1. 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 -- ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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&# ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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," ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 'The Voice': Adam Levine Lambasts 'Idol,' Cee Lo Wants More 'Emotion'

    May 04, 2011 12:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Hit me with emotion." That was Cee Lo Green's advice on last night's (May 3) second episode of NBC's "The Voice," and it was counsel that contestants could have well used. While last week's premiere of NBC� ...

  30. Jason Aldean Leads CMT Music Awards Nominations

    April 27, 2011 12:08 PM EDT The party just keeps rolling for country music star Jason Aldean . Long left out of major award consideration, Aldean's recent tear continued Wednesday morning when he received a leading four 2011 CMT Music Awards nominations. The singer' ...

  31. Jason Aldean Leads CMT Music Awards Nominations

    April 27, 2011 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 The party just keeps rolling for country music star Jason Aldean . Long left out of major award consideration, Aldean's recent tear continued Wednesday morning when he received a leading four 2011 CMT Music Awards nominations. The singer's ...

  32. Miranda Lambert Developing ABC Family Drama Project

    April 05, 2011 8:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 On the heels of her four wins at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards, country star Miranda Lambert is developing an hour-long drama show for ABC Family, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The project will be based on Lambert's chil ...

  33. Miranda Lambert Developing ABC Family Drama Project

    April 05, 2011 6:55 AM EDT On the heels of her four wins at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards, country star Miranda Lambert is developing an hour-long drama show for ABC Family, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The project will be based on Lambert's ch ...

  34. Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert Top Academy of Country Music Awards

    April 04, 2011 7:05 AM EDT The young women of country ruled The Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night with Taylor Swift winning the prestigious entertainer of the year award and the night's top nominee, Miranda Lambert, taking home a leading four trophies. Sw ...

  35. Miranda Lambert Leads Early ACM Awards Winners

    April 03, 2011 10:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 "The House That Built Me" helped Miranda Lambert quickly match her win total from last year's Academy of Country Music awards on Sunday night, while Lady Antebellum took home three trophies, including as artist and producer on album o ...

  36. Toby Keith To Jason Aldean: New Faces Mingle with Familiar names at ACM Awards

    April 01, 2011 11:30 AM EDT Toby Keith is all about democracy when it comes to The Academy of Country Music's entertainer of the year award. Keith won that trophy in 2003 and 2004 thanks to a vote of his peers and members of the industry. But if he wins the coveted trop ...

  37. Miranda Lambert Calls ACM Entertainer of the Year Nom 'Surreal'

    April 01, 2011 8:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country singer Miranda Lambert has had a great year. Between nabbing Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2010 Country Music Assocation Awards and winning her first Grammy for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "The House That Built Me,&qu ...

  38. Miranda Lambert On ACM Entertainer of the Year Nomination: 'Surreal'

    April 01, 2011 8:00 AM EDT Country singer Miranda Lambert has had a great year. Between nabbing Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2010 Country Music Assocation Awards and winning her first Grammy for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for "The House That Built Me,& ...

  39. Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert to Perform at ACM Awards

    March 02, 2011 11:06 AM EST 0 0 0 Entertainer of the Year nominees Taylor Swift , Toby Keith , Miranda Lambert , Keith Urban , Brad Paisley and Jason Aldean will perform on the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on CBS on April 3, the network said Wednesday. The special, pr ...

  40. 2011 Oscars: A Look At This Year's Music Nominees

    February 25, 2011 12:42 PM EST 0 0 0 At Sunday's Academy Awards, Trent Reznor could become the second rock bandleader to win the Oscar for original score, joining Talking Heads' David Byrne , who took home the trophy for "The Last Emperor" in 1987. It's not an ...

  41. Grammys 2011: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    February 14, 2011 1:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Not all of the excitement at the 2011 Grammy Awards happened on the stage. Here's 15 memorable moments that you didn't see on TV. 1. Arcade Fire was in quite the celebratory mood over its Album of the Year win for "The Suburbs." ...

  42. Arcade Fire, Lady Antebellum Big Winners at 2011 Grammys

    February 14, 2011 12:45 AM EST 0 0 0 The 2011 Grammys ended with a major shocker, as Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire beat out platinum pop stars Eminem , Lady Gaga and Katy Perry for the night's big award, Album of the Year, for "The Suburbs." The seven-member ensembl ...

  43. Justin Bieber Jumps On Usher, Esperanza Spalding Talks Best New Artist Win: Backstage At The Grammys

    February 14, 2011 12:37 AM EST The Grammy press room is like the backstage of Madison Square Garden: usually a drab place that will abruptly be lit up by global-level star wattage. Here are some observations from Grammy night, 2011: -- Arcade Fire were in quite the celebratory ...

  44. Grammys 2011 Predictions: How Did We Do?

    February 14, 2011 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 chartArticle_ignore It's always tough to predict the winners of music's biggest night, but this year's Grammy Awards featured especially jaw-dropping outcomes in the major categories. With more obscure artists like Arcade Fire and Esp ...

  45. Lady Gaga, Muse Light Up Grammys Stage, Win Early Awards

    February 13, 2011 9:30 PM EST 0 0 0 There weren't many awards given out during first 90 minutes of the 53rd annual Grammy awards telecast. Instead, music's biggest night kicked off by focusing on music, often moving from one energetic performance to the next. Grammys Red Car ...

  46. Lady Antebellum, Arcade Fire, Esperanza Spalding: Grammys 2011 Winners List

    February 13, 2011 8:19 PM EST Grammys 2011 Main Page RECORD OF THE YEAR "Nothin' On You," B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars "Love The Way You Lie," Eminem Featuring Rihanna "F*** You," Cee Lo Green "Empire State Of Mind," Jay-Z & Alici ...

  47. Grammys 2011 Winners List

    February 13, 2011 7:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Check here for winners in the major categories of the 53rd annual Grammy Awards: Grammys 2011 Main Page RECORD OF THE YEAR WINNER: "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum "Nothin' On You," B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars "Love The W ...

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