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

GAC Album Review: Christmas with Scotty McCreery

A year after releasing his platinum-selling debut, Clear As Day, former American Idol champ Scotty McCreery is getting into the holiday spirit with a new project, Christmas with Scotty McCreery. The 11-song set pairs Christmas standards with selected originals as Scotty has fun showing off a few different sounds. Scotty McCreery Photo Gallery » Favoring [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Edens Edge’s self-titled debut

Through a series of events that some might even consider fate, Edens Edge is set to release their self-titled debut album on June 12. The trio, made up of Hannah Blaylock (lead vocals), Cherrill Green (harmony vocals, mandolin, banjo) and Dean Berner (harmony vocals, guitar, dobro) formed while attending Arkansas Tech and it’s been one [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Carrie Underwood’s Blown Away

There’s no escaping Carrie Underwood’s grasp on Blown Away, the country diva’s captivating fourth studio album, due in stores May 1. Like a lightning strike starting a fire, an intense tour-de-force ignites Carrie’s first record since 2009’s double-platinum Play On as the singer/songwriter displays compelling emotional range. Blown Away opens with three songs that, quite [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood, Little Big Town Volunteer at ACM Lifting Lives Camp

The 2nd Annual ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp is underway in Nashville this week and stars including Little Big Town and Carrie Underwood are lending their time to the program. The camp is open to campers with developmental disabilities who are also talented in music and serves as a study of Williams syndrome and other developmental disabilities. [...] Read More