Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Brings In Historic Ratings for GAC

GAC’s exclusive live coverage of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas on December 1-10 brought in historic ratings for the network. The WNFR delivered a network record of 9.8 million viewers across all telecasts, 4.1 million in adults ages 25-54. GAC was able to connect the interest country music fans have for rodeo [...] Read More

GAC’s Top 10 Workin’ Man (& Woman) Videos

Aaron Tippin earned a PhD, Merle Haggard’s got the blues and Travis Tritt asks for mercy. When it comes to country music, the working man is one busy guy. But only a few artists can “bring home the bacon and fry it up in a pan” in their videos. We worked overtime to come up [...] Read More

GAC Reveals Full List of the Top 50 Videos of the ’90s

GAC asked you, the fans, to help us pick the Top 50 Videos of the ’90s and all this week host Neal McCoy counted them down! Here’s the final list — we hope each song title brings back lots of good memories! See the re-air times for the series HERE. Check out the list below and leave us [...] Read More

Jamey Johnson: The Insider’s Outsider

By Robert K. Oermann © 2011 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Jamey Johnson has a way of defying our expectations. At a time when it is harder than ever to sell full-length albums relative to single digital tracks, he has followed his Mercury Nashville Gold-certified That Lonesome Song with a [...] Read More

2010 Rewind: No. 7 — Tim McGraw, Ryan Bingham Lead Country At The Movies

From Crazy Heart to Country Strong, Hollywood and Nashville were tightly linked in 2010. Tim McGraw, Julianne Hough, Trace Adkins and Carrie Underwood all went in front of the cameras. And artists as diverse as Ryan Bingham, Billy Currington, Taylor Swift and Kenny Chesney got their music on the big screen in one way or another. Country’s role in a large number of movies ranks No. 7 in GAC’s countdown of the dozen top stories of 2010. Read More