1. Ronnie Dunn on New Album, Insecurity and 'Inconvenient Truths' of the Music Business

    October 05, 2016 2:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 For a world-class vocalist, Ronnie Dunn is surprisingly humble — even insecure — about his considerable abilities. Joking that he’s “neurotic,” Dunn admits, “I’m scared every time I walk up to the mic. Never have I felt like I had a perfect performa ...

  2. That Ain't No Shed! Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and More Country Stars With Palatial Party Barns

    August 03, 2016 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 L ast summer, while he was planning the bash to fete his fifth album, Kill the Lights , country crooner Luke Bryan , 40, didn’t scout just any private, A-list locale. Rather, he brought the party to him, drawing 100 music industry insiders to an exp ...

  3. Steven Tyler, Brett Eldredge and George Ezra to Appear on the New Season of 'Front and Center': Exclusive

    January 20, 2016 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 Front and Center , the concert series that airs nationwide on public television, is back and now on its sixth season.  Launched in the spring of 2012, the hour-long music program -- which has has brought concert footage from Grammy-winning rock and ...

  4. Ronnie Dunn Talks Vegas With Reba & New Single: 'I Think People Are Going to Be Pleasantly Surprised'

    July 29, 2015 9:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 There’s always a certain bit of myth in the entertainment business. Sometimes, things can sound a lot more emotional than they actually were. Ronnie Dunn laughed just a little bit when asked recently about the supposed dinner Reba McEntire had with ...

  5. What Country Singers Think About Ronnie Dunn

    What Country Singers Think About Ronnie Dunn

    April 30, 2015 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country music legend Ronnie Dunn joins The Doctors. The Doctors went out to the recent Country Music Awards to learn what other country music singers thought about him. music , TheDoctors , 5minmedia , country singer , interviews , The Doctors , Cos ...

  6. ACM Awards 2015: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line Win Big

    April 20, 2015 12:17 AM EDT 1.259 k 127 37 In what has become the norm for country music award shows, the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards could aptly be titled the " Miranda Lambert Show" as the superstar bagged a haul that included song of the year, album of the year ...

  7. Ronnie Dunn Enjoys Freedom of Going Indie, Premieres New Song (Exclusive)

    April 05, 2014 10:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dunn talks about his new album "Peace, Love, and Country Music" -- Listen to the exclusive premiere of "You Should See You Now" Since the arrival of Brooks & Dunn on the scene in 1991 with "Brand New Man," Ronnie Du ...

  8. Chart Moves: Joan Jett Returns to Billboard 200, Randy Travis Album Hits Top 40 on Country Albums, Remixed Rush Debuts

    October 10, 2013 8:25 PM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, it was all about Justin Timberlake, as the star earned his second No. 1 album this year. His new "The 20/20 Experience (2 of 2)" debuted atop the chart, selling 350,000 copies, according to ...

  9. Keith Urban's 'Fuse' Ignites On Country Charts

    September 19, 2013 1:50 PM EDT Keith Urban debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and Top Country Albums with "Fuse," which arrives with 98,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's his fourth top start on the country tally and his second on the Billboard 200. ...

  10. Sammy Hagar, 'Bad on Fords and Chevrolets' (Feat. Ronnie Dunn): Exclusive Song Premiere

    September 03, 2013 10:30 AM EDT 2.961 k 60 22 0 Red Rocker's new album (out Sept. 24) includes guests like Kid Rock, Nancy Wilson and a fellow Van Halen alum; Plus, he talks a third Chickenfoot record and why he doesn't plan on selling his rum line "Sammy Hagar & Frie ...

  11. America's Labor Party: 26 Country Songs for the American Worker

    September 01, 2013 7:00 PM EDT Within this article you'll find a playlist of every song mentioned within -- 26 in all -- that we hope will give an appropriate spin to your Labor Day. This piece first appeared in our twice-weekly "Country Update" newsletter, which ...

  12. Kelly Clarkson Is 'Wrapped in Red' for Holiday Album

    August 20, 2013 4:05 AM EDT For Kelly Clarkson, Christmas will arrive just in time for Halloween with the debut of her first-ever holiday album. The American Idol season-one winner announced that her new release, titled "Wrapped in Red," will drop on Oct. 29. " ...

  13. Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson Star in Toby Keith's Twister Relief Concert

    July 07, 2013 7:54 AM EDT Some of country music's biggest stars, including Garth Brooks, Toby Keith and many others with ties to Oklahoma, played a sold-out show Saturday at the University of Oklahoma to raise money for the victims of the recent tornadoes that straf ...

  14. Scalpers Pass On Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert

    July 05, 2013 4:30 AM EDT A concert benefiting Oklahoma tornado victims has drawn some of the biggest names in country music, but with proceeds intended for charity it is not attracting scalpers hoping to prey on an unsuspecting public. Oklahoma natives Toby Keith and Gart ...

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  16. Grammy Awards 2013: Major Nominees List

    December 05, 2012 11:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Wednesday (December 5) with Fun., Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) leading the way with six nods apiece. Below is a list of the majo ...

