Kenny Chesney

  1. SESAC Honors Scooter Carusoe

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country songwriters fete held in Nashville. Scooter Carusoe was named SESAC's country songwriter of the year during the organization's annual country awards ceremony, held last night (Oct. 19) at its Music Row office. Carusoe penned the ...

  2. U2 Leads Billboard Touring Awards Finalists

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT To be presented Oct. 26 in N.Y. U2's mammoth Vertigo tour is a finalist in four categories for the Billboard Touring Awards, the most of any outing this year. The outing is a finalist in the top tour, top draw and top Boxscore categories, and ...

  3. Country Stars Sign On For Katrina Benefit

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Strait, Chesney slated for October concert. George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Martina McBride and Willie Nelson have signed on for "One Country," an Oct. 1 Hurricane Katrina relief concert at Reliant Stadium in Houston. CMT wil ...

  4. Paisley, Womack Top CMA Award Nominees

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Each receive six nods. Brad Paisley and Lee Ann Womack are the top nominees for the 39th annual Country Music Assn. Awards. At a press conference in New York this morning (Sept. 7), it was revealed that each received six nods. Toby Keith and Keith ...

  5. Chesney Moves 45K Tickets In 42 Minutes

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Three sellouts in Atlanta, July 16-18. In a remarkable feat of ticket selling, Kenny Chesney moved 45,965 tickets to three sellouts July 16-18 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, notching a gross of $2,413,961.00. Bob Williams, president of Philips Arena ...

  6. Chesney's First TV Special To Air In November

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT One-hour show will feature live concert footage. Kenny Chesney will appear in his first network TV special when "Kenny Chesney: Somewhere In the Sun" airs on ABC Nov. 23. The one-hour special will intercut live concert footage from his s ...

  7. Urban, Wilson Top ACM Winners

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chesney named entertainer of the year. Chesney named entertainer of the year. News ...

  8. Urban, Wilson Top ACM Winners

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chesney named entertainer of the year. Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson were the big winners at tonight's (May 17) Academy of Country Music Awards, held at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas. Wilson was the surprise winner in the femal ...

  9. Stellar Lineup For ACM Anniversary Bash

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Academy of Country Music has announced the lineup of artists for its 40th Anniversary Celebration, set to tape May 18 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and air on CBS-TV in December. The Academy of Country Music has announced the ...

  10. With New Crop Of Hot Acts, Country Is Cool Again

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT While no one was looking, country music snuck up and caught us by surprise. Sure, we all noticed the ratings and attention that CMT was receiving, and every once in a while we'd see that a country alb Jeff Pollack is chairman/CEO of Pollack M ...

  11. Gretchen Wilson Wins CMT Awards Double

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gala held April 11 in Nashville. Gretchen Wilson was among the winners last night (April 11) at the 2005 CMT Music Awards, held at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Wilson took home two of the evening's nine fan-voted awards: bre ...

  12. Nashville Scene

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Big & Rich, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith and Tim McGraw are the top nominees in the CMT 2005 Music Awards. Read Phyllis Stark's column. Big & Rich, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith and Tim McGraw are the top nominees in the CMT 2005 Music A ...

  13. Chesney, Keith Among Top CMT Nominees

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Big & Rich, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith and Tim McGraw are the top nominees for the CMT 2005 Music Awards, which will air live on the network April 11 from Nashville. Big & Rich, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith and Tim McGraw are the top nomin ...

  14. 'Massacre' Destroys Billboard 200 Opposition

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson jumps to No. 2. 50 Cent still has no competitors on The Billboard 200, as "The Massacre" scores U.S. sales of 771,000 units in its second week on top, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Despite a 32% drop for the Shady/Aftermat ...

  15. 'Massacre' Destroys Billboard 200 Opposition

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson jumps to No. 2. 50 Cent still has no competitors on The Billboard 200, as "The Massacre" scores U.S. sales of 771,000 units in its second week on top, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Despite a 32% drop for the Shady/Aftermat ...

  16. Tim McGraw Tops ACM Noms

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Country show set for May 17. Tim McGraw leads the nominations for the 40th annual Academy of Country Music Awards with six nods, including entertainer and male vocalist of the year. The nominees for the ACMs -- to be broadcast live on CBS May 17 f ...

  17. Magic Mustang Signs Kim Williams

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Writer has hits with Garth, Reba, Randy. Hit songwriter Kim Williams has signed an exclusive publishing deal with Nashville's Magic Mustang Music, which is run by VP Larry Shell. Magic Mustang is sister company to indie label Broken Bow Recor ...

  18. Chesney's 'Chair' Grabs Chart Throne

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney earns his third chart-topper on The Billboard 200 as "Be As You Are: Songs From an Old Blue Chair" (BNA) debuts with U.S. sales of 311,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Kenny Chesney earns his third chart-topper on ...

  19. Chesney's 'Chair' Grabs Chart Throne

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Country set debuts with 311K. Kenny Chesney earns his third chart-topper on The Billboard 200 as "Be As You Are: Songs From an Old Blue Chair" (BNA) debuts with U.S. sales of 311,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It knocks the G ...

