1. Will Brad Paisley Win CMA Entertainer of the Year?

    November 10, 2010 11:35 AM EST B rad Paisley could finally win the CMA's coveted entertainer of the year trophy Wednesday night - but he'll have to best another veteran and three relative upstart acts to make it happen. Paisley - who is also hosting the 44th Country Music Association Awards with Carrie Underwood …

  2. Gwyneth Paltrow Talks 'Country Strong' At Premiere

    November 09, 2010 8:04 AM EST Gwyneth Paltrow learned to play guitar and immersed herself in country music to pull off her latest role. Paltrow told the Associated Press at the world premiere of "Country Strong" on Monday (Nov. 8) in Nashville, Tenn., that she wanted her portrayal of a superstar singer to be as…

  3. Billboard Bits: Metallica Honors Armed Forces, Lil Wayne Buys 48 Bottles of Champagne

    November 05, 2010 6:47 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Metallica Headlines 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' Launch Event, Honors U.S. Armed Forces Metallica headlined the launch event for the Activision "Call of Duty: Black Ops" video game last night (Nov.…

  4. Billboard Bits: Gwyneth Paltrow to Sing 'F--k You' on 'Glee,' Bret Michaels Denies Tish Cyrus Affair

    November 03, 2010 5:40 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwyneth Paltrow to Perform Cee-lo's 'F--k You' on 'Glee' The Nov. 16 episode of " Glee " will feature an appearance from Gwyneth Paltrow, playing a substitute teacher who Mr.…

  5. Gwyneth Paltrow to Sing at CMA Awards

    October 20, 2010 1:45 PM EDT Actress Gwyneth Paltrow will be taking the stage at next month's Country Music Association Awards - as a performer. She'll sing the title track of her new movie, "Country Strong," and will be joined by Vince Gill . The film hits theaters in Los Angeles and Nashville on Dec…

  6. Gwyneth Paltrow Goes 'Country Strong' as Singer

    October 14, 2010 3:02 PM EDT Gwyneth Paltrow is strapping on her cowboy boots, grabbing a guitar and getting in touch with some country roots for her new movie, "Country Strong." Paltrow reportedly does all of her own singing in the film, where she plays a country singer named Kelly Canter trying to rebound her…

  7. Gwyneth Paltrow to Play Teacher On 'Glee'

    September 28, 2010 8:14 AM EDT After days of speculation on the Internet, Gwyneth Paltrow will be setting foot on " Glee " this season, the show's creator said. "Yes, it's true," Ryan Murphy told UsMagazine.com. "She is a fan of the show." According to Murphy, who is friends with the…

  8. 'Glee' Returns with Huge Ratings Win

    September 22, 2010 11:46 AM EDT The musical misfits of McKinley High were the darlings of the class of the 2009-2010 television season, and it appears that "Glee" will sustain its high note for its second season on Fox. Debuting on a new night and a new time -- Tuesday at 8 p.m. over its Fall 2009 timeslot of…

  9. Gwyneth Paltrow Goes Country For 'Country Strong' Trailer

    September 10, 2010 6:40 PM EDT Gwyneth Paltrow's got her southern drawl in tact in her latest flick, "Country Strong." Video: Gwyneth Paltrow, "Country Strong" trailer Paltrow plays a country singer named Kelly Canter who is a recovering alcoholic that attempts to make a career comeback after being…

  10. That's How Country Boys (And Girls) Roll

    August 03, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 'GOOD' JOB, JERROD: Billboard's Country Songs chart, to be refreshed, along with all surveys, Thursday on billboard.com, sports several notable feats this week, beginning at the summit. Jerrod Niemann notches his first No. 1, as "Lover, Lover" lifts 3-1. With the…

  11. Joaquin Phoenix Hip-Hop Documentary Gets Sept. 10 Release

    July 14, 2010 4:49 PM EDT A movie chronicling Joaquin Phoenix's puzzling 2008 decision to retire from acting and reinvent himself as a hip-hop musician will debut in U.S. movie theaters in September -- and distributors insist it is not a mockumentary. Independent movie distributors Magnolia Pictures said on…

  12. John Mayer's Sexually, Racially Charged Playboy Interview Sparks Outrage

    February 10, 2010 1:41 PM EST J ohn Mayer , the singer/songwriter whose rocky relationships with stars like Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston are well-documented in the tabloids, sparked heated debate among his fans on Wednesday by dishing on all that -- plus his controversial feelings about race -- in the new issue of…

  13. Tim McGraw, Gwyneth Paltrow To Star In Country Musical Drama

    December 02, 2009 4:39 PM EST Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw , Garrett Hedlund and Leighton Meester are set to star in Screen Gems' country singing drama "Love Don't Let Me Down," which Shana Feste wrote and is directing. Tobey Maguire and Jenno Topping are producing under their Maguire Entertainment…

  14. U2, Kid Rock, Plant/Krauss Added To Grammys

    January 29, 2009 10:42 AM EST U2, Kid Rock, Rihanna and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have joined the performance lineup for the 51st Grammy Awards, to be held Feb. 8 at Los Angeles' Staples Center and broadcast live on CBS. They join previously announced performers Kenny Chesney, Coldplay, Jennifer Hudson, Jonas…

  15. Memoir Says Madonna's True Love Is Herself

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A memoir by Madonna's brother says the singer really does love her husband, director Guy Ritchie, but, apparently, not as much as she loves her career and herself. A memoir by Madonna's brother says the singer really does love her husband, director Guy Ritchie, but, apparently, not…

  16. Time Off Recharges Travis For New Album

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Travis is a band that likes its mystery, which is the first of two reasons that singer Fran Healy named the Brit-rockers' fifth album "The Boy With No Name." The second is that the record is named for Travis is a band that likes its mystery, which is the first of two reasons…

  17. Martin's Brits Comment Perplexes Coldplay Fans

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST When accepting the best album prize at the Brit Awards last night (Feb. 15) in London, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin dropped a bomb. "Thank you. That's it," he said. "We won't see you for a very long When accepting the best album prize at the Brit Awards last night …

  18. Tunes On TV

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 3-9, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 3 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artists: Kelly Clarkson, Hawthorne Heights. "GAC Nights," Great…

  19. Austin City Limits Festival / Sept. 23-25, 2005 / Austin, Texas (Zilker Park)

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the spectacular headlining set by Coldplay, the debut of some frenzied new Franz Ferdinand material or the reputatio The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the…

  20. Coldplay Sounds Loud, Proud On 'X&Y'

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay offers up a bigger, louder version of its widely loved pop/rock sound on its third studio album, "X&Y." Due June 7 in North America via Capitol, the 12-track set is led by the soaring sin Coldplay offers up a bigger, louder version of its widely loved pop/rock sound on…

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