LeAnn Rimes

  1. Diane Warren Catalog Broadway-Bound

    November 08, 2012 12:26 PM EST The big hooks and soaring melodies of Grammy-winning songwriter Diane Warren are heading to Broadway. Tony Award-winning producer Dede Harris tells The Associated Press that she has optioned Warren's entire music catalog with an eye to gettin ...

  2. Charts

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT TobyMac Brings Christian Music Back To No. 1 For the first time since 1997-and only the third time ever-a Christian album is No. 1 on the Billboard 200. TobyMac lands his first chart-topper, "Eye on It", as it bows with 69,000 copies, ac ...

  3. Slaughterhouse & TobyMac Albums Vying for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart Next Week

    August 29, 2012 6:49 PM EDT In a quiet week for new album releases, two are aiming for the top of the Billboard 200 chart next week. Hip-hop supergroup Slaughterhouse and TobyMac could each claim the No. 1 slot with their respective new albums, so say industry sources. The n ...

  4. Miranda Lambert Makes 'Record' Start on Country Charts As First Four Albums Debut At No. 1

    November 10, 2011 2:00 PM EST When it comes to Billboard chart history, Miranda Lambert couldn't have picked a better title for her latest album, "Four the Record." The singer becomes the only artist in the almost 48-year history of Billboard's Top Country ...

  5. Christian Rockers Casting Crowns Cruising To Possible No. 1 Album

    October 19, 2011 6:40 PM EDT Watch for Christian rockers Casting Crowns' "Come to the Well" to possibly debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week, with perhaps 95,000-110,000 sold by week's end on Sunday, Oct. 23, according to industry pro ...

  6. Diane Warren To Receive NMPA's 2010 Songwriter Icon Award

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The National Music Publishers’ Association will honor Diane Warren with its 2010 Songwriter Icon Award at the organization's annual meeting, which will be held at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on June 16. The Icon Award recognizes out ...

  7. Country Stars Set For Nashville Benefit

    May 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood are among the artists who will perform at a benefit to assist victims of the middle Tennessee flooding. The concert was organized by McGraw, Hill, and Coran Capshaw at Red Light Management ...

  8. Country Music Impresario Johnnie High Dead At 80

    March 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Johnnie High, a north Texas country music showman who gave such performers as LeAnn Rimes and Boxcar Willie their early exposure, has died at the age of 80. High's daughter, Luanne Dorman, says her father died Wednesday after battling heart d ...

  9. Kobalt Signs New Admin Deal With Darrell Brown

    September 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Kobalt Music Group has signed an exclusive new administration deal with award-winning songwriter/producer and artist Darrell Brown to represent his Grey Ink Music catalog plus future songs for the world, excluding Australia and New Zealand. Kobalt ...

  10. Grammy Awards And Valentine's Day Warm Up The Chart

    February 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Though obviously the big sales drivers on the Billboard 200 this week are the Feb. 8 Grammy Awards and shopping encouraged by the Feb. 14 Valentine's Day holiday, a familiar face returns to No. 1 -- Taylor Swift . . . The chart's top two ...

  11. Urban, Bentley To Perform At Daytona

    January 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Country superstar Keith Urban will perform at the Daytona 500 Pre-Race Show at Daytona International Speedway, on Feb. 15. Urban is set to perform three of his eight Billboard No. 1 songs prior to the 51st annual Daytona 500 - the season-opening e ...

  12. Female Stars Team For Cancer Charity Tune

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT What would it sound like if 15 of the hottest female singers joined voices? The answer will be revealed Sept. 2. That's when "Just Stand Up" hits airwaves and iTunes. The song features Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, ...

  13. THR/Billboard To Honor Songwriter Diane Warren

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard will honor songwriter Diane Warren with the inaugural Film & TV Music Career Achievement Award at an exclusive lunch reception in Los Angeles on Nov. 14. Warren was chosen as the first-ever Hollywood Report ...

  14. Carey Kicks Off Krush

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Surrounded by thousands of screaming fans, Mariah Carey helped launch the second annual Samsung AT&T Summer Krush last night (July 31) with a five-song set at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles. Portions of Carey's brief c ...

  15. Curb Consolidates Country Promo Staff, Two Exit

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based independent Curb Records has consolidated its two country promotion arms into one entity, leaving one staff to promote for both the Curb and Curb/Asylum imprints. The announcement was made by Curb executive VP/GM Dennis Hannon, who ...

