2013 Rewind: No. 10 – Country Music Goes International

Country music had a bigger international presence than ever before in 2013. The Country Music Association played a big part in spreading country music across the globe, going back across the pond with its CMA Songwriter Series and holding its first International Country Music Marketing Summit. Chris Young, Kristian Bush, Brett James and Bob DiPiero [...] Read More

Tracy Lawrence to Kick Off ACM Concert Stage at Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Tracy Lawrence is set to open the ACM Concert Stage at Cowboy Fanfest during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas December 6-December 15. Tracy joins previously announced performers Chris Young, David Nail, Bucky Covington, Sarah Darling, Brett Eldredge, Jack Ingram, Ryan Beaver, Chris Janson and Aaron Watson. Watch the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo [...] Read More

Chris Young, David Nail & More to Perform During National Finals Rodeo

For the seventh year, the Academy of Country Music will host musical performances during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas December 6 – December 15. Chris Young, David Nail, Bucky Covington, Sarah Darling, Brett Eldredge, Jack Ingram, Ryan Beaver, Chris Janson and Aaron Watson will all perform at the Rodeo Live Stage at [...] Read More

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Martina McBride hangs with a few brave men and Kellie Pickler tweets from Afghanistan while Chris Young gets in on the e-card trend, Charlie Daniels has a ‘LOL’ moment and Gloriana is feeling the freedom. Plus, Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney is looking forward to date night [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Pat Green’s Songs We Wish We’d Written II

In 2001, Texan Pat Green released an album full of his favorite songs that spanned such diverse sounds as Waylon Jennings’ “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way” and Steve Winwood’s “Can’t Find My Way Home.” The first edition, Songs We Wish We’d Written, was done in collaboration with fellow Texas artist Cory Morrow. [...] Read More