1. Exclusive: Montgomery Gentry Album to Be Sold at Buffet Inc. Chains, Benefit Military

    June 20, 2012 6:39 PM EDT Buffets, Inc., the Greer, SC-based chain that includes Ryan's, Old Country Buffet and other restaurants, will make its first foray into music by offering Montgomery Gentry's latest album, Rebels on the Run . Proceeds from sales will bene ...

  2. Summer Music Preview: Countrywide

    May 23, 2012 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 Edens Edge Album title: Edens Edge Label: Big Machine Records Management: Virginia Davis, B.A.D. Release date: June 12 Big Machine Label Group president/CEO Scott Borchetta offered Edens Edge a deal after seeing the band perform at the annual Nashvill ...

  3. Business Matters: Topspin Partners with TuneCore

    May 02, 2012 3:32 PM EDT Topspin and TuneCore Announce a 'Technical Integration' Digital sales and marketing has gotten easier and more affordable as two leaders in their respective fields announced a partnership Wednesday. Digital distributor TuneCore and direc ...

  4. Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood Offer Support at CMT Disaster Benefit

    May 13, 2011 8:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Help is on the way. That's the message celebrities and music stars sent to storm victims across the South on Thursday night during a star-studded benefit concert on CMT. Hank Williams Jr. kicked off "Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief C ...

  5. Taylor Swift Among ACM Top Album Nominees

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST Things just keep getting better for Taylor Swift: Besides having the No. 1 album in the country, she's been nominated for album of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards. Swift joins George Strait, Jamey Johnson, Carrie Underwood and ...

  6. Whiskey Falls

    February 24, 2009 6:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Whiskey Falls describes its musical style as a mix between "Hotel California" and "Sweet Home Alabama"—Calibama, in shorthand. If that combination sounds like a commercial winner, that's because it is. Without the support of ...

  7. The Summer Preview: The Best Of The Best

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher is getting things warmed up. This month-by-month look at more than 180 albums promises to have a summer tune for everyone. Rock comes in heavy with Shinedown, Disturbed, Slipknot and Motley Crue. Hip-hop sees highly anticipated releases from ...

  8. Adkins, Brooks & Dunn Added To ACM Awards

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard has learned that Trace Adkins, Brooks & Dunn, Miranda Lambert and Montgomery Gentry have been added as performers for the 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which will take place May 18 in Las Vegas. Lambert has three nomin ...

  9. Travis, Adkins, Evans Added To CMA Music Fest Lineup

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Trace Adkins, Bucky Covington, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sara Evans, Little Big Town, Montgomery Gentry, Craig Morgan, James Otto, Kenny Rogers and Randy Travis join an already stellar performance lineup for the nightly concerts at the CMA Music Festival, ...

  10. Gridiron Bash Postponed Until Fall 2008

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The inaugural Gridiron Bash -- which originally called for simultaneous concerts across 16 college stadiums nationwide on April 18 -- has been postponed until fall 2008, according to New York-based producer MSL Sports and Entertainment. The event ...

  11. Clarkson, Swift, Maroon 5 Suit Up For 'Gridiron Bash'

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 College football will see the ultimate hype this spring as Kelly Clarkson, ZZ Top, Maroon 5, Dwight Yoakam, Counting Crows, Taylor Swift and Montgomery Gentry, to name a few, perform simultaneously in College football will see the ultimate hype this ...

  12. Clarkson, Swift, Maroon 5 Suit Up For 'Gridiron Bash'

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST College football will get the ultimate hype this spring as Kelly Clarkson, ZZ Top, Maroon 5, Dwight Yoakam, Counting Crows, Taylor Swift and Montgomery Gentry, to name a few, perform simultaneously in college stadiums nationwide as part of the ina ...

  13. Allman Bros., Crows, Haynes Join Farm Aid Bill

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes and Montgomery Gentry have joined the lineup for this year's Farm Aid benefit, to be held Sept. 9 on Randalls Island in New York. The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes an ...

  14. Gentry Accused Of Killing Bear

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Troy Lee Gentry, half of the country music duo Montgomery Gentry, has been charged with killing a tame bear and then making it look as if it was a hunting trophy, authorities said on Wednesday. Troy Lee Gentry, half of the country music duo Montgo ...

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss "Top of the Pops," Sanny X and Tina Charles, Montgomery Gentry, Mariah and Madonna. HERE LIES TOTP, JAN. 1, 1964 - JULY 30, 2006 Fred, This Sunday (July 30) sees the last ever [broadcast of the British TV serie ...

