1. Neal McCoy Dishes on the Four Charley Pride Classics He Cut for Relaunched Album

    November 07, 2014 3:42 PM EST This week, Neal McCoy partnered with Cracker Barrel's Old Country Store for the relaunch of Pride: A Tribute to Charley Pride , complete with two new cuts. Neal McCoy, 'Roll on Mississippi': Song Premiere In the launch of our new "Friday Five" segment, he talks…

  2. Jason Aldean & More Country Stars Top Hot Tours

    August 14, 2014 5:09 PM EDT Blake Shelton & Rascal Flatts round out the top 3. Country music dominates the first three slots on the weekly slate of Hot Tours based on ticket sales reported from summer treks by Jason Aldean , Blake Shelton and Rascal Flatts . The country headliners are all on the road in North…

  3. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert set to Play 'Route 66 Harvest' Festival in October

    July 18, 2014 10:44 AM EDT Country Music fans in the Las Vegas area are going to be in luck with the debut of a brand new music festival that will keep the city rocking this October. Live Nation along with MGM Records International announced Route 66 Harvest. The event is scheduled for October 3-5, and will feature a…

  4. Neal McCoy, 'Roll on Mississippi': Song Premiere From 'Pride: A Tribute to Charley Pride'

    July 22, 2013 2:00 PM EDT Looking back on his career, Neal McCoy gives a lot of credit to the man who pushed him out into the spotlight as an opening act – Country Music Hall of Fame member Charley Pride. "He stands taller than anyone else in my career," McCoy told Billboard. "I've been…

  5. Fall Album Preview 2012

    August 31, 2012 10:25 AM EDT Chart Article From No Doubt and Green Day to Wiz Khalifa, Deadmau5, and Jason Aldean and far beyond, Billboard spotlights which rock, hip-hop, Latin, country, indie and pop artists and albums to watch for in the season ahead. Who will reign supreme in autumn 2012? Here are 125 contenders we&…

  6. Neal McCoy Returns, With Help From Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert

    February 22, 2012 2:15 PM EST If nothing else, Neal McCoy definitely qualifies as a survivor in the hectic world that is the music biz. With a list of hits to his credit as "Wink" and "If I Were A Drinkin' Man," the singer has remained a fan favorite -- both on record, as well as his stage show.…

  7. Eli Young Band's Long Road to Country Songs No. 1

    November 10, 2011 4:00 PM EST Also: Miranda Lambert Tops Country Album Chart... Yet Again Eli Young Band claims their first No. 1 on the radio-fueled Country Songs chart this week with "Crazy Girl," completing the third-longest climb in the modern era of the radio-fueled list. The track steps 2-1 in its 38th…

  8. Jerrod Niemann Eyes Summer 2012 for 'Groove-Driven' Next Album

    May 21, 2011 9:43 AM EDT Chart-topping country singer/songwriter Jerrod Niemann has targeted the summer of 2012 for his second major label album -- the follow-up to last year's "Judge Jerrod & the Hung Jury" -- and he promises that it's "definitely going to be another concept record. …

  9. Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Ready to Get Married This Weekend

    May 13, 2011 3:29 PM EDT The most anticipated wedding in the country music world this year doesn't involve a prince or a Middleton. Country's royal couple, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton , are tying the knot Saturday in Texas. "I'm excited to get married," Lambert told The Associated Press…

  10. Ask Billboard: "Glee," Olivia Newton-John, Bee Gees

    May 14, 2010 4:35 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. TOTAL "GLEE"-CLIPSE OF THE CHART? Hi Gary, With the "Glee"…

  11. Day-By-Day: The Obama Inauguration Music Guide

    January 15, 2009 5:17 PM EST The official Presidential Inauguration kick-off event featuring Bono and Bruce Springsteen on Jan. 18 is one of dozens of Washington D.C. bashes celebrating President-elect Barack Obama's Jan. 20 swearing-in. Aretha Franklin, the Dead, Beyonce, Death Cab For Cute and the Beastie Boys are…

  12. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2003 - Irish…

  13. This Day in Music

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Rowland of chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child announces the group will split after its fall North American tour. 2005 - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Rowland of chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child announces the group will split after…

  14. This Day in Music

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The members of Split Enz announce they are reuniting for an Australian arena tour 22 years after they originally broke up. 2006 - The members of Split Enz announce they are reuniting for an Australian arena tour 22 years after they originally broke up. 2005 - Rob Thomas' solo…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his home in Florida at the age of 56. The cause of death is not made public. 2003 - Irish…

  16. This Day in Music

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Rowland of chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child announces the group will split after its fall North American tour. 2005 - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Rowland of chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child announces the group will split after…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The members of Split Enz announce they are reuniting for an Australian arena tour 22 years after they originally broke up. 2006 - The members of Split Enz announce they are reuniting for an Australian arena tour 22 years after they originally broke up. 2005 - Rob Thomas' solo…

  18. McGraw Teams With Hill Again On New Album

    January 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw will release "Let It Go," his first studio album in three years, on March 27 via Curb. The set, the follow-up to 2004's "Live Like You Were Dying," will feature a pair of duets with wife Fa Tim McGraw will release "Let It Go," his first studio…

  19. McGraw Unveiling New Video On New Year's

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw will premiere the video for the first single from his new album just after the stroke of midnight on Jan. 1 on CMT. The clip for "Last Dollar" was shot during McGraw's Soul 2 Soul II tour w Tim McGraw will premiere the video for the first single from his new album…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Without comment, the Supreme Court refuses to throw out a suit charging that composer Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber copied from another songwriter the "Phantom Song" from his "Phantom of the O 2005 - Badfinger drummer Michael Gibbins dies in his sleep at his…

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