1. Heidi Newfield Starts New Chapter With 'So Good'

    June 19, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Though most know her from her high-energy hits during her days as a member of Trick Pony, Heidi Newfield is one of the most distinctive vocalists in country music. That can be heard on such deep catalog Pony moments as "Stay In This Moment" ...

  2. Montgomery Gentry "Freedom" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 3:34 PM EST 0 0 0 Montgomery Gentry, "Freedom" (Columbia Nashville) Release Date: TBD The title of Montgomery Gentry 's seventh studio album reflects a mind-set that Troy Gentry says is "a little bit of everything for everybody," adding, &quo ...

  3. Montgomery Gentry Back In The Studio

    November 03, 2009 1:09 PM EST 0 0 0 After spinning off a couple of No. 1 country singles from the 2008 "Back When I Knew It All," Montgomery Gentry is finishing work on the duo's seventh studio album. The set is due in early 2010, with a first single expected to be rele ...

  4. Kellie Pickler

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although "American Idol" viewers did not "pick Pickler" as last season's winner, Kellie Pickler still has her share of fans. Although "American Idol" viewers didn't "pick Pickler" as last season' ...

  5. The Lost Trailers

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After making the rounds on various labels, the contemporary country band has finally scored a direct hit with its self-titled BNA Records debut. Last week, the album entered the Top Heatseekers chart The fourth album is the charm for the Lost Traile ...

  6. 'Idol' Finalist Pickler Signs Record Deal

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kellie Pickler, the folksy, season five "American Idol" finalist, has signed a record deal with 19 Recordings and Nashville-based BNA Records, an imprint of Sony BMG Nashville. Kellie Pickler, the folksy, season five "American Idol&qu ...

  7. Young Larsen Has A Music Biz 'Education'

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Blaine Larsen may only be 18 years old, but he already has experienced the highs and lows of a career in the music business. At the moment, he's in the midst of one of the best highs the business o ...

  8. Montgomery Gentry Rolls Into 'Town'

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Having successfully carved a niche as purveyors of hard-charging country rock, working-class party songs, and male-perspective ballads, Columbia duo Montgomery Gentry has set out to broaden its musical ...

  9. Little Big Town Hits Nashville

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Picture a group with the physical make-up of the Mamas & the Papas or ABBA and a sound reminiscent of the Eagles or Restless Heart, and you've got Little Big Town. Picture a group with the physical make-up of the Mamas & the Papas or AB ...

  10. Mary Chapin Carpenter Takes On Themes Of Time, Sex, Love

    May 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a title like "Time*Sex*Love," it's not hard to figure out that Mary Chapin Carpenter's first new studio album in almost five years is packed with the kind of lyrically deep, personal songs for wh With a title like "Time ...

  11. Country Kids Gilman, Andrews Planning Tour

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Two of country music's fastest-rising young stars -- Jessica Andrews and Billy Gilman -- are planning a joint tour this summer. "It's going to be kind of a co-headlining thing," Andrews says. "I think Two of country music� ...