| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music.
Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
| May 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It started as a joint effort by CBS and the Academy of Country Music to mount a musical salute to the troops to coincide with Armed Forces Day on May 17.
It wouldn't have been hard to find country stars willing to participate in such a special. But as...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The long battle over the rights to the Golden Globe Awards went to a federal appellate court on Wednesday, as the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. argued that a lower court erred in ruling that Dick Clark Prods. could produce the HFPA's lucrative awards...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
SELLERS: Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood
LOCATION: Malibu, CA
SIZE: 4,236 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Several months ago heavily lauded country music veterans Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood -- together...
| Jul 10, 2014
A singer who was one of the youngest country music stars ever and later developed a pop career will play a Christmas-time show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center -- her first Lehigh Valley show in 17 years -- it was......
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees:
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Every Grammy Awards telecast is a production nightmare: three-plus hours of multiple live music performances, unpredictable stage antics and rambling acceptance speeches.
But this year's production, which airs Sunday night from the Staples Center in...
| Apr 27, 2013
Three decades ago, an east Texas singer named George Jones took on an impossibly melodramatic, shamelessly sentimental song about a man who desperately clutched at lost love until his dying breath.
His 1980 recording of "He Stopped Loving Her Today"...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Almost 20 years after Joe Diffie's career peaked, and then sank, the music gods smiled on the country singer.
It came in the form of "1994," written by Thomas Rhett (Rhett Akins' son), and released by Jason Aldean as a single. "1994, Joe Diffie comin'...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Willie Nelson didn't get labeled an outlaw for nothing.
Having turned his back on the Nashville-based country music establishment that tried to reign him in as a performer in the 1960s, Nelson hit his stride in the 1970s with a series of singles and...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:24 AM
The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15.
Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...