GAC Album Review: Blake Shelton’s Based On A True Story…

CMA Entertainer of the Year Blake Shelton’s eighth studio album comes from a happy place. Based On A True Story…, which is due in stores March 26, tells the sort of tale you’d expect to hear from an artist clearly on the ascent with a soaring national profile and an ever-growing fan base. Working again [...] Read More

Garth Brooks, Connie Smith & Pig Robbins Inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

Garth Brooks had previously said he’d be emotional during his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, but tears started flowing before he even entered the building for Sunday’s Induction Ceremony. Some of Garth’s personal heroes – George Strait, Bob Seger and James Taylor– were on hand for the ceremony. “I moved to this [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: JT Hodges’ Self-Titled Debut

Ask longtime country music fans what one ingredient stands out amongst the others in that genre and you’ll likely hear a certain answer more than the rest; the storytelling. On his self-titled debut release, which hits stores on August 21, newcomer JT Hodges offers up a rare collection of characters and stories with a brilliant [...] Read More

Kenny Chesney Adds ACM Guitarist of the Year Kenny Greenberg to His Band

Kenny Chesney has added the Academy of Country Music’s 2012 Guitarist of the Year Kenny Greenberg to his already-versatile backing band for his Brothers of the Sun Tour, which he’ll co-headline with Tim McGraw. Kenny Greenberg, a noted Nashville session musician, has worked with Bob Seger, Willie Nelson and Etta James, among others. Greenberg moved [...] Read More

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Chris Young proves the bromance is still alive, Taylor Swift bakes, Blake Shelton and Thompson Square react to GRAMMY nominations and Sara Evans and Eli Young Band give thanks to their fans. Here are our picks for the Top 10 Country Tweets Of The Week. Chris Young [...] Read More