1. Eric Church Thanks 'Pretty Special' Fans For Surprise CMA Nominations

    September 05, 2012 8:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 No one was more surprised by Eric Church 's leading five Country Music Awards nominations than the rising star from North Carolina. He didn't even know they were happening. "The funny part of the story is I've been on vacation th ...

  2. Video: Carrie Underwood Gives Album Update at iHeartRadio Music Fest

    September 24, 2011 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 With her focus on finishing her fourth album, recording some killer duets and co-hosting the CMA Awards for the fourth year in a row, Carrie Underwood hasn't had many opportunities to perform live in 2011. However, the country star tells Billbo ...

  3. Carrie Underwood Eases Into Acting World with 'Soul Surfer'

    September 08, 2010 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 C arrie Underwood thought she'd walk away from her first movie experience vowing to stick to her day job. But after a recent screening of the upcoming movie "Soul Surfer," Underwood found she wasn't as bad as she thought she' ...

  4. Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley to Host CMA Awards a Third Time

    August 26, 2010 3:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 C arrie Underwood's wedding was one of the most special days of her life, but it will likely become fodder for jokes when she and Brad Paisley host the Country Music Association Awards for the third year in a row. The two will anchor the Nov. 1 ...

  5. Best Of 2009: Part 1

    December 15, 2009 4:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22: ...

  6. Chart Beat- "Slumdog Millionaire," American Idol, Flex

    March 26, 2009 1:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Beat now offers a sneak peak at chart action with a first-look edition on Wednesdays. On Thursdays, when all of our online charts are refreshed with the latest data, Chart Beat appears as always in its full form, spotlighting achievements from ...