As Billboard continues to shine the spotlight on the five artists selected by country radio for tomorrow night's New Faces Show at CRS, Thomas Rhett took time to reflect upon the groundwork he laid at stations late in 2011.
Named one of The 615's ten country artists to watch this year, Minnesota native GB Leighton has quite a fan following already, but he's hoping 2014 offers him the opportunity to spread him music worldwide.
In the past few years, Trisha Yearwood’s career has expanded from Grammy winning country chanteuse to best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning host of the Food Network show “Trisha’s Southern Kitchen.” But when a fan recently posed the question online, “Are you done with music?” Yearwood decided to show people she wasn’t.
"Pretty Little Liars" star Lucy Hale has set a release date for "Road Between," her debut album featuring her recent single "You Sound Good To Me." The full-length will hit retailers on June 3 through DMG Nashville/Bigger Picture Group.
Columbia Nashville singer Tyler Farr said that being selected as one of the five top new artists of 2013 by his peers at radio is something he doesn't take lightly. On Friday, he'll perform at the New Faces Show at the Country Radio Seminar.
Since he made his chart debut in 2010 with "Raymond," Brett Eldredge has been a regular at the Country Radio Seminar. That – and a Warner Brothers recording contract aside, wasn't enough to gain him entry into one of the hottest tickets in town during CRS week – the New Faces Show.
Though she's a few years removed from high school, take one look at Stoney Creek recording artist Lindsay Ell, and you might automatically assume that with her infectious personality and stunning looks, she would have been homecoming queen material. Alas, Ell tells Billboard there's another side to her.
A rapper named Buck 22 enlisted Larry King to appear in a mind-boggling update of Billy Ray Cyrus' early-'90s classic "Achy Breaky Heart." Titled "Achy Breaky 2," the video takes place on a space ship inhabited by a race of naked, twerking female aliens who pick up Buck and Cyrus for a joy ride.
In 2008, Richie McDonald – longtime lead singer of the group Lonestar parted ways with the group to concentrate on a solo career. Though the band pressed on with Cody Collins taking over the main vocals, McDonald's return in 2011 gave the band a well-needed shot in the arm