1. Roger Miller

    Roger Miller

    1 Albums, 1 Songs

    • Roger and Out
    • Roger Miller
    • The Third Time Around
    • Words and Music
    • The Return of Roger Miller
    • Walkin
    • Dear Folks, Sorry I Haven
  2. Roger Miller

    Roger Miller

    5 Albums, 15 Songs

  3. Francis W. Preston, 1928-2012

    June 14, 2012 7:30 PM EDT Former BMI ­president/CEO Frances Williams Preston, often referred to as "the best friend a songwriter ever had," died of congestive heart failure on June 13 at her home in Nashville. The tireless executive, whose early career duties inc ...

  4. Weekly Chart Notes: Maroon 5, Gotye, Flo Rida

    April 27, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa connect to Hot 100 history through 'Payphone.' M aroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa teaming up on "Payphone" turned out to be a good call. As the pop/rock band and rapper roar onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 3, th ...

  5. Adele's Big Night: Where It Ranks in Grammy History

    February 13, 2012 1:53 AM EST Adele backstage at the Grammmy Awards holding her six trophies (Getty Images) Adele's big night at the Grammys doesn't set any new records, but it does enroll the British singer in an elite club of triple-crown winners for the Recording ...

  6. Dean Martin Renaissance On Deck with New CD, DVD, Book Launches

    March 21, 2011 2:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hoping to extend the renaissance of Dean Martin that has occurred over the last five years, a collection of DVDs, CDs and a coffee table book will be released in late May and June, while a boxed set is in the works with an eye for a release late thi ...

  7. In 'Country Strong' Movie, Gwyneth Paltrow Channels Her Inner Singer

    January 07, 2011 4:22 PM EST 0 0 0 "Country Strong," out in theaters today (Jan. 7), represents an odd amalgamation of entertainment genres. Pop stars Britney Spears and Michael Jackson inspired the film's heartbreaking theme, fleshed out by Gwyneth Paltrow, who is cas ...

  8. Toby Keith Firing Off Singles from 'Bullets'

    August 24, 2010 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country icon Toby Keith was so prolific in writing for his new album, the forthcoming "Bullets in the Gun," he actually took two songs off the album that he felt were potential singles. "When I finished cutting the tracks, I felt like ...

  9. Travis Tritt Going Indie For New Album

    June 30, 2010 10:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Twenty years after releasing his first album -- the double-platinum, reputation-staking "Country Club" -- Travis Tritt plans to take his recording career into his own hands. The Georgia-based country star tells Billboard.com that before he ...

  10. Court: Widow Owns 'King Of The Road' Copyright

    March 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The widow of country music legend Roger Miller has won a protracted legal battle over the rights to some of his biggest hits, including "King of the Road." A federal judge ruled last week that Mary Miller and Roger Miller Music, Inc. own ...

  11. Country Songs Inspire TV Dramas

    March 13, 2009 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country songs can sure tell stories. Now the TV production company Granada America wants to make some of those stories into a series of one-hour TV dramas. The film-producing duo of Mark Roberts and Lorena David ("Strangers With Candy," &q ...

  12. Watching The 'Watchmen' Soundtrack

    March 03, 2009 6:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Last summer’s “The Dark Knight” was perhaps the most highly anticipated superhero film of all time— until Zack Snyder’s “Watchmen,” due March 6, came rumbling along. Adapted from the blockbuster 1985 graphic novel by writer Alan Moore and artist Dav ...

  13. Chart Beat: T.I., Beyonce, David Cook, Usher, Flo Rida, T-Pain

    November 26, 2008 2:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses T.I., Beyonce, David Cook, Christmas albums and more! DOUBLING UP: For the first time in the 50-year history of the Hot 100, two lead artists hold down the top four positions on the chart, dividing this territory equally betwe ...

  14. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2006 - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2004 - For his enduring influence and contr ...

  15. This Day in Music

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Bruce Springsteen kicks off his solo "Devils & Dust" tour in Michigan, at Motown's Fox Theatre. 2005 - Bruce Springsteen kicks off his solo "Devils & Dust" tour in Michigan, at Motown's Fox Theatre. 2004 ...

  16. Billboard Goes To The Grammys: A 50-Year Retrospective

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As the Grammy Awards turn 50, here's a look back at music's biggest night -- from the 1958 inaugural event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to last year's Dixie Chicks triumph at Los Angeles' Staples Cente As the Grammy Awards turn 50 ...

  17. This Day in Music

    January 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Bryan Harvey, former guitarist with the early 1990s duo House Of Freaks, is found murdered along with his family in Richmond, Va. Harvey, his wife Kathryn and their two daughters, aged 9 and 4, 2006 - Bryan Harvey, former guitarist with the e ...

  18. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2006 - Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 with "Press Play." 2004 - For his enduring influence and contr ...

  19. This Day in Music

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Bruce Springsteen kicks off his solo "Devils & Dust" tour in Michigan, at Motown's Fox Theatre. 2005 - Bruce Springsteen kicks off his solo "Devils & Dust" tour in Michigan, at Motown's Fox Theatre. 2004 ...

