Statler Brothers

Statler Brothers Celebrate 50 Years in the Business -- And Retirement

For Country Music Hall of Fame members the Statler Brothers, 2015 is a year of celebration: It marks five decades since the Virginia-based quartet first released Tom T. Hall's "The Ballad of Billy Christian." Wait. You haven't heard of it?
Dolly Parton to Be Center of NBC Movie Series

Dolly Parton to Be Center of NBC Movie Series

NBC is getting into the Dolly Parton business. NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt announced Friday (Jan. 16) that the network just closed a deal to develop a series of TV movies based on Parton's songs, stories and life.
Jo Dee Messina

Jo Dee Messina on 'He's Messed Up,' Being a Mom & Getting Fit

Jo Dee Messina tells Billboard that from the moment her album Me was released in 2014, she noticed a trend. The majority of her fans were taken with the energetic "He's Messed Up." So, as the singer begins a New Year, she does so with the track as her new single.
Reba McEntire Returns to Hot Country Songs Chart

Reba McEntire Returns to Hot Country Songs Chart

Reba McEntire scores a career-high bow at No. 28 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart with "Going Out Like That," her first single in more than three years and the lead track from her still-untitled new album, due in April.
Chase Bryant

Chase Bryant on Hearing Himself on the Radio: 'You Don't Know Whether to Cry or What to Do'

Country newcomer Chase Bryant has a lot of reasons to be excited these days -- including his new cell phone. Though the RED BOW artist considers himself an old soul in his approach to listening to music, he loves the technological advancements that make his job a little bit easier, including using his phone to record song ideas and lyrics.
Dierks Bentley Announces Sounds of Summer Tour -- By Taking a Polar Plunge

Dierks Bentley Announces Sounds of Summer Tour -- By Taking a Polar Plunge

It might still be winter, but Dierks Bentley already has his mind on summer. The Capitol Nashville superstar is one step ahead of the curve, announcing his upcoming 2015 Sounds of Summer tour on Monday (Jan. 12), which will kick off June 5 in Raleigh, N.C.

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