1. Musicians Hall of Fame Induct Buddy Guy, Peter Frampton & Others

    January 29, 2014 3:14 AM EST The Musicians Hall of Fame inducted 12 new members across the genres, including bluesman Buddy Guy, British rock guitarist Peter Frampton and pedal steel player and country singer Barbara Mandrell. Also inducted during Tuesday's ceremony in Nashville were Randy Bachman from The Guess Who…

  2. Lee Brice Breaks Country Songs Longevity Record

    September 07, 2010 9:05 AM EDT Lee Brice 's "Love Like Crazy" rewrites the mark for most weeks spent on Billboard's Country Songs chart, as the Curb Records single rises from No. 5 to No. 3, its highest rank to-date, in its 55th week on the survey. The song bests the 54-week stay of Eddy Arnold 's …

  3. 'Live' Long And Prosper

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In 1997, 14-year-old LeAnn Rimes was already a success. A year earlier she had scored her first top 10 with the traditional country throwback "Blue," which reached that region on Hot Country Songs. In 1997, 14-year-old LeAnn Rimes was already a success. A year earlier she had scored…

  4. DVD Chronicles Kenny Rogers' 'Journey'

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Goldhil Entertainment has set a Sept. 26 release date for the career-spanning Kenny Rogers DVD "The Journey," which features 24 songs represented in live footage from the respective eras when they wer Goldhil Entertainment has set a Sept. 26 release date for the career-spanning…

  5. Love Flows To The Bellamy Brothers

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It says a lot about an act when it can record an album commemorating a 30-year career and have the likes of Alan Jackson, Dolly Parton, Montgomery Gentry and George Jones eager to join in the fun. Then again, the Bellamy Brothers have always had…

  6. 'Honesty' Pays Off For Rodney Atkins

    December 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In an environment where artists must prove themselves quickly or be dropped from their record labels, Rodney Atkins is an anomaly. Signed to Curb Records in 1997, Atkins had four singles that struggled on the charts before he finally hit with his…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Barbra Streisand, Elvis Presley, Clay Aiken, downloads and his latest book with readers. WHEN HE'S 64 Hi Fred, Did you notice that 40 years ago this week on Billboard's Top LPs chart (Oct. 19, 1963), Barbra Streisand was No. 8 with "The Second Barbra…

  8. 'Idol' Finalist Locke Signs With Curb

    September 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Kimberley Locke, who finished in third place behind Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken on the second season of "American Idol," has been signed to Curb Records. Kimberley Locke, who finished in third place behind Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken on the second season of "American Idol,…

  9. Going Against The Grain, McGraw Fulfills His Vision

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's a testament to his stature as an artist that Tim McGraw was able to buck country- music protocol and use his own band to record the new album "Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors," due Nov. 26 on Curb Records. (Who are the…

  10. 'Twisted Angel' Reveals A Mature, Soulful Rimes

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. LeAnn Rimes has grown up in the public eye, and it has not always been easy to watch. After bursting onto the music scene in 1996 at age 13 with a No. 1 country album and two Grammy Awards, her star shone brightly for several years before being…

  11. Bellamy Bros. Cherish 'Redneck Girls Forever'

    July 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After celebrating their 25th anniversary last year with two commemorative CD collections, the Bellamy Brothers are moving full steam ahead into the next chapter of their career with a new relationship with Curb Records and forthcoming album, …

  12. Keith, Brooks & Dunn Lead ACM Nominees

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Both acts are nominated in the entertainer of the year cat With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the…

  13. Rimes, Father Resolve Differences

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST The father of singer LeAnn Rimes says he and his 19-year-old daughter have resolved their legal battle. "It is difficult to express just how happy I am that all of the legal troubles between my daught The father of singer LeAnn Rimes says he and his 19-year-old daughter have resolved…

  14. Rimes Ends Dispute, Re-Signs With Curb

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST After a year of battling in court to be free of the contract she signed with Curb Records at age 12, LeAnn Rimes has made the surprising decision to re-sign with the label, Billboard Bulletin reports. After a year of battling in court to be free of the contract she signed with Curb Records at…