1. Charlie Daniels Warns America to Learn From Its Mistakes or Face 'Blood on the Streets'

    February 15, 2017 8:52 PM EST 0 0 0 While the weeks since the presidential inauguration have been flooded with protests and calls of action, the latest outcry has not come from liberal millennials or any minority. Instead, country icon and staunch Republican Charlie Daniels took to th ...

  2. Luke Bryan Issues Statement After Hitting 'Disruptive' Fan at Charity Concert

    December 01, 2016 9:44 PM EST 0 0 6 Luke Bryan 's team has issued a statement after the country singer hit a "disruptive" heckler during his performance Wednesday night at the Charlie Daniels ' all-star Volunteer Jam concert in Nashville.  "A man in [the] fron ...

  3. Country Singer Collin Raye Set to Hit 'Rewind' On New Envision Radio Feature

    November 23, 2016 3:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Few conversations are as compelling to listen in on as those that take place between artists as they swap road tales, share career highs and lows, and dish out behind-the-scenes insight and the unknown stories behind their hit songs. Nobody knows th ...

  4. The Story Behind New Country Music Hall Of Famer Fred Foster

    October 06, 2016 1:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 The producer and record exec was key in the careers of Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton and Kris Kristofferson. After the Country Music Hall of Fame announced its 2016 class, the two artists among the 2016 inductees — Randy Travis and Charlie Daniels — rec ...

  5. Inside Charlie Daniels' Improbable Ride Into the Country Music Hall of Fame

    August 10, 2016 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" helps the new inductee bridge country music and southern rock. When Charlie Daniels stopped on March 31, 1967, to put gas in the tank of his vehicle on his way out of Nashville, he noticed a lot of activity ...

  6. Charlie Daniels On Gun Control: 'We've Got Enough'

    June 28, 2016 11:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 Charlie Daniels shared his views on gun control in a recent interview with FOX411 Country . The veteran country singer echoed an argument made by many conservatives: "bad people are bad people, and you cannot clean up anything by taking guns aw ...

  7. Charlie Daniels, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill and Craig Wayne Boyd of `The Voice' on Tap for Summer NAMM in Nashville

    June 22, 2016 2:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Summer NAMM , the mid-year trade show for the $17 billion music and sounds products business, comes to Nashville June 23-25 with veteran and rising stars set to join established and start-up companies showcasing their goods. Charlie Daniels, who was ...

  8. Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels, and Producer Fred Foster Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

    March 29, 2016 3:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the fall of 1985, the sound of country music had gotten so contemporary with crossover acts such as Anne Murray and Alabama that The New York Times ran a famous headline proclaiming that traditional country music -- as fans knew it -- was dead. A ...

  9. Luke Bryan & More Country Stars Take You Home for the Holidays in 'A Country Faith Christmas' Book

    November 25, 2015 4:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard contributor Deborah Evans Price gathers recipes, stories & more in new book. Deborah Evans Price is one of country music’s most esteemed journalists. Her byline has appeared in  Billboard ,  Nash Country   Weekly, Rolling Stone and cou ...

  10. Tracy Lawrence Celebrates 10 Years of Turkeys at Annual Thanksgiving Charity Event in Nashville

    November 25, 2015 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 On a cool Tuesday morning in Music City, Tracy Lawrence spent his day just as he has every Thanksgiving week since 2006: knee-deep in turkeys. For the 10th year, the singer was helping out the Nashville Rescue Mission by frying turkeys for their hol ...

  11. Lynyrd Skynyrd & Peter Frampton Join Forces on 'Call Me the Breeze': Exclusive Video

    July 17, 2015 2:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 When he got the call to be part of an all-star tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd last fall, Peter Frampton didn't hesitate for a moment. "We've known each other on a very close level," Frampton tells Billboard. He joined the group to pla ...

  12. How Atlanta's Fox Theatre Is Celebrating 40 Years Since Gregg Allman, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Other Southern Rockers Saved It

    May 27, 2015 4:14 PM EDT 0 0 0  When Gregg Allman got the call to join more than a dozen acts in a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute concert in late 2014 at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre , he quickly signed on, and not just because he and the band are long-standing members of the Southern-rock brot ...

  13. Charlie Daniels' Holiday Season Starts With Christmas 4 Kids Concert

    November 20, 2014 7:51 PM EST The legendary Charlie Daniels is proud of his longtime association with the annual benefit concert Christmas 4 Kids . "It's a concert with a heart," the southern rocker tells Billboard . "It's a very special thing. People ...

  14. Charlie Daniels Does Dylan on New Album: 'He Doesn't Have Boundaries'

    March 24, 2014 5:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 The country rock veteran played on three Dylan albums -- now, he's paying tribute with "Off The Grid: Doin' It Dylan' The names Bob Dylan and Charlie Daniels might not necessarily go together, but the southern rock giant says the ...

