Billy Ray Cyrus

  1. Morning Fix: WME Partners for Six Country Festivals; What WMG's Shazam Deal Means for Music; 'American Idol' Suit Slams Sony; 'Guardians' Trailer Boosts 'Hooked on a Feeling'

    February 21, 2014 8:45 AM EST Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE ADA PARTNERS WITH MUTE, BEEFS UP MANAGEMENT The Alternative Distribution Alliance is taking measures to boost its international capabilities by adding staff and adding the Warner Music Group local t ...

  2. Buck 22, Billy Ray Cyrus' 'Achy Breaky 2' Hits Hot 100

    February 20, 2014 2:42 PM EST Move over, Miley. There's a new Cyrus making waves on social media … or rather, an older one: her father, Billy Ray.  On Feb. 11, rapper Buck 22 released "Achy Breaky 2," a modernized dubstep-infused reworking of Cyrus' 1992 br ...

  3. Justin Timberlake's '20/20' 2013's Best Selling Album, 'Blurred Lines' Top Song

    January 02, 2014 7:18 PM EST Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience" and Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" finish 2013 as the year's top selling album and song in the United States, respectively, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Timberlake� ...

  4. George Strait Honored At Country Radio Hall of Fame Gala

    February 27, 2013 3:16 AM EST It was a night of celebration Tuesday (Feb. 26) at the Nashville Convention Center as the 2013 Country Radio Seminar kicked off with the annual Country Radio Hall of Fame ceremony. Five broadcasters were inducted into the Hall, and one country mus ...

  5. 6 Questions with Billy Ray Cyrus

    November 05, 2012 11:32 AM EST Billy Ray Cyrus' life has been a rollercoaster ride, and he's still enjoying it. Cyrus catapulted from humble Kentucky beginnings to stardom with his 1992 debut, Some Gave All, which was certi- fied nine-times platinum, fueled by the h ...

  6. Billy Ray Cyrus Signs With Amazon

    February 02, 2012 4:30 PM EST NEW YORK (AP) - Billy Ray Cyrus is the latest celebrity to sign up with Amazon.com The singer of "Achy Breaky Heart" and father and former co-star of Miley Cyrus has a memoir, "Hillbilly Heart," coming in spring 2013. Amazon.co ...

  7. Adele, Prince... and Vanilla Ice? The 20 Albums to Lead the Billboard 200 for 16 Weeks or More

    January 19, 2012 5:12 PM EST As previously reported , Adele's "21" tops the Billboard 200 album chart for a 16th week, marking the survey's longest reign since the "Titanic" soundtrack also led for 16 frames in 1998. Since the chart began appeari ...

  8. Adele Matches No. 1 Run of 'Titanic' at the Top of Billboard 200

    January 18, 2012 11:00 AM EST As expected, Adele's "21" spends its 16th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 (104,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan; down 16%). Its reign is the longest since the "Titanic" soundtrack also earned 16 weeks at No. 1 i ...

  9. Can Anything Stop Adele's '21' Reign at No. 1?

    January 05, 2012 1:29 PM EST With few new major album releases out this week -- as is customary at the beginning of the year -- Adele's "21" will likely spend a 15th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart next week. It's projected to sell anywhere betwee ...

  10. Reports: Disney To Close Lyric Street Records

    April 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lyric Street Records, home to acts such Rascal Flatts, Bucky Covington and Love and Theft, will be shuttered according to reports online. The Nashville-based label opened its doors in 1997 and has been home to artists such as Billy Ray Cyrus and S ...

  11. Beathard, Swift, Hank Jr., Sony ATV Big Winners At BMI Country Awards

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Casey Beathard, Taylor Swift, Hank Williams, Jr., and publisher Sony/ATV were the big winners at the 56th Annual BMI Country Awards, which were held Tuesday night (Nov. 11) at the performing rights organization's Music Row offices in Nashvill ...

  12. Miley, Billy Ray To Appear On “Good Morning America,” CMA Awards

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Miley Cyrus, star of Disney Channel's "Hannah Montana," and her father, television co-star and duet partner Billy Ray Cyrus, will perform on ABC’s "Good Morning America” on Wednesday, Nov. 12. They are also scheduled to present ...

  13. Travis, Adkins, Evans Added To CMA Music Fest Lineup

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Trace Adkins, Bucky Covington, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sara Evans, Little Big Town, Montgomery Gentry, Craig Morgan, James Otto, Kenny Rogers and Randy Travis join an already stellar performance lineup for the nightly concerts at the CMA Music Festival, ...

  14. Billy Ray Cyrus To Host 'Nashville Star'

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Billy Ray Cyrus will host the reality show "Nashville Star" when the series, which aired on USA Network for five years, moves to NBC this summer. Previous hosts have included Jewel, LeAnn Rimes and Nancy O'Dell. As previously report ...

  15. Billy Ray, Miley Cyrus To Host CMT Awards

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST Billy Ray Cyrus and daughter Miley Cyrus ("Hannah Montana") will host 2008 CMT Music Awards on April 14. The show, which airs on CMT and CMT.com, will take place at Nashville's Curb Event Center at Belmont University. The pair, whos ...

  16. Radiohead's 'Rainbows' Rises

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Radiohead's "In Rainbows" makes a dramatic leap up the Billboard 200 to No. 1 after street-date violations pushed the album onto the chart early last week ... last week's chart-topper, Mary J. Blige's "Growing Pains,& ...

  17. 'Hannah Montana' Tickets Fuel Lawsuit

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Thousands of "Hannah Montana" fans who couldn't get concert tickets are suing the teen performer's fan club over memberships they claim were supposed to give them priority for seats. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a New J ...

  18. No Kiddin' -- Kid Rock Gets First No. 1 Album

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Though he began charting albums on The Billboard 200 in 1999 -- and started his recording career well before that -- Kid Rock finally notches his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week. His "Rock N' Roll Jesus" debuts atop ...

  19. Cyrus Added To CCMA Line-up

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Billy Ray Cyrus has been added to the Canadian Country Music Association Awards lineup. He joins Doc Walker, George Canyon, Emerson Drive, Jimmy Rankin and Carolyn Dawn Johnson, among others. The show, set for September 10 at Brandt Centre in Regi ...

  20. Prince Plants 'Planet' at No. 3; Cyrus Family Rules

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Prince's "Planet Earth" debuts at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 as the "Now 25" album holds at No. 1 and the "Hairspray" soundtrack moves up to No. 2 ... Billy Ray Cyrus returns to the top 20 of The Billboard 200 fo ...

  21. 'Infinity On' Top: Fall Out Boy Debuts at No. 1

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fall Out Boy rocks The Billboard 200 with its first No. 1 album as "Infinity on High" debuts in the penthouse ... Ashley Tisdale, best-known as a co-star of Disney Channel's "High School Musical," becomes the second member ...

  22. Cyrus Secures New Mgmt, Booking

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Billy Ray Cyrus has signed new management and booking deals. Billy Ray Cyrus has signed new management and booking deals. Terry Elam and the the Fitzgerald Hartley Co., with offices in Southern California and Nashville, will be Cyrus' new man ...