GAC Album Review: Ashley Monroe’s Like A Rose

Known mostly to country music fans as one-third of the all girl outlaw troupe Pistol Annies, Ashley Monroe heads solo this time around with her new project, Like A Rose. Produced by Vince Gill and Justin Niebank (LeAnn Rimes, Vince’s Guitar Slinger), Like A Rose laces stirring traditional country with vivid storytelling and Ashley’s unforgettable [...] Read More

Taylor Swift Missing from Grammy List

At the beginning of 2010, Taylor Swift walked away with four Grammy Awards, including the Album of the Year honor for Fearless. But when the 53rd annual Grammy nominees were unveiled Wednesday night, Taylor’s name was nowhere to be found among the 109 categories. Stunning? A little, though not entirely. For starters, the eligibility period runs Sept. 1, 2009 through Sept. 30, 2010. Her new album, Speak Now, didn’t come out until late October, so that project is ineligible. “Fearless” and “Mine” were both released as singles, and she had a couple of titles on the Valentine’s Day soundtrack, and any of those could have potentially found a space on the Grammy list. But they didn’t. Read More