1. Underwood's Opry Induction To Be Televised

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood's induction into the Grand Ole Opry will be televised live by Great American Country on May 10. Before the ceremony, the channel will air "Road to the Opry: Carrie Underwood," a half-hour special that will include h ...

  2. Travis, Adkins, Evans Added To CMA Music Fest Lineup

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Trace Adkins, Bucky Covington, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sara Evans, Little Big Town, Montgomery Gentry, Craig Morgan, James Otto, Kenny Rogers and Randy Travis join an already stellar performance lineup for the nightly concerts at the CMA Music Festival, ...

  3. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies of diabetes in Salinas, Calif. He is 76. 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a ...

  4. Carrie Underwood To Join Grand Ole Opry

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country superstar Carrie Underwood, who once told Billboard that if she hadn't won American Idol in 2005, "I probably wouldn't have pursued music much further at all," has been invited to join the Gra Country superstar Carrie Und ...

  5. Underwood To Join Opry

    March 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Country superstar Carrie Underwood, who once told Billboard that if she hadn't won American Idol in 2005, "I probably wouldn't have pursued music much further at all," has been invited to join the Grand Ole Opry. The invitation ...

  6. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes at his home in Florida. He is 53. A Jacksonville, Fla., native, Brown was best known for his work with Molly Hatchet, 2005 - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown die ...

  7. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Australian artists including Kasey Chambers, "Australian Idol" winners Guy Sebastian and Casey Donovan, Jet vocalist Nic Cester, the Living End guitarist Chris Cheney, You Am I guitarist Dave L 2005 - Australian artists including Ka ...

  8. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award ...

  9. 'Ride' Of Her Life

    October 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carrie Underwood is still generating hits from her six-million-selling debut, "Some Hearts," but she's front and center with a new effort this week. Her sophomore album, "Carnival Ride" (19 Recordings Carrie Underwood is sti ...

  10. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are joined by Dave Matthews, Steel Pulse, Gov't Mule, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gov't Mule, Steve Earle and Allison Moorer for the orga 2006 - Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nel ...

  11. Underwood Tries For Encore With 'Carnival Ride'

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carrie Underwood is still generating hits from her six-million-selling debut, "Some Hearts," but she'll be front and center with a new effort this fall. Her sophomore album, "Carnival Ride," is due Oc Carrie Underwood is sti ...

  12. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies of diabetes in Salinas, Calif. He is 76. 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a ...

  13. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes at his home in Florida. He is 53. A Jacksonville, Fla., native, Brown was best known for his work with Molly Hatchet, 2005 - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown die ...

  14. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Australian artists including Kasey Chambers, "Australian Idol" winners Guy Sebastian and Casey Donovan, Jet vocalist Nic Cester, the Living End guitarist Chris Cheney, You Am I guitarist Dave L 2005 - Australian artists including Ka ...

  15. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Warren Brothers member Brett Warren and his wife Raquel welcome their first child, a boy. Cole Daniel Warren weighs 8 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces and measures 22 inches in length.<br clear="non 2005 - Legendary singer and ...

  16. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

  17. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Patty Loveless releases her ninth album "Long Stretch of Lonesome."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Rockabilly singer/guitarist Ronnie Dawson dies at his East Dallas home ...

  18. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club ...

  19. Bolton, Lauper, Macy Gray Set For 'Celebrity Duets'

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Bolton, Chaka Khan, Clint Black and Cyndi Lauper are among the pop stars who will be part of "Celebrity Duets," a new Fox TV show that pairs singers and celebrities trying to prove they can ca Michael Bolton, Chaka Khan, Clint Blac ...

  20. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Soul vocalist Charles Pettigrew of the duo Charles & Eddie dies in Philadelphia after a long battle with cancer. The group achieved international success with the 1992 single "Would 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatund ...

  21. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Randy Travis escapes a bus accident in Lakeville, Pa., without serious injury. The country act, his wife/manager Elizabeth Travis and tour manager Jeff Davis are traveling along Rt. 590 2005 - Southern rock vocalist Danny J ...

  22. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1993 - </b>A 29-cent U.S. postage stamp bearing the likeness of a 1950s-era Elvis Presley is issued at a post office near the King's Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tenn. The U.S. Postal Service held 2005 - Australian artists inclu ...

  23. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Alanis Morissette, Radiohead, Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Asian Dub Foundation, Youssou N'Dour, and Shania Twain are part of the superstar lineup that pe 2003 - Stevie Wonder is on hand ...

  24. Ray Scott

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Becoming a successful songwriter for others gave this country artist the rare freedom to craft an album on his own terms. Born in the rural farming town of Semora, N.C., Ray Scott was raised on country music. His father, a local musician, taught him ...

  25. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Patty Loveless releases her ninth album "Long Stretch of Lonesome."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Rockabilly singer/guitarist Ronnie Dawson dies at his East Dallas home ...

  26. 36th annual Gospel Music Association Music Awards

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The complete list of 36th annual Gospel Music Association Music Awards winners, handed out April 13 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Below is the complete list of 36th annual Gospel Music Association Music Awards winners, handed out April 1 ...

  27. This Day in Music

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced African percussion to a wide U.S. audience, dies of diabetes in Salinas, Calif. He is 76. 2003 - Nigerian Drummer Bahatunde Olatunji, whose albums introduced Afri ...

