1. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Glen Campbell Debuts in Top 40 With Final Album, 'Adios'

    June 22, 2017 10:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated July 1), Katy Perry notched her third No. 1 with the arrival of Witness. The set earned 180,000 equivalent album units in the week ending June 15, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 162,000 were ...

  2. Glen Campbell's Last Record 'Was Therapeutic,' Says Daughter

    June 15, 2017 11:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Glen Campbell's last record, Adios , is a swan song for the ailing Grammy-winning performer and TV personality, but his daughter said the recording was also therapeutic for him as well. Campbell, known for his hits such as "Wichita Lineman ...

  3. Carl Jackson & Kim Campbell Discuss How Glen Campbell's Final Album 'Adios' Was a 'Labor of Love'

    June 02, 2017 10:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carl Jackson produced the country star's upcoming release, which is due June 9. Carl Jackson recalls that when he first met Glen Campbell , he was working with a future legend in the Country Music business. “One night I was in Columbus with Kei ...

  4. Glen Campbell Says Goodbye With Title Track From Final Album 'Adios'

    May 02, 2017 8:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Glen Campbell has shared the title track off his forthcoming final studio album, Adios , delivering a poignant goodbye to his fans.  The 81-year-old country icon is in the final stages of Alzheimer's disease and this new set is a gift he will l ...

  5. Doritos & Marvel Partner for 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Promotion: Exclusive

    April 25, 2017 8:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock Out Loud campaign features packaging with built-in cassette player replica that plays the full soundtrack. Popular snack brand Doritos and Marvel Studios are going retro as they partner for the rollout of the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 soun ...

  6. Listen to Glen Campbell's 'Everybody's Talkin'' From Final Album 'Adios'

    April 14, 2017 7:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 After his Alzheimer’s diagnosis a few years ago, country music star Glen Campbell set out to record his final album and go on one last tour before the disease progressed to the stage that he’d be able to do neither. That final album was split into t ...

  7. Glen Campbell's Wife Says He Can No Longer Play Guitar

    March 19, 2017 8:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Glen Campbell' s wife says Alzheimer's disease has robbed the 80-year-old singer's ability to play guitar. But Kim Campbell tells The Tennessean  that her husband occasionally breaks into a solo air guitar routine, which she says is & ...

  8. Country Music, Politics & the Lingering Fear of 'Getting Dixie Chicked'

    February 15, 2017 4:50 PM EST 0 0 0 The cliche goes that country is all about the song, but one of the seismic events in the genre's recent history actually had nothing to do with music: "Just so you know, we're ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas,& ...

  9. Kacey Musgraves and Leon Bridges Dream Up a Winner For Christmas 'Present'

    December 14, 2016 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 A collaboration with Bridges embraces the same values as a classic holiday TV special. Fifty-two years after it first aired on network TV, CBS telecast the animated Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer twice this Christmas season. Even with its now wobbl ...

  10. Garth Brooks Triples Up (Again) In Top Country Albums Top Five

    December 06, 2016 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 For the first time in 24 years, an artist simultaneously holds three positions in the top five of Billboard 's Top Country Albums chart … and it's the same artist as last time: Garth Brooks . Christmas Together (Gwendolyn/Pearl), the new h ...

  11. The CMA Awards' Golden Anniversary: 50 Years, 50 Highlights

    November 01, 2016 2:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 George Strait, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Taylor Swift and even a former president are part of the trophy's history. From Jack Greene ’s triple play in the first year to Chris Stapleton ’s career-making appearance at the 49th installment, the C ...

  12. From Johnny Cash to Taylor Swift, The Stars' Most Memorable CMA Moments Across the Decades

    October 28, 2016 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 2 On October 20, 1967, Bobbie Gentry -- fresh off of her career-defining smash “Ode To Billy Joe" -- joined fellow hitmaker Sonny James on stage at Nashville Municipal Auditorium to host the first Country Music Association Awards Banquet and Show ...

  13. Glen Campbell Now Managed by TK Kimbrell, As Vault Releases Wait in the Wings

    May 31, 2016 8:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Longtime manager Stan Schneider will stay on as business manager. Glen Campbell ’s performing and recording days may be over, but his catalog won’t be in any danger of retirement, with Nashville powerhouse TK Kimbrell announced as the singer’s new m ...

