1. Old Dominion Takes an Unusual Path to Country's Top 10

    October 07, 2015 2:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 The title to Old Dominion ’s debut album tells the story. In a genre where most projects are named after a key track, Meat and Candy is nowhere to be found in the 11-song list. In fact, Meat and Candy sounds more like the name of a new wave album by ...

  2. Craig Morgan's 'When I'm Gone' Finds Inspiration In Mortality

    October 07, 2015 11:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country traditionalist freshens up his sound with latest single. According to Benjamin Franklin , the only guarantees in an ever-changing world are death and taxes. Moaning about the IRS is a common response to the latter. As for death, many would r ...

  3. Blake Shelton Had a 'Few Drinks' Before Firing off 'American Sniper' Tweets

    January 22, 2015 6:15 AM EST Blake Shelton has admitted he had a "few drinks" before rolling up his sleeves for a Twitter battle over American Sniper .  The Voice judge and fellow country singer Craig Morgan  made headlines when they took aim at celebrities who ques ...

  4. 'American Sniper' Has Country Stars & Movie Stars Arguing on Social Media

    January 21, 2015 5:24 PM EST The movie American Sniper set attendance records for a film opening in January, and with that high profile comes controversy. After Seth Rogen and Michael Moore tweeted their thoughts about the film, country singers Blake Shelton and Craig Morgan ...

  5. Craig Morgan Talks 'Wake Up Lovin' You' Success, Newfound Attention

    April 01, 2014 8:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Being an artist is something that Craig Morgan takes a lot of pride in. But last fall, he had his doubts about whether that story would include a record label or not. The singer had just released "Wake Up Lovin’ You," and he was so sure of ...

  6. Publishing Briefs: Zooey Deschanel Signs With Spirit, Tommy James Teams with Sony/ATV, BMG Chrysalis U.S. Buys Rights To 'Khumba'

    March 11, 2014 6:32 AM EDT Spirit Music Group has signed a multi-year North American publishing administration deal with Zooey Deschanel which includes her back catalog and future works.  In addition to her songwriting contributions as one half of the duo She & Him, she ...

  7. Pam Tillis Brings Craig Morgan and Lorrie Morgan Along for 'Hee Haw' Tribute

    March 03, 2014 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Pam Tillis – the soaring voice behind hits like "Maybe It Was Memphis" and "Mi Vida Loca" is getting to showcase another side to her world-class talent. Tillis is helping to organize Tuesday night's "Pop! Goes Rochelle& ...

  8. America's Labor Party: 26 Country Songs for the American Worker

    September 01, 2013 7:00 PM EDT Within this article you'll find a playlist of every song mentioned within -- 26 in all -- that we hope will give an appropriate spin to your Labor Day. This piece first appeared in our twice-weekly "Country Update" newsletter, which ...

  9. Craig Morgan's 'Journey' Meant Revisiting Past Hits for New Album

    August 30, 2013 9:45 AM EDT In his decade-plus career, Craig Morgan hasn't covered any other artists on record. However, on his new album "The Journey: Livin' Hits" (Sept. 3), the singer re-imagines quite a few tracks that have been recorded before -- fro ...

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  11. Backbeat: Broken Bow Celebrates Jason Aldean, Dustin Lynch, New Label at Pre-CMAs Bash

    November 01, 2012 6:12 PM EDT From left: Broken Bow Music Group GM Rick Shedd, new artist Lindsay Ell, BBR Music Group president/CEO Benny Brown (Photo: Deborah Evans Price) "There's a lot to be excited about" Benny Brown, Broken Bow pres./CEO While zombies, wit ...

  12. Brad Paisley, Ben Hayslip Win Big at ASCAP Country Awards

    October 30, 2012 3:21 PM EDT From left; ASCAP's Randy Grimmett, Cal IV's Daniel Hill, songwriter Terry Sawchuk, songwriter Eric Paslay, Cal IV's Natalie Harker and Billy Lynn, ASCAP's Michael Martin. Songwriter/artist of the year Brad Paisley and songwrite ...

  13. Chart Highlights: Demi Lovato Leaps To No. 1 On Pop Songs

    September 03, 2012 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The singer/actress scores her first leader on the list with 'Give Your Heart a Break.' Plus, new No. 1s for Neon Trees, Usher and Little Big Town. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Fin ...

  14. Craig Morgan and Friends Team Up for 'Billy's Place'

    August 15, 2012 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 This past weekend was a big one for Craig Morgan, who hosted his 6th annual Charity Weekend for Billy's Place in Dickson, Tennessee. The event kicked off on Saturday with a motocross exhibition followed by a group trail ride and lunch that feat ...