  28. Jones' 'Special Guests' Expanded, Reissued

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 1979 duets album "George Jones: My Very Special Guests" has grown nearly three times larger for its May 31 reissue by Columbia/Legacy. The 1979 duets album "George Jones: My Very Special Guests" has grown nearly three times l ...

  29. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Dave Blood, bassist for Philadelphia rock act the Dead Milkmen, commits suicide. The suicide is reported via a post by Blood's sister Kathy on the band's official message board. In a sub 2004 - Dave Blood, bassist ...

  30. 47th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Below are the winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and ...

  31. Magic Mustang Signs Kim Williams

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Writer has hits with Garth, Reba, Randy. Hit songwriter Kim Williams has signed an exclusive publishing deal with Nashville's Magic Mustang Music, which is run by VP Larry Shell. Magic Mustang is sister company to indie label Broken Bow Recor ...

  32. This Day in Music

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>Fruit Of The Loom announces that Vince Gill, Hank Williams Jr., Wynonna, Travis Tritt, Randy Travis, The Charlie Daniels Band, Bryan White and Jo Dee Messina will all join the 1997 Fruit 1997 - Fruit Of The Loom announces t ...

  33. 01TunesOnTV

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 27 "CMT Insider," CMT Featured artists: Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Shania Twa ...

  34. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 22-28)

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 22-28, 2004). HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Readers here in the United States know that this week is a special one. The Thanksgiving Day holiday generally means family gatherings big and small and all ...

  35. Passing Through

    November 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After three very successful gospel albums (including "Rise and Shine," which spawned the No. 1 country hit "Three Wooden Crosses"), Randy Travis returns with a straight-ahead country project. After three very successful gospel al ...

  36. 2004 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the 2004 BMI Country Awards Winners: BMI Country Song of the Year "FOREVER AND FOR ALWAYS" Shania Twain Loon Echo, Inc. Universal-Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. BMI Country Songwriter of the ...

  37. Randy Travis Is Not Just 'Passing Through' Word

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After three successful gospel collections, Randy Travis returns to his first love -- country music -- on "Passing Through." Due Nov. 9, the album marks the first time Word Records, a 53-year-o ...

  38. Jansky Tops Christian Country Noms

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With nods in five categories, Clifton Jansky is the top nominee for the 10th annual Christian Country Music Association Awards. Josh Turner and Lisa Ryan will host the awards show, set for Nov. 4 at N With nods in five categories, Clifton Jansky is ...

  39. Skaggs Leads Country Voter Initiative

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ricky Skaggs and Josh Turner are among a group of artists putting their names behind the Your Country Your Vote initiative. Ricky Skaggs and Josh Turner are among a group of artists putting their names behind the Your Country Your Vote initiative. A ...

  40. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Rick Danko, bassist and singer for acclaimed rock act the Band, dies at his home in Woodstock, N.Y. The Ontario-born musician would have celebrated his 57th birthday on December 29. 1999 - Rick Danko, bassist and singer for ...

  41. Top Artists Saddle Up For RodeoHouston

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé. George Strait, Alan Jackson and John Mayer are among the artists who will grace the RodeoHouston concert stage next spring. Set for March 2-21, the 72nd Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Beyoncé. George Strait, Alan Jackson and John Mayer ar ...

  42. Poll: Groban Is Week's Biggest Release

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In a week with new releases from such heavy hitters as Jay-Z, Kid Rock, Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam, it's the soft vocals of Josh Groban that are favored by music fans, according to a Billboard.co In a week with new releases from such heavy ...

  43. The Other Side

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Warner Bros.' Christian division, Word, has had tremendous success with Randy Travis' two gospel albums. Warner Bros.' Christian division, Word, has had tremendous success with Randy Travis' two gospel albums. The eager audience ...

  44. Travis Among Top CCMA Winners

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Randy Travis, Dennis Agajanian, Dottie Rambo and perennial favorites the Fox Brothers led the list of winners at the ninth annual Christian Country Music Association Awards last night (Nov. 6) at Nash Randy Travis, Dennis Agajanian, Dottie Rambo and ...

  45. Johnny Cash Dominates CMA Awards

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The late Johnny Cash dominated the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards last night (Nov. 5) in Nashville, winning three awards for work done in the last year of his life. The nationally televised ev The late Johnny Cash dominated the Country Music ...

  46. This Day in Music

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Blues guitar prodigy Jonny Lang, rock guitarist Slash, punk rocker Joey Ramone, and Cheap Trickster Rick Nelson are among the musicians who guest-star on "The Drew Carey Show." On the pr 1998 - Blues guitar prodig ...

  47. 2003 CMA Awards Nominees

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The list of final nominees for the 2003 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented Nov. 5 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast live on CBS. Below is the list of final nominees for the 2003 Country Music Associa ...

  48. Third 'Totally Country' Disc Packs In Hits

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tracks by contemporary country icons such as Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Travis Tritt, LeAnn Rimes and Lonestar fill the forthcoming compilation "Totally Country 3." Tracks by contemporary country icons such as Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Travis T ...

  49. Breaking & Entering

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Sarai, Billy Talent and Josh Turner. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. ONE OF THE LADIES: The succ ...

  50. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. I Believe , Diamond Rio 2. Three Wooden Crosses , Randy Travis 3. Beer For My Horses , Toby Keith Duet With Willie Nelson 4. Love You Out Loud , Rascal Flatts 5. What A Beautiful Day , Chris Cagle News Willie Nelson ...

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