  14. Fans Like The Sound Of That: Country Stays Relevant With Melodic Emphasis

    May 19, 2016 10:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Maren Morris songs exemplify singability in a rormat known for its stories. Keith Urban was specifically promoting his new album, Ripcord , when he spoke to USA Today earlier this month, but he could have easily been talk ...

  15. Rhinestone Cowboys: The Embroidered Suits Once Rocked By Johnny Cash and Gram Parsons Are Making a High-Fashion Comeback

    April 22, 2016 4:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nudie Cohn outfitted everyone from Elvis Presley to Dolly Parton as his business comes back and inspires the runway Decades have passed since cowboys wore ­rhinestones -- ­specifically, the bedazzled suits created by country and western tailor Nudie ...

  16. Harry Nilsson's Son to Record Late Singer-Songwriter's Obscure Songs and More Insider Scoop

    December 04, 2015 5:06 PM EST 0 0 0 Nilsson Sings Nilsson Celebrated 1970s singer-songwriter and John Lennon 's drinking buddy Harry Nilsson is due for a revival, and his 30-year-old son Kief Nilsson may be the one to make it happen. Lee Blackman, the attorney for Nilsson père’s ...

  17. Glen Campbell's Daughter Ashley Says First Single 'Remembering' Feels 'Like I'm Giving My Dad a Hug'

    November 16, 2015 7:13 PM EST Ashley Campbell is no stranger to the road, having played in a band with her dad Glen Campbell for years. Still, the Dot recording artist admits she wasn't quite prepared for her first radio tour, which she is in the middle of right now. &q ...

  18. Tomorrow's Hits: Ashley Campbell, Marian Hill & Lipstick Gypsy

    November 06, 2015 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Ashley Campbell Ashley Campbell's major-label debut single "Remembering" (Dot) bubbles und ...

  19. Darius Rucker Makes Fashionable Entrance on Country Albums Chart With 'Southern Style'

    April 10, 2015 5:06 PM EDT Twenty years after Hootie & the Blowfish's breakthrough, Rucker continues to reign at country. Darius Rucker debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 's Top Country Albums chart, as Southern Style starts with 52,000 first-week copies sold, acco ...

  20. Glen Campbell's Children Fight Wife's Control of Affairs

    March 04, 2015 10:17 PM EST Singer Glen Campbell's two oldest children are attempting to wrest control of his medical and financial decisions away from his wife of 32 years, Kim Campbell. Debby Campbell-Cloyd and Travis Campbell claim that Kim Campbell is keeping thei ...

  21. Aaron Watson Debuts at No. 1 on Top Country Albums, Oscars Lift Glen Campbell

    February 26, 2015 3:43 PM EST Red Dirt star Watson reigns for the first time, while Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' returns, thanks to Tim McGraw at the Academy Awards. Texas/Red Dirt touring-circuit veteran Aaron Watson becomes the first solo male of ...

  22. Oscars 2015: Watch Tim McGraw Perform Glen Campbell Tribute 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You'

    February 22, 2015 10:04 PM EST Tim McGraw was on hand at the 2015 Oscars to pay tribute to country music legend Glen Campbell .  Oscars 2015: All Our Coverage McGraw delivered a stirring rendition of "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," Campbell's final song, written ...

  23. Why Glen Campbell's Wife Is Hoping for Oscar Win: 'If He Could Just Hold It'

    February 20, 2015 4:17 PM EST Glen Campbell 's wife Kim spoke with ABC News about the singer's health in advance of this weekend's Oscars ceremony, where Campbell's "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" is competing in the best original song category. T ...

  24. Music in TV and Film, 2014: 'Frozen' Dominates, Singing Battles Go Lukewarm

    December 22, 2014 12:58 PM EST Throughout the week, Billboard will be publishing pieces from our staff writers, each an outstanding authority on their specific area of coverage. From Nashville to Miami, the industry at large, publishing and retail, and the year in touring, we&# ...

