1. Lonestar at Full Strength as Acoustic Tour Revs Up

    February 11, 2014 6:00 PM EST 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. "It'…

  2. Country Singer Marvin Rainwater Dies at 88

    September 22, 2013 8:30 PM EDT Marvin Rainwater, a popular country recording artist of the 1950s, died on Sept. 17 after a brief illness. He was 88. Born July 2, 1925 in Wichita, Kansas, Rainwater grew up during the Great Depression. He was enamored by music – but it wasn't country that captivated him initially. He…

  3. Country Countdown: Kenny Chesney Keeps Crown, Gloriana Debuts Big

    August 09, 2012 9:05 AM EDT Meanwhile, Jana Kramer Scores First Top 10 Single With 'Why Ya Wanna' Kenny Chesney 's "Come Over" dominates Country Songs for a second week, his first to hold for more than one week since "Somewhere with You" spent three weeks at the summit in January…

  4. Lonestar Reunites With Singer Richie McDonald

    October 26, 2011 5:00 PM EDT One of country music's most successful acts of the 1990s and their lead singer are having a reunion of sorts in 2012. Richie McDonald and Lonestar will be taking to the stage together again for several dates for the first time since 2007. Richie said that despite his leaving the group,…

  5. 50 Cent, Bette Midler Team For Queens Garden

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Cent and actress/singer Bette Midler made for an unlikely team yesterday at the grand opening of the Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Community Garden at Baisley Park in Queens, N.Y., according to MTV News 50 Cent and actress/singer Bette Midler made for an unlikely team yesterday at the…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two statuettes. Yet the evening belongs to career achievement honoree Janet Jackson. The singer, whose new Virgi 2004 - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two…

  7. Lonestar Unveils New Singer, Holiday Album

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lonestar, which has scored 18 top 10 singles on Billboard's Hot Country Songs, including nine No. 1s, has a new lead singer and a new album coming. Lonestar, which has scored 18 top 10 singles on Billboard's Hot Country Songs, including nine No. 1s, has a new lead singer and a new…

  8. Lonestar Nabs New Singer, Plots Next Album

    July 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lonestar is plotting a fall announcement, probably in November, of its new singer, as well as a fresh musical course for its next album. Lonestar is plotting a fall announcement, probably in November, of its new singer, as well as a fresh musical course for its next album. "We found one…

  9. Lonestar Singer To Exit; Band Splits With BNA

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lonestar lead singer Richie McDonald will leave the band at the end of 2007 to pursue a solo career. Additionally, Lonestar has parted ways with BNA Records, its label home since 1995. Lonestar lead singer Richie McDonald will leave the band at the end of 2007 to pursue a solo career.…

  10. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two statuettes. Yet the evening belongs to career achievement honoree Janet Jackson. The singer, whose new Virgi 2004 - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two…

  11. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Three male members of pop band S Club 7 cautioned by police for possession of a small amount of cannabis apologize to fans for being "very stupid." In a joint statement, Bradley McIntosh 2004 - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music…

  12. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards, picking up two statuettes. Yet the evening belongs to career achievement honoree Janet Jackson. The singer, whose ne 2004 - OutKast is the big winner at the 18th annual Soul Train Music Awards,…

  13. This Day in Music

    March 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each take home a pair of trophies from the 16th annual Soul Train Music Awards. 2002 - Newcomer Alicia Keys and veteran act the Isley Brothers each take home a pair of trophies from the 16th annual Soul Train…

  14. Billboard Bits: Train, Fuel, Earl Scruggs, Travis Tritt

    August 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Train, Fuel, Earl Scruggs, Travis Tritt Train and Fuel will take a break from their current tours to perform as part of the Sam Adams/VH1 World Class Summer Jam Saturday (Aug. 25) at the Fleet Pavilion in Boston. Tickets to the event are only available through radio station giveaways…

  15. Hot Product

    June 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Lil' Mo, Basement Jaxx, Tricky, Lonestar, Jagged Edge, and more. 'True' Enough "I guess I could re-title the album 'It's About Damn Time'," laughs Lil' Mo, who this week will finally release her EastWest/Elektra debut, …