  16. Billboard Bits: ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on ACM Awards, Blues & Brews, Celebrate Brooklyn Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Sara Evans, Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson have joined the performance lineup for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards. The May 23 sho ...

  17. CMA Music Fest Sets Initial Lineup

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Artists include Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley. Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Montgomery Gentry are among the artists who will perform at the 2006 CMA Music Festival. Slated for June 8-11 in downtown Nashville, the Cou ...

  18. CMA Music Fest Sets Initial Lineup

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Montgomery Gentry are among the artists who will perform at the 2006 CMA Music Festival in Nashville. Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Montgomery Gentry are among the artists ...

  19. Ray Scott

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Becoming a successful songwriter for others gave this country artist the rare freedom to craft an album on his own terms. Born in the rural farming town of Semora, N.C., Ray Scott was raised on country music. His father, a local musician, taught him ...

  20. CMT, CBS Ready Country Specials

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country network CMT will celebrate the genre's long history of duets with a June 8 concert at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Highlights will form the basis of the special "CMT 100 Greatest Country network CMT will celebrate ...

  21. Stars To Celebrate ACM's 40th

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Montgomery Gentry and George Strait will take part in a television special celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Academy of Country Music (ACM). Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Montgomery Gentry and George Strait will t ...

  22. Angels & Outlaws

    April 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Howard and David Bellamy have built an international following and remarkable career longevity by writing perceptive, witty songs and singing them with casual aplomb. Howard and David Bellamy have built an international following and remarkable care ...

  23. Love Flows To The Bellamy Brothers

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It says a lot about an act when it can record an album commemorating a 30-year career and have the likes of Alan Jackson, Dolly Parton, Montgomery Gentry and George Jones eager to join in the fun. Then ...

  24. Rock, Country Acts To Visit Music Midtown

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Superstars from the world of rock and country will descend on Atlanta's annual Music Midtown festival, which runs June 10-12. Superstars from the world of rock and country will descend on Atlanta's annual Music Midtown festival, which runs ...

  25. First CMA Music Fest Artists Confirmed

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentry, Rascal Flatts and Gretchen Wilson are among the initial slate of performers set to appear at the 2005 CMA Music Festival. Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, Montgomery Gentr ...

  26. Montgomery Gentry, Adkins Team For Tour

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country stars Montgomery Gentry and Trace Adkins will team for the Turn It Up & Bring It On tour, with comedian Cledus T. Judd as the master of ceremonies for most dates. Country stars Montgomery Gentry and Trace Adkins will team for the Turn It ...

  27. Montgomery Gentry, Adkins To Hit Road

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Montgomery Gentry and Trace Adkins will tour together on their Turn It Up & Bring It On tour, with comedian Cledus T. Judd as the master of ceremonies for most dates. The tour begins Feb. 3 at the Montgomery Gentry and Trace Adkins will to ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Country Thunder, Tibet House, Noise Pop

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Country Thunder, Tibet House, Noise Pop The Country Thunder USA festival will sprout a fifth day as part of its 2005 edition, which will be held July 20-24 in Twin Lakes, Wis. Tim McGraw and Phil Vassar will headline the first day's fes ...

  29. Montgomery Gentry, Adkins Team For 2005 Tour

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dubbing the outing Turn It Up & Bring It On, Montgomery Gentry and Trace Adkins will join forces for a stretch of early 2005 roadwork. Dubbing the outing Turn It Up & Bring It On, Montgomery Gentry and Trace Adkins will join forces for a str ...

  30. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Sept. 20-26)

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Sept. 20-26, 2004). URBAN LEGEND: Keith Urban is a country superstar in the making. With the release of his latest album, "Be Here" (Capitol Records Nashville), look for him a couple of ...

  31. Stars Come Out For George Jones

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Jones will be the subject of an all-star tribute to air Nov. 25 on PBS. George Jones will be the subject of an all-star tribute to air Nov. 25 on PBS. Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Harry Connick Jr., Aaron Neville, Martina McBride and Wynonna ...

  32. Tritt Reveals 'Honky Tonk History'

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Travis Tritt has wrapped work on his next studio album, "My Honky Tonk History," due Aug. 17 via Columbia. Travis Tritt has wrapped work on his next studio album, "My Honky Tonk History," due Aug. 17 via Columbia. As tipped here ...

  33. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (July 12-18)

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (July 12-18, 2004). COUNTRY'S BASH: It goes on for days every as it takes over Nashville and CBS has managed to squeeze highlights of it into a two-hour special. &q ...

