1. Carrie Underwood on the Lack of Successful Female Country Artists: 'You Would Think We'd Be Farther Along' (Exclusive)

    January 30, 2014 10:46 AM EST 4 1.031 k 150 1 In both 2012 and 2013, just three of the top 25 artists on Billboard’s Top Country Songs chart were solo women. In a Billboard Country Update column last fall, we heard what country radio has to say about this, but what do the artists them ...

  2. Kathy Mattea

    Kathy Mattea

    27 Albums, 31 Songs

  3. Kathy Mattea Strips Away Old Habits on 'Calling Me Home'

    September 13, 2012 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 "For me, it was stripping off a layer of my habitual way of singing," Mattea tells us. "It was a little bit like being naked" Kathy Mattea 's last album, 2008's "Coal," topped the Bluegrass Albums chart and ea ...

  4. Kathy Mattea, Hot Rize To Host 20th IBMA Show

    July 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Country artist Kathy Mattea and bluegrass band Hot Rize will co-host the 20th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards (IBMA) on Thursday, October 1, at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. "Kathy Mattea and Hot Rize are a perfect fit as our ...

  5. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling from a seventh-story window. He is 24. 2003 - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling from a seventh-story window. He is 24. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Tim ...

  6. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, wearing a business suit that is a far cry from the skimpy getups of her past. 2006 - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, weari ...

  7. Chris Brown Gets Hot Shot Debut Honors On The Hot 100

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Brown not only earns the Hot Shot Debut award on The Billboard Hot 100 this week, he does so while charting two other singles within the top 10. Hot Shot Debuts: Chris Brown not only earns the Hot Shot Debut award on The Billboard Hot 100 this ...

  8. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling from a seventh-story window. He is 24. 2003 - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling from a seventh-story window. He is 24. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Tim ...

  9. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, wearing a business suit that is a far cry from the skimpy getups of her past. 2006 - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, weari ...

  10. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. "A Tribute To Hank Williams" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim R 2003 - Rising British sing ...

  11. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none" ...

  12. Florez

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In its short career, rock outfit Florez has found plenty of industry cheerleaders. The still-unsigned band has linked with BMG Songs North America for a co-publishing agreement. And despite having onl In its short career, rock outfit Florez has foun ...

  13. ON TV

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 17 “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jamie Foxx (also scheduled: Jeff Bridges). “My Music Mix,” Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sara Evans “VH1 News P ...

  14. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. "A Tribute To Hank Williams" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim R 2003 - Rising British sing ...

  15. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none" ...

  16. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Singer/songwriter Tim Rose dies in London of complications from surgery for intestinal cancer. Rose, 62, sang with Cass Elliott in folk trio the Big Three. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Tim Rose dies in London of complications f ...

  17. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award during the Grand Ole Opry's tribute to Minnie Pearl. The previous year's winner, Kathy Mattea, presents the award to Warin 2002 - Steve Wariner recei ...

  18. Billboard Bits: Mary J. Blige, CMT, Kathy Mattea

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Mary J. Blige, CMT, Kathy Mattea Mary J. Blige is the latest addition to the performance lineup for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards. As previously reported , the Aug. 28 event at New York's Radio City Music Hall will also feature 50 ...

  19. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. ""A Tribute To Hank Williams"" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim 1999 - Hank Will ...

  20. Kathy Mattea Blooms On 'Roses'

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After a long and very successful career as a country artist, Kathy Mattea is branching out musically with "Roses," due July 30 from Narada Records. To help further her musical evolution, she s ...

  21. A Tribute To John Hartford Live From Mountain Stage

    July 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This latest Blue Plate special from the popular Live From Mountain Stage series is a fine tribute to influential songwriter John Hartford. This latest Blue Plate special from the popular Live From Mountain Stage series is a fine tribute to influenti ...

  22. Strait, Jackson Win Big At TNN Awards

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An absent George Strait was named the top entertainer in country music last night (June 13) at the TNN & CMT Country Weekly Music Awards in Nashville, and shared three fan-voted awards with Alan J An absent George Strait was named the top entert ...

  23. Hot Product for Monday, Jan. 15, 2001

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new music from Alabama, Patti Page, and more. Goin' 'South' "If I never did another CD, this is the one I will always point to as the one that I was happy with the most," says Alabama lead vocalist Randy Owen abou ...