1. Top 50 'Love' Songs of All Time

    February 12, 2014 10:35 AM EST In honor of Valentine's Day, we've ranked the biggest 'Love' songs to ever hit the Hot 100 Songs have been written about every topic imaginable, but the best ones -- from swooning '50s ballads to contemporary club bangers -- have been penned about the ups and…

  2. Marty Stuart, Fabulous Superlatives Shine on Staples, Deep Cuts: Live Review

    February 10, 2014 9:58 PM EST Country stars dive into catalog at Nashville show Going to a Marty Stuart show is somewhat of a different experience than most country music concerts. Hit records aren’t necessarily front and center. Friday night’s show at the Franklin Theatre was ample proof of this. Stuart didn’t ignore his…

  3. Merle Haggard to Headline MerleFest (Exclusive)

    February 10, 2014 9:01 AM EST The music festival known as MerleFest is a celebration of Traditional Music, and the organizer of the North Carolina event have pulled off a major coup with the announcement of a country music legend who defines that term perfectly. Billboard has learned that Merle Haggard has been added to…

  4. How the Beatles Went Viral: Blunders, Technology & Luck Broke the Fab Four in America

    February 07, 2014 2:10 PM EST Six weeks is all it took for the Liverpool foursome to go from unknowns to the biggest pop stars in the USA. Here's an exhaustive look at how it happened Consider the following: At the end of 1963 , virtually no one in America had heard of the Beatles. Yet on Feb. 9, 1964, they…

  5. Beyonce Earns 7th No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs No. 1 with 'Drunk In Love'

    February 06, 2014 6:50 PM EST Beyonce’s roll continues as “Drunk in Love” jumps 4-1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs to mark her seventh chart-topper as a solo artist. (She also led the list four times as a member of Destiny’s Child.) Bey’s last leader on the chart was 2011’s “Love on Top” which ruled for seven weeks in 2012.…

  6. 615 Spotlight: Ryan Broshear Embraces the 'Moment' With Back-to-Basics Approach

    February 05, 2014 6:29 PM EST Country newcomer Ryan Broshear received a little bit of good news recently, as he was named as one of The 615’s "10 Artists To Watch" for 2014. "I was completely surprised," he said of the news. "We were coming back from New York, and we were meeting with some people.…

  7. Miley Cyrus on Jingle Ball Backlash: 'I Don't Give a Shit, I'm Not Disney'

    February 04, 2014 12:59 AM EST Miley Cyrus has been under fire for her many stage performances over the past year, but most recently, she was called out for exploiting black dancers and little people at her Jingle Ball performance. Her response? "I don’t give a shit. I'm not Disney." Cyrus' latest…

  8. The Cadillac Three Rise With 'The South,' Score Time on 'Nashville'

    January 28, 2014 6:49 PM EST With 2014 off and running, there's an exciting new sound on the airwaves of country radio – The Cadillac Three. How does the group describe their style? Lead vocalist Jaren Johnston calls it 'Country Fuzz.' He explained that terminology to Billboard saying, "That's…

  9. DJ Jazzy Jeff: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 25, 2014 8:12 PM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. DJ Jazzy Jeff won a GRAMMY for best rap performance (with Will "the Fresh Prince" Smith) for "Parents Just Don't Understand" in 1989. DJ JAZZY…

  10. Kings of Leon: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 25, 2014 5:30 PM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. Kings of Leon won GRAMMYs for record of the year and best rock performance by a duo or group with vocals for "Use Somebody" in 2009 and best rock performance…

  11. Quetzal: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 25, 2014 3:23 PM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. Quetzal won a GRAMMY for best latin rock, urban or alternative album for 2012's "Imaginaries." QUETZAL FLORES: “We were sitting at the back of the theater…

  12. Martina McBride: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 25, 2014 9:20 AM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. Martina McBride won a GRAMMY for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album in 1996 for being a vocalist on the “Amazing Grace - A Country Salute to Gospel”…

  13. Jerrod Niemann Announces New Album, 'High Noon'

    January 24, 2014 9:43 PM EST The country singer's third major label release will drop March 25 While his new single "Drink to That All Night" climbs the Hot 100 and country charts, Jerrod Niemann has confirmed his third major label release for March. "High Noon," the follow-up to 2012's …

  14. Michael McDonald: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 24, 2014 6:01 PM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. As part of the Doobie Brothers, Michael McDonald won GRAMMYs for record of the year for 1978's "What A Fool Believes" and best pop vocal performance by a…

  15. Jody Watley: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 24, 2014 5:45 PM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. Jody Watley was awarded the best new artist GRAMMY on March 2, 1988. JODY WATLEY : “I broke down crying, thanking the people who believed in me -- when others didn'…

  16. Hit-Boy: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 24, 2014 5:30 PM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. Hit-Boy was a producer of 2011's "N****s In Paris" by Jay Z and Kanye West, which won a GRAMMYs for best rap song. HIT-BOY : “I didn’t expect to win. I…

  17. Darius Rucker: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 24, 2014 2:03 PM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. Darius Rucker's band Hootie & the Blowfish won GRAMMYs for best new artist and best pop performance by a duo or group with vocal for 1994's "Let Her…

  18. Rob Thomas: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 24, 2014 10:38 AM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. Rob Thomas won GRAMMYs for both record of the year and song of the year for 1999's “Smooth,” a song with Carlos Santana.   Rob Thomas: “You’re so used to hearing…

  19. Fun.'s Nate Ruess: My GRAMMY Moment

    January 23, 2014 6:27 PM EST Before a new crop of GRAMMYs are handed out Sunday, hear from past winners about what it's like to receive the coveted honor. Fun. won the GRAMMY for best new artist and song of the year (for "We Are Young," featuring Janelle Monae) at the 2013 ceremony. FUN.'S NATE RUESS:…

  20. Beyonce Scores Sixth No. 1 On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart

    January 23, 2014 6:04 PM EST In just its sixth week on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love" (featuring Jay Z) jumps 5-1 to mark her sixth leader on the list. She last topped the chart in 2012 when "Love on Top" reigned for seven weeks. In terms of most No. 1s by a female, Mrs.…

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