GAC Album Review: Christmas with Scotty McCreery

A year after releasing his platinum-selling debut, Clear As Day, former American Idol champ Scotty McCreery is getting into the holiday spirit with a new project, Christmas with Scotty McCreery. The 11-song set pairs Christmas standards with selected originals as Scotty has fun showing off a few different sounds. Scotty McCreery Photo Gallery » Favoring [...] Read More

Easton Corbin Heads Current Vegas Pack

One of the most storied groups of performers in Las Vegas history is the Rat Pack, the informal conglomeration of entertainers that included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop. Easton Corbin is at the head of a new pack in Las Vegas Monday night, joining Lady Antebellum as the top nominees for the inaugural American Country Awards, with seven nominations apiece. Carrie Underwood came in with six, and Miranda Lambert and Josh Turner each picked up five for the ACAs, which will be handed out on FOX based on voting by fans. Easton’s had a good year, netting No. 1 singles with “A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It.” Still no one was more surprised than him to discover his name at the top of the list. Read More

Guitarist Fred Carter Jr., Father of Deana Carter, Passes

Our sincere condolences go out to the family of Fred Carter, Jr., legendary Nashville guitarist, who passed away on July 17 from stroke-related causes at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Carter was the third of seven children born to Fred and Hattie “Tillie” Carter of Winnsboro, Louisiana. A loving husband and father, Carter is survived by his [...] Read More