1. Ask Billboard: Ed Sheeran & Taylor Swift's Red Reigns

    July 08, 2014 1:35 PM EDT 1.468 k 96 60 Sheeran brings fire to the top of the Billboard 200, while Swift's record tour leads to a look at her career sales and more As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.co ...

  2. Emmylou Harris To Pen Memoir

    March 19, 2014 11:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Emmylou Harris is adding writer to her list of accomplishments. The acclaimed singer-songwriter has reached a deal with Penguin imprint Blue Rider Press to write a yet-untitled book, aimed for publication in the fall of 2015. Blue Rider executive ed ...

  3. Future, Chance the Rapper, Kurt Vile Added to SXSW Lineup

    February 10, 2014 8:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Bob Mould, Schoolboy Q also among newly-announced lineup additions A new wave of participants in this year's South by Southwest has been announced, including multiple artists spanning various genres -- from buzz acts to established artists. Rap ...

  4. Iconic Nashville Radio Station Dips Into the Archives for Live Album

    July 12, 2013 6:50 PM EDT Since the 650 signal blasted onto the airwaves in 1925, the call letters WSM have represented the best in American Music. Whether it be the pop music performed on the legendary "Waking Crew" show, morning shows featuring Hank Williams an ...

  5. Backbeat: Ed Sheeran, Emmylou Harris, Lupe Fiasco Rock the Grammy’s Music Preservation Project

    February 08, 2013 5:18 PM EST Above, L-R: Rodney Crowell, President/CEO of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow, and musician Emmylou Harris arrive at the Music Preservation Project 'Play It Forward' on February 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Ko ...

  6. 2013 Grammy Week Parties: All The Sights, Sounds, Hotspots

    February 05, 2013 2:50 PM EST Pre-parties, afterparties, brunches, dinners, galas galore -- it's the music industry's week to shine. Here's a roundup of everything we know about that's going on (that we're allowed to write about, anyway). Caveat empt ...

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  8. Backbeat: What Alan Jackson, Merle Haggard and Paul McCartney All Share At Country Radio Seminar

    February 24, 2012 4:00 PM EST (L-R): Capitol Nashville COO Tom Becci; Capitol Nashville SVP Marketing Cindy Mabe; Capitol/EMI Nashville President & CEO Mike Dungan; Alan Jackson; Capitol/EMI Nashville SVP Promotion Steve Hodges; EMI Nashville VP Promotion Angela Lange and ...

  9. Emmylou Harris Following 'Hard Bargain' with Duets Album

    January 10, 2012 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Emmylou Harris is going back to the roots of her famed Hot Band for her next project. Harris tells Billboard.com that she and original Hot Band guitarist Rodney Crowell are working on a duets album with producer Brian Ahern, who first worked with Ha ...

  10. Willie Nelson, Shawn Colvin Pay Tribute to Guy Clark

    November 14, 2011 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 He's one of the most revered writers to ever roam Music City, and the cream of the musical crop will be paying tribute to the great Guy Clark with the release of "This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark." "Guy's song ...

  11. Brad Paisley Previews His "American Saturday Night" Album, Tour

    June 04, 2009 5:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 “No one can make the album they made 10 years ago with a straight face,” Brad Paisley muses. The singer/songwriter/guitar slinger is siitting in Blackbird Studios, a state of the art Nashville facility owned by Martina McBride and her husband, and p ...

  12. Roy Clark, Barbara Mandrell Join Hall Of Fame

    May 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Barbara Mandrell, Roy Clark and Charlie McCoy were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday in an at times emotional ceremony that saluted them for their music as well as their contributions to bringing the genre to a mass audience t ...

  13. Ask Billboard: Remakes and One-Hit Wonders

    April 03, 2009 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. JUST DUET Hi Gary! It doesn' ...

  14. Hot Hot Heat: Dierks Bentley

    February 04, 2009 2:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Dierks Bentley has some advice for anyone traveling to Norway: Hit the pub circuit. A few weeks before Christmas, he went to Oslo to salute Nobel Peace Prize winner Martti Ahtisaari, the former president of Finland, with an international cadre of st ...

