1. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Dolly Parton Takes '9 To 5' To No. 1

    February 17, 2014 8:05 AM EST Thirty-three years ago this week, the country icon ruled the Hot 100 with her workplace anthem. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey and the Spice Girls Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more ...

  2. Joe Diffie Releases 'Shotgun' Single, Preps New Album Following Jason Aldean's Tribute

    June 17, 2013 5:30 PM EDT In October, when Jason Aldean released his latest album "Night Train," the song that seemed to get the most attention was "1994," a tribute to the music of Joe Diffie. The track ended up becoming the second single from the albu ...

  3. Weekly Chart Notes: Baauer Continues The 'Harlem' Hit Parade

    February 22, 2013 7:05 PM EST While Baauer's new Hot 100 leader, the viral 'Harlem Shake,' encapsulates the Hot 100's evolution to include YouTube data, the New York neighborhood has a rich chart history. Baauer's "Harlem Shake" soars onto t ...

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  5. 'Hey, Joe Diffie!' Jason Aldean Gives '90s Star a Shout on New Album

    September 20, 2012 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Get ready to shout "Joe Diffie!" at Aldean concerts ... "Pretty dang cool," says classic country singer Ten songs in, Jason Aldean 's new album, "Night Train," throws out a curve ball that will have crowds of 20-so ...

  6. Weekly Chart Notes: Carly Rae Jepsen, Michael Jackson, Eric Church

    June 16, 2012 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Calling out some quirky chart feats as Carly Rae Jepsen tops the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Call Me Maybe.' A round-up of random facts in the wake of Carly Rae Jepsen now being chased by all the other boys (and girls and groups) on the Billbo ...

  7. Roots & Boots Tour Unites Trio of Country Veterans

    June 14, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Collectively, Joe Diffie, Sammy Kershaw, and Aaron Tippin have placed over one hundred songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. So, filling up a concert set list is no problem for the talented trio of country singers. Still, there is a defini ...

  8. Chart Beat Wednesday: Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum, Yoko Ono

    April 07, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 '20' TO 1: Zac Brown Band 's "The Foundation" becomes the eighth major label debut album in the Nielsen BDS-monitored data era to yield at least three No. 1s on Country Songs, as "Highway 20 Ride" rolls 2-1. The so ...

  9. February 13, 2009

    February 13, 2009 5:49 PM EST - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $500 bail each. 2002 - Country outlaw Waylon Jennings dies ...

  10. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at his Ojai, Calif. home after a long illness. He is 82. Bernstein wrote the music for more than 200 films and television s 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer ...

  11. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $500 bail 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marle ...

  12. Tunes On TV

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 24- 30. MONDAY, Sept. 24 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Jamie Foxx, Tony Bennett, Chris Botti. "Larry King Live," CNN Featured Artist(s): Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, ...

  13. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at his Ojai, Calif. home after a long illness. He is 82. Bernstein wrote the music for more than 200 films and television s 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer ...

  14. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $500 bail 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marle ...

  15. 07OnTV

    February 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 12-18, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 13 "Wheel of Fortune: Country Music Stars Week," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Montgomery Gentry, Trisha Yearwood, Steve Azar. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CB ...

  16. 37OnTV

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Sept. 11-17, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 11 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Jessica Simpson, Storm Large (also scheduled: Ron Livingston). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyon ...

  17. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film co ...

  18. Fluff And Fun: Adkins Defends Country Ditties

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the mid-'90s, Joe Diffie earned the nickname "Ditty Diffie" thanks to a string of fun but lightweight hits that included "John Deere Green," "Pickup Man" and "Bigger Than the Beatles." In the mid-' ...

  19. Country Acts Salute Jones On 'God's Country'

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Sammy Kershaw, Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Lawrence are the first acts confirmed to participate in the George Jones tribute album "God's Country." Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Sammy Kershaw, Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Lawr ...

  20. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Rock guitarist Peter Frampton receives the Orville H. Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award, considered the Oscar for the guitar industry. Frampton gets the award during ceremonies at L.A.'s 2002 - Two sons of the late reg ...

  21. Stars Flock To Nashville For Opry's 80th

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of talent that includes Garth Brooks, Trace Adkins, Ralph Stanley, Terri Clark, Diamond Rio and Travis Tritt will descend upon Nashville next month to celebrate the... A host of talent that includes Garth Brooks, Trace Adkins, Ralph Stanley, ...

