1. Country Music Hall of Fame Warmly Welcomes Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman & Hank Cochran

    October 27, 2014 7:39 PM EDT Sunday night's Medallion Ceremony at the Country Music Hall of Fame saw three very diverse musical legends inducted into one of music's most exclusive clubs, as Mac Wiseman , Hank Cochran  and Ronnie Milsap were each celebrated for their ...

  2. Country Music Hall of Fame Warmly Welcomes Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman & Hank Cochran

    October 27, 2014 7:39 PM EDT Sunday night's Medallion Ceremony at the Country Music Hall of Fame saw three very diverse musical legends inducted into one of music's most exclusive clubs, as Mac Wiseman , Hank Cochran  and Ronnie Milsap were each celebrated for the ...

  3. Ronnie Milsap on New 21-Disc RCA Collection: 'It's My History'

    October 24, 2014 8:02 PM EDT Ronnie Milsap would be lying if he said that the possibility of being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame hadn't entered his mind -- but, when he got the news, he tells Billboard  it still took him by surprise. "I was here at th ...

  4. Paul Cantor, Former William Morris & Scepter Records Exec, Dies at 86

    January 30, 2014 4:17 AM EST Paul Cantor, an agent at William Morris in the 1950s who went on to manage pop stars such as Dionne Warwick and B.J. Thomas, has died. He was 86. Cantor died Jan. 17 of natural causes at his home in Dana Point, Calif., his son Marc told The Hollyw ...

  5. Kenny Rogers Breaks Down His Biggest Duets: 'There's a Chemistry Between Us'

    October 09, 2013 3:30 PM EDT In part two of our look back at the career of Kenny Rogers to celebrate this week’s release of his newest work, "You Can’t Make Old Friends," we shine the spotlight on the collaborations that Rogers has been a part of. Aside from Willie ...

  6. Music Biz Veteran Jerry Sharell Hospitalized After Machete Attack

    September 16, 2013 6:01 AM EDT The executive-turned-DJ, who has worked with The Carpenters and Joe Cocker, was held hostage in his new girlfriend's home early Sunday. Jerry Sharell, a music industry veteran who played a role in the careers of The Carpenters and Joe Cocke ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Darryl Worley Is Happy to Let Ronnie Milsap Headline His Tennessee River Run Concert

    August 15, 2013 3:45 PM EDT Darryl Worley is gearing up for an exciting weekend of fun in his hometown of Savannah, TN next month – and it's all for a great cause. The singer announced the lineup of events for September 12-14, which will culminate with the 12th Annual ...

  9. Ronnie Milsap

    Ronnie Milsap

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  10. Country Music Hall of Fame: Class of 2012 Cheat Sheet

    January 26, 2012 8:15 AM EST 0 0 0 In February, the Country Music Hall of Fame typically announces the name of three new inductees into the ranks of the genre's most exclusive class. With that in mind, we'd like to offer our thoughts on who might be the honorees in the indi ...

  11. Country Music Preview: 10 for 2012

    January 03, 2012 3:30 PM EST is only a few days old, but there are a few things that we are really looking forward to in the world of country music. There are some big tours and quite a few big albums coming down the turnpike, and it's already looking to be a banner y ...

  12. In Memoriam

    December 08, 2011 7:40 AM EST Joe Arroyo (b. 1955) Salsa star/composer Discovered by Fruko y Sus Tesos leader Julio Ernesto Estrada and known for his high tenor and hit songs "La Noche" and "Rebelión," Joe Arroyo rose to prominence in the '70s to becom ...

  13. Martina McBride, Kellie Pickler Help Opry Go 'Pink'

    October 25, 2011 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Traditionally, the color of the famous barn backdrop of the Grand Ole Opry is red. However, this past Saturday, the color scheme changed just a little -- for a great cause. "Opry Goes Pink" was the theme of the evening at the famous WSM Ra ...

  14. Alabama Returns To Country Songs Summit

    May 23, 2011 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 A labama returns to the top spot on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Country Songs chart, as Brad Paisley 's "Old Alabama," on which the group is featured, ascends 2-1. Alabama had last ruled Country Songs with "Reckless" ...

  15. Kenny Chesney Tallies 20th No. 1 On Country Songs

    April 25, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 K enny Chesney' s "Live a Little" lifts 2-1 to become his landmark 20th No. 1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Country Songs airplay chart. All charts will be refreshed Thursday (April 28) on Billboard.com. Dating to his first we ...

  16. Nelly's 'Dream' Makes No. 1 A Reality

    November 10, 2010 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 SWEET 'DREAM': Nelly extends his lead for most Pop Songs No. 1s among rappers, as "Just a Dream" rises 2-1. The song is the hip-hop star's fifth No. 1, distancing him further from Eminem , who ranks second with three rap top ...