  25. 2014: The Year in... Billboard Chart Headlines

    December 09, 2014 12:15 PM EST A look at the biggest chart newsmakers, from Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams & Iggy Azalea to Enrique Iglesias, Meghan Trainor & Taylor Swift. From veterans who scored their biggest hits ever to newcomers who ruled with rookie releases, 201 ...

  26. Ask Billboard: World Series Edition

    October 26, 2014 8:05 AM EDT In the latest mailbag, more baseball hits, John Legend's history-making week and Glen Campbell's touching return. As always, submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to [email protected] . Please inc ...

  27. Glen Campbell to Receive Lifetime Honor at Hollywood Music in Media Awards

    October 24, 2014 8:30 PM EDT Glen Campbell is being honored with the lifetime achievement award at the 5th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards, set for Nov. 4 at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Glen Campbell Notches Highest Rank on Hot ...

  28. Glen Campbell to Receive Lifetime Honor at Hollywood Music in Media Awards

    October 24, 2014 8:30 PM EDT Glen Campbell is being honored with the lifetime achievement award at the 5th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards, set for Nov. 4 at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Glen Campbell Notches Highest Rank on Hot ...

  29. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Sam Smith's 'I'm Not the Only One' Soars Into Top 20

    October 24, 2014 4:51 PM EDT Smith flies 25-20 with his new ballad. Plus, moves for Sam Hunt, Katy Perry, Colbie Caillat and Nico & Vinz. As previously reported , Meghan Trainor ties two Michael Jackson classics, "Billie Jean" and "Black or White," f ...

  30. Glen Campbell Notches Highest Rank on Hot Country Songs in 25 Years

    October 24, 2014 2:26 PM EDT The icon vaults 50-21 with 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You.' Plus, Jason Aldean logs the longest reign by a solo male in 51 years and Florida Georgia Line storms Top Country Albums at No. 1. With the touching documentary Glen Campbell … I ...

  31. Glen Campbell Returns to Hot Country Songs Chart For First Time In 21 Years

    October 17, 2014 10:45 AM EDT The legend charts his first entry since 1993. Plus, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line notch debuts. Country Music Hall of Fame honoree Glen Campbell makes his first appearance on Billboard 's Hot Country Songs chart in 21 years, as " ...

  32. Glen Campbell Releases His Final Song 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You': Watch

    October 13, 2014 2:47 AM EDT Glen Campbell has shared the powerful video for his final song, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You."  Directed by James Keach , the clip is a portrait of Campbell’s great career and his life away from music. But it’s tempered by images of t ...

  33. Glen Campbell Sued Over Upcoming 'I'll Be Me' Documentary

    September 30, 2014 9:47 PM EDT The country singer is alleged to have cut a production company out of his work with director James Keach. Glen Campbell battled Alzheimer's Disease throughout the tour filmed in the upcoming documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me . Now he ...

  34. Glen Campbell Sets Release Date for Final Recorded Song

    September 08, 2014 5:56 PM EDT 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' will appear on the soundtrack to 'Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me.' A 2011 Alzheimer's diagnosis hasn't stopped Glen Campbell 's prolific music career, with the album See You There ar ...

  35. Glen Campbell's Condition Deteriorates, Wife Defends His Care

    June 20, 2014 2:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Glen Campbell's Alzheimer's disease has progressed to the point where he needs full-time professional care, his wife said Thursday, explaining her decision to place the singer in a long-term care facility and responding publicly for the fi ...

  36. Glen Campbell Moved Into A Care Facility

    April 17, 2014 6:09 AM EDT 1 0 0 Glen Campbell has been moved into a care facility three years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, People.com reports . "He was moved to an Alzheimer's facility last week," a family friend told the title. "I' ...

  37. Glen Campbell's 'Gift' to Fans: New Album 'See You There'

    August 12, 2013 10:30 AM EDT This week marks the release of "See You There," a brand new collection of recordings from the legendary Glen Campbell, released on Surfdog Records. The collection -- which given the singer's battle with Alzheimer's Disease -- w ...

