1. Watch Court Yard Hounds Rock 'Amelita' Tracks, Talk Album + Dixie Chicks

    August 06, 2013 11:52 AM EDT Court Yard Hounds have just released their sophomore effort, "Amelita," and though some might think the duo is just a side project that Emily Robison and Martie Maguire have put together during the extended hiatus of the Dixie Chicks, t ...

  2. Chart Moves: Pet Shop Boys Score Highest Charting Album In Nearly 20 Years

    July 26, 2013 9:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Jay Z held at No. 1 for a second week as "Magna Carta… Holy Grail" sold another 129,000 copies (down 76%). He easily barred the arriving Sara Bareilles from a second No. 1 album as her &qu ...

  3. Court Yard Hounds Play for Keeps on 'Amelita': This Ain't No 'Side Project'

    July 15, 2013 9:35 AM EDT Martie Maguire casts doubt on future Dixie Chicks albums: "I really learned to kind of let go, and I'm so happy where everything is right now" On its second album, Emily Robison says, Court Yard Hounds "felt like a band.&quo ...

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  5. Dixie Chicks to Headline Craven Country Jamboree Festival in July

    December 26, 2012 7:06 PM EST 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks will headline the Craven Country Jamboree in Saskatchewan, Canada, on July 13, according to CMT . The country act, which did not play a show in 2012, will step in for Lady Antebellum at the festival. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw are ...

  6. Sarah McLachlan Taking Lilith Fair Down Under

    August 23, 2010 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a stuttering run in North America, the Lilith Fair tour is heading to Australia. Lilith co-founder Sarah McLachlan will headline the all-female lineup, which will visit these shores in October for a five-date tour. Sarah McLachlan, Miranda L ...

  7. That's How Country Boys (And Girls) Roll

    August 03, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 'GOOD' JOB, JERROD: Billboard's Country Songs chart, to be refreshed, along with all surveys, Thursday on billboard.com, sports several notable feats this week, beginning at the summit. Jerrod Niemann notches his first No. 1, as " ...

  8. Dixie Chicks Record New Song, Eye Future Plans

    July 22, 2010 4:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks are getting together to record again -- but not like that . The Texas trio, which has been on hiatus since 2007, has been tapped by actor-comic-musician Steve Martin to sing on a track for the followup to his Grammy Award-winning 20 ...

  9. Godsmack Grabs Third No. 1 Album; Eminem Wows Digitally

    May 12, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While Godsmack notches its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, Eminem snares the best sales week for a digital download song this year. Over on the Digital Songs chart, Eminem's new single "Not Afraid" debuts at No. 1 with 379,000 ...

  10. 2 Of 3 Dixie Chicks Returning With New Music

    January 12, 2010 8:12 AM EST 0 0 0 Two members of the Dixie Chicks - minus lead singer Natalie Maines - are preparing to release a new album this year. According to CMT.com, sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison are working on a project to be released on Columbia Records. However, ...

  11. 2 of 3 Dixie Chicks Returning With New Music

    January 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Two members of the Dixie Chicks - minus lead singer Natalie Maines - are preparing to release a new album this year. According to CMT.com, sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison are working on a project to be released on Columbia Records. Howeve ...

  12. Dixie Chicks Doc Could Be Political Hot Potato

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The politically charged documentary "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing" has been picked up for worldwide distribution by the Weinstein Co. A release is tentatively scheduled for the fall, possibly right The politically charged documentary &qu ...

  13. The Dixie Chicks / July 21, 2006 / Detroit (Joe Louis Arena)

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The usually outspoken Dixie Chicks didn't have much to say during the opening show of their Accidents & Accusations Tour. But that doesn't mean they didn't say anything -- they just let the music The usually outspoken Dixie Chicks ...

  14. McMurtry, Cash, Crowell Top Americana Nominees

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 James McMurtry tops the nominees for the fifth annual Americana Honors & Awards, announced yesterday (June 15) in Nashville. McMurtry earned three nominations for album, artist and song of the yea James McMurtry tops the nominees for the fifth a ...

  15. Evolution Of The Banjo On Display

    December 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Consider the evolution of the humble banjo. It morphed from a hollow gourd, strummed by African slaves, into an elegant toy for Victorian society ladies. Later, it grew into one of the mainstays of bl Consider the evolution of the humble banjo. It m ...

  16. Yorn Drafts Grohl, Chicks For Third Album

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pete Yorn's third Columbia studio album will feature guest appearances from the Dixie Chicks, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl (on drums) and pianist Leon Russell. Pete Yorn's third Columbia studio album will feature guest appearances from t ...

  17. Dixie Chicks Recording With Rick Rubin

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks are in Los Angeles recording a new album with producer Rick Rubin. The Dixie Chicks are in Los Angeles recording a new album with producer Rick Rubin. No release date has been pegged for the Open Wide/Columbia set, which will be the ...

  18. Dixie Chicks Live Set Moved Up

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The release of the Dixie Chicks' separate "Top of the World Tour Live" audio and DVD packages has been moved up in order to meet demand and thwart Internet piracy, according to Columbia Records. Origi The release of the Dixie Chicks&# ...

  19. SARS, Sore Throat Cause Dixie Chicks Postponements

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A day after postponing a show due to an illness suffered by lead singer Natalie Maines, the Dixie Chicks have rescheduled an upcoming Toronto concert due to concerns over the SARS (Severe Acute Respir A day after postponing a show due to an illness ...

  20. Dixie Chicks Speak Out On ABC

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks, who saw sales plummet and fans smash their CDs after singer Natalie Maines told a London audience she was "ashamed" President Bush hails from Texas, say they fear for their lives ami The Dixie Chicks, who saw sales plumme ...

  21. Chicks, Santana, No Doubt To Rock Super Bowl

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks, No Doubt, and Santana have been tapped to perform during the Super Bowl XXXVII festivities Jan. 26 in San Diego. The Dixie Chicks, No Doubt, and Santana have been tapped to perform during the Super Bowl XXXVII festivities Jan. 26 i ...

  22. Billboard Bits: WFUV, Dixie Chicks, Adrian Legg

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on WFUV New York's "City Folk Live V" compilation CD, the Dixie Chicks' Emily Robison's baby, and guitarist Adrian Legg's latest album. Noncommercial New York radio station WFUV's fifth "City Folk" ...

  23. Home

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At a time when their personal and professional lives were extremely complicated, the Dixie Chicks managed to concoct an album of stunning simplicity. At a time when their personal and professional lives were extremely complicated, the Dixie Chicks m ...

  24. Dixie Chicks Come 'Home'

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billbaord.com. The title of the new Dixie Chicks album, "Home," works on a number of levels. For starters, it's the group's first major-label effort recorded in its home state of Texas, as opposed ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Dixie Chicks, Warwick/ABBA, Chicago

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Dixie Chicks, Warwick/ABBA, Chicago Last week's pair of sold-out Dixie Chicks performances at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre will serve as the basis for the trio's upcoming television special, which will air sometime in December o ...

  26. Dixie Chicks Sue Sony

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks have sued Sony Music Entertainment, accusing the company of cheating them out of more than $4 million in royalties, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Aug. 28). The Grammy-winning The Dixie Chicks have sued Sony Music Entertainme ...

  27. Billboard Bits: Blake Babies, 'Millionaire,' and more

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Blake Babies, Juliana Hatfield, John Strohm, Freda Love, Evan Dando, Amy Grant, Chaka Khan, Gene Simmons, Metallica's Lars Ulrich, Sisqo, Emily Robison of the Dixie Chicks, Sugar Ray singer Ma Newly-reformed rock trio the Blake Babies - ...