Alison Krauss

  1. Kelly Clarkson, 'Duck Dynasty' Christmas Albums Set for Top 10

    November 01, 2013 8:57 PM EDT New Christmas albums from Kelly Clarkson and the hit TV show "Duck Dynasty" are on course for top 10 debuts on the Billboard 200 chart. Clarkson's new "Wrapped In Red," which is her first holiday effort, may sell around ...

  2. Alison Krauss, Russell Moore Lead Bluegrass Nominations

    August 17, 2012 7:15 PM EDT Many of the top stars in bluegrass music were in attendance Wednesday at Nashville's Loveless Barn as the nominations were announced for the 23rd Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards. Figuring prominently in the mix were Russell Moore ...

  3. Morning Fix: 'Jay-Z's Nets,' Cooking Vinyl's New Rock Label, Sir Paul on Pussy Riot, Elvis

    August 16, 2012 8:48 AM EDT No, Jay-Z Is Not The Brooklyn Nets Majority Owner From the outside looking in at all of his contributions to the new Brooklyn Nets franchise - from lobbying for the new arena to designing the team logo -- one would think Jay-Z would own more than ...

  4. Indie Labels Win 34 Grammys, Says A2IM

    February 14, 2012 7:30 AM EST Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, whose sophomore self-titled album on the Jagjaguwar label, biting one of his two 2012 Grammy awards won for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Album. (Getty) Led by Bon Iver's two Grammy wins, the American Ass ...

  5. Expanded 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' Soundtrack Arriving Aug. 16

    June 09, 2011 8:47 PM EDT An expanded edition of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," the biggest-selling soundtrack of the last decade, will be released Aug. 16. A two-CD set from UMe, the deluxe edition includes 13 songs recorded during original sessions for the film ...

  6. Foo Fighters Flying Towards First No. 1 Album

    April 14, 2011 12:18 PM EDT After nearly 16 years, six studio albums, a live set and a greatest hits package -- Foo Fighters are finally heading for its first No. 1 album next week. Industry prognosticators suggest their new "Wasting Light" album could sell over 20 ...

  7. Robert Plant To Release New Solo Album Sept. 14

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Fresh off his Grammy-winning Alison Krauss collaboration "Raising Sand" in 2007, Robert Plant will release his forthcoming album, "Band of Joy," Sept. 14 on Rounder Records. Recorded in Nashville, the Americana album was co-pro ...

  8. Cracker Barrel To Offer Alan Jackson Collection

    October 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Cracker Barrel Old Country Store will offer the Alan Jackson Collection, a 40-plus piece assortment of lifestyle items created in conjunction with Jackson, beginning Nov. 2. The collection features menswear and womenswear, food items, collectibles ...

  9. Tyminski Wins Top Bluegrass Awards

    October 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dan Tyminski won two top awards Thursday night at the 20th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, including male vocalist of the year for the fourth time. The duo Dailey & Vincent won best entertainer for the second straight year and com ...

  10. U2 Scores Q1's Top-Selling International Artist Album

    April 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2's "No Line On The Horizon" (Interscope) was the best-selling album by an international act in the U.S. for the first quarter of 2009, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan. The Irish rock group's 12th album is No. 2 ov ...

  11. Next Year's Grammys Set For January

    March 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Grammys will be held a bit earlier in 2010. The 52nd annual awards will air live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 31. Neil Portnow, president and CEO of The Recording Academy, says the academy is "delighted to host th ...

  12. Grammy Wins Lift Albums By Plant And Krauss, Adele

    February 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Grammy Awards may not have the sales driving power that they once had, but they can still provide a pop for the winners and performers. Merchants say that album of the year winner "Raising Sand" by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss ap ...

  13. Plant, Krauss Get Post-Grammys Push

    February 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST The five-times Grammy-winning partnership between bluegrass singer Alison Krauss and former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant is getting another promotional push in the U.K. The duo's set "Raising Sand," released by Decca/Rounder i ...

  14. The 2009 Grammys: What You Didn't See On TV

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST - With Alison Krauss' five Grammys on the night, she now has an astonishing 26 total Grammy wins. It makes her the most-winning woman of all time (a title she even held before tonight's haul) -- and is one behind Quincy Jones' livin ...

  15. Plant/Krauss, Lil Wayne Win Big At 51st Grammys

    February 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Robert Plant and Alison Krauss were the big winners at the 51st annual Grammy Awards at Los Angeles' Staples Center, tallying five trophies, including album of the year for the Rounder project "Raising Sand" and record of the year f ...

