1. Silver Lining: 25 Years Of Country Cares For St. Jude Kids

    January 24, 2014 1:36 AM EST There’s no greater testament to the power of radio to make a positive difference in the world than the half-billion dollars country stations have raised in the last 25 years for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Last week in Memphis, many of ...

  2. CMT's 'Artists of the Year' Special Honors Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line & More

    December 04, 2013 1:54 AM EST 7 0 0 CMT's celebration of country music's top artists of 2013 was a complete dude fest. Whether it was saluting Tim McGraw as a more-relevant-than-ever trailblazer, acknowledging the genre's love-hate relationship with Florida Georgia Line ...

  3. Alabama Rocks the Ryman: Live Review

    November 04, 2013 8:57 AM EST Should Alabama lead singer Randy Owen ever forget the words to any of his hit songs while on the band's 40th anniversary "Back To The Bowery" tour, he need not worry. More than likely, the audience will have his back. Sunday night, ...

  4. Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum Embrace ACM Honors

    September 12, 2013 4:00 PM EDT The Academy of Country Music paid a rare visit to Music City on Tuesday night for the 7th Annual ACM Honors show at the Ryman Auditorium. A program designed to salute those ACM Award winners who are not awarded during the CBS telecast this past Ap ...

  5. 'Alabama & Friends' Tribute to Feature Luke Bryan, Toby Keith & More (Exclusive)

    April 08, 2013 9:15 PM EDT Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Jason Aldean and Kenny Chesney are among the artists paying tribute to Alabama on the legendary country group’s “Alabama & Friends.” The album, which will feature members of Alabama duetting with the acts on some of ...

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  7. Backbeat: Tim McGraw, Scott Borchetta, Big Machine Host CMA Week Halloween Party

    November 02, 2012 5:40 PM EDT Tim McGraw hosted a Halloween night party to debut tracks off his new album Two Lanes of Freedom . Big Machine Records threw an invite-only party for Tim McGraw on Halloween night in Nashville for him to preview his new album, Two Lanes of Freedom ...

  8. Luke Laird, Dallas Davidson, Sony/ATV Win Big at 60th BMI Country Awards

    October 31, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Big winners: Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, Tom T. Hall and Luke Laird attend the 60th Annual BMI Country Awards at BMI on October 30, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/Getty Images for BMI) "Take A Back Road" went cent ...

  9. Meat Loaf Bellows 'America the Beautiful' for Mitt Romney: Watch

    October 26, 2012 9:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Meat Loaf would do anything for love -- including sing "America the Beautiful" at Mitt Romney's latest campaign rally. The singer joined Alabama frontman Randy Owen and Big & Rich for the rendition, performed on stage in Defiance, ...

  10. Wade Hayes Wins Cancer Fight, Talks 'Time' Single & Rush of Support

    September 18, 2012 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Believe me, you don't want this to happen to you," country singer says of battle with Stage IV Colon Cancer Wade Hayes has seen it all career-wise. He moved to Nashville in the early 1990s with dreams of being a guitarist / harmony s ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. John Rich Receives 'Angels' Award From St. Jude

    January 16, 2012 11:30 PM EST 0 0 0 John Rich has made no secret of his admiration for Alabama lead singer Randy Owen, even producing his solo album, "One On One," a few years back. So it stands to reason the singer had to take a special amount of pride in being the first ar ...

  13. 615 Spotlight: Darren Warren Sees Cancer Fight as Stepping Stone

    November 30, 2011 12:45 PM EST 0 0 0 When you hear "Cowboy Up and Party Down," the latest single from newcomer Darren Warren, you might think the Kentucky-born singer doesn't have a care in the world. While he admits he tries to live his life with a smile now, there was ...

  14. Montgomery Gentry Proud to Be Indie 'Rebels'

    October 10, 2011 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Montgomery Genty might very well be feeling a sense of déjà vu these days, as they gear up for the release of their new disc "Rebels On The Run." Troy Gentry says the music pretty much sounds like the "old" Montgomery Gentry, and ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. Weekly Chart Notes: Lady Gaga, 'Glee' Cast, Billy Joel

    March 18, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 With college basketball's March Madness swinging into high gear, how about sweet feats by 16 acts - in no particular seeding - from this week's Billboard charts? Lady Gaga "The Fame" celebrates its 100th non-consecutive week at N ...

  17. Joanna Smith: Artists To Watch 2011

    January 24, 2011 10:37 AM EST 0 0 0 Joanna Smith Genre: Country With its playful spirit and thoughtful observations on rural life, Georgia-born singer/songwriter Joanna Smith's music evokes both Dolly Parton and Merle Haggard. Produced by Jimmy Ritchey (Vince Gill, Randy Owen) an ...

  18. Brad Paisley: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 4:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Brad Paisley "This Is Country Music" April 19 One of the chart-topping hits from his last album was titled "Welcome to the Future." But the Country Music Assn.'s reigning entertainer of the year Brad Paisley decided to take ...

