1. Jennifer Lopez Goes Country In Jennifer Nettles' New Song 'My House'

    May 05, 2016 8:00 PM EDT Jennifer Lopez goes country in Jennifer Nettles ' new song "My House," part of her latest album Playing With Fire .   "Jenny from the dirt" and "Jenny from the block" swap lines in the surprise collaboration, whic ...

  2. Jennifer Nettles on Country's Gender Imbalance and Supporting Hillary Clinton

    May 05, 2016 12:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jennifer Nettles has one of those singing voices that cuts through speakers. So it makes sense that when the country star talks about her craft, the metaphors quickly turn, well, sharp. "I love being able to work with a fine ­dentist's too ...

  3. Big Machine Partners With HSN for TV Concert Series With Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles & More

    April 13, 2016 7:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The deal calls for a series of one-hour televised Big Machine Rocks concert specials to air live from Nashville on HSN, as well as on HSN.com and mobile platforms. Following a renewed push into Hollywood, HSN made a big move into music Wednesday (Ap ...

  4. Sara Bareilles Joins Jennifer Nettles & Brandy Clark for a Night of Honky-Tonk Heartache: Live Review

    January 21, 2016 3:30 PM EST "A lot of people make fun of country music," said Jennifer Nettles before a heart-wrenching performance of her new single "Unlove You" at New York's Beacon Theatre Wednesday night (Jan. 20 -- for that night only, it was pro ...

  5. CMT's Next Women of Country Event: A Rihanna Cover, A Cyndi Lauper Sing-Along & A Tour Reveal

    November 03, 2015 8:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Does country music still have a female problem? Yes, actually. But the talent on display at CMT’s Next Women of Country show at Nashville’s City Winery on Tuesday (Nov. 3) inspires hope that the format’s male-heavy balance may soon be shifting. Labe ...

  6. Martina McBride, Cassadee Pope and Raelynn Celebrate Women in Country Music at Pandora Event: Live Review

    October 15, 2015 10:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Earlier this year, a country radio consultant named Keith Hill made a provocative declaration: “If you want to make ratings in country radio, take females out.” He also famously likened female country singers to tomatoes. His comments earned swift r ...

  7. Jennifer Nettles Exits Universal Nashville: Exclusive Statement

    August 03, 2015 7:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 "This change is the first step on a path I've been wanting to take," the Sugarland singer tells Billboard. Jennifer Nettles has announced that she and Universal Music Group are parting ways. "I want to thank Universal Nashville f ...

  8. The Roots' 4th of July Performance Proves Philly Has the Coolest Mayor

    July 06, 2015 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Philly hosted the original Fourth of July, so when the date comes around, the pressure's on to do it up. The city hosted its annual Fourth of July Jam Saturday night with a performance from the Roots . That's sounds great, but some unexpec ...

  9. Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees Cyndi Lauper, Nate Ruess & More Share Stories Behind Their Hits

    June 15, 2015 5:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 When it comes to star power, few music industry events can match the annual Songwriters Hall of Fame gala in New York. Held in a more intimate setting than the Grammys -- the June 18 event takes place once again in a ballroom at the New York Marriot ...

  10. CMT Music Awards 2015: See the Full Winners List

    June 10, 2015 10:35 PM EDT Carrie Underwood was the big winner at Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards, walking away with honors for Video of the Year, Female Video of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year.  Inside the 2015 CMT Awards: Carrie Underwood's Firs ...

  11. Inside the Nashville Yoga Mecca Where LeAnn Rimes, Dierks Bentley Are Finding Inner Peace

    May 27, 2015 5:14 PM EDT Top yoga destinations: New York, Los Angeles... and Nashville? “The scene has really exploded,” says Daphne Larkin, who founded Sanctuary for Yoga nearly a decade ago with partner Tom Larkin. The studio, which specializes in vinyasa flow, has don ...

  12. Zac Brown Band Earns Rare Crossover Chart Coronation

    April 28, 2015 10:05 AM EDT The group joins Bon Jovi as the only act to have topped Country Airplay & Mainstream Rock Songs. Zac Brown Band achieves a crossover feat previously managed by only one band: iconic New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi. The former becomes just the sec ...

  13. Sugarland, Live Nation Settle With State Fair Victims

    December 20, 2014 1:20 PM EST Country duo Sugarland , concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39 million to settle claims stemming from the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse , lawyers for the victims and their families announced Fri ...

  14. 'CMA Country Christmas': Watch Idina Menzel & Jennifer Nettles Slay 'Let It Go'

    December 01, 2014 10:00 PM EST If you thought Frozen fever was thawing out anytime soon, it's quite the opposite. The drop in temperature around the country has only heated up the year-old movie -- as evidenced by the latest cover of the Disney megahit "Let It Go.&quo ...

