1. Chart Highlights: MAGIC!, Bleachers, Lil Wayne & Drake Score New No. 1s

    July 28, 2014 6:05 PM EDT 3 1 0 MAGIC!'s 'Rude' rules Pop Songs, Bleachers rise to No. 1 on Alternative Songs and Lil Wayne and Drake's collab crowns R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday ...

  2. Chart Highlights: MAGIC!, Tinashe Tally First Airplay No. 1s

    July 21, 2014 6:15 PM EDT The acts reign with 'Rude' and '2 On,' respectively. Plus, new No. 1s for Daft Punk, Prince Royce and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest ...

  3. Joe Nichols No. 1 On Country Airplay; Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Hit Top 10, Florida Georgia Line Debuts

    July 15, 2014 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 'Yeah' is Nichols' fifth leader, McGraw and Hill score their fifth top 10 duet and FGL's 'Dirt' blasts in at No. 16 Joe Nichols nabs his fifth career leader and completes his first set of two straight No. 1s on Billboar ...

  4. Chart Highlights: Nico & Vinz Victorious On Pop Songs With 'Am I Wrong'

    July 14, 2014 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The pair adds to its multi-format domination with its debut hit, Plus, notable chart action for Bingo Players, the Black Keys, Joe Nichols, Florida Georgia Line and Elvis Crespo Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard cha ...

  5. Joe Nichols Gets 'Awkward' at CMA Week Event

    June 06, 2014 1:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 2014 CMA Music Festival is off and running, with many artists already having held their annual fan club parties. For Red Bow recording artist Joe Nichols, the day marked an opportunity to get up close and personal with over 300 of his fans with ...

  6. Chart Highlights: OneRepublic's 'Counting Stars' Shoots To No. 1 On Pop Songs

    January 13, 2014 4:15 PM EST The band lands its third No. 1 at the format. Plus, Rascal Flatts returns and new No. 1s for Stone Sour, Marc Anthony and more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Great ...

  7. Chart Moves: North-'Bound' Move For Kanye West; Florida Georgia Line Tops Hot Country Songs; Jamie Lynn Spears Debuts

    December 06, 2013 10:52 AM EST As previously reported, Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" swings back to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. What other songs make smashing chart moves this week? -- Kanye West: "Bound 2" catapults 73-12 on the Billboard Hot 100 an ...

  8. 'Sunny' Returns Joe Nichols To No. 1 On Country Airplay Chart

    December 03, 2013 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 'Sunny and 75' marks the traditional country singer's first leader since 2010 Joe Nichols ends a lengthy absence from No. 1 on Billboard’s Nielsen BDS-based Country Airplay radio chart, as "Sunny and 75" rises 2-1. His fourt ...

  9. Chart Highlights: Imagine Dragons, Eminem, Rihanna, Ricky Martin Score New No. 1s

    December 02, 2013 5:45 PM EST Also taking over Billboard charts: Martin Garrix, Toni Braxton, Babyface, Passenger, Joe Nichols and more. Plus, the Holiday Airplay chart returns Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out ...

  10. Joe Nichols Makes Noise With 'Crickets': 'It's a Fresh Kind of Sound for Me'

    October 04, 2013 12:20 PM EDT Joe Nichols will be the first to admit that his newest project, "Crickets," is just a little bit different than anything he has released before.  "It's a fresh kind of sound for me, a little more progressive than I've done ...

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  12. Backbeat: Broken Bow Celebrates Jason Aldean, Dustin Lynch, New Label at Pre-CMAs Bash

    November 01, 2012 6:12 PM EDT From left: Broken Bow Music Group GM Rick Shedd, new artist Lindsay Ell, BBR Music Group president/CEO Benny Brown (Photo: Deborah Evans Price) "There's a lot to be excited about" Benny Brown, Broken Bow pres./CEO While zombies, wit ...

  13. Broken Bow, RED Distribution Form Red Bow Records, Sign Joe Nichols

    October 31, 2012 1:11 PM EDT Broken Bow Records - home to Jason Aldean, Thompson Square and others - and RED Distribution today announced a new label called Red Bow. The new imprint's first signings are ACM/CMA award-winner Joe Nichols and 17-year-old singer Rachel Farle ...

