1. Marty Stuart Talks Mixing Country & Gospel on New Double Album

    September 26, 2014 6:32 PM EDT 'Saturday Night and Sunday Morning' comes out Tuesday. 2014 has been a creative watershed year for Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives . The band continues to play for packed houses across America, and they're working on an ...

  2. Marty Stuart Announces Double Album (Exclusive Details + Song Premiere)

    May 22, 2014 10:13 AM EDT Marty Stuart has a new double album in the works. "Saturday Night & Sunday Morning" arrives Sept. 30 on his own Superlatone label, and Billboard has an exclusive premiere of one of its tracks. Listen to "Rough Around the Edges,&q ...

  3. Paul Martin of The Fabulous Superlatives Talks 'Kentucky Jukebox'

    February 17, 2014 3:36 PM EST 0 0 0 For the most part, small town local radio has faded into the past – thanks to voice tracking and satellite programming. However, go back 25 to 30 years, and those stations were alive and vibrant – and usually featured their own live musical show. WW ...

  4. Marty Stuart, Fabulous Superlatives Shine on Staples, Deep Cuts: Live Review

    February 10, 2014 9:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Country stars dive into catalog at Nashville show Going to a Marty Stuart show is somewhat of a different experience than most country music concerts. Hit records aren’t necessarily front and center. Friday night’s show at the Franklin Theatre was a ...

  5. Backbeat: Marty Stuart Welcomes New Talent and Veteran Performers to His 12th-Annual Late Night Jam

    June 06, 2013 3:48 PM EDT “I believe in the youngsters,” Marty Stuart , the singer, songwriter and organizer of Wednesday night's 12th-annual "Late Night Jam," told Billboard.biz. “I was thinking back over the guest list today, and it’s kind of staggeri ...

  6. George Jones: Connie Smith, Marty Stuart, Shelia Shipley, Evelyn Shriver, Many More Share Memories

    April 26, 2013 5:57 PM EDT 6 1.955 k 20 0 0 George Jones, considered by many to be the greatest country singer in history, died Friday morning (April 26) in Nashville after a brief hospitalization. He was 81. In the hours after his death, Billboard.biz spoke with some of his friend ...

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  8. Album Reviews: Don Williams, Josh Turner, Usher

    June 14, 2012 2:05 PM EDT DON WILLIAMS And So It Goes Producers: Garth Fundis, Don Williams Sugar Hill Records Release Date: June 19 It's been a few years since the "Gentle Giant" has graced us with new music. But Country Music Hall of Famer Don Williams ret ...

  9. Josh Turner Releases 'Punching Bag,' Tries Out Nicknames

    June 13, 2012 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 All throughout country music history, many artists have nicknames. George Jones is known as "The Possum." Bill Anderson is known as "Whisperin' Bill," and Josh Turner might become known by one of two different monikers that ...

  10. Keith Urban Joins Grand Ole Opry

    April 23, 2012 2:58 PM EDT (Photo: Chris Hollo) This past weekend, one of country music's most exclusive clubs added one more name to the list with the induction of Keith Urban into the cast of the Grand Ole Opry Saturday. After performing his hits "Days Go By&quo ...

  11. Keith Urban Joins Grand Ole Opry

    April 23, 2012 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 'I Fully Dedicate Myself to the Future of Country Music,' He Says at Induction This past weekend, one of country music's most exclusive clubs added one more name to the list with the induction of Keith Urban into the cast of the Grand ...

  12. Marty Stuart Releases Churning, Twang-Filled 'Woodpile'

    April 20, 2012 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Forty years ago this fall, Marty Stuart rode a Greyhound to Nashville from the streets of Philadelphia -- Mississippi. His intention was to visit with Roland White, the mandolin player for Lester Flatt. Stuart had no idea that he would be offered a ...

  13. Banjo Man: Remembering Earl Scruggs

    March 29, 2012 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chet Atkins played the guitar. Bob Wills played the fiddle. Earl Scruggs played the banjo, and did he ever. Scruggs, who passed away yesterday at the age of 88, revolutionized the way that the banjo was played, influencing countless musicians in the ...

  14. Connie Smith Enjoys Her Hall of Fame Moment

    March 16, 2012 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was just an ordinary evening in the household of Connie Smith and her husband, Marty Stuart, when they were interrupted. "Marty and I were in the kitchen about suppertime, and the phone rang," Smith recalls in an interview with Billboar ...

