1. 'Get Off My Lawn': Readers Respond to Country's 'Image Problem'

    September 27, 2013 11:30 AM EDT Last week’s column  drew comments from readers in such disparate country music hotbeds as Australia and Brazil. Citing recent critical comments about current country music from some of the format’s own stars, including Zac Brown and Gary Allan, ...

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  3. Backbeat: Darius Rucker Debuts 'True Believers' At CMA Week With Mike Dungan, Frank Rogers, More

    October 31, 2012 7:09 PM EDT Darius Rucker peforms with songwriter Frank Rogers. (Photo: Chris Hollo) Darius Rucker previewed his third Capitol Records Nashville album, True Believers , today (Oct. 30) for an industry crowd at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nash ...

  4. Publishing Briefs: Kobalt Music Group Inks Deal With Paul McCartney, MPL Communications

    July 24, 2012 6:00 AM EDT Kobalt Signs Up McCartney Kobalt Music Group Ltd.has signed an exclusive long-term administration deal with Paul McCartney and MPL Communications covering the world outside North America, the U.K. and Ireland. As part of the deal, Kobalt will also ...

  5. Jake Owen Talks No. 1s, 'Brothers' Tour & New Single

    June 20, 2012 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 After being a chart presence since 2006's "Yee Haw," Jake Owen is in the thick of his hottest streak yet. With the recent ascension of "Alone With You" into the top spot on the Hot Country Singles chart, Owen has rung up bac ...

  6. Uncle Kracker Can't Classify New Album: 'Put It In the Super Fun Section'

    August 16, 2011 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Uncle Kracker gets "greasy and fun" on his fifth studio album, "Postcards From Home," which he plans to release in early 2012 after putting out a first single this fall. "I don't know how to describe it, to be honest wi ...

  7. Uncle Kracker Recording in Nashville Before Kenny Chesney Tour

    February 15, 2011 4:19 PM EST 0 0 0 U ncle Kracker is headed to Nashville this week to start recording his fifth album and follow-up to 2009's "Happy Hour." "I'm kind of excited -- actually, the most excited I've been in a long time," the former hype ...

  8. Kenny Chesney's 'Hemingway's Whiskey': Track-By-Track Preview

    August 20, 2010 10:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney 's new album "Hemingway's Whiskey" isn't out until Sept. 28, but the Country chart-topper gave Billboard an in-depth preview, discussing the record's 11 songs track by track, and in the process revealing h ...