  14. Presidential Debate 2012, Round 2: Musicians React on Twitter

    October 17, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barack Obama found his pulse during last night's second debate with GOP challenger Mitt Romney, with snap polls from CBS, CNN and Public Policy Polling, among others, declaring the President winner of the town hall-style forum at Long Island� ...

  15. Spotlight: Ex-'Survivor' Star Chase Rice Debuts Big With 'Dirt Road Communion'

    May 16, 2012 5:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Spend any amount of time with country newcomer Chase Rice, and you will no doubt be inspired by his infectious drive and confidence. And, he's got a lot of reasons to feel that way. The singer is opening for some heavy hitters this spring, incl ...

  16. Gene Watson Tackles Gene Watson in New Hits Collection

    March 27, 2012 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask any number of country performers from Randy Travis to Joe Nichols to Alan Jackson, and they will tell you that the music of Gene Watson has been one of their biggest influences. That makes the veteran performer beam. "I'm thankful ther ...

  17. Dick Clark: 40th New Year's Eve Bash to Feature Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber

    December 29, 2011 5:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Forty years ago, Dick Clark's New Year's Eve special was created to give young people an alternative to a seasonal institution, bandleader Guy Lombardo. Now Clark's annual show is the institution. "New Year's Rockin' Ev ...

  18. Country Legend Bill Anderson Looks Back on His 'First Ten Years'

    December 13, 2011 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson was at the WSM studios visiting the show of Eddie Stubbs recently when he took a trip back in time. Stubbs was playing Anderson's 1957 recording of "City Lights," a song that changed his ...

  19. Taylor Swift 'Sparks' No. 1 Country Song; Faith Hill's CMA Bounce

    November 17, 2011 1:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Taylor Swift closes a gap of more than two years without a No. 1 on Country Songs , as "Sparks Fly" become the artist's fifth leader on that chart this week. She most recently topped the audience-driven list when "You Belong with ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. Joe Nichols: 'It's All Good' Is More Than an Album Title

    November 08, 2011 10:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Joe Nichols has seen rougher days in his past. He's gone through a well-publicized battle with alcoholism, and has witnessed several changes at his record company (Universal South, now Show Dog-Universal Music) over the years. However, that ...

  22. Country Gigs in Croatia? Panel Explores International Opportunities at Billboard Country Summit

    June 07, 2011 5:44 PM EDT International touring for U.S. country artists is as close as crossing the border into Canada or as exotic as performing in Croatia. Either way, the performers are in a win/win situation because they are adding to their fan base and expanding thei ...

  23. Billboard Country Music Summit Kicks Off Monday

    June 03, 2011 1:13 PM EDT The goal of the Billboard Country Music Summit , taking place Monday and Tuesday and produced in association with the Country Music Association , is simple: to bring together key stakeholders in the country music industry to discuss the most impor ...

  24. Dierks Bentley Recording 'My Kind of Country Music' for New Album

    April 25, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country star Dierks Bentley is "not really in a rush" to put out his next album -- the follow-up to 2010's Grammy Award-nominated bluegrass diversion "Up On the Ridge" -- but he's already got the project well under way. ...

  25. Kenny Chesney to Sit for Q&A at Billboard Country Summit

    April 19, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country superstar Kenny Chesney will sit down for a candid Superstar Q&A at the second annual Billboard Country Music Summit in association with the Country Music Association (CMA). The event, set to take place in Nashville on June 6-7 at the Re ...

  26. Toby Keith Kicks Back with 'Bullets in the Gun'

    September 24, 2010 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Every time country star Toby Keith puts out a new album, he braces himself to spend a few days living a bizarre, sped-up Groundhog Day-like existence. "I get up and sit in a room and start doing interviews for country morning shows all across t ...

  27. Big Country: A Look At Three Artists

    June 07, 2010 3:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 While most genres struggle, country music is enjoying a commercial and creative renaissance. Billboard looks at three strikingly diverse artists -- Joe Nichols, Eric Church, and Laura Bell Bundy -- who took very different routes to reach the charts. ...

  28. Chart Beat Thursday: A Madge-ical Week For 'Glee'

    April 29, 2010 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 NEW DIRECTIONS: On the Billboard Hot 100 dated March 18, 1989, Madonna 's "Like a Prayer" soared in as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 38. 21 years, one month and three weeks later, the song makes its second Hot 100 appearance, again as the ...

