1. Idina Menzel & Michael Buble Top AC With 'Baby It's Cold Outside'

    December 09, 2014 7:05 AM EST Their duet becomes the format's latest holiday leader. Idina Menzel and Michael Buble's duet-slash-accurate weather report (depending on where you're reading this), "Baby It's Cold Outside," rises 2-1 on Billboard � ...

  2. Rebecca Lynn Howard

    Rebecca Lynn Howard

    9 Albums, 7 Songs

  3. Rod Stewart Scores First AC No. 1 Since 1993 With 'Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow'

    November 26, 2012 1:10 PM EST Rod Stewart ends a more than 19-year hiatus from the Adult Contemporary summit, as "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow" roars 18-1. The song scales the survey as, following Thanksgiving, almost half of the chart's reporters have ...

  4. Rod Stewart Scores First AC No. 1 Since 1993 With 'Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow'

    November 26, 2012 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 The veteran pop-rocker returns to the top with the format's latest holiday leader. Rod Stewar t ends a more than 19-year hiatus from the Adult Contemporary summit, as "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow" roars 18-1. The song scales ...

  5. Chart Beat

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Kimberley Locke, other American Idols, Incubus and more! 'JINGLE' ALL THE WAY: It's beginning to look a lot like Kimberley Locke has a lock on Christmas. For the second year in a row, she tops the Adult Contemporary cha ...

  6. Toby Keith: 'White Trash With Money' & Proud Of It

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Toby Keith likes to shock people. So says his longtime friend -- and now co-producer -- Lari White. Toby Keith likes to shock people. So says his longtime friend -- and now co-producer -- Lari White. She thinks shock value may be part of the reason ...

  7. New, Veteran Country Acts Land Deals

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The recent Country Radio Seminar, held in Nashville Feb. 15-17, brought with it a flurry of record deals for country artists both new and established. The recent Country Radio Seminar, held in Nashville Feb. 15-17, brought with it a flurry of record ...

  8. Kenny Rogers Prepping New, Hits Albums

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country legend Kenny Rogers is eyeing a March release for a new studio album, "Water and Bridges." Country legend Kenny Rogers is eyeing a March release for a new studio album, "Water and Bridges." The Capitol Nashville set will ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Rebecca Lynn Howard Leaves MCA Nashville

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rebecca Lynn Howard has split the MCA Nashville artist roster after two albums. Rebecca Lynn Howard has split the MCA Nashville artist roster after two albums. The most recent, 2002's "Forgive," debuted at No. 5 on Top Country Album ...

  13. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Blind Boys Of Alabama, Jim Brickman and Clay Aiken, as well as his top-10 favorite songs of the year. PATIENCE: A couple of weeks ago, the late Burl Ives generated some chart news when a new album of ...

  14. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 8-14, 2003).

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 8-14, 2003). Put down the remote! This is the week of the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. You can forget all other programming, really. Nowhere else are you going to ...

  15. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    December 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (for the week of Dec. 1-7, 2003). No need to worry now that that Thanksgiving meal is finally digested. There's still plenty of holiday stuffing on television to ke ...

  16. 2003 ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners of the 41st annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held at Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Hotel on Nov. 3. SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Craig Wiseman "American Child" "The Cowboy ...

  17. CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards Nominees

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards. Toby Keith and actress Pamela Anderson will host the event, which will take place April 7 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainme ...

  18. 38th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards Nominees

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nominees for the 38th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. Winners will be announced at the 38th annual ACM Awards show, set for May 21 in Las Vegas. The Academy of Country Music (ACM) announced its award nominees March 4 in Los Angeles. Winners ...

  19. Billboard Bits: CMAs, Springsteen, Jackson/Crowell

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on CMAs, Springsteen, Jackson/Crowell Loretta Lynn, Trace Adkins, Steve Azar, Lonestar's Richie McDonald, Diamond Rio's Marty Roe, John Michael Montgomery, and Chris Cagle have been added to the list of presenters for the 36th annual ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson reports on U2, low debuts, Rebecca Lynn Howard, Bill & Gloria Gaither, Jimmy Fallon, the Dixie Chicks, and Las Ketchup. U TURN: U2 extends its span of hits on Billboard's Hot 100 to 18 years and ...

  22. Chart Top Makes Cozy 'Home' For Dixie Chicks

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dixie Chicks' "Home" lodges its third-straight week atop The Billboard 200, despite suffering a 42% sales dip to 214,00 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The trio's Monument/Columbia set easi The Dixie Chicks' " ...

  23. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson reports chart-based stories on Ray Charles, Vanessa Carlton & Billboard's AC chart, Ashanti, and "American Idol" Kelly Clarkson. WE CAN'T STOP LOVING HIM: Ray Charles' " ...

  24. Forgive

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rebecca Lynn Howard is a serious talent who, for some unknown reason, has yet to break big. Rebecca Lynn Howard is a serious talent who, for some unknown reason, has yet to break big. She owns major pipes, personality to burn, keen songwriting skill ...

  25. Patsy Cline Tribute, TV Special Take Shape

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country legend Patsy Cline's musical influence continues its ride almost 40 years after her death. A tribute album featuring such artists Norah Jones and Diana Krall is in the works, and a remastered Country legend Patsy Cline's musical in ...

  26. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on Nelly, Celine Dion, Toby Keith, 'Lilo & Stich,' Elvis Presley vs JXL. 'HOT' AND 'CANDLE': Nelly staves off a challenge from himself to remain No. 1 for a seventh week on Billboard's Hot 100 with &quo ...

  27. On 'Forgive,' Howard Makes Musical Strides

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Powered by proven commercial clout as a songwriter, powerhouse vocal chops, and an ear-grabbing leadoff single, Rebecca Lynn Howard could be poised to break big with "Forgive," her second rele ...

  28. Country Acts Do Their 'Share' Vs. Substance Abuse

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Martina McBride, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Rhett Akins are among a group of country artists who took part in the recording of the feature song for a disc that will benefit drug and alcohol treatment p Martina McBride, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Rhett ...