Memorial Day Salute: GAC’s Top 20 Songs & Videos Honoring Our Troops

Country songs are often a mirror to the world, a reflection of the times. As a tribute to the men and women who have served our country, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite songs and videos that honor our troops – heartfelt compositions that look at war through the eyes of [...] Read More

Memorial Day Salute: GAC’s Top 20 Songs & Videos Honoring Our Troops

Country songs are often a mirror to the world, a reflection of the times. As a tribute to the men and women who have served our country, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite songs and videos that honor our troops – heartfelt compositions that look at war through the eyes of [...] Read More

2011 Rewind: No. 10 – Kellie Pickler, Shania Twain Among Country Stars to Get Married

Several country stars tied the knot in 2011. Two of them even kicked off the year with New Year’s Day nuptials in tropical places! Shania Twain married husband Frédéric Thiébaud in Puerto Rico on New Year’s Day in front of 40 close friends and family. Shania announced their engagement on her website on December 21, [...] Read More

Chely Wright Marries Partner in Connecticut

Congratulations to Chely Wright, who married her partner, Lauren Blitzer, during a ceremony at Lauren’s aunt’s home in Connecticut on Saturday, August 20, reports People. As Lauren is Jewish and Chely is Christian, both a rabbi and a reverend presided over the wedding. Both brides wore white wedding gowns and opted not to wear veils. “We like [...] Read More

2010 Rewind: No. 9 — Chely Wright Comes Out

There were plenty of skeptics when Chely Wright became the first star with a commercially successful history in country music to publicly announce she was gay. “She’s doing it to sell a book,” some said. “She’s doing it to sell an album.” “She’s trying to revive her career.” Her associates did, in fact, persuade Chely to wait until she had a product to hawk before she came out. But that didn’t change the fact that her decision to reveal her sexuality was a huge moment in country music and a huge personal moment for her. Chely’s public confession is the No. 9 entry in GAC’s countdown of country music’s dozen biggest stories of 2010. Read More