1. LoCash Single Has a 
Thomas Rhett 'Ring' to It

    December 20, 2016 11:36 AM EST 0 0 0 The country duo taps a fellow artist for their follow-up to "I Know Somebody." When LoCash ’s first top 10 single, “I Love This Life,” stalled at No. 2 on the Country Airplay chart dated Jan. 30, the only thing that stood in the way was a ...

  2. George Strait, Josh Kear, Warner/Chappell Among ASCAP Country Music Award Honorees

    November 05, 2013 12:56 PM EST The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) hosted its 51st Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards on Monday, Nov. 4th in the Grand Ballroom at Nashville’s newly opened Music City Center.  ASCAP Country Music Awards -- Photo Gal ...

  3. Country Radio Seminar: Lady Antebellum Plays Intimate Show for the Industry

    March 01, 2013 12:45 PM EST What better time to spotlight country music’s hottest acts than when you have more than 2,000 radio professionals in town? That was the case last night in Nashville, with a long line of options for those in town for the Country Radio Seminar. Some ...

  4. ASCAP President Paul Williams, Songwriters Josh Kear, Dan Wilson Make Royalty Case to Congress

    February 27, 2013 10:35 AM EST Above, L-R: Songwriter Josh Kear, co-chair of the Congressional Songwriters Caucus Rep. Martha Blackburn, songwriter Dan Wilson and ASCAP president Paul Williams Yesterday, at the Rayburn House Office Building on Washington D.C.'s Independenc ...

  5. 2013 Grammy Awards: Best Country Song & Album Nominations

    December 21, 2012 11:24 AM EST from twang and swing to rock and beyond, the best of the genre's diverse offerings had two things in common: heart and soul b est Country Song "Blown Away" Songwriters: Josh Kear, Chris Tompkins Artist: Carrie Underwood From: Blown ...

  6. Grammy Predictions 2012: Who Will Land The Major Nominations?

    December 05, 2012 3:00 PM EST On Wednesday night (Dec. 5), the nominations for the 55th annual Grammy Awards will be unveiled during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! -- Countdown to Music's Biggest Night," which means that there are only a few more hours t ...

  7. Grammy Predictions 2013: Who Will Land The Major Nominations?

    December 05, 2012 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 On Wednesday night (Dec. 5), the nominations for the 55th annual Grammy Awards will be unveiled during the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! -- Countdown to Music's Biggest Night," which means that there are only a few more hours to ...

  8. Backbeat: Darius Rucker Debuts 'True Believers' At CMA Week With Mike Dungan, Frank Rogers, More

    October 31, 2012 7:09 PM EDT Darius Rucker peforms with songwriter Frank Rogers. (Photo: Chris Hollo) Darius Rucker previewed his third Capitol Records Nashville album, True Believers , today (Oct. 30) for an industry crowd at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nash ...

  9. Chart Moves: Neon Trees Grow on Billboard Hot 100, Demi Lovato's 'Heart' Makes Radio Gain

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT As previously reported , Taylor Swift scores her first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" blasts from No. 72 to the summit in its second week, fueled by digital sales of 623,000, the best weekly ...

  10. Gloriana Album Premiere and Track-By-Track

    July 27, 2012 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nashville trio Gloriana has emerged as one of the country music's biggest success stories of 2012. The group -- consisting of brothers Tom and Mike Gossin and Rachel Reinert -- has bounced back after the abrupt departure of former member Cheyen ...

  11. Gloriana 'More Focused' With Cheyenne Kimball Gone

    March 06, 2012 8:10 AM EST 0 0 0 After what has been one of the craziest and most unpredictable years of their career, the members of Gloriana -- brothers Mike and Tom Gossin, and Rachel Reinert -- are happy to have the total focus on where they want it to be -- their music. Their ...

  12. Gloriana Refocuses After Member's 'Totally Unexpected' Departure

    December 22, 2011 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After its "completely unexpected" shrinking from a quartet to a trio, country group Gloriana is ready to move its career ahead with "A Thousand Miles Behind" in 2012. The group has already released two singles from its sophomore ...

  13. Rod Stewart Honored at ASCAP Pop Awards

    April 28, 2011 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 While known more as an interpreter, Rod Stewart is a mean songwriter when he puts his mind to it, and he was honored Wednesday at the 28th annual ASCAP Pop Awards in Los Angeles, particularly for the string of hits he wrote in the 1970s. Stewart tol ...

  14. Did The Charts Predict This Year's Grammy Award Winners?

    February 15, 2011 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 From such surprise honorees as Arcade Fire and Esperanza Spalding to Lady Gaga 's egg-shell-ent adventure, the 53rd Grammy Awards offered a host of highlights . Did the victors' Billboard chart performances, however, foretell their fortune ...

  15. Grammys 2011 Predictions: How Did We Do?

    February 14, 2011 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 chartArticle_ignore It's always tough to predict the winners of music's biggest night, but this year's Grammy Awards featured especially jaw-dropping outcomes in the major categories. With more obscure artists like Arcade Fire and Esp ...

  16. Grammys 2011 Winners List

    February 13, 2011 7:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Check here for winners in the major categories of the 53rd annual Grammy Awards: Grammys 2011 Main Page RECORD OF THE YEAR WINNER: "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum "Nothin' On You," B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars "Love The W ...

  17. Eminem, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga Lead Grammy Nominations

    December 01, 2010 11:14 PM EST 0 0 0 It looks like Eminem's triumphant 2010 comeback will extend into next year, as the rapper has earned a leading 10 nominations for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards including album of the year (for "Recovery") and record and song of the ye ...

  18. BACKBEAT: Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum And More All Win Big At ASCAP Country Music Awards

    September 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT ASCAP hosted its 48th Annual Country Music Awards Sept. 14 at the War Memorial Auditorium in downtown Nashville. Big winners of the evening included Alan Jackson ; Dierks Bentley , Songwriter/Artist of the Year; Josh Kear , Country Song of the Yea ...

  19. Chart Beat Chat

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss "Before He Cheats," Ricardo FLO, French acts and more! 'HEARTS' AND 'REASONS' Hello Fred, I regularly read your insightful Chart Beat column and Chart Beat Chat and I always find interesting ...

  20. NMPA To Honor Songwriters

    October 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The National Music Publishers' Assn. will be awarding songwriters the first-ever gold and platinum certifications based on sales of their recorded compositions beginning this week in Nashville. The awards program will be launched on Oct. 18 w ...