1. Jo Dee Messina on 'He's Messed Up,' Being a Mom & Getting Fit

    January 15, 2015 9:30 PM EST 'The song is really all about the fans,' she says of her latest 'Me' single. Jo Dee Messina tells Billboard that from the moment her album Me was released in 2014, she noticed a trend. The majority of her fans were taken with t ...

  2. Jo Dee Messina Goes on 'Rant' About New Single, Indie Status: 'It's Been a Long Road'

    April 14, 2014 3:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 For many musical artists, the music business has turned into a DIY model. That's the reality these days for Jo Dee Messina. After a decade-and-a-half on the Curb Records roster, the CMA award winner is on her own label, Dreambound. She does hav ...

  3. Jo Dee Messina Takes 'Scary as Crap' Leap on Crowd-Sourced Album

    September 04, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Add Jo Dee Messina's name to the growing list of established artists who are bucking the industry standard of working with a major label, and doing things their own way. The singer -- who charted twenty-three singles on the Billboard chart ...

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  5. Tim McGraw Previews Four New Songs

    June 25, 2012 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tim McGraw recently made news with his signing with Scott Borchetta's Big Machine Records. On Friday afternoon, he took time to share with a few industry insiders some of the new music that he has been working on for his debut for the label. Th ...

  6. Jo Dee Messina's 2012: New Music, Tour, Baby

    December 05, 2011 2:24 PM EST 0 0 0 After devoting the bulk of the past few years to raising a family, one of country's most expressive voices is set to return to the airwaves with new music -- and a new baby -- in the upcoming calendar year. Jo Dee Messina has announced that she ...

  7. Chart Beat Wednesday: Carrie Underwood, Ke$ha, Rod Stewart

    July 28, 2010 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 'IT'S' NO. 1: Carrie Underwood collects her 10th No. 1 on Country Songs, as "Undo It" lifts 2-1. The song is the third leader from Underwood's "Play On" album, following "Cowboy Casanova" and "T ...

  8. Nashville Labels Line Up EP Push

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Following in the footsteps of Blake Shelton’s six-song EP, more country artists are planning EP releases in 2010. In a post at CMT.com , Chet Flippo listed some upcoming EPs from a variety of labels: the Band Perry (Republic Nashville), Steel Magn ...

  9. Chart Beat Wednesday: Jay Sean, Lady Gaga, Carrie Underwood

    October 07, 2009 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 'DOWN' IS UP: What goes up must come down. In this case, it's because of "Down." After a record 26-week reign with "I Gotta Feeling" (the last 14 weeks) and "Boom Boom Pow" (12 weeks directly prior), the ...

  10. Jo Dee Messina Planning Intimate Concert Tour

    April 07, 2009 7:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran country singer Jo Dee Messina is scaling back this spring for a two and a half week tour dubbed the "Music Room Series." Messina intends for the tour, which is modeled on her home recording studio, to give her fans a more intimate ...

  11. This Day in Music

    December 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Country outfit Lonestar gives an acoustic performance at the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville. The performance marks the 10th year the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences 2002 - Country outfit Lonestar gives an aco ...

  12. Chart Beat: Beyonce, T.I., Josiah Leming

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart action from "At Last," T.I., Josiah Leming and more! THIS COULD BE THE 'LAST' TIME: Mack Gordon and Harry Warren wrote "At Last" for the film "Orchestra Wives" in 1942. Glenn Miller had a ...

  13. Chart Beat: Carrie Underwood, Labelle, AC/DC

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart action from AC/DC, Carrie Underwood, Labelle and more. CARRIE'S NATION: There are only a handful of artists who can release albums titled "Number Ones" or "1s" or some variation thereof, including Elvis ...

  14. Billboard Underground: Nicole Frechette

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Northeast doesn't have a reputation as a hotbed for country music, but for 23-year-old singer/songwriter Nicole Frechette, there's an audience for country no matter where she performs. The Northeast doesn't have a reputation as a ...

