1. Mel Tillis Recovering from Heart Surgery

    March 10, 2014 11:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country Music Hall of Fame singer Mel Tillis is recovering in Nashville after heart surgery over the weekend. According to a statement from his daughter, Pam Tillis, the 81-year-old singer required a "routine heart procedure," but is expec ...

  2. Pam Tillis Brings Craig Morgan and Lorrie Morgan Along for 'Hee Haw' Tribute

    March 03, 2014 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Pam Tillis – the soaring voice behind hits like "Maybe It Was Memphis" and "Mi Vida Loca" is getting to showcase another side to her world-class talent. Tillis is helping to organize Tuesday night's "Pop! Goes Rochelle& ...

  3. Carrie Underwood on the Lack of Successful Female Country Artists: 'You Would Think We'd Be Farther Along' (Exclusive)

    January 30, 2014 10:46 AM EST 4 1.031 k 150 1 In both 2012 and 2013, just three of the top 25 artists on Billboard’s Top Country Songs chart were solo women. In a Billboard Country Update column last fall, we heard what country radio has to say about this, but what do the artists them ...

  4. Thomas Rhett Makes Multi-Generational History On Country Airplay Chart

    October 15, 2013 11:05 AM EDT With 'It Goes Like This,' Rhett becomes the first solo artist in the chart's history with a parent that previously reigned as a soloist As "It Goes Like This" shoots 4-1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Country Airpla ...

  5. Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis Pair Up for 'Dos Divas'

    July 15, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Both Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis grew up the daughters of country music superstars -- Country Music Hall of Famers George Morgan and Mel Tillis, respectively. But, though they had that bond in common, Tillis tells Billboard the two didn't kn ...

  6. Danielle Bradbery Crowned Winner of 'The Voice' Season 4

    June 18, 2013 11:15 PM EDT A Texan teenager whose singing experience was limited to performing in her bedroom was crowned the winner of the fourth season of “The Voice” on Tuesday.   Danielle Bradbery, 16, from the Houston suburb of Cypress, Texas, bested two more experie ...

  7. Danielle Bradbery Wins 'The Voice'

    June 18, 2013 11:05 PM EDT A Texan teenager whose singing experience was limited to performing in her bedroom was crowned the winner of the fourth season of “The Voice” on Tuesday.   Danielle Bradbery, 16, from the Houston suburb of Cypress, Texas, bested two more experienc ...

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  9. Lorrie Morgan Talks Christmas Show, Preps Album With Pam Tillis

    October 19, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 We have just entered the second half of October, which means the holidays are almost upon us. One country artist who is excited about that is Lorrie Morgan, who will be headlining Gaylord Opryland Resort's "A Country Christmas" dinner ...

  10. Pam Tillis Takes a 'Nice Little Detour' Into R&B Territory

    January 22, 2012 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 She has released some of Music City's top singles of the past two decades such as "Deep Down" and "Maybe It Was Memphis," but Pam Tillis's latest musical adventure has everyone talking - in and out of Nashville! "I ...

  11. Kenny Chesney's Top 20 Country Hits

    December 12, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article He had the sixth biggest tour of the year , the seventh biggest Country Songs hit of the year , and the 10th biggest Country Album . In short, 2011 has been very good to Kenny Chesney. To celebrate his big year, we've compiled his ...

  12. Kellie Pickler to Perform at Billboard Country Music Summit's Closing Party

    May 26, 2011 4:41 PM EDT Kellie Pickler, who has enjoyed great success as a BNA/Sony Music Nashville recording artist since her stint as an "American Idol" finalist, will perform at the Billboard Country Music Summit 's closing party on Tuesday, June 7 in N ...

  13. 'American Idol' Channels '90s Country

    May 25, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last night's "American Idol" final showdown between Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina, ahead of tonight's revelation of the series' 10th-season champion , featured covers of two '90s country smashes. George Strait selec ...

  14. 'American Idol': Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery Fight to the Finish

    May 24, 2011 10:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 The moment has finally arrived: Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina faced off in tonight's final "American Idol" performance episode, and each brought their best effort despite vocal chord woes that reportedly almost sidelined Lauren fr ...

  15. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST - "Exotic chanteuse" Gloria Lasso dies at Cuernavaca in Mexico, aged 83. Lasso was one of France's most popular singers and performers of the 1950s. Her 1956 song "Etranger au Paradis" was the fi 2005 - "Exotic cha ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. This Day in Music

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Rowland of chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child announces the group will split after its fall North American tour. 2005 - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Rowland of chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's ...

  18. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies of diabetes in Salinas, Calif. He is 76. 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a ...

  19. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST - "Exotic chanteuse" Gloria Lasso dies at Cuernavaca in Mexico, aged 83. Lasso was one of France's most popular singers and performers of the 1950s. Her 1956 song "Etranger au Paradis" was the fi 2005 - "Exotic cha ...

  20. Tunes On TV

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television October 1 - 7, 2007. MONDAY, Oct. 1 "Control Room Presents," MyNetworkTV Featured artist(s): Maroon 5. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Ben Harper (also scheduled: Sean Penn, Barry ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. This Day in Music

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Rowland of chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's Child announces the group will split after its fall North American tour. 2005 - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Rowland of chart-topping R&B trio Destiny's ...

