1. Double Trouble: Miranda Lambert Has the 'Nerve' to Release Two-Disc Album

    November 16, 2016 4:10 PM EST 0 0 0 'The Weight Of These Wings' Is Rare Double-Disc In Country Of All-New Material When The Weight of These Wings goes on sale Nov. 18, Miranda Lambert will be wandering down a road that might appear, from the outside, to be as nostalgic as th ...

  2. Brent Cobb Steps Back Into the Spotlight With 'Shine on Rainy Day'

    October 06, 2016 10:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Brent Cobb's second album, Shine On Rainy Day , hits shelves on Friday, it'll be almost exactly a decade after he released his debut, No Place Left to Leave . "You always hear in this industry it takes ten years to be an overnigh ...

  3. David Nail on His 'Babies' Influencing His Music & Fighting for His New Album 'Fighter'

    July 21, 2016 3:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 David Nail admits that a recent event made him aware of what cheating feels like. Don't worry: All is well in his marriage to wife Catherine. But the lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan recently found himself on “enemy ground,” taking part in a ch ...

  4. David Nail Lives in the Moment on 'Good at Tonight,' Feat. Brothers Osborne

    June 30, 2016 3:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 David Nail leans on a basic seize-the-moment message in "Good at Tonight": "The stars and the weather, they won't last forever, but we've got 'em lined up just right," he sings over chugging guitars. "Who care ...

  5. Chris Stapleton, Lauren Alaina, Little Big Town Try Out New Songs at Universal Nashville's Country Showcase

    February 10, 2016 1:51 PM EST 0 0 0 “Snow day at the Ryman -- what could be better?” said Little Big Town’s Philip Sweet, kicking off an afternoon of music for attendees at Nashville’s annual Country Radio Seminar, as flurries accumulated on the storied Ryman Auditorium’s stained glas ...

  6. 5 Rising Country Artists to Watch

    October 17, 2015 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the world of country music, so much press goes to the headline acts, the ones whose names are listed in the larger print on your concert tickets. While that statement is actually true in any genre, your stars on the A-list usually didn’t get ther ...

  7. Anatomy of a Hit: Canaan Smith Nearly Lost His Deal Before Finding His Breakthrough Song

    July 29, 2015 10:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Record-label staffers naturally celebrate every No. 1 they get, but when the chart-topper is one they have spent an entire year working — including two weeks in which if fell off the chart entirely — the victory is particularly sweet. Such was the c ...

  8. Concert Review: Lee Brice Rocks the House at Pre-ACM Awards Show

    April 20, 2015 5:15 PM EDT Lee Brice might be classified as a country artist, but when you hear his blues-laden approach on songs like “Drinkin’ Class,” which invokes the sound and influence of Bob Seger  , you can immediately feel his power and passion. Friday night’s pe ...

  9. Darius Rucker, Scotty McCreery and More Take a Swing at ACM Golf Benefit

    April 06, 2014 2:09 AM EDT 2.041 k 62 0 The clubs were a-flying Saturday morning in Las Vegas, as Darius Rucker hosted the 2014 ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Las Vegas. "It's such a great cause," said Rucker, who also hosted the event last year. &qu ...

  10. Lea Michele's Debut Album Aiming for Top 10

    March 07, 2014 7:21 PM EST 0 0 0 "Louder" could debut within the top five with 50,000 to 60,000 in sales "Glee" star Lea Michele is heading for the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart. Industry sources forecast the actress/singer's debut set, "Lou ...

  11. David Nail Finds the Light on 'I'm a Fire'

    March 06, 2014 9:06 PM EST 0 0 0 David Nail realizes that his recent chart-topper "Whatever She's Got" was a little bit of a departure for him. Before, his success at radio has been with dramatic ballads such as "Red Light" and "Let It Rain." But, ...

  12. CMT Music Awards: 10 Things You Didn’t See on TV

    June 06, 2013 2:08 AM EDT . The Color Purple: The red carpet is clearly passé. The Academy of Country Music used to have an orange rug, the Country Music Assn. favors black, and the CMTs – you’re lookin’ at purple. What shade of purple? That was up for debate. Kip Moore s ...

  13. David Nail: 2013 ACM Awards Red Carpet

    David Nail: 2013 ACM Awards Red Carpet

    April 08, 2013 12:49 PM EDT 1 1 0 David Nail: 2013 ACM Awards Red Carpet on April 7. Videos David Nail Brightcove ...

  14. Jason Aldean Scores 16th Top 10 on Country Songs

    December 28, 2012 11:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Cassadee Pope's 'Over You' Continues Climb, Jumping 21-3 on Country Digital Songs Jason Aldean and Randy Houser fatten their respective top 10 counts on Country Songs , noted as Houser's "How Country Feels" improves 11- ...