  20. CMT Awards Set For April

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has been tapped to host the 2005 CMT Music Awards, scheduled for April 11 in Nashville. Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson are the first announced pe Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has been tapped to ...

  21. Bogard Gets Famous

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Songwriter/producer signed to global deal. Famous Music Nashville has signed hit country and pop songwriter and producer Steve Bogard to a long-term, global publishing deal. Bogard's hits include George Strait's "Carried Away" ...

  22. Kenny Chesney Sets '05 Dates

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney will begin the first leg of his 2005 Somewhere in the Sun tour March 9 at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. The 25-date outing will then head to secondary market arenas starting Ma Kenny Chesney will begin the first leg of ...

  23. Gary Harrison Gets Famous

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Songwriter signs global publishing deal. Grammy Award-nominated songwriter Gary Harrison has signed a long-term, global co-publishing agreement with Famous Music. Harrison is the author of several country hits including George Strait's " ...

  24. Kenny Chesney Top Winner At CMA Awards

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney was the big winner at the Country Music Assn. (CMA) Awards, held tonight (Nov. 9) at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Chesney, who had never previously won a CMA award, scored both the e Kenny Chesney was the big winner at the Countr ...

  25. Chesney Tour Solidifies Top-Draw Status

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney's Guitars, Tiki Bars and a Whole Lot of Love tour wrapped Sept. 11 at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville as one of the most lucrative tours of 2004. Kenny Chesney's Guitars, Tiki Bars and a Whole Lot of Love tour ...

  26. Alan Jackson Leads CMA Nominations

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn to host Nov. 9 show. With seven mentions, Alan Jackson is the top nominee for the 38th annual CMA Awards, set for Nov. 9 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Toby Keith also scored big, with six nominations, while Kenny ...

  27. Hurricane A Breeze For Venues

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hurricane Charley's assault on Florida and the Eastern Seaboard had little effect on the live-entertainment business over the weekend. Hurricane Charley's assault on Florida and the Eastern Seaboard had little effect on the live-entertai ...

  28. Rascal Flatts Set For 28 Dates

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rascal Flatts will begin a 28-city headlining tour Oct. 2 in Annapolis, Md., at the United States Naval Academy Alumni Hall. Support acts include Chris Cagle and Julie Roberts with Gary Allan on selec Rascal Flatts will begin a 28-city headlining ...

  29. Uncle Kracker

    June 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of his summer tour with Kenny Chesney, Uncle Kracker releases this Diane Warren-penned single. On the heels of his summer tour with Kenny Chesney, Uncle Kracker releases this Diane Warren-penned single. News Kenny Chesney , Diane Warr ...

  30. On The Road

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Uncle Kracker opens for the Kenny Chesney amphitheater tour to support his newest album, "Seventy Two & Sunny." Read Ray Waddell's column. Uncle Kracker opens for the Kenny Chesney amphitheater tour to support his newest alb ...

  31. Keith, Chesney Deemed Flame Worthy

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith and Kenny Chesney each scored two wins at the CMT Flame Worthy Video Music Awards, held last night (April 21) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Keith's clip for "American Soldier Toby Keith and Kenny Chesney ea ...

  32. Toby Keith Tops CMT's Flame Worthy Noms

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Toby Keith tops the nominations for the CMT 2004 Flame Worthy Video Music Awards, with four. He shares two of the nods with Willie Nelson; their "Beer for My Horses" video, in which the artists portra Toby Keith tops the nominations for ...

  33. Sprint, BMG Ink Master-Tones Deal

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG has cut a master-tone ringtone deal with Sprint. Music from BMG acts including Britney Spears, Maroon 5, 3 Days Grace, the Strokes, Kenny Chesney and Pink will be available as ringtones for $2.50 BMG has cut a master-tone ringtone deal with Sp ...

  34. Chesney's 'Sun' Rises On Billboard 200

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney's "When the Sun Goes Down" gives 2004 its first blockbuster opening week, debuting atop The Billboard 200 after selling 550,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The BN Kenny Chesney's "When ...

  35. Chesney's 'Sun' Rises On Billboard 200

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney's "When the Sun Goes Down" gives 2004 its first blockbuster opening week, debuting atop The Billboard 200 after selling 550,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The BN Kenny Chesney's "When ...

  36. Stones, Bruce, Cher Rule 2003 Touring Landscape

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seasoned veterans once again dominated the touring business in 2003. The top three tours for the year to Nov. 18 were by the Rolling Stones (grossing $299.5 million), Bruce Springsteen ($181.7 million Seasoned veterans once again dominated the tou ...

  37. Stones, Bruce, Cher Rule 2003 Touring Landscape

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seasoned veterans once again dominated the touring business in 2003. The top three tours for the year to Nov. 18 were by the Rolling Stones (grossing $299.5 million), Bruce Springsteen ($181.7 million Seasoned veterans once again dominated the tou ...

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