1. Pete Fisher Departs Grand Ole Opry to Helm Academy of Country Music

    January 09, 2017 12:01 PM EST The Academy of Country Music has tapped a highly regarded Nashville music executive to fill its vacant chief executive officer position. Grand Ole Opry vp/GM Pete Fisher will step into the role effective Jan. 30. The ACM is based in Encino, Calif., and Fisher and his wife, Hope, are expected…

  2. Bubbling Under: Rumer Has It With Hall & Oates Cover

    September 07, 2012 4:25 PM EDT Each Friday, Billboard presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Rumer, Diamond Rings, High Valley, BeatKing. Rumer After her retro-sounding debut album Seasons of My Soul reached No. 46 on the…

  3. Neil Young to Receive Humanitarian Award at Junos

    January 27, 2011 11:37 AM EST N eil Young will be honored with the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award at Canada's 40th annual Juno Awards Mar. 27 in Toronto, the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has announced. Young, who was forced to cancel an appearance at the 2005 Juno Awards in Winnipeg to recuperate…

  4. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI's 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Maroon 5 takes song 2006 - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI&…

  5. Tunes On TV

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 17- 23. MONDAY, Sept. 17 Live with Regis and Kelly," SYN Featured Artist(s): Diana Krall, Ashanti, Morgan Freeman. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Emmylou Harris, Howie Mandel, Amanda Bynes. Late Night with Conan…

  6. Canyon, Yellowbird Top Nominees For CCMA Awards

    August 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT George Canyon and Shane Yellowbird lead the nominees for the Canadian Country Music Association Awards with five apiece. Paul Brandt, Doc Walker, Emerson Drive, Brad Johner and Carolyn Dawn Johnson ga George Canyon and Shane Yellowbird lead the nominees for the Canadian Country Music…

  7. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI's 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Maroon 5 takes song 2006 - Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI&…

  8. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Paul Brandt and Claudia Church answer the call of their country when they head to Bosnia to entertain U.S. troops there. The trip is the first USO junket for both artists.<br clear="none 2004 - Indianapolis residents get more than they bargain for after an…

  9. Brandt, Road Hammers Lead Canadian Country Nominees

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Albertan cowboy Paul Brandt will likely be looking over his shoulder as he hosts the 2005 Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA), set for Sept. 12 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta Veteran Albertan cowboy Paul Brandt will likely be looking over his shoulder as he hosts the…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Indianapolis residents get more than they bargain for after an unknown person empties the sewage tank from rapper Twista's tour bus onto downtown McCrea Street. The artist is in town to 2004 - Indianapolis residents get more than they bargain for after an…

  11. Avril Takes Juno Hat-Trick

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three awards, Avril Lavigne led the pack at Canada's 34th Annual Juno Awards, held last night (April 3) at Winnipeg's MTS Centre. Lavigne, who is currently on tour in the Far East, won artist of With three awards, Avril Lavigne led the pack at Canada's 34th Annual Juno…

  12. TunesOnTV

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 13 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Jason Mraz (also scheduled: Josh Duhamel, Ken Jennings). "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Tim McGraw (also…

  13. Tunes On TV

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 8-14, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 8 "Today," NBC Featured Artist: Peter Frampton (also scheduled: Ellen DeGeneres). "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mariah Carey (also scheduled:…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>The Artist Formerly Known As Prince announces that he will start using his name again. The singer says the reason for switching back is because his publishing contract with Warner/Chappe 2000 - The Artist Formerly Known As Prince announces that he will start using…

  15. Billboard Bits: Crow/Goo Goo Dolls, Supergrass, Yahoo!

    December 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Sheryl Crow and the Goo Goo Dolls performing at the annual NHL All-Star Game, Supergrass heading to the U.S. for a handful of tour dates, and how some music stars ranked among the most sear Sheryl Crow and the Goo Goo Dolls have signed on to perform at the annual National Hockey…

  16. 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards Winners

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards, handed out Sept. 9 in Calgary, Alberta. Fans' Choice Award: Terri Clark Female Artist of the Year: Carolyn Dawn Johnson Male Artist of the Year: Paul Brandt Group or Duo of the…

  17. Carolyn Dawn Johnson Tops Canadian Country Awards

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Arista Nashville's Carolyn Dawn Johnson was again the big winner at the Canadian Country Music Awards, held last night (Sept. 9) in Calgary, Alberta. In addition to top female, Johnson took home troph Arista Nashville's Carolyn Dawn Johnson was again the big winner at the Canadian…

  18. 37TunesOnTV

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 9-15, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 9 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Justin Timberlake ("Like I Love You" video). "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured…

  19. Clark, Brandt Among Top CCMA Contenders

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Terri Clark, Paul Brandt, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Emerson Drive lead the nominations for this year's Canadian Country Music Awards, with five each. The awards will be presented Sept. 9 at Calgary's Terri Clark, Paul Brandt, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Emerson Drive lead the…

  20. 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards Nominees

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the 2002 Canadian County Music Awards nominees, to be handed out Sept. 9 in Calgary, Alberta: Fan's choice award: Paul Brandt Terri Clark Adam Gregory Carolyn Dawn Johnson Jason McCoy Single of the year: "Cowboy Hats," Chris…

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