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Tag Archives: Country

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

When Thompson Square's new album Masterpiece goes on sale  June 1, the duo will officially join a growing legion of country artists who are redrawing the lines in their business. Keifer and Shawna...

Monday, 26 Mar 2018

Kacey Musgraves has been one of country music’s most outspoken LGBTQ-friendly voices since 2013, when the singer released “Follow Your Arrow,” a song that urged listeners to “make lots of noise,...

Friday, 10 Nov 2017

Tough critics, y’all. Jimmy Kimmel’s “mean tweets” segment went country on Wednesday, November 8, just ahead of the 51st Annual CMA Awards. Stars Gone Country! Stars like Blake Shelton,...

Thursday, 09 Nov 2017

Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen and Brett Eldredge have all struck gold with songs by Ross Copperman. And the songwriter/producer proved his mettle by repeating as the songwriter of the year during the BMI Country...

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017

When the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame scheduled their 2017 induction ceremonies on back-to-back nights, Oct. 22-23, they paid direct homage to the power of a song. Country...

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

“It’s Monday, so the clock resets,” WGH-FM Virginia Beach, Va., PD Mark McKay recently wrote in a sarcastic post on Facebook. “I can’t remember, whose turn is it this week [to have a No. 1 single]?” Sarcasm...

Monday, 03 Apr 2017

Pop music is apparently very 2001, so the Backstreet Boys opted for some country twang on Sunday night with a little help from Florida Georgia Line. The boy band joined the duo onstage for a “must-see...

Monday, 13 Jun 2016

Country hitmaker Phil Vassar scratches an entrepreneurial itch with the launch of i 81 Entertainment, Billboard has learned exclusively.   Vassar and his manager, Amy Millslagle, are partnering on the...