1. Two Dixie Chicks Sign with Big Deal for Publishing

    December 05, 2014 2:33 PM EST Big Deal Music has landed two thirds of the Dixie Chicks for a deal, signing Martie Maguire and Emily Robinson to a global publishing agreement for all future songs. The deal marks the first time the two have signed a publishing agreement. Previously, with each owning their own publishing,…

  2. Why Girl Groups Rule: Dixie Chicks/Court Yard Hounds' Emily Robison On Wrestling vs. Cat-Fighting

    April 29, 2014 6:44 PM EDT On each day of Billboard.com's Girl Group Week, we'll be posting an interview with a member of an all-female musical artist about some of the finer points of being in a girl group. A lot of us listen to girl group songs, follow their dance moves and buy tickets to their shows --…

  3. Watch Court Yard Hounds Rock 'Amelita' Tracks, Talk Album + Dixie Chicks

    August 06, 2013 11:52 AM EDT Court Yard Hounds have just released their sophomore effort, "Amelita," and though some might think the duo is just a side project that Emily Robison and Martie Maguire have put together during the extended hiatus of the Dixie Chicks, the sisters say that the Hounds are very much…

  4. Lollapalooza 2013: Mumford & Sons, Postal Service and More Highlights From Day 2

    August 04, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Country superstars, alt-pop divas, Olympic snowboarders and EDM deities also kept crowds cheering on Saturday in Chicago's Grant Park After dark on Lollapalooza 2013's second day, Mumford & Sons harmonized their hearts out on the Chicago festival's south end while The…

  5. Court Yard Hounds Play for Keeps on 'Amelita': This Ain't No 'Side Project'

    July 15, 2013 9:35 AM EDT Martie Maguire casts doubt on future Dixie Chicks albums: "I really learned to kind of let go, and I'm so happy where everything is right now" On its second album, Emily Robison says, Court Yard Hounds "felt like a band." Robison and her sister and Dixie Chicks…

  6. Court Yard Hounds to Release 'Amelita' in July

    May 31, 2013 10:03 AM EDT A new Court Yard Hounds album is on the way. The post-Dixie Chicks group featuring sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire announced today they will release "Amelita," their sophomore album, on July 16 via Columbia Records. "I think we’ve approached it differently because we…

  7. Natalie Maines Announces 'Mother' Solo Album

    February 08, 2013 2:45 PM EST Debut effort by Dixie Chick co-produced with Ben Harper, includes songs by Pink Floyd, Eddie Vedder and Jeff Buckley Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines' long-awaited debut solo album, "Mother," a rock-leaning collection co-produced by Ben Harper featuring songs by…

  8. Dixie Chicks to Headline Craven Country Jamboree Festival in July

    December 26, 2012 7:06 PM EST The Dixie Chicks will headline the Craven Country Jamboree in Saskatchewan, Canada, on July 13, according to CMT . The country act, which did not play a show in 2012, will step in for Lady Antebellum at the festival. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw are also on the four-day event's bill.…

  9. Country Music Preview: 10 for 2012

    January 03, 2012 3:30 PM EST is only a few days old, but there are a few things that we are really looking forward to in the world of country music. There are some big tours and quite a few big albums coming down the turnpike, and it's already looking to be a banner year. Here are ten things to look forward to:…

  10. Dixie Chicks Talk "Storytellers"; Win A Prize Pack

    December 08, 2011 11:05 AM EST Dixie Chicks member Martie Maguire admits to finding herself like a lot of the trio's fans when watching their new "Storytellers" DVD, released just in time for the holiday season. "As I watch it, I get very emotional. We've been on a hiatus since 2007 -just playing a…

  11. Sarah McLachlan Taking Lilith Fair Down Under

    August 23, 2010 12:45 PM EDT Despite a stuttering run in North America, the Lilith Fair tour is heading to Australia. Lilith co-founder Sarah McLachlan will headline the all-female lineup, which will visit these shores in October for a five-date tour. Sarah McLachlan, Miranda Lambert Among Lilith Highlights Multiple-ARIA…

  12. That's How Country Boys (And Girls) Roll

    August 03, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 'GOOD' JOB, JERROD: Billboard's Country Songs chart, to be refreshed, along with all surveys, Thursday on billboard.com, sports several notable feats this week, beginning at the summit. Jerrod Niemann notches his first No. 1, as "Lover, Lover" lifts 3-1. With the…

  13. Dixie Chicks Record New Song, Eye Future Plans

    July 22, 2010 4:12 PM EDT The Dixie Chicks are getting together to record again -- but not like that . The Texas trio, which has been on hiatus since 2007, has been tapped by actor-comic-musician Steve Martin to sing on a track for the followup to his Grammy Award-winning 2009 bluegrass album, "The Crow: New…

  14. Ask Billboard: Jonas Brothers, Beyonce, Court Yard Hounds

    May 21, 2010 4:05 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. TWEEN TUNES Hi Gary, With a new world tour, the Jonas Brothers don't…

  15. Godsmack Grabs Third No. 1 Album; Eminem Wows Digitally

    May 12, 2010 11:00 AM EDT While Godsmack notches its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, Eminem snares the best sales week for a digital download song this year. Over on the Digital Songs chart, Eminem's new single "Not Afraid" debuts at No. 1 with 379,000 downloads according to Nielsen SoundScan --…

  16. Dixie Chicks' Court Yard Hounds Exclusive Live Video

    May 07, 2010 12:48 PM EDT Court Yard Hounds, the new project by Dixie Chicks Emily Robison and Martie Maguire, just released a hot new album and have recently been posting special video webisodes. Billboard.com has the exclusive premiere of the next one, number five, which showcases the ladies performing new track …

  17. Listen Free: Dixie Chicks Hatch Court Yard Hounds

    May 03, 2010 1:55 PM EDT Despite a combined sales total that tops 25 million albums and fame that can turn off-the-cuff comments into political firestorms, The band unveiled its live show at South by Southwest in March. "I was a little bit nervous before we went into it because it's so hard to play your…

  18. Court Yard Hounds, "Court Yard Hounds"

    April 23, 2010 2:32 PM EDT The first words out of Emily Robison's mouth--"What am I doing here?"--are certainly appropriate for Court Yard Hounds' self-titled debut. Sister duo Robison and Martie Maguire might have confused a few fans by spinning off from their usual Dixie Chicks gig. But that will…

  19. Dixie Chicks Duo Does Double Duty As Court Yard Hounds

    March 29, 2010 8:11 AM EDT Sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire are figuring out how to be both Court Yard Hounds and Dixie Chicks during the coming months. The Dixie duo will be releasing their self-titled debut as Court Yard Hounds on May 4 and plan to tour in support of it. But the Chicks, which have been on…

  20. 2 Of 3 Dixie Chicks Returning With New Music

    January 12, 2010 8:12 AM EST Two members of the Dixie Chicks - minus lead singer Natalie Maines - are preparing to release a new album this year. According to CMT.com, sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison are working on a project to be released on Columbia Records. However, Lloyd Maines, Natalie's father, tells…

Pages