Hank Williams Jr.

  1. After Lady Antebellum and Band Perry, Who Will Be Next Country Stars to Emerge From State/County Fair Circuit?

    August 21, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Mockingbird Sun Lady Antebellum did it. The Band Perry did it. Now Mockingbird Sun hopes it can repeat the process. The band, represented by the Paradigm booking agency and HK Management but not yet signed to a label, played what could be a predic ...

  2. Zac Brown Band, Frank Ocean Take Top 2 on Billboard 200

    July 18, 2012 10:55 AM EDT Country group Zac Brown Band nets its second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Uncaged" starts with a larger-than-expected 234,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It earns the act its best sales week yet, trumping the 153,000 th ...

  3. Jay-Z and Beyonce Join the History of Famous Parents and Children on Billboard Charts

    January 13, 2012 12:17 PM EST Throughout the rock era, several musical offspring have made their parents proud by following their footsteps onto Billboard charts. Rosanne Cash, Natalie Cole, Miley Cyrus, Jakob Dylan, Norah Jones, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, Kelly Osbourne, Lisa ...

  4. CMT Awards: Hank Jr. Walks Off, as 5 Stars Honored

    November 30, 2011 11:05 AM EST Brad Paisley fully endorses the format of the CMT Artists of the Year celebration. Paisley was one of five country music stars honored Tuesday night during a taping of the second annual event, joining Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum a ...

  5. Jason Aldean and The Band Perry early CMA winners

    November 09, 2011 9:56 PM EST It's Jason Aldean's party at the Country Music Association Awards, but a melancholy song about dying young by rising stars The Band Perry is the early surprise. Country music's biggest night Wednesday started with unexpected appeara ...

  6. Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum to Headline Tornado-Relief Concert

    May 06, 2011 8:08 AM EDT Country music stars Hank Williams Jr., Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and the band Lady Antebellum are to hold a concert to raise funds for victims of storms and tornadoes that struck Alabama and nearby states, organizers said on Thursday. Country Music ...

  7. Hank Jr. To Receive BMI Honor

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hank Williams Jr. will be honored as a BMI Icon at the U.S. performing right organization’s 56th annual Country Awards, which take place Nov. 11 at the company’s Music Row offices in Nashville. The black-tie, invitation-only gala recognizes the pa ...

  8. Fifteen Nominated For Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amy Grant, Hank Williams Jr., Mac McAnnally, Thom Schuyler and Bob DiPiero are among the 15 songwriters that have been nominated for induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. The slate of nominees, divided into songwriter and songwrit ...

  9. Hank Jr. Joins CMT Awards Show

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hank Williams Jr. joins the line-up of stars performing at CMT's 2007 Music Awards. As previously reported, Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban (performing from Australia), Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, T ...

  10. Quesenberry, Morgan Head To Vector

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Artist manager and music marketer Faith Quesenberry joins Nashville-based Vector management. Concurrently, Quesenberry's management client, Craig Morgan, joins the Vector roster, which already includes Lyle Lovett, Hank Williams Jr., Trace Ad ...

  11. Williams' Heirs Win Battle With Legacy, Polygram

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hank Williams' heirs--Jett and Hank Williams Jr.--have won a yearlong court battle with Legacy Entertainment Group and Polygram Records over control of scores of their father's radio performances from Hank Williams’ heirs—Jett and Hank W ...

  12. Vector Grabs Hank Williams Jr.

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country vet moves on after death of longtime manager. Country artist Hank Williams Jr. has signed with Vector Management in Nashville. His longtime manager, Merle Kilgore, passed away Feb. 6 from congestive heart failure. Vector's other clien ...

  13. Vector Grabs Hank Williams Jr.

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country vet moves on after death of longtime manager. Country artist Hank Williams Jr. has signed with Vector Management in Nashville. His longtime manager, Merle Kilgore, passed away Feb. 6 from congestive heart failure. Vector's other clien ...

  14. Country Legend Merle Kilgore Dies At 70

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Merle Kilgore, a legendary figure in country music, died last night (Feb. 6) from congestive heart failure onset from complications related to his ongoing treatment for cancer. Kilgore, 70, was in a M Merle Kilgore, a legendary figure in country m ...

  15. Hank Williams Jr.

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Today, you can't turn on country radio without hearing Hank Williams Jr.'s influence, as artists ranging from Brooks & Dunn and Tim McGraw to Toby Keith and Dierks Bentley have poured through door Today, you can't turn on co ...