Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band & More Take Home GRAMMY Awards

Carrie Underwood blew away the audience at the 55thAnnual GRAMMY Awards with a stripped-down performance of “Blown Away” that led into her latest single, “Two Black Cadillacs.” While her dress turned out to be a visual centerpiece thanks to laser technology, the highlight of Carrie’s night was walking away with the GRAMMY for Best Solo [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood “Blown Away” By An Exciting 2012

Carrie Underwood was ‘blown away’ by an exciting 2012 that included a new album, headlining tour, hit songs and multiple media appearances. She played to more than half a million fans throughout her 62 show Blown Away Tour, leaving her as the top female country touring artist of the year according to Pollstar’s year-end chart. [...] Read More

Eric Church & Carrie Underwood Pick Up Year-End Touring Honors

Eric Church’s The Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour has picked up a couple of coveted year-end honors. The tour came in at No. 11 on Pollstar’s Worldwide Ticket Sales 2012 chart which includes names like Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay and Lady Gaga. He was also the only country artist to included in The New York Times feature, [...] Read More

Billboard’s Top 50 Country Albums of 2012

Billboard.com has released their Top Country Albums of 2012. Taylor Swift’s Red tops the chart with albums from Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, Lady Antebellum and Carrie Underwood rounding out the Top 5. Taylor also has two more albums appearing in the Top 50. Billboard Charts are calculated using custom formulas collecting sales, streaming and radio [...] Read More

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