| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:40 AM
The November sweeps ratings period begins today and runs through Nov. 26. Here's a schedule of highlights -- and I will continue to add to it as I get more information:
Today: A big night on CBS. “The Big Bang Theory” returns to Thursday....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Of the five headliners on the 2014 Cruzan Country Megaticket, I'd rank Rascal Flatts No. 5, behind Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean.
That said, there's almost no such thing as a bad country concert, as 15,000 or so others will...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Barbra Streisand collected her 10th No. 1 album last week, and made history by becoming the first performer to score a chart-topper in each of the last six decades.
The 72-year-old pop diva's Columbia duets set "Partners" bowed at the top with first-week...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jul 11, 2014
The intensity and urgency in Kip Moore's songs has prompted a comparison he likes: A writer for "Music Row Magazine" called Moore "a hillbilly Springsteen."
"Those who know me know how fiery I am," says Moore, who plays Friday night in West Palm Beach...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:40 AM
In addition to being a stellar country singer, Tim McGraw has also been blessed by the gift of being able to make good decisions. He strayed just far away enough from country by doing that duet with Nelly, he extended his brand adroitly with his acting...
| 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.