Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Honors Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney was honored as “Tennessean of the Year” by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, February 11. He was honored not only for his role as a producer on the ESPN football documentary “Boys of Fall,” but also for his role as mentor of young adults through his contribution of thousands of [...] Read More

2010 Rewind: No. 7 — Tim McGraw, Ryan Bingham Lead Country At The Movies

From Crazy Heart to Country Strong, Hollywood and Nashville were tightly linked in 2010. Tim McGraw, Julianne Hough, Trace Adkins and Carrie Underwood all went in front of the cameras. And artists as diverse as Ryan Bingham, Billy Currington, Taylor Swift and Kenny Chesney got their music on the big screen in one way or another. Country’s role in a large number of movies ranks No. 7 in GAC’s countdown of the dozen top stories of 2010. Read More

Watch Kenny Chesney’s ‘The Making of Boys of Fall’ on GAC

Kenny Chesney put a new wrinkle on his career this year when he made his first documentary and had a No. 1 hit with the title song. Now you can peek behind the scenes with the GAC special The Making Of ‘Boys Of Fall’, which debuts Sunday evening. The film gave Kenny a chance to conduct personal interviews with a number of figures from the NFL and college football. He talked to quarterbacks Joe Namath, Troy Aikman and Brett Favre; to NFL coaches Jon Gruden, Tony Dungy, John Madden and Sean Payton; and to NCAA head coaches Mack Brown, Bobby Bowden, Bill Curry, Jim Tressel and Nick Saban. In the process, he knitted together two all-American pursuits. Read More

David Nail Leads Country’s Good Sports

There aren’t too many country stars who can boast that they’ve hit a homerun in a major-league ballpark, but David Nail now can. David popped one over the fence during a celebrity softball game Monday in Angel Stadium during the festivities surrounding Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game. His homerun is just one of numerous current sports-related items in country music, including Kenny Chesney’s new single, Big Kenny’s World Cup debut and Taylor Swift’s shot at induction into a hall of fame. Here are country’s latest sports-related stories: Read More