  15. George Jones Gets Epic Tribute With Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Megadeth

    November 23, 2013 8:40 AM EST Music City's biggest stars show up for "Playin' Possum! The Final No Show Tribute To George Jones" During the latter years of George Jones' touring career, the legend would typically try to open a package date rather tha ...

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  17. Charlie Daniels Talks 'Christmas Time Again': Video

    November 10, 2012 10:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Charlie Daniels has a new holiday album out, "Hallelujah, It's Christmas Time Again," and Billboard caught up with the "Devil Went Down to Georgia" star to talk about the release, plus his upcoming Christmas for Kids concert ...

  18. Charlie Daniels Talks Holiday Album

    Charlie Daniels Talks Holiday Album

    November 10, 2012 10:36 AM EST 0 0 0 Charlie Daniels Talks Holiday Album Videos Charlie Daniels Brightcove ...

  19. Francis W. Preston, 1928-2012

    June 14, 2012 7:30 PM EDT Former BMI ­president/CEO Frances Williams Preston, often referred to as "the best friend a songwriter ever had," died of congestive heart failure on June 13 at her home in Nashville. The tireless executive, whose early career duties inc ...

  20. Frances Preston Remembered by Rosanne Cash, Del Bryant, Joe Galante, Many More Execs and Songwriters

    June 13, 2012 11:47 AM EDT The music community was saddened today by news of the passing of Frances Williams Preston, longtime head of BMI and one of the pioneering female executives in the music industry. This morning, many of the artists she helped and executives she work ...

  21. No Longer a 'Bored' Kid, Hunter Hayes Adjusts to the Hype

    March 12, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Over the past several months, there has been a considerable amount of hype concerning Louisiana native Hunter Hayes. He not only co-produced his debut Atlantic album with Dann Huff, but he plays every instrument on the set. After seeing Hayes at the ...

  22. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean Score Big With ACM Nominations

    January 26, 2012 12:25 PM EST 0 0 0 It was a big morning for Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean as the nominations for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Award were announced. Nominees were announced online via the first-ever ACM digital press conference this morning on the Academy& ...

  23. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift Lead Academy of Country Music Awards Noms

    January 26, 2012 11:58 AM EST Nominations were announced for the 47th Academy of Country Music Awards on Thursday. Kenny Chesney leads with nine nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, a category he has won four times since 2004. Following him in nominations is Jason A ...

  24. Montgomery Gentry Proud to Be Indie 'Rebels'

    October 10, 2011 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Montgomery Genty might very well be feeling a sense of déjà vu these days, as they gear up for the release of their new disc "Rebels On The Run." Troy Gentry says the music pretty much sounds like the "old" Montgomery Gentry, and ...

  25. Weekly Chart Notes: Tony Bennett, Kristin Chenoweth, Mumford & Sons

    September 24, 2011 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 MOVES LIKE BENNETT: Nevermind that young'un Mick Jagger. Tony Bennett isn't gathering any moss either. As previously reported , while Maroon 5 's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera , spends a third week at No. ...

  26. Video: Stars Talk Musical Longevity

    June 21, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article "Take a few leaps of faith and trust your gut," Carrie Underwood says of staying on top in the music business for the long haul. And she's just one of the many, many artists we talked to about this very subject. It' ...

  27. Music Stars Talk Career Longevity - Presented by Stride

    Music Stars Talk Career Longevity - Presented by Stride

    June 21, 2011 9:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 Artists including Charlie Daniels, Les Claypool, Carrie Underwood, Wiz Khalifa, Donald Glover, Aziz Ansari and many more discuss the secret to career longevity, and tell us about the artists that inspire them. donald glover , Carrie Underwood , Wide ...

  28. Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban: Photo Gallery From Day One of the BB Country Music Summit

    June 07, 2011 3:08 PM EDT The second annual Billboard Country Music Summit in Nashville kicked off its first day in high style with luminescent country stars (including Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Charlie Daniels), music industry reps from across the count ...

  29. Charlie Daniels Q&A I CMS 2011

    Charlie Daniels Q&A I CMS 2011

    June 07, 2011 12:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Charlie Daniels at the Billboard Country Music Summit 2011 Charlie Daniels , cms , Charlie Daniels Videos Charlie Daniels Brightcove ...

  30. Charlie Daniels, Live Nation, AEG Live Reps Discuss Touring Saturation at Country Music Summit Panel

    June 06, 2011 4:13 PM EDT Touring Bureau: Gil Cunningham, President Neste Event Mktg.; Darin Lashinsky, CEO, NS2; Country Music legend Charlie Daniels; Billboard's Ray Waddell; Ali Harnell, Senior Vice President, Clear Channel Entertainment; Brian O'Connell, Pres ...

  31. Colt Ford Craves Country Rap Radio Hit with 'Every Chance I Get'

    May 01, 2011 8:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 For those who still consider country rap an oxymoron, Colt Ford is working hard to change that perception with the May 3 release of his album "Every Chance I Get," which includes guest vocals by Tim McGraw , Charlie Daniels and Luke Bryan ...