  23. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo' ...

  24. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies of diabetes in Salinas, Calif. He is 76. 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a ...

  25. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Gail Menscer, mother of country singer Doug Stone, dies from cancer. <br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - "Exotic chanteuse" Gloria Lasso dies at Cuernavaca in Mexico, aged 8 ...

  26. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Pam Tillis joins the Grand Ole Opry. The former Country Music Association female vocalist of the year is inducted by Marty Stuart during the TNN-televised portion of the show. <br clear= 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big w ...

  27. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicate ...

  28. Country Acts Salute Jones On 'God's Country'

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Sammy Kershaw, Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Lawrence are the first acts confirmed to participate in the George Jones tribute album "God's Country." Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Sammy Kershaw, Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Lawr ...

  29. This Day in Music

    June 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Stone Temple Pilots lead Scott Weiland skips a scheduled Superior Court date in Los Angeles and checks himself into a drug treatment facility. The court date stems from charges filed in 2005 - On stage in Barcelona Kelly Ro ...

  30. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Soul vocalist Charles Pettigrew of the duo Charles & Eddie dies in Philadelphia after a long battle with cancer. The group achieved international success with the 1992 single "Would 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatund ...

  31. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “ ...

  32. Chart Beat

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The rewriting of chart history by "High School Musical" is tackled in this week's column, as is news on John Corbett, Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, James Blunt and Natasha Bedingfield. 'FREE' THROW: Zac Efron and Vanessa A ...

  33. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1996 - </b>Madonna, Mariah Carey and Carlos Santana are honored with special honors at the Billboard Music Awards. Madonna receives Billboard's artist achievement award which recognizes popularity, 2004 - Budding pop star Ashlee ...

  34. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>"My Soul," Coolio's follow-up to 1995's multi-platinum "Gangsta's Paradise," is released on Tommy Boy.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - Gov't ...

  35. This Day in Music

    June 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Busta Rhymes rides atop his own float in the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York. "I'm here to thoroughly represent the entire spectrum of the urban community," Rhymes says. 2000 - Busta Rhymes rides ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies of diabetes in Salinas, Calif. He is 76. 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced Afri ...

  38. McCoury Tops Bluegrass Awards Winners

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury won his ninth entertainer of the year award at the 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards last night (Oct. 7) at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. Bluegrass veteran Del McCoury won his ninth entertainer of th ...

  39. International Bluegrass Music Awards Winners

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Winners of the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. Below are the winners of the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. ENTER ...

  40. 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, to be presented Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Ky. The show is the centerpiece of the International Music Bluegrass Mus Below are the nominees for the 15th annual Inter ...

  41. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>R. Kelly takes home a leading six awards, including R&B/hip-hop artist and R&B/hip-hop album of the year for "TP-2.com" at the 2001 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand in Las 2001 - R. Kelly takes home ...

  42. Exalted Love

    October 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Exalted Love" has the virtue of being a typical Robillard album, or, rather, typical of Robillard when he cuts an album that is pretty much straight blues. "Exalted Love" has the virtue of being a typical Robillard album, or, ra ...

  43. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Gov't Mule bassist and former Allman Brothers Band member Douglas Allen Woody is found dead in a motel in the New York borough of Queens. He is 44. 2000 - Gov't Mule bassist and former Allman Brothers Band member ...

  44. Trace Adkins Joining Grand Ole Opry

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Trace Adkins will be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry cast this weekend, the first new member in two years. Adkins, 41, was hardly the picture of cool the first time he performed on the Grand Ole Opry Trace Adkins will be inducted into the Grand Ole ...

  45. Women Celebrate Dolly On Tribute Disc

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The career of Dolly Parton will be celebrated in grand fashion this fall with the all-star, all female tribute album "Just Because I'm a Woman." Due Oct. 14 via Sugar Hill Records, the collection will The career of Dolly Parton will b ...

  46. Sony Music Nashville Slashes Artist Roster

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New Sony Music Nashville president John Grady has cut in half the artist roster for the company's four imprints -- Columbia, Epic, Monument, and Lucky Dog. New Sony Music Nashville president John Grady has cut in half the artist roster for the ...

  47. This Day in Music

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Busta Rhymes rides atop his own float in the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York. "I'm here to thoroughly represent the entire spectrum of the urban community," Rhymes says. 2000 - Busta Rhymes rides ...

  48. Haggard Descends On 'UFO Music Fest'

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Merle Haggard will stage the first UFO Music Fest July 5 in Roswell, N.M., at the Bob Crosby Arena on the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. The bill will also feature special guests Marty Stuart a Merle Haggard will stage the first UFO Music Fes ...

  49. Dixie Chicks Added To ACM Awards Performers

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks are the latest act to join the lineup of the 38th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, which takes place Wednesday night (May 21) in Las Vegas. Because the group will be stag The Dixie Chicks are the latest act to join the ...

  50. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Sarah McLachlan's audience grows by one when the Canadian musician gives birth to daughter India Ann Sushil Sood, her and drummer-husband, Ashwin Sood's first child. 2002 - Sarah McLachlan's audience grows by ...

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