1. John Conlee Rounds Up His 'Classics' -- Old & New -- On Latest Album

    April 09, 2015 6:03 PM EDT Veteran country performer John Conlee has returned with Classics 2 , his first album since 2004. The project is a mixture of some of his biggest hits as well as new material, including his take on a song that Kenny Chesney also had some good luck with: Bill Anderson 's "A Lot of…

  2. ABC's 'Nashville' Teams With Big Machine: Exclusive

    October 02, 2012 11:00 PM EDT A song co-written by the Civil Wars ' John Paul White will be the first single released from the ABC show "Nashville" that premieres Oct. 10, due on the label of Taylor Swift -- Big Machine. The new series set in and around the music industry and politics in Nashville will…

  3. Dustin Lynch Releases Debut as Hit Single Nears Top 10

    August 20, 2012 3:15 PM EDT Earlier this year, Billboard shone the spotlight on Dustin Lynch as part of our "615 Artist Spotlight" series. It has been a sensational ride for the singer since, with his "Cowboys & Angels" single climbing steadily throughout the spring and summer (currently at No.…

  4. Country Songwriter Harlan Howard Dies

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Harlan Howard, the country songwriter who wrote "I Fall to Pieces," "Busted," and more than 100 other hits, died yesterday (March 3) in Nashville. He was 74 and had suffered from heart trouble, accord Harlan Howard, the country songwriter who wrote "I Fall to Pieces,…