  15. 615 Spotlight: Joe Bachman Is the 'One'

    December 27, 2012 8:30 AM EST 0 0 0 When Joe Bachman takes to the stage, there is no place he would rather be. "I love what I do…the stage is my home…there is no place on Earth I would rather be," he states emphatically. The artist, who is promoting his debut album, "On ...

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  17. Little Big Town on CMAs Triumph: 'Like an Out-of-Body Experience'

    November 02, 2012 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was a long time coming, but the payoff was indeed sweet as Little Big Town 's Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet and Kimberly Schlapman took home trophies for vocal group and single of the year for their hit "Pontoon" a ...

  18. David Nail Teams With 'Tunes for Troops'

    October 17, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Nail has always believed that music can make a difference in people's lives. The vocalist, who's currently headlining a small hall and large club tour, is now teaming with the people from Liberty Creek vineyards to anchor their Tunes ...

  19. David Nail Kicks Off Fall Tour, Talks Twitter & Adele

    September 05, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Music City tends to concentrate on the relationship between an artist and their guitar, David Nail is one artist who can captivate the attention and imagination of an audience with just his voice and a piano -- henceforth his masterful record ...

  20. Country Countdown: Love and Theft, Colt Ford Score No. 1s

    August 16, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Up 2-1 in its 39th week, trio-turned-duo Love And Theft makes chart history with "Angel Eyes," which logs the longest No. 1 climb by a duo or group on Country Songs -- the fourth-slowest by any artist -- during the Nielsen BDS era (since J ...

  21. Billboard Country Music Summit Round Table Gallery With Execs From Sony-ATV, CAA, TicketMob, Others

    June 05, 2012 2:45 PM EDT The Publishing Roundtable, with Troy Tomlinson, President & CEO Sony ATV Music -Nashville; Wade Jessen, Senior Chart Manager/Nashville, Billboard; Jim Beavers, Songwriter, Bob Dipiero, songwriter (Photo: Michael Seto) One of Billboard's a ...

  22. Faith Hill Shows Off New Songs at Radio Seminar

    February 27, 2012 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Faith Hill returned to a Country Radio Seminar-related stage for the first time in quite a few years on Friday (Feb. 24) to perform as part of the Warner Brothers-sponsored luncheon. She took to the stage with a stirring performance of her 2005 hit ...

  23. Backbeat: Faith Hill, Eli Young Band, David Nail Rock CRS 2012's Final Day

    February 25, 2012 3:47 PM EST The 2012 CRS New Faces line-up. The final day of Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2012 featured a variety of panels and events and capped by the annual New Faces Show, which showcased young artists trying to make themselves known at radio. The morning ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. Spotlight: Canaan Smith's Amazing Start With 'We Got Us'

    February 22, 2012 3:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Many people believe the toughest part of an artist's career is getting a label deal. And, make no mistake about it, it's not easy getting offered a contract. However, according to Mercury recording artist Canaan Smith, signing on the dotte ...

  27. David Nail on 'Rain's Ride, Touring With Gavin DeGraw

    February 07, 2012 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 While he was backstage at a recent show, David Nail saw a copy of Billboard Magazine. He began to wonder as he picked it up if this could be the issue that his "Let It Rain" would be listed as the No. 1 song on the country charts. "I ...

  28. David Nail Makes It 'Rain' on Country Charts: Long Road to No. 1

    January 12, 2012 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 With an audience spike of 3.8 million impressions, David Nail claims his first No. 1 on the Country Songs chart, as "Let It Rain" draws Greatest Gainer applause and steps 2-1 in its 49th chart week -- the second-longest No. 1 trek in the c ...

  29. Chart Highlights: Lady Gaga's 'Marry The Night' Tops Dance/Club Play Songs

    January 09, 2012 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. ...

  30. Country Music's Top 10 Albums of 2011

    December 28, 2011 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Last week The 615 listed our top country music singles of 2011 , from Thompson Square's "Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" to Kenny Chesney's " You and Tequila." Now, it's time to recognize achievements in that beleagu ...

  31. David Nail Bucks Labels: 'I'll Stick to the Singing Part'

    November 15, 2011 3:20 PM EST 0 0 0 David Nail is a little bit different. His music is country to some, while others might have a different opinion. Classification is not something that worries the Kennett, Missouri native that much. "I've never really gotten into the whole ...

  32. David Nail Is On a Roll: Cardinals Win & a Big New Album Coming

    November 03, 2011 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 MCA recording artist David Nail has a lot to be happy about these days. First of all, his beloved St. Louis Cardinals shocked the baseball world by winning the World Series -- the Missouri native was there for the euphoric moment, earlier performing ...

  33. 'Feeling' Steady: Black Eyed Peas Match Decade Mark On Hot 100

    October 01, 2009 10:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 With its 14th week at the Hot 100 summit, "I Gotta Feeling" by the Black Eyed Peas matches Mariah Carey 's "We Belong Together" for longest No. 1 stay this decade. The Peas have now held firm at No. 1 for 26 straight weeks, ...