Top of the World may refer to:
Natalie Louise Maines is the lead vocalist for the all-female country band The Chicks.
A superstar is a widely acclaimed celebrity.
Baby Doll is a 1956 film written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Elia Kazan.
This is a list of notable events in country music that took place in the year 2006.
Taking the Long Way is the seventh studio album by American country music group Dixie Chicks. It was released on May 23, 2006, through Columbia Nashville. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. It sold over 21⁄2 million copies in the U.S., being certified 2× platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America as of July 11, 2007. It won five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year in February 2007.
The Top of the World Tour was the 2003 concert tour by American country music trio Dixie Chicks. It was in support of their album Home, and named after the song "Top of the World" on that album.
"Landslide" is a song written by Stevie Nicks and performed by the British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac. The song was first featured on the band's self-titled 1975 album, Fleetwood Mac. The original recording also appears on the compilation albums 25 Years – The Chain (1992) and The Very Best of Fleetwood Mac (2002), while a live version was released as a single 23 years after the live reunion album The Dance. "Landslide" reached no. 51 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and no. 10 on the Adult Contemporary chart. "Landslide" was certified Gold in October 2009 for sales of over 500,000 copies in the United States. According to Nielsen Soundscan, "Landslide" sold 1,315,950 copies in the United States as of February 2013.
The Chicks are an American country music band composed of Natalie Maines, along with Emily Strayer and Martie Maguire, who are sisters. Their discography comprises eight studio albums, two live albums and 25 singles.
The Accidents & Accusations World Tour was a concert tour by the Dixie Chicks. It was their first tour where tickets were sold after the scandal which ensued in 2003 when lead singer Natalie Maines publicly criticized President George W. Bush at Shepherd's Bush Empire in London during the Top of the World Tour, leading to intense criticism of the group. Consequently, the level of commercial success for the tour attracted considerable media attention. The tour was named after the lyrics in the song "Easy Silence" from the album Taking the Long Way, released a few weeks earlier in 2006.
Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing is a 2006 documentary film produced and directed by Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck.
"Not Ready to Make Nice" is a song co-written and performed by American country music trio The Chicks. It was released in March 2006 as the first single from the band's seventh studio album, Taking the Long Way. It remains the band's biggest pop hit in the US to date—it is their only song to be certified 2× Platinum and reach the top five on the Hot 100. The song was written by Natalie Maines, Martie Maguire, Emily Robison, and Dan Wilson.
An Evening with the Dixie Chicks is a 2002 live music documentary featuring the Dixie Chicks and directed by Joel Gallen. As of March 2003, An Evening with the Dixie Chicks has sold 2 million copies in the United States and has been certified 2x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
The Chicks are an American country music band composed of lead singer Natalie Maines and multi-instrumentalist sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Strayer. The Erwin sisters founded the band in 1989 in Dallas, Texas with bassist Laura Lynch and vocalist/guitarist Robin Lynn Macy, and performed bluegrass and country music, busking and touring the bluegrass festival circuits and small venues for six years without attracting a major label. Macy left in 1992 and Lynch became the lead vocalist soon afterward. Following the replacement of Lynch with Maines and a change in repertoire, the Chicks achieved commercial success, beginning in 1998 with hit songs "There's Your Trouble" and "Wide Open Spaces".
"Top of the World" is a contemporary folk-country song written by Patty Griffin and most known as recorded and performed in Grammy Award-winning fashion by the Dixie Chicks.
"Without You" is a song written by Eric Silver and Natalie Maines, and recorded by American country music group Dixie Chicks. It was released in August 2000 as the fifth single from their album Fly. In January 2001, it hit number one on the U.S. country singles chart. It also reached number 31 on the Billboard Hot 100.
"Wide Open Spaces" is a song written by Susan Gibson and recorded by the American country music group Dixie Chicks. It was released in August 1998 as the third single and title track from the band's album Wide Open Spaces. The song hit number one on the U.S. Country singles chart and spent four weeks there in November 1998. It also placed to number 41 on the U.S. Pop singles chart. It reached number one on Canada's country music chart, their first chart-topper there and presaging a long history of support in that country for the band.
"Ready to Run" is a song recorded by American country music group Dixie Chicks. It was co-written by the group's fiddler, Martie Seidel along with Marcus Hummon. It was released in June 1999 as the lead-off single to the band's album Fly, and their sixth entry on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, reaching number two. This song was featured on the film soundtrack for Runaway Bride, starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts.
Court Yard Hounds is an American country music and folk duo, founded by sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison. They, along with Natalie Maines, make up The Chicks, formerly the Dixie Chicks. The sisters decided to record a side project under a different name. Court Yard Hounds, featuring Robison for the first time as lead vocalist, released a debut album for Columbia Records, the same label for which the Dixie Chicks has recorded, on May 4, 2010. The album debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 chart, initially selling 61,000 copies. It has sold approximately 825,000 copies in the United States.
"Sin Wagon" is a song written by Natalie Maines, Emily Erwin, and Stephony Smith and recorded by the Dixie Chicks for their 1999 album Fly. Though never released as a single, it charted as an album cut and is one of the band's most popular songs to date. It has been featured in five tours: Fly, Top of the World, Accidents & Accusations, Eagles with Dixie Chicks and the DCX MMXVI World Tour.
John Mock is an American multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, producer, and photographer with a particular interest in the topic of maritime history and culture.