Songwriter Liz Anderson Dies at 80

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of songwriter Liz Anderson, mother of “Rose Garden” singer Lynn Anderson. Liz passed away October 31 at the age of 80 from complications of heart and lung disease. Liz and her husband Casey were successful songwriters, with Merle Haggard’s “(My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers” and [...] Read More

Reba Headlines International Festival of Country Music in London

Reba McEntire will headline the International Festival of Country Music when the festival returns to Wembley Arena in London for the first time in 20 years on February 26, 2012. This will be Reba’s first performance in the UK in 12 years. “My band, crew and I are really looking forward to going back to [...] Read More

Reba Headlines International Festival of Country Music in London

Reba McEntire will headline the International Festival of Country Music when the festival returns to Wembley Arena in London for the first time in 20 years on February 26, 2012. This will be Reba’s first performance in the UK in 12 years. “My band, crew and I are really looking forward to going back to [...] Read More

Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton & Taylor Swift Top CMA Nominations

Topping the list of final nominees with five nominations each for The 45th Annual CMA Awards are Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, and Taylor Swift. Right on their heels are The Band Perry and Zac Brown Band, who each received four nominations as a group, while individual members Kimberly Perry (of The Band Perry), [...] Read More

Grand Ole Opry & Cracker Barrel Team Up for Four New Albums

The Grand Ole Opry and Cracker Barrel have teamed up to release four new albums. The three-CD series Grand Ole Opry Classic Collection and the contemporary Our Kind of Country albums together feature more than 50 legendary and contemporary country music stars spanning six decades. “The classic collection is truly ‘classic’ in every sense of [...] Read More