1. 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…

  2. Leaders Of The Bands

    October 20, 2009 12:18 PM EDT As the promo touts, to the pulsating sounds of the Knack 's most famous hit, the character of Sharona returns this week to USA's signature series, " Monk ." For those of you who don't follow the adventures of Tony Shalhoub's lovable obsessive-compulsive detective…

  3. Billboard Underground: Nicole Frechette

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Northeast doesn't have a reputation as a hotbed for country music, but for 23-year-old singer/songwriter Nicole Frechette, there's an audience for country no matter where she performs. The Northeast doesn't have a reputation as a hotbed for country music, but for 23-year…

  4. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2003 - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2000 - Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks weds actor Adrian Pasdar in Las Vegas. 1999 - Eric Clapton parts with 100…

  5. The Billboard Q&A: Neil Diamond

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond doesn't mess with success. That's why he "never doubted" he'd work again with producer Rick Rubin, who steered their 2005 collaboration, "12 Songs," to a No. 4 debut on the Billboard 200, Neil Diamond doesn't mess with success. That's…

  6. 'Home' Field Advantage

    May 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond doesn't mess with success. That's why he "never doubted" he'd work again with producer Rick Rubin, who steered their 2005 collaboration, "12 Songs," to a No. 4 debut on the Billboard 200, Neil Diamond doesn't mess with success. That's…

  7. Diamond, Rubin Re-Team For 'Home Before Dark'

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond's second album with producer Rick Rubin will be out next month, and features a duet with the Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines on the track "Another Day (That Time Forgot)." Neil Diamond's second album with producer Rick Rubin will be out next month, and…

  8. Billboard Goes To The Grammys: A 50-Year Retrospective

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST As the Grammy Awards turn 50, here's a look back at music's biggest night -- from the 1958 inaugural event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to last year's Dixie Chicks triumph at Los Angeles' Staples Cente As the Grammy Awards turn 50, here's a look back at music's…

  9. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2003 - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2000 - Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks weds actor Adrian Pasdar in Las Vegas. 1999 - Eric Clapton parts with 100…

  10. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST News and notes from the Dixie Chicks, Mary J. Blige, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and more from backstage at last night's (Feb. 11) 49th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Notes from backstage at last night's (Feb. 11) 49th annual Grammy Awards ceremony…

  11. Dixie Chicks Soar, Blige, Chili Peppers Win Big At Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers reasserted their rock dominance at the 49th Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 11) at The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the…

  12. Studio Stirs Up Dixie Chicks Film Controversy

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The company distributing a new documentary about the Dixie Chicks has blasted the NBC and CW networks for allegedly refusing to accept a commercial spot for the film, which opens in four theaters toda The company distributing a new documentary about the Dixie Chicks has blasted the NBC and CW…

  13. Dixie Chicks Doc Could Be Political Hot Potato

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The politically charged documentary "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing" has been picked up for worldwide distribution by the Weinstein Co. A release is tentatively scheduled for the fall, possibly right The politically charged documentary " Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing "…

  14. Dixie Chicks Doc To Hatch At Toronto Film Fest

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A documentary about the firestorm that greeted the Dixie Chicks' anti-Bush comments will make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. "Dixie Chicks -- Shut Up and S A documentary about the firestorm that greeted the Dixie Chicks' anti-Bush…

  15. The Dixie Chicks / July 21, 2006 / Detroit (Joe Louis Arena)

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The usually outspoken Dixie Chicks didn't have much to say during the opening show of their Accidents & Accusations Tour. But that doesn't mean they didn't say anything -- they just let the music The usually outspoken Dixie Chicks didn't have much to say during the…

  16. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Johnny Cash returns to a Nashville stage and performs for the first time since has was stricken with Shy-Drager Syndrome the preceding October. Cash joins a surprised Kris Kristofferson, 2003 - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka,…

  17. McMurtry, Cash, Crowell Top Americana Nominees

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT James McMurtry tops the nominees for the fifth annual Americana Honors & Awards, announced yesterday (June 15) in Nashville. McMurtry earned three nominations for album, artist and song of the yea James McMurtry tops the nominees for the fifth annual Americana Honors & Awards,…

  18. Dixie Chicks' 'Long Way' Nests In At No. 1

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the third time in their career, the Dixie Chicks roost on the top of The Billboard 200. The Columbia album "Taking the Long Way" tallied 526,000 copies in its first week of U.S. sales, according t For the third time in their career, the Dixie Chicks roost on the top of The…

  19. 'Long' Is The New Short

    May 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Dixie Chicks re-emerge this week with the most personal album of their career. The Open Wide/Columbia set "Taking the Long Way" opens with "Not Ready To Make Nice," which addresses the controversy The Dixie Chicks re-emerge this week with the most personal album of…

  20. Dixie Chicks Set 'Accidents & Accusations' Tour

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The North American leg of the Dixie Chicks’ Accidents & Accusations tour will begin July 21 in Detroit, and will run through early November. Tickets for all of the dates will go on sale over the The North American leg of the Dixie Chicks’ Accidents & Accusations tour will begin July…

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