1. Billboard Bits: ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Sara Evans, Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson have joined the performance lineup for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards. The May 23 show will air live on CBS from the MGM Grand in…

  2. Country Stars Align For Mandrell Tribute

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest names in country music have signed on for a tribute album to country legend Barbara Mandrell, who stepped away from the business in 1997. Some of the biggest names in country music have signed on for a tribute album to country legend Barbara Mandrell, who stepped away from…

  3. Young's 'War' Marching Online First

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young's newly recorded protest album "Living With War," including a song calling for the impeachment of President Bush, will be posted for free Internet streaming next week. Starting April 28, fa Neil Young's newly recorded protest album "Living With War,"…

  4. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Little Big Town, Van Zant). "2006 CMT…

  5. Paul's 'Temperature' Rises To The Top

    March 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sean Paul's "Temperature" moves up one rung to seize the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The cut ends the two-week run of Ne-Yo's "So Sick," which falls to No. 3. Pearl Jam scores the Hot Sean Paul's "Temperature" moves up one rung to…

  6. 2006 CMT Music Awards Nominees

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the 2006 CMT Music Awards, to be handed out April 10 in Nashville Below are the final nominees for the 2006 CMT Music Awards, to be handed out April 10 at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, in a ceremony airing live on CMT. CMT MUSIC AWARDS VIDEO OF THE…

  7. Chesney Testing Out Stadium Dates

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Country superstar Kenny Chesney has included nine stadium dates on his tour route this year, including National Football League stadiums in Boston, Nashville, Seattle, Detroit and Tampa, Fla. Country superstar Kenny Chesney has included nine stadium dates on his tour route this year,…

  8. 41st Academy of Country Music Awards - Final Nominees

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Final nominees for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 23 in Las Vegas. Below are the final nominees for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, in a ceremony airing live on CBS. ALBUM OF THE YEAR…

  9. Paisley, Sugarland, B&D Top ACM Nominations

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST With six nominations, Brad Paisley is the top nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards, to be held May 23 in Las Vegas. Sugarland and Brooks & Dunn are each up for five honors. With six nominations, Brad Paisley is the top nominees for the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards.…

  10. Miranda Lambert

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST The girl comes alive in "a small place with a jukebox in the corner, a few regulars talking at the bar and a stage where you have to prove yourself." Wow, it's been a long week. Last week after our shows I took a couple days off and visited a friend in Arizona. It's funny…

  11. Miranda Lambert

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fresno and San Diego are nice, but it's Las Vegas that gets turned on it's ear. So where did I leave off last week? Oh yeah, I got to ride on a private jet to Nashville –- thanks to George Strait. After a couple days off, I woke up EARLY Thursday to hop on a plane (back to…

  12. Mariah Notches 17th Hot 100 Chart-Topper

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mariah Carey notches her 17th No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 this week as "Don't Forget About Us" ascends one rung to the top of the chart. Carey and Elvis Presley are now tied for second place am Mariah Carey notches her 17th No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 this week as…

  13. No Dislodging Brown's 'Run It' From No. 1

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for its fifth straight week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100, but drops 2-5 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Brown's latest Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1 on the…

  14. Brown Single Extends Chart-Topping 'Run'

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST As his self-titled Jive debut bows near the top of The Billboard 200, Chris Brown's "Run It!" hangs on to the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for a fourth week. As his self-titled Jive debut bows near the top of The Billboard 200, Chris Brown's "Run It!" hangs on to…

  15. Backstage In Vegas: Notes & Quotes From The Billboard Music Awards

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com gets the scoop from Tom Petty, Kanye West, Shakira, Pharrell, Daddy Yankee, Chingy and more backstage at the 2005 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. Acknowledging that awards shows aren't exactly his cup of tea, Billboard Century Award winner Tom Petty said of his storied…

  16. Brown's 'Run' Begins Third Week At No. 1

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown's "Run It" holds tight at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a third consecutive week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100 and holds at No. 2 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, where la Chris Brown's "Run It" holds tight at No. 1 on the Billboard…

  17. Brown's 'Run It!' Holds Pace At No. 1

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST After taking over the lead on the Billboard Hot 100 last week, Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100, but loses its No. 1 slot on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs After taking over the lead on the Billboard Hot 100 last week, Chris Brown&…

  18. Womack, Urban Lead 2005 CMA Winners

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lee Ann Womack and Keith Urban were the top winners at the Country Music Association Awards, held tonight (Nov. 15) at New York's Madison Square Garden. Womack won the album of the year trophy for "Th Lee Ann Womack and Keith Urban were the top winners at the Country Music…

  19. Bad Religion Impresses Itself With Live DVD

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Admittedly not astounded by much, Bad Religion bassist Jay Bentley tells says he was amazed at the performance his veteran punk act turned in for its upcoming live DVD, due Feb. 14 via Epitaph. Admittedly not astounded by much, Bad Religion bassist Jay Bentley tells says he was amazed at the…

  20. Peas, Death Cab, Z-Trip To Rock New Year's

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas, Death Cab For Cutie and John Digweed lead the lineup for the sixth annual Giant Village New Year's event, to be held Dec. 31 across six city blocks of Wilshire Boulevard in Los An The Black Eyed Peas, Death Cab For Cutie and John Digweed lead the lineup for the sixth…

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