Chris Young Performs “Change The World” for GRAMMY’s “ReImagined” Series

Chis Young recently performed a rendition of Eric Clapton’s classic hit “Change The World” for an installment of “ReImagined,” a new online series launched by the GRAMMY Awards and The Recording Academy to spotlight contemporary artists talking about and performing their own versions of GRAMMY-nominated songs. Chris is the first country artist to participate in [...] Read More

Stars Remember GRAMMY-Winning Musician JJ Cale

JJ Cale is best-known for writing classic songs including “After Midnight” and “Call Me The Breeze,” covered by Eric Clapton and Lynyrd Skynyrd, respectively. But the influence of the GRAMMY-winning musician and songwriter, who died at age 74 on July 26 at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, California, crossed over into country as well. The [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Ricky Skaggs’ Music To My Ears

After more than 35 years as a professional musician, legendary bluegrass artist Ricky Skaggs is still driven to push his creative boundaries. The multiple CMA, ACM and GRAMMY-award winning singer, who was recently inducted into the Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame, returns with a vibrant new collection set for release on September 25. Teaming [...] Read More

Levon Helm, 71, Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

Levon Helm, legendary drummer for The Band, died Thursday, April 19 from throat cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, reports The Tennessean. His daughter Amy and wife Sandy issued a statement through his website on Tuesday afternoon, thanking fans for their support and asking for prayers as Levon entered the final stages [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Vince Gill’s Guitar Slinger

Vince Gill is getting personal on his new album. Very personal. In some ways, the title Guitar Slinger downplays the heavy themes that Vince confronts on his new twelve-song collection. Songs with names like “If I Die,” “Threaten Me With Heaven” and “When Lonely Comes Around” give an indication that strong feelings will not be [...] Read More