| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Figure skating, skiing and hockey at the Sochi Olympics are likely to command the biggest audiences this week. NBC should score another easy win in the ratings.
But it's a busy week for other reasons. Jimmy Fallon takes over "The Tonight Show," now in...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:37 AM
There are things that don’t make sense, and then there are things so bewildering that they require visual proof. Billy Ray Cryus’ remake of “Achy Breaky Heart” is both.
Cyrus, for reasons unclear, decided to issue a remix to...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 6:23 AM
Motivational speaker Tony Robbins, who likely knows very little about country music, has long offered this advice: Carry strong passions and feelings in your life, because the strongest conviction in the room usually permeates into everybody else....
| 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...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:45 PM
After everyone from Alabama to Coldplay, OneRepublic to Tim McGraw, Ed Sheeran (twice), Robin Thicke and members of this season's Top 20 contestants had performed, along with the final three singers themselves, we finally found out who won Season 6 of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Country singers Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw led the nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday with seven nods apiece, and Australian singer Keith Urban followed with six nominations.
Lambert joins her husband Blake Shelton,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Rock giants will be striding into Virginia Beach later this year. I know we're looking at snow on the ground today, but if you can mentally transport yourself to the steamy days of summer 2014, you'll see two titans of glitzy 1970s rock on stage at Farm...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The pendulum, as pendulums do, has swung, a realization that couldn’t be more apparent than at the opening day of the 2014 edition of the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio.
One long-guiding principle of country music is that women...
| 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,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis have been married for 20 years and have four children, but their musical careers have largely been solo affairs. Oh, sure, they've contributed to each other's albums, but for the most part Willis has earned acclaim as a...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:58 AM
When Cassadee Pope introduced herself to America — at least the segment that watches reality singing competitions — two years ago on NBC's “The Voice,” she sang Natalie Imbruglia's hit, “Torn,” to a huge ovation.