1. Wait… Zac Brown Band Is on the Mainstream Rock Songs Chart?

    March 10, 2015 3:56 PM EDT The country group rocks out & charts at a new format thanks to help from Chris Cornell & Dave Grohl. Zac Brown Band makes news on a pair of Billboard charts this week, one expected and one that marks a sharper shift in direction for the ...

  2. Blake Shelton Scores Record-Tying Fifth Country Airplay No. 1 From 'Story'

    June 30, 2014 10:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 'My Eyes' marks the fifth leader from 'Based On a True Story …,' matching the No. 1 output of Brad Paisley's '5th Gear' in 2007-08 Blake Shelton ties a vaunted Country Airplay chart record, and extends another that ...

  3. Brantley Gilbert Tops Country Airplay, Keith Urban Continues Top 10 Streak

    April 29, 2014 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gilbert reigns with 'Bottoms Up,' while Urban links his 31st consecutive top 10. Plus, Dave Grohl's gone country Brantley Gilbert visits the Billboard Country Airplay chart summit for a third time, and makes his fastest flight to the ...

  4. Doobie Brothers With Michael McDonald Record Country Album With Brad Paisley, Sara Evans

    February 28, 2014 8:00 AM EST The classic rock veterans are collaborating with Zac Brown, Toby Keith, Chris Young, Love and Theft and more for a country tribute album Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Zac Brown Band, Toby Keith and Sara Evans are among the country acts teaming with t ...

  5. Zac Brown Band Continues 'Sweet' Success Atop Country Airplay Chart

    January 21, 2014 11:05 AM EST The band lands its milestone 10th No. 1 on the radio-based ranking with 'Sweet Annie' Zac Brown Band achieves its landmark 10th No. 1 on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Country Airplay chart, where "Sweet Annie" advances 2- ...

  6. Chart Highlights: Pitbull & Ke$ha, Beyonce & Jay Z Score New No. 1s

    January 20, 2014 4:55 PM EST The former pair takes over atop Pop Songs with 'Timber,' while the latter twosome's 'Drunk in Love' crowns R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay. Plus, new leaders for Demi Lovato, Avenged Sevenfold, Zac Brown Band and Elvis Crespo (al ...

  7. Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert Line-up for Memorial Day Fest

    May 27, 2013 2:32 PM EDT Some of country music's big names, including Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker and Zac Brown Band, take the stage at the Bayou Country Superfest at LSU's Tiger Stadium for a Memorial Day holiday jamfest. The festival's ...

  8. Hot Tours: Black Keys Grabs No. 1 Ahead of Country Giants

    October 22, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Black Keys rise to No. 1 on the weekly Hot Tours ranking with more than $2 million in box office grosses reported from three venues in California during its fall trek through western U.S. markets. The first date in this week's tally was an ...

  9. Luke Bryan Tops American Country Awards Nominees

    October 10, 2012 8:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Luke Bryan just keeps getting hotter. The rising country music star is the lead nominee for this year's American Country Awards with seven. He beat out established stars like Taylor Swift and Lady Antebellum in a field announced early Wednesday ...

  10. Zac Brown Talks New Album, Tour Bus Jam

    Zac Brown Talks New Album, Tour Bus Jam

    July 17, 2012 1:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Zac Brown Talks New Album, July 16, 2012. Zac Brown Band , Zac Brown Band Videos Zac Brown Band ...

  11. Toby Keith & Kristen Bell to Host CMT Awards

    May 21, 2012 2:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 This year's CMT Music Awards will be hosted by country star Toby Keith and actress Kristen Bell when it airs June 6 from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. "Toby Keith and Kristen Bell are a terrific one-two knockout punch for the 2012 CM ...

  12. Tim McGraw, Kid Rock to Headline BamaJam Fest

    February 21, 2012 8:38 AM EST The BamaJam Festival in Enterprise, Ala. has become one of the most anticipated country music events of the year, and with the announcement of Tim McGraw, the Zac Brown Band, and Kid Rock as headliners of the 2012 edition, it's safe to assume ...

  13. Tim McGraw, Kid Rock to Headline BamaJam Fest

    February 20, 2012 9:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The BamaJam Festival in Enterprise, Ala. has become one of the most anticipated country music events of the year, and with the announcement of Tim McGraw, the Zac Brown Band, and Kid Rock as headliners of the 2012 edition, it's safe to assume t ...

  14. Morning Heds: EMI Vs. Ireland, Example Signs to Universal, Is Colbert Running For Prez?

    January 13, 2012 7:30 AM EST EMI launches High Court action against Irish government Music Week EMI has launched a High Court action against the Irish government in a bid to stop the illegal downloading of music. Example signs US deal with Universal Records Music Week Singer- ...

  15. 11 Artists' Favorite Albums of 2011

    December 16, 2011 2:25 PM EST 0 0 0 What blockbuster Brit singer crossed all genre lines to make Skrillex , Zac Brown Band and Kelly Clarkson 's lists of the best albums of the year? Which rapper tag-team won Joe Jonas ' heart? Which international darlings insisted that some ...