  34. Keith Ready For Summer 'Throwdown'

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith will begin his summer tour July 24 at the Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., with a show featuring support by Montgomery Gentry, Jo Dee Messina, Gretchen Wilson, and Scotty Emerick. Toby Keith will begin his summer tour July 24 at the ...

  35. Hot Talent: Country Music

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Montgomery Gentry and Rascal Flatts are a handful of young country artists on the verge of making the leap to superstardom. Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Montgomery Gentry and Rascal Flatts are a handful of young country ar ...

  36. Toby Keith Tops CMA Awards Nominees

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With seven nominations, Toby Keith leads the field for the 37th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley and veteran artist Johnny Cash follow with four nominatio With seven nominations, Toby Keith leads the fie ...

  37. 2003 CMA Awards Nominees

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The list of final nominees for the 2003 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented Nov. 5 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast live on CBS. Below is the list of final nominees for the 2003 Country Music Associa ...

  38. Third 'Totally Country' Disc Packs In Hits

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tracks by contemporary country icons such as Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Travis Tritt, LeAnn Rimes and Lonestar fill the forthcoming compilation "Totally Country 3." Tracks by contemporary country icons such as Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Travis T ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Farm Progress, Johnny Cash, Rock Boat

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Farm Progress, Johnny Cash, Rock Boat Brad Paisley and Montgomery Gentry will perform headlining concerts during the 50th anniversary Farm Progress Show. The September event near Henning, Ill., is presented by agricultural publishing company ...

  40. Week of April 7-13

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV highlights for April 7, 2003. Let's start the week off with some hot country music! Monday night on CMT we'll find out exactly who's the hottest on the "Flameworthy Music Video Awards." Videos by Faith Hill ...

  41. Chesney Extends 'Margaritas' Tour

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country star Kenny Chesney has tacked on a slew of dates to his upcoming Margaritas & Senoritas tour, set to kick off Jan. 16 in Tupelo, Miss. In addition to previously announced dates that ran th Country star Kenny Chesney has tacked on a slew ...

  42. Parton, Womack Among Latest CMA Awards Additions

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It will certainly be crowded backstage at the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, as the Nov. 6 show has added yet more performers to the lineup. It will certainly be crowded backstage at the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, as ...

  43. Jackson, McBride, Keith Lead 'Flameworthy' Noms

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alan Jackson and Toby Keith each pulled in four nominations for the inaugural CMT Flameworthy Video Awards, with Martina McBride close behind with three. Jackson and Keith earned nods in the video of Alan Jackson and Toby Keith each pulled in four n ...

  44. Chesney Sees 'No Problems' With New Album, Tour

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After eight years of developing his career the slow and steady way, Kenny Chesney finally seems to be poised on the brink of major stardom. The country artist has lined up more than 60 U.S. tour dates After eight years of developing his career the s ...

  45. Tritt, Brooks & Dunn, Keith, McGraw Lead ACM Noms

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Travis Tritt scored a leading nine nominations on the first ballot for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, to be handed out May 21 in Los Angeles and broadcast live on CBS. Brooks & Travis Tritt scored a leading nine nominatio ...

  46. Brooks & Dunn Ready Second 'Neon Circus' Tour

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Still providing some of country's most consistent box-office muscle in what has been a mostly tepid touring genre of late, Brooks & Dunn will reprise their Neon Circus & Wild West Show extrava Still providing some of country's most ...

  47. Waylon Jennings Hospitalized

    November 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hospitalization for surgery on his leg has forced country veteran Waylon Jennings to cancel performances tomorrow (Nov. 16) in Tuscon, Ariz., and Saturday in Phoenix. Jennings was admitted to a Phoeni Hospitalization for surgery on his leg has force ...

  48. Benefit Update: Beasties, NYC, Country Freedom

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Beastie Boys have added a second night to their New Yorkers Against Violence benefit concert, to be held Oct. 29 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. While the veteran hip-hop trio and Pakistani vo The Beastie Boys have added a second night ...

  49. Hot Product

    April 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing upcoming albums from the Billboard 2001 Latin Music Awards, Angie Martinez, David Gray, MJ Cole, Brooks & Dunn, and more. Hot Latin Sounds Christina Aguilera, Christian Castro, Luis Miguel, Carlos Vives, Son By Four, and Paulina Rubio ...

  50. Billboard Bits: B.E.A.M., Sizzlin' Country, Carrack

    March 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Matthew Sweet, Pat DiNizio, Jim Beam, Sizzlin' Country, Jessica Andrews, Billy Gilman, Paul Carrack Matthew Sweet will join Smithereens frontman Pat DiNizio as co-chairman of Jim Beam's B.E.A.M. advisory board, a program which awar ...