1. Michelle Branch Moves 'Away from My Comfort Zone' on New Album

    July 15, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Michelle Branch "just wanted to get as far away from my comfort zone as possible" while making September's "West Coast Time," her return to pop/rock after a sidestep into country with the Wreckers and her 2010 EP "Every ...

  2. Chart Beat Thursday: Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, Marc Cohn

    July 29, 2010 4:55 PM EDT IS A 'TEENAGE' NUMBER: Katy Perry pounces onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 20 with "Teenage Dream," the follow-up to her six-week No. 1 "California Gurls," featuring Snoop Dogg . After her first six chart entries de ...

  3. Q&A: Rosanne Cash Sings Her Father's Favorites

    September 28, 2009 12:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 A consummate Renaissance woman, Rosanne Cash has eschewed genre conventions throughout her long career. Of course, she had an excellent role model, being the eldest daughter of the late Johnny Cash . She scored her own string of country hits in the ...

  4. Michelle Branch Steps Out Solo Again

    August 10, 2009 11:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 A funny thing happened to Michelle Branch on her way to Nashville: She scored hit singles as a member of the Wreckers , a country-pop duo that broke up after one successful album. The Wreckers-Branch and Jessica Harp, a friend and a former backup si ...

  5. Michelle Branch Finishing Third Solo Album

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michelle Branch plans to stay on the country path she began with the Wreckers on her next solo album. Michelle Branch plans to stay on the country path she began with the Wreckers on her next solo album. The singer/songwriter tells Billboard.com tha ...

  6. Colvin Stretches Beyond 'Four Walls'

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Nonesuch. Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Non ...

  7. The Wreckers Branch Out

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New duo the Wreckers came out of the chute with one huge advantage over other "new" acts: One of its members is Grammy-winning pop star Michelle Branch. It's not every new country act that can land high-profile appearances on "Th ...

  8. Branch Takes A 'Stand' With Wreckers

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Wreckers, a country-leaning duo that features singer/songwriter Michelle Branch, will release its debut, "Stand Still, Look Pretty," May 23 via Maverick/Warner Bros. Nashville. The Wreckers, a country-leaning duo that features singer/s ...

  9. Rosanne Cash Returns After With 'Rules Of Travel'

    April 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I know big labels are dinosaurs and everything's changing," Rosanne Cash says, "but at the risk of sounding retro, I'm glad to be with Capitol." She's particularly gr ...

  10. Rules of Travel

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The intelligence and grace of Rosanne Cash has been largely absent of late on the country landscape, and for that reason alone, new material from her is welcome. The intelligence and grace of Rosanne Cash has been largely absent of late on the count ...

  11. Musicians Band Together Against War Threat

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dozens of artists from across the musical spectrum have joined forces to speak out against an impending U.S.-led war against Iraq. Rappers Jay-Z and Nas, singer/songwriters Natalie Merchant and Sheryl Dozens of artists from across the musical spectr ...

  12. Cash Readies Traveling Album

    December 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash has set a spring release for her first studio album in a decade. Due March 25 via Capitol, "Rules of Travel" features the first recorded duet between the artist and her Singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash has set ...

  13. Things Are Much 'Easier' For Kelly Willis

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For singer/songwriter Kelly Willis, motherhood has been the catalyst for many positive changes, among them a more confident, free attitude that blossoms on her second Rykodisc set, "Easy," due ...

  14. Osborne Gets To Work On 'Womanly' Album

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Joan Osborne will enter the studio this month with producer John Leventhal, noted for his work with Shawn Colvin, to record a new album, Billboard Bulletin reports. The set, to be ti Singer/songwriter Joan Osborne will enter the st ...

  15. Martin Honors Shawn Colvin With Signature Guitar

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "It's a great honor," singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin says of her Martin M3SC, a limited edition signature model guitar the revered instrument maker is putting into production. "It's very simple, not f "It's a great ...

  16. A 'Whole New' Shawn Colvin

    March 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although it's hardly the tactic one might suggest, Shawn Colvin says approaching her new album with "complete terror" ultimately worked for her.<br CLEAR="NONE"/> Although it's hardly the tactic one might suggest, ...

  17. A 'Whole New' Shawn Colvin

    March 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although it's hardly the tactic one might suggest, Shawn Colvin says approaching her new album with "complete terror" ultimately worked for her. "Whole New You," due March 27 from Columbia, was "diffi Although it's ...

  18. A 'New' Colvin Arrives This Spring

    January 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Shawn Colvin's new Columbia album, ''Whole New You,'' will be in stores March 27. It is Colvin's first album of original material since 1996's ''A Few Small Repairs," which debuted at No. 39 on T Sha ...