and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Kris Kristofferson, seven time Grammy-winning trio Lady Antebellum and award-winning acclaimed singer/songwriter Jason Isbell. The show will be streamed exclusively online via SkyvilleLive.com at 8:00p ET/7:00p CT.

In addition to performing some of their biggest hits, artists will also honor Kristofferson by performing some of the most memorable songs in the living legend’s remarkable career. As always, the evening promises to hold plenty of spectacular moments on stage with the collaboration of these incredibly talented artists.

Few artists in any genre of music have penned such timeless and classic hits as Kris Kristofferson. His songwriting talents have set the bar high with hits such as “Me and Bobby McGee,” “For the Good Times,” “Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down,” “Help Me Make It Through the Night,” and many others. He has paved the way for contemporary artists to follow, making him one of the most loved and respected artists of his generation. Kristofferson’s 28th album, Feeling Mortal was released in 2013, and he was recently honored with a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award and the PEN Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award.

“We’re quick to embrace opportunities like Skyville Live,” said Lady A’s Dave Haywood. “Helping kickstart a new and unique event, especially alongside an idol like Kristofferson, is a really great way for us to reach our fans across the world. Hopefully it’ll give us a chance to make a few new ones too!”

Skyville Live is a series of monthly music events featuring collaborations from great artists from all generations and all music genres. Never before has a live, network-quality program featuring major national and international artists been broadcast exclusively to the internet. Each episode filmed in front of a live studio audience from the Skyville Live headquarters located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. For more information and to sign up to watch the show visit SkyvilleLive.com. Follow Skyville Live on Twitter @SkyvilleLive

Recorded with full HD video, shows are live-streamed exclusively to online viewers around the world, capturing the magic and intimacy of the performances in a unique and interactive way, while still providing a high-quality experience on any device viewers are using.

During the inaugural episode of Skyville Live in January, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Gladys Knight , country superstar Martina McBride and Grammy-winning R&B singer Estelle came together for a magical night of unforgettable collaboration. Their stellar performances brought the packed house to their feet for numerous standing ovations, leaving everyone in awe when all was said and done. More shows and exciting artists for the online series are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

Brad Paisley and Hunter Hayes Recognized at YouTube Music Awards

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It was announced earlier this week that Brad Paisley, Florida Georgia Line, and Hunter Hayes were among the 2015 YouTube Music Awards winners along with 48 others from all genres of music.  Others being recognized included Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Meghan Trainor, Sam Smith, Taylor Swift and more.

The winners were chosen based on the biggest growth in views, subscribers and engagement over the last six months. In the official announcement, YouTube stated that this year’s award recipients are “artists with the biggest growth in views, subscribers and engagement over the last six months. Artists you watched over 47 billion times collectively. 50 innovative acts that continue to make YouTube the place where artists and fans connect.” View the full list of YouTube Award winners at https://www.youtube.com/youtubemusicawards.

Keith Urban to Perform at Kansas Kids Night Out 2015

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City is gearing up for Kids Night Out, an event to raise much-needed funds for club programs.

Kids Night Out has a very special guest this year, country musics very own Keith Urban!

The fundraiser includes a pre-party, dinner, silent & live auctions and, of course, Keith. Proceeds from Kids Night Out will benefit the youth development programs offered by the Boys & Girls Clubs right here in the Greater Kansas City area.

Kids Night Out 2015 with Keith Urban is March 28 at the Overland Park Convention Center. A 5 p.m. cocktail reception begins at 5 p.m., followed by a dinner at 6:30 p.m. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. Reserve your table or spot soon. Click here for sponsor and ticket information.

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