WATCH: Behind the Scenes of Faith Hill’s New Video

Faith Hill will debut the video for her new single, “American Heart,” tomorrow night at 9 p.m. Eastern on her website and Facebook page. It was shot in Nashville last month, was directed by Trey Fanjoy and is her first official music video in five years. The video features a beautiful heart-shaped American flag light [...] Read More

Faith Hill Will Debut Her New Single on Twitter September 30

Faith Hill will debut her new single and lyric video, “American Heart”, exclusively at Twitter.com/FaithHill on September 30. The song’s release will mark the first time a country artist has premiered a new song on Twitter. Before the song drops, Faith will live chat with fans on Twitter at 7 p.m. EST. Fans can submit [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Colt Ford’s Declaration of Independence

With each new release, Colt Ford has managed to raise his mainstream country profile. That’s no easy task for the Georgia-bred country rapper, who still has not gained widespread support at radio. However, whereas Colt’s 2008 debut Ride Through the Country entered the country album chart at No. 24, his latest genre-bending album, Declaration of [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: David Nail’s The Sound of a Million Dreams

You could almost make the argument that the current trend of infusing R&B and soul into mainstream country has a little bit to do with the success of David Nail. Singles like the Top 10 hit “Red Light” or the Grammy-nominated “Turning Home” from 2009’s I’m About To Come Alive felt like they had more [...] Read More

Taylor Swift Leads Songwriter Honors

Taylor Swift couldn’t ask for much better timing. As she heads into the last week of promotion for her new album, Speak Now, she was named Songwriter/Artist of the Year Sunday night during the Nashville Songwriters Association International’s annual songwriter awards at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin took Song of the Year for penning the emotional Miranda Lambert hit “The House That Built Me,” and Chris DuBois earned Songwriter of the Year for his work as an author of Craig Morgan’s “This Ain’t Nothin’” and the Brad Paisley singles “Then” and “Welcome To The Future.” The awards were part of a formal evening that saw four new members added to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and had 11 titles recognized by the songwriting community as the cream of the crop: Songs I Wish I’d Written. That list included “Need You Now,” “White Liar,” “Big Green Tractor” and Taylor’s “You Belong With Me.” Read More