Author Archives: Daniel P. Ray

Top 10 Country Songs of 1998

Top 10 Country Songs of 1998

What a year for Tim McGraw! He’s connected to all four of the top songs — one’s his own, one’s his wife’s and he co-produced the other two. Here are all 10 of the most-played songs on the radio for 1998, as gauged by radio airplay at stations monitored by Broadcast Data Systems, whose information…MORE

Top 10 Country Tours of 1998

Top 10 Country Tours of 1998

Garth Brooks worked his way to the top of the Top 10 tours list. With 105 shows, he performed at the pace of a hungry young country rookie. Other superstar acts burning up the road included Shania Twain, Brooks & Dunn and Reba McEntire. George Strait went in the opposite direction, with fewer but bigger…MORE

Top 10 Country Albums of 1998

Top 10 Country Albums of 1998

Garth Brooks and LeAnn Rimes each had two of the 10 best-selling albums in 1998 — three for Garth if you count his contribution to the Hope Floats soundtrack. But it wasn’t much of a year for new artists — only the Dixie Chicks enjoyed a breakthrough — or for new albums: half of the…MORE

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Lady A

Lady A

Lady Antebellum will be the musical guest on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Sept. 19. Tune in to NBC at 11:35 p.m. CT.