  15. Chart Beat: 'In The Heights,' Carrie Underwood, Regina Belle

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses "In the Heights," Carrie Underwood, Regina Belle and more! 'HEIGHTS' HITS THE HEIGHTS: Whenever I'm in New York, I do my best to see as many Broadway shows as possible. Last week I was there for a very short t ...

  16. Messina To Display 'Secret Talents'

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country singer Jo Dee Messina has joined the cast of CBS' "Secret Talents of the Stars," the weekly celebrity talent show that will reveal the unknown talents of 16 well-known personalities. Messina will train with choreographer Dav ...

  17. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michael Jackson not guilty of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian singer/songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that his so 2001 - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michae ...

  18. Chart Beat

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Usher's "Love in This Club," American 'Idols,' Janet Jackson and more! 'CLUB' PLAY: Adding sales to airplay can be like adding Mentos to Diet Coke. The resulting explosion has carried "Love in T ...

  19. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Australian artists including Kasey Chambers, "Australian Idol" winners Guy Sebastian and Casey Donovan, Jet vocalist Nic Cester, the Living End guitarist Chris Cheney, You Am I guitarist Dave L 2005 - Australian artists including Ka ...

  20. Chart Beat

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Yoko Ono, Taylor Swift, Vince Guaraldi and more! YES ON 'NO': Normally, it's not polite to discuss a woman's age, but when it comes to reporting chart records, civility goes out the window. In 2003, less than a mon ...

  21. This Day in Music

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Country outfit Lonestar gives an acoustic performance at the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville. The performance marks the 10th year the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences 2002 - Country outfit Lonestar gives an aco ...

  22. Chart Beat

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses the Chipmunks, The Bee Gees, Taylor Swift and more! NOTABLE RETURN: Al Bennett was at Dot Records before he was named president of the Liberty label. From there, he went on to found the Cream imprint. But he's probably best known ...

  23. Tunes On TV

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 3 - 9. MONDAY, Sept. 3 "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured artist(s): The Cribs. "Justin Timberlake: FutureSex / LoveShow," HBO Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. "The Late Show ...

  24. Music On TV: July 16 - July 22

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 16 - July 22, 2007. MONDAY, July 16 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold. "Greek," ABC Family Channel Featured artist(s): Plain White T's. "The Dail ...

  25. Ask Billboard

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith and his readers discuss Garbage, women in country music, iTunes exclusives and more! COUNTRY WOMEN Hey Keith, I was just looking at this week's Top Country Albums chart and was surprised about the number of female artists on this list. Do ...

  26. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michael Jackson not guilty of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian singer/songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that his so 2001 - The Court of Appeals of Rome finds Michae ...

  27. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet,&quo ...

  28. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Australian artists including Kasey Chambers, "Australian Idol" winners Guy Sebastian and Casey Donovan, Jet vocalist Nic Cester, the Living End guitarist Chris Cheney, You Am I guitarist Dave L 2005 - Australian artists including Ka ...

  29. This Day in Music

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Jazz bassist and photographer Milt Hinton dies in Queens, N.Y., after a long hospitalization. He is 90.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Country outfit Lonestar gives an acoustic pe ...

  30. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

  31. 29OnTV

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 17 "One Life To Live," ABC Featured artist(s): Jeannie Ortega. "Lil' Wayne Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Lil' Wayne, Robin Thicke. "Larry King ...

  32. 27OnTV

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 3-10, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 3 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Nick Lachey. "The Late Show With David Letterman," Featured artist(s): Rob Zombie (also scheduled: Jennifer Aniston). "The Tonigh ...

  33. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John ...

  34. This Day in Music

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>The "Nokia Presents The George Strait Chevy Truck Country Music Festival Brought To You By Wrangler" opens to a sell-out crowd of about 56,000 attendants in Phoenix, Ariz.<br clear="none 2001 - The Court o ...

  35. Chart Beat

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The rewriting of chart history by "High School Musical" is tackled in this week's column, as is news on John Corbett, Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, James Blunt and Natasha Bedingfield. 'FREE' THROW: Zac Efron and Vanessa A ...

