1. Train's Pat Monahan Delivers Powerful National Anthem Performance at NBA Finals Game 1

    June 01, 2017 9:56 PM EDT Train singer Pat Monahan kicked off game one of the NBA Finals at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, with a powerful performance of the national anthem. Ahead of the Golden State Warriors facing off against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the championship round for the third straight year,…

  2. Train's Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    February 28, 2017 10:11 AM EST From "Meet Virginia" to "Play That Song," Train has long been rolling on Billboard's charts. In honor of Train frontman Pat Monahan 's birthday (Feb. 28), Billboard takes a look at the band's successful track record on the Billboard Hot 100 , among other…

  3. Train's Pat Monahan Talks Getting Into the Holiday Spirit With 'Christmas In Tahoe' Album: Exclusive Song Premiere

    November 03, 2015 1:09 PM EST When it came to choosing, and writing, songs for Train 's upcoming Christmas In Tahoe  album -- whose rendition of Slade 's "Merry Christmas Everybody" is premiered below -- frontman Pat Monahan felt it had to be more naughty than nice. "It should be more rock'n&…

  4. CMT's 'Artists of the Year' Special Honors Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line & More

    December 04, 2013 1:54 AM EST CMT's celebration of country music's top artists of 2013 was a complete dude fest. Whether it was saluting Tim McGraw as a more-relevant-than-ever trailblazer, acknowledging the genre's love-hate relationship with Florida Georgia Line, the precociousness of Hunter Hayes or the…

  5. INXS Confirm Split: 'It's Time to Step Away'

    November 12, 2012 11:10 PM EST INXS has confirmed that it's calling it quits. The Australian group announced on Monday night that it had decided to bring the curtain down on a career that's lasted 35 years and 11 studio albums, including six that sold platinum or better in the U.S. "We understand that this…

  6. Aguilera, Buble Among 'A Very Special Christmas' Anniversary Artists

    August 06, 2012 8:11 PM EDT Christina Aguilera , Michael Buble , Dave Matthews and Train are among the acts helping Special Olympics celebrate the 25th anniversary of its "A Very Special Christmas" album series. Two albums will be released Oct. 16 to celebrate the partnership, which has raised more than $100…

  7. Train Makes Tracks in Wine World

    May 02, 2012 7:55 PM EDT Backstage with the rock band Train before a performance at San Francisco's hallowed Great American Music Hall may not be quite what you expect from a Grammy-winning, multiplatinum group. What's missing from the dressing room - groupies, bling and that we're-about-to-trash-this…

  8. Train Tries To Follow A Massive Hit - Again - on 'California 37'

    April 06, 2012 3:10 PM EDT In 2009, the members of Train thought the band might have run out of road. Its third album, "For Me, It's You," released by Columbia in 2006, had failed to live up to expectations. Its breakout, multiplatinum debut, "Drops of Jupiter," was eight years in the rearview,…

  9. ACM Awards: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Lady A Own the Night

    April 01, 2012 11:55 PM EDT The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, were a mixture of expected winners sprinkled with a couple of surprises. Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, and Lady Antebellum repeated wins in the Entertainer, Female Vocalist, and Vocal Group of the…

  10. Train's Pat Monahan Talks 'Drive By,' Following Up 'Hey Soul Sister'

    January 27, 2012 9:45 AM EST 'Hey Soul Sister' Singer Says Fans Can Expect a New Album This Spring In 2009, Train 's "Hey, Soul Sister" became the little song that could, chugging from an initial landing in the Adult Top 40 chart toward a No. 1 spot. Now, the San Francisco band is polishing off…

  11. Martina McBride Goes for 'Organic and Rootsy' on 11th Album

    October 06, 2011 3:30 PM EDT When Martina McBride releases her eleventh studio album (appropriately titled "Eleven") on Oct. 11, it will mark her very first project for Republic Nashville -- after a very successful run with RCA. Releasing her first album, "The Time Has Come," back in 1992, McBride has…

  12. Train Primed to Record New Album, Ukulele Included

    August 09, 2011 3:00 PM EDT Though still on the road -- with Maroon 5 -- celebrating the success of its gold-certified comeback album "Save Me, San Francisco" (2009), Train is also "about 75 or 80 percent done with writing the next album," according to frontman Pat Monahan. "As exciting as it is…

  13. INXS 'In the Throes of Discussing' Next Album

    July 08, 2011 11:30 AM EDT INXS guitarist Tim Farriss would really like to "collapse into a heap" back in Australia after the group wraps the North American leg of its Original Sin Tour in mid-August. But rest may be short-lived since, he says, the group is "in the throes of discussing" its next…

  14. Stevie Nicks, Miranda Lambert & More Perform on 'The Voice': Watch

    June 30, 2011 1:10 PM EDT "The Voice" pulled out all the stops on Wednesday's finale when it paired its finalists with some of the biggest stars in music past and present. Javier Colon Wins 'The Voice' The iconic Stevie Nicks , OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder, Train's Pat Monahan and Blake…

  15. 'The Voice's' Javier Colon to 'Tell Stories' on Debut Album

    June 30, 2011 8:59 AM EDT Three of the four finalists on NBC's "The Voice" are already making plans to start recording albums prior to a six-city tour that starts July 27 in Los Angeles at the Gibson Amphitheatre. Winner Javier Colon, who had been dropped by Capitol and as late as January was still…

  16. Brad Paisley, Ne-Yo, Pitbull & Judges Perform on 'The Voice': Watch

    June 29, 2011 2:13 PM EDT On last night's final performance showdown on "The Voice," we saw X-tina and Beverly McClellan steal the show with their chill-inducing duet of Aguilera's "Beautiful" (which you can watch below). But Tuesday's (June 28) "Voice" was also filled with…

  17. Blake Shelton Wins Big, Jason Aldean & Ludacris Duet at CMT Awards

    June 09, 2011 12:31 AM EDT L udacris . Jason Aldean . A full arena on its feet waving its hands in the air. The close of the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night (June 8) was one of the most telling moments in the two-and-a-half-hour show, as a veteran rapper joined one of country's boundary-pushing acts to perform…

  18. Britney, Beyonce, Bieber Among 2011 Billboard Music Awards Highlights

    May 23, 2011 12:20 AM EDT From Britney Spears delivering a pair of unexpected performances, to pop stars like Justin Bieber and Rihanna taking home trophies, to Beyoncé receiving the Billboard Millennium Award after a show-stopping number, the 2011 Billboard Music Awards were full of big surprises and unforgettable…

  19. Britney Spears Joins Rihanna, Nicki Minaj Performances at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 10:30 PM EDT B ritney Spears and Rihanna kicked off the Billboard Music Awards in head-turning fashion Sunday night (May 22), with a racy live performance of their "S&M" remix complete with bejeweled handcuffs, pole dancing and a playful pillow fight. Spears later rocked the stage with Nicki…

  20. Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber Win Early at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 9:00 PM EDT The 2011 Billboard Music Awards kicked off with a bang, as pop stars like Rihanna , Britney Spears and the Black Eyed Peas rocked the stage of Las Vegas' MGM Grand, while Taylor Swift , Justin Bieber , Taio Cruz and Lady Antebellum snagged the first awards of the night. Britney Spears…

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