1. Ask Billboard: Will 'Uptown Funk!' Be the Hot 100's No. 1 Song of 2015?

    March 03, 2015 11:05 AM EST With an array of honors - including global - for Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' smash, has the race for the year's top hit already been won? As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and…

  2. Suzy Bogguss Shines Light on Merle Haggard the Songwriter With 'Lucky' Album

    December 23, 2013 6:13 PM EST On February 4, Suzy Bogguss will release "Lucky," a collection of songs from the pen of country music legend Merle Haggard. However, don't tell her that it is a tribute record. She looks at it a little differently. "The truth is that Merle Haggard made records of his songs…

  3. 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,…

  4. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Patti Scialfa beats husband Bruce Springsteen to the punch with her first studio album in three years, Pink Floyd's iconic debut gets a deluxe reissue and Manu Chao returns with more eclectic world mu World music star Manu Chao's "La Radiolina" (Nacional/Because). The…

  5. Stars Donate Funds To Country Hall

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney, Vince Gill, Gretchen Wilson and Big & Rich are among the many musicians who are donating proceeds from one of their concerts to the... Kenny Chesney, Vince Gill, Gretchen Wilson and Big & Rich are among the many musicians who are donating proceeds from one of their…

  6. Hot Product

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The first new album in seven years from Steve Winwood, "Almost Time" (Wincraft). -- Trip-hop pioneer Tricky's "Vulnerable" (Brown Punk/Sanctuary). -- Southern-leaning rock act Drive-By Truckers&…

  7. Bogguss To Self-Release Holiday Set

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Country artist Suzy Bogguss will independently release the holiday album "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" Nov. 1 on her own Loyal Dutchess Records label. The set will be available through the Country artist Suzy Bogguss will independently release the holiday album "Have…

  8. Hot Product for Monday, Jan. 15, 2001

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new music from Alabama, Patti Page, and more. Goin' 'South' "If I never did another CD, this is the one I will always point to as the one that I was happy with the most," says Alabama lead vocalist Randy Owen about his band's new RCA album "When…

  9. Gov't Mule Album To Salute Woody

    January 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes and Mat Abts are in the studio working on a new, as-yet-untitled album, which will serve as a tribute to the band's late bassist, Allen Woody. To fill the void left by Woody Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes and Mat Abts are in the studio working…