GAC’s Top 10 Country Albums of 2012

Every year, music reviewers pull from the year’s releases to create Top 10 lists. 2012 was a fantastic year for country music, offering album after album of quality titles to choose from while overall sales for the genre rose 3.2% compared to this point last year. By the very nature of a ‘Top 10′ list, [...] Read More

Alan Jackson, Eric Church & Dierks Bentley React to GRAMMY Nominations

GRAMMY nominations were announced last week and several country stars are reacting to the good news. Eric Church is up for two GRAMMY awards for his hit song “Springsteen,” including Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song. He co-wrote the song with Jeff Hyde and Ryan Tyndell. “If you’re a musical artist, the GRAMMYs [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Reveals What Drink He Likes to “Tip On Back”

Dierks Bentley knows a thing or two about adult beverages. His latest single, “Tip It On Back,” is all about the urge to grab a drink and forget about the day’s problems. So when Dierks feels the urge to ‘tip one back,’ what does he reach for? “The smart thing for me to do is [...] Read More

Lady Antebellum Doesn’t Take Album of the Year Nomination for Granted

Lady Antebellum is nominated in two categories at Thursday’s CMA Awards, including Vocal Group of the Year, a trophy they’ve picked up the last three years, and Album of the Year for Own The Night. The Album of the Year nod is extra special for the group. “When we found out that the album was [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Blake Shelton’s Cheers, It’s Christmas

Spending Christmas with Blake Shelton must be a lot like visiting your favorite uncle for some festive holiday cheer. You know the one; it’s the uncle that makes sure all the lights are twinkling, that Santa and his reindeer have found their rightful place on the lawn, and that the eggnog is stocked and ready [...] Read More