  15. Craig Morgan Nearly Hung It Up Before 'This Ole Boy'

    June 27, 2012 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country Star Talks 'Finicky Business,' New Label & Small Screen Success on 'All Access Outdoors' It's been a great year for Craig Morgan , and we're only halfway through it. The country star hit the top 15 on the Co ...

  16. 'Follow the Money' Panel Says 'Fans Are the Investors' at Billboard Country Summit

    June 04, 2012 3:11 PM EDT (L-R): Billboard senior analyst Glenn Peoples, Broken Bow Records Legal Counsel/CFO Paul Brown, artist Mike Farris, FLO {thinkery} founder Mark Montgomery, Bigger Picture Group CEO David Robkin, and Y Entertainment CEO Rick Stevens. (Photo: Michae ...

  17. Spotlight: Glen Templeton Delivers 'Sing That Song Again'

    May 23, 2012 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 One of the biggest buzzes in Nashville the past few months has been the success of Black River Entertainment. The label has helped Craig Morgan enjoy a huge hit at radio with "This Ol' Boy," and they look to do the same with Glen Temp ...

  18. Spotlight: Sarah Darling's 'Blackbird' Soars

    April 04, 2012 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country Newcomer Working on Album With Producer Dann Huff During February's Country Radio Seminar, there was a very loud buzz around Music City concerning Sarah Darling . Currently in the studio wrapping up a new album, the year has been filled ...

  19. Backbeat: ACM Weekend With Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley; Capitol and Warner Afterparties and Blake Shelton's NRA Celebrity Shoot!

    April 03, 2012 2:01 PM EDT From left: Musicians Craig Morgan, Blake Shelton and TV personality Lee Lakosky participate in the NRA Country ACM Celebrity Shoot Hosted By Blake Shelton at the Desert Hills Shooting Club in South Boulder City, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Gett ...

  20. 23 Weeks In, Kenny Chesney Has No. 21

    March 08, 2012 10:10 AM EST 0 0 0 K enny Chesney lands his 21st No. 1 on Country Songs, as "Reality" steps 2-1 in its 23rd chart week -- the slowest chart-topping climb of his career. That surpasses Chesney's 22-week rise with "You Had Me from Hello," which ...

  21. Lionel Richie, George Strait Light Up CRS in Nashville

    February 23, 2012 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Day one of the 2012 Country Radio Seminar is in the books. The day started with the opening ceremonies at the Nashville Convention Center with the presentation of the annual Humanitarian Awards to stations in small, medium, and large markets followi ...

  22. Backbeat: George Strait, Bob Pittman, Gary Overton at Country Radio Seminar Day One

    February 23, 2012 1:44 PM EST The Ryman Room was overflowing with CRS attendees when Tenacity Records threw its first CRS bash. Keeping it all about the music, Tenacity artists Bill Gentry and Darryl Worley performed their new music and kept the party going well into the night ...

  23. Craig Morgan: High Hopes for 'This Ole Boy'

    February 07, 2012 1:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Country Star Goes Indie, Talks Starring in Music Video With Angie Harmon: 'It Was Tough, But I Did My Job' The career of Craig Morgan has seen more twists and turns than the Highway 49 near Vanleer, TN that he calls home. Even so, the Blac ...

  24. Craig Morgan's 'This Ole Boy' Due in February

    January 10, 2012 11:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Craig Morgan will usher in a new era of his recording career with the release of "This Ole Boy" on Feb. 28. It marks his debut release with Black River. Prior to signing with the label last year, Morgan achieved success on Broken Bow and B ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Billy Ray Cyrus Salutes the Troops With New Country Record

    January 02, 2011 8:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the release of "I'm American," Billy Ray Cyrus sees his career coming full circle. The album reunites Cyrus with Buddy Cannon, the producer responsible for his move to Nashville, and resurrects "Some Gave All," a 20-yea ...

  27. Carrie Underwood Wins At Inspirational Country Music Awards

    October 15, 2010 10:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 C arrie Underwood is getting recognized for inspiring people. The music video for her No. 1 hit "Temporary Home" won inspirational video of the year at the Inspirational Country Music Awards Thursday night. "The Blind Side," star ...

  28. Katy Perry Extends Stay Atop Hot 100

    June 24, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 K aty Perry remains perched at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a third consecutive week with "California Gurls," while the title earns the chart's Airplay Gainer award for a second straight frame. Up 16%, the track, which features ...

  29. Carrie Underwood Announces 'Play On' Tour

    December 10, 2009 2:38 PM EST 0 0 0 C arrie Underwood will hit the road next March for a headlining tour in support of her new album, "Play On," the country singer announced today (Dec. 10). The 45-date trek kicks off Mar. 11 in Reading, Pa. and wraps May 30 in Spokane, Wash ...

