1. Waylon Jennings Tribute Album Attracts Family, Fans Like Jewel & Dierks Bentley

    January 05, 2012 4:45 PM EST Shooter Jennings on Dad's Legacy: 'He Doesn't Need Any Help From Me at Keeping It Alive' Friends and family of the late Waylon Jennings recently came together at the Nashville studios of Sirius/XM for a special taping to promote the Jan. 24 Feb. 7 release of "Waylon:…

  2. Willie Nelson, Shawn Colvin Pay Tribute to Guy Clark

    November 14, 2011 2:15 PM EST He's one of the most revered writers to ever roam Music City, and the cream of the musical crop will be paying tribute to the great Guy Clark with the release of "This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark." "Guy's songs are literature," says Lyle Lovett,…

  3. 2011 Austin City Limits Lineup Announced: Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West Headlining

    May 17, 2011 1:05 AM EDT S tevie Wonder , Arcade Fire , Kanye West , Coldplay , My Morning Jacket , Fleet Foxes and Alison Krauss & Union Station are among the top acts booked for the 2011 Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for the city's Zilker Park from Sept. 16-18. The 10th ACL Fest, produced by…

  4. Extreme Makeovers: Billboard Charts Edition, Part 2

    October 13, 2010 11:15 AM EDT In recent years, from songs performed by "American Idol" contestants to tracks that have spurred the "Glee" cast's assault on Billboard's record books , inventive remakes have regularly infused the Hot 100. Most notably, the "Glee" ensemble has covered…

  5. Rascal Flatts to Release 'Nothing Like This' on Big Machine

    July 29, 2010 1:15 PM EDT Rascal Flatts have announced their signing to Big Machine Records for the release of forthcoming album "Nothing Like This". "Why Wait," the album's first single, was serviced to radio today to precede the November 16 release of the disc. Big Machine Label Group…

  6. Montgomery Gentry Back In The Studio

    November 03, 2009 1:09 PM EST After spinning off a couple of No. 1 country singles from the 2008 "Back When I Knew It All," Montgomery Gentry is finishing work on the duo's seventh studio album. The set is due in early 2010, with a first single expected to be released shortly. "We've got all the…

  7. Jamey Johnson, Montgomery Gentry To Headline Country Throwdown Tour

    November 02, 2009 12:35 PM EST The debut run of the Country Throwdown tour, the country music venture from Warped Tour producers 4fini Production, will feature Montgomery Gentry , Jamey Johnson , Little Big Town and Jack Ingram . The tour of amphitheaters, which was first tipped here May 1, will carry a concourse of…

  8. Willie Nelson, Lee Ann Womack To Play Detroit's Downtown Hoedown

    April 08, 2009 9:32 AM EDT Willie Nelson, Lee Ann Womack, Rodney Atkins, Phil Vassar and actor Kevin Costner with his band Modern West are among the headliners at this year's 99.5 WYCD Downtown Hoedown in Detroit. The 27th annual weekend-long festival, acknowledged as the world's largest free country music…

  9. Reba McEntire Signs With Valory Music

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Country superstar Reba McEntire has ended her 25-year association with MCA Nashville and signed with the Valory Music Co. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. McEntire's debut single on Valory will s Country superstar Reba McEntire has ended her 25-year association with MCA Nashville…

  10. Chesney Wins Again, Lambert Surprises At ACM Awards

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite a new voting procedure, Kenny Chesney is still the Academy of Country Music entertainer of the year. He won for the fourth straight year last night (May 18), tying Garth Brooks for the record. Despite a new voting procedure, Kenny Chesney is still the Academy of Country Music…

  11. Stagecoach Snags Judds, Coachella Sets Date

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Goldenvoice principal Paul Tollett had made a habit out of luring classic bands back onto the stage at his Coachella festival each spring, and he's worked that magic yet again for the second Stagecoac Goldenvoice principal Paul Tollett had made a habit out of luring classic bands back…

  12. Exclusive: Jewel Goes Country With New Label

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Jewel has a new label and a new genre to boot. The artist has signed a multi-album deal with newly launched Nashville-based independent Valory Music Company and will pursue success o Singer/songwriter Jewel has a new label and a new genre to boot. The artist has signed a…

  13. Tunes On TV

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television October 1 - 7, 2007. MONDAY, Oct. 1 "Control Room Presents," MyNetworkTV Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Ben Harper (also scheduled: Sean Penn, Barry Sonnenfeld). "The Tonight Show with…

  14. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured…

  15. A Higher 'Gear'

    June 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Brad Paisley says he called his upcoming album "5th Gear" for a few reasons. It is his fifth album, and a half-dozen of the songs mention some sort of vehicle. And, he adds, the Arista release is "an Brad Paisley says he called his upcoming album "5th Gear" for a few…

  16. Lineup Taking Shape For Inaugural Big State Fest

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Also confirmed to appear are Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Gary Allan, the Wreckers, Los Lonely Boys, Jack Ingram and Miranda Lambert. As tipped here earlier this month, Tim McGraw will headline the bill for the first Big State Festival, to be…

  17. Underwood Takes Top Honors At CMT Awards

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood was the big winner at the 2007 CMT Music Awards last night (April 16) at Belmont University's Curb Event Center in Nashville, taking home video of the year and female awards for "Befo Carrie Underwood was the big winner at the 2007 CMT Music Awards last night (April…

  18. McGraw Leads Seven Top 10 Debuts Onto Billboard 200

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in a week with seven releases that debut in the top 10. The Curb effort sold 325,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen Sound Tim McGraw's "Let It Go" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in…

  19. Rascal Flatts Leads CMT Music Award Noms

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rascal Flatts leads the pack for the 2007 CMT Music Awards with three nods. The video for their "What Hurts The Most" is nominated for video of the year as well as group video. "Life is A Highway" is Rascal Flatts leads the pack for the 2007 CMT Music Awards with three…

  20. Beyonce Makes It Ten Weeks At No. 1 With 'Irreplaceable'

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Beyonce makes it 10 weeks straight atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "Irreplaceable," but faces another strong competitor for the throne in Nelly Furtado's "Say It Right" which climbs one spot to a new Beyonce makes it 10 weeks straight atop the Billboard Hot 100 with …

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