1. Former Statler Brother Jimmy Fortune Talks 'Lessons'

    October 04, 2012 10:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 As tenor singer with the Statler Brothers from 1982-2002, Jimmy Fortune can walk past a plaque in the Country Music Hall of Fame with his name and likeness on it. He admits that it's still somewhat of a surreal feeling. "It's still un ...

  2. Barbara Orbison Dead at 60: Icon's Wife Was Steward of His Music

    December 07, 2011 9:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Barbara Orbison, widow of rock n' roll pioneer Roy Orbison, died Tuesday on the 23rd anniversary of her husband's death, a family spokeswoman said. She was 60. Barbara Orbison died from pancreatic cancer at Los Angeles County-USC Medical C ...

  3. Jimmy Dean, Country Singer And Sausage Man, Dies

    June 14, 2010 9:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country music artist Jimmy Dean, who topped the charts in 1961 with the crossover hit "Big Bad John," and later became a sausage entrepreneur, has died, police said on Monday. Dean, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, died on Sunda ...

  4. Hot Tours: Beyoncé, George Lopez, Lady Gaga

    January 28, 2010 10:21 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé capped off her 2009 world tour schedule with shows in the U.K. and Ireland in November, grossing more than $17 million from 10 performances. Recently reported by promoter AEG Live, the November box office totals place the R&B star at No. ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Teddy Pendergrass, TV On The Radio, John Mellencamp

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Teddy Pendergrass Alliance (TPA), a non-profit organization started by legendary singer Teddy Pendergrass, will host a June 10 benefit at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center to benefit spinal cord injury The Teddy Pendergrass Alliance (TPA), a non ...

  6. Country Vet Porter Wagoner Unplugs

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Just in time for his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, Porter Wagoner is releasing "Unplugged." With a legendary recording career spanning nearly five decades under his belt, Wago ...