  36. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1993 - </b>A 29-cent U.S. postage stamp bearing the likeness of a 1950s-era Elvis Presley is issued at a post office near the King's Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tenn. The U.S. Postal Service held 2005 - Australian artists inclu ...

  37. This Day in Music

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Jazz bassist and photographer Milt Hinton dies in Queens, N.Y., after a long hospitalization. He is 90.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Country outfit Lonestar gives an acoustic pe ...

  38. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. THE WAY WE WERE Dear Fred, Comparing and ranking today's music with those [songs] in the real rock era (1955-1990) is not just. Chart methodology has changed a lot since 1991. Due to new chart formulas, ...

  39. Country Acts Set For 'Sound And Speed' Fest

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 NASCAR drivers and country stars will team up in January for a new Nashville festival with the impossibly long name "Nextel Sound and Speed Presented by SunTrust, a Motorsports and Music Celebration." NASCAR drivers and country stars will ...

  40. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. FROM THE LAND OF THE CRAZY FROG Hi Fred, After taking my regular weekly look at the U.S. movers and shakers on the Billboard Hot 100 I decided to e-mail you to get your honest opinion of our top 40 chart ove ...

  41. Messina's 'Surprise' Comeback

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Jo Dee Messina has had a career marked by ups and downs, but right now she's definitely on a professional high. Her new Curb album, "Delicious Surprise," spent two weeks at No. 1 on the B ...

  42. 'Hollaback' Has Singles Chart Staying Power

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback" has again fended off all comers to remain the No. 1 single in the United States. For a fourth consecutive week, the cut tops Billboard's Hot 100, as well as the Pop 100 and Gwen Stefani's "Hol ...

  43. HOT COUNTRY SONGS

    May 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. "MY GIVE A DAMN'S BUSTED," JO DEE MESSINA 2. "Homewrecker," Gretchen Wilson 3. "Making Memories Of Us," Keith Urban 4. "What's A Guy Gotta Do," Joe Nichols 5. " ...

  44. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses various topics with readers. MAKING OUR MINDS UP Hello Fred, I know that you are a big fan of the Eurovision Song Contest and so am I. I just heard the official CD of all 39 contestants in this year's 50th celebration of ...

  45. 'Hollaback' Holds Off 'Oh' At No. 1

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani holds onto the Billboard Hot 100 crown for a third week with "Hollaback Girl" despite a strong contender in Ciara's "Oh" featuring Ludacris, which inches closer to the summit with a 3-2 m Gwen Stefani holds onto ...

  46. HOT COUNTRY SONGS

    May 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. "MY GIVE A DAMN'S BUSTED," JO DEE MESSINA 2. "Homewrecker," Gretchen Wilson 3. "That's What I Love About Sunday," Craig Morgan 4. "It's Getting Better All The Time,& ...

  47. CHART BEAT

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to Bruce Springsteen, Walter Murphy, Jo Dee Messina and Mariah Carey. 'DEVILS' AND THE DETAILS: There was no reason to assume that the new Bruce Springsteen album was going to debut at No. ...

  48. Stefani Holds Hot 100 Lead As Ciara Surges

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl" sits at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 again this week, but it looks as though the latest single from Ciara has designs on making it to the top. In addition to spending t Gwen Stefani's "Ho ...

  49. 'The Boss' Bows 'Devils' At No. 1

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen notches his seventh No. 1 album this week as "Devils & Dust" (Columbia) bows on top of The Billboard 200. The set sold 222,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen S Bruce Springsteen notches his seventh ...

  50. Billboard Bits: CMA Festival, Ruff Ryders, Zooma Tour

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on CMA Festival, Ruff Ryders, Zooma Tour A host of top acts will perform as part of the CMA Music Festival 's nightly concert series at the Nashville Coliseum this summer. On board for the June 9-12 series are Kenny Rogers, Miranda Lambert ...

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