  16. Tony Bennett, 85, Achieves First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    September 28, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary pop singer Tony Bennett achieves his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with "Duets II," making the 85-year old the oldest living act to reach No. 1. His all-star collaborations album bows in the top slot with 179,000 sold in ...

  17. Kenny Chesney Makes History With Record Country Crowd in NY Area

    August 15, 2011 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 The New York metro area, much maligned for its lack or affinity for country music, hosted what amounted to the market's first country festival in decades with the arrival of Kenny Chesney 's Goin' Coastal tour at the New Meadowlands S ...

  18. Will Brad Paisley Win CMA Entertainer of the Year?

    November 10, 2010 11:35 AM EST 0 0 0 B rad Paisley could finally win the CMA's coveted entertainer of the year trophy Wednesday night - but he'll have to best another veteran and three relative upstart acts to make it happen. Paisley - who is also hosting the 44th Country Mus ...

  19. Gwyneth Paltrow to Sing at CMA Awards

    October 20, 2010 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Actress Gwyneth Paltrow will be taking the stage at next month's Country Music Association Awards - as a performer. She'll sing the title track of her new movie, "Country Strong," and will be joined by Vince Gill . The film hits ...

  20. Leftovers From Last Week: 'Glee,' Santana, Akon

    October 05, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 With last week's charts bursting with numerous notable achievements , headlined by Zac Brown Band , Nelly and Kenny Chesney , here is a recap of a few additional praiseworthy feats before all charts are refreshed with new data Thursday (Oct. 7) ...

  21. Billboard Bits: Rihanna Reveals Album Artwork, Bruce Springsteen Crashes Engagement Photo

    September 29, 2010 7:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna Reveals Album Cover for "Loud" Rihanna has revealed the album cover artwork for her soon-to-be-released "Loud," unveiling it piece-by-piece on ...

  22. Miranda Lambert Makes History With 9 CMA Award Nominations

    September 01, 2010 11:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 M iranda Lambert made history Wednesday morning when she was nominated for nine CMA Awards, the most ever for a female country music artist. She'll be celebrating with close friends Lady Antebellum and fiance Blake Shelton . Lady A earned the s ...

  23. Miranda Lambert Makes History With 9 CMA Award Nominations

    September 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Miranda Lambert made history Wednesday morning when she was nominated for nine CMA Awards, the most ever for a female country music artist. She'll be celebrating with close friends Lady Antebellum and fiance Blake Shelton. Lady A earned the s ...

  24. The Zac Brown Band LIVE

    The Zac Brown Band LIVE

    July 15, 2010 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Zac Brown Band discuss touring with Dave Matthews. Dave Matthews , interview , performance , Zac Brown Band , Dave Matthews , Interview , Performance , Zac Brown Band Videos Dave Matthews Interview Performance Zac Brown Band ...

  25. Jimmy Buffett Plans Free Concert On Alabama Beach

    June 21, 2010 8:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Buffett and a few of his friends plan to give a free concert on the Alabama coast to show support for the Gulf region. Alabama tourism director Lee Sentell says show will be July 1 on the beach at Gulf Shores. Buffett's website says the c ...

  26. Bonnaroo 2010: Sunday

    Bonnaroo 2010: Sunday

    June 15, 2010 4:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Check out our entire Sunday recap from Bonnaroo 2010! (Feat. Regina Spektor, They Might Be Giants, Zac Brown Band, Phoenix, and DMB!) Dave Matthews Band , bonnaroo , regina spektor , performance , Live , Zac Brown Band , Bonnaroo , Dave Matthews Ban ...

  27. Bonnaroo To Webcast Performances

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bonnaroo will be webcasting select performances live on YouTube June 11 – 13, sponsored by Ford. Participating artists include The Dave Matthews Band, Damian Marley & Nas, The National, Regina Spektor, Julia Nunes, Spearhead, The Dead Weather, ...

  28. McGraw, Paisley, Zac Brown Band To Perform At CMTs

    May 18, 2010 12:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 There will be plenty of testosterone on stage at the CMT Awards next month. Tim McGraw , Brad Paisley and Zac Brown Band are now confirmed to perform. And Kid Rock won't just be hosting the show, he'll be performing, too. They join previou ...

  29. Aldean, Lady A, Sugarland Lead CMT Nominations

    April 05, 2010 2:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ason Aldean , Lady Antebellum and Sugarland each are up for four CMT Music Awards. Six other country music acts received three nominations apiece. CMT announced eight nominees in most categories Monday and fans can vote at the network's Web s ...

  30. The Daily Noise 2.10.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 2.10.2010 - Billboard.com

    February 10, 2010 3:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Lady Antebellum leads Grammy-winner-heavy album charts, Lil Wayne's prison sentence delayed, Pickleback campaign gains steam, Adam Lambert talks touring. Lil Wayne , Dave Matthews Band , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , Fuse , Kings Of Leon , bey ...

  31. Hough, Owen, Zac Brown Top ACM New Artists

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Julianne Hough, Jake Owen and Zac Brown Band have been named top new female vocalist, top new male vocalist and top new vocal duo or group, respectively, by the Academy of Country Music. The three winners are now nominees for the top new artist aw ...