1. Eli Young Band's Long Road to Country Songs No. 1

    November 10, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Also: Miranda Lambert Tops Country Album Chart... Yet Again Eli Young Band claims their first No. 1 on the radio-fueled Country Songs chart this week with "Crazy Girl," completing the third-longest climb in the modern era of the radio-fuel ...

  2. Miranda Lambert Makes 'Record' Start on Country Charts As First Four Albums Debut At No. 1

    November 10, 2011 2:00 PM EST When it comes to Billboard chart history, Miranda Lambert couldn't have picked a better title for her latest album, "Four the Record." The singer becomes the only artist in the almost 48-year history of Billboard's Top Country ...

  3. Miranda Lambert Makes 'Record' Start on Country Albums

    November 10, 2011 10:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Radio Catches Up to What Consumers Have Known All Along When it comes to Billboard chart history, Miranda Lambert couldn't have picked a better title for her latest album, "Four the Record." The singer becomes the only artist in the a ...

  4. That CMA Speech? Miranda Lambert Has 'No Idea What I Said'

    November 10, 2011 10:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Miranda Lambert is having a great week. On the eve of her birthday, Lambert took home her second consecutive CMA female vocalist of the year trophy and her new album, "Four the Record," debuts at No. 1 this week on the Top Country Albums c ...

  5. Taylor Swift, The Band Perry Win Big at 2011 CMA Awards

    November 09, 2011 11:56 PM EST It was a mix of old favorites and new blood at the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards, as many acts on the show claimed their first trophies. The first award of the night was proof of this, as Republic Nashville's The Band Perry, th ...

  6. CMA Awards: Taylor Swift Reclaims Top Prize

    November 09, 2011 11:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry Shine on Country's Biggest Night It was a mix of old favorites and new blood at the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards, as many acts on the show claimed their first trophies. The first aw ...

  7. 2011 CMAs: The Stars Have Arrived

    November 09, 2011 8:00 PM EST 0 0 0 There will be no shortage of star power at the 2011 Country Music Awards. Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood sparkled on the red carpet before the Nashville, Tenn., ceremony on Wednesday night -- literally, thanks to their studded gowns. Country&# ...

  8. CMAs Preview & Predictions: Entertainer of the Year

    November 09, 2011 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 It's a man's world, especially for the entertainer of the year category at tonight's CMAs. It's a near-carbon copy of the male vocalist nominees, save for a Taylor Swift-Kenny Chesney swap. To get you ready for the big show (Toni ...

  9. Justin Bieber's 'Mistletoe' Brightens Billboard 200 With No. 1 Debut

    November 09, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Justin Bieber continues to break records on Billboard's charts, as his "Under the Mistletoe" album debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 210,000 in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. The collection is the first Chr ...

  10. CMAs Preview & Predictions: Female Vocalist

    November 09, 2011 10:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Five very familiar faces are vying for female vocalist of the year honors at the CMAs. In fact, they're pretty much the only ladies who ever win. To get you ready for the big show (Wednesday night at 8/7c) The 615 is offering our pick, not that ...

  11. Justin Bieber to Unwrap a Billboard 200 No. 1

    November 04, 2011 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Building Chart: Debuts From Wale, Susan Boyle, Florence Could Fill the Top 10 As reported earlier this week, Justin Bieber 's first holiday album, "Under the Mistletoe," is about to decorate the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 chart. ...

  12. Win Signed Miranda Lambert Billboard Cover Posters

    November 04, 2011 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week, Miranda Lambert kicked off our new country music column, The 615 , in style with a Billboard Live Q&A. Not only did she chat about her brand new album, "Four The Record," her Pistol Annies girl-group project, and much more, ...

  13. Justin Bieber's 'Mistletoe' Album Aiming for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    November 02, 2011 8:36 PM EDT The top 10 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week should welcome new releases from the likes of Justin Bieber, Wale, Susan Boyle and Miranda Lambert, to name a few. Bieber's first Christmas effort, "Under the Mistletoe," will l ...

  14. Justin Bieber's 'Mistletoe' Album Heading for No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart

    November 02, 2011 7:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 The top 10 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week should welcome new releases from the likes of Justin Bieber , Wale , Susan Boyle and Miranda Lambert , to name a few. Bieber's first Christmas effort, "Under the Mistletoe," will ...

  15. Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 3: Pistol Annies, Being On Stage

    Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 3: Pistol Annies, Being On Stage

    November 02, 2011 4:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 3: Pistol Annies, Being On Stage interview , Miranda Lambert , live Q&A , Miranda Lambert , Interview Videos Miranda Lambert Interview ...