  16. Retailers Predict Post-Grammy Sales Spikes For Krauss, Plant, Perry

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST While the Grammy show doesn't generate music sales like it used to, retailers are happy for any event that can drive traffic into stores. "The Grammys don't have the same effect on sales that it used to, but having said that, the bi ...

  17. PromoBot Unveiled In Cannes

    January 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST PromoBot, a targeted online music promotion system, was unveiled in Cannes during the MidemNet digital music conference. Somerville, M.A.-based music intelligence company the Echo Nest says the services's Web crawling, language processing and ...

  18. EverGreen Acquires Sidney Lawrence Catalog

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EverGreen Copyrights has acquired the Sidney Lawrence back catalog from veteran bluegrass songwriter/performer Sidney Cox. As part of the deal, EverGreen will administer the songs and additionally signed Cox to a publishing deal for new works goin ...

  19. AKUS, Blue Highway Lead IBMA Nominees

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Krauss nabs 11 nods. Alison Krauss and Union Station have scored an impressive 11 group and individual nominations for the upcoming International Bluegrass Association Awards, which will be held Sept. 28 in Nashville. Blue Highway claimed 10 nomin ...

  20. Jerry Douglas Signs With CAA

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST To rep for touring, tv/movie soundtracks, more. Dobro virtuoso/composer/producer Jerry Douglas has signed with Creative Artists Agnecy. CAA will represent Douglas in touring, television and movie soundtracks, and projects for advertising and promo ...

  21. Cherryholmes Named IBMA Entertainer Of The Year

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Awards held at the Ryman. Cherryholmes was named entertainer of the year at the 16th Annual International Bluegrass Music Assn. Awards, held last night (Oct. 27) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. The family band made history as the first act e ...

  22. Krauss Leads Nominations For Bluegrass Awards

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alison Krauss + Union Station, Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Blue Highway and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver each accumulated multiple nominations for the 16th Annual International Bluegrass Music Aw Alison Krauss + Union Station, Rhonda ...

  23. Krauss, Skaggs To Host IBMA's Awards Show

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Show takes place October 27 in Nashville. The International Bluegrass Music Assn. (IBMA) has tapped Alison Krauss and Ricky Skaggs to host the 16th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Show October 27 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. T ...

  24. Nashville Scene

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A successful partnership with Alison Krauss + Union Station that resulted in the sale of more than 125,000 albums in just two months has executives at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store seeking other ar A successful partnership with Alison Krauss + ...

  25. Cracker Barrel Nabs Charlie Daniels

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A successful partnership with Alison Krauss + Union Station that resulted in the sale of more than 125,000 albums in just two months has executives at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store seeking out othe A successful partnership with Alison Krauss + ...

  26. Cracker Barrel Nabs Exclusive Krauss Compilation

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Album available May 10. Alison Krauss + Union Station will have a new compilation CD available exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations across the U.S. beginning May 10. Titled "Home on the Highways," the CD is a collect ...

  27. Cracker Barrel Nabs Exclusive Krauss Compilation

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Album available May 10. Alison Krauss + Union Station will have a new compilation CD available exclusively at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations across the U.S. beginning May 10. Titled "Home on the Highways," the CD is a collect ...

  28. On The Road

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST A sponsorship deal between Alison Krauss + Union Station and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store will link the restaurant chain with the bluegrass star and company for all of 2005. Read Ray Waddell's col A sponsorship deal between Alison Krauss ...

  29. Cracker Barrel To Sponsor Krauss Tour

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Alison Krauss & Union Station have signed a tour sponsorship deal with Lebanon, Tenn.-based restaurant chain Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Billboard.biz has learned. Alison Krauss & Union Station have signed a tour sponsorship deal ...

  30. Alison Krauss & Union Station

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST In her first studio date in three years, multi-Grammy Award honoree Alison Krauss stays true to her bluegrass roots. In her first studio date in three years, multi-Grammy Award honoree Alison Krauss stays true to her bluegrass roots. News Alison K ...

  31. McCoury Leads Bluegrass Awards

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury won his ninth honor for entertainer of the year at the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards last night (Oct. 7) at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. McCoury Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury won his ninth hon ...

  32. Del McCoury Band Leads Bluegrass Noms

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Del McCoury Band tops the list of nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, set for Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Ky. The awards show, hosted by Alison Krau The Del McCoury Band tops the list of nominees ...