  15. Country Stars Hit NYC For Hall Of Fame Benefit

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Times Square isn't exactly the site that comes to mind when considering a classic country "guitar pull," but it was last night (Oct. 15) at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's second annual be Times Square isn't exac ...

  16. Chart Beat Chat: Josh Groban, Darius Rucker, Dan Seals And Earl Thomas Conley

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss chart action from Darius Rucker, Dan Seals/Earl Thomas Conley, album charts, Josh Groban and more! RUCKER AND PRIDE Hi, Fred, I look forward to your column every week. I am always astonished at how many other people out ...

  17. Chart Beat Chat

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Sheriff, Xanadu, Hot Country Songs chart and more! I BOUGHT THE SHERIFF Dear Fred, Last week, you mentioned that "When I'm With You" by Sheriff had one of the longest journeys to reach No.1 on The Billboar ...

  18. Chart Beat

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart action from David Cook, Donna Summer, Jody Watley and more! 'TIME' IS ON HIS SIDE: The longest run of No. 1s by solo females in the history of the Adult Contemporary chart is over. After a 36-week reign by Colbie Caill ...

  19. Chart Beat Chat: Darius Rucker, Rodney Crowell, Jessica Simpson and Josh Groban

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Darius Rucker, Rodney Crowell, Jessica Simpson, Josh Groban and more! RUCKER AND PRIDE Hi, Fred, I look forward to your column every week and am always astonished at how many other people out there are as caught up with ...

  20. Waylon, Shooter Jennings Rock One Last Time

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Waylon Forever," billed as the final recordings from outlaw legend Waylon Jennings, will be released Oct. 21 on Vagrant Records, Billboard.com can reveal. "Waylon Forever," billed as the final recordings from outlaw legend Waylo ...

  21. Chart Beat

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred tackles news on Akon, Yusuf Islam, Beyonce and more! DOUBLE TEAMED: Akon has secured his first No. 1 hit on The Billboard Hot 100, but it's not "Smack That," the single that remains No. 2 for the fifth consecutive week. Instead, ...

  22. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. After Four-Disc Set, All Gill Has Left To Try Is Polka

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Years ago, Vince Gill remembers, he went to his record company and proposed the idea of doing "a box set of all new music. Everybody said 'We don't think that's a good idea.' Okay. But it's always bee Years ago, Vince G ...

  25. Gill Drafts Top Stars For Quadruple Album

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vince Gill is readying an unusual boxed set for fall release. While most such sets are career retrospectives, Gill's ambitious, four-CD package, "These Days," will feature only new material. Vince Gill is readying an unusual boxed set ...

  26. McMurtry, Cash, Crowell Top Americana Nominees

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 James McMurtry tops the nominees for the fifth annual Americana Honors & Awards, announced yesterday (June 15) in Nashville. McMurtry earned three nominations for album, artist and song of the yea James McMurtry tops the nominees for the fifth a ...

  27. Ronstadt Teams With Savoy For New Album

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran performer Linda Rondstadt has collaborated with Cajun music artist/scholar Ann Savoy on "Adieu False Heart," due July 25 from Vanguard Records. Veteran performer Linda Rondstadt has collaborated with Cajun music artist/scholar Ann ...

  28. Tribeca Film Festival Embraces Music

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New York's Tribeca Film Festival is greatly expanding its musical offerings this year as part of a Music Lounge sponsored by performing rights society ASCAP. Among this year's performers are Elvis Cos New York's Tribeca Film Festival ...

  29. Chart Beat

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Solo Beyoncé bests her Destiny's Child No. 1 quota, plus inside the stats of Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, Johnny Cash, Dion DiMucci and Mary J. Blige. PICKING UP THE 'CHECK': With "Check On It" (Columbia) advancing to ...

  30. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). " ...

  31. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson answers e-mail from Billboard.com readers. ANTHONY VS. BACKSTREET BOYS Hi Fred, I just noticed the sudden resurgence of "Incomplete" on Billboard's Hot 100. Do you think this has something to do with Anthony Fedorov singi ...

  32. TunesOnTV

    May 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 9-15, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 9 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Neil Diamond (also scheduled: Felicity Huffman). "VH1 All Access: Michael J ...

