Fact: Beyonce's first foray into country music has won the thumbs up from the Dixie Chicks, after they chose to cover her new track Daddy Lessons during a show in Manchester, England on Saturday night (30Apr16). However, singer Natalie Maines missed her cue during the intro and laughed, "I already messed this whole thing up." Daddy Lessons features on the R&B superstar's new album, Lemonade.
Tweet: "Just so you know, 12 years ago today, over half of this country had lost their minds and some questioned my knowitallness. #dummies" Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines recalls anti-Iraq War comments she made about then-President George W. Bush during a gig in London that sparked outcry back home in her native America.
Quote: "I'm all sweaty in this tube top and its (sic) puddling. Why did I wear all black?" Dixie Chicks star Emily Robison questions her stage outfit choice as she performs with her band Court Yard Hounds in the Chicago, Illinois sun at the Lollapalooza festival on Saturday (03Aug13).
Quote: "I like drastic changes with my hair. I always have. But also, there was something so fantastic about how easy no hair is. Oh my God! Shaving my head was just awesome. I got to feel a bit what it’s like to be a guy - to not have to waste that kind of time on your hair and what you look like. If only we could pee standing up!" Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines on shaving her head.
Quote: "(My husband) Adrian (Pasdar) is an actor and never knows where his next job is going to be, and, in that world, you have to take whatever jobs come your way... Working seems more important to him, as far as completing him, and I don’t have that same thing. I like being a mom and taking care of the house and doing all of that, so it doesn’t feel like a big sacrifice." Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines likes her role as a stay-at-home mum.
Fact: Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines has recorded a cover of the Beach Boys' God Only Knows for the series finale of hit TV drama Big Love. The track, which features Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith on drums, marks her first release since 2006's Grammy-winning Chicks album Taking the Long Way.
Fact: EAGLES and Dixie Chicks will open the new 7,100-seat Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles in October (07) with back-to-back shows. The new $2.5 billion sports and entertainment venue is being completed near the Staples Center and Los Angeles Convention Center.
Quote: "We'd like to dedicate this song to K-FED (Kevin Federline). I don't think anyone is dedicating songs to him right now." Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines introduces WHITE TRASH WEDDING at their Los Angeles concert on Friday night (24NOV06), which was met with thunderous applause.
Quote: "The public like to see that you're more f**ked up than they are." Dixie Chicks star NATALIE MAINES.
Fact: THE Dixie Chicks' anti-PRESIDENT George W Bush controversy is far from over - TV executives at US network NBC have refused to air ads for the trio's new documentary, SHUT UP + SING, claiming they are disparaging of Bush.
Quote: "He makes a lot of jokes but he makes a lot of sense at the same time." Dixie Chicks star Emily Robison on why she has donated cash to quirky writer KINKY FREIDMAN's campaign to become Governor of her native Texas.
Quote: "I tried to stay very far away from her... We felt so vulnerable... Emily and I did not want to do the show (but) Natalie never wavered." Dixie Chicks star MARTIE MAGUIRE admits she didn't want to go ahead with a 2003 Dallas, Texas show after singer Natalie Maines received a death threat explaining she'd be shot onstage for comments she made against US President GEORGE W BUSH.
Quote: "I would have said something super brilliant if I had known anybody was listening something smarter but it probably would have gotten me in way more trouble " Dixie Chicks star Natalie Maines jokes about the 2003 anti-US President George W Bush remark she made onstage in London that sparked a patriotic backlash against her and her bandmates