  29. Nichols Grabs Third No. 1, First Since 2005

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Up 2.3 million audience impressions, traditional stylist Joe Nichols gets his third No. 1, and first in more than four years, as "Gimmie That Girl" (Show Dog-Universal) advances 3-1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs. With 33.9 millio ...

  30. Peas Persist on Hot 100 with "Imma Be"

    March 04, 2010 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas hold at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Imma Be." The track returns to the top of Digital Songs for a second frame after abdicating the lead spot to "We Are The World 25: For Haiti" by A ...

  31. Chart Beat Chat

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Sheriff, Xanadu, Hot Country Songs chart and more! I BOUGHT THE SHERIFF Dear Fred, Last week, you mentioned that "When I'm With You" by Sheriff had one of the longest journeys to reach No.1 on The Billboar ...

  32. Radiohead's 'Rainbows' Rises

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Radiohead's "In Rainbows" makes a dramatic leap up the Billboard 200 to No. 1 after street-date violations pushed the album onto the chart early last week ... last week's chart-topper, Mary J. Blige's "Growing Pains,& ...

  33. Nichols Moves To Sanctuary For Management

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Country act Joe Nichols has signed for exclusive management representation with Sanctuary Artist Management. The company also represents ZZ Top, Fleetwood Mac, Tommy Lee, Elton John, the Who and James Blunt. Nichols was previously handled by John ...

  34. 'High School Musical 2' Hangs On Atop Billboard 200

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even with a 40% decline in sales, the soundtrack to Disney's "High School Musical 2" remains atop The Billboard 200 for a second week. The set moved 367,000 copies in the United States, according to N Even with a 40% decline in sales, ...

  35. 'High School' Still In Session at No. 1

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The kids of "High School Musical 2" stay put at No. 1 for a second week with a relatively minor drop in sales while rapper Talib Kweli arrives at a career-high No. 2 ... Producer Swizz Beatz enters at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Alb ...

  36. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Toby Keith Crosses New 'Bridge'

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country superstar Toby Keith tries on a new hat this fall by appearing in his first film, "Broken Bridges." The movie premieres Sept. 7 in Nashville and opens in wide U.S. theatrical release the next Country superstar Toby Keith tries on a ...

  39. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artis ...

  40. Powter's 'Day' Reigns Again On Singles Chart

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Daniel Powter's charmed U.S. introduction continues, as the single "Bad Day" maintains the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100 for a second fra Daniel Powter's charmed U.S. ...

  41. No Dislodging Brown's 'Run It' From No. 1

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Chris Brown's "Run It!" holds firm at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for its fifth straight week. The cut also remains atop the Pop 100, but drops 2-5 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart. Brown's latest Chris Brown's "Run ...

  42. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Mariah Carey, Madonna, British acts, artists named "Brown" and tequila songs are among the topics Fred discusses with readers. ONE SWEET YEAR Fred, I was not the least bit surprised when Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" w ...

  43. Brown Single Extends Chart-Topping 'Run'

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As his self-titled Jive debut bows near the top of The Billboard 200, Chris Brown's "Run It!" hangs on to the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for a fourth week. As his self-titled Jive debut bows near the top of The Billboard 200, Chris Bro ...

  44. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses dance artists, country singles, chart methodology, George Strait & more with readers. SO YOU THINK YOU CAN TOP THE DANCE CHART? Hi Fred, In your column last week you mentioned that on Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play chart, Ma ...

  45. Destiny's '#1's' Bows At The Top

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Destiny's Child's "#1's" lives up to its namesake with a chart-topping bow on The Billboard 200 this week. With 113,000 copies sold in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, the Sony Urban Music/Co Destiny's Child� ...

  46. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra ...

  47. Kanye's 'Gold Digger' Still Strong On Billboard Charts

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite his album's slow descent through The Billboard 200, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx again stays on top of several Billboard charts. For the fifth week in a row, the song is fir Despite his album's slo ...

  48. 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. " ...

  49. CMT, CBS Ready Country Specials

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country network CMT will celebrate the genre's long history of duets with a June 8 concert at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Highlights will form the basis of the special "CMT 100 Greatest Country network CMT will celebrate ...

  50. 16TunesOnTV

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 11-18, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, APRIL 11 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kristin Chenoweth (also scheduled: Floyd Abrams, Shandi Finnessey, Sue Miller). "The Ellen DeGe ...

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