1. Tracy Lawrence Talks Running a Label, Films Steamy Video for 'Lie' Single

    March 13, 2014 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 At the recent Country Radio Seminar, a couple of weeks back, you could find country performers ranging from Hall of Famer Mel Tillis to newcomer Danielle Bradbery making the rounds, visiting with the taste makers at radio. One such artist who was vi ...

  2. Tracy Lawrence Pushes the Envelope on 'Headlights, Taillights and Radios'

    August 23, 2013 6:30 PM EDT Fans of Tracy Lawrence who get his new release "Headlights, Taillights and Radios," which hits stores this week -- might find a few different sounds than they are accustomed to. If so, the singer tells Billboard that was intentional. &qu ...

  3. Jason Aldean Scores 16th Top 10 on Country Songs

    December 28, 2012 11:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Cassadee Pope's 'Over You' Continues Climb, Jumping 21-3 on Country Digital Songs Jason Aldean and Randy Houser fatten their respective top 10 counts on Country Songs , noted as Houser's "How Country Feels" improves 11- ...

  4. Tracy Lawrence

    Tracy Lawrence

    24 Albums, 47 Songs

  5. Tracy Lawrence Talks Turkey, New Album for 2013

    November 26, 2012 1:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Tuesday, November 20 marked the Seventh Annual "Mission Possible" Turkey Fry hosted by Tracy Lawrence at Nashville's Rescue Mission. Billboard caught up with the singer near the end of the day's festivities, and he wryly noted th ...

  6. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town Win Big at CMA Awards

    November 01, 2012 11:52 PM EDT Once again, tonight's 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards proved to be "Nashville's Night With The Stars." The ABC network telecast, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, was a mix of the old and the new, with m ...

  7. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Find Bliss at CMA Awards

    November 01, 2012 11:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shelton-Lambert Household Takes Home Entertainer, Female, Male and Song of the Year Honors Once again, tonight's 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards proved to be "Nashville's Night With The Stars." The ABC network teleca ...

  8. Country Countdown: Love and Theft, Colt Ford Score No. 1s

    August 16, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Up 2-1 in its 39th week, trio-turned-duo Love And Theft makes chart history with "Angel Eyes," which logs the longest No. 1 climb by a duo or group on Country Songs -- the fourth-slowest by any artist -- during the Nielsen BDS era (since J ...

  9. Win Watershed Music Festival Tickets

    July 24, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Watershed Music Festival is shaping up to be one of summer's biggest parties, with a lineup that is one of the strongest of any of the country music festivals around. Taking place August 3-5 at the iconic Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash. ...

  10. Roots & Boots Tour Unites Trio of Country Veterans

    June 14, 2012 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Collectively, Joe Diffie, Sammy Kershaw, and Aaron Tippin have placed over one hundred songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. So, filling up a concert set list is no problem for the talented trio of country singers. Still, there is a defini ...

  11. Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert to Kick Off New Watershed Festival This August

    April 27, 2012 10:52 AM EDT Live Nation Entertainment and promoter Brian O'Connell are leading the charge for a new country festival where the music and atmosphere will rival the serene, natural beauty of the landscape. Watershed Music Festival will take place August 3, ...

  12. Watershed Festival: Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert to Kick Off New Event

    April 27, 2012 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Live Nation Entertainment and promoter Brian O'Connell are leading the charge for a new country festival where the music and atmosphere will rival the serene, natural beauty of the landscape. Watershed Music Festival will take place August 3, 4 ...

  13. Backbeat: George Strait, Bob Pittman, Gary Overton at Country Radio Seminar Day One

    February 23, 2012 1:44 PM EST The Ryman Room was overflowing with CRS attendees when Tenacity Records threw its first CRS bash. Keeping it all about the music, Tenacity artists Bill Gentry and Darryl Worley performed their new music and kept the party going well into the night ...