  17. Grammy Awards 2013: Major Nominees List

    December 05, 2012 11:00 PM EST The nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Wednesday (Dec. 5) with Fun., Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, Kanye West, Jay-Z and Dan Auerbach (The Black Keys) leading the way with six nods apiece. Below is a list of the major ...

  18. Brad Paisley, Ben Hayslip Win Big at ASCAP Country Awards

    October 30, 2012 3:21 PM EDT From left; ASCAP's Randy Grimmett, Cal IV's Daniel Hill, songwriter Terry Sawchuk, songwriter Eric Paslay, Cal IV's Natalie Harker and Billy Lynn, ASCAP's Michael Martin. Songwriter/artist of the year Brad Paisley and songwrite ...

  19. Billboard's Touring Conference: What's In It For Artists? Plenty!

    October 16, 2012 7:00 AM EDT More artists than ever will participate in panels and sessions at the 2012 Billboard Touring Conference, set for Nov. 7-8 in New York. Register today for the Billboard Touring Conference & Awards November 7-8 in New York City and Save $50 (Use ...

  20. Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood Honor the Greats At Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction

    October 08, 2012 5:37 PM EDT Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Marc Cohn, Bekka Bramlett and J. Fred Knobloch were among those paying tribute Sunday night (Oct.7) as Larry Henley, Kim Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Tony Arata were inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hal ...

  21. Songwriters Hall of Fame: Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood Honor the Greats

    October 08, 2012 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Larry Henley, Kim Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter among the honorees in Nashville. Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Marc Cohn, Bekka Bramlett and J. Fred Knobloch were among those paying tribute Sunday night (Oct.7) as Larry Henley, Kim Williams, Mary ...

  22. Songwriter to Songwriter: Jamey Johnson to Hank Cochran

    October 08, 2012 2:14 PM EDT Jamey Johnson fetes country legend on new tribute album. At the very end of the spare, evocative "That's Why I Write Songs," the last track on Jamey Johnson's 2010 double-album "The Guitar Song", Johnson offers, bar ...

  23. Kix Brooks Walks Alone

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Kix Brooks strikes out solo with 'New to This Town'. After 20 years as half of veteran hitmaking duo Brooks & Dunn alongside Ronnie Dunn, Kix Brooks is returning to solo status with the Sept. 11 release of "New to This Town" ...

  24. Jamey Johnson Releasing Hank Cochran Tribute Album

    August 02, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Award-winning singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson is set to release "Livin' For a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran," on Oct. 16. The Buddy Cannon -produced homage to the late country great Hank Cochran , which will be available first on vi ...

  25. Kix Brooks Reboots Solo Career With 'New to This Town'

    July 09, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I'm ready to get it out there," singer tells Billboard of first solo effort since end of duo Brooks & Dunn Kix Brooks finally has a date, but not that kind of date. Arista Nashville recently announced that Brooks' new album, ...

  26. Jordin Sparks, Carrie Underwood Among Presenters for CMT Music Awards

    June 04, 2012 2:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hollywood and Nashville will come together this summer for the 11th annual CMT Music Awards, hosted this year by country superstar Toby Keith and House of Lies actress Kristen Bell. A wide array of stars will be on hand for the June 6 ceremony, incl ...

  27. Ronnie Dunn Adds New Songs to Expanded Solo Album

    May 29, 2012 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ronnie Dunn is teaming up with Cracker Barrel for a great cause. Dunn is offering an expanded edition of his self-titled Arista album at all of the restaurant's locations, as well as their website . A portion of the proceeds from sales of this ...

  28. Ronnie Dunn's Solo Move: 'It's Going to Take More Than a Year'

    March 15, 2012 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Ronnie Dunn released "Bleed Red," his solo single for Arista Nashville last year, he faced a unique challenge that no "new" artist had ever faced before. He wasn't just competing with artists such as Kenny Chesney, Carr ...

  29. Stars to Celebrate Johnny Cash's 80th With Concert

    February 28, 2012 8:50 AM EST 0 0 0 A diverse all-star lineup will celebrate the 80th birthday of Johnny Cash with an April concert. Kenny Chesney, Kris Kristofferson, Lucinda Williams, Ray LaMontagne and Jamey Johnson are among the performers scheduled to appear in "We Walk the ...

  30. Johnny Cash Tribute To Feature Kenny Chesney, Kris Kristofferson, Amy Lee, Others

    February 28, 2012 7:09 AM EST NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A diverse all-star lineup will celebrate the 80th birthday of Johnny Cash with an April concert. Backbeat: Live From Coldplay's New Year's Eve Taping @ Austin City Limits (In Mid-September) Kenny Chesney, Kris Kr ...

  31. Kix Brooks' New Single a 'Freedom of Sorts'

    February 17, 2012 5:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Last year, Ronnie Dunn released his first solo project since Brooks & Dunn walked away on top in the summer of 2010. While Dunn was climbing the charts with "Bleed Red" and "Cost Of Livin," many fans wondered about the solo p ...

