1. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Dear Evan Hansen' & 'Hamilton' Give Broadway Two Albums in Top 20 for First Time in More Than 50 Years

    February 17, 2017 6:30 AM EST 0 0 0 On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Feb. 25), Big Sean claimed his second No. 1 with the bow of I Decided. , which earned 151,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Feb. 9, according to Nielsen Music. The Billboard 200 chart ranks ...

  2. LeAnn Rimes Plays Kazoo Karaoke

    LeAnn Rimes Plays Kazoo Karaoke

    February 03, 2017 7:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Watch country music star, LeAnn Rimes play Kazoo Karaoke with Billboard host, Everett Brothers. music , karaoke , Kazoo Karaoke , rimes , kazoo , country music , leann rhimes , Billboard , LeAnn Rimes , leann Videos LeAnn Rimes Brightcove ...

  3. Country Producer-Guitarist Dann Huff Works Both Sides of the Amp

    December 14, 2016 11:44 AM EST 0 0 0 The Thomas Rhett and Keith Urban associate started out as an ace session guitarist. When the Country Music Association handed out its 50th annual awards on Nov. 2, Chris Stapleton got a fair amount of attention for taking home two trophies. Only one ...

  4. LeAnn Rimes Announces New Album 'Remnants': Exclusive

    December 07, 2016 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The singer will embark on an intimate U.K. tour in February. LeAnn Rimes will return with her 16th studio album, titled Remnants , on Feb. 3, 2017, the singer has revealed exclusively to Billboard . The new set's first single, "Long Live L ...

  5. The CMA Awards' Golden Anniversary: 50 Years, 50 Highlights

    November 01, 2016 2:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 George Strait, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Taylor Swift and even a former president are part of the trophy's history. From Jack Greene ’s triple play in the first year to Chris Stapleton ’s career-making appearance at the 49th installment, the C ...

  6. Shawn Mendes Earns Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With 'Illuminate'

    October 02, 2016 11:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pop singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes notches his second No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with the arrival of Illuminate . The set, which was released on Sept. 23 through Island Records, earned 145,000 equivalent album units in the week ending Se ...

  7. LeAnn Rimes Announces New Single On RCA UK, 'The Story'

    June 17, 2016 10:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 LeAnn Rimes returns next week with a new single, "The Story," her first release on RCA-UK. "The Story" was written by Phil Hanseroth and a version of the song served as the title track for a 2007 album from  Brandi Carlile . &quo ...

  8. Rihanna's 'Anti' Returns to No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    March 20, 2016 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rihanna ’s Anti moves back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, collecting its second week at the top. The diva’s set earned another 54,000 equivalent album units in the week ending March 17, according to Nielsen Music. The Billboard 200 char ...

  9. ASCAP Expo Opens Registration & Releases 2016 Details

    November 03, 2015 7:03 PM EST 0 0 0 ASCAP announced its 11th annual "I Create Music" Expo for 2016. Registration for the event is now open and provides attendees with the chance to receive exclusive opportunities such as roundtable lunches with successful songwriters. The ev ...

  10. What Happened to Women In Country? An Investigation Using Year-End Billboard Charts

    June 08, 2015 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 New York Magazine , Entertainment Weekly , and Rolling Stone Country called it "Country Music's Women Problem." The New York Times used more incendiary language -- "Country's war on women." At this point, it's a co ...

  11. Inside the Nashville Yoga Mecca Where LeAnn Rimes, Dierks Bentley Are Finding Inner Peace

    May 27, 2015 5:14 PM EDT Top yoga destinations: New York, Los Angeles... and Nashville? “The scene has really exploded,” says Daphne Larkin, who founded Sanctuary for Yoga nearly a decade ago with partner Tom Larkin. The studio, which specializes in vinyasa flow, has don ...

  12. Bret Michaels Returns to His Country Roots with New Album 'True Grit': 'This Has Been My Life Story'

    May 03, 2015 11:36 PM EDT Bret Michaels is a resourceful Renaissance man. From winning Celebrity Apprentice  to developing a top-selling line of products for PetSmart, the veteran rocker has continued to reinvent himself through talent, hard work and a maverick entrepren ...

  13. This Week in Billboard Chart History: Phil Collins Ended the '80s at No. 1

    December 22, 2014 8:05 AM EST Collins' 'Another Day in Paradise' became the last new leader of the '80s. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey and two solo Beatles. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more ...

  14. Mariah Carey Will Perform at NBC's Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony After All

    December 03, 2014 6:42 PM EST Mariah Carey was set to perform live at NBC's Christmas In Rockefeller Center tree-lighting ceremony Wednesday night until she reportedly showed up late to a scheduled taped performance the night before and was kicked off the show. But now sh ...

  15. LeAnn Rimes Spreads the Holiday Cheer With 'One Christmas' EP Series

    November 24, 2014 6:06 PM EST The holidays are a special time for LeAnn Rimes . That enthusiasm is showcased vividly on the brand-new Yuletide collection One Christmas: Chapter 1. " I really love the Christmas holiday season," she told Billboard . "For this proj ...

