When the bookers for the Hangout Music Festival were securing talent for this year's lineup, they must've been asking, "How would this sound at the beach?"
More than 45,000 fans at Cowboys Stadium near Dallas reached for the rafters as Kenny Chesney gave the fans two solid hours on a tour that started two months ago in Tampa, Fla.
Sound the trumpets and clap your hands -- Lady Antebellum has struck gold.
Miranda Lambert grabbed a nomination Thursday (May 16) when MTV, VH1 and CMT announced the categories and nominees for the fourth cycle of its O Music Awards.
I first encountered LeAnn Rimes one day in the mid-1990s as one of my first visitors in my new job as Billboard's Nashville bureau chief.