GAC’s Top 20 Patriotic Songs

By David Scarlett, with Sarah Wyland If you want to hear patriotic songs, whether openly saluting the military or just extolling the virtues of everyday life in America, country music is a great place to start. The tunes that made it on our list of the 20 Greatest Country Patriotic Songs are by some of country’s [...] Read More

Happy Father’s Day: Top 20 Country Songs About Dad

Becoming a father doesn’t necessarily take a lot of talent. But being a good dad – well, that is a tough undertaking. And just when Pop gets it figured out, the kid gets a little older and treats him differently. Or another one comes along and changes up the family dynamics. Parenthood is actually a [...] Read More

Luke Bryan & Toby Keith to Headline Inaugural Flatlands Music Festival

A new country music and camping festival is coming to Kansas. Flatlands Music Festival will take place September 12-14 at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. Luke Bryan and Toby Keith are set to headline the inaugural festival. “When we were first approached to help create a new country music festival in Kansas City, we [...] Read More

Billboard’s Top 50 Country Albums of 2012

Billboard.com has released their Top Country Albums of 2012. Taylor Swift’s Red tops the chart with albums from Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, Lady Antebellum and Carrie Underwood rounding out the Top 5. Taylor also has two more albums appearing in the Top 50. Billboard Charts are calculated using custom formulas collecting sales, streaming and radio [...] Read More

Billboard’s Top 50 Country Artists of 2012

Taylor Swift has been named Billboard.com’s Top Country Artist of 2012. Taylor was also Billboard’s Top Country Artist in 2011. Jason Aldean comes in at no. 2 with Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum and Carrie Underwood rounding out the Top 5. The Top 20 includes several new faces this year. Lionel Richie secured the No. 15 [...] Read More