| Sep 10, 2008
Kenny Chesney led the 42nd Country Music Assn. Awards nominations announced this morning with seven nods, while the members of the vocal duo Sugarland snagged six, including entertainer of the year in a field that also includes George Strait, Brad Paisley...
| May 5, 2008
Naomi Judd had some advice for breakout star Taylor Swift during the Judds' sundown reunion set at the Stagecoach Festival on Saturday. "I remember when Taylor Swift said that winning her [2007 CMA award] was the highlight of her senior year," Judd said....
| May 5, 2008
ONE OF those golden moments you hope for at gargantuan music gatherings like the weekend Stagecoach Festival in Indio came Saturday night, when the Judds, Naomi and daughter Wynonna, resuscitated their monstrously successful '80s act in what was billed as...
| Feb 17, 2008
Chick Corea is smiling. In fact, he's beaming. Seated behind his Minimoog and his Fender Rhodes keyboards, arms and hands in motion, kicking out one brisk rhythmic phrase after another, making constant eye contact with the musicians around him --...
| Jul 11, 2008
While much of the record business is singing a sad song, musicians and fans apparently can't wait to get on the road again, according to a midyear look at the concert business just released by Pollstar magazine.
Despite skyrocketing gas prices and a...
| Jan 3, 2008
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- U.S. album sales plunged 9.5 percent last year from 2006, continuing a downward trend for the recording industry, despite a 45 percent surge in the sale of digital tracks, according to figures released Thursday.
A total of 500.5...
| Jan 5, 2008
AS the traditional record business continues to unravel, musicians who are trying to keep lucrative careers alive don't seem to be worrying about whether the glass is half full or half empty. Instead, they're finding as many glasses as possible and...
| Mar 29, 2010
***Fans are encouraged to arrive early to witness the historic event that marks the 100th anniversary of the first presidential pitch on the opening day of baseball season***
March 29, 2010 (Washington, DC) - President of the United States Barack Obama...
| Oct 11, 2009
It happens sometimes when I least expect it.
Behind the wheel on a road trip, as I was earlier this week to St. Petersburg, I'm suddenly thrust into a scene from Jerry Maguire: There I am, as Tom Cruise, singing along with "Free Fallin' " or some other...
| Dec 19, 2009
When there is a song in your heart, nothing can hold it in. And, as ABC26 News reporter Sandra Gonzalez reports, local artists can't stop making songs about our Saints this year.
Whether it's trumpeter Kermit Ruffins latest song "A Saints Christmas" that...
| Dec 30, 1994
Among the rules established in 1994 in the music industry: The Eagles can still sell a lot of records and concert seats, monks with good voices can break into the Top 10, and it's important to differentiate whether rap refers to rap music or a rap sheet....