Gene Watson Recreates His Classics Note-for-Note on The Best of the Best

By Robert K. Oermann © 2012 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Honky-tonk legend Gene Watson is celebrating his 50th anniversary as a recording artist with a flurry of activity that has made him gladly busy. “He’s extremely happy right now,” reported his manager, John Lytle, President, Lytle Management Group. “He [...] Read More

Memorial Day Salute: GAC’s Top 20 Songs & Videos Honoring Our Troops

Country songs are often a mirror to the world, a reflection of the times. As a tribute to the men and women who have served our country, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite songs and videos that honor our troops – heartfelt compositions that look at war through the eyes of [...] Read More

Memorial Day Salute: GAC’s Top 20 Songs & Videos Honoring Our Troops

Country songs are often a mirror to the world, a reflection of the times. As a tribute to the men and women who have served our country, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite songs and videos that honor our troops – heartfelt compositions that look at war through the eyes of [...] Read More

Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert Among Artists To Play Watershed Music Festival

Live Nation Entertainment and ACM Promoter of the Year Brian O’Connell have partnered for The Watershed Music Festival, a new country music festival that will take place August 3-5 at the Gorge Amphitheater in Oregon, reports MusicRow. Dierks Bentley, Kix Brooks, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are among the artists scheduled to perform. “For years, [...] Read More

Montgomery Gentry Will Kick Off Riverfront Stage Performances at CMA Music Festival

More than 40 country stars of the past, present and future will perform on the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage during CMA Music Festival held June 7-10 in downtown Nashville. Montgomery Gentry will kick off the performances, returning to CMA Music Festival for the first time since 2009. “Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry are the perfect act [...] Read More