1. Grace Potter, Dawes, Moon Taxi to Play HeadCount Democratic & Republican National Convention 'Jams'

    July 13, 2016 11:00 AM EDT "Voting is something that we all have a right to. It's not something that we have to do," says Potter. Grace Potter , Dawes and Moon Taxi will rock this year's Democratic and Republican national conventions with invitation-only events supporting the nonpartisan voter…

  2. Takeover Tuesday: Grace Potter's 'Love and Pain' Playlist

    June 21, 2016 4:39 PM EDT Welcome back to Takeover Tuesday, where each week  Billboard  taps charting artists and taste-makers to compile their very own playlist exclusive to  Billboard 's Spotify account . We give the artists free reign to base the list on whatever subject they want and add whatever tracks they…

  3. Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan & Brett Eldredge Add New No. 1s on Country Charts

    September 22, 2015 12:58 PM EDT Kenny Chesney scores his 26th No. 1 on Billboard 's Country Airplay chart (dated Oct. 3) as "Save It for a Rainy Day" jumps 4-1 in its 14th week with 48 million audience impressions (up 10 percent), according to Nielsen Music. Chesney ties Alan Jackson and George Strait for the…

  4. Chart Highlights: Jason Derulo Jumps to No. 1 on Pop Songs With 'Want to Want Me'

    June 15, 2015 6:32 PM EDT Derulo dominates with his fourth leader on the chart. Plus, new No. 1s for Rihanna, X Ambassadors, Kenny Chesney & more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below, dated June 27, are based on radio airplay except for Dance…

  5. Brantley Gilbert Returns to No. 1, Luke Bryan Moves On 'Up'

    May 28, 2015 4:20 PM EDT Gilbert's rerelease of "Just as I Am" spurs his return to No. 1 on Top Country Albums. Plus, Bryan blasts 49-2 on Hot Country Songs with "Kick the Dust Up." Brantley Gilbert bounds 22-1 on Billboard 's Top Country Albums chart (dated June 6) with Just as I Am…

  6. Watch Flaming Lips Cover the Beatles in ‘Wizard of Oz’ Costumes on Halloween

    November 01, 2014 3:11 PM EDT As expected, The Flaming Lips had a pretty whacky Halloween. Flaming Lips, 'With a Little Help From My Fwends': Track-By-Track Review The psych-rock band spent Friday night (Oct. 31) performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote its new charity covers album, With a Little Help From…

  7. Zac Brown's Southern Ground Festival Cooks Up Big Duets and Fiery Set From Grace Potter

    September 30, 2013 1:15 PM EDT Zac Brown 's Southern Ground Festival rolled into Music City this past weekend, offering a little something for everybody – and not just music. A wide array of craftsmen were present both days, selling their wares, as were an impressive number of regional chefs who cooked for the…

  8. Gov't Mule 'Shout' Out to All-Stars On New Album

    July 11, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello, Jim James, Dave Matthews and Steve Winwood all guest on second half of new double album Gov't Mule tried something different for their upcoming 10th studio album. The blue-rock veterans' first release for Blue Note Records  "Shout!" will be a double…

  9. 'The Voice' Scores Hit With Cassadee Pope's 'Over You'

    November 28, 2012 3:35 PM EST A song from the "The Voice" is in the top 10 on the Hot Digital Songs chart for the first time since the first season's finale in June 2011. Coincidentally, the four artists with the highest charting songs were the first four to learn they were safe on the Nov. 27 episode.…

  10. Billboard Touring Awards: Roger Waters, Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen Win Big

    November 08, 2012 9:30 PM EST Roger Waters, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Diamond, Kenny Chesney, Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and Lady Antebellum were among tonight's (Nov. 8) big winners at the annual Billboard Touring Awards at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The awards, hosted by actress and comedienne Sandra Bernhard…

  11. Hurricane Sandy: 20 Musician Twitter Reactions

    October 30, 2012 1:55 PM EDT As Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East Coast, causing massive floods, fires, and power outages over the last two days, many music stars took to Twitter to share their experiences in the storm (like Swizz Beatz who tried to enjoy the dark with he and Alicia Keys ' toddler Egypt), to show…

  12. Win Grace Potter's Guitar

    October 24, 2012 2:06 PM EDT A Gibson Hummingbird guitar Potter played in concert could be yours. This month, Grace Potter teamed up with Green Mountain Coffee to play a special concert at New York's Joe's Pub that raised awareness about fair trade crops. During the Oct. 9 show, which was part of the "…

  13. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw Smash Record for NYC-Area Country Show

    August 13, 2012 12:00 AM EDT Brothers of the Sun Tour Stop at MetLife Stadium Breaks Chesney's Own Milestone, Set Last Year A Kenny Chesney concert is synonymous with summer and tailgating. Fans know this firsthand and keep coming back for more, helping the country singer top records year after year. Last summer,…

  14. Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Fests: Avett Brothers, Grace Potter + More

    August 02, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Reflecting the diversity of music enjoyed by country music fans and the band's own popularity, Zac Brown Band has unveiled lineups for their two Southern Ground Music & Food Festivals, set for Nashville's Riverfront Park this Sept. 21-22, and returning to Charleston, S.C.'s…

  15. Hot Tours: Roger Waters, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Vans Warped Tour

    July 06, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Legendary rocker Roger Waters is No. 1 in this week's Hot Tours recap with $26.9 million in box office grosses reported from the final North American leg of the blockbuster The Wall Live Tour that wraps later this month. This week's tally includes the 16 performances that occurred…

  16. Hot Tours: Andre Rieu, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley

    June 22, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Dutch violinist and orchestra conductor André Rieu earns the No. 1 ranking on this week's Hot Tours chart with box office grosses reported from his concert performances in European arenas during April and May as well as a series of shows in Brazil in June. The European spring tour leg…

  17. Hot Tours: Roger Waters, Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw, Lady Gaga

    June 18, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Rock legend Roger Waters earns the No. 1 ranking on this week's Hot Tours chart with box office grosses reported from Latin American performances in March and April as well as shows in the U.S. and Canada during May. The trek through Latin America generated $78.9 million in ticket…

  18. Alanis Morissette Brings 'Havoc,' Her 7th Album, in August

    May 02, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Alanis Morissette's next album will be her first release outside of Warner Music Group as Collective Sounds issues "Havoc and Bright Lights" on Aug. 28. It's her seventh studio album and first release in four years. Guy Sigsworth, who has worked with Morissette, Madonna…

  19. 2012 CMT Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert Lead Nominees

    April 23, 2012 12:50 PM EDT A trio of country's power women figure prominently in the nominations for the upcoming 2012 CMT Music Awards, with perennial fan favorite Carrie Underwood taking five nominations, Miranda Lambert following closely with four, and Taylor Swift with three. This year's nominations were…

  20. Watch Kenny Chesney Talk Album, Tim McGraw in Billboard/AmEx Q&A

    April 12, 2012 11:45 AM EDT KC chats with Billboard's Ray Waddell for AmEx's Express Pass series. Kenny Chesney sat down recently with Billboard's Ray Waddell to discuss the many projects keeping him busy in an American Express Press Pass Q&A. Check out the videos as Chesney talks about what awards…

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