  14. David Nail Makes It 'Rain' on Country Charts: Long Road to No. 1

    January 12, 2012 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 With an audience spike of 3.8 million impressions, David Nail claims his first No. 1 on the Country Songs chart, as "Let It Rain" draws Greatest Gainer applause and steps 2-1 in its 49th chart week -- the second-longest No. 1 trek in the c ...

  15. Tracy Lawrence Fries Turkeys for the Homeless

    November 23, 2011 5:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Country music has a tradition of giving back, and this morning in Nashville, Tracy Lawrence served up proof of that tradition once more with his Sixth Annual "Mission Possible" Turkey Fry, held at the Nashville Rescue Mission in Music City ...

  16. Eli Young Band's Long Road to Country Songs No. 1

    November 10, 2011 4:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Also: Miranda Lambert Tops Country Album Chart... Yet Again Eli Young Band claims their first No. 1 on the radio-fueled Country Songs chart this week with "Crazy Girl," completing the third-longest climb in the modern era of the radio-fuel ...

  17. Weekly Chart Notes: Taylor Swift, Adele, Richard Marx

    May 05, 2011 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 'MEAN' STREAK: Taylor Swift is having the last laugh on the brand of critic she skewers in her latest Country Songs top 10, "Mean." As the song lifts 12-9, Swift has reached the chart's top 10 with all 13 of her singles (exc ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Skaggs, CrossCountry The Band, Isaacs Lead Pack At ICM Awards

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "We can't hide it under a bushel! An organization like this is a great way to do what you do and take it out into the world," Ricky Skaggs says of country artists being recognized for sharing their faith at the 14th annual Inspirati ...

  20. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  21. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside his hotel. 2006 - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside hi ...

  22. Chesney Wins Again, Lambert Surprises At ACM Awards

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a new voting procedure, Kenny Chesney is still the Academy of Country Music entertainer of the year. He won for the fourth straight year last night (May 18), tying Garth Brooks for the record. Despite a new voting procedure, Kenny Chesney is ...

  23. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Juan Pablo Torres, one of Cuba's premier trombonists and a member of the group Cuban Masters who played alongside legends like Israel "Cachao" Lopez and Carlos "Patato" Valdez, dies in Miami. T 2005 - Juan Pablo Torre ...

  24. Chesney, Underwood, Paisley Lead Winners At CMAs

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney took home entertainer of the year honors while Arista Nashville labelmates Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley each won two crystal trophies at the 41st annual Country Music Association Aw Kenny Chesney took home entertainer of the year ...

  25. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin In ...

  26. Chesney, McBride, Rascal Flatts Set For CMA Awards

    September 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, George Strait and Keith Urban are the first performers revealed for the 41st Annual CMA Awards, which take place Nov. 7 in Nashville. CMA's reigning entertainer of the year, Chesney received four ...

  27. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside his hotel. 2006 - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside hi ...

  28. Chart Beat Chat

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss "Beautiful Girls," "Candle in the Wind," Brad Paisley and more! STAND BY SEAN Hi Fred, With Jamaican artist Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls" steadily rising on the Hot 100, it looks as ...

  29. Chart Beat Chat

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Tracy Lawrence, Mariah Carey and more! WAITING ON A 'FRIENDS' Dear Fred, This week, Tracy Lawrence sets a new record on Billboard's Hot Country Songs. His song, "Find Out Who Your Friends Are," h ...

  30. Rihanna's 'Umbrella' Reigns Again Atop Hot 100

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rihanna begins a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Umbrella," which is the chart's greatest gainer at radio. The Def Jam album from which it is drawn, "Good Girl Gone Bad," debuted ye Rihanna begins a third ...

  31. T-Pain Toasts First No. 1 Album

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT T-Pain takes his "Epiphany" straight in at No. 1 on The Billboard 200, beating out Rihanna's "Good Girl Gone Bad" and Paul McCartney's "Memory Almost Full," which arrive at Nos. 2 and 3, respectively ... The ...

  32. Chesney Names New Album, Issues First Single

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney has christened his next studio album "Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates," for which a release date has yet to be announced. The country star is putting the finishing touches on the proj Kenny Chesney has christened his next ...

