1. Michael J. Fox Rocks 'Johnny B. Goode,' 'Back To The Future'-Style: Watch

    November 14, 2011 1:10 PM EST Michael J. Fox, who starred as Marty McFly in the "Back to The Future" series in the '80s, can still rock a high school dance... or a star-studded charity benefit. In a performance that channeled 1958 via 1985, the actor flashed his guitar skills on Chuck Berry's "…

  2. CMA Awards 2011: 9 Things You Didn't See on TV

    November 10, 2011 11:45 AM EST Kenny & Grace's Fateful First Meeting... Blake Tweeks 'Voice' Pals... Lady A on the Road... Taylor's Obsession So, you watched every second of the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards last night on ABC. Still, there was a lot that you didn't see that went…

  3. CMA Awards: Taylor Swift Reclaims Top Prize

    November 09, 2011 11:45 PM EST Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry Shine on Country's Biggest Night It was a mix of old favorites and new blood at the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards, as many acts on the show claimed their first trophies. The first award of the night was proof of this, as…

  4. CMAs Preview & Predictions: Entertainer of the Year

    November 09, 2011 4:40 PM EST It's a man's world, especially for the entertainer of the year category at tonight's CMAs. It's a near-carbon copy of the male vocalist nominees, save for a Taylor Swift-Kenny Chesney swap. To get you ready for the big show (Tonight on ABC at 8/7c) The 615 is offering our…

  5. 615 Spotlight: Lucy Angel Has Fame in Reach

    November 09, 2011 2:00 PM EST The world of country music has taken a very angelic tone this year with the emergence of mother-daughter trio Lucy Angel. Comprised of mother Kate, and daughters Lindsay and Emily Anderton, the trio have made quite an impact on the format, and 2012 looks to be even brighter. 615 SPOTLIGHT is…

  6. Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift Factor Large in People's Choice Noms

    November 09, 2011 12:10 PM EST While that other country music awards show -- the CMAs, is it? -- might be taking the lions' share of the attention of Music City today, the genre was well represented yesterday (Nov. 8) in the announcement of nominees of the 38th Annual People's Choice Awards. Lady Antebellum found…

  7. CMAs Preview & Predictions: Female Vocalist

    November 09, 2011 10:45 AM EST Five very familiar faces are vying for female vocalist of the year honors at the CMAs. In fact, they're pretty much the only ladies who ever win. To get you ready for the big show (Wednesday night at 8/7c) The 615 is offering our pick, not that it was easy. Female Vocalist of the Year…

  8. CMAs Preview & Predictions: Male Vocalist

    November 08, 2011 1:15 PM EST The male vocalist category at the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards is stacked with titans of (the music) industry, but only one guy can win it. To get you ready for the big show (Wednesday night at 8/7c) The 615 is offering our pick, and it probably won't come as a surprise.…

  9. 20 Memorable CMA Awards Moments

    November 08, 2011 12:45 PM EST When Shelton And Paisley Win (2010) Two marquee acts reached career pinnacles - Blake Shelton won the Male Vocalist of the Year prize, while Brad Paisley - the artist whom Shelton unseated- won the Entertainer of the Year trophy. Alan Jackson Sings About "You" (2001) Alan Jackson…

  10. Joe Nichols: 'It's All Good' Is More Than an Album Title

    November 08, 2011 10:40 AM EST Joe Nichols has seen rougher days in his past. He's gone through a well-publicized battle with alcoholism, and has witnessed several changes at his record company (Universal South, now Show Dog-Universal Music) over the years. However, that's all in the past, and the title of…

  11. Josh Gracin Talks 'Redemption,' Working With Ruben Studdard Again

    November 07, 2011 6:30 PM EST This week, Josh Gracin will release "Redemption" -- his debut album for Average Joe's Entertainment. In part of the media tour for the disc, he says that he is glad for the fans to be able to hear the new music. "I worked on this one for a little while," he tells…

  12. Alan Jackson & Kix Brooks Enter Music City Walk of Fame

    November 07, 2011 3:30 PM EST As Nashville got ready to watch their Tennessee Titans take to the field against the Bengals on Sunday, many in downtown gathered for the 2011 unveiling festivities of the Music City Walk of Fame. Seven Nashville-related personalities were chosen for the honor -- including two with deep ties…

  13. Bass Player Chuck Rainey Suffers Stroke

    November 07, 2011 11:40 AM EST Prolific Artist Has Worked With Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin & Jackson Browne Chuck Rainey , a prolific bassist whose mile-long list of credits over the span of 43-plus years includes Aretha Franklin, Quincy Jones and Steely Dan, suffered a stroke over the weekend, his wife said in a…

  14. Friday Flashback: Patsy Cline's 'Crazy' at 50

    November 04, 2011 9:40 PM EDT If you believe Nashville legend, Patsy Cline wasn't too overly thrilled upon hearing the demo recording of a song that would become one of her biggest chart hits. That could have had more to do with the unusual phrasing of the writer -- a new Nashville talent from Texas named Willie…

  15. Public Enemy's Chuck D Files $100M Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group

    November 04, 2011 8:55 PM EDT Universal Music Group is now facing a fresh lawsuit that alleges the underpaying of royalties on digital downloads. Today, Chuck D of Public Enemy stepped up to bring his own class action against the major record label. The lawsuit was filed in San Francisco federal court and alleges that UMG…

  16. Paul & Linda McCartney Shown Love in Nashville With 'Let Us In' Album, Concert

    November 04, 2011 11:35 AM EDT 'Let Us In' Benefit Concert on Nov. 7 Kicks Off CMA Week, Will Feature McCartney Songs Sir Paul McCartney. Nashville. Those two terms might be not necessarily linked at the hip. However, on Monday, those two musical giants will come together for a great cause. On Nov. 7, at Music…

  17. David Nail Is On a Roll: Cardinals Win & a Big New Album Coming

    November 03, 2011 1:45 PM EDT MCA recording artist David Nail has a lot to be happy about these days. First of all, his beloved St. Louis Cardinals shocked the baseball world by winning the World Series -- the Missouri native was there for the euphoric moment, earlier performing "God Bless America" during the…

  18. Brad Paisley Branches Out With a Book

    November 03, 2011 10:05 AM EDT Having written the bulk of his hit records since breaking into the limelight with 1999's "Who Needs Pictures," Brad Paisley is no stranger to success as a writer. However, this week he crosses into another level of the craft, releasing his very first book, "Diary Of A…

  19. Liz Anderson, Trailblazing Country Songwriter, Dies at 81

    November 02, 2011 10:50 AM EDT Famed songwriter and singer Liz Anderson died Monday evening of complications from heart and lung disease after a brief hospitalization, her family announced. The singer, who is the mother of Lynn Anderson and a key player in the success of Merle Haggard and others, was admitted to St. Thomas…

  20. Album Review: Toby Keith, 'Clancy's Tavern'

    November 02, 2011 8:30 AM EDT TOBY KEITH "Clancy's Tavern" Producer: Toby Keith Showdog Universal Release Date: Oct. 25 It may seem hard to believe, but Toby Keith has been doing what he does-and doing it well-for 18 years now. On his latest album, "Clancy's Tavern," he hasn't made any…

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