GAC Album Review: Rascal Flatts’ Changed

In many ways, the idea of being changed is appropriate for Rascal Flatts at this point in their career. When their longtime label Lyric Street Records shut its doors in Spring 2010, Rascal Flatts quickly partnered with current label home Big Machine Records and released the album, Nothing Like This, by that Thanksgiving. Throw in [...] Read More

Rascal Flatts Releases New Album Details

Rascal Flatts will release their seventh studio album, Changed, on April 3. Produced by Dann Huff, Changed follows the band’s first Big Machine Records album, Nothing Like This, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Rascal Flatts is one of only four country acts to debut six consecutive studio albums [...] Read More

Rascal Flatts Celebrates 13th No. 1 Song

Rascal Flatts celebrated their No. 1 single “I Won’t Let Go” in Nashville on Wednesday with a party hosted by Big Machine Records and ASCAP. While celebrating the song’s success with family and friends and the track’s writers, Jason Sellers and Steve Robson, the trio was surprised with the news that their first album for [...] Read More

2010 Rewind: No. 12 — Rascal Flatts Weathers Disney Shutdown

A dismal, sluggish economy was central to every part of American life in 2010, and it certainly had an effect on Music Row. Nowhere was it more obvious than when Disney shut down the Lyric Street Records office in April, creating turmoil in the lives of several artists, including Rascal Flatts. The Lyric Street closing and all that it represented is the No. 1 story among country music’s one dozen most important stories of the year. Read More

Flatt-Out Nervous: Little Rascal Creates Anxiety

With the impending birth of a baby girl in January, bass player Jay DeMarcus will become the final member of Rascal Flatts to join the ranks of fatherhood. Every member of the band is a bit of a clown — Jay jokes as much as any of the guys — but he’s quite serious about being a dad to Madeline Leigh DeMarcus. Jay and his wife, Allison, have been working on the nursery, and he’s been preparing to become the best father he can be. Read More