Carrie Underwood & Luke Bryan Among AMA Award Nominees

The nominees for the all-genre, fan-voted American Music Awards have been announced and Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan are tied for the most nominations for a country artist with two apiece. Carrie’s Blown Away and Luke’s Tailgates & Tanlines album are both up for Favorite Country Album along with Lionel Richie’s country collaboration Tuskegee. 2011 [...] Read More

Watch Backstory: Kenny Rogers TONIGHT on GAC

“There are only two ways you can compete in this business: you do what everybody else is doing and you do it better or you do something nobody else is doing and you don’t invite comparison,” says Kenny Rogers in Backstory: Kenny Rogers premiering tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern on GAC. Clearly the entertainment icon [...] Read More

Kenny Rogers Will Release His Memoir on October 2

Kenny Rogers will release his memoir, Luck or Something Like It, on October 2. In the book, he will reflect on his rise to fame and cover his personal highs and lows. He’ll speak candidly about his rough childhood, including living in the projects in Houston and growing up in poverty. He’ll also detail how [...] Read More

Academy of Country Music Announces Contribution to ACM Lifting Lives

The Academy of Country Music has made a $750,000 contribution to ACM Lifting Lives on behalf of the artists who participated in the taping of ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert. The special was filmed in Las Vegas in April, wrapping up ACM Awards week. Ticket proceeds from the taping also went [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Bucky Covington’s Good Guys

Five years after his self-titled debut, Bucky Covington is set to release his sophomore album, Good Guys, on September 11. Like his sound and style, which offers a warm mixture of ’70s country paired with a contemporary radio-ready feel, the new project is a mixture of old and new. In early 2010, Bucky was working [...] Read More