Taylor Swift Dominates Billboard Music Awards

The 2013 Billboard Music Awards belonged to Taylor Swift. She took home eight trophies, including Top Artist and Top Billboard 200 album for Red, making her the night’s big winner. Nominated in 11 categories, she was also named Top Digital Songs Artist, Top Country Artist, Top Country Song for “We Are Never Ever Getting Back [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band & More Take Home GRAMMY Awards

Carrie Underwood blew away the audience at the 55thAnnual GRAMMY Awards with a stripped-down performance of “Blown Away” that led into her latest single, “Two Black Cadillacs.” While her dress turned out to be a visual centerpiece thanks to laser technology, the highlight of Carrie’s night was walking away with the GRAMMY for Best Solo [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band & More Take Home GRAMMY Awards

Carrie Underwood blew away the audience at the 55thAnnual GRAMMY Awards with a stripped-down performance of “Blown Away” that led into her latest single, “Two Black Cadillacs.” While her dress turned out to be a visual centerpiece thanks to laser technology, the highlight of Carrie’s night was walking away with the GRAMMY for Best Solo [...] Read More

2012 Rewind: No. 1 – Taylor Swift Shatters Sales Records

When Taylor Swift announced the release date of her Red album and debuted the project’s lead single, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” during a live chat in August, there was no doubt that the album would be a big seller. The single itself shattered sales records, topping iTunes charts in under an hour [...] Read More

GAC’s Top 10 Country Albums of 2012

Every year, music reviewers pull from the year’s releases to create Top 10 lists. 2012 was a fantastic year for country music, offering album after album of quality titles to choose from while overall sales for the genre rose 3.2% compared to this point last year. By the very nature of a ‘Top 10′ list, [...] Read More