Kenny Chesney's rare, small-venue performance Wednesday night at the Highline Ballroom in New York marked his first SiriusXM subscriber-only concert, as part of his release-week promotion tour for his new album, "Life On A Rock."
The late country icon George Jones is remembered on the Billboard charts this week, following his his death on April 26. As Nielsen SoundScan's sales tracking week ended on April 28, Billboard's new sales charts reflect only three days since Jones' passing. (SoundScan provides data to Billboard for its music chart rankings.)
Radio executives who attended the Country Radio Seminar in March came away excited about the musical offerings of many of Nashville's newcomers – with MCA's Drake White being one act who attracted quite a bit of interest.
April 30, 2013 4:38 PM EDT
We've gone back and taken a look at the ten biggest country No. 1s from Willie Nelson -- ranked by overall chart performance and based on chart longevity -- and it's interesting to note that six of them were duets -- a Willie tradition.
Today, the Randy Rogers Band releases their new album, "Trouble," for MCA Nashville. The group's namesake says the album is one that represents a different sound for the Texas-based band. Rogers credits that excitement to working with one of Nashville's hottest producers.
Over the weekend following the passing of George Jones, the singer's voice could be heard all around classic country circles. Nowhere was the loss of Jones more evident than a stage where he had been a member since 1969: the Grand Ole Opry.