  33. Sony BMG Nashville Apologizes To Radio

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of letter sent by Sony BMG Nashville senior VP of legal and business affairs Katherine E. Woods yesterday, the label has issued an apology to radio for what it calls a "distraction and waste of your valuable time." As previo ...

  34. 21OnTV

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for May 21-27, 2007. MONDAY, May 21 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): The Jesus & Mary Chain (also scheduled: Rudolph Giuliani). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured ...

  35. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Juan Pablo Torres, one of Cuba's premier trombonists and a member of the group Cuban Masters who played alongside legends like Israel "Cachao" Lopez and Carlos "Patato" Valdez, dies in Miami. T 2005 - Juan Pablo Torre ...

  36. Norah Jones' 'Not Too Late' Debuts at No. 1

    February 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Not Too Late" from Norah Jones opens atop The Billboard 200 with 405,000 units. It's the singer's third straight studio album to hit No. 1 ... "American Idol" runner-up Katharine McPhee comes in second with her self- ...

  37. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  38. Country Acts Salute Jones On 'God's Country'

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Sammy Kershaw, Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Lawrence are the first acts confirmed to participate in the George Jones tribute album "God's Country." Vince Gill, Pam Tillis, Sammy Kershaw, Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Lawr ...

  39. Country's Tracy Lawrence Launches Label

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Teams with manager for Rocky Comfort Records. Country singer Tracy Lawrence has launched Rocky Comfort Records (RCR), a partnership with his manager Laney Lawrence, to be based in Nashville. The label will operate as a joint venture with CO5 Nashv ...

  40. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Jazz composer and arranger Arturo "Chico" O'Farrill dies in New York of natural causes. He is 79.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley unde ...

  41. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Appalachian group Hayseed Dixie releases its album "A Hillbilly Tribute To AC/DC." AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson describes the group's offbeat covers _ including such classics as "High 2005 - Juan Pabl ...

  42. Miranda Lambert

    March 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dates with George Strait come to an end, meaning there's time to relax, write and record on the horizon. So, where did I leave off? I think I'd just played Raleigh. Well, since then we went into the studio and re-cut "New Strings" ...

  43. Miranda Lambert

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Supporting 'the king of country music,' duck hunting and so much more. So, in case you missed it, my diary during the Keith Urban tour last August and September turned into a weekly column for CMT.com. Apparently, somebody at Billboard tho ...

  44. Ringin' In The New Year

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 At best, New Year's Eve is not only a time to celebrate another year passing, but also a time to see great music. New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas will be hosting the biggest names in pop and rock, At best, New Year's Eve is not only a ...

  45. OnTV

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 12-18, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 12 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artists: Fiona Apple (also scheduled: Jack Black, Dermot Mulroney). "The Tyra Banks Show,& ...

  46. Strait Drafts Lambert, Lawrence For Tour

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The tour comes in support of Strait's recent MCA Nashville album, "Somewhere Down in Texas," which debuted in July at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Billboard's Top Country Albums chart. As tipped here last month, George Strait w ...

  47. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Country group Alabama joins the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood mayor Johnny Grant honors band members Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Jeff Cook and Mark Herndon during a special ceremony. T 2004 - Maverick broadcaster Howard S ...

  48. George Strait Tour To Begin In January

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Strait will embark on a North American arena tour in mid-January which will play 25 cities through June. George Strait will embark on a North American arena tour in mid-January which will play 25 cities through June. The only confirmed date a ...

  49. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Timothy White, the influential editor-in-chief of the weekly music publication Billboard since 1991, dies suddenly after an apparent heart attack. He is 50. 2002 - Timothy White, the influential editor-in-chief of the weekl ...

  50. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>R&B and blues singer-guitarist Earl King dies of complications from diabetes in New Orleans. He is 69. 2003 - R&B and blues singer-guitarist Earl King dies of complications from diabetes in New Orleans. He is 69. 20 ...

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