1. The Band Perry to Drop 2nd Album in April

    January 10, 2013 5:30 AM EST 0 0 0 New Album On The Slate With new single "Better Dig Two" rising quickly up the charts, country trio The Band Perry announced Thursday (Jan. 10) they'll release their as-yet-untitled sophomore album on April 2. "Better Dig Two" ...

  2. AMAs On Demand: Justin Bieber's Big Year, Show Week Is Here

    November 14, 2012 5:26 PM EST 0 0 0 As the 2012 American Music Awards approach, the AMAs On Demand series continues with a sixth episode. Hosts by Lance Bass and Kimberly Cole and co-host Megan Turney remind everyone that show week is now afoot and the likes of PSY and The Wanted are ...

  3. Lee Greenwood Talks New Book, Tim Tebow, Kirk Cameron

    May 01, 2012 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Between 1981 and 1991, Lee Greenwood charted 31 singles on the Billboard Country Singles chart, including seven trips to the pinnacle of the list. So, success is nothing new to the California native, but he admits promoting his newest project is som ...

  4. Back on Track: Darryl Worley Returns With New Single, Label After Break

    March 23, 2012 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Growing up in the scenic area of Savannah, Tenn., Darryl Worley was surrounded by Southern legends and traditions growing up. He grew up not far from Shiloh, a Civil War battlefield. His mother worked at an area bank where one of her regular custome ...

  5. The Year in Country: Taylor Swift Spoke Up

    December 09, 2011 8:55 AM EST 0 0 0 This ain't your granddad's country music. Today's country stars are just as at home on the pop charts as they are on the country tallies. Taylor Swift , Lady Antebellum , the Band Perry and Jason Aldean , among others, all made their ...

  6. The Band Perry Turns Queen's 'Fat Bottomed Girls' Country

    October 31, 2011 5:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 After Patrick Stump's rockin' cover of Big Boi's "Shutterbug," and cover duo Karmin playing Foster The People , the Mashup Mondays post-season continues this week with The Band Perry covering countrifying Queen's " ...

  7. Jani Lane of Warrant Died of Alcohol Poisoning, Coroner Says

    October 06, 2011 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Acute alcohol poisoning has been determined to be the cause of death for Jani Lane , former vocalist of the successful 80s glam metal band Warrant , according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office. Lane, 47, was found dead last August 11 i ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Lou Reed & Metallica Name Collaboration, 'Glee Project' Names Two Winners

    August 22, 2011 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lou Reed & Metallica Name Forthcoming Collaboration This fall's hotly anticipated mash-up of heavy metal gods Metallica and former Velvet Underground kingpin/acc ...

  9. Weekly Chart Notes: Far*East Movement, Lil Wayne, Suzanne Vega

    October 21, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 With numerous laudable achievements on an array of Billboard charts this week, keeping track of the most notable feats requires a bit of organization. Chart Beat presents, then, an easy A-to-Z guide of the week in Billboard surveys. (Permission is s ...