  16. Jamie O'Neal Signs With 1720

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country artist Jamie O'Neal has signed with the Nashville division of 1720 Entertainment, which is also the label home to Rissi Palmer. O'Neal, who first debuted on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart in 2000, last recorded for Capi ...

  17. 'Nashville Star' Finds New Home On NBC

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Nashville Star," the country talent show that helped launch the careers of Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Buddy Jewel and Lance Miller, will move from USA Network, where it has aired for the last five seasons, to NBC this summer. The s ...

  18. Chesney Drafts Rimes For 2008 'Pirates' Tour

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney has drafted LeAnn Rimes as the support act for his 2008 Poets and Pirates Tour, dates for which have yet to be announced. Corona Extra will sponsor the outing, which comes in support of the country star's latest album, "Jus ...

  19. No Kiddin' -- Kid Rock Gets First No. 1 Album

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Though he began charting albums on The Billboard 200 in 1999 -- and started his recording career well before that -- Kid Rock finally notches his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week. His "Rock N' Roll Jesus" debuts atop ...

  20. McEntire, Rimes Added To CMA Awards Show

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's woman of the year Reba McEntire, LeAnn Rimes, Rodney Atkins, Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift have been added to the list of performers on the 41st annual Country Music Association Awards show, which takes place Nov. 7 in Nashvill ...

  21. Kid Rock Pulls Ahead In Race For Billboard 200

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kid Rock looks primed to debut at No. 1 next week on The Billboard 200 with "Rock'n'Roll Jesus" (Atlantic). Unweighted opening-day sales from eight leading accounts posted today on Nielsen SoundScan's Building Charts put t ...

  22. Bon Jovi’s ‘Lost Highway’ Displays Country-Flavored Stadium Rock

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi: “Lost Highway” Producers: John Shanks, Dann Huff Label: Mercury Nashville Release Date: June 19 Inspired by the crossover success of "Who Says You Can't Go Home," a No. 1 hit at country radio, Bon Jovi gives its open-heart ...

  23. Public Symphony's 'Stronger' Gets U.K. Release

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Song originally wrote for annual University Boat Race. Two years after first being heard by nearly 9 million TV viewers, British melodic rock duo’s Public Symphony's "Stronger” is finally getting a U.K. single release. Public Symphony is ...

  24. Country Cares To Benefit Habitat For Humanity

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 28. Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood will perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) on Dec. 8 to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit co ...

  25. Making The Brand

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT This month, Mattel debuts its ever-growing line of celebrity Barbie dolls: country music artists such as Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and R&B/pop trio Destiny's Child. Read Michael Paoletta's colu This month, Mattel debuts its ev ...

  26. Rimes Changes Management

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT LeAnn Rimes has signed a new management deal with the Fitzgerald-Hartley Company, which has offices in Nashville and Los Angeles. LeAnn Rimes has signed a new management deal with the Fitzgerald-Hartley Company, which has offices in Nashville and ...

  27. Rimes Changes Management

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT LeAnn Rimes has signed a new management deal with the Fitzgerald-Hartley Company, which has offices in Nashville and Los Angeles. LeAnn Rimes has signed a new management deal with the Fitzgerald-Hartley Company, which has offices in Nashville and ...

  28. Scott Welch Sets Up Firm

    December 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Following his departure from Mosiac Media Group, Scott Welch has set up his own firm, Scott Welch Management. Following his departure from Mosiac Media Group, Scott Welch has set up his own firm, Scott Welch Management. The Nashville-based manager ...

  29. LeAnn Rimes To Host 'Nashville Star'

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New season set for early 2005. LeAnn Rimes has been tapped to host the third season of the USA Networks talent competition series "Nashville Star." She replaces "Access Hollywood" anchor Nancy O'Dell, who hosted the first ...

  30. LeAnn Rimes Set For Xmas Tour

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LeAnn Rimes will embark on a holiday theater tour in support of her first Christmas album, "What a Wonderful World," due Oct. 12 from Curb. The album was recorded at the Capitol Records studio with me LeAnn Rimes will embark on a holiday ...

  31. Release Date Set For 'American Dreams' Music DVD

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "American Dreams: Season One--Extended Music Edition" is coming to DVD Sept. 7 from Universal Studios Home Video. The seven-disc set will be priced at $89.98. "American Dreams: Season One--Extended Music Edition" is coming to D ...

  32. CMA Music Fest Sets First Acts

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Glen Campbell, Brooks & Dunn and LeAnn Rimes are among the first acts announced for the CMA Music Festival, set for June 10-13 in downtown Nashville. Glen Campbell, Brooks & Dunn and LeAnn Rimes are among the first acts announced for t ...