Dixie Chicks

  1. Chart Moves: Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines Makes Solo Debut, She & Him Bows on Cassette

    May 17, 2013 9:30 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, the top three were all debuts , as Lady Antebellum, "The Great Gatsby" soundtrack and the "Now 46" compilation moved in. Lady A's latest, "Golden," gave the country ...

  2. Backbeat: Taylor Swift, Ross The Intern Celebrate Target's 'Red' Deluxe Edition at Taylor Swift Pop-Up Store

    October 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift with Ross Matthews (a.k.a. Ross The Intern) at an album release event for her new record Red that turned an NYC showroom into a Taylor Swift pop-up store. (Photo: Andrew Hampp) Taylor Swift vividly recalls the day she told her managem ...

  3. Exclusive: Rick Rubin Brings American Recordings to Universal Republic

    August 22, 2012 7:00 AM EDT Rick Rubin has signed a deal to put the next incarnation of American Recordings through Republic Records. According to sources, Universal Republic president/CEO Monte Lipman and co-president/COO Avery Lipman recently completed a P&D deal with ...

  4. Tim McGraw Cracks Top 10, Lee Brice Scores First No. 1 on Country Songs

    April 13, 2012 6:45 AM EDT (Getty Images) Tim McGraw has competed 46 times in the top 10 on Country Songs, and nearly made it a two-fer this week, as his current solo single "Better Than I Used to Be" enters the upper tier (11-10), and a new duet with Kenny Chesne ...

  5. Lady Antebellum Lands Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    September 21, 2011 11:00 AM EDT As expected , country trio Lady Antebellum nets its second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Own the Night" debuts in the top slot, selling 347,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The launch marks the biggest sales week for an album ...

  6. 9/11: The Music Business Remembers

    September 09, 2011 1:10 PM EDT It was a magnificent, late-summer morning in New York on Sept. 11, 2001. There wasn't a cloud in the sky. The Yankees were atop the American League East with a 13-game lead over the second-place Boston Red Sox. The top box-office draws were P ...

  7. How Eddie Vedder and Other Musicians Helped Free the West Memphis Three

    August 20, 2011 3:53 PM EDT Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder was among the supporters of the West Memphis Three to witness their release from prison at the Craighead County Courthouse in Arkansas on Friday. The "three" -- Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and Jason B ...

  8. Anti-Scalping Groups Actually Financed by Live Nation, StubHub, Report Says

    July 21, 2011 10:43 AM EDT Amid heated competition and consumer complaints about ticket scalping, live event and ticketing giant Live Nation Entertainment and ticket reseller StubHub, part of eBay, have launched nonprofit groups to represent consumer interests as part of a ...

  9. Sarah McLachlan Taking Lilith Fair Down Under

    August 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Despite a stuttering run in North America, the Lilith Fair tour is heading to Australia. Lilith co-founder Sarah McLachlan will headline the all-female lineup, which will visit these shores in October for a five-date tour. Multiple-ARIA Award nomi ...

  10. Godsmack Grabs Third No. 1 Album; Eminem Wows Digitally

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT While Godsmack notches its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, Eminem snares the best sales week for a digital download song this year. Over on the Digital Songs chart, Eminem's new single "Not Afraid" debuts at No. 1 with 379,0 ...

  11. Godsmack Grabs Third No. 1 Album; Eminem Wows Digitally

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Chart watchers were correct in predicting that Godsmack would notch its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200. The band's latest project, "The Oracle," starts with 117,000 and is one of six new entries in the chart's top 10. M ...

  12. 2 of 3 Dixie Chicks Returning With New Music

    January 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Two members of the Dixie Chicks - minus lead singer Natalie Maines - are preparing to release a new album this year. According to CMT.com, sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison are working on a project to be released on Columbia Records. Howeve ...

  13. Best Of The 2000s: Part 1

    December 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22 ...

  14. Artists, Pols Rally For Performance Rights Act

    February 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST A Grammy Town Hall meeting tonight (Feb. 6) sought to kick off a grassroots movement aimed at passage of the Performance Rights Act, a bill re-introduced two days ago that would require U.S. terrestrial radio stations to pay performance royalties ...

  15. Beck To Open Club Nokia In L.A.

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nearly a week after headlining his biggest hometown concert at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl, Beck has been tapped for the Nov. 10 opening of the new Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Developed and booked by AEG Live, the 2,300-capacity Club ...

  16. AEG's Leiweke: We Won't Go 360

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST AEG president/CEO Tim Leiweke made it clear that the Los Angeles-based sports and entertainment presenter doesn't intend to adopt the same business model as competitor Live Nation, during his keynote address at the Grammy Foundation's 10 ...

  17. Eagles, Dixie Chicks Add L.A. Nokia Dates

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles and Dixie Chicks have added four more concert dates to help open the new 7,100-seat Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles this October. As previously reported , the Eagles/Dixie Chicks co-bill will perform Oct. 18 and 20. In addition, t ...

  18. Eagles, Dixie Chicks To Open New L.A. Theater

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles and Dixie Chicks are set to open the new 7,100-seat Nokia Theatre in L.A. Oct. 18 and 20. Tickets go on sale beginning Aug. 7. The two acts have partnered with iloveallaccess.com to give fans VIP packages for the concerts, according to ...

  19. Chrysalis Upbeat On H1 Performance

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Independent British music and media firm Chrysalis Group Plc said on Wednesday its first-half trading was "broadly in line" with expectations, and claimed its music and radio operations were "well placed" to outperform their re ...

