GAC Album Review: Blake Shelton’s Based On A True Story…

CMA Entertainer of the Year Blake Shelton’s eighth studio album comes from a happy place. Based On A True Story…, which is due in stores March 26, tells the sort of tale you’d expect to hear from an artist clearly on the ascent with a soaring national profile and an ever-growing fan base. Working again [...] Read More

GAC Time Machine: Alan Jackson’s “Don’t Rock The Jukebox”

It’s hard to believe that 20 years ago this week, back in 1991, Alan Jackson‘s smash hit “Don’t Rock The Jukebox” was sitting at the top of the Billboard charts. It held the top spot for 3 weeks before getting knocked off by Ricky Van Shelton’s “I’m A Simple Man.” “Don’t Rock The Jukebox” was [...] Read More

Miranda Lambert Has a “House” Party

“The House That Built Me” touched a lot of people during its four-week stay at No. 1 this year. A bunch of people who were responsible for it — particularly Miranda Lambert and the song’s writers, Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin — were honored for the accomplishment during a No. 1 party Tuesday at the swanky Nashville restaurant Sambuca. Miranda’s fiancee, Blake Shelton, was there with his producer, Scott Hendricks — fitting because they relinquished the song to Miranda after she heard the demo while riding home from the airport with Blake. Read More