1. ACM Awards 2015: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line Win Big

    April 20, 2015 12:17 AM EDT In what has become the norm for country music award shows, the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards could aptly be titled the " Miranda Lambert Show" as the superstar bagged a haul that included song of the year, album of the year, and a record-setting sixth consecutive nod…

  2. Kix Brooks Is on a 'Steak Out' for the Best Steakhouse

    October 28, 2014 5:51 PM EDT Country music artist Kix Brooks will be hitting TV screens this weekend for a special that documents one of his newest passions: steak. Steak Out With Kix Brooks, which premieres Sunday on the Cooking Channel, features the performer in search of the great American steakhouse. He told…

  3. Kix Brooks Takes Turn as Leading Man in 'Ambush At Dark Canyon'

    November 11, 2013 4:50 PM EST Kix Brooks says there's an undeniable tie between the average country music demographic and westerns. "I think a lot of us grew up being fans of westerns and those old TV shows," he related to Billboard. "It's the cowboy hat, jeans, and boots, and it goes along with…

  4. Songwriters Hall of Fame: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood Honor the Greats

    October 08, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Larry Henley, Kim Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter among the honorees in Nashville. Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Marc Cohn, Bekka Bramlett and J. Fred Knobloch were among those paying tribute Sunday night (Oct.7) as Larry Henley, Kim Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Tony Arata were…

  5. Win Watershed Music Festival Tickets

    July 24, 2012 6:00 PM EDT The Watershed Music Festival is shaping up to be one of summer's biggest parties, with a lineup that is one of the strongest of any of the country music festivals around. Taking place August 3-5 at the iconic Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash., Watershed is set to feature a versatile…

  6. Carrie Underwood Rocks the Boat at CRS

    February 24, 2012 1:00 PM EST Countless seminars and panels, lunch with Alan Jackson, plus a cruise boat filled with some of Nashville's biggest artists and most promising upstarts -- all part of day two of the 2012 Country Radio Seminar (CRS). The panels, which covered such topics as sales and digital marketing,…

  7. Alan Jackson & Kix Brooks Enter Music City Walk of Fame

    November 07, 2011 3:30 PM EST As Nashville got ready to watch their Tennessee Titans take to the field against the Bengals on Sunday, many in downtown gathered for the 2011 unveiling festivities of the Music City Walk of Fame. Seven Nashville-related personalities were chosen for the honor -- including two with deep ties…

  8. Brooks & Dunn End 20-Year Career at Nashville Show

    September 03, 2010 10:20 AM EDT The first song Brooks & Dunn ever sang together has become their last. The country music duo closed out a 20-year career at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night (Sept. 2) with their 1991 debut single, "Brand New Man," during the encore. The sold-out show was the…

  9. Brooks & Dunn, Taylor Swift To Perform At CMA Awards

    October 06, 2009 11:49 AM EDT The 43rd annual Country Music Association awards will offer fans one of the last chances to see Brooks & Dunn before they split next year . The popular duo joins a star-studded lineup, including all five entertainer of the year nominees, scheduled to perform during the Nov. 11 ceremony.…

  10. Brooks & Dunn To Split In 2010

    August 11, 2009 10:19 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn are done. Best-selling country duo Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn posted a message on their Web site Monday saying they agreed to "call it a day" after 20 years of making music together. "This ride has been everything and more than we could ever have dreamed ...…

  11. Jack White, Emmylou Harris Join Nashville Mayor's Council

    May 13, 2009 8:42 AM EDT Country music stars Emmylou Harris and Kix Brooks, along with guitarist Jack White, will soon be giving advice to Nashville's mayor. The three have joined the 46-member Music Business Council, which the mayor says will help protect Nashville's brand name as "Music City." …

  12. Their Kind Of 'Town'

    September 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kicked back comfortably in a meeting room at the Sony BMG Nashville offices, Ronnie Dunn and Kix Brooks exude the same easygoing charm and mischievous sense of camaraderie that characterizes their hig Kicked back comfortably in a meeting room at the Sony BMG Nashville offices, Ronnie Dunn and…

  13. Brooks & Dunn, Jackson To Hit The Road Together

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Country superstars Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson are teaming up for a 30-date co-headlining tour that will run from May through October. The trek kicks off in Virginia Beach, Va., on May 10. Country superstars Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson are teaming up for a 30-date co-headlining…

  14. Brooks & Dunn Dominate At CMA Awards

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year and Brooks & Dunn's inspirational song "Believe" won three trophies, including single and song of the year, at the 40th Annual Country Music Association A Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year and Brooks & Dunn's…

  15. Brooks & Dunn, Wyclef Salute 'Everyone's Hero'

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn, Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik and former "American Idol" contestant Paris Bennett will be featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox animated film, "Everyo Brooks & Dunn, Five For Fighting's John Ondrasik and former …

  16. Kix Brooks Takes To The Airwaves

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Half of the superstar country duo Brooks & Dunn wade into unfamiliar waters with his new job as host of 'American Country Countdown.' While he acknowledges that his first and foremost job is that of "hillbilly singer," Kix Brooks of superstar country duo Brooks &…

  17. Billboard Bits: CMA Awards, Depeche Mode, John Mayer

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on CMA Awards, Depeche Mode, John Mayer Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson and George Strait are the first confirmed performers for the Country Music Association's 39th annual CMA Awards, set for Nov. 15 at New York's Madison Square Garden. The show will air live on CBS.…

  18. Hot Product

    August 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn 'Deluxe' Accommodations After more than a decade reigning as country music's most successful duo, one might think Brooks & Dunn would be concerned about Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentry and other twosomes looking to take over their perch. But on their new…

  19. Brooks & Dunn Bump Up New Album

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Borrowing a title Dwight Yoakam used on his sophomore album, Brooks & Dunn are readying the release of their newest set, "Hillbilly Deluxe." Borrowing a title Dwight Yoakam used on his sophomore album, Brooks & Dunn are readying the release of their newest set, "…

  20. Brooks & Dunn To Host NYC CMA Awards

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn have been tapped to host the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nov. 15 in New York. Brooks & Dunn have been tapped to host the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nov. 15 in New York . This will be the second consecutive year the duo of…

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