New Music Friday

New Music Friday highlights a few of my favorite new country music releases each week! Check out my faves from this week!

#TBT Video of the Day

It’s #TBT (Throwback Thursday for those unfamiliar with the popular hashtag)!! Every week come back here to for your weekly dose of blasts from the past!

My Favorite Producers: Jay Joyce

My Favorite Producers is a new series where I highlight my favorite producers in country music. The first installment features highlights from the production catalog of Jay Joyce.

Songs to Watch in 2016

The state of country music has often been a hot topic of discussion among fans and those in the country music community. Artists like Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Cole Swindell, and Sam Hunt have become flag bearers for the current ‘bro-country’ themes that are dominating country radio. At the same time, they are also contributing…


Hey y’all! My name is Aaron Curley and I am the mastermind behind this website/blog. I would like to personally welcome you to the AC Country Music blog. The purpose of the #ACCMblog is to allow me to share my thoughts and encounters with and within the country music community with y’all. The idea to…

2014 CMA Awards Predictions

Country Music’s Biggest Night has finally arrived!! The 48th Annual CMA Awards will be held tonight LIVE from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host the night for the 7th year in a row that will feature performances from country’s biggest stars. In between those performances there will be a few…

Dear Kacey Musgraves: An Open Letter

The following is an open letter to one of the best artists to hit country music in years. It’s extremely personal and gives y’all a look into who I am as a person.

Best of 2013: Singles Part 3 (10-1)

The final ten songs on my list of the best singles of the year feature only one male artist, one group, and a handful of outstanding female artists. These are the ten songs that, in my eyes, have been landmark singles on country radio (though not many have experienced chart success). They tackle various social…

Best of 2013: Singles – Part 2 (20-11)

A continuation of the Best Singles of 2013, this set offers the middle 10 songs found on my top 30 singles of the year. Any guesses on who the final 10 will be? Am I missing any songs so far? Let me know!

Best of 2013: Singles – Part 1 (30-21)

The year is winding down as we’ve reached the middle part of December. That means it is time to unveil the list of Best Singles of the year, as ranked by me of course. When I starting putting together this list, I realized that 1) there are several artists who appear twice this year and…

Jamie Lynn Spears, “How Could I Want More”

Jamie Lynn Spears is professionally known as the star of the Nickelodeon show Zoey 101. However, she is most known as the little sister of pop superstar Britney Spears. The younger Spears sister is showing that she has talent as well by releasing her first country music single. Let’s just say the song isn’t what…

Little Big Town, “Sober”

Little Big Town has been on the biggest high since last year’s “Pontoon” barreled them into the top of the charts. Their album, Tornado, was one of the most critically acclaimed albums of 2012 and scored them a CMA nomination for Album of the Year. After stumbling a bit on the charts with the album’s…