Johnny Cash

  1. Chart Moves: Album Sales Hit New Low; Madonna's 'MDNA World Tour' Debuts; Earth, Wind & Fire Reaches Chart High

    September 20, 2013 9:30 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Keith Urban beat out the Weeknd for the No. 1 slot by less than 3,000 copies. Urban's "Fuse" debuted at No. 1 with 98,000 copies, while the Weeknd's "Kiss Land" started w ...

  2. Sony Music Entertainment Appoints Adam Block As President, Legacy Recordings

    June 26, 2012 12:27 PM EDT Sony Music Entertainment named Adam Block as president, Legacy Recordings today, a promotion from his previous position as EVP and general manager of the imprint. He will report to Richard Story, president of Commercial Music Group, Sony Music Ent ...

  3. Willie Nelson on Leaving Nashville, Outlaw Movement, Highwaymen Reunion, Weed at Billboard Summit (Part 2)

    June 06, 2012 9:12 AM EDT When Willie Nelson left Nashville for Austin in 1972, he wasn't exactly sure what direction the move would take him. What he did know was that he was dissatisfied with the music he was making in Nashville, and he was spending a lot of time in ...

  4. Marshall Grant, Longtime Johnny Cash Bandmember, Dead at 83

    August 08, 2011 4:32 PM EDT Marshall Grant, a longtime member of Johnny Cash's original backing band, The Tennessee Two, died in Arkansas after falling ill after rehearsing for a concert to raise funds for the restoration of Cash's boyhood home. He was 83. Memorial ...

  5. Cash among 4 Chosen For Gospel Music Hall Of Fame

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST The late Johnny Cash is among four new inductees into the GMA Gospel Hall of Fame. DeGarmo & Key, the Golden Gate Quartet and Bill "Hoss" Allen also will be inducted on Jan. 24 in Hendersonville, Tenn. Cash was raised on gospel music ...

  6. BACKBEAT: Rosanne Cash Celebrates New Book with Sam Phillips and Notable Music

    September 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rosanne Cash and Sam Phillips relaxed following “An Evening With Rosanne Cash: In Conversation with Marc Weingarten.” The event, held at Beverly Hills’ Sabaan Theatre on August 16 was in celebration of the publication of Rosanne’s autobiography “C ...

  7. Reese Witherspoon Moving From June Carter to Peggy Lee

    August 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Reese Witherspoon is working her way through the classic American songbook. The actress, who won an Oscar in 2005 for portraying June Carter in "Walk the Line," is pulling together an untitled biopic about Peggy Lee with writer-director ...

  8. Sade's 'Soldier' Stays Put At No. 1 For Second Week

    February 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST When the top debut on the Billboard 200 is down at No. 42, you know it's a slow week on the chart . . . Sade's "Soldier of Love" holds at No. 1 for a second frame, selling 190,000 (down 62%) while Lady Antebellum's "N ...

  9. Finetunes Strikes Didiom Deal

    October 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hamburg-based digital service provider Finetunes has signed a distribution deal with U.S. mobile media service Didiom. The deal, which takes immediate effect, will enable Didiom users to purchase songs from the Finetunes catalog, which includes ma ...

  10. Johnny Cash Remix Set Gets U.K. Release

    June 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT An album featuring remixed interpretations of Johnny Cash classics, "Johnny Cash Remixed," will be released in the U.K. June 15 through Edel entertainment's international rock label earMusic. The set was released in the U.S. Oct. 14 ...

  11. GreenLight Adds Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash To Rights Roster

    May 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT GreenLight has been named as the exclusive third-party licensor representing the personality rights of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash. The move marks the Los Angeles-based intellectual property company's major foray into music. Under terms ...

  12. Cash To Rich: Use Of Father's Name Is 'Appalling'

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rosanne Cash is tired of people using her late father's name to further their own political agenda. "It is appalling to me that people still want to invoke my father's name, five years after his death, to ascribe beliefs, ideals, va ...

  13. Cash 'Folsom Prison' Box Set To Feature Unreleased Material

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A new three-disc CD/DVD box set that features unreleased material from Johnny Cash's legendary 1968 concerts at Folsom State Prison in California will be released Oct. 14 via Columbia/Legacy. Disc one of the forthcoming "Johnny Cash At F ...

