GAC’s Top 10 Country Albums of 2012

Every year, music reviewers pull from the year’s releases to create Top 10 lists. 2012 was a fantastic year for country music, offering album after album of quality titles to choose from while overall sales for the genre rose 3.2% compared to this point last year. By the very nature of a ‘Top 10′ list, [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Scrapped an Album Before Recording Home

Dierks Bentley’s new album, Home, hit store shelves February 7 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Charts this week. The album is made up of 12 songs, six written or co-written by Dierks and six by talented songwriters from around Nashville. He spent a year writing songs and searching through publishing catalogs [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Dierks Bentley’s Home

On his last record, 2010’s Up On The Ridge, Dierks Bentley went Appalachian while pursuing his love for bluegrass, amidst earthy tones and Americana-influenced songs. Though the album was critically acclaimed and garnered Country Album of the Year nominations from both the Grammys and CMA, the singles didn’t achieve quite the same success at radio [...] Read More

Jerrod Niemann Goes Platinum, Dierks Bentley & Luke Bryan Go Gold

Jerrod Niemann is celebrating the start of 2012 with his first platinum single for his hit “Lover, Lover,” after the song sold more than one million copies. The No. 1 song is from his chart-topping album Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury, which also features the Top 5 and gold-certified hit, “What Do You Want.” [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Shares Details About New Album

Dierks Bentley has shared new details about his upcoming new album, Home, which hits stores February 7. This will be Dierks’ first mainstream country album since 2009’s Feel That Fire. He released the experimental bluegrass and GRAMMY nominated Up On The Ridgein 2010. “I definitely stepped away and explored some things that were more on [...] Read More