1. Glen Campbell Now Managed by TK Kimbrell, As Vault Releases Wait in the Wings

    May 31, 2016 8:44 PM EDT Longtime manager Stan Schneider will stay on as business manager. Glen Campbell ’s performing and recording days may be over, but his catalog won’t be in any danger of retirement, with Nashville powerhouse TK Kimbrell announced as the singer’s new manager Tuesday (May 31). Kimbrell takes over…

  2. Fans Like The Sound Of That: Country Stays Relevant With Melodic Emphasis

    May 19, 2016 10:34 AM EDT Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Maren Morris songs exemplify singability in a rormat known for its stories. Keith Urban was specifically promoting his new album, Ripcord , when he spoke to USA Today earlier this month, but he could have easily been talking about country music as a whole. “Melody…

  3. Rhinestone Cowboys: The Embroidered Suits Once Rocked By Johnny Cash and Gram Parsons Are Making a High-Fashion Comeback

    April 22, 2016 4:54 PM EDT Nudie Cohn outfitted everyone from Elvis Presley to Dolly Parton as his business comes back and inspires the runway Decades have passed since cowboys wore ­rhinestones -- ­specifically, the bedazzled suits created by country and western tailor Nudie Cohn. The eponymous Nudie suit, born in…

  4. Harry Nilsson's Son to Record Late Singer-Songwriter's Obscure Songs and More Insider Scoop

    December 04, 2015 5:06 PM EST Nilsson Sings Nilsson Celebrated 1970s singer-songwriter and John Lennon 's drinking buddy Harry Nilsson is due for a revival, and his 30-year-old son Kief Nilsson may be the one to make it happen. Lee Blackman, the attorney for Nilsson père’s estate (he died in 1993), tells Billboard…

  5. Glen Campbell's Daughter Ashley Says First Single 'Remembering' Feels 'Like I'm Giving My Dad a Hug'

    November 16, 2015 7:13 PM EST Ashley Campbell is no stranger to the road, having played in a band with her dad Glen Campbell for years. Still, the Dot recording artist admits she wasn't quite prepared for her first radio tour, which she is in the middle of right now. "It's been very fun," she tells…

  6. Tomorrow's Hits: Ashley Campbell, Marian Hill & Lipstick Gypsy

    November 06, 2015 10:00 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Ashley Campbell Ashley Campbell's major-label debut single "Remembering" (Dot) bubbles under Billboard 's Country Airplay chart.…

  7. Darius Rucker Makes Fashionable Entrance on Country Albums Chart With 'Southern Style'

    April 10, 2015 5:06 PM EDT Twenty years after Hootie & the Blowfish's breakthrough, Rucker continues to reign at country. Darius Rucker debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 's Top Country Albums chart, as Southern Style starts with 52,000 first-week copies sold, according to Nielsen Music. Darius Rucker on His…

  8. Glen Campbell's Children Fight Wife's Control of Affairs

    March 04, 2015 10:17 PM EST Singer Glen Campbell's two oldest children are attempting to wrest control of his medical and financial decisions away from his wife of 32 years, Kim Campbell. Debby Campbell-Cloyd and Travis Campbell claim that Kim Campbell is keeping their father "secluded from the rest of the…

  9. Aaron Watson Debuts at No. 1 on Top Country Albums, Oscars Lift Glen Campbell

    February 26, 2015 3:43 PM EST Red Dirt star Watson reigns for the first time, while Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' returns, thanks to Tim McGraw at the Academy Awards. Texas/Red Dirt touring-circuit veteran Aaron Watson becomes the first solo male of the Nielsen Music era (1991-present) to…

  10. Oscars 2015: Watch Tim McGraw Perform Glen Campbell Tribute 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You'

    February 22, 2015 10:04 PM EST Tim McGraw was on hand at the 2015 Oscars to pay tribute to country music legend Glen Campbell .  Oscars 2015: All Our Coverage McGraw delivered a stirring rendition of "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," Campbell's final song, written for the poignant documentary I'll Be…

  11. Why Glen Campbell's Wife Is Hoping for Oscar Win: 'If He Could Just Hold It'

    February 20, 2015 4:17 PM EST Glen Campbell 's wife Kim spoke with ABC News about the singer's health in advance of this weekend's Oscars ceremony, where Campbell's "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" is competing in the best original song category. The track appeared in the documentary Glen…

  12. Music in TV and Film, 2014: 'Frozen' Dominates, Singing Battles Go Lukewarm

    December 22, 2014 12:58 PM EST Throughout the week, Billboard will be publishing pieces from our staff writers, each an outstanding authority on their specific area of coverage. From Nashville to Miami, the industry at large, publishing and retail, and the year in touring, we'll be taking comprehensive looks at the…

  13. 2014: The Year in... Billboard Chart Headlines

    December 09, 2014 12:15 PM EST A look at the biggest chart newsmakers, from Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams & Iggy Azalea to Enrique Iglesias, Meghan Trainor & Taylor Swift. From veterans who scored their biggest hits ever to newcomers who ruled with rookie releases, 2014 brought week after week of chart records…

  14. Ask Billboard: World Series Edition

    October 26, 2014 8:05 AM EDT In the latest mailbag, more baseball hits, John Legend's history-making week and Glen Campbell's touching return. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as…

  15. Glen Campbell to Receive Lifetime Honor at Hollywood Music in Media Awards

    October 24, 2014 8:30 PM EDT Glen Campbell is being honored with the lifetime achievement award at the 5th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards, set for Nov. 4 at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Glen Campbell Notches Highest Rank on Hot Country Songs in 25 Years Campbell recently…

  16. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Sam Smith's 'I'm Not the Only One' Soars Into Top 20

    October 24, 2014 4:51 PM EDT Smith flies 25-20 with his new ballad. Plus, moves for Sam Hunt, Katy Perry, Colbie Caillat and Nico & Vinz. As previously reported , Meghan Trainor ties two Michael Jackson classics, "Billie Jean" and "Black or White," for the longest-leading Billboard Hot 100 No.…

  17. Glen Campbell Notches Highest Rank on Hot Country Songs in 25 Years

    October 24, 2014 2:26 PM EDT The icon vaults 50-21 with 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You.' Plus, Jason Aldean logs the longest reign by a solo male in 51 years and Florida Georgia Line storms Top Country Albums at No. 1. With the touching documentary Glen Campbell … I'll Be Me opening in select markets…

  18. Glen Campbell Returns to Hot Country Songs Chart For First Time In 21 Years

    October 17, 2014 10:45 AM EDT The legend charts his first entry since 1993. Plus, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line notch debuts. Country Music Hall of Fame honoree Glen Campbell makes his first appearance on Billboard 's Hot Country Songs chart in 21 years, as "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" debuts at…

  19. Glen Campbell Releases His Final Song 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You': Watch

    October 13, 2014 2:47 AM EDT Glen Campbell has shared the powerful video for his final song, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You."  Directed by James Keach , the clip is a portrait of Campbell’s great career and his life away from music. But it’s tempered by images of the treatment he’s undergone for his…

  20. Glen Campbell Sued Over Upcoming 'I'll Be Me' Documentary

    September 30, 2014 9:47 PM EDT The country singer is alleged to have cut a production company out of his work with director James Keach. Glen Campbell battled Alzheimer's Disease throughout the tour filmed in the upcoming documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me . Now he's facing a legal battle over its…

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