The Billboard Music Awards will air live Sunday, May 19 at 8/7c on ABC. And with Tracy Morgan hosting, it's sure to be a memorable one.
As Billboard announced, the event will feature performances by Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ed Sheeran and more. read more
Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles has welcomed a baby boy, People reports.
Magnus Hamilton Miller was born on Thursday, her rep confirmedread more
Nashville, the city, and Nashville, the country music industry, are expecting big things from Nashville, the new fall drama from ABC. The serialized drama, which stars Connie Britton as an country singer juggling her home life and struggling to remain a relevant artist, might not have made it on the air a few years ago.
But just as country music is moving toward the mainstream, the mainstream is gravitating toward country music — and TV execs, hungry for audiences, are eager to tap into country's loyal fan base. "We know from our proprietary research that about 96 million Americans qualify as country music fans, based on their listening habits and purchase behavior," says Country Music Association marketing director Cory Chapman. "That leads to a big opportunity for a network to go after that audience."