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  1. 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 ...

  2. Court Denies Curb Records' Preliminary Injunction Against Tim McGraw

    November 30, 2011 3:36 PM EST A Nashville judge has denied Curb Records' request for a preliminary injunction that would prevent Tim McGraw from signing with any other record company until their ongoing legal dispute is decided, according to the Nashville Tennessean. A tr ...

  3. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw to Reunite for 'Brothers of the Sun' Stadium Tour

    November 14, 2011 9:54 AM EST Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw to Reunite for 'Real Special' Stadium Tour By Ray Waddell Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, who famously toured together in the early 2000s, will reunite for the 19-date Brothers of the Sun stadium tour, beginning J ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Red Light's Coran Capshaw to Receive Humanitarian Award at Billboard Touring Awards

    November 01, 2011 1:30 PM EDT Red Light Management founder Coran Capshaw will be the first artist manager to ever receive the Humanitarian Award when he is recognized for his good works at the Billboard Touring Awards , set for Nov. 10 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Previ ...

  6. How Did Eric Church Get a No. 1 Album Without Any Hit Singles? Experts Weigh In

    August 04, 2011 5:55 PM EDT It's fair to say that Eric Church's debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with "Chief" this week was a little surprising, based on his good-but-not great chart history. The self-defined "bad boy" earned his first ...

  7. Nashville Music Council Seeks to Leverage City's Vast Music Resources

    June 23, 2011 8:01 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Music City cleaned up at the Grammys. Its artists have topped the charts in multiple genres over the last few years. It's increasingly the destination for A-list entertainers looking for a new home. And Rolling Stone recent ...

  8. U2, Bon Jovi Lead Forbes List of 25 Highest-Paid Musicians

    June 16, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Touring is the clearest way to millions in the music business these days, as Forbes' new list of the 25 highest-paid musicians shows. U2 leads the pack with $195 million, due in no small part to their record-breaking "360" tour, whi ...

  9. Tim McGraw Files Counter Suit Against Curb Records

    May 24, 2011 2:52 PM EDT As expected, Tim McGraw has filed a counter suit against Curb Records in response to the breach of contract suit the label filed May 13 relating to McGraw's "Emotional Traffic" album ( Billboard.biz, May 16 ). McGraw's counter ...

  10. Business Matters: CDs Down 9% This Year And Getting Cheaper All the Time

    May 17, 2011 5:56 PM EDT CD's Downward Spiral: Declining Sales, Prices -- The year-to-date decline in CD sales may be smaller than the sales drop of years past, but the drop is actually larger when you factor in declining sale prices. The most official information on ...

  11. Curb Records Files Breach-of-Contract Suit Against Tim McGraw

    May 17, 2011 1:56 PM EDT Curb Records on Friday filed a breach-of-contract suit in Davidson County Chancery Court against Tim McGraw in relation to McGraw's recording agreement with the label. At issue is what's referred to as the 12 masters for the "Emotio ...

  12. Ne-Yo Writing Songs for Justin Bieber, Carrie Underwood

    October 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo may be preparing for the release of fourth album "Libra Scale" and its corresponding comic book, but the R&B star has also been busy writing songs for a variety of pop artists, including Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Beyonce, as w ...

  13. Bon Jovi, U2, Lady GaGa, Brad Paisley Among Billboard Touring Awards Finalists

    October 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi, U2, AC/DC, Lady GaGa, Brad Paisley, Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift are among the top finalists for the 2010 Billboard Touring Awards, which will be handed out in New York on Nov. 4. The awards - which honor artists, tours, venues, and li ...

  14. Hill, McGraw-Led Flood Benefit Raises $2.2 Million

    July 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Nashville Rising benefit concert led by Faith Hill and Tim McGraw has raised over $2.2 million for flood victims in middle Tennessee. The total came from sold-out ticket sales, donations and sponsorships. It will be distributed through the Com ...

  15. The Five Funniest Lines from Billboard’s Country Music Summit

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Billboard’s first Country Music Summit, held earlier this week in Nashville, overflowed with great insights from some of the industry’s top executives and minds. It was full of laughs, too. Here are the five funniest lines from the conference. -- ...

  16. Tim McGraw: 'After 13 Albums, It's Time For a Change'

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT During a keynote interview at the Billboard Country Music Summit on Tuesday, country star Tim McGraw talked with Billboard's Ray Waddell about the early days of his career and what he may do after his next album completes his deal with Curb R ...

