1. Luke Laird, Dallas Davidson, Sony/ATV Win Big at 60th BMI Country Awards

    October 31, 2012 4:30 PM EDT Big winners: Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, Tom T. Hall and Luke Laird attend the 60th Annual BMI Country Awards at BMI on October 30, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/Getty Images for BMI) "Take A Back Road" went cent ...

  2. Garth Brooks Gets Teary During Country Hall of Fame Induction

    October 22, 2012 10:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 George Strait, Bob Seger and James Taylor were among the legends who honored Brooks on Sunday night. Garth Brooks promised he'd be emotional during his Country Music Hall of Fame induction. But the tears started before he made it all the way in ...

  3. The Role of Radio Consultants: 'To Put Fear in Every Program Director's Heart' at Billboard Country Summit

    June 06, 2012 3:43 PM EDT Charlie Cook (President, McVay/Cook & Associations and Director of Programming, West Virginia Radio Corp) and Becky Brenner (VP/Consulting Partner, Albright & O'Malley Consulting) discuss the role of radio consultants at the Billboard ...

  4. Donald 'Duck' Dunn Remembered During Memphis' Beale Street Funeral March

    May 24, 2012 7:30 AM EDT MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The late bass player Donald "Duck" Dunn was honored Wednesday in the city where he performed on some of R&B's best-known hits, with musicians leading a lively funeral march down Memphis' Beale Street. ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Bruno Mars Joins MTV VMAs Lineup, Kanye West Slips Onstage

    August 11, 2011 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Bruno Mars Added to MTV Video Music Awards Bruno Mars is the latest artist to join the lineup of performers at the MTV Video Music Awards, following previously announced ...

  6. Trick Daddy Slapped With House Arrest

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Miami judge ruled yesterday (Sept. 29) that rapper Trick Daddy will be allowed to perform at a Tallahassee concert this week, despite a prosecutor's strong objections because of the artist's alleged A Miami judge ruled yesterday (Sept. 2 ...

  7. U.K. Consumers Swoon For Elvis' 'Hits'

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Presleymania returned to the U.K. sales charts this week. BMG's "Elvis 30 #1 Hits" surged to No. 1 on the new album chart while one of his most-loved hits, "Suspicious Minds," entered at No. 1 in the Presleymania returned to ...

  8. Rhino Leads The Band Through One 'Last Waltz'

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rhino Records, United Artists, and MGM Home Entertainment have teamed for a variety of projects to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the final concert by the original incarnation of the Band, later re Rhino Records, United Artists, and MGM Home Ente ...