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  1. Road Work: George Jones, Sigur Ros, The Hives

    November 19, 2012 12:57 PM EST Timeless hearts: After a near six-decade career, country music legend George Jones has begun what he's terming a farewell tour. Dubbed the Grand Tour and booked by the Richard de la Font Agency, the run kicked off Nov. 11 at the Mansion The ...

  2. Andy Williams Chart Legacy: 42 Hot 100 Hits, 4 Adult Contemporary No. 1s

    September 26, 2012 5:49 PM EDT Andy Williams will be remembered as a "middle-of-the-road" singer, a term that we now call "Adult Contemporary," but that may not be an accurate way of remembering the crooner who scored 42 hits on The Billboard Hot 100 (and it ...

  3. Andy Williams, 'Moon River' Singer, Dead at 84

    September 26, 2012 10:12 AM EDT With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature "Moon River," Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the '60s we usually hear about. "The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you wer ...

  4. New Show-Me Fest Hires Conway Entertainment Group

    January 28, 2011 4:24 PM EST Contracts were finalized on Wednesday for Nashville-based Conway Entertainment Group to produce a new festival, the Show-Me Music & Arts Festival in Springfield, Mo., Billboard.biz has learned. CEG is helmed by CEO Tony Conway, longtime presid ...

  5. Special: Celebrating Songs For 40 Years

    June 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT When the members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame convene for its annual gala award dinner on June 18 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York, attendees will celebrate not just a stellar group of inductees but also the organization's 40th an ...

  6. Clark, Mandrell, McCoy Headed To Country Hall

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Roy Clark, Barbara Mandrell and Charlie McCoy will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame at a medallion ceremony this spring. The announcement was made by the Country Music Assocation at the downtown Nashville HOF today (Feb. 4). Clark, ...

  7. Williams To Receive ELLA Award

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Emmy-winning singer Andy Williams has been announced as the recipient of the 17th annual ELLA Award by the Society of Singers (SOS). The presentation will take place May 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Willliams, who won an ...

  8. O'Donnell Begins North American Trek

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Irish vocalist Daniel O'Donnell will embark on his largest North American tour to date, visiting approximately 3,000- to 5,000-capacity venues, beginning with four concerts at Ontario's Niagara Falls Memorial Arena from Dec. 3-7. Those l ...