  17. Kenny Chesney Scores A Perfect 10

    September 29, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 THE 'FALL' GUY: A week after the onset of autumn (Sept. 22), Kenny Chesney fittingly tops Country Songs with "The Boys of Fall," which rises 2-1. All charts will be refreshed tomorrow (Sept. 30) on Billboard.com. The football-the ...

  18. Chart Champs: Athletes-Turned-Musicians

    August 17, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Never mind LeBron James, Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh. The most popular and productive member of the Miami Heat is Carlos Arroyo. At least, according to one of Billboard's charts. Arroyo has taken his talents to the Latin Rhythm Airplay survey, wh ...

  19. 'Idol' Finalist Danny Gokey Signs Record Deal

    September 02, 2009 12:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 It took him a bit longer than his fellow contestants, but "American Idol" finalist Danny Gokey has landed a record deal. The 29-year-old Wisconsin native -- who finished third on the show behind Kris Allen and Adam Lambert -- has inked a r ...

  20. Chart Beat: Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Kris Allen

    May 27, 2009 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 PERFECT 'T(H)EN': Brad Paisley becomes one of just five acts in the 65-year history of Hot Country Songs to collect 10 consecutive No. 1s (excluding unpromoted album cuts and holiday songs), as "Then," his 14th career leader, ris ...

  21. This Day in Music

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour in Tulsa, Okla. 2006 - Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour in Tulsa, Okla. 2006 - Africa's best-known ...

  22. GENE WATSON, "In a Perfect World"

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to believe traditionalist Watson has been around for as long as he has -- his first big hit was 1975's "Love in the Hot Afternoon." It's hard to believe traditionalist Watson has been around for as long as he has - ...

  23. Chart Beat Chat

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood, misspelled werds and more! HOW DOES BROOKS FIT IN? Dear Fred, While there is a great deal of talk about Garth Brooks' debut at No. 1 on Hot Country Songs, I noticed that songs 2-6 on ...

  24. Milsap Signs With Erv Woolsey

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary country star Ronnie Milsap has signed with the Erv Woolsey Company for management. He was previously represented by Burt Stein at Gold Mountain Management. Milsap has scored 35 No. 1 songs on the Billboard country airplay charts since co ...

  25. This Day in Music

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour in Tulsa, Okla. 2006 - Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour in Tulsa, Okla. 2006 - Africa's best-known ...

  26. Chart Beat

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses George Strait, Kellie Pickler, JoJo and more! THE STRAIT LIFE: All chart records, even the ones that go unchallenged for years, are bound to be broken one day. For the last 20 years and three weeks, Conway Twitty has held the record f ...

  27. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, ...

  28. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: ...

  29. This Day in Music

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1981 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "I Love a Rainy Night," Eddie Rabbit. Before recording on his own, the singer writes songs for Elvis Presley, Ronnie Milsap, Tom Jones and Dr. Hook.<br clear="no 2000 - Doug Stone ...

  30. Miranda Lambert

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fresno and San Diego are nice, but it's Las Vegas that gets turned on it's ear. So where did I leave off last week? Oh yeah, I got to ride on a private jet to Nashville –- thanks to George Strait. After a couple days off, I woke up EARLY T ...

  31. Chart Beat

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 This week's examination of Billboard's chart stats is overwhelmingly country, with George Strait, Conway Twitty, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash all in the spotlight, along with hip-hop act D4L and late STRAIT TO NO. 1: A chart record that ha ...

  32. This Day in Music

    March 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Doug Stone is injured when his ultra-light aircraft crashes near Nashville. His guitarist, Rusty Van Sickle, rushes him to Northcrest Medical Center. 2000 - Doug Stone is injured when his ultra-light aircraft crashes near N ...

  33. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson discusses the Beatles, George Strait, falls from No. 1, "American Juniors" and Madonna with readers. JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE AND RINGO Dear Fred, I enjoy reading your "Chart Beat Bonus" and "Chart Beat Chat" col ...

  34. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Aug. 18-24, 2003. How about that blackout for ya? Well, the power's back on and the TV's glowing again, so life is getting back to normal. Now settle into that easy ch ...

  35. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: Downloads and satellite radio, Euro pop, falls from No. 1, Led Zeppelin, methodology, most No. 1 titles, 50 Cent, and arti iWILL Hi Fred, I am very interested in ...

  36. This Day in Music

    March 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Doug Stone is injured when his ultra-light aircraft crashes near Nashville. His guitarist, Rusty Van Sickle, rushes him to Northcrest Medical Center. 2000 - Doug Stone is injured when his ultra-light aircraft crashes near N ...

  37. Steven Curtis Chapman Pushes Boundaries

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. At a time when church-driven music dominates the Christian industry, and many of his peers are releasing praise and worship albums or hymns collections, Steven Curtis Chapman is boldly going where no on ...

  38. Jackson, Brooks & Dunn Triple Up At ACMs

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Contemporary country mainstays Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson each walked away from the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards last night (May 22) with three statuettes. "Where Were You Contemporary country mainstays Brooks & ...