  15. Garth Brooks Among Three Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

    March 06, 2012 1:20 PM EST Country superstar Garth Brooks, singer Connie Smith and keyboard player Hargus "Pig" Robbins are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Billboard Partners With 'Stache, Target for Country Music Mini-Mag The announceme ...

  16. Garth Brooks Leads 2012 Country Hall of Fame Inductees

    March 06, 2012 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Connie Smith, Hargus "Pig" Robbins Also Become Members Country superstar Garth Brooks , singer Connie Smith and keyboard player Hargus "Pig" Robbins are the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. The announcement was m ...

  17. Marshall Grant, Who Brought 'Boom Chicka Boom' to Johnny Cash's Band, Dies

    August 09, 2011 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Not all pioneers know exactly where they're going, and that was definitely the case for Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two. Cash, guitarist Luther Perkins and bassist Marshall Grant - the last surviving member of the group who passed away Sund ...

  18. Brad Paisley 'This Is Country Music': Track-By-Track Review

    May 24, 2011 11:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country Music has sometimes been described as three chords and the truth, but leave it to Brad Paisley to demonstrate just how much more expansive the genre can be on his new album, "This is Country Music." Produced by his longtime collabo ...

  19. Brad Paisley: The Billboard Cover Story

    April 08, 2011 2:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Brad Paisley and longtime friend/collaborator Chris DuBois wrote "This Is Country Music," they knew they'd penned more than a catchy title track. They had a blueprint. "The song itself is what inspired the album, which is th ...

  20. Brad Paisley: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 4:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Brad Paisley "This Is Country Music" April 19 One of the chart-topping hits from his last album was titled "Welcome to the Future." But the Country Music Assn.'s reigning entertainer of the year Brad Paisley decided to take ...

  21. Ray Charles and Johnny Cash 'Lost' Duet Surfaces

    October 22, 2010 3:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The discovery of letters involving two icons of American music- Johnny Cash and Ray Charles -has led to the release of a "lost" duet the two recorded nearly 30 years ago. "Why Me, Lord?," written by Kris Kristofferson , was recor ...

  22. Despite Floods, Grand Ole Opry Held Across Town

    May 05, 2010 7:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 The venue was different, the tickets were handwritten and the gear was cobbled together. But the floodwaters that deluged Nashville couldn't stop The Grand Ole Opry. Marty Stuart kicked off Tuesday night's show, which was moved to the city ...

  23. Despite Floods, Grand Ole Opry Held Across Town

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The venue was different, the tickets were handwritten and the gear was cobbled together. But the floodwaters that deluged Nashville couldn't stop the Grand Ole Opry . Marty Stuart kicked off Tuesday night's (May 4) show, which was moved ...

  24. This Day in Music

    December 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is 51. Macmichael formed Cutting Crew in 1985 with English vocalist Nick Van Eede, and the new group quickly sco 2002 - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael d ...

  25. Warren Haynes Still Jamming For Charity

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Warren Haynes is pleased to report that in 20 years of annual Christmas Jams in his hometown of Asheville, N.C., he's never once had to don a Santa cap. "I did that when I was a teenager once, and it Warren Haynes is pleased to report that ...

  26. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontai ...

  27. Cash 'Folsom' Box Loaded With Unreleased Tracks

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new three-disc CD/DVD box set that features unreleased material from Johnny Cash's legendary 1968 concerts at Folsom State Prison in California will be released Oct. 14 via Columbia/Legacy. A new three-disc CD/DVD box set that features unrele ...

  28. Tritt May Team With Marty Stuart For New Album

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With his latest album, "The Storm," moribund due to Category 5 Records' business problems, Travis Tritt is looking towards his next album -- and the commemoration of his 20th year as a recording artis With his latest album, "The ...

  29. This Day in Music

    July 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Halfway into the first song of the band's encore for their Mannheim, Germany show, Iron Maiden guitarist Janick Gers falls loses his footing and plunges 10-feet off the front of the stage and i 2000 - Halfway into the first song of the b ...

  30. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Marty Stuart hosts his fifth annual Late Night Jam at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. 2006 - Marty Stuart hosts his fifth annual Late Night Jam at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. 2003 - Beck is prevented from performing at the Field Day ...