  16. Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 4: Track Choice, Marriage, Fans, Solo Career

    Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 4: Track Choice, Marriage, Fans, Solo Career

    November 02, 2011 4:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 4: Track Choice, Marriage, Fans, Solo Career interview , Miranda Lambert , live Q&A , Miranda Lambert , Interview Videos Miranda Lambert Interview ...

  17. Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 2: Partners, Duets

    Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 2: Partners, Duets

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  18. Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 1: Doing Morning Shows, New Album

    Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 1: Doing Morning Shows, New Album

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  19. Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 5: Weirdest Autograph, TV Career, Blake Shelton

    Miranda Lambert LIVE Q&A Part 5: Weirdest Autograph, TV Career, Blake Shelton

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  20. Miranda Lambert Live Q&A: Watch Again

    November 01, 2011 8:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Miranda Lambert Watch Again! Country's resident badass chick and recent Billboard cover star Miranda Lambert is coming up on a big week. On Nov. 1, she released "Four the Record" -- her (you guessed it) fourth record -- ...

  21. Miranda Lambert Song Premiere: "Dear Diamond"

    October 27, 2011 1:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 With a new girl group project ( Pistol Annies ) and a wedding to Blake Shelton, it's been a banner year for country music favorite Miranda Lambert already. But next week on Nov. 1, the Billboard cover star makes it even better by releasing a br ...

  22. Lionel Richie Bringing Country Duets To CMA Awards

    October 26, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two and a half decades years after his last performance at the Country Music Association Awards, Lionel Richie will return to the CMAs stage this year to perform cuts from his upcoming country duets album, "Tuskegee." The pop/R&B icon ...

  23. American Country Awards: Zac Brown, Jason Aldean, Thompson Square Lead Nominees

    October 13, 2011 12:33 PM EDT The nominations for the 2nd Annual American Country Awards were announced, and it was a big day for many of the top younger stars in the format. Jason Aldean and the Zac Brown Band led the way with eight nominations each. On their heels were newco ...

  24. American Country Awards: Zac Brown, Jason Aldean Lead Nominees

    October 13, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The nominations for the 2nd Annual American Country Awards were announced, and it was a big day for many of the top younger stars in the format. Jason Aldean and the Zac Brown Band led the way with eight nominations each. On their heels were newcome ...

  25. Adele Leads American Music Awards Nominations

    October 11, 2011 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the first development of many expected awards-show sweeps this year, Adele led the nominations of the 39th annual American Music Awards, which were announced in Los Angeles on Tuesday (Oct. 11). The singer-songwriter -- whose sophomore album, &qu ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. Rising Country Stars Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton Shake-Up CMA Nominations

    September 06, 2011 5:00 PM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- After a decade toiling away at the microphone without much recognition, Jason Aldean and Blake Shelton are breaking through in a big way. Two of country's leading men nabbed their first Country Music Association Award ...

  28. Miranda Lambert: How Her Chart-Topping Side Project Defies Decades of Nashville Convention

    September 06, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 With the coronation of her side project, Pistol Annies' "Hell on Heels," Miranda Lambert is the first artist in the 47-year history of Billboard's Country Albums chart to have notched No. 1s solo (her first three, 2005-09) and as ...

  29. How Miranda Lambert's Chart-Topping Pistol Annies Defied Decades of Nashville Convention

    September 06, 2011 8:17 AM EDT Amid significant roster and personnel restructuring at Sony Music Nashville last week, Miranda Lambert has been reassigned from Columbia to RCA, a detail that seems small in light of her historic No. 1 debut on Billboard's Top Country Albums ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Madonna's 'Sex' Still Wanted, Lady Gaga's Prosthetic VMA Surprise

    August 31, 2011 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Madonna's 'Sex' Still Wanted 19 Years Later "Sex," Madonna 's 1992 graphic picture book, is the most sought-after out-of-print book in the U ...

  31. Game's 'R.E.D.' Bows at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    August 31, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Game 's "R.E.D" album arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 98,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan, marking the rapper's third chart-topping set following 2005's "The Documentary" and 2007's "Doctor&# ...

  32. Miranda Lambert Dishes on Pistol Annies Project, 'The Voice'

    August 25, 2011 8:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Between the release of "Baggage Claim" -- the first single off her upcoming fourth album, "Four the Record" -- and the debut from her side project Pistol Annies, Grammy-winning country ass-kicker Miranda Lambert has had quite the ...