  19. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  20. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts, including Larry Graham, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, George Benson, Richard Pryor, Dionne Warwick, Parliament Fu 2006 - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped War ...

  21. Randy Owen Signs With Broken Bow

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Randy Owen, the front man for the legendary country band Alabama, has signed with Nashville independent Broken Bow Records. His first single on the label will come in June and his solo debut album, "One On One," will be released Nov. 11. ...

  22. VH1 To Air 'Station Fire' Special On Sunday

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert special on Sunday (March 23) to remember the five-year anniversary of the fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert at the Station Nightc VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert ...

  23. VH1 To Air 'Station Fire' Special

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert benefit special on March 23 to remember the five-year anniversary of the tragic fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert at the Station Nightclub in West Warwick, R.I. The television ...

  24. 'Nashville Star' Finds New Home On NBC

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Nashville Star," the country talent show that helped launch the careers of Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Buddy Jewel and Lance Miller, will move from USA Network, where it has aired for the last five "Nashville Star," the countr ...

  25. Former Alabama Singer Readies Solo Effort

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Former Alabama lead singer Randy Owen is set to release his solo debut single, "Braid My Hair," to country radio. A new album, "One on One," produced by Big & Rich's John Rich, will be released this spring on newly-for ...

  26. Big & Rich Taking Touring Break In '08

    December 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Big & Rich's upcoming and first-ever Canadian tour will likely be the genre-bending duo's last for a while. The long-lasting effects of a car accident involving a drunk driver a few years ago will Big & Rich's upcoming and fir ...

  27. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  28. Dale Morris and Associates, William Morris Agency Partner

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dale Morris and Associates (DMA) and the William Morris Agency (WMA) have formed a strategic alliance focusing on concert booking and touring for Gretchen Wilson and former Alabama frontman Randy Owen. DMA and WMA have employed an informal relatio ...

  29. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts, including Larry Graham, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, George Benson, Richard Pryor, Dionne Warwick, Parliament Fu 2006 - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped War ...

  30. 05OnTV

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 29-Feb. 4 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 29 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Norah Jones (also scheduled: Bill Gates, John Bernstein). "The Electrifying Conclusion," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Guided ...

  31. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet,&quo ...

  32. 02OnTV

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 8-14, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 8 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Jennifer Hudson (also scheduled: David Arquette). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s ...

  33. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly &am ...

  34. 41OnTV

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 9 - 15, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 9 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): James Blunt (also scheduled: Donald Trump, John Cena. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured ...

  35. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  36. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Mindy McCready, Kenny Chesney, Jason Sellers, Ray Vega, Sara Evans, Ricochet's Heath Wright, Skip Ewing and Kippi Brannon join catalyst Randy Owen for a special "We Are the World"-style 2001 - R&B singer ...

  37. 34OnTV

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 21-27, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 21 "7th Avenue Drop," Fuse Featured artist(s): Jurassic 5. "When The Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts, Acts 1 & 2," HBO Featured artist(s): Donald Harrison, Ter ...

  38. Country Stars Align For Mandrell Tribute

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the biggest names in country music have signed on for a tribute album to country legend Barbara Mandrell, who stepped away from the business in 1997. Some of the biggest names in country music have signed on for a tribute album to country le ...

  39. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  40. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Mindy McCready, Kenny Chesney, Jason Sellers, Ray Vega, Sara Evans, Ricochet's Heath Wright, Skip Ewing and Kippi Brannon join catalyst Randy Owen for a special "We Are the World"-style 2001 - R&B singer ...

  41. Vandross, 50 Cent Honored With Two AMAs

    November 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran soul singer Luther Vandross and ubiquitous rapper 50 Cent were the winners of two American Music Awards (AMAs) each tonight (Nov. 16). Neither was on hand at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium to Veteran soul singer Luther Vandross and ubiq ...

  42. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steve ...

  43. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashes after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. 2001 - R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies whe ...

  44. Alabama Tour Fares Well

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For country supergroup Alabama, parting is indeed sweet sorrow. The sweetness is to the tune of $15 million in box office grosses before the tour even hits its stride. Billed as Alabama's Farewell ...

  45. Alabama Honored With AMA Award Of Merit

    January 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alabama will be honored with an Award of Merit at the upcoming 30th annual American Music Awards ceremony for "outstanding contributions to the musical entertainment of the American public." Fellow co Alabama will be honored with an Award ...

  46. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steve ...

  47. Alabama Farewell Tour Starts To Take Shape

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The members of veteran country act Alabama will wave goodbye to their fans next year with a farewell tour that will kick off on New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. The full schedule has not yet been unveiled The members of veteran country act Alabama ...

  48. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashes after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. 2001 - R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies whe ...

  49. Alabama Set For 2003 Farewell Tour

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alabama, one of the top country acts of all time, will embark on a farewell tour next year before retiring. "After long thought and thinking very deeply, and while we still love one another, while we Alabama, one of the top country acts of all ...

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