Billboard‘s Top 10 Songs of the Last 25 Years

The Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, which began charting country songs in January 1944, is celebrating its 70th birthday. In honor of the genre’s ever growing popularity, Billboard is honoring the chart’s anniversary by taking a look at the Top 70 country songs of the last 25 years. The list is varied, with newcomers and [...] Read More

George Strait & Taylor Swift Win Billboard Touring Awards

George Strait and Taylor Swift were among the winners at Billboard’s 10thAnnual Billboards Touring Awards, which took place November 14 in New York City. Hosted by Gary Dell’Abate, executive producer of “The Howard Stern Show,” the awards honored the concert industry’s top artists, venues and professionals for the year. George was named the 2013 Billboard [...] Read More

Thomas Rhett Celebrates First No. 1 with “It Goes Like This”

Thomas Rhett is celebrating his first-ever No. 1 single as an artist. “It Goes Like This” topped the Billboard Country Chart this week and continues to be one of the top-selling songs on the iTunes Country Singles Chart. It is featured on his debut album, It Goes Like This, set for release on October 29. [...] Read More

Kenny Rogers Scores 22nd Top 10 Country Album

Kenny Rogers’ new album, You Can’t Make Old Friends, debuted on the Billboard Country Chart at No. 9, marking his 22nd Top 10 country album. The album features a new duet, “You Can’t Make Old Friends,” with longtime friend and collaborator Dolly Parton. Watch Kenny and Dolly’s “You Can’t Make Old Friends” video >> “I [...] Read More

Is Justin Moore “Too Country” for TV?

Justin Moore’s latest album, Off The Beaten Path, debuted atop Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and came in at No. 3 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart. While Justin has seen a lot of success making music, including his big debut week, he tells Billboard he hasn’t had much luck with performing on national television. [...] Read More