1. Terri Clark Enlists Fans' Help for New Album

    March 20, 2014 6:10 PM EDT 1.742 k 36 0 Veteran country hitmaker Terri Clark is working on a brand new album – one that teams her with one of Nashville's top producers, Michael Knox. "I've known him for a long time," she told Billboard of the man behind the glas ...

  2. Kathy Spanberger

    November 29, 2012 6:32 PM EST President/CEO, peermusic Deal-Making Fireworks For peermusic president/CEO Kathy Spanberger, the last 12 months have involved a lot of deal-making. She and her team signed writer Tyrese Gibson and a co-­publishing deal for the band Dead Sara, and ...

  3. 'Nashville' Soundtrack Gets Dec. 11 Release

    November 13, 2012 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Big Machine Records will release the soundtrack to ABC's new hit drama "Nashville" on Dec. 11. The album will feature 11 performances from the cast members Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Clare Bowe ...

  4. Backbeat: Broken Bow Celebrates Jason Aldean, Dustin Lynch, New Label at Pre-CMAs Bash

    November 01, 2012 6:12 PM EDT From left: Broken Bow Music Group GM Rick Shedd, new artist Lindsay Ell, BBR Music Group president/CEO Benny Brown (Photo: Deborah Evans Price) "There's a lot to be excited about" Benny Brown, Broken Bow pres./CEO While zombies, wit ...

  5. 'Hey, Joe Diffie!' Jason Aldean Gives '90s Star a Shout on New Album

    September 20, 2012 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Get ready to shout "Joe Diffie!" at Aldean concerts ... "Pretty dang cool," says classic country singer Ten songs in, Jason Aldean 's new album, "Night Train," throws out a curve ball that will have crowds of 20-so ...

  6. Jason Alden is the Leader of the New School

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Jason Aldean's trademark blend of Country basics and rock attitude has put him at the front of a new country scene and moved him to multiplatinum stadium status. hatever its original purpose, the out-building at Jason Aldean's sprawling ...

  7. Eric Church, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Lead CMA Award Nominations

    September 05, 2012 10:36 AM EDT Eric Church grabbed five nominations for this year's CMA Awards -- including nods for Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year for Chief , and three nominations for hit song "Springsteen -- to lead all artists, with husband and wife ...

  8. Jason Aldean Not Trying to Top 'Party' With New Album

    August 27, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "If you start to think that way, you're gonna set yourself up for failure" It turns out Jason Aldean had been sitting on one of the biggest hits of his career for quite some time. The country star tells Billboard that his latest singl ...

  9. Jason Aldean's 'Night Train' Arrives in October

    August 20, 2012 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 With first single "Take a Little Ride" already off to a fantastic start, Jason Aldean 's fifth album has received a title, release date and official track list. "Night Train," the 15-song follow-up to 2010's "My Ki ...

  10. Single Reviews: Kreayshawn, Jason Aldean, and Two Door Cinema Club

    August 02, 2012 4:00 PM EDT KREAYSHAWN Go Hard (La La La) (3:38) Producers: Boys Noize, Free School, Moritz Friedrich, Jonas Jeberg Writers: various Publishers: various Columbia Records With debut album "Somethin' Bout Kreay" on the cusp of release, Kreayshawn ...

  11. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean Score Big With ACM Nominations

    January 26, 2012 12:25 PM EST 0 0 0 It was a big morning for Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean as the nominations for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Award were announced. Nominees were announced online via the first-ever ACM digital press conference this morning on the Academy& ...

  12. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift Lead Academy of Country Music Awards Noms

    January 26, 2012 11:58 AM EST Nominations were announced for the 47th Academy of Country Music Awards on Thursday. Kenny Chesney leads with nine nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, a category he has won four times since 2004. Following him in nominations is Jason A ...

  13. Jason Aldean Already Has 'Pile of 20, 25 Songs' for Next Album

    September 20, 2011 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jason Aldean is eyeballing October to hit the studio and start working on his fifth album -- the follow-up to 2010's triple-platinum "My Kind of Party" and its three (so far) platinum or better hits. "I'm really excited abou ...

  14. Country's 10 Most Anticipated Fall Albums

    September 09, 2011 4:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 From three members of the Country Music Hall of Fame to the current CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, there's a ton of reasons to be excited about this fall when it comes to music. A week-by-week look, starting with George Strait and including h ...

  15. Trace Adkins Readies 'Proud To Be Here' In Wake of Home Fire

    August 01, 2011 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although Trace Adkins' new album, "Proud to be Here," arrives Aug. 2 through Show Dog Universal, the Louisiana-born singer has other things on his mind. "It's really been hard," says Adkins, whose Brentwood, Tenn. home ...

  16. Lady Antebellum Leads Year-End Country Charts

    December 10, 2010 3:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Turns out we were right. Lady Antebellum , which Billboard tipped as an artist to watch two years ago, closes this year as the hottest act in country music -- and beyond. The trio -- Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood -- leads several of ...

  17. Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood Toasted As 'CMT Artists of the Year'

    December 01, 2010 1:54 PM EST 0 0 0 They gathered to honor CMT's five artists of the year, but the night was more like a celebration of music without borders. CMT feted Taylor Swift , Carrie Underwood , Lady Antebellum , Jason Aldean and Zac Brown Band at the taping of "2010 ...

  18. Trace Adkins 'Back in Town' with New Album

    July 16, 2010 3:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Trace Adkins rolled into Spencer, Iowa, on Sept. 20, 2009, to headline the Clay County Fair, little did the veteran country singer know that the date would change the course of his career. "Here we are at this fair in Iowa in the middle of ...

  19. Review: Jason Aldean Delivers Guitar-Driven ‘Relentless’

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jason Aldean: “Relentless” Producer: Michael Knox Broken Bow Release Date: May 29 Jason Aldean and producer Michael Knox set the bar high on Aldean's self-titled, platinum 2005 debut. Thankfully, Aldean's second album delivers as well. & ...