GAC Album Review: Colt Ford’s Declaration of Independence

With each new release, Colt Ford has managed to raise his mainstream country profile. That’s no easy task for the Georgia-bred country rapper, who still has not gained widespread support at radio. However, whereas Colt’s 2008 debut Ride Through the Country entered the country album chart at No. 24, his latest genre-bending album, Declaration of [...] Read More

Jason Aldean Enjoying the Career that Almost Didn’t Happen

Jason Aldean had a year to remember in 2011. His My Kinda Party album went double platinum, he chalked up several No. 1 hits, headlined one of the top country tours, and by year’s end, had a heap of award nominations and wins to his credit. By the time he was done accepting awards, he [...] Read More

Kenny Chesney, Colt Ford Grateful for Grammy Nominations

Stars are continuing to react to the news that their work has received GRAMMY consideration after nominations were announced last Wednesday. Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter’s “You and Tequila” is nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance and Best Country Song. The nominations come nearly 10 years after Matraca Berg and Deana Carter penned the tune. [...] Read More

Stars React to GRAMMY Nominations

GRAMMY nominations are in and the stars are reveling in the good news. Blake Shelton received nominations in three of the four country categories, including Best Country Solo Performance for “Honey Bee,” Best Country Song for “God Gave Me You” and Best Country Album for his album, Red River Blue. “It’s one thing to be [...] Read More

Jason Aldean’s My Kinda Party Certified Double Platinum

Jason Aldean’s My Kinda Party has been certified double platinum for sales of over two million units just 10 months after its release date. The album is 2011’s best selling country album and has produced three No. 1 hits, each of which has also been certified platinum for digital downloads. His most most recent No. [...] Read More