Andy Griffith Dies at 86

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of actor/musician Andy Griffith. USA Today reports Griffith died this morning at age 86. The paper, via WITN, reported former UNC President Bill Friday, a close friend of Griffith’s, says Griffith died at his home in Dare County, North Carolina around 7 a.m. this morning. Griffith was [...] Read More

Brad Paisley Reveals “Hits” Tracks

The countdown is on for Brad Paisley. It’s 21 days until he co-hosts the 44th annual Country Music Association Awards. And it’s 12 days until the release of his two-disc Hits Alive album. The track list was unveiled Tuesday, and it includes 25 performances total — 21 different songs, some of them appearing in both studio and in-concert versions. And “Online” appears twice; it’s at the close of the studio disc and an “Online” reprise is the finale of the live disc. Read More