  38. Al Coury, Promotions Man Who 'Worked His Magic' with Beatles, Beach Boys, and Pink Floyd, Dead at 78

    August 09, 2013 12:17 PM EDT Albert Eli “Al” Coury, a radio promotion man whose carer spanned from Nat King Cole to the Beatles to Guns N' Roses, died Aug. 8 in Thousand Oaks, Calif., of complications from a stroke. He was 78. Coury, whose career began with Capitol Rec ...

  39. Glen Campbell's Goodbye Tour May Add 2013 Dates

    November 30, 2012 9:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Glen Campbell may be wrapping up a goodbye tour but that doesn't mean he's done with the stage. Campbell is considering scheduling more shows next year after playing more than 120 dates in 2012. The 76-year-old singer-songwriter has Alzhei ...

  40. Weekly Chart Notes: Rihanna Mines A Gem Of A Hit With 'Diamonds'

    November 24, 2012 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 RiRi registers the latest rock-era-appropriate chart-topping title. Rihanna is giving new meaning to the term "rock era." As "Diamonds" reaches the top of the Billboard Hot 100 , the song joins the list of geologically-inclined N ...

  41. Blake Shelton's CMA Award Victory Reflects Continuing Power of Television For Country Music

    November 06, 2012 12:00 PM EST Perhaps no one was more shocked than Blake Shelton when he received the entertainer of the year award from presenters Reba McEntire and Tim Allen during the 46th annual Country Music Assn. Awards on Nov. 1. He hadn't imagined the digits were ...

  42. 'Pretty Woman' Songwriter Bill Dees Dies

    November 01, 2012 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bill Dees emerged from his days as an out-of-cash young songwriter to pen tunes recorded by Johnny Cash , Loretta Lynn and other country music greats, but the centerpiece of his career was his work with Roy Orbison , including co-writing the classic ...

  43. Singer-Songwriter Joe South Dies at 72

    September 05, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Singer-songwriter Joe South, who wrote the 1971 country-pop hit "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden" for Lynn Anderson, died Wednesday of a heart attack at his home in Flowery Branch, Ga. He was 72. South had a big hit of his own with ...

  44. Singer-Songwriter Joe South Dies at 72

    September 05, 2012 4:15 PM EDT Singer-songwriter Joe South, who wrote the 1971 country-pop hit "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden" for Lynn Anderson, died Wednesday of a heart attack at his home in Flowery Branch, Ga. He was 72. South had a big hit of his own with ...

  45. Keith Urban Talks Love of Nashville

    August 16, 2012 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Urban has made no secret of his love for Nashville -- past and present, and those emotions shine through loud and clear as the Capitol Nashville recording artist recently took viewers around Music City for an episode of "Going Home" ...

  46. Palladia Acquires 'Later With Jools Holland' and 'Live From Daryl's House'

    August 15, 2012 8:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Palladia's lineup just scored a pair of headliners. The HD music performance channel has acquired BBC series "Later… with Jools Holland" as well as the web-developed show "Live From Daryl's House." "Later" wil ...

  47. Glen Campbell Cancels Australia, New Zealand 'Goodbye Tour'

    July 18, 2012 8:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country Music Hall of Fame performer Glen Campbell is canceling his tour of Australia and New Zealand with Kenny Rogers next month for health reasons. A spokeswoman says Campbell is not up for "the very long flight that it would require." ...

  48. Bob Henry, Producer of Pioneering 'Nat King Cole Show,' Dies at 92

    March 21, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Helmed Variety Shows for Andy Williams, Glen Campbell and The Carpenters, Among Others Bob Henry, a producer and director of television variety shows including "The Nat King Cole Show" and "The Flip Wilson Show," has died. A Tues ...

  49. Grammy Gains: 20 Albums Shoot Up Billboard 200

    February 15, 2012 7:20 PM EST 0 0 0 While Nielsen SoundScan's tracking week ended at the close of business on Sunday night, Feb. 12 -- the same day as the Grammy Awards -- the Billboard 200 chart still gets shaken up by the annual ceremony. Though next week's list will see a ...

  50. Country Music's Very Good Grammy Night

    February 13, 2012 4:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Emotion reigned supreme at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, from the dramatic return and triumph of Adele to Jennifer Hudson's stunning tribute to Whitney Houston. Nashville was well represented as well, with some of the biggest stars in country mu ...

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