1. Grammys 2012: Country Music Getting the Cold Shoulder?

    February 10, 2012 10:05 AM EST Lady Antebellum landed an unexpected knockout of Eminem and took the night with five Grammys last year, including record and song of the year for "Need You Now." Taylor Swift and Zac Brown Band broke through in the general categories the year before. Yet this year only one country…

  2. Jason Aldean 'Flying High' After Grammy Nominations

    December 01, 2011 12:00 PM EST The nominees for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards reflect a mix of cutting-edge sounds and old favorites in the country field. In the Best Country Solo Performance slot,| SHOCK: WHO WAS SNUBBED "I'm flying pretty high right now," Aldean told the press backstage at the Grammy…

  3. Ben Rector Is a Gimmick Free Pop 'Nobody'

    September 25, 2011 12:30 PM EDT Without a label, publicist or big celebrity tweets and only limited iTunes placements -- two tiny thumbnails in New & Noteworthy -- Ben Rector's fourth studio album, "Something Like This" (Good Time Records), bows this week at No. 41 on the Billboard 200. The debut marks…

  4. Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey Ascend On Adult Contemporary

    November 30, 2010 2:05 PM EST TAYLOR'S TOPS: Taylor Swift 's "Mine" advances 2-1 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, marking the star's third No. 1 on the survey. Swift led for six weeks with "Love Story" beginning in June 2009 and for 14 weeks with "You Belong With Me…

  5. Dave Barnes, "Until You"

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Dave Barnes, "Until You" Dave Barnes, "Until You" News Dave Barnes …