  33. Game's 'R.E.D.' Could Make Kanye & Jay-Z Blue Next Week

    August 24, 2011 10:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Game might be seeing red next week at the top of the Billboard 200 . Industry prognosticators suggest that the rapper's new "The R.E.D. Album" (Geffen/Interscope) could sell more than 90,000 copies by week's end on Aug. 28. I ...

  34. Exclusive Song: Miranda Lambert's Pistol Annies, 'Boys From The South'

    August 19, 2011 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Miranda Lambert's new country trio, Pistol Annies, were on a hot streak right out of the gate with its debut single this May, and now Lambert and her fellow Annies -- Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley -- are about to release their debut album ...

  35. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Dirty Dancing,' Miranda Lambert, Drake

    August 12, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 'DIRTY DANCING' ON THE CHARTS: When news broke this week about how the 1987 hit film "Dirty Dancing" was being remade, we were immediately reminded about what a phenomenon its soundtrack was on Billboard's charts. The movie ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Miranda Lambert's New Single, Cee Lo in Raekwon Biopic

    August 02, 2011 6:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Miranda Lambert Releases New Single, 'Baggage Claim' Country songstress Miranda Lambert's latest single, "Baggage Claim," has hit the net. The ne ...

  37. Despite Taylor, Shania, Reba, Carrie, Country Radio Is Where the Girls Aren't

    July 29, 2011 6:00 PM EDT To paraphrase George Strait's No. 5-peaking Hot Country Songs hit from 1992, when it comes to the current state of country radio, female artists are about as gone as a girl can get. For a second consecutive week, no songs by women billed as l ...

  38. Miranda Lambert Sets November Release for 'Four the Record'

    July 11, 2011 4:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 After picking up her first Grammy award, being named ACM Entertainer of the Year and marrying fellow country star Blake Shelton , Miranda Lambert will continue her stellar year with the release of her fourth full-length, "Four the Record," ...

  39. Stevie Nicks, Miranda Lambert & More Perform on 'The Voice': Watch

    June 30, 2011 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 "The Voice" pulled out all the stops on Wednesday's finale when it paired its finalists with some of the biggest stars in music past and present. Javier Colon Wins 'The Voice' The iconic Stevie Nicks , OneRepublic's Rya ...

  40. Javier Colon Wins 'The Voice'

    June 30, 2011 8:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Voice" crowned its inaugural winner on Wednesday's final results show. But before it did, the finalists performed duets with some famous guests, including Stevie Nicks and coach Blake Shelton's wife, Miranda Lambert . It was ...

  41. Brad Paisley, Ne-Yo, Pitbull & Judges Perform on 'The Voice': Watch

    June 29, 2011 2:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 On last night's final performance showdown on "The Voice," we saw X-tina and Beverly McClellan steal the show with their chill-inducing duet of Aguilera's "Beautiful" (which you can watch below). But Tuesday's (Jun ...

  42. Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert Close Out CMA Music Fest

    June 13, 2011 1:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Special guests and sing-alongs helped enhance the Country Music Association Music Festival fan experience at LP Field. T aylor Swift closed out the fourth and final night of concerts Sunday (June 12) with an energetic set that included career-spanni ...

  43. Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Close Out CMA Fest

    June 13, 2011 9:53 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Special guests and sing-a-longs helped enhance the Country Music Association Music Festival fan experience at LP Field. Taylor Swift closed out the fourth and final night of concerts Sunday with an energetic set that included ca ...

  44. Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum Win Big, Shania Twain Slips at 2011 CMT Music Awards

    June 09, 2011 7:25 AM EDT Ludacris. Jason Aldean. A full arena on its feet waving its hands in the air. The close of the CMT Music Awards Wednesday night was one of the most telling moments in the two-and-a-half-hour show as a veteran rapper joined one of country's bo ...

  45. Blake Shelton Wins Big, Jason Aldean & Ludacris Duet at CMT Awards

    June 09, 2011 12:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 L udacris . Jason Aldean . A full arena on its feet waving its hands in the air. The close of the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night (June 8) was one of the most telling moments in the two-and-a-half-hour show, as a veteran rapper joined one of cou ...

  46. Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Married in Texas Ceremony

    May 15, 2011 11:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country music's royal couple has officially tied the knot. Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton were married Saturday night at the Don Strange Ranch in Boerne, Texas, People.com reports. Photos: Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, Country's Ro ...

  47. Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton Ready to Get Married This Weekend

    May 13, 2011 3:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 The most anticipated wedding in the country music world this year doesn't involve a prince or a Middleton. Country's royal couple, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton , are tying the knot Saturday in Texas. "I'm excited to get marr ...

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