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Zac Brown Band Earns 4th Consecutive No. 1 Country Album

The Zac Brown Band has achieved their fourth consecutive No. 1 Country album with their new album “WELCOME HOME.” The three-time Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum artist’s latest album, released via Southern Ground/Elektra Records, is also their fifth consecutive top ten album on the Billboard 200, debuting at No. 2! Some of the most sonically adventurous artists […]

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Loretta Lynn Receives Billboard’s Women in Music “Legend” Award

Loretta Lynn, groundbreaking country music singer-songwriter, has been announced as the recipient of Billboard‘s first-ever Women in Music “Legend” award. The award, which will be presented at Billboard‘s 2015 Women in Music event on December 11th in New York City, honors Lynn’s historic contributions to the industry and artistry of American music, which has established her among the highest […]

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Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes and Scotty McCreery Voted as Final Nominees for 2012 ACM New Artist of the Year Award

Well, the votes are in and the tallies are counted. The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country (GAC) have announced that Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes & Scotty McCreery have been voted as final nominees for the 2012 ACM “New Artist of the Year” Award. The final nominees were selected by a combined vote […]

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King George Releases 89th Single

George Strait has released his 89TH career single “Here For a Good Time.” King George scores his second highest debut in his storied career on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart as “Here For A Good Time,” the first single from his upcoming MCA Nashville album, lands at No. 29 on its official add date at […]

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Scotty McCreery’s Debut is #1 on iTunes

Newly crowned American Idol Scotty McCreery is heating up the charts with his debut single I Love You This Big. The single hit airwaves on May 24th, debuting at No. 32 on Billboard (the highest charting Hot Country Songs single debut for a new artist in Billboard history!). The impressive debut on Billboard lead into this […]

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Toby Keith Edges Kenny Chesney for No. 1

In a battle of country music heavyweights, Toby Keith’s Bullets in the Gun edged out Kenny Chesney’s Hemingway’s Whiskey to take the Number One spot on the Billboard 200. But Keith’s latest LP, his fourth to grab the top spot, only sold 71,000 copies in its first week, making it the lowest-selling chart-topping debut in the history of the […]

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Blake Shelton seizes both the albums and songs summits

For only the second time this year, Lady Antebellum have surrendered the top bunk on Billboard’s country album chart. The victor is Blake Shelton’s new EP, All About Tonight, which bumps Lady A’s usually triumphant Need You Now down to the No. 2 berth. Equally cool for Shelton, his current single, also titled “All About […]

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