  14. R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs: Tom Joyner, Johnny Cash, Living Legends

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- Jennifer Hudson and Al Green will headline concerts for the 2008 Tom Joyner Family Reunion in Orlando, Fla., Aug. 28-Sept. 1. Among other performers set for the Labor Day weekend event at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center are Eri ...

  15. Harris Among Country Hall Inductees

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Country Music Hall of Fame has four new members: Emmylou Harris, Tom T. Hall, the Statler Brothers and the late Ernest "Pop" Stoneman. Their selection was announced Tuesday by the Country Music Association. They will be formally indu ...

  16. No Trouble For Kelly's 'Double'

    June 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly easily scores his sixth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "Double Up" debuts with 386,000 units ... Jason Aldean nabs a top 10 debut on the big chart and a No. 1 entry on Top Country Albums with his second album, "Relentl ...

  17. Review: Jason Aldean Delivers Guitar-Driven ‘Relentless’

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jason Aldean: “Relentless” Producer: Michael Knox Broken Bow Release Date: May 29 Jason Aldean and producer Michael Knox set the bar high on Aldean's self-titled, platinum 2005 debut. Thankfully, Aldean's second album delivers as well. & ...

  18. Underwood Takes Top Honors At CMT Awards

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood was the big winner at the 2007 CMT Music Awards, taking home video of the year and female awards for "Before He Cheats." The former award was voted on by fans during the show. Meanwhile, Roman White, who directed the vid ...

  19. Johnny Cash's Tennessee House Burns Down

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Tennessee home of late country icon Johnny Cash burned down on Tuesday as renovations were under way for its new owner, Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees, a local newspaper reported. Cash and his wife, June Carter Cash, lived together in the three-st ...

  20. Scorsese, Crowe To Be Part Of Kristofferson Tribute

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Gretchen Wilson, Keith Urban, actor Luke Wilson, legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese, Russell Crowe, Willie Nelson and acclaimed producer Don Was will be part of a tribute to Kris Kristofferson at the 2007 CMT Music Awards. Kristofferson is being ...

  21. Nashville Scene

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Walk the Line" actors Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon's music video version of "Jackson" has netted them a CMT Music Award nomination for collaborative video of the year. Read Phyllis Stark's c "Walk the L ...

  22. JOHNNY CASH

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nearly two years after his death, Johnny Cash remains an imposing and fascinating figure. Covering Cash's career from 1955 through 2002, this four-CD, 107-track set includes most every significant Sun Nearly two years after his death, Johnny ...

  23. Country Hall Of Fame Archives To Be Released

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has partnered with two production companies, LSL Productions and Tremelo Productions, to make available for commercial release video and audio programming fro The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has ...

  24. Ex-Johnny Cash Manager Saul Israel Holiff Dies

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Also guided Tommy Hunter, Statler Bros. NANAIMO, British Columbia (AP) -- Saul Israel Holiff, a former concert promoter and Johnny Cash's manager for 17 years, has died at the age of 80. Holiff, who also managed Tommy Hunter and the Statler B ...

  25. Nashville Scene

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Johnny Cash may never have starred on Broadway, but one of his No. 1 hit song, "Ring of Fire," is headed for the Great White Way. Read Phyllis Stark's column. Johnny Cash may never have starred on Broadway, but one of his No. 1 hit ...

  26. Musical To Celebrate Johnny Cash

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A No. 1 hit for Johnny Cash in 1963, "Ring of Fire" is taking on new life as a stage musical celebrating Cash's life and music. The show is in development for a U.S. national tour to get under way nex A No. 1 hit for Johnny Cash in ...

  27. Rosanne Cash Sets Tour

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash will tour in support of her current Capitol release, "Rules of Travel." Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash will tour in support of her current Capitol release, "Ru ...

  28. CMT To Launch Book Imprint

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT First release due May 18. Country Music Television (CMT) is launching a book imprint, CMT Books, in conjunction with Simon & Schuster's Pocket Books. The first release is "Cash: An American Man," due May 18. The book about Johnn ...

  29. Congress To Honor Parton As 'Living Legend'

    April 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dolly Parton will be given a living legend award by the Library of Congress tomorrow (April 14) in Washington, D.C. Parton will also perform at the ceremony, which will be taped for a May special on t Dolly Parton will be given a living legend awa ...