  20. Rascal Flatts Leads CMT Music Award Nominations

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Nominations for the 2007 CMT Music Awards were revealed today (Feb. 28) with Rascal Flatts leading the way with three nods. The awards show is set for April 16 in Nashville. Video of the year nominations went to Carrie Underwood, Dixie Chicks, Geo ...

  21. Dixie Chicks Soar, Blige, Chili Peppers Win Big At Grammys

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks triumphed over their critics, Mary J. Blige played comeback queen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers reasserted their rock dominance at the 49th Grammy Awards, held last night (Feb. 11) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Chicks ...

  22. Rubin Offered Columbia Exec Role

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Columbia Records is in talks with producer Rick Rubin to take the role of co-chairman of the label . Rubin, nominated for Grammys this year for his work with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Dixie Chicks, currently heads up his own imprint, Ameri ...

  23. Aguilera, Blige, Luda Added To Grammy Performers

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Ludacris, Justin Timberlake and Carrie Underwood have joined the performance lineup for the 49th annual Grammy Awards, to be handed out Feb. 11 live on CBS from Los Angeles' Staples Center. They join previou ...

  24. Mary J. Blige Tops Grammy Nods

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mary J. Blige led the nominations the 49th annual Grammy awards, which were announced today (Dec. 7) in Los Angeles. The R&B singer was recognized in eight categories, including song of the year and best R&B album for "The Breakthroug ...

  25. Black Eyed Peas Win Big At AMAs

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards tonight (Nov. 21) at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Black Eyed Peas took home three awards tonight (Nov. 21) at the 2006 America ...

  26. Dixie Chicks' 'Long Way' Debuts No. 1

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tallied 526,000 copies in first week of U.S. sales. For the third time in their career, the Dixie Chicks roost on the top of The Billboard 200. The Columbia album "Taking the Long Way" tallied 526,000 copies in its first week of U.S. sal ...

  27. Dixie Chicks Tour Dates Revealed

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The North American leg of the Dixie Chicks' Accidents & Accusations tour will begin July 21 in Detroit, and will run through early November. The North American leg of the Dixie Chicks' Accidents & Accusations tour will begin ...

  28. Dixie Chicks Get Personal On 'Long Way'

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Set executive produced by Rick Rubin. The Dixie Chicks will re-emerge late this spring with the most personal album of their career. Due May 23 via Open Wide/Columbia, "Taking the Long Way" opens with "Not Ready To Make Nice," ...

  29. GROKSTER COVERAGE: Official Responses

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Trade groups, Congressional leaders and other interested parties offer early responses. Bo Andersen, president of the Video Software Dealers Association (VSDA) "VSDA is gratified that the Supreme Court has cleared the way for those who intent ...

  30. Royaltone Shuttered

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Royaltone Studios, a North Hollywood, Calif.-based facility that has hosted such artists as Van Halen, Christina Aguilera, No Doubt, the Dixie Chicks and Audioslave, closed Feb. 18. President Jane Sco NEW YORK -- Royaltone Studios, a North Hollywo ...

  31. Royaltone To Shutter

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST L.A.-based studio purchased by private co. Royaltone Studios, a North Hollywood, Calif.-based facility that has hosted such artists as Van Halen, Christina Aguilera, No Doubt, the Dixie Chicks and Audioslave, will close Friday (Feb. 18). President ...

  32. Supreme Court Sets Date For Grokster Hearing

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Supreme Court announced Jan. 19 that it will hear oral arguments in the MGM v. Grokster case on March 29. A host of entertainment industry and artists' groups have filed amicus (friend of the The U.S. Supreme Court announced Jan. 19 ...

  33. Artists File Amicus Briefs In Grokster Case

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.S. recording artists today (Nov. 8) for the first time filed a "friend of the court" brief with the U.S. Supreme Court. The musicians are asking the Court to review the so-called <A HREF="http://www U.S. recording artists today ...

  34. Vote For Change Tour Wraps Big

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Vote For Change tour concluded last night (Oct. 12) in Washington, D.C., in a blaze of glory, with a grand finale featuring Bruce Springsteen &amp; the E Street Band, John Fogerty, Dave Matthews B The Vote For Change tour concluded last ni ...

  35. Vote For Change Tickets Moving Fast

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Organizers of the Vote For Change tour say they are "thrilled" at initial on-sales for the politically charged trek, and expect most tickets to be sold out by Labor Day (Sept. 6). Organizers of the Vote For Change tour say they are " ...

  36. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up for the <A HREF="http://www.bill Updating a story first posted here yes ...

  37. Update: Top Artists To Rock Swing States

    August 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted here yesterday (Aug. 3), artists such as Pearl Jam, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M., the Dixie Chicks and the Dave Matthews Band have teamed up for the <A HREF="http://www.bill Updating a story first posted here yes ...

  38. Bruce, DMB, Chicks To Play For Kerry?

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sources say a series of "swing state" concerts are being planned for October in support of Senator John Kerry's Presidential campaign. Among the artists believed to be participating are Bruce Springst Sources say a series of "s ...

  39. Dixie Chicks, Donnas, Alanis On Rock The Vote Bill

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rock the Vote will begin a five-month, 50-city bus tour on June 16 in Los Angeles. The trek will hit a wide range of venues, including college campuses, before wrapping Nov. 2, Election Day. There is Rock the Vote will begin a five-month, 50-city ...