1. Zooey Deschanel to Play Loretta Lynn in New Musical

    May 11, 2012 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country Music Hall of Fame member Loretta Lynn is taking her life story to Broadway, and she has tapped film and TV actress Zooey Deschanel to play her on stage. Lynn, 80, unveiled plans for a musical adaptation of "Coal Miner's Daughter&q ...

  2. Loretta Lynn Hospitalized with Pneumonia, Cancels Shows

    October 24, 2011 10:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country music singer Loretta Lynn was hospitalized over the weekend with the early stages of pneumonia, according to a representative of the performer. The 76-year-old Lynn was scheduled to perform Saturday at the Performing Arts Center in Ashland, ...

  3. 2010 CMA Awards Echo On Country Songs

    November 23, 2010 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 The two hosts, and a legendary performer, translate their exposure on the 44th Annual Country Music Association Awards (Nov. 10) into their latest successes on Billboard's Country Songs chart. 'ME': After winning his first coveted CMA ...

  4. CMA Awards 2010: 10 Things You Didn't See on TV

    November 11, 2010 12:46 AM EST 0 0 0 Not all of the excitement at the 2010 CMA Awards happened on the stage. Here's 10 memorable moments that you didn't see on TV: 1. Neither Miranda Lambert nor Blake Shelton had ever won a CMA award prior to 2010, but all that changed before ...

  5. Loretta Lynn Honored by Kid Rock, Paramore on Tribute Album

    October 22, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Few artists can claim as diverse or loyal a fan base as country music icon Loretta Lynn , as evidenced by the lineup of artists contributing tracks to tribute album "Coal Miner's Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn," due Nov. 9 on Col ...

  6. Country Stars Turn Out For Tribute To Loretta Lynn

    October 13, 2010 5:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's a long way from the winding roads of Butcher Holler, Kentucky, to the superhighway of country music, but on Tuesday night (Oct. 12) "Coal Miner's Daughter" Loretta Lynn was honored at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville for her mo ...

  7. That's How Country Boys (And Girls) Roll

    August 03, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 'GOOD' JOB, JERROD: Billboard's Country Songs chart, to be refreshed, along with all surveys, Thursday on billboard.com, sports several notable feats this week, beginning at the summit. Jerrod Niemann notches his first No. 1, as " ...

  8. Schuyler Fisk

    February 24, 2009 5:49 PM EST 0 0 0 Schuyler Fisk 's departure from Universal Records after four years and no releases may have been the best thing to happen to her musical career. "Everybody at Universal wanted me to be the best artist I can be, and everyone had different i ...

  9. McGraw, Yoakam Teaming For Xmas Film

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jon Favreau and country music stars Tim McGraw and Dwight Yoakam are hoppin' in the saddle with Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn for New Line Cinema's romantic comedy "Four Christmases." Jon Favreau and country music stars Tim ...

  10. Film Roundup: Ludacris Goes Elfin, Matthews Gets Dark

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris and Dave Matthews are heading to the silver screen in a holiday film and a family drama, respectively. Ludacris, whose real name is Chris Bridges, has joined the cast of the Warner Bros. Pict Ludacris and Dave Matthews are heading to the si ...

  11. Musicians Join Gap Ad Campaign

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Willie Nelson, Marianne Faithfull, Ryan Adams, Tweet, and Jakob Dylan of the Wallflowers will be seen and heard performing in television ads as part of clothing retailer Gap's "For Every Generation" g Willie Nelson, Marianne Faithfull ...

  12. Loretta Lynn To Get Doctorate

    January 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Coal Miner's Daughter soon will receive a new moniker -- Dr. Loretta Lynn. The University of Kentucky's board of trustees has approved an honorary doctorate for the 66-year-old country singer and The Coal Miner's Daughter soon wil ...