Hunter Hayes Talks to Esquire About His Country Roots

Hunter Hayes is featured in a fashion spread in the May issue of Esquire magazine alongside artists such as Wiz Khalifa, Ne-Yo and Cold War Kids. Hunter talked to the magazine about sticking to his country roots and performing live. “Every demo I do has a mandolin or resonator on it — some element of [...] Read More

Hunter Hayes & Taylor Swift Featured on 2013 GRAMMY Nominees Album

Songs from Hunter Hayes, Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson will be among those featured on the 2013 GRAMMY Nominees album. Set for release on January 22 by Capitol Records and the Recording Academy, the album will feature 22 critically-acclaimed hits from chart-topping artists across various genres. The 19th edition of the collection includes many of [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood To Perform On Billboard Music Awards This Sunday

Carrie Underwood will be among the artists performing live during Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards. Carrie was included in the first round of performers announced, a list that includes Justin Bieber, LMFAO and The Wanted. Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell of ABC’s Modern Family will serve as hosts for the show. Lady Antebellum leads the country [...] Read More

2012 Billboard Music Awards Nominations Announced

Nominations for the 2012 Billboard Music Awards were recently announced. Scotty McCreery received two nominations — one for the all-genre Top New Artist Award and one for Top Country Album, for Clear As Day. Also up for Top New Artist are Bad Meets Evil, Big Sean, Foster the People and Wiz Khalifa. In the Top [...] Read More

Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Lady A Named to Billboard‘s Top Artists of 2011 Chart

Billboard.com has released its list of the Top Artists of 2011. Adele tops the multi-genre chart with Rihanna, Katy Parry, Lady Gaga and Lil Wayne rounding out the Top 5. Taylor Swift is the only country artist to make the Top 10, ranking No. 8. Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum found themselves ranked inside the [...] Read More