  17. PHOTOS: Live At The Billboard Country Music Summit

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For exclusive video interviews with artists and top execs at the Billboard Country Music Summit, click here . For full coverage of the BCMS, click here . Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Martina McBride, Big Kenny, Gary Allan and the country music biz w ...

  18. Full Coverage: Billboard Country Music Summit

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Country's Biggest Stars Out For CMA Music Festival June 11, 2010 Country music’s biggest stars are mostly working for free this week as the CMA Music Festival has the genre catering heavily to the brand’s ultra-core fans. VIDEO: Digital Strat ...

  19. Billboard Country Music Summit Is Here

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It's here. The first annual Billboard Country Music Summit, in association with CMA, will open its doors in just a few hours and will feature broad programming that encompasses virtually all aspects of the country music business. The keynotes ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. The Challenge With Music Recommendation Tools

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Will music recommendation tools ever account for the diverse ways people discover and embrace music? In a post at Rhapsody's blog , Rhapsody VP of music programming Tim Quirk cites concrete metrics from BigChampagne to show how unlimited acce ...

  22. Will.i.am, Tim McGraw Among Artists Tapped For Gillette Campaign

    January 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am, Tim McGraw, Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 and the All-American Rejects will be featured in the upcoming Gillette Uncut campaign which will include a series of digital documentary short films on the artists. The Gillette Uncu ...

  23. Faith Hill Signs With Red Light

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Faith Hill has signed with Red Light Management, joining her husband Tim McGraw at the Charlottesville, Va., based management company founded by Coran Capshaw (Dave Matthews Band, Phish). Red Light president Will Botwin will join Capshaw in overse ...

  24. Chart Beat Wednesday: Straight No Chaser, Tim McGraw, Depeche Mode

    December 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST AS ONLY THEY 'CAN-CAN': After melding Toto's "Africa" into last year's No. 5-peaking Adult Contemporary hit "The 12 Days of Christmas," buzzworthy a capella act Straight No Chaser enters the chart at No. 27 ...

  25. Business Matters: Google, ReverbNation, BlueBeat.com

    November 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- TThe news on Google 's music search partnerships continues with five free tracks at Lala.com, MySpace and iLike by Tim McGraw, Phoenix, Ma ...

  26. Lala Scores Exclusive Tracks For New Google Feature

    November 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Fresh off a new streaming partnership with Google, digital music provider Lala has scored exclusive access to several tracks from a variety of labels and artists as part of a bid to help promote the new Google music search feature. Artists includi ...

  27. 'New Moon' Rises At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack climbs to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 153,000 copies sold (up 33%) in its first full week of release while Tim McGraw's "Southern Voice" settles for a debut at No. 2 with 137,00 ...

  28. 'New Moon' Rises To No. 1 on Billboard 200

    October 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack rises to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week, selling 153,000 copies (up 33%) in its first full week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic album, which featu ...

  29. Buble Stays On Top, 'New Moon' Grabs No. 2 On Billboard 200

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The penthouse of the Billboard 200 chart is still a bit "Crazy," as Michael Bublé's "Crazy Love" retains the No. 1 slot for a second week. The album's first full week in stores keeps it firmly in the penthouse with 20 ...

  30. Buble Holds For Second Week With Big Gain

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The penthouse of the Billboard 200 is still a bit "Crazy," as Michael Buble's "Crazy Love" retains the No. 1 slot for a second week with 203,000 (up 55%) . . . Meanwhile, "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" soundtrack ...

  31. Michael Jackson Continues To Shake Up Charts

    July 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT In the first full week following Michael Jackson's death on June 25, his catalog of solo albums shifted 800,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's up a whopping 90% compared with the previous week, when his solo sets moved 422,000 . ...

  32. Front Line's Dale Morris Deal Highlights Draw Of Country Artists

    May 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT There was an almost audible gasp on Music Row when Ticketmaster Entertainment revealed that its Front Line management division had acquired Morris Management Group of Nashville. Long known as a fiercely independent industry maverick, Dale Morris h ...

  33. Tim McGraw Signs With Red Light For Management

    April 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Coran Capshaw has signed country star Tim McGraw to his Red Light Management artist roster. McGraw will be joining Dave Matthews Band and Phish as Capshaw's primary focus. The Curb recording artist had been managed by Scott Siman at Nashville ...

  34. KC Masterpiece/Kingsford Sign On For Keith Urban Tour

    January 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST Following last year's successful run with Tim McGraw, KC Masterpiece Barbecue Sauce and Kingsford Charcoal have signed on as headline sponsors of the 2009 Keith Urban Escape Together tour, Billboard has learned. The tour is expected to begin ...

