Keith Urban Donates Profits from “For You” to Navy SEALS

Keith Urban will donate all of his artist and publishing royalties of his latest single, “For You,” to the Navy SEAL Foundation, which supports SEAL families and their parent commands by easing financial burdens, establishing support networks and funding command sponsored activities. Keith co-wrote “For You” with Monty Powell for the motion picture Act of [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Act of Valor – The Album (Soundtrack)

The film Act of Valor, currently in theaters, is the fictional story of a Navy SEAL team working to recover a kidnapped CIA operative. Like other Hollywood action films, the movie showcases adrenaline-pumping combat scenes along with other elements like modern battlefield technology. Unlike other Hollywood films, Act of Valor also features true-to-life, active-duty Navy [...] Read More

Lady A’s Hillary Scott, “Need” Awarded

“Need You Now” lofted Lady Antebellum from a well-regarded band within country music to one that’s recognized across multiple genres, and it already won Single Record and Song of the Year during the Academy of Country Music Awards in April. With the Country Music Association set to hand out its trophies on Wednesday, “Need You Now” claimed yet another victory Monday when it won Song of the Year from SESAC and — combined with “I Run To You” and “Our Kind Of Love” — earned group member Hillary Scott recognition as the performing-rights organization’s Songwriter of the Year in a black-tie event on Music Row. SESAC is one of three American PROs, responsible for collecting and distributing money for songwriters, so its recognition is symbolic of just how financially rewarding the song has been. Read More

Some of Country’s Biggest Stars Score a CMA Hat Trick!

It was three cheers for three No. 1s at the annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon with the presentation of the CMA Triple Play Awards, which honor songwriters who pen three chart-topping hits in a 12 month period. The Triple Play Awards were presented at the Second Annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon, which was held at the Pinnacle [...] Read More