| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Nominations for the 56th Grammy Awards are being unveiled tonight at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles begining at 7 p.m. PST, and Pop & Hiss will be with you throughout the evening to live blog the proceedings.
Stay tuned to this post, and we'...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:51 PM
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Country music has never been short on sentimentality, the emotion that carried veteran singer George Strait to his thirdentertainer of the year honor at the 47th annual CMA Awards in Nashville....
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The cowboy rides away a winner, as veteran Texas singer George Strait collected the top honor for entertainer of the year Sunday at the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.
The fan-voted award comes as Strait is in the midst of his...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:10 AM
As big a star as you'll find clutching a microphone, Taylor Swift long outgrew the country genre in which she began.
But the singer reclaimed her roots at Wednesday's CMA Awards in a pretty, stripped-down performance of her song "Red" with a handful...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Luke Bryan made the invite, and fans responded. The country star's "Crash My Party" landed at No. 1 on the U.S. pop charts this week and caused quite the celebration in doing so.
"Crash My Party" sold 528,000 copies for the week ending Aug. 18,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Veteran Taylor Swift and newcomer Kacey Musgraves are tied with six nominations apiece to lead the 2013 Country Music Assn. Awards, which will be announced Nov. 6 in Nashville.
Swift is vying again for the CMA's top award of entertainer of the year, the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:42 AM
The Jewish Mother in Virginia Beach has announced a pair of unusually high-profile shows. Trail-blazing funk freakazoid Bootsy Collins will play there Nov. 1. Virginia's own bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley will bring his Clinch Mountain Boys to the club...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:34 AM
"Only Prettier," "White Liar" and "Gunpowder & Lead" ooze with attitude, and Miranda Lambert acknowledges that she knows how to fire up a crowd. But she also is proud of how she can calm one down.
"As much as I love some of the midtempo songs I have...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Curb Records is making a federal case out of its beef with country star Tim McGraw, moving its 2-year-old complaint in state court in Tennessee to the federal level in arguing that he breached his contract with Curb and signing in 2011 with Big Machine...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:27 PM
HBO is backing a new four-hour documentary on Frank Sinatra being touted as “the definitive portrait of our era’s greatest performer." The miniseries will be directed by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney.
The untitled film is a collaboration...