  30. Chart Beat Chat

    December 12, 2008 10:43 AM EST 0 0 0 RECURRENT EVENTS Hi Fred, I’ve noticed a couple things on the recent country chart that you could clear up for me. Has the recurrent policy changed? I know [the rules called for removal of songs after] 20 weeks [that were] below the top 10, however ...

  31. AC/DC Debuts At No. 1 With 784,000

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Updating a story first posted here last night, AC/DC earns its first Billboard 200-topping debut with "Black Ice," blasting onto the chart with the second-biggest sales frame this year. The Columbia s Updating a story first posted here las ...

  32. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 AC/DC breaks an eight-year studio hiatus with a Wal-Mart exclusive, "High School Musical" returns for a third installment, Of Montreal ups the indie rock drama and Lee Ann Womack keeps it dark and sto Singer/songwriter Brett Dennen's ...

  33. Morgan To Join Grand Ole Opry

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country star Craig Morgan has been invited to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry. The invitation came from Opry member John Conlee, who surprised Morgan at a special concert for U.S. troops at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, N.C. (Morgan w ...

  34. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song ...

  35. Little Big Town, Morgan Join Montgomery Gentry For ACM Ride

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Little Big Town, Craig Morgan, James Otto and Lady Antebellum are among the 25 country artists that will join hosts Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry for the Academy of Country Music's 5th Annual Charity Motorcycle Ride on May 17 in Las Vegas. ...

  36. Travis, Adkins, Evans Added To CMA Music Fest Lineup

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Trace Adkins, Bucky Covington, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sara Evans, Little Big Town, Montgomery Gentry, Craig Morgan, James Otto, Kenny Rogers and Randy Travis join an already stellar performance lineup for the nightly concerts at the CMA Music Festival, ...

  37. Morgan Finds New Home At Sony BMG Nashville

    March 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Country star Craig Morgan, who exited Nashville independent label Broken Bow last month, has signed with Sony BMG Nashville. He's expected to release a single this summer and an album in the fall. At press time he hadn't been assigned to ...

  38. Morgan Exits Broken Bow, Valory Next?

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Country star Craig Morgan has decided to exercise his right of term according to his contract and will be leaving Broken Bow Records. "It's been a good six years with BBR, but now it's time to move forward," Morgan said in a pr ...

  39. Chart Beat

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Paula Adbul, Yael Naim, Flo Rida and more! 'DANCE' WITH THE STARS: She might be forever our girl, but it's been awhile since Paula Abdul has appeared on a Billboard singles chart. Granted, that's because she hasn&# ...

  40. Flo Rida's 'Low' Remains Hot 100 King

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Flo Rida remains atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a seventh week with "Low," although strong challenges are being mounted by Chris Brown's "With You" (3-2) and Rihanna's "Don't Stop the Music" (the top Flo ...

  41. Coty, Murrah Music Ink Exclusive Deal

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Songwriter Neal Coty has signed an exclusive songwriter’s agreement with Nashville-based Murrah Music Group. Coty’s songs include Blake Shelton’s “Playboys of the Southwestern World,” Craig Morgan’s “Every Friday Afternoon” and Mark Chesnutt’s “Sh ...

  42. Tunes On TV

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television October 1 - 7, 2007. MONDAY, Oct. 1 "Control Room Presents," MyNetworkTV Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Ben Harper (also scheduled: Sean Penn, Barry ...

  43. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show Wi ...

  44. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo' ...

  45. Lineup Taking Shape For Inaugural Big State Fest

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Also confirmed to appear are Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Gary Allan, the Wreckers, Los Lonely Boys, Jack Ingram and Miranda Lambert. As tipped here earlier this month, Tim McGraw will headline the bi ...

  46. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song, dies from heart complications in San Antonio. She is 88. 2006 - Rosita Fernandez, the Mexican-born singer known as San Antonio's First Lady of Song ...

  47. 07OnTV

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 12-18, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 13 "Wheel of Fortune: Country Music Stars Week," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Steve Azar. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CB ...

  48. Quesenberry, Morgan Head To Vector

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Artist manager and music marketer Faith Quesenberry joins Nashville-based Vector management. Concurrently, Quesenberry's management client, Craig Morgan, joins the Vector roster, which already includes Lyle Lovett, Hank Williams Jr., Trace Ad ...

  49. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured art ...

  50. 37OnTV

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 11-17, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 11 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Jessica Simpson, Storm Large (also scheduled: Ron Livingston). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyon ...

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