1. Terri Clark Is 'Giddy' Over New Gig As Host Of Country Gold

    March 30, 2016 12:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 Terri Clark is a big fan of ’90s country, and not just because most of her own hits occurred during the latter half of that decade. She calls the era’s music “pretty amazing,” noting, “They were still writing songs about stories and life” in those d ...

  2. Ian McLagan Remembered at Austin Music Awards

    March 19, 2015 4:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 There were lots of winners at the 33rd annual Austin Music Awards on Wednesday night. But it was a loss that resonated most deeply during the ceremony. Ian McLagan , the former Small Faces and Faces keyboardist and an adopted Texan who died on Dec. ...

  3. Sunny Sweeney

    Sunny Sweeney

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  4. Sunny Sweeney Prepares For Country Throwdown Tour's Nashville Stop

    June 29, 2012 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The third annual Country Throwdown Tour Fired Up by Kingsford® has had fans clamoring for more at each stop, and as the tour prepares to come to a close with a July 8 Nashville stop at The Woods at Fontanel, the buzz is being heard all around Music ...

  5. Kip Moore, Eric Church Crack Top 10 on Country Songs

    April 26, 2012 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hank Williams III meanwhile Scores Hot Shot Debut at No. 16 on Country Albums Newcomer Kip Moore claims his first top 10 and Eric Church collects his fourth and fastest trip to the upper tier, completing his second set of two straight top 10's ...

  6. Backbeat: ACM Weekend With Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley; Capitol and Warner Afterparties and Blake Shelton's NRA Celebrity Shoot!

    April 03, 2012 2:01 PM EDT From left: Musicians Craig Morgan, Blake Shelton and TV personality Lee Lakosky participate in the NRA Country ACM Celebrity Shoot Hosted By Blake Shelton at the Desert Hills Shooting Club in South Boulder City, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Gett ...

  7. Justin Moore Embraces Tour With Blake Shelton

    March 09, 2012 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Justin Moore has a very talented A&R staff at The Valory Music Group, the label for which he records. But, there's someone else who has a vested interest in his career that has a pretty good winning percentage as well -- his wife, Kate, who ...

  8. Sunny Sweeney's Challenge to Brad Paisley

    March 06, 2012 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 After Pranking Star on Last Day of Tour, Says 'Dude, Get Me Back' S unny Sweeney admits that the past couple of weeks would have to stand tall among the highlights of her career so far. After a 2011 to remember, where she entered the top t ...

  9. Faith Hill Shows Off New Songs at Radio Seminar

    February 27, 2012 11:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Faith Hill returned to a Country Radio Seminar-related stage for the first time in quite a few years on Friday (Feb. 24) to perform as part of the Warner Brothers-sponsored luncheon. She took to the stage with a stirring performance of her 2005 hit ...

  10. Backbeat: Faith Hill, Eli Young Band, David Nail Rock CRS 2012's Final Day

    February 25, 2012 3:47 PM EST The 2012 CRS New Faces line-up. The final day of Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2012 featured a variety of panels and events and capped by the annual New Faces Show, which showcased young artists trying to make themselves known at radio. The morning ...

  11. Backbeat: Martina McBride, Scott Borchetta, Jimmy Harnen Attend Big Machine Showcase At CRS

    February 23, 2012 5:51 PM EST Featured below from L to R: (back) Jay DeMarcus, Chris Thompson, James Young, Joe Don Rooney, Jon Jones, CMT's Brian Phillips, Cherrill Green, and Dean Berner. (middle) Reid Perry, Kimberly Perry, Sunny Sweeney, Thomas Rhett, Gary Levox, Mike ...

  12. Sunny Sweeney Marries Longtime Boyfriend

    November 14, 2011 6:30 PM EST 0 0 0 One of country music's most beautiful women is no longer single, as Republic Nashville recording artist Sunny Sweeney tied the knot with longtime boyfriend Jeff Hellmer on Nov. 11 in Las Vegas, her rep confirmed to Billboard.com. "Goin to ...

  13. Chart Highlights: Rodney Atkins Takes 'Back Road' To No. 1 On Country Songs

    September 19, 2011 5:15 PM EDT 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. ...

  14. Sunny Sweeney Finds 'Staying' Power With Second Album, Brad Paisley Tour

    August 24, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sunny Sweeney may be returning to her native Texas for a slate of street-week appearances to promote her sophomore album, "Concrete," which arrived Aug. 23 on Big Machine Records, but her career is on the rise well beyond the Lone Star Sta ...

  15. Bruno Mars Continues Hot 100 No. 1 Rotation with 'Grenade'

    January 13, 2011 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 B runo Mars circles back to the top of the Billboard Hot 100, as "Grenade" once again replaces Katy Perry 's "Firework" at No. 1 (1-2). "Grenade" supplanted "Firework" two weeks ago, only to have Perry� ...