  16. Exclusive: Tsu Launches as First Social & Payment Platform Where Users Own Their Content

    October 21, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Facebook ,  Twitter , and their investors may be profiting from user-generated content, but there's one person that's not: the user himself, who sees all the money from targeted ads (how did they know I was looking at those Ugg boots on ...

  17. Remixed LeAnn Rimes Debuts on Dance/Electronic Albums

    August 15, 2014 4:53 PM EDT 7 1 0 Plus, moves for the Chainsmokers, Dillon Francis, Royksopp & Robyn, and Nico & Vinz LeAnn Rimes debuts on Dance/Electronic Albums for the first time, as Dance Like You Don't Give A... Greatest Hits: Remixes bows at No. 16. The album fea ...

  18. America's Music: How Country Popped Its Way Into the Mainstream

    June 02, 2014 4:00 PM EDT 5 4 0 As country music fans from around the world descend upon Nashville for the 2014 CMA Music Festival, the genre seems to be in a pretty good spot right now. The nightly concerts at LP Field have long been sold out, and the artists and songs coming fro ...

  19. LeAnn Rimes to Sing National Anthem at Indy 500

    May 19, 2014 5:56 PM EDT It's one of the biggest events in American sports, so it only makes sense that the Indianapolis 500 will bring out one of America's most versatile singers. It was announced today that country star LeAnn Rimes will sing the national anthem ...

  20. Olympic Hits: Going For The Gold (& Platinum)

    February 07, 2014 10:05 AM EST Just as Olympic athletes have won over the years, so, too, have musical acts on Billboard charts thanks to the Games As the Olympics reclaim the world's sports spotlight in Sochi, Russia, Chart Beat looks back at how the Games have impacted Bi ...

  21. Leann Rimes: Billboard Power 100 Red Carpet 2014

    Leann Rimes: Billboard Power 100 Red Carpet 2014

    January 27, 2014 4:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Leann Rimes: Billboard Power 100 Red Carpet 2014 Power 100 , interview , 2014 , red carpet , Billboard , LeAnn Rimes , LeAnn Rimes Videos LeAnn Rimes ...

  22. Jennifer Hudson Headlining Carnival Cruise Concert Series

    January 22, 2014 7:47 PM EST 0 0 0 Chicago, Foreigner, Daughtry also set to perform during concert series Back when she was a nobody, long before she blasted to stardom on "American Idol" and "Dreamgirls," Jennifer Hudson sang on a cruise ship. And on Wednesday, t ...

  23. Imagine Dragons, AWOLNATION Extend Lengthy Hot 100 Stays

    January 03, 2014 12:55 PM EST Imagine Dragons' 'Radioactive' becomes just the second song to chart for at least 70 weeks, while AWOLNATION's 'Sail' ties for the third-longest run Imagine Dragons and AWOLNATION continue their extraordinary residenc ...

  24. Imagine Dragons, AWOLNATION, Rihanna Hit Hot 100 Milestones

    December 28, 2013 10:05 AM EST 1.28 k 154 5 Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive" ties for the chart's second-longest run, AWOLNATION's "Sail" cruises up among the five longest stays, and Rihanna is just the fourth act to spend at least 50 total weeks at No. ...

  25. AWOLNATION's 'Sail' Keeps On Cruising

    November 15, 2013 11:05 AM EST With a 62nd week on the Billboard Hot 100, the song becomes one of the survey's 10 longest-charting hits As it tallies a 62nd week on the Billboard Hot 100 (ranking at No. 35), AWOLNATION's "Sail" becomes one of the 10 longest ...

  26. Court Dismisses LeAnn Rimes' Invasion of Privacy Suit

    October 30, 2013 8:43 PM EDT An invasion of privacy lawsuit that LeAnn Rimes filed against two Northern California women has been dismissed. Los Angeles court records show the actress-singer's suit against Kimberly Smiley and her daughter Alexis Smiley was dismissed Mond ...

  27. 'Opry Goes Pink' With LeAnn Rimes, Mandisa

    October 25, 2013 6:30 PM EDT Many of country and Gospel's leading ladies turned out at the Grand Ole Opry this past Tuesday for the annual "Opry Goes Pink" performance. A yearly tradition that serves as a partnership between the legendary WSM radio show and Wom ...

  28. Chart Highlights: Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' Leads Pop Songs For 10th Week

    September 09, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Billboard's Song of the Summer is just the 12th title to reach a reign of double-digit weeks on the Pop Songs radio airplay chart. Plus, new No. 1s for Enrique Iglesias and Florida Georgia Line Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a sele ...