  33. Heard It on the X

    April 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Los Super Seven's third album is named after the ZZ Top anthem, which paid homage to Mexican border radio's "country Jesus-hillbilly-blues" of the 1960s. Los Super Seven's third album is named after the ZZ Top anthem, which ...

  34. Crowell Celebrates 'Outsider' Status On New CD

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rodney Crowell has been trying to shake labels like "country" and "singer/songwriter" for years, and it's a message he delivers loud and clear on his latest studio album. Rodney Crowell has been trying to shake labels like & ...

  35. CHART BEAT CHAT

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson chats about single-letter song titles, Nat King Cole, Anne Murray and Rascal Flatts. NOT THE THEME TO A CIRQUE DE SOLEIL SHOW Dear Fred, Doesn't "O" by Omarion become the first one-letter title to reach the Hot 100? " ...

  36. Billboard Bits: 'Rose & Briar,' Manics, Davie Allan

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on 'Rose & Briar,' Manics, Davie Allan Jay Farrar; Rosanne Cash; Laurie Anderson; Bob Neuwirth; Terre Roche; Shannon McNally; Jenni Muldaur; Rodney Crowell; Steven Van Zandt; Davie Allan; Jimmy Vivino Billboard Bits: 'Rose &a ...

  37. Agency Group Shutters Nashville Office

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Firm reps Rodney Crowell, Riders in the Sky, more. Firm reps Rodney Crowell, Riders in the Sky, more. News Rodney Crowell ...

  38. Be Here

    October 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After several solid releases, Keith Urban is poised for superstardom. And clearly, "Be Here" will help Urban make that leap. After several solid releases, Keith Urban is poised for superstardom. And clearly, "Be Here" will help U ...

  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. Dozens Of Acts Sign On For Merlefest

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some of the top names in bluegrass and country music have signed on for the 2005 edition of MerleFest, to be held April 28-May 1 at Wilkesboro, N.C. Some of the top names in bluegrass and country music have signed on for the 2005 edition of MerleFes ...

  41. Lynn Takes Two Americana Awards

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Loretta Lynn earned two trophies Friday at the third annual Americana Honors & Awards in Nashville. The veteran country performer was named artist of the year, while her acclaimed Jack White-produ Loretta Lynn earned two trophies Friday at the t ...

  42. Keith Urban: Ready For The Big Time

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from Billboard for Billbaord.com. If you had asked people in the country music industry during the past few years which artist they believe is primed for top-tier success, more often than not their answer would have been "Keith Urban. ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. The Notorious Cherry Bombs

    July 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As country music's most impressive supergroup this side of the Highwaymen, the Notorious Cherry Bombs boast a lineup of Nashville music titans: Rodney Crowell, Vince Gill and Tony Brown, along with Ed As country music's most impressive sup ...

  45. Tony Joe White Gets A Lift From 'Heroines'

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Tony Joe White has enlisted a host of female stars for his first North American album release in six years. Singer/songwriter Tony Joe White has enlisted a host of female stars for his first North American album release in six year ...

  46. Loretta Lynn, Mindy Smith Top AMA Noms

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Americana show set for Sept. 24. Loretta Lynn and Mindy Smith are the top nominees for the 2004 Americana Honors and Awards, to be presented by the Americana Music Assn. (AMA) Sept. 24 in Nashville. Both earned three nominations. Lynn's " ...

  47. New Management For Rodney Crowell

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT DMZ/Columbia artist shifts to Refugee. Rodney Crowell has signed with Refugee Management International in Nashville. The DMZ/Columbia artist was previously managed by New York-based Gary Rabin. Refugee, run by veteran manager Stuart Dill, also han ...

  48. Country Supergroup Cherry Bombs Reunites

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Cherry Bombs have reunited for a new album, to be released in late summer or early fall from Universal South. The original group included Universal South senior partner Tony Brown, along with Rodn The Cherry Bombs have reunited for a new album ...

  49. Family, Friends Salute Johnny Cash In Nashville

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It was an evening of standing ovations last night (Nov. 10) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, as performers from the worlds of country and rock paid tribute to the late Johnny Cash. The concert, w It was an evening of standing ovations last nigh ...

  50. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Nov. 10-16, 2003. The one thing I'm guaranteed to watch this week will be "The Johnny Cash Memorial Tribute." I've got all sorts of personal reasons for tuni ...

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