Happy Mother’s Day: Top 20 Country Songs About Mom

The perfect country song, according to David Allan Coe’s hilarious classic “You Never Even Called Me By My Name,” requires that you refer to trains, trucks, prison, gettin’ drunk and – of course – mama. By those standards, none of these songs are perfect, but they’re all at least very good at paying homage to [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Martina McBride’s Eleven

There have been a few changes for Martina McBride since she released her 2009 album, Shine. For starters, she joined the Republic Nashville label in 2010 and switched up management companies as well. In addition to working with these new partners, Martina is readying her eleventh studio album, appropriately titled Eleven, with the help of [...] Read More

Martina McBride Hopes Daughters Hear Her “Mom” Voice

Martina McBride has a successful, not to mention busy, career. She’s continuing to make her mark on country music with songs including her latest, “I’m Gonna Love You Through It” — but being a mother to her three girls is her top priority. Her oldest daughter, Delaney, is 16 and only a couple years away from leaving home. Martina [...] Read More

Martina McBride Explores Songwriting on New Album

When Martina McBride releases her new album, Eleven, on October 11, she will be credited as a co-writer on over half of the album’s 11 tracks. Before Eleven, Martina relied on Nashville’s numerous talented songwriters to find her songs, enjoying the process of uncovering songs she connected with. “When I moved to Nashville I just [...] Read More

Martina McBride Will Release Eleven on October 11

Martina McBride will release her 11th studio album, appropriately titled Eleven, on October 11. The album, Martina’s first for her new Republic Nashville label home, will feature 11 tracks, six of which Martina co-wrote. Eleven comes at a time when not just the music is new for Martina. She has found herself on a new [...] Read More