1. 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 ...

  2. Q&A: Rascal Flatts

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rascal Flatts has achieved in six short years what many acts can only hope for in the length of a career. Rascal Flatts has achieved in six short years what many acts can only hope for in the length of a career. In addition to numerous awards, the b ...

  3. Rascal Flatts Reveals 2006 Tour Plans

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country upstarts Rascal Flatts will begin a late winter tour Feb. 2 in Grand Rapids, Mich., and will be on the road through March 25 in Lafayette, Ark. Country upstarts Rascal Flatts will begin a late winter tour Feb. 2 in Grand Rapids, Mich., and w ...

  4. Grammy Nominations: Artists React

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With news of Grammy Awards nominations sinking in, statements are flying as record labels recognize the nods received for the Recording Academy's 48th annual event. Among the notices, top nominee Kany With news of Grammy Awards nominations sink ...

  5. Carey, West, Legend Top Grammy Nominees

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With eight nominations each, Mariah Carey, John Legend and Kanye West lead the field for the 48th annual Grammy Awards. 50 Cent, Beyoncé, the Black Eyed Peas' Will.i.am and Stevie Wonder have six With eight nominations each, Mariah Carey, John ...

  6. Steele, Paisley Top NSAI Award Winners

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Nashville Songwriters Assn. International named Jeffrey Steele songwriter of the year at an awards dinner held last night (Oct. 16) at Nashville's Renaissance Hotel. Steele, who won NSAI's songwri The Nashville Songwriters Assn. Inte ...

  7. Final 2005 CMA Awards Nominees

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Final nominees for the 2005 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Below are the final nominees for the 2005 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. The 39th annual event will be held Nov. 15 at New York's Madison Square Garden and broadcast li ...

  8. 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Academy of Country Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 17 in Las Vegas: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR BROOKS & DUNN KENNY CHESNEY TOBY KEITH TIM McGRAW KEITH URBAN TOP MAL ...

  9. Tanya Tucker Returns On Her Own Label

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When a co-writing session begins with one collaborator angrily wielding a shotgun and a bottle of Crown Royal, one wouldn't expect the pairing to end in an engagement and an impressive new album. B ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Shedaisy Hopes Critics Won't 'Knock' On 'Sky'

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Rarely has an act generated a more polarized response from fans and industry pundits than Shedaisy. Selling more than 1.7 million copies of its 1999 Lyric Street debut, "The Whole Shebang,& ...

  12. Adamson Autopsy Shows High Alcohol Level

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stuart Adamson, lead singer and guitarist for the Scottish rock band Big Country, had a high blood-alcohol level in his system when he committed suicide in a Honolulu hotel last month, according to ci Stuart Adamson, lead singer and guitarist for th ...

  13. Update: Former Big Country Singer Dies

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Stuart Adamson, former lead singer of Scottish rock act Big Country, was found dead yesterday (Dec. 16) in a hotel room in Hawaii. He was 43. Stuart Adamson, former lead singer of Scottish rock act Big Country, was found dead yesterday (Dec. 16) in ...

  14. Sara Evans Leads CMA Awards Nominees

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With nominations in five categories, RCA artist Sara Evans leads the contenders for the 35th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Other multiple nominees include Brooks & Dunn and Alan J With nominations in five categories, RCA artist ...