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Originally posted 09/04/2012 03:15PM
The musician welcomed her fourth child, daughter Violet Isabel, early Tuesday morning she tells PEOPLE
Originally posted 03/14/2011 03:30PM
Dixie Chicks fans have waited nearly five years – since 2006's Grammy-winning album Taking the Long Way – to hear new recorded material from Natalie Maines.
Now, she's singing a new tune – and PEOPLE.com has your exclusive first listen.
Actually, the song isn't so new: It's a cover of the Beach Boys's classic "God Only Knows" – recorded by Maines, 36, for the series finale of HBO's Big Love, set to air March 20.
The song will also be available for sale on iTunes on March 15.
Listen to the track here:
While Maines has no plans to record a solo album, or another project like her Dixie Chicks bandmates Martie Maguire and Emily Robison, who formed the Court Yard Hounds, the track spotlights her expressive voice over an airy arrangement featuring a drizzle of keyboard and bleating organs.
She recorded it with producer Rick Rubin in Malibu, Calif., in the end of January, and it features drumming by Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Originally posted 11/10/2010 09:45AM
Originally posted 04/13/2010 01:35PM
It's been four years since the Dixie Chicks released their Grammy-winning album Taking the Long Way in 2006. But the lull in releases doesn't mean the band members haven't been creating.
While the Chicks are still on hiatus, sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison have formed a new band, the Court Yard Hounds, and are readying their first album, a self-titled disc, for release on May 4. And PEOPLE.com is giving you a sneak peek – with an exclusive first listen to the lilting "I Miss You," which features Robison on lead vocals.
Listen to "I Miss You" from the Court Yard Hounds's debut album
"We're looking at it like a new chapter in music," Maguire says of the project in press materials. "We definitely are going to tour this and make another record. I know this isn't just a one-time, get-it-off-our-chests, get-these-songs-recorded-and-go-back-to-our-lives thing."
Originally posted 08/07/2008 10:20AM
Dixie Chick Emily Robison's divorce became final on Wednesday in Texas.
"We can confirm that the divorce is final," a rep for the singer tells PEOPLE. "They remain the best of friends and their family is obviously the priority."
The San Antonio Express-News had reported that the Dixie Chick, 35, and her husband of nine years, singer Charlie Robison, 43, quietly filed for divorce in January and appeared at the Bexar County Courthouse Wednesday, when the split was finalized.
According to the divorce filing, the marriage had “become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities." The couple wed in 1999 and have three children: Gus, 5, and twins Julianna Tex and Henry Benjamin, 3.
Originally posted 07/25/2008 01:15PM
Martie Maguire of the Dixie Chicks gave birth to a girl, Harper Rosie Maguire, on Friday in Austin, Texas, the musician announced.
The baby, who weighed 7 lb., 10 oz. and was 20.5 inches long, is the third child for Maguire, 38, and her actor husband, Gareth Maguire, 33. The couple also have twin girls, Eva Ruth and Kathleen Emilie, who were born in April 2004.
"Martie is doing very well and Gareth and the family are over the moon," says a statement on the band's Web site.
Originally posted 01/27/2008 08:30PM
Dixie Chick Martie Maguire is pregnant, she told PEOPLE on the red carpet for the Nobelity Artists & Filmmakers Dinner in Austin to benefit the Nobelity Project Sunday.
"I'm very excited," Maguire, 38, says, adding, "We know what it is – it's a girl."
Originally posted 08/03/2007 07:00AM
Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines is prepping to take a new kind of lead in her career – in a feature film.
Originally posted 05/22/2006 03:15PM
Back in 2003, Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines created an uproar when she told a London concert audience, "Just so you know, we're ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas."
Originally posted 05/12/2006 07:50AM
When lead Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines criticized President Bush on a London stage three years ago as the Iraqi war was looming, some U.S. radio stations yanked the Texas trio from their broadcast schedules, some fans boycotted the group – and someone threatened to kill her.
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