  20. This Day in Music

    January 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Bryan Harvey, former guitarist with the early 1990s duo House Of Freaks, is found murdered along with his family in Richmond, Va. Harvey, his wife Kathryn and their two daughters, aged 9 and 4, 2006 - Bryan Harvey, former guitarist with the e ...

  21. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Los Angeles sheriff's investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting h 2004 - For his enduring influen ...

  22. Chart Beat

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Daniel Powter, John Mayer, Alan Jackson and more! 'BAD' IS THE NEW GOOD: A tenacious Daniel Powter maintains his grip on pole position on the Adult Contemporary chart, giving his debut single "Bad Day" (Warner Bros ...

  23. This Day in Music

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Eric Clapton is reunited on a TV stage in London with his former Derek & the Dominos keyboard player Bobby Whitlock, for their first performance together in 29 years. The setting is 2005 - Bruce Springsteen kicks off hi ...

  24. Mission Of Burma Preps New Album, DVD

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Influential rock trio Mission Of Burma will re-emerge with a number of projects this spring, including a new studio album, "The Obliterati," and a band documentary. Influential rock trio Mission Of Burma will re-emerge with a number of pro ...

  25. This Day In Music

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST - Backstreet Boy Nick Carter is arrested on suspicion of refusing to follow police officers' orders to leave a nightclub after a fight breaks out. The youngest of the five-member pop group at age 2004 - Daniel Bedingfield is injured in a c ...

  26. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Los Angeles sheriff's investigators search for Sandra Ann Rosas, the wife of Los Lobos singer-guitarist Cesar Rosas, after finding her van abandoned in La Puente, Calif., and arresting h 2004 - For his enduring influen ...

  27. This Day in Music

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Jazz violinist-guitarist Claude "Fiddler" Williams dies of pneumonia in Kansas City, Mo. He is 96. 2004 - Jazz violinist-guitarist Claude "Fiddler" Williams dies of pneumonia in Kansas City, Mo. He is 96 ...

  28. This Day in Music

    January 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Daniel Bedingfield is injured in a car crash in Whangerei, New Zealand. The 24-year-old singer suffers moderate injuries. Beddingfield, who was driving the vehicle, is treated and releas 2004 - Daniel Bedingfield is injured ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Mission Of Burma, Remy Zero, Earle

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Mission Of Burma, Remy Zero, Earle Seminal Boston underground rock outfit Mission Of Burma has signed to Matador and is working on its first new studio album since 1982's "Vs." The group -- guitarist Roger Miller, bassist Clin ...

  30. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus stops in 16 different locations on Nashville's Music Row throughout the day to collect food for Second Harvest Food Bank 2000 - Billy Ray Cyrus lends hi ...

  31. This Day in Music

    April 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, the effervescent, sometimes volatile rapping member of the Grammy-winning R&B trio TLC, is killed in a car crash in Honduras. Lopes, who would have turned 31 t 2002 - Lisa "Left Eye ...

  32. This Day in Music

    January 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>AOL Music bows its "First Listen" service, which gives users streaming access to new songs from participating artists before they are played on the radio. R&B artist Brandy is the fi 2002 - AOL Music bows its ...

  33. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus stops in 16 different locations on Nashville's Music Row throughout the day to collect food for Second Harvest Food Bank 2000 - Billy Ray Cyrus lends hi ...

  34. Anthony Smith

    July 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Already a commercially successful songwriter, East Tennessee native Anthony Smith now makes some big noise as a recording artist with this Mercury debut. Already a commercially successful songwriter, East Tennessee native Anthony Smith now makes som ...

  35. Third Chuck E. Weiss Album Due

    January 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The long, slowly budding career of Chuck E. Weiss continues Jan. 22 with the release of his third album, "Old Souls & Wolf Tickets" (Rykodisc). The album is the follow-up to 1999's Tom Waits-produ The long, slowly budding career o ...

  36. Mission Of Burma Reforms After 19-Year Hiatus

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Legendary Boston underground rock act Mission Of Burma will play its first shows in nearly 19 years Jan. 12 at New York's Irving Plaza and Jan. 18 at Boston's Avalon Ballroom. The gigs preceed a <a hr Legendary Boston underground rock a ...

  37. Lucky Silver Dollar

    August 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shawn Camp has been a highly successful songsmith for others, less so when he steps into the spotlight on his own, despite his obvious skills as a performer. Shawn Camp has been a highly successful songsmith for others, less so when he steps into th ...

  38. Part II

    June 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If Brad Paisley feels pressured by his mantle of trad country's savior, he certainly doesn't show it. If Brad Paisley feels pressured by his mantle of trad country's savior, he certainly doesn't show it. He does, though, live up ...

  39. Paisley Follows Hit Debut With 'Part II'

    April 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "He's able to keep one foot on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry and the other foot on the CMA [Country Music Association] stage," says RCA Label Group chairman Joe Galante of Brad Paisley's appeal. "He's able to keep one ...

  40. Paisley Follows Hit Debut With 'Part II'

    April 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "He's able to keep one foot on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry and the other foot on the CMA [Country Music Association] stage," says RCA Label Group chairman Joe Galante of Brad Paisley's appeal. "He "He's able to ...