Lyle Lovett performs at the Apollo Theatre during a fundraiser for the Jazz at Lincoln Center's education program on June 6, 2005 in New York City. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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Ben Hayslip was named Songwriter of the Year and his song "Honey Bee,"written with Rhett Atkins shared the prize for Country Song of the Year in Nashville.
Burt Bacharach and Hal David received the Gershwin Prize in Washington Wednesday in recognition of their decades-long songwriting collaboration.
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U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are to preside over a White House concert honoring songwriters Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
Dierks Bentley, Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson and Lyle Lovett performed at the White House Monday as President Barack Obama celebrated country music.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011.
Texas singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett says his Large Band brings new dimensions to the songs from his latest album, "Natural Forces."
A cafe on the campus of the University of Texas, Austin, where singers like Lyle Lovett got their start, is in danger of closing, grass-root supporters say.
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