Folk Artist & Guitarist Doc Watson Dies At 89

Legendary folk artist Doc Watson died Tuesday in Winston-Salem at the age of 89, reports the New York Times. Doc passed away in the hospital after a recent abdominal surgery. According to the Associated Press, Doc was hospitalized on Thursday after falling at his home in Deep Gap, North Carolina. Doc came into the national [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Dierks Bentley’s Home

On his last record, 2010’s Up On The Ridge, Dierks Bentley went Appalachian while pursuing his love for bluegrass, amidst earthy tones and Americana-influenced songs. Though the album was critically acclaimed and garnered Country Album of the Year nominations from both the Grammys and CMA, the singles didn’t achieve quite the same success at radio [...] Read More

Eric Church Celebrates First No. 1 Single

Eric Church is celebrating his first No. 1 single – probably with a drink in his hand. “Drink In My Hand” topped the country charts, continuing a string of firsts for Eric that includes an Album of the Year GRAMMY nomination for his album Chief; the No. 1 debut on the Billboard Top 200 chart [...] 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

GRAMMY Museum Presents “An Evening With Randy Travis”

The GRAMMY Museum will host “An Evening With Randy Travis” on September 21. The event will honor Randy’s 25-year career with Randy on hand for a special discussion and acoustic performance. Randy recently released Anniversary Celebration, a duets CD featuring artists such as Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, George Jones, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood among [...] Read More