  15. Jennifer Nettles Nets Solo No. 1 on Top Country Albums

    January 23, 2014 12:23 PM EST Nettles continues her chart-topping ways first established with Sugarland. Plus, Rosanne Cash and John Pardi debut new sets and Florida Georgia Line remakes Garth Brooks With Sugarland, the duo she comprises with Kristian Bush, on indefinite hiatu ...

  16. Bruce Springsteen Aiming for 11th No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    January 17, 2014 7:34 PM EST The singer's "High Hopes" should freeze the "Frozen" soundtrack out of the top spot Bruce Springsteen seems set for his 11th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with his new release, "High Hopes." Industry sou ...

  17. Bruce Springsteen Aiming for 11th No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    January 17, 2014 7:31 PM EST Bruce Springsteen seems set for his 11th No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with his new release, "High Hopes." Industry sources forecast the set, which was released on Jan. 14, to sell around 95,000 copies by the end of the tracking ...

  18. Pharrell ‘Speechless’ Ahead of Oscars, GRAMMY Awards

    January 17, 2014 1:19 AM EST A week before his big night at the Grammy Awards, Pharrell is happy — and speechless — over his Oscar nomination. The producer-rapper-singer's "Happy," from the "Despicable Me 2" soundtrack, is nominated for best original ...

  19. Jennifer Nettles Talks Solo Debut: 'I Want People to Be Moved'

    January 10, 2014 5:26 PM EST 2.677 k 66 3 Jennifer Nettles has been dreaming about the release of "That Girl," her debut solo album, out Tuesday, for quite some time. "By the time the record comes out, I will have been writing for it for about four years," she tel ...

  20. Jennifer Nettles Talks New Rick Rubin-Produced Solo Album, Motherhood

    November 05, 2013 11:45 PM EST Jennifer Nettles has finished the music, chosen a cover photo and now she has a release date for her debut solo album — Jan. 14. Nettles revealed the date Monday night in an interview at the ASCAP Country Awards, making one of many appearances thi ...

  21. Chart Highlights: Robin Thicke Triples Up At No. 1 With 'Blurred Lines'

    August 12, 2013 5:05 PM EDT The smash is the first to top Pop Songs, Rhythmic and Adult Pop Songs simultaneously since 1999. Plus, new No. 1s for Lorde and Brett Eldredge Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the to ...

  22. Jennifer Nettles Previews Solo Album: 'I Wanted There to Be Space, Nuances, Emotion'

    July 23, 2013 4:45 PM EDT It might have been a rainy morning in Nashville, but Jennifer Nettles' mood was quite the opposite on Monday morning. The singer played five tracks from her forthcoming debut solo album for an invite only crowd at HOB Studios. She says the al ...

  23. Jennifer Nettles Goes Solo: 'Nobody Panic,' Sugarland Isn't Done

    May 20, 2013 3:00 PM EDT Days after announcing she's working with Rick Rubin on her debut solo album, Jennifer Nettles made it clear on Sunday that no, this doesn't signal the end of her partnership with Kristian Bush in Sugarland. BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS PHOTOS: ...

  24. Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles on the Billboard Music Awards Blue Carpet 2013

    Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles on the Billboard Music Awards Blue Carpet 2013

    May 20, 2013 11:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jennifer Nettles on the Billboard Music Awards Blue Carpet 2013 BBMA , Jennifer Nettles BBMA 2013 BBMA 2014 Jennifer Nettles ...

  25. Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles Working on Solo Album With Rick Rubin, Sara Bareilles

    May 17, 2013 11:52 AM EDT Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles announced today that she'll release her debut solo album this fall. The as-yet-untitled project is being produced by legendary producer Rick Rubin, who has flexed his rootsy side in the past with work on albu ...

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  27. Exclusive: Lionel Richie Signs With Red Light Management

    January 22, 2013 6:43 PM EST Legendary hit maker Lionel Richie has signed with Red Light Management for representation, Billboard.biz has learned. This is the second major signing of the young year for RLM, which recently added Tiesto to its growing list of clients. Best know ...

  28. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town Win Big at CMA Awards

    November 01, 2012 11:52 PM EDT Once again, tonight's 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards proved to be "Nashville's Night With The Stars." The ABC network telecast, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, was a mix of the old and the new, with m ...

  29. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Find Bliss at CMA Awards

    November 01, 2012 11:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shelton-Lambert Household Takes Home Entertainer, Female, Male and Song of the Year Honors Once again, tonight's 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards proved to be "Nashville's Night With The Stars." The ABC network teleca ...

  30. Hot Summer Pairings

    May 24, 2012 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 The same week that the "American Idol" finale registered record low ratings-20.7 million viewers, according to preliminary figures from Nielsen, a 29% drop compared with last season's finale-ABC makes its entree into singing competition ...

  31. Wiz Khalifa, Robin Thicke On Robin Gibb, 'Duets,' and Wedding Plans

    May 21, 2012 11:30 AM EDT Robin Thicke: On Robin Gibb's death: My family has been friends with the Gibbs for many years. Robin's death is obviously a tragedy. The other day I did "Staying Alive" as one of my duets songs; My first single I released as an ...

