1. Garth Brooks Triples Up (Again) In Top Country Albums Top Five

    December 06, 2016 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 For the first time in 24 years, an artist simultaneously holds three positions in the top five of Billboard 's Top Country Albums chart … and it's the same artist as last time: Garth Brooks . Christmas Together (Gwendolyn/Pearl), the new h ...

  2. The CMA Awards' Golden Anniversary: 50 Years, 50 Highlights

    November 01, 2016 2:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 George Strait, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Taylor Swift and even a former president are part of the trophy's history. From Jack Greene ’s triple play in the first year to Chris Stapleton ’s career-making appearance at the 49th installment, the C ...

  3. From Johnny Cash to Taylor Swift, The Stars' Most Memorable CMA Moments Across the Decades

    October 28, 2016 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 2 On October 20, 1967, Bobbie Gentry -- fresh off of her career-defining smash “Ode To Billy Joe" -- joined fellow hitmaker Sonny James on stage at Nashville Municipal Auditorium to host the first Country Music Association Awards Banquet and Show ...

  4. Marty Stuart, Fabulous Superlatives Shine on Staples, Deep Cuts: Live Review

    February 10, 2014 9:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Country stars dive into catalog at Nashville show Going to a Marty Stuart show is somewhat of a different experience than most country music concerts. Hit records aren’t necessarily front and center. Friday night’s show at the Franklin Theatre was a ...

  5. Charlie Rich

    Charlie Rich

    7 Albums, 15 Songs

  6. Dueling Tim McGraw Singles Debut on Country Songs

    July 12, 2012 7:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 In a rare promotional double-take, Tim McGraw debuts a pair of singles on Billboard's Country Songs chart. But, will both be hits? "Truck Yeah," McGraw's first single for the Big Machine record label, arrives at No. 22 as his bes ...

  7. Dueling Tim McGraw Singles Debut on Hot Country Songs

    July 12, 2012 5:08 PM EDT In a rare promotional double-take, Tim McGraw debuts a pair of singles on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart. But, will both be hits? "Truck Yeah," McGraw's first single for the Big Machine record label, arrives at No. 22 as h ...

  8. Songwriter Margaret Ann Rich Dies

    July 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter Margaret Ann Rich, widow of country star Charlie Rich, has died aged 76 following a battle with Alzheimer's disease. Margaret Ann Rich, who died at home in Memphis, TN, on July 22, was a founding member of the Memphis branch of NAR ...

  9. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun dies at New York's Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is 83. Ertegun was critically injured when he fell backstage at a Rolling Stones concert at New Yor 2006 - Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Er ...

  10. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario. He is 57. 2002 - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston ...

  11. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun dies at New York's Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is 83. Ertegun was critically injured when he fell backstage at a Rolling Stones concert at New Yor 2006 - Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Er ...

  12. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario. He is 57. 2002 - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston ...

  13. Chart Beat Chat

    August 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Mariah Carey, Madonna, Sean Kingston and more! MARIAH'S 40TH Hello Fred! Reading your always amazing Chart Beat column, I noticed that Mariah Carey made her 40th chart entry on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. That's ...

  14. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Jazz trumpeter Conte Candoli dies of cancer in Palm Desert, Calif. He is 74.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - As he recovers in a Berkshire, England, hospital from injuries sustaine ...

  15. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1982 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Maneater," Daryl Hall & John Oates.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attac ...

  16. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Jazz trumpeter Conte Candoli dies of cancer in Palm Desert, Calif. He is 74.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - As he recovers in a Berkshire, England, hospital from injuries sustaine ...

  17. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1982 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Maneater," Daryl Hall & John Oates.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attac ...

  18. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Modern rock act Local H performs at a bar/restaurant in Crystal Lake, Ill., for Kevin Krak, winner of a summer eBay auction for a concert by the band. "I have been a fan of Local H for s 2002 - Modern rock act Local H ...

  19. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm home outside Kingston, Ontario. He is 57. 2002 - Former Lovin' Spoonful guitarist Zal Yanovsky dies of a heart attack at his farm ho ...

  20. Legendary Producer Sam Phillips Dies

    July 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, who decided that a then-unknown Elvis Presley deserved a recording contract when he heard him sing songs for his mother, has died. Sun Records founder Sam Phillips, who decided that a then-unknown Elvis Presley dese ...

  21. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Jazz trumpeter Conte Candoli dies of cancer in Palm Desert, Calif. He is 74. 2001 - Jazz trumpeter Conte Candoli dies of cancer in Palm Desert, Calif. He is 74. 2000 - Rapper Eminem and his wife Kim Mathers claim that they ...

  22. This Day in Music

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Ex-Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft takes a nasty tumble off the stage at the Academy club in Birmingham, U.K., breaking two ribs and injuring his back. As a result, the final two shows o 2000 - Ex-Verve frontman Richard Ash ...

  23. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions on Erma Franklin, "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarkson, No. 1 singles in Europe and the U.S., criteria for ranking top artists of all-ti REMEMBERING ERMA Fred, ...

  24. Sun Records: The 50th Anniversary Collection

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When revered producer Sam Phillips dies, his obituary will no doubt be led with the fact that his Sun label provided the springboard for rock'n'roll luminaries Elvis, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis. When revered producer Sam Phillips die ...

  25. Sun Keeps 'Rockin' On Home Video

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The documentary "Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records" will be released Oct. 1 on DVD/VHS via Image Entertainment. The documentary "Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records" will be released Oct. 1 on ...