To find the best albums of the 21st century, Stacker analyzed data from Metacritic (as of March 17, 2021) and ranked albums according to their Metascore.
Stacker compiled a photographic essay of 30 memorable images from the William Gottlieb collection of prominent artists and performers from the 1940s, or the Golden Age of Jazz.
Stacker counts down the top 100 country songs of all time. From old-school honky-tonk to modern country pop, this list covers the biggest hits in Billboard history.
Dey Street Books, an imprint of the William Morrow Group at HarperCollins, announced recently that it will publish “The Storyteller” by Grammy-winning musician, documentary filmmaker, and fledgling author Dave Grohl. Dey Street VP and Editorial Director Carrie Thornton negotiated the deal with WME.
Stacker compiled a list of noteworthy milestones from each year of country music history, using a variety of news articles, historical resources, and more.
Stacker analyzed data from Billboard, which has been tracking popular music since before the SoundScan era, to create a list of the bestselling album from every year going all the way back to 1956.
Stacker compiled the best country albums of all time as per Billboard’s Greatest of All Time Country Albums list. These ratings are based on albums’ weekly performance on the Top Country Albums chart from January 1996 to June 2016.
ALBANY — Singer, songwriter and producer Deana Carter will give a live acoustic performance at the Albany Municipal Auditorium on May 14. Tickets for this event start at $42.50 and are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Paul and Linda McCartney’s 1971 masterpiece “Ram,” the album will be reissued May 14 as a limited-edition half-speed mastered vinyl pressing via UMe.
Rapper DMX remains hospitalized and on life support in White Plains, New York, his longtime attorney Murray Richman confirmed to CNN on Sunday.
Stacker presents the top 50 most popular baby names shared by famous musicians using from Behind the Name's list of notable musicians and the Social Security Administration's 2018 name popularity rankings. Ties are broken by the names' popularity or the number of babies given those names.
ALBANY — The votes are all in — tens of thousands of them — and the winners are set to be announced Sunday in The Albany Herald’s annual Readers Choice awards, which allow the community to nominate and then select the “best of the best” in dozens of categories, from musical artists to barten…
ALBANY — “One” is the loneliest number for Grammy-nominated classic rockers Three Dog Night, so the band is going for “two” at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.
ALBANY – There will be something to do again on Friday nights in Albany, as the Flint River Entertainment Complex brings back Fridays on the Flint at Veterans Park Amphitheatre.
VALDOSTA – Wild Adventures Theme Park announced its 2021 All-Star Concert and Special Events lineup this week, a schedule that includes new big screen events and the return of Platinum-selling acts to the All-Star Amphitheater.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For 127 years, Gibson has shaped sound across generations and genres of music, becoming one of the most relevant, played and loved guitar brands around the world. Gibson is now officially announcing a new partnership with Dave Mustaine, the legendary guitarist, vocalist, s…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Newly honored with the Country Radio Broadcasters 2021 Artist Humanitarian Award, country music superstar Luke Bryan scored again at country radio this week as his 26th career No. 1 single, “Down To One,” reigns at the top of the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase cha…
ALBANY -- The stars all aligned -- perfect weather, good news about the world pandemic, and a large number of radio listeners eager to get out on a glorious Sunday afternoon -- turning radio station WPFQ's Honey Jam into a huge success. Lead singer/guitarist Brandon Fox, who secured musical …
ALBANY — Forget all that “Eye of the Tiger” stuff. For Tara Dyer Stoyle and local independent radio station WQFP, Q-102 the Queen Bee, this Sunday’s Honey Jam is truly about being among the survivors.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Luke Bryan has been named the Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) 2021 Artist Humanitarian Award recipient. The country superstar was recognized with the honor during his appearance on the annual “CRS Artist Interview,” sponsored by BMI, during “CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience.”
MARIETTA -- A Virtual to Center Stage statewide talent competition, presented by the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, started Feb. 1 and will continue through March 15.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Four-time Entertainer of the Year and “American Idol” judge Luke Bryan is set to release a deluxe version of his No. 1, RIAA gold-certified album “Born Here Live Here Die Here” on April 9, adding six new songs to the album’s original 10 tracks.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For the past 127 years, Gibson has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound. The new Gibson era celebrates the iconic models of the Gibson Golden Era while leaning into the future with inspiring instruments that nurture new players across generations, and genres of music.
ATLANTA — During an extraordinary time of triple crises — pandemic, upheaval, and racial unrest — the 2021 Atlanta Music Festival draws attention to the environment, an often-overlooked aspect of social justice and equality.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Four-time Entertainer of the Year and “American Idol” judge Luke Bryan reigns as Billboard’s Top Country Artist of the 2010s, the magazine announced recently. Based on the Billboard charts, Bryan ranks at the top by placing 11 No. 1s on the weekly Hot Country Songs chart a…
Bob Dylan has sold his entire catalog of songs, which encompasses more than 600 songs over 60 years, in a "landmark agreement" with Universal Music Publishing Group.
As I settle in to listen to the new Page Brothers Band EP “Blood On The Bible Belt,” my thoughts are with Dakota and Travis Page as they fight a serious battle with COVID-19.
On July 7, 1969 — a few weeks prior to his legendary Woodstock performance on Aug. 18, 1969 — Jimi Hendrix appeared for his national TV debut on “The Dick Cavett Show” with a performance and interview.
The Allman Betts Band has announced the release of their special run "Bless Your Heart" on vinyl. The double-record was pressed on 180 Gram Coke Bottle Clear 2LP, gatefold, and is available for order now.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Four-time Entertainer of the Year and “American Idol” judge Luke Bryan delivered a new single to country radio, “Down To One,” from his sixth consecutive No. 1-debuting album, “Born Here Live Here Die Here.”
If you've ever had a song stuck in your head but can't remember enough lyrics to search for it, Google has a solution: hum to search.
MILLEDGEVILLE — Picking the right presidential candidate can be tricky in the best of times. Just in time for early voting this month, however, comes something everyone can get behind: music.
ALBANY — Everyone involved — even the musicians — knew the gathering on Sept. 26 for the “Queen Bee Jam: Session 2” could potentially be ... well, a hot mess.
All seven members of boy band BTS have become multimillionaires after their label, Big Hit Entertainment, pulled off South Korea's biggest stock market listing in three years.
Apple's new subscription bundle, Apple One, will give consumers a chance to try out multiple new Apple services and potentially save a few bucks.
The days of vinyl records being a nostalgic relic of the past are long gone. This year, vinyl sales have outpaced CD sales in the United States for the first time since the 1980s.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Guitar icon Joe Bonamassa has announced a special After-Party Showcase to follow his pay-per-view global streaming concert event broadcasting live from the legendary Ryman Auditorium here on Sept. 20.
HAHIRA — Everyone went away happy at the Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest. The finalists got prizes, and the audience was impressed with the songs played and with the headliner. The audience was also impressed that one contestant, who couldn’t come due to the virus pandemic, was proj…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music superstar and four-time Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan debuted his seventh studio album “Born Here Live Here Die Here” at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart this week, making it his sixth consecutive appearance in the top position. The album al…