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Race Flap Isn't Hurting Sales for Morgan Wallen

Singer's new album tops the charts even after stations pulled him, and an older one is climbing

(Newser) - Three weeks into Morgan Wallen's run atop the album charts, the country singer was caught on video using a racial slur . In response, radio stations and streaming playlists dropped his music. His recording company suspended him, and the Academy of Country Music said Wallen is not welcome at this...

Morgan Wallen to His Fans: Don't Try to Defend Me

Country star issued video apology for use of slur

(Newser) - In a video apology posted on Instagram on Wednesday night, country star Morgan Wallen asked fans not to downplay the racist language he was caught using on camera and said that he accepted the punishments he faced. In the five-minute video, Wallen said he had let so many people down,...

Morgan Wallen’s Sales Skyrocket After Racial Slur

While the industry sanctions singer, fans download his music

(Newser) - After Morgan Wallen was caught on video using a racial slur, the country music star's professional world seemed to come crashing down. Radio stations quit playing his music , his recording contract was suspended, and the Academy of Country Music announced he won't be part of this year's...

One More Blow for Morgan Wallen After Slur

He'll miss out on the 2021 ACM Awards

(Newser) - Days ago, country star Morgan Wallen was on course for some big wins at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. Now, after being caught on camera using a racial slur , he's not even eligible. The academy said Wednesday that Wallen—whose album Dangerous has been the Billboard...

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