1. Summer Music Preview: Countrywide

    May 23, 2012 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 Edens Edge Album title: Edens Edge Label: Big Machine Records Management: Virginia Davis, B.A.D. Release date: June 12 Big Machine Label Group president/CEO Scott Borchetta offered Edens Edge a deal after seeing the band perform at the annual Nashvill ...

  2. Martina McBride Goes for 'Organic and Rootsy' on 11th Album

    October 06, 2011 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Martina McBride releases her eleventh studio album (appropriately titled "Eleven") on Oct. 11, it will mark her very first project for Republic Nashville -- after a very successful run with RCA. Releasing her first album, "The Ti ...

  3. Kellie Pickler to Perform at Billboard Country Music Summit's Closing Party

    May 26, 2011 4:41 PM EDT Kellie Pickler, who has enjoyed great success as a BNA/Sony Music Nashville recording artist since her stint as an "American Idol" finalist, will perform at the Billboard Country Music Summit 's closing party on Tuesday, June 7 in N ...

  4. Sara Evans Returns 'Stronger' On First Album in Six Years

    March 07, 2011 7:03 AM EST 0 0 0 In 2005, Missouri-born singer/songwriter Sara Evans was on a roll. Her album "Real Fine Place" hit No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and the single "A Real Fine Place to Start" became her fourth No. 1. In the spr ...

  5. Yearwood Back On Track

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Successful artists can often feel like they are on a fast-moving treadmill that never stops. Trisha Yearwood took the risk of stepping off and has no regrets. After a self-imposed hiatus, she will retur ...

  6. McCoury Tops Bluegrass Awards Winners

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury won his ninth entertainer of the year award at the 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards last night (Oct. 7) at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury won his ninth entertainer of th ...

  7. International Bluegrass Music Awards Winners

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Winners of the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. Below are the winners of the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. ENTER ...

  8. 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, to be presented Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Ky. The show is the centerpiece of the International Music Bluegrass Mus Below are the nominees for the 15th annual Inter ...

  9. Hot Product

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Vince Gill, John Mayer, Kenny Lattimore/Chante Moore, and more. That 'Thing' He Does After years of working with producer Tony Brown, Vince Gill decided to produce his new MCA album, "Next Big Thing," o ...

  10. 'Next Big Thing' For Gill Is A New Album, Tour

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Vince Gill may be a veteran country artist, but if you believe the title of his forthcoming MCA Nashville album, he's the "Next Big Thing." He'll be hitting the road to support the a ...

  11. 2002 ASCAP Country Music Awards

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Here are the winning songs from the 40th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held Nov. 4 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Listed below the song title is the songwriter and publisher. Ain't Nothing 'Bout Yo ...

  12. Kevin Denney

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kevin Denney may well be the best of a promising crop of male vocalists from the class of '02. Kevin Denney may well be the best of a promising crop of male vocalists from the class of '02. He owns a sincere, lights-out baritone with plent ...

  13. The 'Great' Journey Of Willie Nelson

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Upon a casual listen, Willie Nelson's forthcoming Lost Highway album, "The Great Divide," sounds like it could be pages ripped from the Red-Headed Stranger's road-worn journal. Themes of passionate re Upon a casual listen, Willie ...

  14. Alright Guy

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gary Allan has flirted with a major breakthrough on three previous releases, and with any luck, Alright Guy's edgier, superbly chosen fare will take him over the top. It's his best album yet, from the Gary Allan has flirted with a major br ...

  15. Never Love You Enough

    September 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chely Wright is blessed with a wealth of talent as a songwriter and vocalist, but her commercial output seems to get mired in the image-making process. Chely Wright is blessed with a wealth of talent as a songwriter and vocalist, but her commercial ...

  16. From the Heart

    September 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gene Watson is perhaps one of country's most under-appreciated vocalists, and on From the Heart he serves up a big ol' slice of country pie, conveyed via a gravity-defying tenor and top-notch musician Gene Watson is perhaps one of country& ...

  17. Jim Lauderdale Delivers 'The Other Sessions'

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jim Lauderdale's June 12 debut album for Dualtone Records, "The Other Sessions," derives its title from the fact that it was recorded after the completion of his originally intended album last August. Jim Lauderdale's June 12 deb ...