Darius Rucker Gives Radio Credit for His Cross-Genre Success

Darius Rucker has enjoyed a lot of success in both country and pop music. He attributes his success in both genres to his affinity for radio while growing up. He tuned in to everything from Kenny Rogers to Boston, which later helped shape his career. “I was always a radio kid,” he said. “That’s the [...] Read More

2013 Rewind: No. 5 – Country Stars Aid Tornado & Boston Marathon Victims

One of the cornerstones of country music is giving back. When disaster struck in 2013, country’s biggest stars were there to offer their support. When an E5 tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013, killing 23 people and injuring 377 and leaving the town in ruins, country stars — many of whom hail [...] Read More

Top 50 Country Countdown Reveals The Top Videos of 2013

We once again turned to you, the fans, to determine the best videos of the year! Top 50 Country Countdown, hosted by HGTV’s Property Brothers Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott, airs in a special five-night event Monday through Friday, December 23-27 at 10/9c on Great American Country, counting down the top videos of 2013. A [...] Read More

2013 Rewind: No. 10 – Country Music Goes International

Country music had a bigger international presence than ever before in 2013. The Country Music Association played a big part in spreading country music across the globe, going back across the pond with its CMA Songwriter Series and holding its first International Country Music Marketing Summit. Chris Young, Kristian Bush, Brett James and Bob DiPiero [...] Read More

Justin Moore, LeAnn Rimes & More Added to American Country Awards

LeAnn Rimes, Justin Moore, Randy Houser and Thomas Rhett have been added to the list of artists will perform during the American Country Awards. Co-hosted by Trace Adkins and NASCAR’s Danica Patrick, the ACAs will air live on FOX from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas tonight, December 10, at 8/7c. Check out our special American [...] Read More