1. Hootie Feels 'Lucky'

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Darius Rucker's throat hurts, and he is tired after a long day of promoting Hootie & the Blowfish's new album, "Looking for Lucky" (released Aug. 9), but the lead singer is not about to complain. As first single "One…

  2. Hot Product

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hootie & the Blowfish 'Lucky' Hootie Hootie & the Blowfish begins its tenure on Vanguard with this week's release of "Looking for Lucky." First single "One Love" is climbing the Adult Contemporary and Adult Top 40 charts, and frontman Darius Rucker…

  3. Hootie Returns With Debut For Own Label

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT This summer will bring "Looking for Lucky," the first studio album by Hootie & the Blowfish on its own Sneaky Long Records. This summer will bring "Looking for Lucky," the first studio album by Hootie & the Blowfish on its own Sneaky Long Records. The set, due Aug.…

  4. Trick Pony Stumps With Bush

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Trick Pony will be on hand today (Aug. 16) as President George W. Bush makes a campaign stop Traverse City, Mich. The band will perform for supporters of the incumbent Republican candidate immediately Trick Pony will be on hand today (Aug. 16) as President George W. Bush makes a campaign stop…

  5. 2003 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here's are the winners of BMI's annual Country Awards, handed out Nov. 4 in Nashville. "The Baby," songwriter Harley Allen, recorded by Blake Shelton, (Warner Bros. Nashville) published by Coburn Music, Inc. "Beautiful Mess," Sonny…

  6. On a Mission

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST First time out, Trick Pony served up radio-friendly excitement with just the right amount of beer-soaked edge, and the exuberant trio takes that concept up a big notch with its sophomore WB release. First time out, Trick Pony served up radio-friendly excitement with just the right amount of…

  7. 2002 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the winning songs from the 2002 BMI Country Awards, held Nov. 5 at BMI's Nashville offices. Listed below the song title is the songwriter, publisher, artist, and record label. AIN'T NOTHING 'BOUT YOU Tom Shapiro Sony/ATV Tree Wenonga…

  8. Trick Pony 'On A Mission' To Prove Versatility

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted for Billboard.com With its eponymous debut, Trick Pony burst from the chute as one of country music's most successful new acts while establishing a reputation as one of the industry's premier party bands. With its sophomore effort, "On a Mission," the Warner Bros…

  9. Trick Pony Is The Real Deal

    June 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT At recent country music industry gatherings, there have been more than a few discussions about the new breed of country artist needed to break the format out of its current slump. Among the suggestion At recent country music industry gatherings, there have been more than a few discussions…