1. It's a Social Media World, Music Journalists and Publicists Just Live In It

    January 18, 2017 2:17 PM EST President-elect  Donald Trump  is already shaking things up in Washington, D.C., by eschewing more traditional forms of communicating his message, preferring instead to speak directly through Twitter to his 19 million-plus followers. As a result, the political press frequently finds itself in…

  2. Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman Adopts a Baby

    January 12, 2017 3:22 PM EST Little Big Town 's Kimberly Schlapman has adopted a baby girl named Dolly. The 47-year-old country singer posted a picture Thursday (Jan. 12) on Instagram of Dolly Grace, who joined the family after a successful domestic adoption, according to the group's publicist. Schlapman and…

  3. Reba Stick Horses and Eric Church Ottomans: Your Guide to Country's Most Unique Holiday Gifts

    December 19, 2016 12:50 PM EST It’s holiday shopping time again. If you’re looking for something truly, er, memorable for the country music lover in your life, we’ve once again compiled our annual holiday shopping guide of the most unique items we could find, with picks ranging from the unusual to the truly weird that are…

  4. Justin Timberlake 'Feeling' No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart

    May 06, 2016 5:15 PM EDT The superstar returns with a new track & details on his next album. Justin Timberlake ’s new song “Can’t Stop the Feeling” roared to No. 1 on the real-time Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart after its May 6 release. The cut, from the upcoming animated film Trolls , dropped at midnight…

  5. Dustin Lynch on Touring With Luke Bryan and Why He Wishes Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman 'Went Totally Diva'

    March 01, 2016 3:46 PM EST Dustin Lynch is on a roll these days. “Mind Reader,” the seductive third single from his Where It’s At album, is currently at No. 85 on the Hot 100, and he is on tour with Luke Bryan and Little Big Town as part of the Kill The Lights tour. He also just wrapped up his own Hell Of A Night tour,…

  6. Luke Bryan & More Country Stars Take You Home for the Holidays in 'A Country Faith Christmas' Book

    November 25, 2015 4:27 PM EST Billboard contributor Deborah Evans Price gathers recipes, stories & more in new book. Deborah Evans Price is one of country music’s most esteemed journalists. Her byline has appeared in  Billboard ,  Nash Country   Weekly, Rolling Stone and countless other magazines. Now Price -- the…

  7. Little Big Town Talk Nerves and Laughs Ahead of CMA Music Festival TV Special

    August 04, 2015 2:01 AM EDT Little Big Town are seasoned professionals -- when it comes to performing. Their interview skills, however, are something else entirely. The band serves as the host of CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock , tonight on ABC, and Kimberly Schlapman said there were a few last minute…

  8. Little Big Town Talks New Single 'Girl Crush,' Upcoming Tour & More During ACM Week

    April 19, 2015 12:37 PM EDT If there's a sense that the festivities of ACM Week in Dallas have taken on a life of their own this year, Little Big Town 's Phillip Sweet insists that you would be correct in that assumption. "It's bigger, bolder and better than ever," Sweet said after the…

  9. Watch Little Big Town Get Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry by Reba McEntire

    October 05, 2014 12:18 PM EDT The country quartet will be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 17. Country music quartet Little Big Town will become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville later this month. Little Big Town's Little Secret: Natalie Hemby & Barry Dean on Writing Country Hits…

  10. CMA Awards 2012: Miranda Defends Blake's Win, Tim Talks Election + More Backstage Moments

    November 02, 2012 9:35 AM EDT With four awards show in five days, it's been a busy week in Nashville. SESAC, ASCAP and BMI honored their top songwriters and publishers earlier in the week, but the festivities wound to a close last night with the 46th annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena. Hosted by Brad Paisley and…

  11. Little Big Town Unleash Big, Bold 'Tornado'

    September 11, 2012 3:25 PM EDT Floating high on their first ever No. 1 song on the Country Songs chart with "Pontoon," Little Big Town continues to celebrate with the release of their fifth studio album, "Tornado." After a recent performance in New York, Little Big Town explained the importance of…

  12. Little Big Town's 'Pontoon' Shows No Sign of Sinking

    August 07, 2012 10:50 AM EDT How a Song About a Slow Boat Became One of Country's Hottest Songs "Who would have thought a song about motor boating at this point in our career would cause such a ruckus?" Little Big Town 's Karen Fairchild said backstage after a recent performance in New York. Hailed by…

  13. Little Big Town Gives Fans 'The Reason Why'

    August 26, 2010 1:56 PM EDT Wedding proposals at concerts are nothing new, but country act Little Big Town took things a step further on its recent tour, setting up a space for lucky fans to tie the knot at one of its shows. "We propped up a little white tent that had church windows and put candelabras inside with…