1. Mark Chesnutt Lights Up New Single, Talks Album Plans and Career Regrets

    May 23, 2013 1:45 PM EDT The music business has changed a lot in the past few years, let alone since 1990. It was the summer of that year when MCA Nashville released "Too Cold At Home," the traditional-styled debut single from Mark Chesnutt. As the singer was ta ...

  2. Mark Chesnutt

    Mark Chesnutt

    28 Albums, 40 Songs

  3. Roots & Boots Tour Unites Trio of Country Veterans

    June 14, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Collectively, Joe Diffie, Sammy Kershaw, and Aaron Tippin have placed over one hundred songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. So, filling up a concert set list is no problem for the talented trio of country singers. Still, there is a defini ...

  4. George Jones Turns 80: 'I Never Thought About Dying'

    September 14, 2011 5:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 A packed house of artists, industry professionals, and a few fans turned out Tuesday (Sept. 13) at Rippy's in downtown Nashville to celebrate the 80th birthday of "The Possum," George Jones . The Country Music Hall of Famer, who has p ...

  5. That's How Country Boys (And Girls) Roll

    August 03, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 'GOOD' JOB, JERROD: Billboard's Country Songs chart, to be refreshed, along with all surveys, Thursday on billboard.com, sports several notable feats this week, beginning at the summit. Jerrod Niemann notches his first No. 1, as " ...

  6. Ask Billboard: Who's Bigger, Def Leppard Or Poison?

    March 12, 2010 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. TALK DIRTY TO, AND POUR SOME SUGA ...

  7. Chart Beat: "Glee," Kris Allen, Steve Martin

    May 28, 2009 3:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 'GLEE' AMONG RECORD-SETTING CLUB: In a week dominated by "American Idol," it's another Fox TV-related show that spurs the biggest splash on the Billboard Hot 100. Of course, having "Idol" as a lead-in helped the mu ...

  8. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  9. Chart Beat: Michael Buble, ABBA, Taylor Swift

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart action from Michael Buble, ABBA and Taylor Swift. 'HOME' IS WHERE THE CHART IS: Michael Buble is No. 1 on Hot Country Songs? Yes. But as a songwriter, not an artist. Buble topped the Adult Contemporary survey three yea ...

  10. Coty, Murrah Music Ink Exclusive Deal

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Songwriter Neal Coty has signed an exclusive songwriter’s agreement with Nashville-based Murrah Music Group. Coty’s songs include Blake Shelton’s “Playboys of the Southwestern World,” Craig Morgan’s “Every Friday Afternoon” and Mark Chesnutt’s “Sh ...

  11. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  12. Chart Beat Chat

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats," ringles, Reba McEntire and more! WILL RINGLES STAR ON THE HOT 100? Hi Fred, First of all let me tell you how much I enjoy reading your column every week. I saw that C ...

  13. Chart Beat

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses the country charts, Soulja Boy, Paul Anka and more! 'MORE' IS THE MOST: It was a momentous event in the history of the Hot Country Songs chart last week when Kenny Chesney tied the record for the highest debut (since the cha ...

  14. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  15. 34OnTV

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 21-27, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 21 "7th Avenue Drop," Fuse Featured artist(s): Jurassic 5. "When The Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts, Acts 1 & 2," HBO Featured artist(s): Donald Harrison, Ter ...

  16. Country Acts Salute Jones On 'God's Country'

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Sammy Kershaw, Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Lawrence are the first acts confirmed to participate in the George Jones tribute album "God's Country." Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Sammy Kershaw, Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Lawr ...

  17. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  18. Jones' 'Special Guests' Expanded, Reissued

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 1979 duets album "George Jones: My Very Special Guests" has grown nearly three times larger for its May 31 reissue by Columbia/Legacy. The 1979 duets album "George Jones: My Very Special Guests" has grown nearly three times l ...

  19. Savin' the Honky Tonk

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If anybody could save the honky-tonk, it's Mark Chesnutt. If anybody could save the honky-tonk, it's Mark Chesnutt. Arguably the purest hardcore country singer to break in the video age, he drops any pretension of being a country pop artis ...

  20. Vivaton Signs Mark Chesnutt

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mark Chesnutt has signed a new record deal with fledgling Nashville label Vivaton Records. Mark Chesnutt has signed a new record deal with fledgling Nashville label Vivaton Records. Chesnutt's alliance with Vivaton reunites him with Shelia Sh ...

  21. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steve ...

  22. Sony Music Nashville Slashes Artist Roster

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New Sony Music Nashville president John Grady has cut in half the artist roster for the company's four imprints -- Columbia, Epic, Monument, and Lucky Dog. New Sony Music Nashville president John Grady has cut in half the artist roster for the ...

  23. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steve ...

  24. Mark Chesnutt

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Save an unfortunate if hugely successful one-off in Diane Warren territory, no one ever accused Mark Chesnutt of going pop. Save an unfortunate if hugely successful one-off in Diane Warren territory, no one ever accused Mark Chesnutt of going pop. I ...

  25. Jackson, Brooks & Dunn Triple Up At ACMs

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Contemporary country mainstays Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson each walked away from the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards last night (May 22) with three statuettes. "Where Were You Contemporary country mainstays Brooks & ...

  26. ACM Awards Add Star Performers

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, and Trisha Yearwood are among the latest performers to be added to the upcoming 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards ceremony. The performance lineup for Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, and Trisha Yea ...

  27. Fan Fair Lineup Expands

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nashville's Fan Fair 2002 has added a host of artists to its immense roster of previously announced talent. Alabama, Bill Anderson, David Ball, Tracy Byrd, Mark Chesnutt, Charlie Daniels, Montgomery G Nashville's Fan Fair 2002 has added a ...

  28. Rockin' Roadhouse Tour Sets First Round Of Dates

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Rockin' Roadhouse tour, featuring country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, and Joe Diffie, has announced the first volley of what is expected to be a total of 75 dates through Dec. 31. The t The Rockin' Roadhouse tour , featuring ...

  29. Chesnutt, Lawrence, Diffie Plan 'Roadhouse' Trek

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, and Joe Diffie will team up for the Rockin' Roadhouse tour this summer. An itinerary is still being finalized, but the trek is due to begin June 20 and l Country artists Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawren ...

  30. Nashville Stars Sign On For CF Benefit

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vince Gill, Richard Marx, Kenny Loggins, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Chesney, Tammy Cochran and SHeDAISY will perform Oct. 1 at Nashville's All Star Music Bash, a charitable event that will benefit the Cy Vince Gill, Richard Marx, Kenny Loggins, Mi ...

  31. Ten Rounds

    July 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tracy Byrd is a country singer who sings country songs. And the fiddle is there because it's supposed to be. Tracy Byrd is a country singer who sings country songs. And the fiddle is there because it's supposed to be. Byrd's muscular ...

  32. Robert Earl Keen Hopes New Disc Will Defy 'Gravity'

    July 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Already a monster act in his home state of Texas, singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen is making serious inroads in many other markets. Hopes are that Keen's new Lost Highway release, "Gravitational For Already a monster act in his home stat ...

  33. Country Stars Gather For Detroit 'Hoedown'

    April 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mark Chesnutt, Trick Pony, Tanya Tucker, Chris Cagle, and the Kentucky Headhunters are among the country acts who will perform at the 19th annual Budweiser Downtown Hoedown, set for May 18-20 at Detro Mark Chesnutt, Trick Pony, Tanya Tucker, Chris C ...