Category Archives: NCD News

Garth Brooks Helps Honor Sam & Dave at “Grammy Salute to Music Legends” TV Special [Watch Preview]

Garth Brooks Helps Honor Sam & Dave at “Grammy Salute to Music Legends” TV Special [Watch Preview]

The Recording Academy hosted its fourth Grammy Salute to Music Legends television special in July at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre to honor its 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees included Sam & Dave, Black Sabbath, George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, Billy Eckstine, Donny Hathaway, Julio Iglesias, and Dionne Warwick, while Lou…MORE

Keith Urban Announces 2020 Las Vegas Residency

Keith Urban Announces 2020 Las Vegas Residency

Keith Urban is coming to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for 12 dates in 2020. The Sin City residency—dubbed Keith Urban Live—features multiple dates in January, April, July, August and November. The 12-date residency follows two sold-out performances at the newly renovated venue in September 2019. Keith Urban Live Jan. 10, 11,…MORE

Josh Turner Wins First GMA Dove Award for “I Saw the Light”

Josh Turner Wins First GMA Dove Award for “I Saw the Light”

Josh Turner won his first Gospel Music Association Dove Award at the 50th annual GMA Dove Awards on Oct. 15 in Nashville. Josh took home the trophy for Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year for “I Saw The Light.” “I Saw the Light” is featured on Josh’s first album of gospel music, I Serve a…MORE

Radio Hall of Fame Member Bob Kingsley Dies at 80

Radio Hall of Fame Member Bob Kingsley Dies at 80

One of the most recognizable radio voices in the world, Bob Kingsley, 80, passed away at his home in Weatherford, Texas, on Oct. 17 after a battle with cancer. As the former host and executive producer of Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40, Bob has been inducted into both the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame…MORE

CMT Artists of the Year Recap & Red Carpet Photo Gallery

CMT Artists of the Year Recap & Red Carpet Photo Gallery

CMT’s Artists of the Year celebration invaded Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Oct. 16. The star-studded evening featured performances from some of country’s biggest names as CMT honored its five Artists of the Year—Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett—as well as Reba McEntire (Artist of a Lifetime award) and…MORE

Blake Shelton Releases Soulful New Song, “Jesus Got a Tight Grip” [Listen]

Blake Shelton Releases Soulful New Song, “Jesus Got a Tight Grip” [Listen]

Blake Shelton dropped a soulful new song, “Jesus Got a Tight Grip,” on Oct. 16. Co-penned by Blake, Chase McGill, Jessi Alexander and Rhett Akins, “Jesus Got a Tight Grip” will be featured on Blake’s upcoming album, Fully Loaded: God’s Country, which will drop on Dec. 13. The 12-song offering will feature five new tunes—including…MORE

Cam and Hubby Announce They Are Expecting Their First Child

Cam and Hubby Announce They Are Expecting Their First Child

Cam and husband Adam Weaver announced they are expecting their first child via a video on social media on Oct. 15. “We’ve been keeping a secret to ourselves for the past seven months, but I feel like it’s time to let you guys in on it,” says Cam in the clip, as the camera pans…MORE

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Dakota

Dakota

Well, hello there! I’m so excited to hang out with you Monday through Friday from 10am to 3pm. My life is busy as I balance two jobs with getting a master’s degree in Journalism but being busy keeps me out of trouble. I’ve been lucky enough to work as a radio DJ in Bakersfield, Los…

Dave Daniels

Dave Daniels

The 2018 Academy of Country Music Small Market Personality! It’s a great honor to be recognized for the work we do on air and around our community. We have only been here a short time in Ventura County, taking up residence in Camarillo. My wife and I are starting to find our favorite places to…

Justin Taylor

Justin Taylor

Justin was originally born and raised in the Midwest growing up in Iowa in a small farm town, later after moving to Salt Lake City is where he discovered radio in high school. He’s had a 25 year career in radio between Salt Lake City and Tampa doing pretty much everything the radio has to…

Shawn Parr

Shawn Parr

Host Shawn Parr is no stranger to Country radio. Before joining NASH NIGHTS LIVE, he was the voice of KKGO after spending years at the Los Angeles powerhouse KZLA. He has also been the voice of Dick Clark Productions for the past two decades, and his work includes announcing the American Music Awards, the Golden…

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