GAC Album Review: Dwight Yoakam’s 3 Pears

I never really believed in something said with a word, Dwight Yoakam drawls on the groove-heavy “Rock It All Away,” instantly reminding us just how much more powerful a phrase can be when paired with the right melody. For Dwight, the human condition has long served as inspiration, and the emotional punch he gains through [...] Read More

Listen to the Exclusive Premiere of Dwight Yoakam’s “Take Hold Of My Hand”

Dwight Yoakam is debuting tracks from his new album, 3 Pears, out September 18, by premiering a new track every day this week through different online outlets. His website, www.DwightYoakam.com, will link directly to the daily premieres. Dwight first gave fans a taste of his new music when he premiered “A Heart Like Mine “on [...] Read More

Faith Hill Among Artists Featured on Every Mother Counts 2012 Album

Faith Hill is among the artists featured on Every Mother Counts 2012, an album being released through a partnership between model Christy Turlington Burns and Starbucks. The album will benefit Christy’s organization, Every Mother Counts. She formed the organization after being inspired by her own experiences and the United Nation’s Millennium Development to reduce maternal [...] Read More

The Civil Wars to Receive ASCAP Vanguard Award

The Civil Wars will be honored with the Vanguard Award on November 6 during the 49th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards. Past ASCAP Vanguard Award honorees include Sara Bareilles, Beastie Boys, Beck, Nine Inch Nails, Arcade Fire, The Killers, Jack Johnson and Björk. “We are elated and honored to be receiving this year’s ASCAP Vanguard [...] Read More