1. Jason Aldean, Songwriters Ben Hayslip David Lee Murphy Celebrate 'The Only Way I Know' No. 1 with ASCAP

    March 06, 2013 6:10 PM EST Songwriters David Lee Murphy and Ben Hayslip were hoping for a Jason Aldean cut when they wrote "The Only Way I Know." Little did they know they would get a triple cut, because when Aldean hard the song he knew it was exactly the tune ...

  2. David Lee Murphy

    David Lee Murphy

    8 Albums, 12 Songs

  3. Backbeat: Darius Rucker Debuts 'True Believers' At CMA Week With Mike Dungan, Frank Rogers, More

    October 31, 2012 7:09 PM EDT Darius Rucker peforms with songwriter Frank Rogers. (Photo: Chris Hollo) Darius Rucker previewed his third Capitol Records Nashville album, True Believers , today (Oct. 30) for an industry crowd at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nash ...

  4. Thompson Square on the Making of Hit Song 'Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not?' at Billboard Country Summit

    June 06, 2012 2:05 PM EDT Thompson Square tells the story behind their breakout hit "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not?" at the Billboard Country Music Summit. (Photo: Michael Seto) There's an old saying in Nashville that "it all begins with a song" and ...

  5. Nashville Knowledge: Billboard Country Music Summit To Examine Genre's Wild Success

    May 29, 2012 4:45 PM EDT Willie Nelson will do a live Q&A at the Billboard Country Music Summit. (Photo: David McClister) Nashville may be known as Music City, but it's also "music business city," and that is singularly true for the country genre. Sophi ...

  6. Nashville Knowledge

    May 23, 2012 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 Nashville may be known as Music City, but it's also "music business city," and that is singularly true for the country genre. Sophisticated, ever-evolving and remarkably successful, the country music business will be explored from every ...

  7. Colt Ford's 'Declaration' Ignores Rules

    March 13, 2012 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Colt Ford is optimistic that 2012 will be a great year, but he's quick to admit that 2011 wasn't so bad either. "Obviously, 2011 was a huge year for me as a songwriter, having two number ones, including arguably the biggest song of th ...

  8. 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& ...

  9. Kenny Chesney's 'Hemingway's Whiskey': Track-By-Track Preview

    August 20, 2010 10:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney 's new album "Hemingway's Whiskey" isn't out until Sept. 28, but the Country chart-topper gave Billboard an in-depth preview, discussing the record's 11 songs track by track, and in the process revealing h ...

  10. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. "LIVE LIKE YOU WERE DYING," TIM MCGRAW 2. "I Go Back," Kenny Chesney 3. "Whiskey Girl," Toby Keith 4. "If You Ever Stop Loving Me," Montgomery Gentry 5. "Loco," Davi ...

  11. 2002 ASCAP Country Music Awards

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Here are the winning songs from the 40th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held Nov. 4 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Listed below the song title is the songwriter and publisher. Ain't Nothing 'Bout Yo ...

  12. Waylon Jennings Remembered In Nashville

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Waylon Jennings' independent spirit was honored on Saturday (March 23), with friends like Kris Kristofferson and Travis Tritt singing the praises and songs of the iconoclastic country music star. Trit Waylon Jennings' independent spirit wa ...