Miranda Lambert grabbed a nomination Thursday (May 16) when MTV, VH1 and CMT announced the categories and nominees for the fourth cycle of its O Music Awards.
I first encountered LeAnn Rimes one day in the mid-1990s as one of my first visitors in my new job as Billboard's Nashville bureau chief.
Relationships tend to become strained over time in the entertainment business, but Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood seem to move together in lock step as they grow.
The story behind the song seized the spotlight Monday (May 13) at a party celebrating Lee Brice's latest No. 1 single, "I Drive Your Truck."
Dynamic new artists like the Lumineers, JD McPherson and Shovels & Rope are sharing space with icons such as Emmylou Harris and Buddy Miller on this year's ballot for the Americana Music Honors.
In just four short years, the Hangout Music Festival has become a must for music fans everywhere.
Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, the Pistol Annies and Taylor Swift are on the initial list of artists scheduled to perform at the 2013 CMT Music Awards.
Tate Stevens is no newcomer to the music business. He's been performing for years.
I guessed they'd just cancel the George Jones farewell concert set for Nov. 22 in Nashville. Not so!
This is emphatically Kenny Chesney's week. Not only does his Life on a Rock top both Billboard's country and all-genres charts, he also has four new songs on the country airplay list.
From Dolly Parton to Miranda Lambert, country stars have always had a soft spot for mothers. Here are 10 prime hits that celebrate the women who welcomed us into the world.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has announced the integration of streams to its recognition of gold and platinum certifications.
For many years, music fans, myself included, have wished for a Dixie Chicks renewal and rebirth.
Kenny Chesney's new album Life on a Rock is a collection of very personal stories originally scribbled down in Chesney's notebook while he soaked up the sun at his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
BMI, the performance rights organization, saluted songwriters Natalie Hemby and Delta Maid Monday (May 6) with a party at its Nashville headquarters for the success of their song, "Tornado," recorded by Little Big Town.