Sara Evans’ “A Little Bit Stronger” Is No. 1

Sara Evans is back in a big way. Her song “A Little Bit Stronger” is the No. 1 song in the country. Co-written by Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott, Luke Laird and Hillary Lindsey, the track sits atop both the Billboard and Country Aircheck charts, making Sara the first female artist to reach No. 1 this [...] Read More

2010 Rewind: No. 7 — Tim McGraw, Ryan Bingham Lead Country At The Movies

From Crazy Heart to Country Strong, Hollywood and Nashville were tightly linked in 2010. Tim McGraw, Julianne Hough, Trace Adkins and Carrie Underwood all went in front of the cameras. And artists as diverse as Ryan Bingham, Billy Currington, Taylor Swift and Kenny Chesney got their music on the big screen in one way or another. Country’s role in a large number of movies ranks No. 7 in GAC’s countdown of the dozen top stories of 2010. Read More

Carrie Underwood Receives Golden Globe Nomination

Five-time Grammy winner and two-time Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year Carrie Underwood received a new honor today with the announcement of her Golden Globe nomination in the “Best Original Song- Motion Picture” category for her co-written song “There’s A Place For Us” from the film “Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the [...] Read More

Some of Country’s Biggest Stars Score a CMA Hat Trick!

It was three cheers for three No. 1s at the annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon with the presentation of the CMA Triple Play Awards, which honor songwriters who pen three chart-topping hits in a 12 month period. The Triple Play Awards were presented at the Second Annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon, which was held at the Pinnacle [...] Read More