  22. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film co ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $50 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae s ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Diffie, 112, 'Sisters In The Spirit'

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stories on Joe Diffie, 112 and the 'Sisters In The Spirit' tour. Joe Diffie's 1994 hit "Pickup Man" gets new life in commercials for Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar. A rewritten, re-recorded version of the song ...

  26. Applebee's To Serve Up Diffie

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Latest campaign will feature "Pickup Man." Joe Diffie has signed a deal with Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar to use his song, "Pickup Man," in the chain's Carside-To-Go-Campaign. A re-written version of the track w ...

  27. Stars Come Out For George Jones

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Jones will be the subject of an all-star tribute to air Nov. 25 on PBS. George Jones will be the subject of an all-star tribute to air Nov. 25 on PBS. Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Harry Connick Jr., Aaron Neville, Martina McBride and Wynonna ...

  28. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Chicago bluesman and APO Records artist Jimmie Lee Robinson starts a "hunger fast" in an effort to stop the University Of Illinois At Chicago's (UIC) south campus expansion plans in the 2000 - Chicago bluesma ...

  29. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $50 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae s ...

  30. 2002 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the winning songs from the 2002 BMI Country Awards, held Nov. 5 at BMI's Nashville offices. Listed below the song title is the songwriter, publisher, artist, and record label. AIN'T NOTHING 'BO ...

  31. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Chicago bluesman and APO Records artist Jimmie Lee Robinson starts a ""hunger fast"" in an effort to stop the University Of Illinois At Chicago's (UIC) south campus expansion plans in th 2000 - Chic ...

  32. Jackson, Brooks & Dunn Triple Up At ACMs

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Contemporary country mainstays Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson each walked away from the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards last night (May 22) with three statuettes. "Where Were You Contemporary country mainstays Brooks & ...

  33. ACM Awards Add Star Performers

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, and Trisha Yearwood are among the latest performers to be added to the upcoming 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards ceremony. The performance lineup for Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, and Trisha Yea ...

  34. Rockin' Roadhouse Tour Sets First Round Of Dates

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rockin' Roadhouse tour, featuring country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, and Joe Diffie, has announced the first volley of what is expected to be a total of 75 dates through Dec. 31. The t The Rockin' Roadhouse tour , featuring ...

  35. Nashville's Fan Fair Set For June 13-16

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nashville's Fan Fair, the crown jewel of country music festivals, will be held June 13-16 in downtown Nashville, where fans will witness more than 30 hours of concert performances by many of country's Nashville's Fan Fair, the crown j ...

  36. Chesnutt, Lawrence, Diffie Plan 'Roadhouse' Trek

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, and Joe Diffie will team up for the Rockin' Roadhouse tour this summer. An itinerary is still being finalized, but the trek is due to begin June 20 and l Country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawren ...

  37. Creed Makes It Lucky Seven At No. 1

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Creed's "Weathered" (Wind-Up) commands The Billboard 200 for a seventh straight week, despite a drop of 58% to 166,000 units in another week of sagging post-holiday sales. In just seven weeks, "Weathe Creed's "Weathered ...

  38. Billboard Bits: MixTape, Joe Diffie, Spirit of Liberty

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on MixTape, Joe Diffie, Spirit of Liberty The sixth annual MixTape Awards will be held Dec. 11 at New York's Apollo Theater, honoring primarily non-commercial DJs who create underground hip-hop mixtapes. DJ Red Alert will host the event, p ...

  39. In Another World

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Oklahoma native and former foundry worker Joe Diffie has lasted a decade in a country environment known for an uncertain career life-expectancy, and he's managed this feat largely because he can sing Oklahoma native and former foundry worker Jo ...

  40. Country Acts Do Their 'Share' Vs. Substance Abuse

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Martina McBride, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Rhett Akins are among a group of country artists who took part in the recording of the feature song for a disc that will benefit drug and alcohol treatment p Martina McBride, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Rhett ...

  41. Artists Step Up To Aid Victims Of Tragedies

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While many artists cancelled concerts last week after terrorists attacked the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., several that soldiered on used the events to raise mo While many artists cancelled concerts last week ...