  32. Country Music's Biggest Moments of 2011

    December 29, 2011 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 There have been many memorable moments in the world of country music in 2011. While choosing only ten might be a little difficult, these are moments that really got people talking during the year. More Country: Top Singles | Top Albums | The Year in ...

  33. CMA Awards: Taylor Swift Reclaims Top Prize

    November 09, 2011 11:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry Shine on Country's Biggest Night It was a mix of old favorites and new blood at the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards, as many acts on the show claimed their first trophies. The first aw ...

  34. Chris Daughtry to Belt National Anthem at World Series

    October 28, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's taken to the seventh and final game, but the World Series is finally ready to rock a little with the national anthem. "American Idol" alum Chris Daughtry will take Star-Spangled Banner duties before Game 7 Friday between the Texa ...

  35. The Raconteurs Reform, Return Home, Rock Inaugural MI Fest

    September 19, 2011 1:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs capped the first week of their reactivation on Sept. 17, closing the inaugural MI Fest with a blazing 90-minute set at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. It was a homecoming of sorts for the group, which played two ...

  36. Steve Holy Returns After (Another) 5-Year Break

    September 08, 2011 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's an exciting time to be Steve Holy these days. The Curb recording artist is set to release his third album, "Love Don't Run" on Tuesday, Sept. 13. It contains the hit title track, which currently sits at No. 19 on the Billboa ...

  37. Weekly Chart Notes: 'Dirty Dancing,' Miranda Lambert, Drake

    August 12, 2011 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 'DIRTY DANCING' ON THE CHARTS: When news broke this week about how the 1987 hit film "Dirty Dancing" was being remade, we were immediately reminded about what a phenomenon its soundtrack was on Billboard's charts. The movie ...

  38. Adele Reclaims No. 1 on Billboard 200, 'Book of Mormon' Makes History

    June 15, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 While Adele's "21" returns, as expected, to the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a tenth non-consecutive week (114,000; down 5%) and Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" falls to No. 2 (100,000; down 42%), the re ...

  39. Adele's '21' to Return to No. 1 on Billboard 200

    June 08, 2011 7:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 A dele's "21" album is headed back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week, as Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" will likely slip to No. 2 after two weeks leading the tally . If "21" returns to the top, ...

  40. Ronnie Dunn 'Scared to Death' of Launching Solo Career

    June 08, 2011 9:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a superstar foundation from his 20 years in Brooks & Dunn , Ronnie Dunn says that he went into his new solo career "scared to death." "I think fear and insecurity are great motivators," Dunn, who released "Ronnie ...

  41. Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum to Headline Tornado-Relief Concert

    May 06, 2011 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country music stars Hank Williams Jr. , Keith Urban , Tim McGraw and Lady Antebellum are to hold a concert to raise funds for victims of storms and tornadoes that struck Alabama and nearby states, organizers said on Thursday. Country Music Televisio ...

  42. Chart Highlights: Adult Pop, Rap Songs & More

    February 07, 2011 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and debuts on the surveys listed below. All our charts are refreshed on billboard.com every Thursday. Pop Songs *** No. ...

  43. Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney Lead ACM Award Nominations

    February 01, 2011 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 M iranda Lambert , one of country music's hottest entertainers, led the way on Tuesday with seven nominations for the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, including her first Entertainer of the Year nod. Lambert learned firsthand of her ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. Taylor Swift Named BMI Songwriter Of The Year

    November 10, 2010 7:17 AM EST 0 0 0 Taylor Swift was named country songwriter of the year at the BMI Awards, becoming the youngest person to win the award at age 20. The pop sensation also won country song of the year with co-writer Liz Rose for "You Belong With Me." She ...

  46. Brooks & Dunn End 20-Year Career at Nashville Show

    September 03, 2010 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 The first song Brooks & Dunn ever sang together has become their last. The country music duo closed out a 20-year career at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night (Sept. 2) with their 1991 debut single, "Brand New Man," d ...

  47. Brooks & Dunn End 20-Year Career At Nashville Show

    September 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The first song Brooks & Dunn ever sang together has become their last. The country music duo closed out a 20-year career at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night (Sept. 2) with their 1991 debut single, "Brand New Man," ...

  48. Carrie Underwood Takes Top Prize At CMT Awards

    June 10, 2010 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The fans love Carrie Underwood and they proved it again during the CMT Music Awards. The former "American Idol" champ won Wednesday night's top honor, video of the year for "Cowboy Casanova," and CMT performance of the year ...

  49. Brooks & Dunn, Taylor Swift To Perform At CMA Awards

    October 06, 2009 11:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 43rd annual Country Music Association awards will offer fans one of the last chances to see Brooks & Dunn before they split next year . The popular duo joins a star-studded lineup, including all five entertainer of the year nominees, schedul ...

  50. Brooks & Dunn, Taylor Swift To Perform At CMA Awards

    October 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The 43rd annual Country Music Association awards will offer fans one of the last chances to see Brooks & Dunn before they split next year. The popular duo joins a star-studded lineup, including all five entertainer of the year nominees, schedu ...

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