LeAnn Rimes to Release Spitfire June 4

LeAnn Rimes will release her new album, Spitfire, on June 4. LeAnn co-wrote nine of the songs, which reflect personal ups and downs on her journey through life. Matchbox 20’s Rob Thomas and Alison Krauss are just a couple of the special guests on the album. “This album is a peek into my world; who [...] Read More

2012 IBMA Nominations Announced

Nominees for the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Awards were announced at a press conference at Nashville’s Loveless Barn, and perennial favorites Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out led the pack with nominations in nine categories as a band and for individual members. They’re followed by Alison Krauss & Union Station with eight nominations, and Blue [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Mercyland: Hymns for the Rest of Us

I want all God’s children to live in harmony, Phil Madeira sings in earnest on the bluesy title track of his non-denominational gospel project, Mercyland: Hymns for the Rest of Us. Due in stores Tuesday, April 24, Mercylandbrings together leading Americana and folk artists with a message of unity and the idea that God is [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Joe Nichols’ It’s All Good

In many ways, It’s All Good is like the first page in the next chapter from the book of Joe Nichols. Just this past January, the 34-year-old Arkansas native released a greatest hits project that included chart-toppers like “Brokenheartsville” and “Gimmie That Girl.” Now with an empty canvas, Joe returns with his eighth studio album, [...] Read More