| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Fortifying its mini-major status in the music publishing world, Spirit Music Group acquired Cal IV Entertainment, the Nashville-based independent music publisher, production and artist management company.
The move marks Spirit's expansion into Music Row,...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:59 PM
On an Academy of Country Music special, Carrie Underwood will debut a song she co-wrote to honor U.S. troops.
Underwood will perform "Keep Us Safe" on "ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops" at 9 p.m. Tuesday on CBS.
"When we were...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Kate Upton and Tony Hale? Talk about unusual pairings in country music. Oh, yeah, there's that too.
The Sports Illustrated model and the "Veep" star have teamed up with Lady Antebellum for the band's latest video, "Bartender."
"The Other Woman" star...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Musician Alicia Keys has signed on to her first beauty campaign, as the celebrity face of Givenchy's new Dahlia Divin fragrance, set to debut in September. [WWD]
Maria Sharapova, winner of the women's singles in the French Open, attended the Wimbledon...
| 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 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A star-studded crowd of musicians and scribes flocked to the Beverly Wilshire Tuesday night to celebrate legendary singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks at the 62nd annual BMI Pop Awards.
Adam Levine, Shakira, Sheryl Crow, Lady Antebellum and Vanessa Carlton...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:55 AM
With the success of their recent hit "Compass," the group's first bona fide, toe-tapping, hand-clapping sing-along, Lady Antebellum has stepped up the pace of its concerts, guitarist-pianist Dave Haywood says.
"Having fans stand up for the entire show...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Lady Antebellum came out swinging Friday night, with an entertaining entrance from the back of Hard Rock Live and the trio's current hit, "Compass."
They didn't let up from there, keeping their collective feet on the gas pedal throughout their 90-...
| 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...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:42 AM
In addition to crowning a winner, Caleb Johnson, in the last three minutes of its two-hour time slot, the Season 13 finale of "American Idol" had a lot of other business to attend to, namely, welcoming a host of performers onto its stage, in many cases...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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