  29. Regulators OK AEG's Planned Takeover of London's Wembley Arena

    September 03, 2013 4:55 AM EDT U.S. live event giant AEG Live's bid to take over management of the Wembley Arena has been cleared by Britain's Competition Commission. AEG currently owns and operates the O2 Arena -- which recently played host to Beyonce, Justin Biebe ...

  30. LeAnn Rimes & Eddie Cibrian To Star In VH1 Series

    August 07, 2013 11:52 PM EDT Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes already get a lot of tabloid attention. Now the 40-year-old actor and his singer-actress wife are parlaying their notoriety into a new VH1 series tentatively titled, "LeAnn & Eddie." The six-episode seri ...

  31. Cassadee Pope Enters Hot Country Songs, LeAnn Rimes Returns

    June 13, 2013 2:15 PM EDT The reigning victor of 'The Voice' blasts into the top 10 with her first country radio single, while LeAnn Rimes returns to the Top Country Albums chart's top 10 Third-season (2012) champ of NBC's "The Voice" Cassade ...

  32. Adam Lambert, LeAnn Rimes Flick Off Bullies

    June 04, 2013 2:30 PM EDT Today, images of LeAnn Rimes and Adam Lambert giving cameras the middle finger began circulating around the internet in support of an anti-bullying campaign that embraces a new "F" word -- friendship. Originating in Los Angeles, the F ...

  33. Weekly Chart Notes: Baauer Continues The 'Harlem' Hit Parade

    February 22, 2013 7:05 PM EST While Baauer's new Hot 100 leader, the viral 'Harlem Shake,' encapsulates the Hot 100's evolution to include YouTube data, the New York neighborhood has a rich chart history. Baauer's "Harlem Shake" soars onto t ...

  34. The Year In Chart Headlines, Part 2

    December 21, 2012 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Taylor Swift broke a longstanding record on Country Songs, as did Lil Wayne on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. Plus, new artists continued to break through. Before we move on to 2013, here's a chronological look back at the biggest Billboard chart headl ...

  35. 'X Factor' Finale: Demi Lovato, LeAnn Rimes Among Duet Partners

    December 18, 2012 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 As the "X Factor"'s remaining three competitors prepare for their final battle, they'll have a little professional help. Following suit with last year's tradition, each contestant will be joined by a celebrity musician for a ...

  36. Demi Lovato Vows to Work with Fifth Harmony Post-'X Factor'

    December 17, 2012 8:38 PM EST 0 0 0 "The X Factor" has set a lineup of duets for its final episodes this week, with Tate Stevens singing with Little Big Town , Carly Rose Sonenclar hooking up with LeAnn Rimes and girl group Fifth Harmony joining forces with one of the mentor ...

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  38. Luke Bryan Wins Big at American Country Awards

    December 11, 2012 1:47 AM EST Luke Bryan at the American Country Awards. (Getty Images) Luke Bryan was the top winner at the third annual American Country Music Awards Monday night (Dec. 10) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Bryan took home nine awards, including Male Artist, Sing ...

  39. Luke Bryan Hits Jackpot at American Country Awards

    December 11, 2012 1:00 AM EST 0 0 0 'Tailgates and Tanlines' Star Snags Nine Awards; Carrie Underwood Adds to Her Collection Luke Bryan was the top winner at the third annual American Country Music Awards Monday night (Dec. 10) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Bryan took home n ...

  40. Justin Bieber's Grammy Snub: Why Did 'Believe' Get Overlooked?

    December 06, 2012 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 An Analysis of the teen superstar's lack of nominations. No Bieber, no Grammys. It's a simple statement that became an obvious Twitter hashtag the instant that the 55th annual Grammy Award nominations were announced on Wednesday night (Dec ...

  41. 615 Spotlight: Adelee & Gentry Pop Out

    November 28, 2012 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Once again, this week in the 615 Spotlight , we are going to take a look at something a little different than mainstream country music. Spend any amount of time in Nashville, and you will hear some great gospel, alternative, rock, and pop music. A g ...

  42. Ask Billboard: Chart Ch-ch-Changes

    October 12, 2012 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 A deeper look at the decisions behind Billboard's renovation of the Country, R&B/Hip-Hop, Rock and Latin Songs charts. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@bi ...

  43. TobyMac In The Driver's Seat

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT TobyMac keeps cruising with No. 1 Billboard 200 album and No. 1 Christian single. TobyMac may describe his eclectic, multigenre fusion as "music for the minivan," but it's proved to be a super-charged vehicle that consistently drive ...

  44. Charts

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT TobyMac Brings Christian Music Back To No. 1 For the first time since 1997-and only the third time ever-a Christian album is No. 1 on the Billboard 200. TobyMac lands his first chart-topper, "Eye on It", as it bows with 69,000 copies, ac ...

  45. TobyMac Earns First No. 1 Christian Album on Billboard 200 Since 1997

    September 05, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the first time since 1997 -- and only the third time ever -- a Christian album is No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. TobyMac gets his first chart-topper with "Eye On It," as it bows with 69,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. It ...

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