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Blake Shelton’s New Ole Red Orlando Planning Early Summer Opening After Delay

Blake Shelton’s New Ole Red Orlando Planning Early Summer Opening After Delay

Blake Shelton’s new Ole Red restaurant/bar/venue in Orlando, Fla., is now hiring in preparation for “an early summer opening,” according to a press release. Ole Red Orlando was scheduled to open on April 14. However, the COVID-19 pandemic put a damper on the plans for the grand opening. Located at the ICON Park development, the…MORE

Garth Brooks to Receive NMPA’s Songwriter Icon Award

Garth Brooks to Receive NMPA’s Songwriter Icon Award

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) will honor Garth Brooks with its Songwriter Icon Award at the organization’s first-ever virtual meeting in June. The NMPA established the Songwriter Icon Award in 2006 to recognize outstanding songwriters for personal achievement and who personify the vision of NMPA and the goals of its members. Past recipients include…MORE

Morgan Wallen Releases Liberating New Single, “More Than My Hometown” [Listen]

Morgan Wallen Releases Liberating New Single, “More Than My Hometown” [Listen]

Morgan Wallen will try to score his fourth consecutive No. 1 single with the release of “More Than My Hometown,” which impacts country radio on May 27. Co-penned by Morgan, Michael Hardy, Ernest Keith Smith and Ryan Vojtesak, “More Than My Hometown” will be included on Morgan’s upcoming sophomore album, which is expected to drop…MORE

Kelsea Ballerini Uncorks New Single, “Hole in the Bottle” [Listen]

Kelsea Ballerini Uncorks New Single, “Hole in the Bottle” [Listen]

After only four weeks, Kelsea Ballerini is pulling the plug on her current single, “The Other Girl,” featuring Halsey, to uncork a new single, “Hole in the Bottle.” “Hole in the Bottle,” which was co-penned by Kelsea, Jesse Frasure, Hillary Lindsey, Ashley Gorley and Steph Jones, impacts country radio on May 27. The new tune…MORE

Luke Combs Tops the Charts With His “Number One Songwriting Hero, Eric Church”

Luke Combs Tops the Charts With His “Number One Songwriting Hero, Eric Church”

Luke Combs’ single, “Does to Me,” featuring Eric Church, ascended to No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart this week. With his latest No. 1 single, Luke is the first country artist in history whose first eight singles have reached No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. Eric, on the other hand, scored his…MORE

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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…

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…

Chad Taylor

Chad Taylor

Get the most out of your ride home from work with Chad Taylor!

Nights With Elaina

Nights With Elaina

California native, Elaina D. Smith has become one of the strongest female presences on Country Radio. While working at Entertainment Tonight and The Insider in L.A., Elaina found her true passion when she got an opportunity to work with the wildly popular Dave, Shelly and Chainsaw morning show. Elaina caught the radio “bug” and never…

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