Charles Kelley

  1. Lady Antebellum Delay Tour Until 2014

    October 14, 2013 11:41 PM EDT Lady Antebellum is postponing the start of its 60-date concert tour. The Nashville, Tenn.-based country music trio says on its website it will now begin the 60-plus city tour Jan. 10 in Peoria, Ill. Lady A had been scheduled to start the tour No ...

  2. Backbeat: Lady Antebellum’s 'Golden' Album Release Party and Performance

    May 09, 2013 10:12 AM EDT “I feel like I can touch everybody,” Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley said with a smile last night, while standing on the small stage at the McKittrick Hotel in New York. And actually, he could. The tiny crowd of about 200 Citi card holders and ...

  3. ASCAP Reports 2012 Financials: Distributed $827 Million

    March 04, 2013 3:32 PM EST ASCAP collected $941 million in revenue last year, down 4.5% from its 2011 total of $982 million. But royalty payments increased slightly to $827 million, up from $824 million in the previous year. This article first appeared in Billboard Mag ...

  4. The Year In Country: Georgia Rules 2012 With Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum & More

    December 14, 2012 8:16 AM EST Georgia has long been a hotbed for country music, producing such stars as Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt and Trisha Yearwood, but perhaps never before have Peach State artists dominated the Billboard charts the way they did in 2012. Four Georgia acts ...

  5. Backbeat: ACM Weekend With Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley; Capitol and Warner Afterparties and Blake Shelton's NRA Celebrity Shoot!

    April 03, 2012 2:01 PM EDT From left: Musicians Craig Morgan, Blake Shelton and TV personality Lee Lakosky participate in the NRA Country ACM Celebrity Shoot Hosted By Blake Shelton at the Desert Hills Shooting Club in South Boulder City, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Gett ...

  6. Backbeat: George Strait, Bob Pittman, Gary Overton at Country Radio Seminar Day One

    February 23, 2012 1:44 PM EST The Ryman Room was overflowing with CRS attendees when Tenacity Records threw its first CRS bash. Keeping it all about the music, Tenacity artists Bill Gentry and Darryl Worley performed their new music and kept the party going well into the night ...

  7. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift Lead Academy of Country Music Awards Noms

    January 26, 2012 11:58 AM EST Nominations were announced for the 47th Academy of Country Music Awards on Thursday. Kenny Chesney leads with nine nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, a category he has won four times since 2004. Following him in nominations is Jason A ...

  8. Lady Antebellum Plants 'Kiss' on Hot Country Songs Chart

    May 09, 2011 12:40 PM EDT Lady Antebellum logs its highest debut among its 15 career entries on Billboard's Hot Country Songs radio airplay chart, as "Just a Kiss" soars in at No. 28. The song opens with a first-week audience of 6 million on 85 stations, acc ...

  9. Lady Antebellum's Five Grammy Wins Makes For Exuberant EMI After Party

    February 14, 2011 9:38 AM EST Just as the clock struck midnight as Sunday night gave way to Monday, Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley was aggressively high-five-ing Mike Dugan, the president and CEO of Capitol Records Nashville, at the EMI post-Grammy party in Hollywood. K ...

  10. Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum Win Early at CMAs

    November 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Miranda Lambert and good friends Lady Antebellum were off to a fast start at the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night, winning early awards for their hits "The House That Built Me" and "Need You Now." Miranda ...