Music News: James Taylor encourages donations for hurricane relief in North Carolina

James Taylor

Appealing to fans, James Taylor works to feed those affected by Hurricane Florence. Elsewhere, Mumford and Sons release a new video for their song, 'Guiding Light,' featuring the faces and voices of their fans; a soundtrack for 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' is coming out on vinyl; a suspect is arrested in connection with the vandalism of a David Bowie statue; Panic! At the Disco cover Outkast; a complex conspiracy has been alleged over Kurt Cobain's guitar; and a robot dog gets down to 'Uptown Funk.'

Americana Music Association 2018 Honors and Awards Nominees announced

Margo Price at the 2017 Americana Honors and Awards

In a ceremony streamed live from Nashville, Tenn., the nominees for the 2018 Americana Music Association's Honors and Awards were announced. Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, I'm With Her, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, and Anderson East were among the nominees across six categories. See a complete list of the nominees and watch Bill DeVille's video summary.

What you could take away from 'David Bowie Is'

David Bowie Is exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum

When the exhibit was first conceived, in tandem with Bowie's own collection, its success was far from guaranteed. In the five years since, it's outlived its subject and changed as much as he once did. 'David Bowie Is' will run through July 15, 2018, at the Brooklyn Museum in New York.