1. Colt Ford's 'Declaration' Ignores Rules

    March 13, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Colt Ford is optimistic that 2012 will be a great year, but he's quick to admit that 2011 wasn't so bad either. "Obviously, 2011 was a huge year for me as a songwriter, having two number ones, including arguably the biggest song of the year," he says of his hand in co…

  2. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean Score Big With ACM Nominations

    January 26, 2012 12:25 PM EST It was a big morning for Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean as the nominations for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Award were announced. Nominees were announced online via the first-ever ACM digital press conference this morning on the Academy's Facebook and Twitter pages. Awards co…

  3. Kenny Chesney's 'Hemingway's Whiskey': Track-By-Track Preview

    August 20, 2010 10:11 AM EDT Kenny Chesney 's new album "Hemingway's Whiskey" isn't out until Sept. 28, but the Country chart-topper gave Billboard an in-depth preview, discussing the record's 11 songs track by track, and in the process revealing how he sees himself in his fans, his thoughts…

  4. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. "LIVE LIKE YOU WERE DYING," TIM MCGRAW 2. "I Go Back," Kenny Chesney 3. "Whiskey Girl," Toby Keith 4. "If You Ever Stop Loving Me," Montgomery Gentry 5. "Loco," David Lee Murphy Issue date: July 17, 2004 News…

  5. 2002 ASCAP Country Music Awards

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Here are the winning songs from the 40th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held Nov. 4 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Listed below the song title is the songwriter and publisher. Ain't Nothing 'Bout You Rivers Rutherford Memphisto Music…

  6. Waylon Jennings Remembered In Nashville

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Waylon Jennings' independent spirit was honored on Saturday (March 23), with friends like Kris Kristofferson and Travis Tritt singing the praises and songs of the iconoclastic country music star. Trit Waylon Jennings' independent spirit was honored on Saturday (March 23), with…