  32. Adele Holds Atop Billboard 200, Marsha Ambrosius Bows at No. 2

    March 09, 2011 8:55 AM EST 0 0 0 A dele's "21" stands firm at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a second week, moving 168,000 copies (down 52%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. With a little over 520,000 sold in two weeks, "21" has swiftly become ...

  33. Aaron Lewis Talks Country Crossover, Preps 'Heavier' Staind LP

    March 04, 2011 10:40 AM EST 0 0 0 S taind 's Aaron Lewis may have gone country on his first solo release, but don't expect to see him sporting a Stetson and fancy boots any time in the near future. "Hell no," Lewis tells Billboard.com. "I've never felt ...

  34. Jennifer Lopez Leaps Onto Hot 100 with 'On the Floor'

    March 03, 2011 11:44 AM EST 0 0 0 J ennifer Lopez blasts back onto the Billboard Hot 100, as "On the Floor," featuring Pitbull , soars in as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 9, marking the new "American Idol" judge's highest career launch on the list. Lopez's ...

  35. Weekly Chart Notes: Enrique Iglesias, Bruno Mars, Decemberists

    January 27, 2011 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 HE'S THE GREATEST DANCER: Enrique Iglesias passes a King (of Pop) and a Prince for most No. 1s among solo males in the 34-year history of Dance/Club Play Songs . "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)," featuring Ludacris & DJ Frank ...

  36. Chart Highlights: Pop, Rap Songs & More

    January 24, 2011 4:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. ...

  37. Tommy Crain, Former CDB Guitarist, Dies at 59

    January 14, 2011 5:37 PM EST 0 0 0 John Thomas "Tommy" Crain, a guitarist in the classic Charlie Daniels Band lineup of the 1970s-'80s who enjoyed a 15 year run with the band, died Jan. 13 in Franklin, Tenn. He was 59. Crain, a Nashville native, played on more than 20 ...

  38. Former Charlie Daniels Band Guitarist Tommy Crain Dies

    January 14, 2011 12:00 AM EST John Thomas "Tommy" Crain died Jan. 13 in Franklin, Tenn. He was 59. Crain was a guitarist in the classic Charlie Daniels Band lineup of the 1970s-'80s and enjoyed a 15-year run with the band. He was co-writer and co-arranger of man ...

  39. Staind's Aaron Lewis Talks Tea Party, Goes Country on New EP

    October 07, 2010 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 With Staind in between album cycles, frontman Aaron Lewis begins a 19-date solo acoustic tour tonight (Oct. 7) at Boston's House of Blues, in support of a five-song EP due out in the spring. Lewis tells Billboard.com the country-based effort, w ...

  40. Staind's Aaron Lewis Starts New Charity, Discusses Solo Debut

    July 06, 2010 10:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Staind frontman Aaron Lewis recently finished recording a country-tinged solo album, and in the coming months he'll meet with his bandmates to write the group's next album. But for now he has one main focus: to reopen his daughter's e ...

  41. Lynyrd Skynyrd Gets Country Tribute From Eric Church, Jamey Johnson

    June 16, 2010 10:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sixteen years after a group of country music's "Skynyrd Frynds" paid tribute to Southern rock heroes Lynyrd Skynyrd , another batch of artists is doing the same. Randy Houser , Jamey Johnson , Eric Church and Uncle Kracker are among t ...

  42. Business Matters: Rhapsody, Charlie Daniels, Karaoke and More

    March 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- Rhapsody is working with Dolby Laboratories to better format its catalog of 9 million tracks for mobile delivery. That means tracks will take less hard drive space, will have better playback quality and will load faster. Those characteristics s ...

  43. Alan Jackson Collection Coming From Cracker Barrel

    October 23, 2009 9:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store will offer the Alan Jackson Collection, a 40-plus piece assortment of lifestyle items created in conjunction with Jackson, beginning Nov. 2. The collection features menswear and womenswear, food items, collectibles, ...

  44. Lynyrd Skynyrd Video Feature: Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition

    October 09, 2009 10:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's a warm, sunny Monday afternoon in August and Lynyrd Skynyrd is at DR&A Television and Film Production Studios in downtown Nashville filming a video for the single "Simple Life." Standing on the bare set, guitars blazing and h ...

  45. This Day in Music

    December 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton dies at age 63 after a long illness. 2006 - Dave Clark Five saxophonist Denis Payton dies at age 63 after a long illness. 2003 - Rapper Nas is charged with assault stemming from a Dec. 10 altercation i ...

  46. Koch, Charlie Daniels Renew Deal

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Koch Records has renewed a catalog label services deal with Charlie Daniels and his label, Blue Hat Records. The new five-year, worldwide deal includes more than 10 of Daniels' catalog titles. Releases covered under the deal include “Songs Fr ...

  47. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' label, C 2002 - New York radio statio ...

  48. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "God ...

  49. This Day in Music

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controversial founder of the pathfinding Southern rock label Capricorn Records and manager of Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers, dies of lung cancer at his 2006 - Phil Walden, the colorful and oft-controve ...

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