2011 Rewind: No. 9 – Country Stars Shine on Reality TV

Country stars were well-represented in reality TV in 2011. From The Voice and American Idol to Celebrity Apprentice and The Biggest Loser, stars were giving up their guitars and putting on their game faces or else signing for their chance to be music’s next big thing. Perhaps the biggest reality star from the country music [...] Read More

John Rich Wins Celebrity Apprentice

It came down to Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka, telling John Rich and actress Marlee Matlin that it was the closest finale in Celebrity Apprentice history before “The Donald” named John this year’s Celebrity Apprentice. John won $250,000 for his charity, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, bringing his total for the hospital to over one million [...] Read More

GAC Trivia Time: Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins has never been afraid to try new things…in life or in music. Sometimes his music makes you think, while other times you might want to “shut your mouth and slap your grandma,” all while shaking your “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk.” (Sorry Grandma!) His journey to the top has been anything but ordinary. In fact, [...] Read More

Clay Walker Fights For Success

Entrepreneurs are often encouraged to put together a business plan before they launch a company. Clay Walker might not have known what a typical one looks like, but before he ever reached the national limelight, he did an impressive job of building the blueprint for his own five-year path to glory with a day planner. Clay projected the kinds of songs his band would play, the venues they needed to appear in and a general timeline from the first show to the moment when a recording deal came. Read More