1. Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott Ties The Knot

    January 09, 2012 10:20 AM EST Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott tied the knot with country musician Chris Tyrrell on Saturday (Jan. 7) in an intimate ceremony in upstate New York. Slideshow: Hookups & Breakups See the Pics! The couple posted a video on Lady A's web site on Sunday confirming the news. "We…

  2. Country Music Preview: 10 for 2012

    January 03, 2012 3:30 PM EST is only a few days old, but there are a few things that we are really looking forward to in the world of country music. There are some big tours and quite a few big albums coming down the turnpike, and it's already looking to be a banner year. Here are ten things to look forward to:…

  3. Country Music's Biggest Moments of 2011

    December 29, 2011 6:30 PM EST There have been many memorable moments in the world of country music in 2011. While choosing only ten might be a little difficult, these are moments that really got people talking during the year. More Country: Top Singles | Top Albums | The Year in Country Glen Campbell's Sad News The…

  4. Michael Buble's 'Christmas' Hits Fourth Week at No. 1

    December 21, 2011 11:00 AM EST To the surprise of no one, recent "Saturday Night Live" guest Michael Buble spends a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with "Christmas," selling 448,000 (down 7%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. Released two months ago, the album has sold 1.96 million…

  5. Kenny Chesney's Top 20 Country Hits

    December 12, 2011 4:00 PM EST Chart Article He had the sixth biggest tour of the year , the seventh biggest Country Songs hit of the year , and the 10th biggest Country Album . In short, 2011 has been very good to Kenny Chesney. To celebrate his big year, we've compiled his 20 Biggest Billboard Country Songs hits…

  6. Eric Church Puts 'Drink' in Top 10 on Country Charts

    December 08, 2011 12:15 PM EST Eric Church claims his third and fastest top 10 on Billboard's Country Songs chart, as "Put a Drink in My Hand" gains 1.6 million audience impressions and steps 11-10 in its 17th chart week. He needed 32 weeks to achieve his first top 10 with "Love Your Love the Most"…

  7. Sherrie Austin Goes DIY for First Album in 8 Years

    December 06, 2011 12:30 PM EST The music business can be a funny thing. For proof of this, look no further than Sherrié Austin. The Australia native has had her share of radio hits like "Lucky In Love" and "Streets Of Heaven," but over the past few years, Austin has shifted gears a bit. Her songwriting…

  8. Court Denies Curb Records' Preliminary Injunction Against Tim McGraw

    November 30, 2011 4:15 PM EST A Nashville judge has ruled in favor of Tim McGraw and against Curb Records in an ongoing legal dispute between the two, according to the Nashville Tennessean. McGraw is now free to record for another label -- or on his own -- without Curb, which has been his only label home throughout his…

  9. Watch Taylor Swift Perform at Billboard Before She Was Famous

    November 30, 2011 11:00 AM EST Taylor Swift may be Billboard's Woman of the Year , but we remember Swift when she was just a girl of 16. Back in July 2006, when Taylor's debut single "Tim McGraw" was creeping up our Country Songs chart , the songstress stopped by Billboard's New York offices to…

  10. Ask Billboard: Uncovering Potentially Uncoverable Songs

    November 18, 2011 7:15 PM EST Ask Billboard is updated every week. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. UNCOVERING…

  11. Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw Reunite for Stadium Tour

    November 14, 2011 9:06 AM EST 'Brothers of the Sun' Tour Begins June 2 in Tampa Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw , who famously toured together in the early 2000s, will reunite for the 19-date Brothers of the Sun stadium tour, beginning June 2 in Tampa. The tour also features special guests Grace Potter & the…

  12. Kenny Loggins Glows About Newest Musical 'Brother'

    November 10, 2011 2:05 PM EST Hit-making singer/songwriter Kenny Loggins joined country music's biggest party last night, kicking off the 45th annual CMA Awards performing "Footloose" with Blake Shelton, who went on to collect his second consecutive male vocalist of the year trophy. Loggins' current…

  13. CMA Awards: Taylor Swift Reclaims Top Prize

    November 09, 2011 11:45 PM EST Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry Shine on Country's Biggest Night It was a mix of old favorites and new blood at the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards, as many acts on the show claimed their first trophies. The first award of the night was proof of this, as…

  14. 2011 CMAs: The Stars Have Arrived

    November 09, 2011 8:00 PM EST There will be no shortage of star power at the 2011 Country Music Awards. Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood sparkled on the red carpet before the Nashville, Tenn., ceremony on Wednesday night -- literally, thanks to their studded gowns. Country's leading ladies were joined by the…

  15. CMAs Preview & Predictions: Male Vocalist

    November 08, 2011 1:15 PM EST The male vocalist category at the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards is stacked with titans of (the music) industry, but only one guy can win it. To get you ready for the big show (Wednesday night at 8/7c) The 615 is offering our pick, and it probably won't come as a surprise.…

  16. American Country Awards: Zac Brown, Jason Aldean Lead Nominees

    October 13, 2011 11:05 AM EDT The nominations for the 2nd Annual American Country Awards were announced, and it was a big day for many of the top younger stars in the format. Jason Aldean and the Zac Brown Band led the way with eight nominations each. On their heels were newcomers Thompson Square , who scored seven…

  17. Hot Tours: Def Leppard, RHCP, Tim McGraw

    October 07, 2011 5:50 PM EDT Rock legends Def Leppard and Heart occupy the No. 1 slot on Hot Tours as the superstar pairing's Mirror Ball tour traipsed for four months through the U.S. and Canada during the summer, performing primarily at outdoor amphitheaters and arenas. The Def Leppard/Heart ranking is based on…

  18. Marc Anthony, Toby Keith, Drake, Coldplay Score Landmark No. 1s

    October 03, 2011 3:55 PM EDT Four superstar acts add impressive milestones to their already distinguished careers with new No. 1s on Nielsen BDS-based Billboard airplay charts this week. Marc Anthony Anthony collects his 20th No. 1 on Tropical Songs, as "Rain Over Me," on which he's featured, rises 4-1.…

  19. Luke Bryan Happy to See All Ages 'Shake It' for Him

    July 30, 2011 3:00 PM EDT Luke Bryan feels like he's on the verge of something big with "Tailgates and Tanlines." The Georgia-born singer's third album comes out Aug. 9 riding the momentum of 2009's gold-certified "Doin' My Thing" and its No. 1 country hits "Rain Is a Good…

  20. Randy Travis Mulls Special Concert for 'Storms of Life' Anniversary

    July 20, 2011 2:00 PM EDT An album featuring 21 guests isn't a shabby way to celebrate a silver anniversary. And Randy Travis is hoping that something more -- a TV special or a concert, perhaps -- might happen to commemorate the 25 years since his triple-platinum major label debut album, "Storms of Life.…

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