  35. Faith Hill Set to Launch Own Perfume

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Country singer Faith Hill will release a perfume in late 2009 through Coty, a fragrance maker, the company said. Hill's scent, which does not yet have a name, will be made by the same company that makes Tim McGraw's cologne, "McGraw ...

  36. Beathard, Swift, Hank Jr., Sony ATV Big Winners At BMI Country Awards

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Casey Beathard, Taylor Swift, Hank Williams, Jr., and publisher Sony/ATV were the big winners at the 56th Annual BMI Country Awards, which were held Tuesday night (Nov. 11) at the performing rights organization's Music Row offices in Nashvill ...

  37. McGraw To Host 'Saturday Night Live'

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw will host NBC's "Saturday Night Live" on Nov. 22. It will be his first appearance on the show. McGraw is the first country music artist of the new millennium to host the show, according to his publicist. Other country sta ...

  38. T.I. Maintains No. 1 Album While Britney Spears Zooms to No. 1 on the Hot 100

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I.'s "Paper Trail" maintains its lock at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a second week . . . Meanwhile, Britney Spears' "Womanizer" flies to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 -- the second chart-topper of her 10 year ca ...

  39. McGraw Apologizes For 'Greatest Hits 3'

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country superstar Tim McGraw has apologized to his fans for Curb Records' decision to release a third greatest hits package of his material. According to a release from his publicist, "Greatest Hits 3" was released on Oct. 7 without ...

  40. 'Death' Still Alive, Spends Third Week At No. 1

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" is still sticking to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 this week, becoming only the second album to spend three consecutive weeks at No. 1 this year ... the top 10 of the Billboard 200 greets five debuts from D ...

  41. Bitzer Joins RPM Managment

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ryan Bitzer joins Nashville-based RPM Management in the newly created position of chief strategy officer. He will be charged with executing brand synergy along with long term strategies for the company and artists they represent, which include Tim ...

  42. Madonna's the Queen of Charts

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madonna's "Hard Candy" album makes a sweet entrance at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 280,000, giving the diva her seventh chart-topper and the third biggest sales week of the year. A whopping 26% of the album's first we ...

  43. McGraw Fragrance To Debut This Summer

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country superstar Tim McGraw is now in the company of Celine Dion, Kylie Minogue and Shania Twain. Coty Beauty has announced the launch of McGraw's first fragrance, "McGraw by Tim McGraw," which will debut in stores this August. Dio ...

  44. Tim McGraw, Fritos Align For Chips Campaign

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Not only will Fritos be the "official snack" of Tim McGraw's upcoming Live Your Voice trek , but the food company will also give the country artist his own chips flavor: the limited edition Tim McGraw Spicy Jalapeño Fritos. Beginnin ...

  45. McGraw Teams With Wal-Mart For Hits Pack

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw will release a special limited edition combo pack of both his greatest hits albums on April 29. The release will be available only at Wal-Mart and will sell for $11.88. The package will contain both "Tim McGraw Reflected: Hits Vol. ...

  46. Sony/ATV Inks Luther

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville has signed a worldwide co-publishing deal with songwriter Bill Luther. Among the hits Luther has co-written are Kenny Chesney's "Who You'd Be Today" (No. 2, Billboard Hot Country Songs, Nov. ...

  47. Chesney, McGraw, Hill, Urban Join CMT Awards Lineup

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, LeAnn Rimes, Keith Urban and Brooks & Dunn have been added to the lineup of the 2008 CMT Music Awards, which will be held April 14. Previously announced performers include Carrie Underwood, Sugarland, Bra ...

  48. McGraw Goes Mobile

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw launched a mobile Web site at the Mobile World Congress, allowing fans to connect from Internet-connected mobile phones to download videos, buy premium content and check on tour dates and other McGraw news. The site, mcgraw2go.mobi, is ...

  49. Brands Back McGraw Trek

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST Barbecue sauce KC Masterpiece and charcoal manufacturer Kingsford are sponsoring Tim McGraw's 2008 Live Your Voice tour, which begins May 9 in Tampa with special guests Jason Aldean and Halfway To Hazard. Live Nation is promoter of the tour, ...

  50. McGraw, Hill, Hannah Set For Houston Livestock Show

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus and Rascal Flatts are among the 21 artists slated to play the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo at Reliant Park March 3-22. The Rodeo has long been one of the premier live country music events in ...

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