Azealia Banks, 2014.

Azealia Banks Announces Select North American Tour Dates

Azealia Banks has announced a short list of tour dates to support her recent album 'Broke With Expensive Taste,' kicking off with the Coachella Festival in Indio, Calif., on April 10.
Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Eric Church Debut New Music at UMG Nashville's Country Radio Seminar Showcase

Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Eric Church Debut New Music at UMG Nashville's Country Radio Seminar Showcase

UMG Nashville's sixth annual CRS showcase featured over a dozen performers from the label group's four core labels (Mercury, MCA, Capitol and EMI), spanning talents brand-new (Canaan Smith, Josh Turner, Mickey Guyton), hipster-cool (Kacey Musgraves, Brothers Osborne, Chris Stapleton), on the rise (David Nail, Easton Corbin), time-tested (Darius Rucker, Little Big Town, Billy Currington, Kip Moore), arena-level (Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church) and even one living legend (Vince Gill).
Bobby Emmons performs 2009

Bobby Emmons, Country Studio Musician & Songwriter, Dead at 72

County musician and songwriter Bobby Emmons, who wrote hits for Waylon Jennings and George Strait and played on more than 100 chart hits as a session musician, has died. Emmons passed away Monday in a Nashville hospital. He was 72.
Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt Talks the 'Power of Country Radio' Before Nashville's New Faces Show

Friday night's New Faces Show at the Country Radio Seminar in Nashville will feature five very talented and diverse performers who have made their mark on the format in the past year. When you look at the radio-voted lineup, it's hard to disagree with Sam Hunt's placement on the list. His debut album, Montevallo, has been a consistent seller since its release in October, and the set's first two singles, "Leave the Night On" and "Take Your Time," have both topped the Hot Country Songs chart.
Frankie Ballad

Frankie Ballard on Radio Support & Hearing His Music on the Air for the First Time

This week marks the annual Country Radio Seminar in Nashville. As usual, the yearly event closes with the prestigious New Faces Show, in which the participants are chosen by the program and music directors at country radio. Each day this week, we will feature a different performer from the show.