Great American Country’s Top 10 Albums of 2013

While several conversations this year focused on the struggle that women artists face on the country music charts, female artists delivered some of the best albums of 2013. From Kacey Musgraves to Ashley Monroe and Brandy Clark, it’s been a banner year for female country singers. Gritty realism and emotional honesty marked many of the [...] Read More

Country Stars Remember Ray Price

As news of Ray Price’s death spread on Monday, country stars offered their condolences and memories of the country legend. Willie Nelson, who counted Ray among his closest friends, issued this statement about his passing: We are sad beyond words at the passing of our good friend, the legendary Ray Price. Our prayers are for [...] Read More

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

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Shania Twain is at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Brad Paisley and LeAnn Rimes check in from the American Country Awards, Kimberly Schlapman tweets her excitement at a third season of Kimberly’s Simply Southern and Taylor Swift turns the big 2-4, at least in Australia. Here are [...] Read More

Florida Georgia Line Wins Big at American Country Awards

Florida Georgia Line was the big winner at Tuesday night’s American Country Awards, bringing home a total of six guitars, including Artist of the Year: New Artist and Single of the Year, Single of the Year: New Artist, Music Video of the Year: New Artist, Most Played Radio Track and Most Played Radio Track: New [...] Read More