  31. The Billboard Q&A: Dolly Parton

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Since arriving in Nashville at 18 and being introduced to America on "The Porter Wagoner Show," Dolly Parton has written some of the most enduring songs in the pop and country canons, conquered film, Since arriving in Nashville at 18 and b ...

  32. This Day in Music

    December 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is 51. Macmichael formed Cutting Crew in 1985 with English vocalist Nick Van Eede, and the new group quickly sco 2002 - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael d ...

  33. Porter Wagoner Moved To Hospice Care

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Porter Wagoner, who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, has been released from the hospital and moved to hospice care. Porter Wagoner, who was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, has been released from the hospital and moved to hospice care. W ...

  34. The Billboard Q&A: Charlie Daniels

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At 71 years old, Charlie Daniels still sets a creative pace few can match. Whether touring, authoring a book or churning out another great album, he approaches each project with a sense of creative vi At 71 years old, Charlie Daniels still sets a cr ...

  35. The Billboard Q&A: Merle Haggard

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hard as it is to believe, Merle Haggard has never made a bluegrass album in his more than 40 years of recording. Until now. For the first time in 80-some records, "The Bluegrass Sessions" puts Hag, as Hard as it is to believe, Merle Haggar ...

  36. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontai ...

  37. This Day in Music

    July 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Halfway into the first song of the band's encore for their Mannheim, Germany show, Iron Maiden guitarist Janick Gers falls loses his footing and plunges 10-feet off the front of the stage and i 2000 - Halfway into the first song of the b ...

  38. Music On TV: June 25 - July 1

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 25 - July 1, 2007. MONDAY, June 25 "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Unk, Mims, Don Cheadle. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Kelly Clarkson. "The Late Show With David Letterman,& ...

  39. Yearwood Joins ACM Ceremony

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Trisha Yearwood, Rhonda Vincent and Ashley Monroe will perform at an Academy of Country Music special awards ceremony honoring Dolly Parton, Don Williams, the late Harlan Howard, the late Waylon Jennings and the late Buck Owens, among others. The ...

  40. Music On TV: June 11-17

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 11-17, 2007. MONDAY, June 11 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also featured: Jessica McClure). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Rihanna (also featured: Kim Coles; Seth Green). "Tav ...

  41. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Marty Stuart hosts his fifth annual Late Night Jam at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. 2006 - Marty Stuart hosts his fifth annual Late Night Jam at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. 2003 - Beck is prevented from performing at the Field Day ...

  42. Stagecoach Festival / May 5-6, 2007 / Indio, Calif. (Empire Polo Field)

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was craft versus showbiz at the first Stagecoach festival held this past weekend (May 5-6) in Indio, Calif. For the audience, the calculated formulas that rule country airwaves won hands down, thou It was craft versus showbiz at the first Stageco ...

  43. Chesney, Brooks & Dunn Wrap Up Stagecoach Fest

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The first Stagecoach country music festival wrapped yesterday (May 6) in Indio, Calif., with back-to-back headlining sets at the Empire Polo Field from tour mates Kenny Chesney and Brooks & Dunn. The first Stagecoach country music festival wrapp ...

  44. Country Vet Wagoner Preps New Release

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country legend Porter Wagoner will be releasing his next album on June 5 via Anti-. "Wagonmaster" was helmed by famed producer and musician Marty Stuart. One feature of the 17-track set is a cover of Country legend Porter Wagoner will be r ...

  45. Country Descending On Desert For Stagecoach Fest

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach festival, which, as previously reported, will be held May 5-6 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif., the site of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Fe The lineup is set for the inaugural Stagecoach f ...

  46. 02OnTV

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 8-14, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Jennifer Hudson (also scheduled: David Arquette). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s ...

  47. This Day in Music

    December 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Country Music Hall of Fame member Kitty Wells, 81, and her husband, Johnny Wright, 86, perform their farewell show in Nashville. Appearing at the Nashville Night Life Club, they entertai 2002 - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin ...

  48. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly &am ...

  49. Gov't Mule Has Leg Up On Next Album

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Warren Haynes and company are still high on Gov't Mule's latest album, "High & Mighty." But the guitarist says there was enough largesse from the sessions to give the quartet a leg up on its next Warren Haynes and company are ...

  50. Tweedy, Costello, Jones Enliven New Louvin Album

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Elvis Costello and George Jones are among the artists pitching in on country legend Charlie Louvin's first new album in more than a decade. The self-titled 12-track set will arriv Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Elvis Costel ...

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