Top 50 Country Videos of 2013

Each year, we ask fans to help choose the best country music videos of the year for our year-end Top 50 Country Countdown. The fans have spoken and Blake Shelton tops the chart for the fourth year in a row, this time with “Boys ‘Round Here.” Last Year, fans voted Blake at No. 1 with [...] Read More

Cassadee Pope Recalls Getting Her First Guitar for Christmas

Cassadee Pope was just seven years old when she received her very first guitar for Christmas. While she didn’t learn to really play the instrument until she was 18, she treasured the gift. “I had been wanting one and I was also too afraid to ask for one because I didn’t think I could play [...] Read More

2013 Rewind: No. 7 – Country Stars Dominate Reality TV Competitions

Kellie Pickler traded in her red high heels for dancing shoes on season 16 of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, eventually winning the Mirror Ball trophy with professional partner Derek Hough. Kellie and Derek dazzled the judges and won over audiences week after week with routines ranging from spunky to sentimental. One highlight: the week [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Danielle Bradbery’s Self-Titled Debut

Danielle Bradbery is the newest country talent to emerge from the hugely popular TV singing competition, The Voice. Along with fellow The Voice winner Cassadee Pope, also coached by Blake Shelton on the show, Danielle’s journey to the championship reinforces the exploding mainstream popularity of the country music genre. Now on her self-titled debut, Danielle [...] Read More

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Shania Twain is at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Brad Paisley and LeAnn Rimes check in from the American Country Awards, Kimberly Schlapman tweets her excitement at a third season of Kimberly’s Simply Southern and Taylor Swift turns the big 2-4, at least in Australia. Here are [...] Read More