1. Publishing Briefs: Reach, Downtown, House of Hassle, BMG Chrysalis, Patrick Joseph, Windish, More

    December 21, 2012 9:33 AM EST Reach Music Links With Zac Brown, Band, Southern Ground Reach Music Publishing has signed a worldwide publishing-administration agreement with Zac Brown, founder of the Zac Brown Band. In addition, Reach Music will administer publishing for artist ...

  2. Kent Earls Named Head of Universal Music Publishing Nashville, Replacing Pat Higdon

    January 30, 2012 2:56 PM EST Kent Earls has been named executive VP/GM of Universal Music Publishing Group, Nashville, the company announced today, filling the void created by the departure of Pat Higdon, who had been president. Earls will report to UMPG president North Ameri ...

  3. Kenny Loggins Glows About Newest Musical 'Brother'

    November 10, 2011 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Hit-making singer/songwriter Kenny Loggins joined country music's biggest party last night, kicking off the 45th annual CMA Awards performing "Footloose" with Blake Shelton, who went on to collect his second consecutive male vocalist ...

  4. Record Industry Vet Merlin Littlefield Dies

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Merlin Littlefield, a former music industry executive who enjoyed a second successful career in state government, died of pancreatic cancer at the Alive Hospice in Nashville on Sept. 9. He was 65. A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Littlefield graduat ...

  5. Starr Sings Of 'Love' On New Album

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In crafting his latest album, Ringo Starr once again sought a little help from his friends. In crafting his latest album, Ringo Starr once again sought a little help from his friends. On "Choose Love," the former Beatles drummer utilizes t ...

  6. Carole King Returning To The Road

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Inspired by her 2004 tour, her first in over a decade, legendary singer/songwriter Carole King will return to the road this summer. The Living Room Tour 2005 will visit theatres and amphitheatres, whi Inspired by her 2004 tour, her first in over a d ...

  7. Measure of a Man

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Clay Aiken's "Measure of a Man" is the best pop album of 2003. Every song, every note is brimming with ambition and glory. Clay Aiken's "Measure of a Man" is the best pop album of 2003. Every song, every note is brimmin ...

  8. Studdard, Aiken Singles To Go Head-To-Head

    June 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Consumers will vote with their dollars next week when "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard's debut single is released on the same day as that of runner-up Clay Aiken. Both are due Tuesday (June 10), Consumers will vote with their dol ...

  9. Ringo Rounds Up All-Star Album Guests

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For his latest solo album, former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has recorded with a slew of guest artists, including Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, Willie Nelson, and Eagles/Poco principal Ti For his latest solo album, former Beatles d ...

  10. Pain to Kill

    January 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Canadian songstress Terri Clark has successfully made the transition from country girrrl hitmaker to serious singer/songwriter without losing her considerable attitude or, for that matter, her commerc Canadian songstress Terri Clark has successfully ...

  11. Tanya Tucker Returns On Her Own Label

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When a co-writing session begins with one collaborator angrily wielding a shotgun and a bottle of Crown Royal, one wouldn't expect the pairing to end in an engagement and an impressive new album. B ...

  12. 2002 Canadian Country Music Awards Nominees

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Canadian Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the 2002 Canadian County Music Awards nominees, to be handed out Sept. 9 in Calgary, Alberta: Fan's choice award: Paul Brandt Terri Clark Adam Gregory Carolyn Dawn Johnson Jason McCoy Single ...

  13. Laugh—Live at the Bluebird Cafe

    June 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Well-known as one of Nashville's most successful songwriters, Bob DiPiero has also been an active live performer, touring with the now-defunct country-rock band Billy Hill, as road guitarist for ex-wi Well-known as one of Nashville's most ...

  14. Mary Chapin Carpenter Takes On Themes Of Time, Sex, Love

    May 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a title like "Time*Sex*Love," it's not hard to figure out that Mary Chapin Carpenter's first new studio album in almost five years is packed with the kind of lyrically deep, personal songs for wh With a title like "Time ...