On Monday, Reba McEntire released the video for her song "Pray For Peace." Now Billboard has an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of the clip, which also features Kelly Clarkson, Ronnie Dunn and Caroline Kole.
Ending the longest gap between stands at No. 1 for a title on Top Country Albums, Blake Shelton's Based on a True Story… surges 12-1 to spend a sixth cumulative week at the summit. It hadn't ranked at No. 1 since the June 22, 2013, chart.
Buddy Melton, the lead singer for rising bluegrass band Balsam Range feels lucky to get to perform -- and not for the standard reasons. In 2012, he was involved in a 2012 farming accident that resulted in several procedures to repair his sinus cavity.
Country star Jake Owen recently visited Billboard's New York studio and the singer sat down to play a stripped-down version of “Beachin,”his fifth No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart from his album "Days Of Gold."
Plenty of the musical performances on last night's round of talk shows were worth another look -- beginning with a Jamaican artist making his U.S. television premiere. "The entire island of Jamaica is swelling with pride right now," Jimmy Fallon shouted as Chronixx took the stage to perform "Here Comes Trouble."
Some say that Bobby Bare doesn't get excited much – a reflection on his easy-going nature. However, the Country Music Hall of Fame member told Billboard that he is definitely looking forward to next month's Johnny Cash Music Festival in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Fans of Jason Aldean will want to hit iTunes or tune into their favorite radio station today. The country superstar released “Burnin’ It Down” -- the lead single from his sixth studio disc, due out before the end of the year.
Jason Aldean’s “Burn It Down” tour gives the singer a chance to do things in a big way – and he took full advantage of that on Saturday night at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. With a bill that saw a possible trio of nominees for the upcoming CMA Entertainer of the Year prize, Aldean clearly adheres to the rule that you’re only as good as those around you. If that’s the case, Aldean is pretty damn good these days.