  32. Kelly Clarkson to Premiere 'Dark Side' at BBMAs, Talks 'Duets'

    May 18, 2012 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 K elly Clarkson will premiere her new single "Dark Side" at the Billboard Music Awards Sunday in a mashup with "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)." The singer, now 10 years and five albums removed from her season one victory ...

  33. Bruce Springsteen's Enduring Effect on the Country Charts Influences Two Top 10 Singles

    May 08, 2012 2:30 PM EDT Meet the new Boss. Same as the old Boss. He's just taken on a different context. Bruce Springsteen, the most prominent rocker of the 1980s, is now a symbolic fencepost in modern country. If there's any doubt how much the New Jersey singe ...

  34. John Legend Stepping into Lionel Richie's 'Duets' Spot

    April 30, 2012 8:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 John Legend will be among the mentors on ABC's summer singing competition, "Duets," the network has announced. The singer will step in for Lionel Richie , who exited the show thanks to "personal scheduling conflicts," Entert ...

  35. New E! Show 'Opening Act' Offers YouTube Talent Opening Slots for Nicki Minaj, LMFAO, Rod Stewart, Others

    April 30, 2012 3:03 PM EDT Nigel Lythgoe ("American Idol," "So You Think You Can Dance") is teaming up with E! for new music reality series, "Opening Act," which debuts July 9 at 10p E.T./P.T. on the NBC Universal cable network. E! will formall ...

  36. Sugarland Tour Manager May Be Key To Stage Collapse Lawsuits

    April 16, 2012 7:18 PM EDT MERRILLVILLE, Ind. -- The tour manager who was widely credited with saving the lives of country duo Sugarland before a deadly stage collapse at last summer's Indiana State Fair has become a central focus of lawyers seeking millions in damages ...

  37. Judge Orders Sugarland Singer to Testify Over Stage Collapse

    March 23, 2012 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 An Indiana judge ordered lead singer Jennifer Nettles of the country duo Sugarland on Friday to give a deposition next month in lawsuits filed over August's deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse - testimony that will focus on whether the ban ...

  38. Backbeat: Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers, The-Dream, Doc McGee, David Massey, More at Billboard's SXSW Showcase

    March 16, 2012 4:49 PM EDT Lionel Richie (left), who headlined Billboard's SXSW showcase at Austin's ACL LIve Theater, with The-Dream, who also performed. ( Photo: Misha Vladimirskiy) At first, Lionel Richie thought he'd be playing an outdoor venue. The headl ...

  39. Kenny Rogers to Join Lionel Richie at Billboard's SXSW Showcase

    March 14, 2012 11:33 AM EDT When Lionel Richie hits the stage at Billboard's annual showcase at South By Southwest tonight, he'll be joined by Kenny Rogers, a man he calls his "mentor" and "the most important person" in the launching of the seco ...

  40. Kenny Rogers to Join Lionel Richie at Billboard's SXSW Showcase

    March 14, 2012 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Old Friends Will Play 'Lady' at Richie's SXSW Debut When Lionel Richie hits the stage at Billboard's annual showcase at South By Southwest tonight, he'll be joined by Kenny Rogers , a man he calls his "mentor" and ...

  41. Billboard.biz's 2012 SXSW Blog

    March 09, 2012 2:42 PM EST March 13, 2012 | EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: Ginger Baker Documentarian To Next Tackle Bill Laswell "Beware of Mr. Baker" director Jay Bulger (center) and producer Fisher Stevens (right) are interviewed during the film's press day on Sunda ...

  42. Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie on Board for ABC's 'Duets'

    March 08, 2012 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Three artists with Nashville connections will be lending their talents to "Duets," a brand new talent series on ABC this summer. Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles, along with Kelly Clarkson, Robin Thicke, and the legendary Lionel Richie wi ...

  43. ABC To Air 'Duets' Singing Competition With Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie, Robin Thicke

    March 08, 2012 9:52 AM EST ABC is diving into the competitive music competition space with its own celebrity-headlined series this summer. Duets will have American Idol season one alum Kelly Clarkson as well as Jennifer Nettles, Lionel Richie and Robin Thicke combing the co ...

  44. Lionel Richie to Headline Billboard's SXSW Showcase

    March 07, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Icon Tops Austin Bill That Includes The-Dream, Polica, Wallpaper. & More Hello, Austin. We have what you're looking for. Lionel Richie , whose timeless hits include "Easy and "Endless Love," will headline Billboard 's an ...

  45. Lionel Richie to Headline Billboard's SXSW Showcase

    March 07, 2012 12:00 PM EST Hello, Austin. We have what you're looking for. Lionel Richie, whose timeless hits include "Easy and "Endless Love," will headline Billboard's annual showcase at South by Southwest's Music Festival on March 14 at Aust ...

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